Mark Yee and Almond Vosotros (MPBL photo)

MPBL: Davao Occidental, Cebu survive

Newcomers Yvan Ludovice and Richard Albo stepped up anew to provide the firepower needed by the Cocolife-backed Tigers in notching their second win in as many games of this tournament put up by Senator Manny Pacquiao with PBA legend and former MVP Kenneth Duremdes serving as commissioner. #MPBL

Philippine South East Asian Games Organizing Committee (PHISGOC) Chair Alan Peter Cayetano welcomed Ajinomoto to the SEA games Family of Sponsors as the first consumer food brand in the Platinum category. He thanked all its officials for their enthusiasm in supporting the 30th SEA games and Para games to be held starting this November 30, 2019.

POC ramps up preparations for 2019 SEA Games

According to POC board member lawyer Clint Aranas, the Olympic council is the franchise-holder of the SEA Games and other international tournaments as mandated by the SEA Games Federation Council, Olympic Council of Asia and the International Olympic Committee. #SEAGames2019

Myla Pablo of Motolite (PVL photo)

PVL: Motolite outlasts B Pure

Local ace Myla Pablo continued to play limited minutes but the rest of the Motolite locals, including Isa Molde, Genn Layug, Joy Soyud, Toni Rose Ponce, Fen Embas, Aie Gannaban and Ariella Estranero, more than made up for the slack as they outhustled their counterparts to help pound out the tough victory. #PVL

Creamline Cool Smashers (PVL photo)

Creamline Cool Smashers gain share of PVL leadership

In a match that featured sharp spikes, quick hits, spectacular saves and long rallies between the league’s top teams, the Cool Smashers turned a late collapse with a big windup with Alyssa Valdez anchoring the victory with two hits, including a match-clinching kill that hit and fell in the arms of PetroGazz import Janisa Johnson. #PVL

Jayson William (Castro) of the Philippines (FIBA.com photo)

Gilas Pilipinas: Jayson Castro hints at ending national team service

“Nagkausap na kami ni Coach Yeng (Guiao) and then even yung (Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas), at tsaka boss (Manny V. Pangilinan) and then buong coaching staff, alam na yung situation ko. Sabi ko I want to focus muna sa family ko kasi almost seven years na non-stop basketball,” – Jayson Castro #FIBA #GilasPilipinas