Fajardo is GAB’s Boxer of the Month for August

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Knockout artist Miel “Silent Assassin” Fajardo’s latest triumphs in the ring didn’t go unnoticed as the Games and Amusements Board (GAB) named him the “Boxer of the Month” for August. This was officially announced by GAB on Tuesday, September 19, 2023 via a social media post. READ: Fajardo wrests OPBF light

Norman Black now part of San Beda coaching staff as consultant

Black will be in charge of training Red Lions' bigs

UV Green Lancers’ lineup for Cesafi 2023

The defending champion University of the Visayas (UV) Green Lancers are all geared up for the brand new season of the Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc (Cesafi), which kicks off Saturday, September 23, 2023, at the Cebu Coliseum. The Green Lancers will once again be coached by Gary Cortes, who, since 2015, has led UV

Cone on Ahanmisi: 'We pursued him but he also pursued us'

Cone says feelings mutual for Ginebra and Ahanmisi

Rough start for Team Philippines

HANGZHOU – As the drums rolled heading to Saturday’s big event, which is the grand opening, Filipino athletes encountered some rough sailing Thursday in the 19th Asian Games here. It drizzled all day in this quiet capital of Zhejiang province as the Philippines vied in women’s windsurfing and men’s rowing in the morning then women’s beach volleyball and men’s volleyball in the evening. Surfer Arrianne Paz finished fifth and last in the first...

Kia and Mercedes drivers get into terrifying game of cat and mouse on country lanes

Both drivers, Kevin Rowley, 59, and Michael Drage, 50, who live in Northampton, were interviewed by officers and were subsequently charged with dangerous driving.

Rain or Shine sends rookie Galinato, Ponferada to TNT

Rain or Shine formalized its trade with TNT after agreeing to send rookie big man Henry Galinato and veteran Jewel Ponferada in exchange for the Tropang Giga's future first round pick and Dave Marcelo. The proposed trade deal has been sent to the Office of the Commissioner for approval on Thursday, September 21. Rookie Henry Galinato was shipped by Rain or Shine to TNT in a multi-player trade. PBA IMAGE TNT coach Jojo Lastimosa confirmed the...

Gilas Pilipinas moves up in FIBA ranking

GILAS Pilipinas may have failed to come up with an impressive showing in the 2023 FIBA World Cup right at its home floor, but the good news is, the Philippines managed to climb up from 40th to 38th place in the latest ranking released by the international governing basketball body. The Philippines placed 24th overall in the just-concluded world basketball showpiece, punctuated by a 21-point hammering of China to end a nine-game losing skid in...

Cone calls up 5 players for Asiad

(UPDATE) INTERIM Gilas Pilipinas head coach Tim Cone has named replacement players after four members of the pool have been excluded in the lineup for 19th Asian Games set to unfold on September 23 in Hangzhou, China. In a press briefing on Tuesday with officials of the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP), Cone has named Chris Ross, Kevin Alas, Arvin Tolentino, and CJ Perez as replacements for Calvin Abueva, Terrence Romeo, Moala Tautuaa, and...

Goldman Sachs Launches Sports Franchise Division Amid Rising Interest in Sports-Related Investments

Goldman Sachs is expanding its financial services to adapt to the growing interest in sports-related investments. The banking giant has launched a new division, Sports Franchise in Investment Banking, to offer its wealthy clients avenues to invest in...

CESAFI 2023: Longer, more competitive season with new member schools joining the action

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Organizers promise a longer and more competitive 23rd season of the Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc. (Cesafi) as 17 member schools vie for supremacy starting on Saturday, September 23, 2023, at the Cebu Coliseum. The entire Cesafi season, specifically in basketball, is projected to last until the second week of December

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Boxer Tagalog still in ICU after surgery on Wednesday

Amateur boxer Anselmo Tagalog Jr.'s condition is still being closely watched in the intensive care unit of a hospital in Davao City. According to the report on "24 Oras" by Rgil Relator of GMA Regional TV One Mindanao, the boxer had surgery on Wednesday after midnight. His mother Gina dela Cruz said the boxer already moved his hands and feet. He could also open and close his eyes. She said she was told by the doctor that her son would pull...

MMA star Angela Lee reveals 2017 car crash was a suicide attempt; sister Victoria also took her own life

ONE Championship atomweight champion Angela Lee who reportedly got into a car accident last 2017 revealed that it was a suicide attempt. In a self-written article published in The Players Tribune, the 27-year-old mixed martial artist said that six years ago she tried to end her life because of pressure and stress, adding that she "didn't want to be...

PBA dream draft

At least 12 blue-chip prospective PBA rookies are playing here and abroad. Imagine if they all decide to join the PBA draft at the same time. They could turn the league upside down and for sure, the clamor for expansion will be resounding. Let’s start off with the players at home. Justine Baltazar, 26, and Kobe Paras, 25 are in the country. It’s surprising that Paras didn’t join last Sunday’s draft. If he has ambitions of making basketball a...

