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NBL Season 2: Pampanga destroys Cainta by 101 points

Pampanga gained a share of the lead in the National Basketball League (NBL) Season 2 after a lopsided victory over Cainta, 159-58, last Sunday at San Dionisio Gym in Paranaque. Joseph Francisco had 26 points and 12 rebounds, and Jong Villarente had 20 points in the runaway victory that saw the Delta lead by as many as 106 points. After the victory, the Delta are now tied at first place with the Taguig Generals in the team standings with an 8-2 record. In other results, JR Galit had 22 points as the defending champion Paranaque Aces picked up their third straight win after beating the Zambales Converage Fiber X Men, 99-92, to take third spot with an 8-3 card. Jester Olea had 17 points as the Iriga City Oragons snapped a three-game losing skid with an 81-76 win over the Dasmarinas Ballers to claim their sixth win in 10 outings. Last Saturday, King Fadriquela had 31 points as the Laguna Pistons beat the Bulacan Starks in overtime, 124-118, to bag their seventh win in 11 outings. Lyndon Del Rosario had 28 points as the Zambales Converge Fiber X Men beat the Zamboanga Valientes, 110-86 to take their sixth win in 10 games......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: Sports1 hr. 21 min. ago Related News

Beda vs Baste matchup headlines NCAA 95 schedule for July 23 to 26

These are the NCAA 95 Men's Basketball Tournament games from July 23 to 26 all of us just CAN NOT miss! TUESDAY, 8:00 a.m., Light Bombers vs Jr. Altas Perpetual has been the biggest surprise as a team in the NCAA 95 Jrs. JRU, meanwhile, has the biggest surprise as a player in Gholam Garcia. Something’s gotta give when these two pleasant surprises this early in the season meet in the middle of the floor. The Light Bombers and the Jr. Altas do battle and y'all can watch VIA LIVESTREAM. TUESDAY, 2:00 p.m., LPU vs San Sebastian Call it “The Topex Robinson Derby.” Coach Topex, now calling the shots for LPU, takes on his alma mater. On the other hand, San Sebastian takes on its former mentor. More than that, though, both the Pirates and the Golden Stags love to run and gun and it’s nothing but interesting to see who between them will be able to outrun and outgun the other. The Pirates and the Golden Stags do battle and y'all can watch on ABS-CBN S+A Channel 23, ABS-CBN S+A HD Channel 166, LIGA SkyCable Channel 86, LIGA HD SkyCable Channel 183, and iWant as well as livestream. THURSDAY, 2:00 p.m., Red Robins vs Jr. Blazers Put simply, this is a Finals rematch from last season. Only, both Mapua and LSGH, at present, find themselves at the bottom half of the standings as they are still adjusting to new coaches as well as the losses of all those stars. Still, this matchup may very well see the season debut of Jonnel Policarpio – and if that holds true, the rest of the league had better watch out for the oncoming Red Robins. The Red Robins and the Jr. Blazers do battle and y'all can watch VIA LIVESTREAM. THURSDAY, 4:00 p.m., Mapua vs CSB The matchup right after the NCAA Jrs. Finals rematch ain’t no slouch as well as CSB stakes its spotless slate against a Mapua side that is yet to win, but nonetheless remains dangerous. A win here will concretize the Blazers’ claim that they are for real, but at the same time, a win here may just be the jumpstart the Cardinals need to make noise. The Cardinals and the Blazers do battle and y'all can watch on ABS-CBN S+A Channel 23, ABS-CBN S+A HD Channel 166, LIGA SkyCable Channel 86, LIGA HD SkyCable Channel 183, and iWant as well as livestream. FRIDAY, 12:00 p.m., San Sebastian vs San Beda Old rivalries never die and here, we have Baste and Beda going at it. Not only that, these two teams are also not just playoff contenders, but title contenders. And in terms of matchups, there may not be no better dynamic duos to see duking it out other than Golden Stags Allyn Bulanadi and RK Ilagan and Red Lions James Canlas and Evan Nelle. The Golden Stags and the Red Lions do battle and y'all can watch on ABS-CBN S+A Channel 23, ABS-CBN S+A HD Channel 166, LIGA SkyCable Channel 86, LIGA HD SkyCable Channel 183, and iWant as well as livestream......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: Sports1 hr. 21 min. ago Related News

Claro Pellosis, coach of Lydia de Vega, dies

MANILA, Philippines – Claro Pellosis, the man who helped steer Lydia de Vega to the 1986 Asian Games 100 meters title, died at the age of 84 on Sunday, July 21, his son said. "He suddenly slumped during lunch. My daughter who is a nurse, tried to revive him," Pellosis' son, ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: News3 hr. 34 min. ago Related News

Letran s Batiller gets scribes Player of the Week nod after breakout games

Letran benefited well from Batiller’s timely eruption and rose to a 3-1 win-loss slate, good for fourth in the league standings behind undefeated squads San Beda, CSB, and San Sebastian......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: Sports10 hr. 8 min. ago Related News

‘P6-billion budget for SEA Games complied with DBM requirements’

