Tio named 8th PSSBC chairman

Eduard Tio, the cool and big-hearted owner of Freego, has been appointed chairman of the Philippine Secondary Schools Basketball Championship (PSSBC) which opens shop on Dec. 14 at SGS gym in Quezon City. A long-time godfather of Chiang Kai Shek College and recently National University, Tio, 64, replaced Rain or Shine co-team owner Terry Que […]

Casimero shoots for WBO title

By Nick Giongco John Riel Casimero of the Philippines battles defending champion Zolani Tete of South Africa for the World Boxing Organization bantamweight title Saturday night (early Sunday morning in the Philippines) in Birmingham, England. During the official weighin, Casimero came in at 117.25 lbs while Tete, who is making the fourth defense of the […]

Tennis Australia to honor Court’s Grand Slam anniversary

Tennis Australia has confirmed it plans to honor Margaret Court’s 50th anniversary of her 1970 Grand Slam during January’s Australian Open, but stressed her controversial anti-gay views “do not align with our values of equality, diversity and inclusion.” Court won 24 Grand Slam singles titles, including the French Open, Wimbledon, U.S. Open and Australian Open […]