Veteran sports journalist Chino Trinidad passes away at 56

Lance Agcaoili 07/14/2024

MANILA, Philippines — Veteran sports journalist Chino Trinidad passed away on Saturday evening. He was 56. Trinidad’s daughter Floresse confirmed the sad news to his father’s former network, GMA. His family released a statement on Sunday morning,…

Pacquiao ‘ready’ for a rematch with Mayweather in 2024

Lance Agcaoili 01/01/2024

MANILA, Philippines — Manny Pacquiao, the renowned Filipino boxing legend, aims to have a rematch with his rival Floyd Mayweather Jr. in 2024. The former eight-division world champion on New Year’s Eve announced during the Rizin 45…

FEU Cheering Squad wins UAAP Cheerdance Competition crown

Lance Agcaoili 12/02/2023

MANILA, Philippines — Bringing nostalgia through its Super Mario-themed routine, Far Eastern University Cheering Squad reclaimed the UAAP Cheerdance Competition crown in Season 86 on Saturday The FEU Cheering Squad brought 18,122 spectators at the Mall of…

Chot Reyes ‘honored’ to see World Cup suit in Fiba museum, claps back at bashers

Lance Agcaoili 10/14/2023

MANILA, Philippines — Former Gilas Pilipinas coach Chot Reyes said he was honored to see the coat that he wore in last month’s Fiba World Cup displayed at the museum of the Fiba House of Basketball in…

Gold medal remains with Gilas despite Brownlee’s failed doping test, says POC

Lance Agcaoili 10/13/2023

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) said that Gilas Pilipinas will retain its 19th Asian Games basketball gold medal despite the failed doping test of Justin Brownlee. “The gold remains with us,” said POC president Rep.…

EJ Obiena honored to get cheers from Chinese-dominated crowd at Asian Games

Lance Agcaoili 10/07/2023

MANILA, Philippines — EJ Obiena not only earned a historic Asian Games gold medal, but he also won the hearts of the Chinese-dominated 80,000 fans at Hangzhou Olympic Sports Centre Stadium. The World No.2 pole vaulter admitted that…

EJ Obiena receives P10M in financial boost to support campaign in 2024 Paris Olympics

Lance Agcaoili 10/06/2023

MANILA, Philippines — EJ Obiena received P10 million from his high school alma mater, Chiang Kai Shek College, to support his campaign in the 2024 Paris Olympics. Fresh from a gold medal finish in the 19th Asian Games…

Asian Games: Agatha Wong misses podium in wushu

Lance Agcaoili 09/24/2023

MANILA, Philippines — Agatha Wong missed out on a medal in the Asian Games in the women’s Taijiquan and Taijijian final on Sunday at Xiaoshan Guali Sports Centre in Hangzhou, China. The Filipino Wushu star failed to…

LA Tenorio is cancer-free, announces return to hardcourt 

Lance Agcaoili 09/21/2023

MANILA, Philippines — Now cancer-free, veteran playmaker LA Tenorio of the Barangay Ginebra Gin Kinds is returning to basketball. Tenorio on Wednesday, September 20, 2023, announced his much-anticipated on-court return through an emotional social media post about…

Manny Pacquiao reiterates desire to fight in Paris Olympics: It’s my dream

Lance Agcaoili 09/15/2023

MANILA, Philippines — Manny Pacquiao reiterated his desire to represent the Philippines in the Paris 2024 Olympics in a bid to fulfill a lifelong dream. Philippine Olympic Committee president Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino first bared last August 30…

Nonito Donaire reacquires Filipino citizenship

Lance Agcaoili 08/17/2023

MANILA, Philippines — Former four-division champion Nonito Donaire Jr. reacquired his Filipino citizenship on Monday at Romulo Hall of the Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco. The Filipino Flash, an American citizen whose paternal grandfather was born…

Alex Eala knocks off top seed to make W25 Roehampton semis

Lance Agcaoili 08/12/2023

MANILA, Philippines — Alex Eala stunned the No.1 seed Priscilla Hon of Australia, 6-2, 6-4, to march into the semifinal round of the W25 Roehampton on Friday evening (Manila time) in Great Britain. The sixth-seeded Eala broke…

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