The total P6-billion budget for the Philippines’ holding of the Southeast Asian Games this year has complied with all the stringent requirements set by the Department of Budget and Management, an official of the organizing committee assured the public......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: News10 hr. 21 min. ago Related News

National Road Championships dry run for SEAG

The PhilCycling 2019 National Road Championships set tomorrow and Wednesday in Tagaytay City serves as a dry run for the conduct of the cycling competitions of the 30th Southeast Asian Games......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: News10 hr. 55 min. ago Related News

Tagaytay race dry run for SEA Games

PhilCycling President Abraham Tolentino said the road race routes as well as those in the individual and team time trials (ITT and TTT) are virtually the same course for the SEA Games Tagaytay City is also hosting from Nov. 30 to Dec. 11......»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: News12 hr. 55 min. ago Related News

Bullpups begin 2019 Asean School Games with 40-point rout of Indonesia

Nazareth School of National University wasted no time in stamping its class in the 2019 Asean School Games, pounding on home team Indonesia, 87-47, Sunday at GOR Sahabat in Semarang. Carl Tamayo pounded in 20 points in only 20 minutes of action while Terrence Fortea also poured in 15 markers in just 18 minutes of play for the Bullpups who are out for back-to-back championships in the regional meet. The kings of UAAP Jrs. were in complete command from start to finish, blasting off to a 14-2 start that ultimately turned into a 29-9 lead after the opening salvo. Their lead would only balloon to as much as 42, 87-45, late in the game. In the end, youngster Harold Alarcon scored 10 points of his own while team captain Gerry Abadiano contributed six markers, five assists, and three rebounds. Freego and Oriental Group of Companies-backed Team Philippines now turns its attention to Malaysia which is coming off a loss to Thailand in the opener. All in all, NU will be competing against the best young talent Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand have to offer. --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: Sports13 hr. 55 min. ago Related News

Stronger than ever: India set for fresh Moon launch attempt

SRIHARIKOTA, India – India will make a second attempt Monday, July 22, to send a landmark spacecraft to the Moon after an apparent fuel leak forced last week's launch to be aborted. The South Asian nation is bidding to become just the 4th nation – after Russia, the United States and ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: News18 hr. 21 min. ago Related News

Batiller returns to form for Letran as NCAA Player of the Week

Letran Knights guard Bonbon Batiller had an NCAA Season 95 debut to forget. Playing in just his first two games this year due to a lengthy recovery from shoulder surgery, the graduating guard was a lineup afterthought, averaging 2.0 points and 3.0 turnovers in just 8.4 minutes a game. However, that all changed the very next week as Batiller led the Knights with 14 points in a 55-43 win last Tuesday against JRU.  He then proved his good game was no fluke as he dropped 22 more markers three days later in a thrilling 82-80 overtime squeaker against a Perpetual squad led by former UE backcourt partner Edgar Charcos. Letran benefited well from Batiller’s timely eruption and rose to a 3-1 win-loss slate, good for fourth in the league standings behind undefeated squads San Beda, CSB, and San Sebastian. Because of his resurgence, Batiller earned the season’s second Chooks-to-Go Collegiate Press Corps NCAA Player of the Week award. Even before the season started, Letran head coach Bonnie Tan had always been looking for Batiller’s missing spark. Safe to say, his veteran ward has responded well to the challenge. “Para sa akin, si coach Bonnie, talagang yung mga leaders, china-challenge niya. Talagang kailangan naming mag-step up,” he said. “Kaya para sakin, gagawin ko ang lahat para maabot ko yung expectation niya rin sa akin para makatulong ako sa team as a leader at senior.” The 25-year-old from General Santos City bested Letran teammate Ato Ular, the San Sebastian tandem of RK Ilagan and Allyn Bulanadi, Lyceum’s Jayson David, San Beda’s James Canlas, and JRU’s Agem Miranda for the weekly award handed out by scribes from print and online outlets covering the Grand Old League......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJul 21st, 2019Related News

Unity meeting in Malacañang slated July 24

Ramirez, who is also the country’s chief of mission to the coming SEA Games, is confident that representatives of each national sports associations (NSAs) and their officials will come to the gathering after the issue on who will take charge in the handling of the event has been settled – thanks to Senator Bong Go and Presidential Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea......»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsJul 20th, 2019Related News

Mighty-GFG returns Jones Cup crown to Philippines

Perfection is still the name of the game for Mighty Sports-Go for Gold Philippines as it blasted Chinese Taipei-Blue, 97-74, in the penultimate game day of the 2019 William Jones Cup, Saturday inside Changhua Gym in Taiwan. Renaldo Balkman showed the Filipino side the way to yet another win with 21 points while fellow reinforcement Eugene Phelps and Filipino-American Roosevelt Adams also added 17 and 13 markers, respectively. With their seventh win in as many games in the regional tournament, Team Philippines is now assured of the championship whatever happens in their last assignment tomorrow against Chinese Taipei-White. Mighty-GFG Philippines reclaims the crown it last wore back in 2016. This is also the country's sixth championship overall in the Jones Cup. BOX SCORES MIGHTY-GFG PHILIPPINES 97 – Balkman 21, Phelps 17, Adams 13, Moore 10, Gray 8, Williams 8, Yeo 6, Graham 4, Banal 3, Black 3, Brickman 2, N’Diaye 2. CHINESE TAIPEI-BLUE 74 – Chen 19, Lee C 13, Florveus 8, Chou 7, Hu 7, Chou 5, Liu 4, Kuo 3, Wen 2, Lee W 0, Su 0. QUARTER SCORES: 24-14, 50-32, 72-49, 97-74......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJul 20th, 2019Related News

