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THE AMAZING RACE ASIA SEASON 5

Parul Shah-Maggie Wilson and Eric & Rona Tai survived The Amazing Race Asia first race leg in Jakarta

 

 The Amazing Race Asia Season 5 premiered last October 13 on AXN and the Philippines’ two teams completed the first race leg in the highly anticipated launch of the Race at the National Monument in Jakarta. 11 teams from 6 different countries started out the first leg and was reduced to 9 when two of the participating teams weren’t able to make it when they were disqualified immediately in the race. Celebrity host Allan Wu revealed a surprise and shocking twist at the starting line. For Filipino fans, it was great to know that teams of husband-and-wife team Eric & Rona […]

GUERILLA RACE IN CORREGIDOR ISLAND

A race like no other conquers Corregidor Island

 

 This is not your ordinary fun run. Take from us who witnessed a sneak peek of Guerilla Race that will take place on Corregidor Island come May 21-22, 2016. The race, organized by Race Director Lt. Col. Dennis Bumanglag, is not just a test of endurance but a while new level of gruesome action and high-pumping experience with military-inspired obstacles that is first in the history of Philippines’ race. Set in the historical Corregidor, an island remembered where the country’s freedom were fought from its oppressors during the Japanese occupation in World War II. The island is also remembered where […]

THIRD NBA STORE IN THE PHILIPPINES OPENS AT TRINOMA

NBA Philippines officially opens third NBA Store in TriNoma Ayala Mall

 

 Today, 14th day of March 2016, the National Basketball Association (NBA) officially opens its third NBA Store in the Philippines located at the Ground Level, TriNoma Ayala Mall in Quezon City. This third NBA Store brandishes the most comprehensive selections of NBA products from 30 NBA teams including official jerseys, footwear, performance gear, lifestyle apparel, basketballs, toys, and collectibles, according to International  Athletic Trading Company, Inc. (IATC) President and CEO Melvin Lloyd Lim earlier today during the opening ceremony of the NBA Store. Joining Lim, NBA Philippines Managing Director Carlo Singson mentioned the importance of NBA fanbase in sorting locations […]

BATMAN V SUPERMAN HEROES RUN AT SM BY THE BAY

Batman v Superman Heroes Run this April 2016

 

 We’ve all been waiting for the ultimate superheroes movie of all times and as it unfolds, the movie franchise is also bringing us the Heroes Run Choose Your Side fun run that is going to happen on April 9, 2016 at the SM By the Bay, MOA Complex. Batman v Superman will be showing on March 26 in cinemas and we’re all excited to see Batman and Superman, plus Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Flash, and Cyborg, who will all be appearing in this gigantic superheroes movie characters based from DC Comics. On April 9, everyone will be able to celebrate this great film […]

PIA CAYETANO PINAY IN ACTION

Women’s rights addressed via Sen. Pia Cayetano’s Pinay In Action: Empowering Girls One Goal At A Time program

 

 Aside from triathlon, football is also one of the sports that Sen. Pia Cayetano is promoting and it has been a dream for the senator to put up a football event in the city. A ‘volleyball player by heart’, as the lovely senator mentioned during an interview at Slice High Street intended for a small group of lifestyle and sports bloggers, she also said that her kids love playing football. Cayetano strongly believes that it is in sports that Filipinos and our country would exel worldwide. Thus her advocacy for sports and advocating for women’s rights has always been tied up together. […]

MANILA TO BRAZIL, RIO DE JANEIRO TRAVEL

Important things you need to know before you pack your bags for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro

 

 From the list of 60 countries where you can travel visa-free from the Philippines, Brazil pops out as one of them. And if you are planning of visiting the country sometime soon, either to see the majestic Christ the Redeemer statue or be there when the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro happens, a careful study of the budget and documents is to be considered first before embarking on this journey. According to articles from Travel Book, GMA Network, and When In Manila, a Filipino (Philippine resident), who wants to visit Brazil can enter the country visa-free for 90 days […]

NBA STORE THIRD LOCATION OPENS IN TRINOMA MALL QUEZON CITY JUST IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON

NBA merchs now available in TriNoma for the holiday season

 

