OPENING the doors for untapped talents hoping to become like Nikko Huelgas and John Chicano, Go for Gold has launched a nationwide search to discover triathletes in a series of races that will kick off on Sunday in Naga, Cebu.
It will be a busy 2019 for the Amateur Softball Association of the Philippines (ASAPHIL) as the organization prepares for three major tournaments that will test the mettle of the country’s national softball teams.
The Cignal Ultra Warriors delivered what was expected of them as the heavy favorites bagged the first-ever conference of The Nationals after beating the Suha-Execration Punishers in the Dota 2 best-of-five finals series 3-2 last Sunday at the Gariath Concepts in Eastwood City, Libis.
And now the player who transformed golf with his first Masters title in 1997 is a major champion again after 11 years marked by personal turmoil and injuries that threatened not only his career but his prospects of living an ordinary life.
Johnny Arcilla exudes confidence as he sets out for his title-retention drive against a crack field toughened up by the presence of a slew of young guns ready to prove their worth in the PPS-PEPP Gov. Alfonso Umali Cup Tennis Championship firing off today at the Bahaghari Tennis Club in Oriental Mindoro.
The Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee (PHISGOC), in cooperation with the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) and Philippine Olympic Committee (POC), launched its Volunteers Program on Friday (April 12) to mobilize youth volunteers for the region’s premiere multi-sport event.
With the best-of-5 tie knotted at 2-all, David Pelino suddenly lost his grip to Singapore’s Benedict Chan, who fashioned a come-from-behind 8-11, 11-2, 13, 11-11-2 win in the deciding fifth and final match, booking a ticket in the finals scheduled later yesterday in the tourney organized by the Philippine Squash Academy.
THE Philippines swept its Group A matches against Thailand and Indonesia, respectively, late Thursday night to advance to the mixed team event semifinals of the 5th Southeast Asian Cup Squash Cup Championships at the Kerry Sports Courts inside the Shangri-la Hotel at the Fort in Taguig City.
REYMARK Begornia capped his improbable run in the 5th Southeast Asian Cup Squash Championships last Wednesday night with an emphatic 8-11, 11-8, 11-5, 9-11, 11-9 win over Singapore’s Benedict Chan in the men’s singles finale at the Kerry Sports courts inside the Shangri-la Hotel in Taguig City.
REYMARK Begornia came back from the grave yesterday, rallying past fancied Malaysian Muhammad Amir Aminul bin Azhar, 7-11, 12-10, 11-6, 11-8, 11-6 to reach the men’s singles finals of the 5th Southeast Asian Cup Squash Championships at the Kerrys Sports courts inside the Shangri-la at the Fort Hotel in Taguig City.
“Where I am not comfortable in the PCO is the culture, and how my own personality or leadership is being forced to a situation that I don’t like in terms of running the organization,” disclosed Vargas, gracing the Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) Forum on Tuesday at the Amelie Hotel-Manila for the very first time since being elected as POC president February of last year.
Abandoned and sexually abused as a young girl, Angelica, like thousands of minors in the Philippines — a global blackspot for child abuse — struggled to cope with the horrors of her past, but a new campaign run by a sporting champion is giving her and other survivors fresh hope.