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Your step-by-step guide to voting in May 13 elections

MANILA, Philippines – Are you ready to vote on Monday, May 13? With the 2019 national and local elections only weeks away, millions of Filipinos will decide who will get to lead the country in Congress and local posts for the next 3 years. Votes cast on election day, May 13, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 29th, 2019

BVR on Tour: San Beda s Viray twins lead Lingayen Open cast

LINGAYEN – Twins Nieza and Ella Viray will strut their wares in front of their provincemates as the the BVR On Tour: Lingayen Open kicks off today at the Capitol Beachfront here. Making their first stint since the National Championship in Dagupan last year, the Virays, who were instrumental in getting two NCAA championships for San Beda, will lead a crack field of 12 women's teams in the two-day tournament which being held as part of this town's annual Pistay Dayat celebrations. Perlas' Bea Tan and Dij Rodriguez, the Puerto Galera and Santa Fe, Bantayan Island leg winners, hope to get back on the winning track after finishing second to University of Santo Tomas' Babylove Barbon and Gen Eslapor in Dumaguete over the weekend. Meanwhile, Roma Joy Doromal will not have her younger sister Roma Mae this time around, and instead it will be Kly Orillaneda who will join her to form NU-Boysen 1. Aside from Orillaneda, Bingle Landicho will make her much-awaited return to the sand court for NU Boysen 2 with Kath Epa. Other women's players to watch out are the Air Force pairs of May Ann Pantino and Jozza Cabalsa, and Mikaela Andres and Angel Antipuesto, and Sta. Lucia's Jackie Estoquia and DM Demontaño. It will be a wide open race in the men's division, as this year's three-time champions Ranran Abdilla and Jessie Lopez won't be seeing action. Representing Air Force 2 will be Jade Becaldo and Mike Abria, former two-time Boracay beach volleyball champions, who reunited and placed second in Dumaguete over the weekend. They are the heavy favorites this leg. Air Force 1's Edwin Tolentino and Ruben Inaudito, and NU-Boysen's Pol Salvador and James Buytrago are also expected to contend in the men's side......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsApr 29th, 2019

Baby Falcons rush through Eaglets to regain solo first

strong>TEAM STANDINGS /strong> br /> Adamson 9-1 br /> FEU-Diliman 8-2 br /> NU 8-2 br /> Ateneo 5-5 br /> DLSZ 3-7 br /> UPIS 3-7 br /> UST 3-7 br /> UE 1-9 Just as the defending champions suffered a setback, Adamson High School took care of business and took another step forward in the UAAP 79 Juniors Basketball Tournament. Encho Serrano pumped in eight of his 15 points in the first quarter and the Baby Falcons got the jump on Ateneo de Manila High School for a wire-to-wire 79-73 win on Saturday at the San Juan Arena. The first-year guard had eight points, just one shy of the Blue Eaglets’ total, in the first 10 minutes. He and Jason Celis connived for all but 10 points in Adamson’s 25-point opening salvo. The other Baby Falcons only followed suit and their lead remained above the 20-point marker after three quarters. Still, SJ Belangel kept things interesting for Ateneo and scored 11 of his 18 points in the final frame. However, it all proved to be too little too late as Adamson surged right back onto the league-lead now at 9-1. Little-known Rence Padrigao also made noise with 13 points for the Baby Falcons who once again gained separation from defending champion Nazareth School of National University who lost earlier and slipped to 8-2. On the other hand, the Eaglets’ tough luck against the tournament’s top three teams continued. Their record now stands at 5-5 – with all of their losses coming against the Baby Falcons, the Bullpups, and Far Eastern University-Diliman. In other results, University of Sto. Tomas dashed the playoff hopes of University of the Philippines Integrated School once again via a 93-81 victory. Jan Narvasa and Cris Cansino scored 22 points apiece to lift the Tiger Cubs to 3-7, the same record as the Junior Maroons. BOX SCORES THIRD GAME ADAMSON 79 – Serrano 15, Padrigao 13, Celis 13, Tamayo 6, Agbong 6, Abadiano 5, Umayao 5, Antiporda 4, Beltran 4, Sabandal 4, Santos 2, Desoyo 2 ATENEO 73 – Belangel 18, Manuel 14, Credo 13, Berjay 11, Ildefonso 9, Angeles 4, Salazar 2, Flores 2, Escalona 0, Sotto 0 QUARTER SCORES: 25-9, 46-22, 68-47, 79-73 FOURTH GAME UST 91 – Narvasa 22, Cansino 22, Fornillos 15, Balingit 8, Vince 7, Juan 5, Ratuiste 4, Dela Cruz 4, Villapando 4, Ian 0, Ballada 0 UPIS 83 – Gomez de Liano 27, Santiago 17, Lina 16, Labao Raf 10, Labao Ral 7, Vergeire 3, Tupaz 2, Gregorio 1, Estrera 0, Villa-real 0, Lagahit 0 QUARTER SCORES: 21-16, 47-39, 70-57, 91-83 --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJan 21st, 2017

