Gilas Pilipinas (photo by Peter Paul Baltazar)

FIBA World Cup: SBP clarifies exclusion of Remy Martin

“We are more than happy to accommodate Remy and make him part of our Gilas Pilipinas program. However, we are constrained by the FIBA ruling that says a player hoping to play as a local must have a local passport before the age of 16,” – SBP president Al Panlilio #GilasPilipinas

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Nat’ls seize solo second, survive Volley Masters

Rebisco-Philippines bucked the absence of its two key players, a first-set setback and a gritty Instituto Estetico Manila side to hack out a tough 25-27, 25-22, 25-22, 26-24 decision and move to solo second in the Spikers’ Turf Season 4 Reinforced Conference at Paco Arena in Manila last Tuesday.

Aidric Chan

Corpus makes move, bolster bid with 68

Eight behind Chan after the start of the last of the two-part elims for the three members of the SEA Games-bound national squad, Corpus went to work early and birdied three of the first five holes then rebounded from a bogey on the sixth with birdies on Nos. 14 and 16 to string a pair of 34s and keep his hold of second place at 428.

Children making Filipino brooms (walis ting-ting) made out of grass in Catanduanes.

This Independence Day, free children from labor

June 12th marks the day the country declared itself free and independent, able to govern towards a future best fit for its people. But genuine freedom and independence is yet to be felt by millions of families across the country who remain with limited access to decent work that pays enough for a person to lead a life of dignity.

Kai Sotto (FIBA.com photo)

FIBA U19: Kai Sotto, AJ EdU banner Philippine team

According to a statement released by EastWest Private, a United States-based sports and entertainment management company, Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) assisted Sotto and his family so they could make the trip back home. #GilasPilipinas