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Golf Tournament ng Sorok Uni Foundation para sa mga Leproso, inilunsad

Muling inilunsad ang 6th Sorok Golf Tournament sa pangunguna ng Sorok-Uni Foundation. Layon ng Sorok-Uni Foundation na makatulong sa mga walang tahanan at kinalimutang indibiduwal dahil sa pagdurusa sa sakit na leprosy o ketong sa Pilipinas. Ang ginanap na golf tournament ay naglalayong matulungan ang  mga may ketong sa Culion Island sa lalawigan ng Palawan. Ayon kay Mr. Jae J. Jang, chairman and founder, Sorok Uni Foundation, ang ganitong mga aktibidad ay pagpapakita ng suporta […]

Donaire frustrated after Magdaleno refuses their rematch

(Eagle News) — Former boxing champion Nonito “The Filipino Flash ”Donaire confirmed that Jessie Magdaleno had refused a rematch with him. According to Donaire, he received the call coming from the top rank promotions executive Todd Duboef that Magdaleno refused his request for their rematch. Magdaleno got the WBO Super bantamweight champion title from Donaire last November wherein their undercard was the Pacquiao vs. Vargas showdown (Eagle News Service)

TNT wins over Beermen in series

(Eagle News) — Talk N’ Text Katropa defeated San Miguel Beermen in the best of seven semi-finals series on February 16, 2017 with a score of 101-94. Kelly Williams and Ranidel De Ocampo of TNT both scored 18 points while Roger Pogoy had eleven points and seven rebounds. Because of their victory against Beermen, TNT needs only one more game to enter into the semi-finals. The next game of the series will be on February 18, […]

Gin Kings evens the series vs. the Hots Shots, 2-2

Barangay Ginebra Kings evened out the game into a 2-2 draw in their best of seven semifinal games after defeating the Star Hot Shots with the score of 93-86. Jervy Cruz became the top scorer in the said game with his 21 points while Japeth Aguilar got 18 points and 10 rebounds. In the last minutes of the game, the Hot Shots tried to reach the score of their opponent with their player Allein Maliksi’s […]

Beermen ties 2-2 series vs. TNT

San Miguel Beermen tied with TNT Katropa, with a 2-2 game in the  best of seven semi-finals after beating TNT Tuesday, 97-86, at the Moa Arena. Chris Ross of Beermen led the game by scoring 31 points while June Mar Fajardo had 15 points and 15 rebounds. Alex Cabagnot and Marcio Lassiter scored 12 points. Beermen had a chance at revenge after winning the game in the series.   Before this, they lost in their two […]

Ginebra finally wins over Star Hotshots in PBA semis over Star, 73-62

Barangay Ginebra San Miguel beat the Star Hotshots on game 3 of the best-of-seven Philippine Cup semi-finals. With a score of 73-62, the Gin Kings broke away from a possible 3-0 HOLE and will continue to fight for their lives as the semis continue on at 2-1. Ginebra dominated from the first quarter, until the Star challenged on the second half. Game 4 is set on Wednesday at Smart Araneta Coliseum. Scores: Ginebra (73): Mercado […]

ONE Championship chairman sees Eduard Folayang as Philippines’ next global sports icon

IF there is one athlete who put the Philippines on the map of the international sporting scene, it is Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao. Pacquiao has captured 13 world titles in eight different weight classes and was hailed “Fighter of the Year” three times by both The Ring Magazine and the Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA). In addition, the BWAA body recognized Pacquiao with the “Fighter of the Decade” citation for the 2000s. Aside […]

Boxing: Pick my opponent, Pacquiao asks fans

MANILA, Philippines (AFP) — Manny Pacquiao on Monday asked his legions of Twitter followers to choose his opponent after announcing his next world title defence will be in the United Arab Emirates. “See you in UAE for my next fight. #TeamPacquiao” the WBO world welterweight champion tweeted, appearing to scupper reports that he would next fight Australia’s Jeff Horn in Brisbane in April. Pacquiao then posted a poll on his official Twitter feed asking his […]

Star, Ginebra faces off at Game 3

Tonight marks the third game of the semifinals between the Star Hotshots and Barangay Ginebra, and with the latter’s backs against the wall, this promises a grueling match-up to watch out for. The Star Hotshots is at an advantage with a 2-0 lead, but they cannot be complacent as both games were tight. Star won by just 4 points in Game 1 (78-74), and was down by only 2 points in Game 2 (91-89). However, […]

Talk ‘N Text gets semis game 3, sets 2-1 lead over San Miguel Beermen

    After winning Game 1 of the semi-finals, San Miguel Beermen succumbs back-to-back from Tropang TNT as the latter gets Game 2, and just yesterday, the third match of the best-of-seven series, 98-92. Six of the Tropa finished with double-digit points, the highest being veteran Ranidel De Ocampo who drilled 24 points, including crucial free throws at the 8.1 mark of the game, not to mention 9 rebounds and 3 assists. Rookie Roger Pogoy […]

Star Hotshots draws first blood in semis match against Ginebra

Star Hotshots won game 1 of their best-of-seven semi-finals match against Ginebra, 78-74. The Hotshots took home the first win of the series led by the “Angas Ng Tondo” Paul Lee, listing 18 points and five assists, while Mark Barroca scored 17 and Marc Pingris with 12 points and five assists. The game was tight since the first quarter. But the Hotshots lived up to their name and emerged victorious. An expected grueling game 2 […]

Beermen take 1-0 lead against Talk ‘N Text

San Miguel Beermen won over TNT Katropa to take a 1-0 lead in their best of seven semi-finals series in the 2017 PBA Cup with the score 111-98 on Thursday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Marcio Lassiter of the Beermen scored 22 points, 8 rebounds and five assists while June Mar Fajardo scored 21 points and 8 rebounds and Alex Cabagnot scored 20 points. Since the first quarter, beermen stood out against the TNT. The […]