Blaze Spikers open bid vs Lady Skippers

The Blaze Spikers battle newbie Marinerang Pilipina at 4:15 p.m. while the Tornadoes test the mettle of Generika-Ayala in the 7 p.m. main tiff of this prestigious women’s club tourney bankrolled by SOGO, Eurotel, PCSO, Cocolife, UCPB Gen, Mueller, Senoh, Asics, Bizooku and One Sport.

Vargas steps down

But barely 16 months after taking his oath as head of the highest Olympic body in local sports, Vargas has resigned, a decision that could somehow hamper for the nth time the country’s preparations for the 30th Southeast Asian Games set this December.

Doing good

The Batang Pier routed Philippine Cup titlist San Miguel Beer on June 5, 121-80, in a game that saw Robert Bolick, Jonathan Grey, Sean Anthony, import Prince Ibeh, Garvo Lanete, Nico Elorde, and Mo Tautuaa—did their share in scoring. .

Beer and milk taste good in ‘Faceoff’

Father’s Day celebration was doubly special for Allan Caidic and Johnny Abarrientos as the former PBA MVP winners stamped their class over the weekend in leading San Miguel Beer and Alaska Milk to big wins in the UNTV Cup PBA Legends Faceoff at the Pasig City Sports Center.

‘FIREWORKS’ AT POC GAB?

Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Ricky Vargas meets his board today in an executive session following a pressure call from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) which ordered clarifications on the issues raised by the majority of members of the local council.

Gear up for the football season with the 2019 International Champions Cup Singapore

The International Champions Cup (ICC) third edition rolls into Singapore this July with a blockbuster selection of top European clubs. Relevent Sports Group, owner and operator of the International Champions Cup, today revealed the four-team line-up, comprising of Premier League giants Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur, as well as Italian Serie A heavyweights Juventus and Inter. This year, the ICC also welcomes AIA as its first-ever Presenting Partner.

Hotshots prevail

Farr cut loose with 22 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and got enough support from three locals as the Hotshots upended Columbian Dyip, 110-103, for their second straight win in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup on Sunday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Aussie rider cops Stage 3

LEGAZPI CITY, Albay—Australian Samuel Hill of Team Nero Bianchi outlasted a pair of Filipino challengers in the final stretch to rule Stage Three even as Dutch Jeroen Meijers of Taiyuan Miogee Cycling Team of China clung to the Air21 purple jersey in the 10th Le Tour de Filipinas yesterday.