NBA restart plan gets backing

June 15, 2020
The nation's leading expert on infectious diseases said that he approves of the NBA's restart plan, calling it "quite creative" and a possible blueprint for other professional sports leagues to follow.

E-Gilas bets ready for battles

June 15, 2020
“Napakalaking bagay po ito. It’s a great honor to represent our country and I’m sure na buong Pilipinas nakasuporta lalo’t ito ang magiging kauna-unahan na international tournament sa gitna ng pandemic,” two-time NBA2K Asia champion Rial “Rial” Polog Jr. said.

Mikee chides Gilas program director

June 15, 2020
Since he’s only a guest in the country, Romero said on Sunday that Baldwin should not say anything that will distort Philippine basketball history particularly that of Philippine Basketball Association which is the oldest professional league in Asia.

FIBA condemns racism

June 15, 2020
The death of a black man, George Floyd, after a white Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes, triggered protests all throughout the United States, with several athletes making their voices heard.

Financial inclusion, more FDIs, stronger mfg pushed

June 15, 2020
Proposals to fast-track financial inclusion. Promote foreign direct investments, stronger manufacturing sector,  value chains, and agro-industry linkages, topped the list of do-ables that business leaders have drawn up in the latest Sulong Pilipinas workshop for the country to achieve a quick and strong recovery from the global economic slump unleashed by the coronavirus disease 2019.

No DoH answer yet on PBA request

June 11, 2020
During a televised briefing on Wednesday afternoon, Health undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said that the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) Resolution No. 38 only allows outdoor and non-contact sports for areas such as Metro Manila that are under the general community quarantine (GCQ).

Feeling the brunt

June 10, 2020
According to PBA Commissioner Willie Marcial, the country's biggest sporting league has been greatly affected by the novel coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), losing an estimated P30 million a month since work was stopped in mid-March.

PSA Forum: PBA 'future' in the agenda

June 08, 2020
Joining Marcial in the 10:00 a.m. session is PBA deputy commissioner and operations manager Eric Castro as they talk about the league’s all-out campaign to resume its 45th season that was sidetracked by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.