After the damage of superstorm Yolanda last year, the Philippines is hoping to use basketball as a vehicle to get the country back up on its feet.
OneAsia has announced that it has joined as the co-sanctioning body for the Solaire Philippine Open as part of a wider effort to re-establish its presence in the golf market.
The International Basketball Federation (Fiba) has awarded hosting rights for the 2023 Basketball World Cup to the Philippines, Japan and Indonesia.
The 2019 Southeast Asian Games is set to take place in the Philippines after all, with the country’s President, Rodrigo Duterte, reportedly having had a change of heart over his earlier decision to withdraw the state’s financial support for the multi-sport event.
Jose Cojuangco, the president of the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC), wants to hold a meeting with the country’s President, Rodrigo Duterte, in the hope of salvaging the hosting of the 2019 Southeast Asian Games.
The UFC Gym division of mixed martial arts promotion the Ultimate Fighting Championship has expanded its global footprint by entering into an exclusive 10-year partnership with the Fitspiration Philippines Corporation.
The Philippines has retained its co-hosting rights to the Asean Football Federation’s 2016 AFF Championship after resolving a dispute over its choice of stadia for the national team competition.
Sportswear giant Nike has curtailed its contract with superstar boxer Manny Pacquiao after he described gay people as “worse than animals.”
The International Basketball Federation (Fiba) has awarded hosting rights to Italy, Serbia and the Philippines for its three Olympic men’s qualifying tournaments, while France will stage the women’s event.
The Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) has formally accepted taking on the hosting rights to the 2019 Southeast Asian Games, with officials stating that they do not intend to develop many new facilities for the multi-sport event.
Senior South East Asian Games Federation (SEAGF) executive Chris Chan has said that the Philippines is currently the only realistic candidate to replace Brunei as host of the 2019 edition of the multi-sport event.
Soft drinks giant Coca-Cola is to purchase a 10 per cent equity stake in the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL), according to Indian newspaper the Economic Times.
The International Basketball Federation (Fiba) has said its 2019 World Cup will be staged in Asia after electing to proceed with bids from China and the Philippines for the national team tournament.
The Philippines will bid to host the 2019 edition of the Fiba Basketball World Cup, according to Manny Pangilinan, president of the sport’s governing body in the country.