Manila schools scouting Talisay City volleyball player

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March 27, 2020
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Bertolano: UP is ‘very persistent’ By Adrian Stewart Co Volleyball player Alyssa Bertolano revealed schools in Manila have been taking an interest in her following impressive showings for Bacolod Tay Tung High School. “It is flattering to hear that some schools in Manila are interested in me,” the Talisay City native said. “It makes me …

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Philippines to push for ‘pre-Christmas’ SEA Games

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March 27, 2020
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By Adrian Stewart Co With this year’s Summer Olympics postponed until 2021, Philippine Olympic Committee President Abraham Tolentino said he will plead for a delayed Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games), which are tentatively scheduled to take place in Vietnam from November 21 to December 2, 2021. He expressed hopes for a “pre-Christmas” event in order …

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2020 Summer Olympics

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March 26, 2020
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POC: Postponement is ‘ideal’ for PHL athletes By Adrian Stewart Co Following the decision to postpone the 2020 Summer Olympics, which were scheduled to take place in Tokyo from July 24 to August 9, until next year due to ongoing concerns surrounding the coronavirus disease, or Covid-19, Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) President Abraham Tolentino called …

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Chery Tiggo beefs up squad

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March 26, 2020
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By Adrian Stewart Co Despite the Philippine Super Liga (PSL) earlier cancelling the ongoing 2020 PSL Grand Prix due to ongoing concerns surrounding the coronavirus disease, or Covid-19, the Chery Tiggo Crossovers announced the addition of Jaja Santiago and Dindin Santiago Manabat to their squad. However, Santiago will not be immediately available as the other …

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2020 ASEAN Para Games

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March 26, 2020
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Events rescheduled for October By Adrian Stewart Co After initially scheduled to kick off on January 18 but “funding constraints and logistical considerations” pushed the 2020 ASEAN Para Games to a later date, which were then postpone anew due to ongoing concerns surrounding the coronavirus disease, or Covid-19, the ASEAN Para Sports Federation (APSF) recently …

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Caguioa unsure on retirement

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March 26, 2020
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By Adrian Stewart Co Barangay Ginebra San Miguel guard Mark Caguioa said he remains unsure about retirement after the 2020 PBA season. The eight-time PBA champion said he will assess his body at the end of the season. “I still don’t know if this would be my final year,” the 40-year-old guard said. “It really …

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Green Archers out of the PFL

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March 25, 2020
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By Adrian Stewart Co Green Archers United announced they will not be participating in the upcoming Philippines Football League (PFL) after failing consultations with sponsors and failure to secure necessary media coverage. “We were hopeful that the media coverage promised in the 2019 PFL season would materialize, unfortunately, this did not happen,” the club explained …

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JGM Dreams-A remains undefeated in Silay City volleyball tournament

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March 25, 2020
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By Adrian Stewart Co The JGM Dreams Foundation-A remains undefeated in the U-18 girls’ division of the ongoing 2nd Negros Volleyball Federation-Negros Occidental Cultural and Sports Foundation Age-Group Volleyball Tournament, which kicked off earlier this month in Silay City. JGM Dreams-A defeated Cadiz City in the said category. In other games, Talisay City defeated Victorias …

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NorthPort: Standhardinger will not be traded

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March 25, 2020
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By Adrian Stewart Co NorthPort Batang Pier team owner, 1-Pacman Party-list Rep. Mikee Romero, affirmed there are no plans to trade center Christian Standhardinger. “Bakit mo naman ite-trade (Why would we trade him)?” the legislator said during the Philippine Sportswriters Association Annual Awards, which took place earlier this month at the Manila Hotel. “Hindi totoo …

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2020 PSL Grand Prix cancelled

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March 25, 2020
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By Adrian Stewart Co The Philippine Super Liga (PSL) formally cancelled the ongoing 2020 PSL Grand Prix due to ongoing concerns surrounding the coronavirus disease, or Covid-19. According to PSL Chairman Philip Ella Juico, they had no choice. “We are putting the welfare of our fans and players above anything else,” the chairman explained. “We …

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