Unless it changes its mind at the last minute, Columbian Dyip is expected to make CJ Perez as its top pick in the annual PBA Rookie Draft today at the Robinson’s Place in Ermita, Manila before an expected huge Sunday crowd in the midst of a Christmas buying spree.
Action starts at 6 p.m. with the Blaze Spikers and Cargo Movers bracing for an all-out war in their fifth straight finals duel in this prestigious women’s club tourney bankrolled by Asics, Isuzu, Mikasa, Senoh, Mueller, UCPB Gen and Bizooku with Genius Sports as technical provider.
COMEBACKING IM Ricky de Guzman and WFM Allaney Jia Doroy provided the worthiest performances of host Philippines with a pair of inspiring victories in the fourth round of the 17th Asian Continental Chess Championships -2nd Manny Pacquiao Cup at the Tiara Oriental Hotel in Makati City.
WESTMINSTER High School crushed Tiong Se, 95-43, and Philippine Cultural College humbled Chiang Kai Shek College, 84-77, in a pair of 50 years old and aboce action in the Tanduay Athletics-Metro Manila Tiong Lian alumni basketball tournament at the Tanduay gym last Wednesday.
INTERNATIONAL Master Roderick Nava made short work of IM Novendra Priasmoro of Indonesia to emerge as the highest-placed Filipino player after three rounds in the 17th Asian Continental Chess Championships-2nd Manny Pacquiao Cup at the Tiara Oriental Hotel in Makati.
Micaela Jasmine Mojdeh and Marc Bryan Dula, dubbed by local sportswriters as the “future of Philippine swimming”, said the assurances of support of the PSC, headed by Chairman William “Butch” Ramirez, serve as an inspiration to young swimmers like them to strive harder and bring honors to the country.