Category Archives: Sports

Ivan Johnson

Sports News: Former NBA Player Ivan Johnson banished from Philippine league

Tropang TNT import Ivan Johnson has been known to be a hot-head since his first tour of duty in 2015.

Can Saints repeat their 7s success in the new Series

Sports News: Local schoolboys to play in final of HSBC World Rugby Singapore Sevens 2016

Players from local schools like Anglo-Chinese School (Independent), St Andrew’s Secondary, Raffles Institution, Pioneer Secondary, Damai Secondary and more will clash in sevens rugby over three Saturdays to earn the right to play on the same pitch as World Cup winners like Sonny Bill Williams and Bryan Habana at the upcoming HSBC World Rugby Singapore Sevens.

Blitzbok fans are heading to Singapore

Rugby Singapore and South Africa Rugby plan to bring rugby fans to HSBC World Rugby Singapore Sevens

Rugby Singapore Pte Ltd (RSG) and the South Africa Rugby Union (SARU) are pleased to announce that SA Rugby Travel has been appointed as the official travel agent for the sale of HSBC World Rugby Singapore Sevens 2016 travel packages.

Sonny Bill Williams taste victory on Wellington debut

Singapore fans will be hoping for more spectacular moments from World Cup winner Sonny Bill Williams when he apears at the iconic National Stadium for the HSBC World Rugby Singapore Sevens this April.

Big crowd expected at FIBA Olympic qualifier

SBP executive director Sonny Barrios said yesterday he expects an overflow crowd for the five playing days of the FIBA Olympic qualifier that will be held at the Mall of Asia (MOA) Arena on July 5-10 and to make the games accessible to a wider audience, there are plans for a closed-circuit coverage in movie theaters across the country and to set up giant screens in town plazas and open parking lots.

FIBA to hold Olympic Qualifying Draw

The Philippines, Italy and Serbia were earlier picked by the FIBA Executive Committee to host the three tournaments from a short list of eight bidders. The minimum bid was 1.8 Million Euros. Under FIBA’s strict rules of confidentiality, no amounts of the winning bids were disclosed.


Sonny Barrios, FIBA execs hold crucial talks

Three hours before the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament draw ceremony on Tuesday at the House of Basketball in Mies, Switzerland, Sonny Barrios, executive director of the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas, will sit down with Predrag Bogosavljev, FIBA sport and competitions director, to discuss various concerns regarding the country’s hosting of one of the forthcoming OQT competitions.

Cavs bounce back, Warriors march on

Kevin Love scored 17 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers got back to winning ways on Wednesday with a comfortable 91-78 win over the Brooklyn Nets.

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.

Murray demolishes Groth to reach third round

World number two Andy Murray demolished big-serving Australian Sam Groth in straight sets to reach the third round at the Australian Open on Thursday.