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The Nation

Go: Duterte to give additional incentives to Filipino medalists in SEA Games

President Rodrigo Duterte wants to give additional incentives to Filipino athletes who will bag medals in the coming 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in addition to the incentives provided by law, according to Senator Christopher Lawrence Go. “Maliban doon sa mandated by law, willing po ang Pangulo na bigyan sila ng award to enco ...

Ruth Palo | 1 month ago

The Nation

Go wants most SEA Games events free to the public

Senator Christopher Lawrence Go on Thursday suggested making the 2019 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games events free to the public to encourage more local support and attract a bigger local crowd to watch. In an interview on November 28, Go said he has suggested to House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano, also the chair of the Philippine Southeast ...

Senator Christopher Lawrence Go is interviewed by reporters on November 28. Contributed photo

MDM | 1 month ago

The Nation

Pacquiao 2.0: Hunting for boxing's next big thing

Manila | AFP | -- In the boxing-obsessed Philippines, scores of young fighters dream of becoming the next Manny Pacquiao, but it takes a sharp eye and vast experience to pick out a potential world champion. That expertise comes from the scouts and trainers who scour amateur matches at dusty town "fiestas," re ...

WHO’S NEXT? Boxing legend Senator Manny Pacquiao celebrates his split-decision victory over Keith Thurman in their WBA welterweight title fight in t ...

Agence France Presse | 1 month ago

Sports

Favorites prevail in 2019 DCAA chess

DAVAO CITY -- Local chess favorites were the big winners in the chess tournament of the 2019 Davao City Athletic Association (DCAA) meet at the Kapitan Tomas Monteverde Sr. Elementary School on November 19-21. Ruth Literatus representing Unit 3 won two golds for individual blitz chess and team blitz ...

Romeo Braceros | 1 month ago

Sports

ADDU claims slim victory over St. John Paul II to win LYR Cup crown

DAVAO CITY -- The Ateneo de Davao University (ADDU) Blue Knights ended the Cinderella run of the St. John Paul II College of Davao Saints with a 94-90 victory to win the championship of the LYR Cup 2019 Inter-Collegiate Fiesta Basketball Tournament at the Rotary Gym in Tagum City on November 24. Blu ...

Romeo Braceros | 1 month ago

Sports

Talaingod girls in Manila for exhibition games with Hawaii, Thailand

MANILA -- A 15-member Batang Pinoy delegation coming from an Indigenous Peoples community in Davao del Norte is here as the Philippine Sports Commission hosts several volleyball exhibition games at the Ynares Arena in Pasig City.  Composed of 10 secondary girls players from the Ata-Manobo group ...

MDM | 2 months ago

Sports

Unit 2 tops Mati City division meet

DAVAO CITY -- Unit 2 composed of 42 schools located in Mati City’s North District ruled the recent City of Mati Division Athletic Meet in Mati City, Davao Oriental after ending the meet with a medal haul of 122 golds, 102 silvers, and 55 bronzes in both elementary and secondary divisions. In t ...

Romeo Braceros | 2 months ago

Sports

Kings remain undefeated, Warriors nail 1st win in DPBL

DAVAO CITY -- The Jose Maria College (JMC) Kings remain undefeated in the third season of the Davao Pride Basketball League (DPBL) after disposing of the Philippine Academy of Sakya Red Dragons on November 15 at the Rizal Memorial Colleges Petro Gazz Arena. The Kings overcame a touch challenge by th ...

Romeo Braceros | 2 months ago

Sports

BARMM eyeing development of athletes, sports complex

COTABATO CITY -- The Bangsamoro Autononous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) is eyeing the development of world-class athletes in the near future, following the Mindanao Sports for Peace Caravan, which was officially launched by the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) and the Philippine Sports Institute (PSI) yesterday ...

Bangsamoro Sports Commission chairman Norhan Uka said they are targeting to start construction for the Bangsamoro Sports Complex in the third quarter ...

Daniel Joaquin | 2 months ago

Sports

UM Tagum set to face powerhouse teams in Rebisco Volleyball League nat’l finals

DAVAO CITY -- The girls’ high school volleyball team of the University of Mindanao’s Tagum City campus are seeking a podium finish in the Rebisco Volleyball League 2019 National Finals on November 22-30 at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City.  The team, which finished fourth in la ...

Romeo Braceros | 2 months ago