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…

Filbasket eyes Oct. 28 tipoff date, but GAB says not yet or else …

Glendale G. Rosal 10/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The inaugural season of basketball startup, FilBasket or the Filipino Basketball League, is looking at October 28, 2021 as its tipoff date at the Subic Bay gymnasium in Subic, Zambales.  In a Facebook post…

GAB revokes professional licenses of Siquijor Mystics for involvement in alleged ‘game-fixing’ scandal

Glendale G. Rosal 10/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Games and Amusements Board (GAB) dropped the hammer on the entire Siquijor Mystics by officially revoking their professional licenses for their involvement in last April’s alleged ‘game-fixing scandal in the Pilipinas VisMin…

Dynamic Herb players demoralized by postponements of season opening

Glendale G. Rosal 10/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu’s very own Dynamic Herb Cebu Football Club is clinging on to their diminishing hope after the tip-off of the Philippines Football League (PFL) 2021 season was rescheduled again. This time, the PFL…

PH eSports flourishes despite pandemic

Glendale G. Rosal 09/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The vibrant and highly competitive eSports scene in the Philippines identified the challenges they’ve been battling amidst the COVID-19 pandemic during the Games and Amusements Board’s (GAB) 3rd Professional Sports Summit on Wednesday,…

Mitra highlights GAB’s “historic” achievements during sports summit

Glendale G. Rosal 09/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Games and Amusements Board (GAB) Chairman, Abraham “Baham” Mitra highlighted the agency’s ‘historic’ achievements under his leadership during the 3rd Professional Sports Summit on Wednesday, Sept. 29, held on a virtual platform.…

GAB suspends SMB’s De Guzman for failure to attend game-fixing hearing

Glendale G. Rosal 09/24/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Games and Amusements Board (GAB) has temporarily barred San Miguel Beermen 3×3 player Daniel De Guzman from playing in the PBA 3×3 tournament for failing to attend a virtual meeting invitation…

Unbeaten Suganob brothers headline Bohol’s first pandemic pro boxing card

Glendale G. Rosal 09/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Island of Bohol will host its first pro boxing fight card since the COVID-19 pandemic dubbed as the “Kumong Bol-anon 1″featuring the unbeaten Suganob brothers on September 27 at the PMI Bohol…

GAB’s 3rd Sports Summit set Sept. 29

Glendale G. Rosal 09/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Notable personalities will grace the upcoming Third Professional Sports Summit of the Games and Amusements Board (GAB) slated on September 29 on a virtual platform. The professional sports conclave initiated by the agency’s…

ARQ’s Abne to face boxing “idol” in Engkwentro Dos mainer

Glendale G. Rosal 08/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — ARQ Boxing Gym’s prized warrior April Jay “Astroboy” Abne will be fighting one of the boxers he looks up to in the main event of “Engkwentro Dos” of the ARQ Boxing Promotions on…

GAB to train personnel on proper handling of hematoma machines for contact sports

Glendale G. Rosal 08/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Games and Amusements Board (GAB) will soon train and distribute personnel who will demonstrate the proper use of their newly procured hematoma screening machines that are to be distributed to several areas…

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