Eric Cray wins 400m hurdles gold at Asian championships

Twenty nine-year-old Filipino-American hurdler Eric Shauwn Cray won the country's first Asian Athletics Championships gold medal in eight years following his 400m hurdles golden conquest in Bhubaneswar, India (phto from the Asian Athletics Association).


MANILA–Eric Shauwn Cray revived Philippine athletics’ glory years in Asia by winning the 400m hurdles gold medal at the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships in Bhubaneswar, India. [Read more…]

Three made mayhem in DLSU’s 2016 cage title run

Jeron Teng (right, in the air) and Ben Mbala steered the DLSU Green Archers to this year's UAAP title by sweeping the best-of-three series against the Ateneo de Manila Blue Eagles (photo by RJ Quiroz of



QUEZON CITY–Three made mayhem.

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[2016 UAAP Finals] Heroics of a collegiate hoops generation’s last remnant

Jeron Teng of La Salle saved his Archers from a loss with a clutch shot and a defensive stop in De La Salle University's Game 1 win over the Ateneo de Manila University  (photo by Joaqui Flores of Tiebreaker Times, via Facebook)


PASAY CITY–Philippine collegiate hoops’ version of a jampacked Ginebra San Miguel basketball crowd, that which Ateneo de Manila and Del La Salle universities brought, entered a fourth generation.

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Pacquiao: Sneaking in for one final glorious moment

Manny Pacquiao trumps his latest world title conquest even if he's now called "legendary," with a pan on his age. (photo from Top Rank Boxing)


(Editor’s note: The fight was viewed via pay per view.)


MANILA—Manny Pacquiao tinkered with being a forgotten global sports icon. He aged. He pummeled Timothy Bradley in their third encounter last April. He “retired.”

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PHL wushu snares two golds at 8th Sanda World Cup

Arnel Mandal of the Philippines wins his gold medal match against  India's Uchit Sharma to win one of two Philippine gold medals at the Eighth Sanda World Cup (photo taken from Arnel Mandal's Facebook page)


MANILA (The Filipino Connection)–The Philippines’ two reigning world champions in the sanda event of wushu towed the country to two gold medals at the recent Eighth Sanda World Cup held in Xi’an, China.

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Ginebra’s buzzer-beating title feats that brought the PBA house down

Justin Brownlee helped make a nation of Ginebra fans scream with a memorable buzzer-beating triple that ended an eight-year title drought for Barangay Ginebra San Miguel in the PBA.

(photo by Keith LeBron Jacob for the PBA, through the PBA's Facebook account)


QUEZON CITY–The dream ending’s fit for national rejoicing, for Tweeting, even for ending a career fittingly.

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[PBA season ender] ‘Never-say-die’ Ginebra seeks end to its dry spell

Starting guard LA Tenorio and his Ginebra Gin Kings want to end it all tonight in Game 6 of the PBA Governor's Cup finals and grab its first PBA title in eight years (photo from the PBA's Facebook account).



QUEZON CITY–Robert Jaworski, Sr.’s names continues to echo in modern-day Philippine basketball.

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[UAAP basketball] Cage dominance a picture frame Green Archers want to hang on ’till the end

Abu Tratter eludes Alfred Aroga in a fastbreak play, helping the De La Salle University Green Archers drub a fiery National University Bulldogs challenge en route to a fourth win in the ongoing UAAP season. La Salle, analysts say, is posied to win it all this 79th season. (photo from the Tiebreaker Times.)


QUEZON CITY–Fashionable title favorites De La Salle University fanned off some of the UAAP men’s basketball tournament’s toughest contenders two weeks into the season. And images of the Archers’ games all but point to the direction that season 79 of the UAAP may be theirs.

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Pinoy fencers bag 3 golds in Asean fencing tilt

The Philippine men's foil team in fencing regained its lofty place in Southeast Asia after upsetting Singapore in the recent Southeast Asian Fencing Championships (photo from the Facebook account of national player Nathaniel Perez)


(Editor’s Note: This story came out of the Facebook page of the author who works for DZSR Sports Radio 918, which is under the Philippine Broadcasting Service.)


MANILA–The Philippines ended years of frustrations against neighboring Asean countries by capturing three gold, two silver and five bronze medals haul en route to a third place overall finish in the just-concluded Southeast Asian Fencing Championships held in Singapore.

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Filipino triathletes shine in Portugal Cup series

Nikko Huelgas wins the gold in the senior elite category of the VI Triatlo Montemor that is a stage in the ongoing Portugal Cup Triathlon Series. (photo from Nikko Huelgas' Facebook account)


MANILA–The Philippines’ top triathletes posted top performances at the Sixth Triatlo Montemor that’s part of the Portugal Cup Triathlon series in Portugal.

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