Boost for PBA

Philippine Basketball Association commissioner Willie Marcial was sounding ecstatic at the other end of the line. And the reason was not hard to find.

Nat'l chess team faces revamp

THE smashing 1-2 finish of New York City-based GM Mark Paragua and GM Rogelio Antonio, Jr. in the recent Pichay Cup “Battle of GMs” rapid online chess tournament is forcing the hand of the National Chess Federation of the Philippines (NCFP) to consider a revamp in the national team.

Yuka P4.02M richer

Saso wound up two strokes behind Watanabe. But her effort more than underscored her readiness to go big-time after a brilliant amateur career that included a World Junior Girls Championship in 2016, a Girls Junior PGA Championship in 2019, two victories in the Philippine pro circuit and a third place finish in the inaugural Augusta Women’s Amateur, also last year.