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SEA Games organizers plan to stream games on Facebook, YouTube

Pauline Ick, broadcast director of the Philippine SEA Games Organizing Committee, said live-streaming events would draw more viewers to the competition. → Read More

'Dilawan ako': Imee Marcos taps Catriona Gray's designer for SONA outfit

The daughter of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, arrived at Batasang Pambansa on Monday donning a Mak Tumang creation which was named “La Filigrina.” → Read More

Hontiveros: Duterte’s SONA was 'State of China’s Affairs in PH'

MANILA — Opposition Senator Risa Hontiveros was dissatisfied with the fourth State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Rodrigo Duterte, calling it 'State of China’s Affairs in the Philippines'. → Read More

'Cayetano assured no deprivation for House minority bloc'

MANILA — Newly elected House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano assured members of the minority in the 18th Congress they can still handle vice chairmanships or memberships in major committees, a lawmaker said. → Read More

Pole vaulter EJ Obiena clips gold in 2019 Universiade

MANILA - Filipino athlete EJ Obiena showed might in the 2019 Summer Universiade as he ruled the men's pole vault event in record fashion to give the Philippines its first gold medal in Italy. → Read More

‘Mamahalin ko rin ang UST’: Eya Laure aims to emulate Rondina’s leadership, fighting spirit

The rookie of the year lauded the enormous contribution of Rondina to the team and how she lifted UST back to the volleyball map of UAAP with her leadership and unequaled effort every game. → Read More

UAAP: On way out, Sisi Rondina has one message to UST rookies

Sisi Rondina hopes her love of her alma mater, and her tenacity and fighting spirit on the playing court would rub off on her teammates ahead of next season. → Read More

UAAP: UST super rookie Eya Laure looks back at series with mix of pride, regret

Eya Laure may be a freshman, but her demeanor on and off the court makes it seem like she’s a veteran in the league. → Read More

UAAP: The encouraging words Sisi Rondina’s mom told her MVP daughter

Alona Rondina, who saw her daughter play live in Game 2 of the UAAP finals, has a way of seeing things in a glass-half-full kind of way. → Read More

UAAP: ‘Akala ko last day ko na’ — Rondina final year extended 3 more days

As usual, Sisi Rondina chooses not to wallow in defeat, as she looks forward to the series-decider on Saturday. → Read More

UAAP: Eya Laure shrugs off injury, loss to Ateneo; vows Game 3 fightback

An injury she suffered in Game 2 isn't about to diminish Eya Laure's confidence ahead of the deciding game on Saturday. → Read More

Same fate? Maru Banaticla hopes Eya Laure caps rookie season as UAAP champion

Maruja Banaticla entered her collegiate career in UAAP as a champion but it was the last golden performance of the UST Tigresses in the league. → Read More

UAAP: Ging Balse told Sisi Rondina to 'play like an angel'

Former UAAP women’s volleyball champion and once a Queen Tigress Mary Jean Balse is not surprised how Sisi Rondina carried the UST Tigresses anew in Game 1 of their Finals series against the Ateneo Lady Eagles on Saturday. → Read More

Batang Gilas’ Abadiano takes Palaro as ‘personal’ preparation for World Cup

DAVAO CITY - Two high school standouts of National University Bullpups and members of the Batang Gilas are taking advantage of their Palarong Pambansa 2019 experience in Davao City to remain in tip-top shape as they head to the FIBA U-19 World Cup in June. → Read More

Olympian Hidilyn Diaz, TV host Gretchen Ho named in 'Oust Duterte' matrix

An Olympian and a television host were among new personalities linked by Malacañang Thursday to an alleged conspiracy to discredit President Rodrigo Duterte. → Read More

Palaro 2019: NCR bags 15th overall title in a row, but competition tighter

The reign of the Big City extended to its 15th straight year. Compared to other years, though, this recent one isn’t as convincing. → Read More

Palaro 2019: Central Visayas rules girls’ archery; Northern Mindanao boxers win on Day 5

Northern Mindanao made its presence felt in the secondary boxing competitions after claiming 4 of the 10 gold medals at stake, as the NCR pulled away in the overall medal standings. → Read More

Palaro 2019: Calabarzon moves to 2nd, as NCR continues strong showing

The Big City gymnasts scooped up 9 of the defending champions' 19 gold medals on the day to strengthen its bid for a 15th overall Palaro title. → Read More

Palaro 2019: NCR tops 100-medal mark, as Western Visayas bags 20 golds on Day 3

Western Visayas and Calabarzon appeared to be knocking on NCR’s door after picking up 20 gold medals each on Day 3 Wednesday. → Read More

Palarong Pambansa: NCR bucks slow start to harvest 24 golds in Day 2

After a solitary gold on the first day, 14-time defending champion NCR flexed its muscles on the second day of Palarong Pambansa 2019, dominating swimming and gymnastics Tuesday. → Read More