Velez, Madis banner PPS Bukidnon cast

MANILA, Philippines - Patricia Velez and Jazzelle Madis brace for a showdown in the premier girls’ side as they lead a strong field clashing in the Palawan P.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 19th, 2017

Hofmann, Chope make weight for title defenses

Reigning and defending URCC champions Chris Hofman and Will Chope successfully made weight for their upcoming title defenses at URCC 29: Conquest, Saturday night in San Francisco (Sunday morning, Manila time). Chope, arguably the most active fighter in the world, weighed in at 154 pounds for his newly-elevated URCC world lightweight title defense against Fabricio Guerreiro, who came in at 155.5 pounds.  Two-division champ Hofmann, who'll be putting his also newly-elevated URCC world middleweight championship on the line, came in at 185 pounds, against challenger David Douglas, who came in at 181 pounds.  The new URCC world flyweight championship will also be up for grabs, as Derrick Easterling (124.5 lbs.) meets Mefi Monterroso (124.5 lbs.).  Same goes for the new URCC women's world flyweight championship, as Jaymee Nievera (124 lbs.) takes on Jamie Thorton (124 lbs.)  The winners of the flyweight title matches are expected to take on lineal URCC flyweight champions CJ de Tomas and Geli Bulaong.    u> strong>URCC 29: Conquest Weigh-in Results /strong> /u> Lightweight Title: Will Chope (154 lbs) vs. Fabricio Guerreiro (155.5 lbs) Flyweight Title: Derrick Easterling (124.5 lbs) vs. Mefi Monterroso (124.5 lbs) Middleweight Title: Chris Hofmann (185 lbs) vs. David Douglas (181 lbs) Women's Flyweight Title: Jaymee Nievera (124 lbs) vs. Jamie Thorton (124 lbs.) Lightweight: Samuel Alvarez (156 lbs.) vs. Ronny Tsutsui (158 lbs.) Middleweight: Kailan Hill (184 lbs) vs. Jumoke Hunter (185.5) Welterweight: Lee Roy Castro (172 lbs) vs. Abraham Vaesau (173 lbs) Featherweight: Nelson Ocampo (145.5 lbs) vs. Brady Wong (145.5 lbs) Welterweight: Zach Andrews (170.5) vs. Daniel McWilliams (171.5) br /> br /> URCC 29: Conquest happens on Saturday, January 7th at the Kezar Pavillion in San Francisco, California. Catch the telecast on Friday, January 13, 10:30 PM on S+A channel 23.  .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJan 7th, 2017

URCC champs De Tomas, Bulaong off 'Conquest' card

It looks like a couple of URCC champions will have to wait to make their US debut, as reigning flyweight champions CJ 'The Golden Boy' De Tomas and Geli Bulaong have been pulled off the URCC 29: Conquest card in California, Saturday. URCC founder and president Alvin Aguilar informed ABS-CBN Sports Marketing that the two flyweight champions would be unable to make the trip to the US due to Visa issues. De Tomas, who's coming off his first title defense against veteran Alvin Ramirez, was set to put his title on the line against Fil-American Derrick Easterling, while women's flyweight champion Bulaong, who won her title at URCC 28: Vindication, back in November, was set to defend her title against Jamielene Nievera. Still on the card will be reigning two-division URCC champion Chris Hofmann, who'll be putting his middleweight crown up for grabs against Strikeforce and Elite XC veteran David Douglas, while URCC lightweight champion Will 'The Kill' Chope faces Brazilian star Fabricio Alvez. URCC 29: Conquest, is set for the Kezar Pavillion in San Francisco, California on Saturday, January 7th (Sunday, January 8th, Manila time), and will be the promotion's international debut. Catch the action on ABS-CBN S+A channel 23Q     .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2017

Bacolod leads Asaphil 18-U Nat’l softball QF cast

MANILA, Philippines - Bacolod sustained its top form and downed Manila, 3-2, and Makati, 7-3, to stretch its win run to four to lead the quarterfinalists in.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 16th, 2016

Lesser lights lead FIGBA finals cast

MANILA, Philippines - Twenty-seven participants, mostly unknown breeders and cockers, banner the cast in the grand finals of the FIGBA National Bakbakan 12-s.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 5th, 2016

Pagnanawon sons lead Ronda cast

MANILA, Philippines - Three sons of former Tour champion Rolando Pagnanawon will spearhead a huge cast of cyclists eyeing slots in the LBC Ronda Pilipinas 20.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2016

Poliquit, Tabal lead Milo national marathon cast

MANILA, Philippines - Two-time champion Rafael Poliquit and three-time winner Mary Joy Tabal brace for a fierce showdown with a slew of rivals in their respe.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 1st, 2016

