Filipino rower Nievarez makes it to Tokyo Olympics

Credit to Author: Niel Victor C. Masoy| Date: Mon, 10 May 2021 16:16:21 +0000

Filipino rower Cris Nievarez caught the last boat to the Tokyo Olympics in July. On Monday, the Philippine Rowing Association (PRA) announced it received confirmation from the World Rowing Federation Nievarez made the final cut in the men’s single sculls of the Games. “We are happy to share that the PRA received confirmation from the […]

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SPORTS ROUNDUP: Basketball, rowing, boxing at PSA Forum

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 10 May 2021 07:36:24 +0000

It’s a loaded Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) Forum on Tuesday (May 11) as matters concerning rowing, boxing, and the coming new season of the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) will be discussed in the virtual public sports program. MPBL Commissioner Kenneth Duremdes is going to talk about preparations being done by the league about its […]

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Philracom: Local horse racing off and running

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 10 May 2021 07:21:41 +0000

By TITO S. TALAO  Philippine horse racing will be off and running starting May 13 under the leadership of recently-appointed Philippine Racing Commission chairman Aurelio ‘Reli’ de Leon following the green light given by the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Sport of Kings to resume. “It’s four days of races in Malvar, Batangas. May 16 will […]

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Pinoy chessers finish 1-2, gain World Cup berths

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 10 May 2021 06:42:38 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA International Masters Daniel Quizon and Michael Concio Jr. came through with the needed results and finished 1-2 in the Asian Zonal 3.3 Championship Sunday to clinch spots to the World Chess Cup 2021. Quizon, 16, drew with Grandmaster Susanto Megaranto of Indonesia in 30 moves of a Queen’s Gambit Accepted while Concio, […]

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With stroke of luck rower Nievarez makes it to Tokyo Games

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 10 May 2021 03:12:47 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA With a stroke of luck, rower Cris Nievarez became the eighth Filipino to qualify to the 2021 Tokyo Olympics this July. The Philippine Rowing Association (PRA) announced the pleasant news on social media Monday that will see the 21-year-old Atimonan, Quezon native join early Filipino qualifiers – pole vaulter EJ Obiena, world […]

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Pacquiao, PBA superstars honor ‘ilaw ng tahanan’

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 10 May 2021 01:26:28 +0000

By CARLO ANOLINFighting Senator Manny Pacquiao and several PBA stars took to social media their appreciation and gratefulness to the so-called “ilaw ng tahanan” on Mother’s Day (Sunday, May 9). Pacquiao expressed gratitude to the two women who stood by his side even before he emerged as one of the greatest boxers in history.Taking it […]

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Mandaue rules Visayas Leg, routs Talisay

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 09 May 2021 22:46:30 +0000

ALCANTARA, Cebu — KCS Computer Specialist-Mandaue City etched its name as the first Visayas Leg champion of the Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup after manhandling top seed MJAS Zenith-Talisay City, 89-75, in the winner-take-all Game Three Sunday at the Civic Center here.Down by seven early in the third canto, the KCS cagers turned the tables […]

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PBA eyes June 15 season opening

Credit to Author: Niel Victor C. Masoy| Date: Sun, 09 May 2021 16:18:04 +0000

The Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) hopes to start its 46th Season on June 15, according to Barangay Ginebra San Miguel governor Alfrancis Chua. Chua, together with league commissioner Willie Marcial, sat down in a meeting with Sen. Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go and Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea in Malacañang last week, appealing for the PBA to […]

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Jazz thump Rockets for 50th victory

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Sun, 09 May 2021 16:17:15 +0000

SALT LAKE CITY: Georges Niang tied a career high with 24 points and the NBA-leading Utah Jazz beat the short-handed Houston Rockets 124-116 on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) to reach 50 victories. Jordan Clarkson scored 21 points and Bojan Bogdanovic added 20 — his seventh straight 20-point performance — for the Jazz. The Jazz finished […]

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Tolentino seeks inclusion of athletes in vaccination priority list

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 09 May 2021 07:29:07 +0000

Senator Francis “Tol” Tolentino on Sunday appealed to Inter-Agency Task Force on the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) to include Filipino athletes as essential workers in the government’s priority list to be vaccinated against the deadly COVID-19 virus.        Tolentino made the remarks as both amateur and professional athletes remain excluded in the “A4 Priority” of […]

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