 The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced the opening of its third NBA Store location in TriNoma for the holidays through Jan. 31, 2016. Following the successful opening of the second NBA Store in SM Megamall Fashion Hall last October 2015, the one hundred square meter store will carry products from brands such as adidas, New Era, Panini, Spalding, Stance Socks, 2K, Nike, and Under Armour. Regular store hours of the NBA Store branch will be from 10 AM to 11 PM during weekdays and 10 AM to 12 AM during weekends. Managed by International Athletic Trading Company, Inc. (IATC), the NBA Store offers basketball enthusiasts authentic NBA […]

MANNY PACQUIAO PRESENTS BLOW BY BLOW PRESSCON WITH FORMER GOVERNOR MANNY PINOL, COACH CHOT REYES, AND LITO MONDEJAR, MINUS MANNY PACQUIAO

Manny Pacquiao Presents Blow by Blow airs on TV5

 

 A reality-based boxing tournament made for TV aired its first episode this Sunday, December 13,  with a vision of developing new champions in the field of boxing. Titled Manny Pacquiao Presents Blow by Blow, is a reality-TV show which shows the fighters backstory beyond the ringside, the drama of life, and the dreams of every Filipino boxers to follow the footsteps of Manny Pacquiao, who rose to fame through his hardships and determination even though he came from a poor family in General Santos City. Blow by Blow is the boxing TV program that helped Pacquiao catapults stardom and first […]

RESORTS WORLD MANILA GRAND FIESTA MANILA 2015

Resorts World Manila kicks-off yuletide season with Grand Fiesta Manila 2015

 

 The premier entertainment, hotel stay, and leisure destination, Resorts World Manila kicks-off the celebration of this year’s yuletide season with Grand Fiesta Manila 2015 which promises a whole lot of fun and exciting events and happenings culminating on the New Year’s Eve Grand Countdown to be held at the newly opened Marriott Grand Ballroom. Stephen Reilly. Chief Operating Officer Resorts World Manila, welcomes everyone to the celebration of Grand Fiesta Manila 2015, already on its 6th year, as they pay homage to Bacolod‘s renowned MassKara Festival with the theme ‘The Many Faces of Holiday Thrills‘. The non-stop excitement starts with a […]

JAMBA JUICE IMPOSSIBLE MOVE MANILA (PHOTO CREDIT: JAMBA JUICE FB PAGE)

Impossible Move Manila conquers the impossible with fruit and football

 

 Living a healthy lifestyle isn’t a privilege for one alone but rather an opportunity to encourage other people to pursue endeavors that satisfy a big picture. Apart from preserving the greenery around us, the healthy way of life also espouses the burgeoning desire of each Filipino to be well and fitter. As the number of health buffs rise in this country, so does the popularity of sports that show how fitness and fun can go hand-in-hand in making this dream of a healthy world possible. This is where football comes into play. Jamba Juice since arriving in the Philippines in […]

NBA ALL-STAR RON HARPER DURING THE OPENIG OF THE SECOND NBA STORE IN SM MEGAMALL MEGA FASHION HALL

Why NBA All-Star Ron Harper chose jersey No. 9

 

 You think that basketball stars just wear their jerseys and had the number on them without specific reasons? Well here’s what Ron Harper has to say on why he chose jersey No. 9 during his stint with Chicago Bulls. “I recalled MJ wearing the jersey No. 9 when he played for the U.S. Team,” said Harper at the opening of the 2nd NBA Store in the Philippines last October 16 at the SM Megamall, Mega Fashion Hall. Managed by International Athletic Trading Company, Inc. (IATC), the new NBA Store will offer basketball enthusiasts authentic NBA merchandise and memorabilia. The store will feature an […]

ALYSSA VALDEZ, JAJA AND DINDIN SANTIAGO, AND JOHN VIC DE GUZMAN REPRESENTS THE NEW BARKADA FAMILY OF PLDT HOME ULTERA

Top volleyball players Alyssa Valdez and Rachel Daquis join the ranks of PLDT HOME Ultera brand ambassadors

 

 They are not just hard-hitting and top volleyball players in the country today, they also embody the characters of role-models for the youth with their outstanding skills, talent, and dedication in their field. Alyssa Valdez and Rachel Daquis join ‘Twin Towers‘ Jaja and Dindin Santiago, UAAP Season 75 MVP Ara Galang, UAAP standout Mika Reyes, and top male volleyball icons Peter Torres and John Vic De Guzman, as the newest barkada family brand ambassadors for PLDT HOME Ultera, the Ultra-Fast LTE with Internet speeds of up to 10 Mbps. Each of them young athletes are superstars in their own right and […]

NEW ERA CAPS IRONMAN

Iconic headwear New Era opens first store in the Philippines

 

 American lifestyle brand New Era, makers of iconic headwear for Major League Baseball (MLB), National Hockey League (NHL), National Basketball Association (NBA), and National Football League (NFL) has finally landed in Manila, Philippines with the opening of its first store at the UG Level, Bldg. B in SM Megamall. Now you can purchase your favorite sports licenses caps, no more waiting for balikbayan relatives or for online orders, because it’s already here in the country. New Era caps has wide varieties of designs from popular and legendary NBA, MLB, NHL, NFL teams plus New Era also works with Marvel, Disney, Star Wars, […]

GATORADE BE LIKE MIKE

‘Be Like’ Michael Jordan

 

 Number 23 is my favorite digits, I was born on the 23rd day, and I idolized Michael Jordan who wore the No. 23 Chicago Bulls jersey; even before LeBron embraced that two-digit serial. Maybe, he wanted to be the next Michael Jordan. Maybe, LBJ wanted to Be Like Mike! But as we know it, LBJ couldn’t be. When he told the world (yes, because he was on International TV) that he is the best NBA player (a statement he made before the Cavs lost to the Golden State Warriors on Game 6), I felt ashamed of my NBA t-shirt collection – CAVS 23. […]

PROJECT HAPPY FEET CRIMSON RESORT & SPA MACTAN

Project Happy Feet Slipper Race 2015 continues third year Footprints of Change

 

 Mactan’s premier resort destination, Crimson Resort & Spa Mactan is organizing the Project Happy Feet Slipper Race 2015 for the third year and is going to happen on Saturday, 18th July 2015. PHF as it is called by many, is a non-competitive team activity where participants wear flip flops and make a fun 3-5km walk, tackling different fun obstacles and challenges. Funds earned will go directly for the education and training of underprivileged children. Bantay Bata 163 will be this year’s PHF 2015 beneficiary, to support the Bantay Edukasyon Program, developed to support the educational needs of select individuals supported by […]

IPTL 2015 PRESS CONFERENCE. (left to right): Christopher John Quimpo, Smart Sports Marketing; Gary G. Dujali, VP and Head of PLDT Home; Edgar C. Tejerero, President of SM Lifetsyle Entertainment, Inc. and co-owner of Philippine Mavericks; Abhishek Ponia, VP of Operations, International Premier Tennis League; Jean-Henri Luillhier, Co-owner and Team Manager, Philippine Mavericks; Haresh Hiranand, Co-owner, Philippine Mavericks; Kevin Belmonte, Co-owner, Philippine Mavericks.

PLDT HOME Fibr brings the most prestigious league to the country

 

 PLDT HOME Fibr brings over 30 of the most iconic names in tennis to invade the country from December 6-8 together with the newly renamed Philippine Mavericks in the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL)’s final leg in Manila. Led by its Vice President for Operations Abhishek Ponia, the IPTL is formally bared the 2015 edition of this prestigious undertaking which features the top Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) and the players from Women’s Tennis Association (WTA), as well as few well-known names in one is considered as one of the most popular sports on the planet. Formerly known as Manila […]

Brother executives and celebrities ‘glow’ in the Brother Refill Tank System launch and fun run. Brother executives join celebrity guests in the successful first ever Brother Color Manila Nite Run: Blacklight edition with 6k category to highlight the 6k page yield (in black) of the company’s latest Refill Tank System. In photo are : (left to right) Karylle Yuzon, Masao Kasagi, Phil Younghusband, Glenn Hocson, Elmo Magalona, Maxene Magalona, James Younghusband, JC Intal and Jerry Fukuhara.

