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THREE B’S OF THE PHILIPPINES

The Philippines prides itself on its three Bs: Basketball, Boxing, and Beauty Pageants. These three might as well be our country’s identifier considering their massive following and influence. Remember when Pacman was just starting to make waves? Not just in the country but also in various international arenas – breaking records after records?How the streets […]

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KIEFER RAVENA JOINS JORDAN FAMILY

Kiefer Ravena, national star from the Gilas Pilipinas team and Philippine Basketball Association, is the newest athlete, and first Filipino, to join the Jordan Brand’s growing family. One of the most resounding names in Philippine basketball for almost a decade and a half, Ravena’s authentic passion and love for the game makes him a perfect […]

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IN THE ZONE | FIVE REASONS THE UTAH JAZZ IS PLAYING BEAUTIFUL BASKETBALL THIS SEASON

If you haven’t been caught up with the NBA this season, an unlikely team has emerged as favorite title contenders and, no, this is not coming from either the city of Los Angeles or the state of New York.  The Utah Jazz currently holds the best overall win-loss record in the league to the delight […]

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KOUAME IS AN ASSET TO PH BASKETBALL – ANGARA

Senator Sonny Angara sees the addition of Ange Kouame to the Gilas Pilipinas national basketball team as a boost to the Philippines’ chances in qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics. Angara, the chairman of the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP), is the principal author of Senate Bill 1892 granting Philippine citizenship to Kouame through naturalization, which […]

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VILLANUEVA ENDORSES KOUAME’S PINOY CITIZENSHIP BID

Senator Joel Villanueva endorsed at the Senate the granting of Filipino citizenship to Ateneo standout Ange Kouame, who is being eyed by Gilas Pilipinas as its naturalized player in the upcoming 2021 FIBA Regional Qualifiers. Villanueva, who played for the University of Santo Tomas Growling Tigers basketball team that strung together four consecutive championships in […]

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GRANT ANGELO KOUAME FILIPINO CITIZENSHIP – ANGARA

Senator Sonny Angara has endorsed the proposed entry of Angelo Kouame to Gilas Pilipinas with the filing of a bill calling to grant Philippine citizenship to the Ivory Coast standout. Angara, who is chairman of the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP), filed Senate Bill 1892 as part of the country’s ongoing efforts to build up […]

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PACQUIAO ON KOBE BRYANT: THE WORLD HAS LOST A LEGEND

Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League owner Manny Pacquiao said it right in his tweet when Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash early Monday in Calabasas, California. “The world lost a legend today,” the eight-division world boxing champion and former Philippine Basketball Association player said. The entire Philippine basketball community, in general, was saddened by the […]

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1986 CHAMPIONS JOIN UP MAROONS COACHING STAFF – PERASOL

The UP Men’s Basketball Team (UPMBT) will be boosting its coaching staff with four former UP Fighting Maroons as part of its efforts to continue the upward trajectory of its program and win its first University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) men’s basketball championship since 1986. This according to UPMBT Head Coach Bo Perasol, […]

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KNOCK OUT ILLEGAL SPORTS BETTING, GAME FIXING — ABANTE

“Do a Pacman and knock out illegal sports gambling and game-fixing!” This was the appeal of Minority Leader Benny Abante Jr. to the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) and other concerned authorities, after Senator Manny Pacquiao suspended a team in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) after evidence showed that its personnel and players were […]

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FRONTROW International throws support for UP Fighting Maroons

The University of the Philippines Fighting Maroons continues to get support for their University Athletics Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Season 82 campaign as FRONTROW International, a dynamic and rapidly-expanding direct selling company in the health, beauty, and wellness industry in the country, became their newest backer.  UP alumni Raymond “RS” Francisco, FRONTROW president and […]