Gab Valenciano gives heartwarming advice to followers: ‘Always choose kindness over violence’

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 05/12/2022

CEBU, Philippines— Singer and dancer Gab Valenciano is sending us positive vibes on the internet.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Gabriel Pangilinan Valenciano (@gabvalenciano) Valenciano took to social media to share…

GAB wants Casimero to explain England controversy

Dale Rosal 04/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—World Boxing Organization (WBO) world bantamweight champion Johnriel Casimero drew the ire of the Games and Amusements Board (GAB) for his alleged violation of the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC) that resulted to his…

GAB: More sports events back as country normalizes from COVID-19

Glendale G. Rosal 03/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Games and Amusements Board (GAB) is pleased and excited to see more and more sports events unfolding this month as the country allows more professional sports events under Alert Level 1. As…

GAB welcomes 2 new pro basketball startups

Glendale G. Rosal 02/23/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Games and Amusements Board (GAB) welcomed two new basketball startups that applied for professional licenses for their respective leagues which are set to open this year. GAB Chairman Abraham “Baham” Mitra…

GAB to start-up leagues: Avoid sponsorships, donations from political candidates

Glendale G. Rosal 02/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As numerous regional basketball leagues are expected to start their respective seasons this year, the Games and Amusements Board (GAB) have strongly reminded them to avoid accepting donations and sponsorships from political candidates.…

After a year, WBA finally answers GAB’s questions

Glendale G. Rosal 02/09/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — After a year, the World Boxing Association (WBA) has finally responded to several questions from the Games and Amusements Board (GAB) to shed light on numerous issues affecting Filipino boxers. On February…

GAB to tackle Pinoy boxers’ issues in ‘constructive dialogue’ with WBA

Glendale G. Rosal 01/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Games and Amusements Board (GAB) requested the World Boxing Association (WBA) to hold an immediate “Constructive Dialogue” to fix numerous controversial issues that affected Filipino boxers last year. GAB headed by its…

Gabunilas, Suganob are GAB’s ‘Boxers of the Month’

Dale Rosal 01/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Games and Amusements Board (GAB) named Cebuano John Paul Gabunilas and Boholano Regie Suganob as its ‘Boxers of the Month’ for December. The latest Philippine boxing ratings from GAB was announced on Thursday, January…

GAB said boxing promotions flourished in last quarter of 2021 despite the pandemic

Glendale G. Rosal 01/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Games and Amusements Board (GAB) noted the very active professional combat sports scene in the country during the last quarter of 2021 despite the current health crisis grappling the country. In total,…

GAB warns sportsmen of consequences of game-fixing

Glendale G. Rosal 01/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Games and Amusements Board (GAB) reminded the professional sports scene that they would remain watchful and vigilant against game-fixers in 2022.  In a statement released by GAB Chairman Abraham “Baham” Mitra on…

MPBL is now a pro league

Glendale G. Rosal 12/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) has finally transitioned to a full-fledged professional league after receiving accreditation from the Games and Amusements Board (GAB). No less than GAB Chairman Abraham “Baham” Mitra officially…

GAB professionalizes MPBL

Glendale G. Rosal 11/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Games and Amusements Board (GAB) is rebranding the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) into a ‘pro league’ starting with its invitational tournament set from December 11-23, 2021. This was after the sports…

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