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Mantilla, Galleto top ADDU chess tourney

DAVAO CITY -- Young chess wizards Caerel Shane Mantilla and Trisha Elaine Galleto ruled the 5th Blue Knight Ateneo de Davao University (ADDU) Monthly Rapid Chess Tournament at the school’s Matina campus on November 16. Mantilla, a student of University of Mindanao ruled the elementary girls&rs ...

Romeo Braceros | 2 days ago

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Wildcats spark 2-game win streak with rout of Sailors

DAVAO CITY -- After two successive heartbreaking defeats, the University of Mindanao (UM) Wildcats have regained their winning touch with an 89-82 victory over the Agro Industrial Foundation College of the Philippines Sailors in the Collegiate Sponsors League (CSL) Escandor Cup at the Davao City Recreation Center (DCRC ...

UM's Jaymar Mejala drives to the basket against the Agro Sailors on Sunday afternoon. SBP 11 Photo

Romeo Braceros | 2 days ago

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Sports for Peace Caravan kicks off in Cotabato

COTABATO CITY -- The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC), in partnership with the Philippine Sports Institute (PSI) formally launched the Mindanao Sports for Peace Caravan on Monday at the Cotabato City State Polytechnic University (CCSPU) here. The caravan aims to push sports as one of the keys to a ...

PSC Mindanao cluster head Ed Fernandez speaks during the opening ceremony of the Mindanao Sports for Peace Caravan in Cotabato City on Monday Morning. ...

Daniel Joaquin | 2 days ago

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Saints seek 2nd straight upset

The St. John Paul College of Davao Saints hope to extend their win streak to four games when they face the dangerous University of Mindanao (UM) Wildcats today as the Collegiate Sponsors League (CSL) Escandor Cup resumes at the Davao City Recreation Center (DCRC). The  Saints hope to upset the favored Wildcats ...

Romeo Braceros | 5 days ago

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PBA in Davao to push through tomorrow

DAVAO CITY -- Representatives of Arkiquest, the group organizing the game between PBA teams Magnolia Hotshots and TNT Katropa, confirmed that all systems are go for tomorrow’s showdown between the two powerhouse teams at the USEP Gymnasium here. Arkiquest chairman Hector Magno said they tapped ...

Arkiquest's Rameses Tancontian and Hector Magno show the media the certificate of lawful occupancy issued for the USEP Gymnasium. DSA Photo

Daniel Joaquin | 5 days ago

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36 teams to compete in NBTC Davao Region elims

DAVAO CITY -- A total of 36 teams are set to compete in three qualifying legs of the National Basketball Training Center (NBTC) in Region 11 in November until December of this year. NBTC Davao City commissioner Aldin Celi said the three NBTC qualifying legs will be staged in the cities of Digos ...

Romeo Braceros | 5 days ago

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UST roars to oust UP, gains finals vs Ateneo

MANILA --  University of Santo Tomas completely squandered University of the Philippines' twice-to-beat advantage in the UAAP men's basketball stepladder playoffs and barged its way to the finals with a hard-earned 68-65 win on Wednesday night at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City. Th ...

PNA | 6 days ago

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Davaoeño chess arbiter selected to officiate in 30th SEA Games

DAVAO CITY -- A veteran chess player and official from Davao City has been selected to be an arbiter in the chess tournament of the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games to be hosted by the Philippines in November and December this year.  National arbiter Jojo Palero has been tapped by the Phil ...

Romeo Braceros | 6 days ago

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PH boxing team aiming for SEA Games golds

The road to glory may not be easy, but the Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) is upbeat of its chances in the 30th Southeast Asian Games. ABAP Secretary-General Ed Picson admitted that other countries have already beefed up their rosters in a bid to beat them in the boxing competition of the p ...

MDM | 1 week ago

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Rovers, Crocs, ADDU rule month-long SOS Football Cup

DAVAO CITY -- Rovers FC, Crocs FC, and the Ateneo de Davao University football team ruled the month-long 13th SOS Football Cup at the Tionko Football Field here. Rovers FC won the crown in the 13 and under division after getting rid of Crocs FC, 5-0, in the finals on November 9. ...

The Rovers FC 13 and under team poses with their medals after winning the division crown in the 13th SOS Football Cup. Photo by Mavick Dilodilo

Romeo Braceros | 1 week ago