Cone devastated over del Rosario passing

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March 28, 2020
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Following the passing of former University of Santo Tomas (UST) basketball coach Aric del Rosario, who died earlier this week from a cardiac arrest, Barangay Ginebra San Miguel head coach Tim Cone said he was devastated over the news. The late coach served as Cone’s assistant coach when he was at the helm of the …

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Former UST basketball coach dead at 80

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March 27, 2020
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By Adrian Stewart Co Former University of Santo Tomas (UST) basketball coach Aric del Rosario, who steered the team to four consecutive UAAP championships in the 1990s, died yesterday afternoon from a cardiac arrest. He was 80 years old. He led UST to the championship from 1993 to 1996 with now-retired PBA player Dennis Espino …

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Erram: I’m at a team with a chance to win

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March 27, 2020
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By Adrian Stewart Co John Paul Erram called his transfer to TNT KaTropa an opportunity to win his first PBA championship. The center said he was sad to leave the NLEX Road Warriors but said of his move, “At least napunta pa rin ako sa team na may magandang chance na manalo ng championship (At …

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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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