THE Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas is steadily communicating with different partners, including officials from co-hosts Japan and Indonesia, in laying the groundwork for the staging of the 2023 FIBA World Cup, said SBP President Al S. Panlilio. -- FIBABy Michael Angelo S. Murillo, Senior Reporter NOTWITHSTANDING the challenges presented by the pandemic, the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) assured preparation ...

ALL-STAR Jayson Tatum led the Boston Celtics past the Golden State Warriors (119-114) on Saturday. -- BOSTON CELTICS FB PAGEJAYSON Tatum lost his personal duel with Stephen Curry, but the Boston Celtics won their battle with the Golden State Warriors on Saturday night, outfinishing the visitors for a 119-114 win in a nationally televised duel of streaking teams. Tatum scored ...

ALL-STAR Jayson Tatum led the Boston Celtics past the Golden State Warriors (119-114) on Saturday. -- BOSTON CELTICS FB PAGETOP Filipino golfer Yuka Saso wound up at joint sixth place at the conclusion of the Lotte Championship at the Kapolei Golf Club in Oahu, Hawaii, on Sunday (Manila time). Ms. Saso, an Asian Games gold medallist for the Philippines in ...

Board of Governors of the Philippine Basketball Association is set to gather for a special meeting on Monday to reassess the direction the league will take for its Season 46 amid the ongoing conditions with the pandemic. -- PBA IMAGESTHE Board of Governors of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) is set to gather for a special meeting on Monday to ...

As the Games and Amusements Board continues with its investigation of wrongdoing and reevaluation of the Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup, the regulatory body moved to ask for the suspension of the start of the Mindanao leg of the new regional league. (Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup) By Michael Angelo S. Murillo, Senior Reporter The fallout from the controversial match in the ...

FILIPINO Jenel Lausa has expressed his desire and readiness to be part of Brave CF's first event in Belarus in June if asked. -- BRAVE CFBAHRAIN-BASED Brave Combat Federation (CF) will stage its debut event in Belarus in June, an event that Filipino fighters under the promotion hope to be part of. To be held at the Falcon Club Arena ...

TOKYO -- International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach will visit Japan in May, the Kyodo News agency said at the weekend, as the nation struggles to contain a surge in coronavirus cases before the start of the Games. Bach will attend a torch relay ceremony in the western city of Hiroshima on May 17 and meet with Prime Minister (PM) ...

CURRENTLY ongoing is the first Magiting "Virtual Run and Bike," an initiative of Ayala Foundation which seeks to raise funds to help provide learning and hygiene kits for public elementary school students nationwide. Done under the group's Brigada ng Ayala program, the endurance event officially kicked off on April 1 and will continue until May 15, and is part of ...

It would be an understatement to argue that the Clippers' signing of DeMarcus Cousins smacks of desperation. After all, the value of the fifth overall pick in the 2010 National Basketball Association draft is suspect at best. While he has four All-Star and two All-NBA berths to his name, three significant lower back injuries in the intervening seasons have all ...

STARLINE-FREEPIK The Philippines today faces dire challenges from the COVID-19 and regional security -- violent extremism and Chinese incursion in the West Philippine Sea, among others. We from Muslim Mindanao worry that the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) will again be the last priority. This will surely be counterproductive. Last Thursday, the World Bank hosted a Technical Working ...