Guiao says No. 3 pick Luis Villegas 'a high-character guy, modern big'

Drafting Villegas after serious injury a risk worth taking, says Guiao

Holt's entry to ease burden on Dyip's top scorer Tiongson

Terrafirma's array of rookies led by top overall selection Stephen Holt injects the youth and dynamism the Dyip sorely need to become a playoff-contending team again. "We got younger with the big and wingmen we got from the draft," Terrafirma coach John Cardel said in Filipino. Stephen Holt FIBA PHOTO Holt, the Filipino-American combo guard heads this year's draft class, carrying with him an impressive pro basketball resume that includes stints...

Batang Gilas drubs Korea by 24 to reach Fiba Asia U16 quarterfinal

Gilas U16 a win away from outright ticket to 2024 Fiba U17 World Cup

Patrick Mahomes to earn $210M under new deal

LOS ANGELES: Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes will be guaranteed $210 million over the next four seasons after restructuring his existing contract with the club, US reports said on Monday (Tuesday in Manila). Mahomes, 28, signed a 10-year contract extension in 2020 worth $450 million that ties him to the club until 2031. However the reigning Super Bowl champion Chiefs have reworked that deal in order to boost Mahomes' pay in the...

How did this famous 'Game of Thrones' actor lose 120 pounds?

Romeo inks new deal with San Miguel Beer

(UPDATE) THREE-TIME PBA scoring champion Terrence Romeo has signed a new deal with San Miguel Beer. San Miguel team manager Gee Abanilla confirmed the news with The Manila Times on Wednesday, but declined to divulge the details of the new deal with the sweet-shooting guard out of Far Eastern University. "He just signed a contract with us," Abanilla said in a short reply to The Times. Romeo is coming off an injury-plagued 2022-23 PBA season as he...

What happened to Emma Raducanu, winner of the 2018 US Open?

Asian Games offer a few sports you may not recognize

If you're bored with day-in, day-out sports like basketball or swimming or volleyball, then check out the Asian Games when they open officially on Saturday in Hangzhou, China. Of course, the games will have the regular Olympic menu of events with some offering qualifying spot for next year's Paris Olympics. But much of the focus will be on sports that are popular in a region that represents 45 nations and territories. About 12,500 are...

Villegas, Datu ink 3-year deals with Elasto Painters

(UPDATE) FIRST-ROUND picks Luis Villegas and Keith Datu inked separate three-year rookie deals with Rain or Shine, just three days after being selected by the team during the 2023 PBA Rookie Draft held at the Market! Market! in Taguig. The two young big men were selected third and fourth overall, respectively, and are seen as key building blocks for coach Yeng Guiao, who is trying to put together a team that will try to end a seven-year PBA...

Converge not signing Jeron Teng to a contract extension

FiberXers let go of second-leading scorer

Patriots fan dies at Gillette Stadium following fight with Dolphins fan

2023 Asian Games 'larger' than Olympics

THE Asian Games are an attention grabber. For starters, they involve more participants than the Summer Olympics. Organizers say more than 12,000 will be entered when the opening ceremony takes place Saturday in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou. This is more than the 10,500 expected for next year's Paris Olympics. The giant numbers are partly due to the staggering array of events with many regional specialties, sports, and games you won't...

Letran still the favorite, Perpetual seen as dark horse for NCAA Season 99

The NCAA coaches all know it's going to be a fun, tough, and competitive Season 99 men's basketball tournament as teams had the luxury of nine months to gear up for the new season. Given this longer preparation period, the coaches see a level playing field as they were able to compete in several preseason leagues where they polished their game plans. But while most of the mentors see it that way, some of them still look at Colegio de San Juan de...

Bambol not giving up on Abueva and Co.'s inclusion in Gilas 12 for Asiad

POC chief prays for fair sports

News you need to know: Gilas vs LG Sakers preview; ROS on Villegas, Galinato deals

Here are the top sports news from Thursday you may have missed

Sainz, Leclerc would accept Singapore F1 team orders if in victory contention

Ferrari drivers Carlos Sainz and Charles Leclerc would be happy to accept team orders if they are in Formula 1 victory contention at the Singapore Grand Prix.

Why RHJ chose Jordan over SBP offer to become Gilas naturalized player

Rondae was willing to play for Gilas. There was one problem

Dwight Ramos reaffirms commitment to Gilas Pilipinas

MANILA, Philippines --- National team mainstay Dwight Ramos reiterated his long-term commitment to the Gilas Pilipinas program. The 25-year-old Filipino-American guard, who is set to play his third season in Japan B.League, may be away from the country for the next several months, but his desire to play for Gilas remains. "At 25, I can't say for sure what's going to happen in the future but as long as I'm still playing at a high level and my...

FIA admits to Verstappen F1 Singapore GP penalty mistake

The FIA has admitted to Formula 1 teams that the controversial decision to give a reprimand to Max Verstappen for an impeding incident in Singapore Grand Prix qualifying was a mistake.

