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Future Blue Eagles are soaring high

FIRSTROW: Pastrana, Perez, Madamba, Basilio, Villanueva,
Elgar,Nunez, Singson and assistant coach Carl. Second row:
Coach Mac, Songco, Litang, Lopez, Tanedo, Hombre, Pacheco
and Astorga

The Ateneo Paya 11 under Basketball Team finished second runner-up at the Got Skills Showdown 2014, held at the Xavier School covered courts. They were pitted against Chiang Kai Shek, Marist, ISB Lucena, St. Jude, Ateneo SBP B, Xavier and La Salle SBP A.

Posted: July 12th, 2014 in 2BU,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Ali Peek: Like ‘The Incredible Hulk’ without the attitude

Peek in his former profession of basketball buiser (PDI File Photo/August de la Cruz)

He’s been described as a “He-Man action figure,” a statue come to life.

Posted: July 6th, 2014 in Headlines,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

These politicos love their game

DESPITE their height disparity, San Juan Vice Mayor Francis Zamora looks up to Sen. Sonny Angara as a role model.

For San Juan Vice Mayor Francis Zamora and Sen. Juan Edgardo “Sonny” Angara, basketball has been a constant in their lives.

Posted: July 1st, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Health and Wellness,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Basketball stars face off anew

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MASTER launches the first five players of Team Chris and Team Marc. Kevin Ferrer, Mike Tolomia, Jeron Teng, Chris Tiu, Unilever head of PR for personal care Apples Aberin, male grooming brandmanager Jonathan Pua,marketing
director for skincare Mian Datu-David, assistant brand manager formale grooming Carla Garcia, Marc Pingris, Andre Paras, Jeffrey Javillonar, Jericho Cruz, Roi Sumang

Facial care brand Master launched its Game Face All-Star Basketball Challenge on April 24 at Treston International College in Bonifacio Global City.

Posted: May 30th, 2014 in 2BU,Headlines | Read More »

Glory days

Among the cage stars in the book are (clockwise from top left) Marc Pingris, Japeth Aguilar, Jimmy Alapag and Jayson Castro (Contributed photos)

It was a step towards greatness. On Aug. 10, 2013, the Philippines rejoined the ranks of the world’s basketball elite, an achievement that resonated in a nation addicted to basketball. To do so, the team, known as Gilas Pilipinas, had to overcome the team that had emerged as its nemesis in international play through the years: Korea. Bucking the odds and in front of a frenzied home crowd, Gilas did just that, winning 86-79, ensuring the team of at least a second place finish and one of three slots to the basketball World Cup in Spain in 2014.

Posted: March 2nd, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Photos & Videos,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »