Dwight Ramos earns praise from former Gilas coach Toroman

Dwight Ramos (FIBA) Dwight Ramos drew praise from former Gilas Pilipinas coach and current Indonesia mentor Rajko Toroman for his performance through the FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers. Toroman said after Gilas beat his Indonesian squad, 76-51, Friday, June 18 that the quality the 6-foot-4 Ramos has shown is at par with the way European guards… Continue reading Dwight Ramos earns praise from former Gilas coach Toroman

Gilas eyes repeat over rival South Korea in FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers

Ange Kouame grabs the rebound as two South Korean players try to reach in during their FIBA Asia Cup qualifying match last Wednesday, June 16, at the AUF Gym in Pampanga. (FIBA) Gilas Pilipinas is eager to prove South Korea that its buzzer-beating victory was not just pure luck as the two rivals square off… Continue reading Gilas eyes repeat over rival South Korea in FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers

Filipino shooter Valdez qualifies for Tokyo Olympics

MANILA – Rifle shooter Jayson Valdez became the 12th Filipino to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics. Valdez, son of Philippine shooting legend Julius, earned a spot through the quota system put up by the International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF). Valdez will be competing in the men’s 10-meter air rifle event, and he joins Dutch shooter… Continue reading Filipino shooter Valdez qualifies for Tokyo Olympics

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Korea wallops Thailand by 67 points ahead of Gilas Pilipinas duel

Korea delivered a strong statement ahead of its rematch against Gilas Pilipinas after obliterating Thailand, 120-53, in the final window of the FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers in Clark, Pampanga on Saturday, June 19. Hang Yungi starred with 34 points on 14-of-16 shooting to go with 10 rebounds and 2 steals as Korea clinched its Asia… Continue reading Korea wallops Thailand by 67 points ahead of Gilas Pilipinas duel

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Nexplay links up with EVOS as ‘Big Three’ stays

EVOS Esports returns to the country after two years as it links up with Nexplay Esports ahead of the eighth season of the Mobile Legends Professional League Philippines (MPL PH). Nexplay announced the partnership on Saturday, June 19, while also revealing that its “Big Three” of John Paul “H2wo” Salonga, Tristan “Yawi” Cabrera, and Renejay… Continue reading Nexplay links up with EVOS as ‘Big Three’ stays

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Zamboanga siblings pay tribute to their father

ONE Championship’s Zamboanga siblings — Denice and Drex — paid tribute to their dad Rene as Father’s Day is approaching. Denice Zamboanga with father Rene Both Denice and Drex shared the same sentiments and expressed gratitude to their father who has been very supportive of their mixed martial arts and life in general. “Ever since,… Continue reading Zamboanga siblings pay tribute to their father

Tuffin exacts revenge over old Taranaki team in Wellington rout

The Wellington Saints quickly got back to their winning ways in the New Zealand National Basketball League (NBL) as they dominated at home over the cellar-dwelling Taranaki Mountainairs, 89-63, at the TSB Bank Arena on Saturday, June 19. With the win, Wellington got back to second place in the standings with a 9-2 record while… Continue reading Tuffin exacts revenge over old Taranaki team in Wellington rout

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