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3 Pinoy boxers get semis slot in Asian U22 Championships

The ASBC Asian U22 Boxing Championships in Bangkok, Thailand, saw three Filipino boxers advance to the semifinals, guaranteeing themselves at least bronze medals. In this week-long brawl, Mark Lester Durens, Aaron Jude Bado, and Jericho Acaylar defeated their opponents to get one step closer to dominating their respective weight classes.

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Scottie Thompson, wife Jinky expecting first baby

Scottie Thompson just received another blessing entering 2023. After winning a title with Ginebra in the 2023 PBA Commissioner's Cup, Thompson and his wife Jinky announced that they are expecting their first child.

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Evan Nelle to use final playing year with La Salle

Evan Nelle has decided to use his final playing year with La Salle. The decision came after the Green Archers tapped Topex Robinson as their new head coach. Nelle emerged as the La Salle's primary playmaker in his two seasons with the team.

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Topex Robinson named new La Salle head coach

Topex Robinson has been named the new head coach of De La Salle Universitys (DLSU) mens basketball team. The university made Robinson's hiring official on Thursday. Robinson will make his return at the collegiate ranks after spending two years in the PBA with the Phoenix Super LPG.

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Clint Doliguez signs with NLEX

Another former San Beda player is set to join the Frankie Lim-led NLEX. Clint Doliguez is set to sign with the Road Warriors in the PBA Governor's Cup. Doliguez becomes the second Red Lion to join NLEX after acquiring veteran big man Jake Pascual via trade.

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Filipinas set to face football giants in Spain tournament

Slated on February 15-21, the Pinatar Cup will be held in Murcia, Spain, and the Philippine women's football team will be up against the tough competition. The team will compete against Wales, Scotland, and Ireland in preparation for the 2023 World Cup in New Zealand, and national coach Alan Stajcic will view them as the obvious underdogs. #In60words...

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Clarkson seeks to enter NBA All-Star Game roster

Jordan Clarkson, a star scorer for the Utah Jazz, is excited to play for his team and the Philippines if he is selected for the 2023 National Basketball Association All-Star Game. The inaugural All-Star game was played in Salt Lake City 30 years ago, and the 72nd iteration of the tournament will take place there on February 19. #In60words

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Justin Brownlee takes oath of allegiance to PH

Just 24 hours after winning his sixth PBA championship with Ginebra, Justin Brownlee took his oath of allegiance to the Philippines in the Senate. The oathtaking came after President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. signed into law the bill granting Brownlee Filipino citizenship. #In60words

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Christian Standhardinger wins Finals MVP in PBA Comm's Cup

Christian Standhardinger has been consistent for Ginebra in the epic seven-game Finals series. Which is why the Filipino-German cager took home the 2022-23 Honda-PBA Press Corps Commissioners Cup Finals MVP.

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Eala seeks more WTA tournaments in 2023

Eala just participated in her maiden Grand Slam in the women's singles event at the 2023 Australian Open, although she was eliminated in the opening round after losing to Misaki Doi on Monday in Melbourne Park by scores of 6-3, 6-7, and 3-6.

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NorthPort hires Bonnie Tan as head coach

Letran coach Bonnie Tan has been promoted in the professional ranks. The decorated collegiate mentor will take over as NorthPort's main tactician as soon as the 2023 PBA Governor's Cup kicks off.

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Alex Eala exits early in Australian Open

Alex Eala's debut in the women's division of a Grand Slam competition came to a disastrous end when Misaki Doi of Japan defeated her 6-3, 6-7, 3-6 in the opening round of the 2023 Australian Open qualifying round on Court 8 of Melbourne Park on Monday.

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Zamboanga Valientes beat Singapore Slingers in ABL

Zamboanga Valientes defeated the Singapore Slingers 87-79 on Sunday at OCBC Arena to complete the Singapore Circuit of the 2023 ASEAN Basketball League (ABL) Invitational. Along with 10 rebounds, five assists, four steals, and 10 of his 28 points, Antonio Hester had a great third quarter for the Philippine team. #In60words

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Alex Eala to face Japanese tennis star in Aussie Open

In the Australian Open (AO) qualifying first round, Alex Eala of the Philippines will make her professional grand slam debut Monday against Misaki Doi of Japan, a former player in the Top 30.

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PBA hands Blankley, Powell hefty fines

Hayden Blankley and Myles Powell of Bay Area Dragons were slapped with hefty fines by PBA for their comments on the officiating following their Game Three loss against the Barangay Ginebra in the 2022-23 PBA Commissioner's Cup Finals. Commissioner Willie Marcial said Blankley was given a P100,000, while Powell was asked to pay P75,000. #In60words

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