Feb 16, 2017 (MANILA, Philippines) – Last October 15th, USA Cycling sanctioned Red Bull Last Stand, a fixed-gear criterium event held at the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas, USA. The event marked the federation’s first foray into fixed-gear road racing, which has gained attention globally in recent years.
Prestigious interschool tourney inspires almost 20,000 athletes nationwide
Cagayan De Oro, Philippines – The 2016 MILO Little Olympics recently concluded its last regional leg in Mindanao in Cagayan de Oro city, which officially marked the closing of its 29th season. Almost 20,000 student athletes from across the country took their shot in bringing home the coveted honors from their respective home courts in North and Central Luzon, NCR and South Luzon, Visayas and in Mindanao.
TOKYO, 14th February, 2017 – Ajinomoto Co., Inc. (Ajinomoto Co.) today signed a Platinum Sponsorship agreement for the 29th Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) and the 9th ASEAN Para Games (APG) to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in August and September 2017.
The SEAG and APG are held every two years to help forge strong regional cooperation, understanding and unity within the Southeast Asian community. This 2017, these two largest sports events in the region will play host to more than 8,000 athletes and officials from 11 nations.
VIGAN, Ilocos Sur—Jan Paul Morales of Navy-Standard Insurance aims to win the title for the second straight year, while Cris Joven of Army-Kinetix Lab and Jaybop Pagnanawon of Bike Extreme will try to foil it as the LBC Ronda Pilipinas 2017 edition unfurls today in the 158-kilometer Stage One that starts and ends in front of the Provincial Capitol here.
Manila, Philippines, 01 December 2016 – The National MILO Marathon is set to mark its 40 th year
milestone as it holds its National Finals in the city of Iloilo on Sunday, December 4. The reigning
MILO Marathon King and Queen, two-time MILO Marathon King Rafael Poliquit and three-time MILO
Marathon Queen and 2016 Olympian Mary Joy Tabal, are both raring to go head-to- head with their
fierce rivals to defend their crowns in the final race of the season.
The inaugural event of the season, the 2017 Blue Palawan Kite Open is back for its second year as the first event of the world renowned Kite Park League Tour. Kicking things off with a qualifying event held at Blue Palawan in beautiful Puerto Princesa on Palawan Island, Philippines on February 6th & 7th.
MANILA, Philippines, 16 August 2017 – Two global sports icons, MILO and FC Barcelona, embark on a four-year partnership aimed at enhancing the quality of life of children through a more healthy and active lifestyle. The purpose-driven partnership brings together MILO and FC Barcelona’s shared belief of youth development through sports and the values learned from them. This year, MILO Philippines launches the Road to Barcelona—a selection camp that will scout for the next football champions and give them a once-in-a-lifetime experience training in Camp Nou, the home stadium of FC Barcelona.
The Gemmalyn Crosby Sports Festival (GCSF), which will hold the third Philippine Fitness & Wellness Expo on September 3 at the SMX Convention Center, has announced that all bodybuilders regardless of past affiliations can compete at all GCSF events.
Greetings on behalf of MILO Philippines!
Metro Manila is excited to welcome all champions – elite athletes and budding runners alike to the Manila leg of the 40th National MILO Marathon! Join us in witnessing champions shine in the country’s premiere footrace this Sunday, July 31st, 2016 at the SM Mall of Asia Grounds, Pasay City.
THE LBC Ronda Pilipinas will continue to be faithful to its original goal of producing promising young riders that it hopes to blossom into elite athletes ready for the international scene.
Moe Chulani, Ronda project director and LBC Sports Development head, said they are allowing national team members George Luis Oconer and Ronald Lomotos to skip this year’s LBC Ronda 2017 edition to race for flag and country in another local race as required by Integrated Cycling Federation of the Philippines (PhilCycling).
TOP achievers of the year 2016 share center stage once again as the Philippine Sportswriters Association honors them during its traditional Awards Night presented by MILO and San Miguel Corp. on Feb. 13 at the LE PAVILION in Pasay City.
Hidilyn Diaz, who ended the country’s 20-year medal drought in the Olympics by bagging a silver in weightlifting of the Rio De Janeiro Games, looms as the leading choice for the coveted Athlete of the Year award during the formal affair co-presented by CIGNAL/Hyper TV.
The Philippine Committee of Bodybuilding and Fitness (PCBF) recently issued a ban on the Gemmalyn Crosby Sports Festival (GCSF), which will hold the third Philippine Fitness & Wellness Expo on September 3 at the SMX Convention Center.
Football, volleyball, and the Asian Beach Games are set for a busy session of the Philippine Sportswriters Association Forum today at Shakey’s Malate.
Aimed to bring pride and honor to the country, the Tchoukball Association of the Philippines (TAP) men and women’s teams are set to leave for Taiwan on August 7, 2017, to compete for the 2nd World Beach Tchoukball Championships scheduled August 14-18 in Sunset Beach Resort, Kaohsiung City.
‘TEST OF WILL’ TO START ON MARCH 25
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13 February 2017 - MANILA, PHILIPPINES: Under Armour, the leading developer, marketer, and distributor of branded performance apparel, footwear, equipment, and connected fitness platforms, will hold its second installment of the Southeast Asia-wide fitness challenge dubbed “Test of Will” this summer.
First race of the season gathers around 12,000 pacesetters
Urdaneta, Philippines, 16 July 2017 – In true festive fashion, the city of Urdaneta showed its overwhelming enthusiasm in the first race of the 41st National MILO Marathon. Around 12,000 runners hit the streets to race the finish line. Running veterans Julius Sermona and Christabel Martes took the spotlight and placed first in the 21K male and female categories, respectively. They each took home the top purse of P10,000 in cash and a trophy, and booked their slots to the National Finals in Cebu on December 3 to try and claim the MILO Marathon King and Queen titles.
WHEN the World Wrestling Entertainment first hit Philippine shores seven years ago, it was already considered big by Filipino wrestling fans, but now that the WWE has returned, expect a gargantuan affair--literally.