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Schools, athletic leagues want unified body on collegiate sports

MANILA — Majority of school and athletic leagues in the country want a unified body on collegiate sports. The general agreement was made among 76 universities, colleges, sports and athletic organizations that attended the two-day National Consultative Meeting for Collegiate Sports organized by the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) at the Philsports Multi-Purpose Arena in Pasig City. …

F2 Logistics’ Marano named PH Super Liga ambassador

MANILA — The Philippine Super Liga (PSL) has announced the appointment of Abby Marano as ambassador of the league starting with the Chooks to Go-PSL Grand Prix, which opens at the Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan Friday. Generika-Ayala will be facing Petron in the first match to be followed by the Cignal-Foton encounter. Both …

IOC expects decisions on Russian doping cases next month

Investigators at the International Olympic Committee expect to have “a number” of Russian doping cases from the Sochi Olympics resolved by the end of November. The leader of an IOC delegation in charge of reviewing 28 cases wrote to the head of the IOC Athletes Commission this week to update the timeline of cases stemming …

San Pablo City to host 2018 Calabarzon regional games

SAN PABLO CITY, Laguna – This city is gearing up to host the 2018 Southern Tagalog Calabarzon Athletic Association (STCAA) Meet slated on Feb. 11-17 next year. City Mayor Loreto S. Amante said Wednesday facelift and ground works had begun this week at the main host sporting arena of the Colonel Lauro D. Dizon Memorial …

Meralco sizzles in 4Q to steal Game 3 from Ginebra

MANILA — Meralco is back in the title hunt! The Bolts finally scored a win in the PBA Governors’ Cup Finals with a 94-81 Game 3 rout of Barangay Ginebra San Miguel at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City on Wednesday night. Meralco blasted Ginebra in the final frame, outscoring its opponent, 28-17, to …

Pangasinan sends off 222 athletes to Batang Pinoy Luzon Leg

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan — Governor Amado Espino III sent off today (Thursday) a convoy of buses carrying members of Team Pangasinan comprising  222 athletes who will see action in the week-long  2017 Batang Pinoy Luzon qualifying leg in Vigan, Ilocos Sur from October 21 to 27. Members of  Team  Pangasinan who will compete in 14 events …

Collegiate sports stakeholders meet at Philsports

MANILA — Officials of schools and athletic groups all over the country met on Tuesday to discuss university sports during the National Consultative Meeting organized by the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) at the Philsport Multi-Purpose Arena in Pasig City. The two-day meeting hopes to unify stakeholders of collegiate sports to create a unified athletic association. Congressman …

Bryant, Rizzo, Contreras no shows at plate for Cubs in NLCS

LOS ANGELES —  Kris Bryant wore a crimson T-shirt that said “Better Days” in the Chicago Cubs’ hushed clubhouse Sunday night. Those better days better come real soon because Bryant, Anthony Rizzo and the rest of the defending World Series champions are heading home in a 2-0 hole against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the …

Ginebra rallies to take 2-0 Finals lead vs Meralco

QUEZON CITY — Two nights after wrecking havoc in Quezon province, Ginebra showed that it has ice in its veins in Quezon City. The Barangay is now up 2-0 in the PBA Governors’ Cup Finals with an 86-76 win over the Meralco Bolts in Game 2 in front of  a 16,159 crowd at the Smart Araneta …

Slaughter completes comeback with best conference player plum

MANILA — In only his first conference back from an ACL injury, a better Greg Slaughter showed up. The seven-foot Ginebra beanpole was named the Best Player of the Conference for the PBA Governors’ Cup as announced on Sunday night before Game 2 of the Finals against Meralco after a stellar showing in the season-ending …

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