“This tournament is an avenue for the Blu Girls to gauge their strengths and weaknesses in preparation for the qualifying tournament for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in September since the teams they will be playing against are part of the top teams in Asia and Oceania. I am very confident that the girls will prove their mettle against their competitors and more than that, bring glory to our country.” – ASAPHIL President and Cebuana Lhuillier President and CEO, Jean Henri Lhuillier. #BluGirls
“I am happy with the number of participants who joined the summer tour of the Cebuana Lhuillier Age Group Tennis, truly this is a good avenue to scout fresh talents who will surely achieve great things in this sport,” – Jean Henri Lhuillier, UTP president and Cebuana Lhuillier President and CEO.
The country’s national men’s softball team will face Cuba on June 14 in its first game in Group A where defending champion New Zealand and Asian champion Japan are also playing.
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.
Fil-Am Ruben Gonzales and partner Nathaniel Lammons of the US failed to sustain their hot charge and dropped a 6-7(6), 3-6 setback to the Polish tandem of Mateusz Kowalczyk and Szymon Walkow in the finals of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Challenger in Sopot, Poland last weekend.
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.
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.