Games & Gaming

High hopes for Petecio, 4 others in Paris

By Robert Andaya THE five-man Philippine boxing team is capable of a podium finish in the coming Paris Olympics. This was the assessment of Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) secretary-general Marcus Jarwin Manalo when asked about the chances of the Filipino boxers seeing action in the prestigious competition scheduled July 26-August 11 in Paris. “We’re very optimistic …

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MLBB unveils MSC 2024 format

The Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Mid Season Cup (MSC) 2024 has unveiled full details of its first-ever Wild Card stage. Taking place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, as part of the Esports World Cup from  June 28-30, the Wild Card will see eight teams fight for a single slot in the MSC 2024 Group Stage. Also held in Riyadh, the MSC …

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Strong Group-Pilipinas acquires Abando

Strong Group-Pilipinas is proud to announce the signing of Rhenz Abando for the upcoming 43rd William Jones Cup, scheduled to take place from July 13 to 21, 2024, in Taipei, Taiwan. Abando, 26, is currently a free agent after opting not to renew his contract with Korean Basketball League club Anyang Jung Kwan Jang.  Abando was instrumental in giving the …

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Perlas ng Silangan cagefest to be launched

A brand-new league that is purely developmental comes to fore when the Perlas ng Silangan Basketball League comes off the wraps on July 24 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. The LGU-based league will focus on the youth not only in basketball but in developing the life skills of all participants in categories like Under-11, Under-13, Under-15, Under-17, Under-19 and Under-21. …

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PSC to raise P2.5M for Olympics

The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) is looking to raise around P2 million to P2.5 million in funds for athletes bound to both the Paris Olympics and Paralympic Games through a special golf tournament set this weekend at the Canlubang Golf and Country Club. Sports Commissioner Fritz Gaston said organizers of the PSC Invitational Golf Cup Tournament are confident of reaching …

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PSC Invitational Golf Cup to raise funds for Paris-bound athletes

The Philippine Sports Commission is set to raise additional funds for Paris Olympics and Paralympic Games-bound athletes by conducting the PSC Invitational Golf Cup at the Canlubang Golf and Country Club on June 14.  “We would like to thank all the sponsors who have committed their support for this event and we ensure these can go a long way for …

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ALAMAT and KAIA make first-ever music collaboration with MLBB “Road to Mythic”

Rising Philippine Pop groups Alamat and Kaia make their first-ever collaboration with the hit mobile multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (MLBB) for the song titled, “Road to Mythic.” The collaboration brought together up-and-rising six-male idol group Alamat? who is now among the most streamed all-male local bands on Spotify, and Kaia, a promising five-female girl …

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Converge boosts Fighting Maroons with team shuttles

Converge ICT Solutions, a solid supporter of the UP Men’s Basketball Team (UPMBT), turned over two  shuttles to the Fighting Maroons for their mobility needs. Converge Brand and Marketing Head Orange Ramirez and Senior Marketing Services Specialist Joven Quintana handed over the keys to the shuttles to UP officials led by President Atty. Jijil Jimenez, UP Diliman Chancellor Atty. Carlo …

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Bacolod Tay Tung claims first championship seat

Bacolod Tay Tung survived tough resistance from Kings’ Montessori School in the third set before eking out a 25-18, 25-14, 25-23 win to book a gold medal match ticket in the 2024 Shakey’s Girls Volleyball Invitational League Thursday at the Paco Arena.     Rhose Almendralejo sparked the Thunderbolts’ comeback from five points down early in the third frame and …

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Kaya Iloilo remains 7’s FL women’s champ, Lamasia crowned new men’s champ

Kaya FC-Iloilo continued to impose its will as the country’s best women’s football team after beating Manila Nomads, 4-1, in the women’s final of the AIA 7’s Football League Season 9 on Sunday night, June 2, at the Atleta 63 Football Field inside the Bridgetowne Complex here. Anicka Castaneda struck first for Kaya Iloilo with a close-range strike in the …

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