Philippines / Sports

Alexandra Eala makes history, wins US Open girls’ singles title

By Jean Malanum  HISTORIC WIN: Alexandra Eala lifts the US Open girls’ singles trophy after beating Kucie Havlickova of Czech Republic, 6-2, 6-4, at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York on Sept. 11, 2022. She became the first Filipino to win a junior Grand Slam singles title. (Photo courtesy of the US … Continue reading

Philippines / Sports

New PSC chair optimistic on partnering with POC

By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno  Newly-installed Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) chairman Noli Eala (left) receives PSC flag from former chairman William “Butch” Ramirez during the turnover ceremony at the PSC office inside the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex in Manila on Monday (Sept. 5, 2022). (Photo by Ivan Saldajeno) MANILA – Newly-installed Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) chairperson Noli Eala on … Continue reading

Philippines / Sports

Matthew Wright signs with Japan league

By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno  Matthew Wright (Courtesy of Japan B-League Facebook) MANILA – Matthew Wright has joined the Japan Professional Basketball League (B.League), officially signing with Kyoto Hannaryz for the upcoming season, according to an announcement on Friday. The 31-year-old Filipino-Canadian shooting guard will join forces with former Canadian national team coach Roy Rana as Kyoto looks … Continue reading

Philippines / Sports

Ex-PBA Commissioner is new PSC chair

By Azer Parrocha  New PSC chairman Jose Emmanuel “Noli” Eala  MANILA – Former Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Commissioner Jose Emmanuel “Noli” Eala has been named chair of the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC), Malacañang announced Tuesday. “We confirm the appointment of Mr. Noli Eala as chairman of the Philippine Sports Commission,” Press Secretary Trixie Cruz-Angeles said in … Continue reading

Edmonton / Sports

Getting around during the Servus Edmonton Marathon

Public Service Announcement Getting around during the Servus Edmonton Marathon On Sunday, August 21, thousands of competitors from here and abroad will take to city streets for the 2022 Servus Edmonton Marathon. Celebrating its 31st year, the marathon will wind through a number of historic neighbourhoods and past Edmonton’s scenic River Valley. The race is … Continue reading