Ultra-high 6,000 page-yield feature of the Brother Refill Tank System highlighted in Color Manila Nite Run

 

 Brother International Philippines Corporation (Brother Philippines), recently made the Brother – Color Manila Nite Run: Blacklight Edition in Filinvest City, Alabang the perfect backdrop for the launch of its revolutionary Multi-Function Centre (MFC) series; this features a Refill Tank System with an ultra-high 6,000 page-yield. Presenting a color fun run joined by 7,000 participants, Brother Philippines made the event more exciting by their introduction of a special 6k category in the race, instead of the usual 5k race, and putting up a booth where runners are given premium items. Brother also gave away refill ink pillows to participants of the […]

Meralco presents One Meralco Sports website

Meralco unveils One Meralco Sports website for fans of Bolts, Sparks, and Power Spikers

 

 In an event held May 20, 2015 at Meralco Fitness Center, Meralco finally launched the new online portal, Online Meralco Sports website, where the three Meralco Sports Teams, namely Meralco Bolts, Loyola Meralco Sparks, and Meralco Power Spikers, were unified under one banner. Through this new website, you can have the access to Meralco Sports Teams’ latest activities through information brought by different pages – News, Game Scores, Photo and Video Galleries, Player Profiles, Exclusive Interviews, Feature Stories, Club Developments, Academy Updates, Social Responsibility Efforts, Training or Player Challenge Videos, and monthly look-backs. To amp the involvement of the fans in […]

Children from Quezon City participated in a two-day street soccer training and tournament conducted by the Loyola Meralco Sparks Football Club and the Meralco Football Club.

Meralco ties up with Quezon City to conduct Mayor’s Cup 2015: Summer Street Soccer Tournament for underprivileged children

 

 As a part of LGU’s continuing sports and youth development program, Meralco and the Quezon City government initiated Mayor’s Cup 2015 at the Quezon City Memorial Circle. This event that attracted kids ranging from 12 years old and under from all around Quezon City is now on its second year and still holding on its objective of keeping children away from vices and trouble through sports. Over 100 unprivileged children from different barangays all over Quezon City joined the program and competed for the tournament’s title. The day’s program began with the opening ceremony, where One Meralco Foundation donated soccer […]

IPTL 2015 PRESS CONFERENCE. (left to right): Christopher John Quimpo, Smart Sports Marketing; Gary G. Dujali, VP and Head of PLDT Home; Edgar C. Tejerero, President of SM Lifetsyle Entertainment, Inc. and co-owner of Philippine Mavericks; Abhishek Ponia, VP of Operations, International Premier Tennis League; Jean-Henri Luillhier, Co-owner and Team Manager, Philippine Mavericks; Haresh Hiranand, Co-owner, Philippine Mavericks; Kevin Belmonte, Co-owner, Philippine Mavericks.

International Premier Tennis League to bring ‘All-Star’ tennis players to the country

 

 From its success last November 2013, the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) in partnership with Coca-Cola brings ‘all-star’ tennis tournament to the country featuring top-ranked international tennis players. The press conference happened this Thursday (May 21, 2015) at the SM Mall of Asia Arena. “The Philippines will be another exciting leg of the IPTL’s tour,” said Abhishek Ponia – VP of Operations, IPTL. Also, IPTL team is very excited to bring the event to the country again for its second season because ‘the Philippines had a great record in audience attendance last year’ in November; this only proves that the […]

Multi-awarded triathlete Brian Fleischmann from Florida, USA tries to get ahead of the game after an impressive 00:23:43 record in the swim part.

Tri-Challenge Series by Challenge Family starts on June 2015

 

 Leverage Sports Asia, race license holders of Challenge Brand in the Philippines, will launch a new short course triathlon: the “Tri-Challenge Series” at the inaugural Yellow Cab Challenge CamSur half-distance triathlon next month (June 2015). Yellow Cab Challenge in CamSur is part of the global triathlon series by the Challenge Family and the second installment of the brand in the country. They will host the very first Tri-Challenge SPRINT on June 13 with a race course of 1km swim, 30km bike, and 6km run. The sprint’s course will run through a portion of the Challenge CamSur course as it circles in and […]

ADIDAS BLACK HISTORY MONTH COLLECTION.

adidas’ Black History Month Collection by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar goes on sale on May 15 at the NBA Store and TriNoma

 

 adidas and Kareem Abdul-Jabar announced a limited edition Black History Month Collection inspired by the all-time leading scorer and one of the most prominent philanthropists and ambassadors from NBA, Abdul-Jabbar. