As a freshman in high school, James Harden wrote his dreams onto a piece of paper with a simple note promising his mom, ‘Imma Be A Star.’
EXPECT polo matches in next year’s SEA Games to get a fair share of attention as the scions of the rich and powerful are eager to showcase their flair in pursuit of sporting glory.
First to confirm their participation are the royalties of Brunei, who are determined to improve on their bronze medal showing two years Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
CHAROEN WATTANASIN, deputy chairman of the Olympic Committee of Thailand (OCT), has urged SEA Games hosts to stick to Summer Olympic disciplines instead of including their own favourite sports in the hope of winning more gold medals than any other participating country.
Sports in the Philippines has come a long way from it being limited to just the typical ones such as basketball, volleyball, and badminton. Now, Filipinos are getting into a wider range of sports and other physical activities such as Frisbee, hiking, Zumba, and yoga. Tapping into this growing market is French sporting goods giant Decathlon, which recently opened its very first store in the Philippines at Festival Mall in Alabang, Muntinlupa City.
U.S based Speedskater Kathryn Magno targets to take initial steps to her main goal of qualifying to the Winter Olympics when she competes in next week’s Asian Winter Games in Sapporo, Japan.
The 26-year old California-based skater is one of the 29-member athletes of Team Philippines to the Feb 19-26 Winter Games.
Alaska rookie Jeron Teng, together with two of his former teammates from De La Salle University, sustained injuries after getting stabbed before dawn on Sunday, according to a police report.
The Philippine wushu team that won a gold, silver and bronze medals in the Sanda World Cup in Hangzhou, China will be the special guest at the Philippine Sportswriters Association Forum at the Tapa King Restaurant in Farmers Plaza, Cubao.
Gold medal winner Arnel Mandal will be gracing the public sports program along with fellow medalists Francisco Solis and Divine Wally just a day after arriving from the ninth edition of the quadrennial meet.
FOUR bemedalled swimmers lead 10 young outstanding athletes who will be recognized with the Tony Siddayao Awards during the Philippine Sportswriters Association Annual Awards Night presented by San Miguel and Milo on Feb. 13 at the Le Pavilion in Pasay City.
Palarong Pambansa standout Maurice Sacho Ilustre banners the latest batch of athletes who will be bestowed with the award named after the late Manila Standard sports editor Tony Siddayao, considered the “Dean of Philippine sportswriting.”
A Thai racer will see action in the King of Nations Philippines 2018 (KONPH2018), the final round of the King of Nations Asia ProSeries 2018, to be held May 25 to 27, at the Clark International Speedway.
Top tchouckball teams in South Asia will fly to the Philippines to challenge the country’s best when the 2017 Philippine Open Tchoukball Invitational unfolds at the City Sports Club in Ayala Business Park, Cebu City on April 5-7, 2017.
By Michael Angelo S. Murillo
LONG considered a “niche” market, E-sports has steadily grown exponentially throughout the years with its upside still deemed very high. Such being the case, many have taken notice, including businesses.