Aguilar, Ramos bets lead stag derby cast

MANILA, Philippines – The Thunderbird Master Breeders 6-stag derby unfolds today with Mayor Nene Aguilar leading 37 other participants clashing for top honor.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 29th, 2016

Mexican wants Nietes in list of Pinoy victims

MANILA, Philippines - Former world champion Edgar Sosa of Mexico is not intimidated by Donnie “Ahas” Nietes, pointing out that he has fought many champions b.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2016

Tierro, Canizares lead Day One winners

MANILA, Philippines - With a depleted foreign cast, the 35th Philippine Columbian Association (PCA) Open-Asian Tennis Federation (ATF) tournament quickly tur.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 1st, 2016

ONE Championship: Folayang, Banario lead Pinoy charge in Macau

The Philippine flag will be well represented, Saturday evening at the Cotai Arena in Macau for ONE Championship: Heroes of the World, as four Pinoy warriors head to the cage, led by Team Lakay standouts Eduard 'Landslide' Folayang and former ONE Champio.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 13th, 2016

ONE FC: Pinoy fighter Folayang expects big reward if he beats Pang

MANILA, Philippines As Eduard Folayang crosses paths with a high-caliber opponent like Adrian Pang, the renowned Filipino fighter sees a big reward if he plays his cards right. Folayang is set to square off against Pang on the undercard of ONE Cha.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 26th, 2016

Agribusiness Forums Lead Seminars at this Year’s IFEX Philippines NXTFOOD ASIA

The biggest international food fair in the country opens its doors this May 24-26 to welcome local and foreign trade buyers and food enthusiasts at the World Trade Center Metro Manila (WTCMM). Featuring the Premium 7 (coffee, cacao, coconut, mango, banana, pineapple, tuna) and Rising Stars (heirloom rice, calamansi, ube, pili nut, turmeric, malunggay, muscovado […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated News36 min. ago

Batas na mag-aangat sa buhay ng mga mahihirap na Pinoy, tinintahan ni PDU30

Manila, Philippines – Opisyal nang tinintahan ni Pangulong Rodrigo Roa Duterte ang Republic Act 11291 o mas kilala bilang Magna Carta of the Poor. Pangunahing layunin ng batas ay kilalanin ang karapatan ng mga mahihirap […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated News1 hr. 3 min. ago

UAAP: Coach Franz says Adamson now a destination for blue-chip recruits

Adamson University, new-look and all, is doing pretty well in the ongoing 2019 Filoil Flying V Preseason Tournament. Following the lead of Jerrick Ahanmisi and fanning the flames of the development of Simon Camacho and Jerom Lastimosa, the Soaring Falcons are now one of the league leaders in the preseason tournament. Of course, it's not only those three doing the heavy lifting as rookies Aaron Fermin and Joem Sabandal and first-year foreign reinforcement Lenda Douanga have also delivered much-welcome contributions. "I think we got very good recruits," head coach Franz Pumaren said after they improved to 3-1. "But basically, they still need to work on their individual skills." Aside from Fermin, a double-double machine from his time in Arellano High School, and Sabandal, a steadying force for Adamson HS, also now in San Marcelino are Lorenz Capulong, AP Manlapaz, Joshua Yerro, and Doria twins Adam and Andrey. That has given the blue and white one of the best recruiting classes in 2019. That big-time offseason haul proved coach Franz correct when he said that Adamson could now recruit with the best of the best. "Since I took over, I think we picked up a lot of respectability. We already established that Adamson can be a powerhouse in basketball," he said at the end of their campaign in UAAP 81 last November. He then continued, "Right now, we are a destination for high school kids who want to be developed." Without a doubt, getting the better of other suitors for the likes of blue-chip recruits Fermin, Sabandal, and Yerro is nothing but a welcome development for the Soaring Falcons - upstarts in terms of recruitment compared to the likes of Ateneo de Manila University, De La Salle University, or San Beda University. And the reason for that is pretty simple - in the eyes of their mentor. As he put it, "We thrive on developing and bringing out the best in players. That's why I know that this is now a destination for aspiring players." He then continued, "If you want to be noticed, to be put on the map, of course, the right place to go is with us." --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated News7 hr. 24 min. ago

Zoleta chases 2 net titles in Southwoods

Gaby Zoleta resumes her campaign in the national junior circuit, bannering the girls’ 16-and-under cast in the PPS-PEPP Manila Southwoods age-group tennis tournament which gets going today at the Manila Southwoods Golf and Country Club.....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated News11 hr. 3 min. ago

PBA Spiderman, balik-kulungan! Pero hindi para makulong kundi para namigay ng pizza sa mga naging kakosa

Manila, Philippines – Balik-kulungan si Pinoy Spiderman na umeksena sa gitna ng court sa interrupted Game 5 ng 2019 PBA Philippine Cup finals. Pero hindi na dahil sa panggugulo o pag-epal sa mga laro kundi […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated News14 hr. 37 min. ago