Continuing displacement from ancestral lands raised in Geneva

Government and corporate investment projects continue to displace indigenous peoples (IP) in many Asian countries, including the Philippines,  from their ancestral lands according to the statement of indigenous peoples groups presented during the 12th session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP) on July 16 in Geneva, Switzerland by the Task Force Indigenous Peoples......»»

Source: Nordis NordisCategory: NewsJul 20th, 2019Related News

Yolanda dela Torre, the Singer

Let me now share an article and a poem I have written about her. The article was tweaked from the defunct Kapitbahay and reprinted in the Asian Journal – San Diego. The poem was dedicated to her during her birthday in April 2018......»»

Source: Nordis NordisCategory: NewsJul 20th, 2019Related News

Crucial elimination round games in Partner’s Cup set

Games Saturday: Cebu Coliseum 1 p.m. – Joemang’s-UC vs. Tough Gear-CIT-U 2:30 p.m. – SWU-Phinma vs. USPF 4 p.m. – ARQ-UV vs. USJ-R  Cebu City, Philippines—With the elimination round nearing its conclusion, the race for the Final Four will get a lot clearer after the triple-header in the 2019 Cesafi Partner’s Cup on Saturday, July […] The post Crucial elimination round games in Partner’s Cup set appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsJul 20th, 2019Related News

Filipino kids reap medals at world math olympiad in Japan

This is a press release from Asian MathSci League, Incorporated  A Philippine delegation composed of students from kindergarten to senior high school raked in 184 medals and two trophies at the World Mathematics Invitational (WMI) held in Fukuoka, Japan from July 15 to 19. The Philippine delegation brought home ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJul 20th, 2019Related News

NCC National Sports Center, matatapos na sa Agosto

Manila, Philippines – 90 porsyento nang tapos ang Athletic Stadium at Aquatic Center na itinatayo sa New Clark City (NCC), Pampanga para sa darating na 30th Southeast Asian Games na gaganapin sa Nobyembre 30 hanggang Disyembre 11, 2019. Ito ang taas noong pagmamalaki ni Vince Dizon, presidente ng Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) President […] The post NCC National Sports Center, matatapos na sa Agosto appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Source: Remate RemateCategory: NewsJul 19th, 2019Related News

Tagalog News: IPs Tribal Games isasagawa sa Palawan

PUERTO PRINCESA, Palawan, Hulyo 19 (PIA) --- Sa tulong ng Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) ay isasagawa ng Pamahalaang Panlalawigan ng Palawan sa Hulyo 26-27, 2019 ang Indigenous People's Games o.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsJul 19th, 2019Related News

Pop goes my heart

Penshoppe has launched Beauty Pop, a line of matte lipsticks, and its welcoming party had it all. Held at Rockwell’s event space, there were games, two swatch stations, an open cocktail bar, and mini-studios for holding your own photoshoots......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 19th, 2019Related News

Mighty-GFG Philippines closes in on 2019 Jones Cup championship

Mighty Sports-Go for Gold Philippines is now one win away from the title in the 2019 William Jones Cup after a 28-point destruction of Indonesia, 94-66, Friday inside Changhua Gym in Taiwan. As always, reinforcements Eugene Phelps and Renaldo Balkman showed the way with 19 and 17 points, respectively. They were backstopped by ex-pro Joseph Yeo who turned in his best game of the tournament with 14 points, all but two coming from triples. Filipino-Americans Aaron Black and Jeremiah Gray also added eight and seven points, respectively. With their sixth win in as many games in the regional tournament, the Filipinos need just one more win to reclaim the crown they last wore back in 2016. They will get two cracks at that - first against Chinese Taipei Blue on Saturday and then second against Chinese Taipei White on Sunday. BOX SCORES MIGHTY-GFG PHILIPPINES 94 - Phelps 19, Balkman 17, Yeo 14, Moore 8, Black 8, Gray 7, Williams 6, N’Diaye 6, Wongchuking 5, Banal 4, Adams 0, Brickman 0. INDONESIA 66 - Kokodiputra 21, Muhammad 11, Gemilang 7, Sanjaya 7, Joni 6, Hartanto 4, Noor 2, Priasmoro 2, Wijaya 2, Wicaksono 2, Teja 2, Hidayat 0. QUARTER SCORES: 27-13, 45-30, 71-43, 94-66......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJul 19th, 2019Related News