Phil Mickelson reveals he is in recovery following alleged $1bn gambling addiction

Ricky Lee sa paghawi sa kanyang ng isang security sa MIBF 2023: gawin natin ang trabaho natin na may respeto and kindness | 24 Oras

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Miss World, LIVE sa Unang Hirit! | Unang Hirit

Aired (September 21, 2023): Beauty with a purpose sa Unang Hirit kasama ang world-class women ng Miss World! Nakasama natin LIVE ang Miss World owner Julia Morley, current Miss World Karolina Bielawska at ang ating Miss World Philippines Gwen Fourniol! Panoorin ang video. Hosted by the country’s top anchors and hosts, 'Unang Hirit' is a weekday morning show that provides its viewers with a daily dose of news and practical feature stories. Watch it from Monday to Friday, 5:30 AM on GMA Network! Subscribe to for our full episodes. Hosts: Arnold Clavio, Susan Enriquez, Ivan Mayrina, Mariz Umali, Suzi Entrata-Abrera, Lyn Ching-Pascual, Matteo Guidicelli, Shaira Diaz, Kaloy Tingcungco, Chef JR Royol

Gilas replacements to play in last tune-up for Asian Games

Tim Cone said last-minute additions Marcio Lassiter, Chris Ross and CJ Perez of San Miguel, Kevin Alas of NLEX and Arvin Tolentino of NorthPort will see action for Gilas Pilipinas when the national team tangles with Korean club LG Sakers in a tune-up game on Friday, September 22, at the Philsports Arena in Pasig City. The tune-up match, scheduled at 4 p.m. will be the lone scrimmage game for the beleaguered Philippine men's basketball team which...

Gilas gets taste of Korea

MANILA, Philippines — After 11 days of familiarizing with one another and coach Tim Cone’s system, it’s time for Gilas Pilipinas to hit the court for an actual game against an international opponent. The Nationals take on import-flavored Korean club Changwon LG Sakers today in a 4 p.m. open tuneup at the PhilSports Arena that serves as their only test before embarking on their Asian Games campaign. “We really don’t have much time to play a lot...

Asian Games: Cebu’s Didal shoots for another gold

Cebuana Margielyn Didal will work on building her confidence as she defends her title in the Asian Games, which begins this weekend in Hangzhou, China. Didal remains a work in progress as far as revitalizing her drive to keep the Asian Games title is concerned. The 24-year-old Didal, who arrived with the four-athlete skateboarding team on

Hulk Hogan’s surprising 'big regret' from his iconic wrestling career

Hamilton: "Something's up" if Red Bull doesn't win F1 Japanese GP by 30 seconds

Lewis Hamilton expects Red Bull to resume its dominance at the Japanese Grand Prix, suggesting something would be amiss if it did not win Suzuka's Formula 1 race handsomely.

Ginebra signs Ahanmisi, ROS inks top picks

MANILA, Philippines — With the PBA’s Season 48 firing off in 45 days’ time, teams have started beefing up their respective rosters. Barangay Ginebra shored up its backcourt with the acquisition of free agent Maverick Ahanmisi even as Rain or Shine wasted little time locking in first-round draft picks Luis Villegas and Keith Datu. Over at San Miguel Beer, the Beermen made sure explosive guard Terrence Romeo will stay with the franchise until...

Why Ricci Rivero, John Amores, Kyt Jimenez slipped down PBA draft order

Draft snub may prove a blessing in disguise for Ricci and Co., say PBA coaches

Felipe Massa sues Formula 1, can Lewis Hamilton stay focused in Japan?

Jeron Teng explores options in PBA free agency

Veteran forward Jeron Teng is now exploring his options in the PBA free agency market after being released by Converge. Teng's representative Danny Espiritu said the 6-foot-2 former De La Salle University standout is "now on his own." "Converge offered him two years, but then, previous to that, before the PBA Draft, Jeron felt like he was probably going to be traded because he was not being given an offer for a new contract since his old...

Cone: Abueva 'just broke down and cried'

While Gilas interim coach Tim Cone admitted the last few days has been a roller-coaster ride for the national squad due to the uncertainty concerning the status of some members of the team, Calvin Abueva seemed to be the most affected after turning emotional on Monday. Cone shared that the "Beast", who has been the "most energetic and most passionate" in team practice, broke down after being told he won't be able to play for Gilas in the...

Freddie Mills, the British boxing icon who "murdered eight women"

CJ, 3 others in backup plan

MANILA, Philippines — While hoping concerted lobbying efforts for the approval of Tim Cone’s original 12 en masse will be fruitful, Gilas Pilipinas devised a contingency plan that should enable it to field a competitive team in the Asian Games in China. With Calvin Abueva, Jason Perkins, Mo Tautuaa and Terrence Romeo’s participation up in the air because of technicality, Filipino basketball officials called up Chris Ross, Arvin Tolentino, Kevin...

Pacers seeking trade partner as Buddy Hield contract talks fall through

Hield to be shipped out