Friday , 19 April 2024

Games & Gaming

Ilagan to roll out red carpet for National Open

Ilagan City, the “Corn Capital of the Philippines”, is ready to roll the red carpet for the staging of the  2023 Cel Logistics Inc.-Philippine Athletics Championships later this month. The event, also known as National Open, is scheduled to be held on March 21-26 at the Ilagan Sports Complex in Isabela. More than 1,000 athletes from all over the country …

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MPL-Smart Play of the Year award to Echo

The Land of Dawn had witnessed some of the thrilling, nail-biting and nerve-wracking moments and games last season but only few managed to leave a lasting mark to the MPL Philippines community. Browsing through the highlights, the best plays and most iconic duels in Seasons 9 and 10, the MPL Philippines Press Corps along with SMART picked the most noteworthy …

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Phl concludes Asian lawn bowls campaign with 5-medal harvest

The Philippines captured three gold and two bronze medals in the 14th Asian Lawn Bowls Championships which ended on Feb. 26 at the Perak Lawn Bowls Arena in Ipoh, Malaysia. The Filipinos won 3 golds courtesy of Rodel Labayo and Elmer Abayato (men’s pairs), Ronald Lising, Leoncio Carreon Jr. and Hommer Mercado (men’s triples) and Marissa Baronda and Rosita Bradborn …

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Russia gets green light to join Asian Chess Federation

The General Assembly of the Asian Chess Federation (ACF) on Tuesday granted the membership bid of the Russian Chess Federation (RCF). A total of 29 delegates voted in favor of admitting the RCF, one against, and six abstained during the voting held in Abu Dhabi. RCF executive director Mark Glukhovsky told TASS that the move to join the ACF will …

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Top ML players to be feted in MPL PH Press Corps inaugural awards night

The top Mobile Legends players who left a mark and made the headlines in another historic year for the MPL Philippines (MPL PH) are set to be feted in the inaugural MPL PH Press Corps Awards night set on March 8 at the Amelie Hotel in Manila. Powered by SMART, the scribes regularly covering the MPL PH games during the …

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Fifa honors Messi as best men’s player

Argentine superstar Lionel Messi was named the Best FIFA Men’s Player of 2022 during The Best FIFA Football Awards 2022 at Salle Pleyel in Paris, France on Monday. The 35-year-old clinched the prestigious award for the third time after 2009 and 2019 in front of his Paris Saint-Germain teammate Kylian Mbappe and Real Madrid’s French striker Karim Benzema. Messi led …

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PSC Laro ng Lahi slated May 26-29 in Ifugao

As part of its grassroots sports program, the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) is bringing the Women in Sports: Laro ng Lahi to Lagawe, Ifugao on May 26-29, 2023. Bowling legend and PSC Commissioner Olivia “Bong” Coo said the four-day event will feature five regular sports, such as muay, weightlifting, boxing, taekwondo and wrestling and 10 indigenous games of Ifugao like …

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PSA to honor best and brightest in sports in 2022

The best and the brightest in sports in 2022, led by Tokyo Olympics gold medalist and world champion Hidilyn Diaz, will be honored by the Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) during its annual awards night on March 6 at the  grand ballroom of the Diamond Hotel. Diaz will be bestowed anew with the Athlete of the Year award for the third …

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Javines captures national juniors shootfest title

Antonio Joseph Javines of Ateneo de Manila is slowly but surely making a name for himself in shooting trap and skeet clay category. The 13-year-old Javines captured the National Juniors Trap and Skeet title after finishing fifth overall in the recently-concluded National Open Championship Trap/Skeet competition held at the PSC-PNSA Clay Target Range in Muntinlupa City. Javines, also known as …

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Passi hosts PBA All-Star spectacle

Passi, Iloilo, also known as “The Sweet City at the Heart of Panay”, is hosting the coming 2023 PBA All-Star Weekend – the first in four years since the pandemic – on March 9-12. The  PBA All-Star Game, featuring the best and the brightest in Asia’s first play-for-pay league, will be the highlight of the three-day festivities. The Barangay Ginebra …

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