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The RP Blu Boys does the CebuanaLhuillier pose at the awarding ceremonies of the Makassar Open.

RP Blu Boys bag bronze in Indonesia’s Makassar Open

The RP Blu Boys has succeeded in making a podium finishat the Makassar Open International Men and Women Softball Tournament in Makassar, Indonesia. The Philippine national men’s softball teamtook third place with a 7-3 slate behind New Zealand (9-1) and Lakidende (7-3) who will both slug it out in the finals.


Blu Girls rebound, edge No. 8 Dutch rivals

The Philippine Blu Girls recovered from stinging shutout losses to fancied Mexico and Puerto Rico, rallying from behind to nip No. 8 the Netherlands and stayed in the hunt in the XVI WBSC Women’s Softball World Championship in Chiba, Japan Sunday.


Blu Girls trounce S Africans in world meet opener

The Philippine Blu Girls kicked off their campaign in the XVI WBSC Women’s Softball World Championship in smashing fashion, crushing the South African side, 10-0, at the Akitsu Stadium in Chiba, Japan late Friday.

Alexandria Romero-Salas

Manila Softbelles top Pool in World Series

Team Manila–Philippines survived an early surge by a talented San Jacinto Mayhem in a thrilling battle yesterday as the Californians gave their all in the final day of seeding for teams seeing action in the 2018 PONY World Series 18-U Girls Softball Championships at the sprawling Diamond Valley Park inside the Valley-Wide Recreation District here.


Manila Softbelles beat South Hemet and Redlands in World Series

Team Manila–Philippines launched its bid to defend its crown in the 2018 PONY World Series 18-Under Girls Softball Championships with a brilliant win over a game South Hemet XEL, 12 – 0, in a match that needed only three innings at the jam-packed Diamond Valley Park inside the 36–acre Valley–Wide Recreation District here


Manila Softbelles gear up to defend World Series Crown

As part of its buildup for the 2018 PONY World Series 18-U Girls Softball Championships which kicked off today with an elaborate opening rites at the sprawling Diamond Valley Park, defending champion Team Manila–Philippines held a series of grueling training sessions at the Artesia Park in Cerritos, California before proceeding to this sunny and sizzling hot City in the Riverside County here.


Blu Girls step up Tokyo Olympics bid

The Philippine Blu Girls set out for the XVI WBSC Women’s Softball World Championship in Chiba, Japan in high spirits, upbeat of their chances against the best in the world in the elite event serving as a qualifier for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Steve Pearce (photo from Blue Jay Republic)

MLB: Pearce headed to Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox acquired veteran first baseman/outfielder Steve Pearce in a trade with the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday night.

Roy Halladay (photo by Keith Allison/ Flickr)

Former pitcher Halladay killed in plane crash

The son of a corporate pilot, Halladay quickly got his license to fly — despite his wife’s misgivings. The eight-time All-Star fulfilled his dream when he purchased his own plane last month.

SBP calls on members

The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas, led by its president Manny V. Pangilinan, called on all national members to submit their updated Membership Information Sheet (MIS), along with other pertinent documents showing that they have conducted the required number of tournaments in the last 2 years, in preparation for the coming SBP general elections in April.