Sunday, April 28, 2013

ONE Fighting Championship™ announces the final two main card bouts for ONE FC: Rise To Power

(Image courtesy of ONE Fighting Championship)
Rey Docyogen VS Yasuhiro Urushitani

Geje Eustaquio VS Andrew Leone

LIVE on 31 May from The Mall of Asia Arena in Manila, Philippines

ONE Fighting Championship™ (ONE FC), presented by Casino Filipino and in association with Universal Reality Combat Championship (URCC), announced today the final two main card bouts for ONE FC: RISE TO POWER. Rey Docyogen will battle Yasuhiro Urushitani and Geje Eustaquio will take on Andrew Leone. All the action takes place live on 31 May from the 20,000-seat MOA Arena in Manila, Philippines.

NBA and Alaska Milk Corporation announce multi-year marketing partnership expansion

(Image via Slam Online)
Alaska to serve as Presenting Partner of first-ever Jr. WNBA program in Philippines

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Alaska Milk Corporation (Alaska) have announced the expansion of their multi-year marketing partnership that began in 2011. As the Official Milk Partner of the NBA, Alaska will maintain its commitment to developing basketball in the Philippines and will connect with the passionate NBA fan base through grassroots events, television and digital exposure, and promotions for its customers at retail.

Saturday, April 27, 2013

The Muggsy Bogues experience Part 1

NBA Legend Muggsy Bogues having a chat with Jr. NBA Coach Sefu Bernard
during the first day of the National Training Camp at UP Diliman.
(Photo by Roy Afable)
I haven't been blogging for quite a while now. When I say blogging, I mean writing my thoughts on sports and then some. Been really busy covering sports events for InterAKTV and it's pretty much a luxury for me to update this here blog of mine. Let's just say this is my first official blog entry since... uhm, I dunno.  So on that note, here's what went down on the first day of NBA Legend Muggsy Bogues' visit here in the Philippines.

Friday, April 26, 2013

Muggsy Bogues leads coaching staff at National Training Camp of Jr. NBA 2013 presented by Alaska

(Image courtesy of NBA Asia)
New batch of Jr. NBA All Stars and Coach of the Year announced April 28

The 2013 Jr. NBA Philippines Program presented by Alaska holds its National Training Camp on April 26 to 28 at the University of the Philippines Gym in Diliman and at the SM Mall of Asia, bringing to a close the 4-month long series of clinics and regional selection camps that identified the most promising young cagers of the land.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Volcanoes re-group; gear up for Hong Kong match at Rizal Stadium

(Photo by Roy Afable)
After suffering defeat at the hands of Asian 5 Nations perennial champions Japan, the Philippine National Rugby Team have vowed to use the experience to their advantage in their match against Hong Kong on May 4 at the Rizal Memorial Stadium.

Friday, April 19, 2013

Adidas launches new Chelsea Football Club campaign to show that blue really is the colour

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‘It’s Blue – What Else Matters?’

To celebrate the launch of the new Chelsea FC home shirt for the 2013/14 season, adidas has launched a bold new campaign – ‘It’s Blue, What Else Matters’ encouraging Chelsea fans across the globe to go ‘all in’ and buy the new 2013/14 home kit before seeing it.

Adidas unveils the New D Rose 3.5 “Metal/Black” edition

(Image courtesy of Adidas Philippines)
adidas has finally unveiled the latest colorway of the D Rose 3.5 signature shoe.

Puma Philippine ‘Azkals’ Fanwear Collection

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Take pride in the country’s colors with these special edition PUMA tees!

PUMA® has launched a collection of fanware inspired by the Philippine National Football team “Azkals”. As the official outfitter of the team, PUMA is also proud to kit out their fans with 4 special edition PUMA Fanware Azkals Tees in red, white, black and blue – the colors of the Philippine flag. The tees also feature the team logo and Pilipinas flag.

22 Jr. NBA All Stars Alumni to play in highlight exhibition match at Jr. NBA National Training Camp

Point guard Henry Asilum of the UP Fighting Maroons will be the captain for
Team Jolas in the inaugural Jr. NBA Alumni All-Star game on April 28.
(Photo by Roy Afable)
Jr. NBA coaches pick players at draft for first-ever alumni game

Basketball aficionados and enthusiasts of junior basketball, led by the National Training Camp qualifiers, will be treated to an exciting basketball match at noon of April 28 during the National Training Camp of the Jr. NBA Philippines 2013 presented by Alaska.

NBA Legend Muggsy Bogues to visit Philippines for 2013 Jr. NBA Presented by Alaska

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Tyrone Curtis “Muggsy” Bogues, who at 5’3” is the shortest player ever to play in the NBA, will visit the Philippines from April 26 – 28 to participate in the 2013 Jr. NBA presented by Alaska National Training Camp. Bogues will be in Manila to help coach participants from all over the country vying for a spot on the Jr. NBA All-Star Team.

From the slums of Brazil and the isolated jungles of the Amazon to the bright lights of Manila

(Image courtesy of ONE Fighting Championship)
As ONE FC star and top Bantamweight Bibiano Fernandes gears up for his May 31st bout, he recalls his arduous journey to finally get to where he is today.

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Volcanoes prepare to battle against Asia’s best

(Photo by Roy Afable)
The Philippine National Rugby Team is in the thick of preparations for their debut in the Elite Division of the HSBC Asian 5 Nations Rugby competition. The Volcanoes will face their biggest challenge to date, facing number one-ranked Japan in the A5N opener to be held in Fukuoka on Saturday, April 20.

Gatorade unveil new logo and brand ambassadors

(Photo by Roy Afable)

On Monday, Gatorade Philippines held an exclusive event for media to launch their new "G" logo. We all know that Gatorade is the leading and most trusted sports drink and it's also being endorsed by non other than the G.O.A.T. himself, Michael Jordan. In line with the launch is also the introduction of Gatorade's newest ambassadors of the brand composed of professional and student athletes. They're simply dubbed as G-Elite and G Rising Stars.


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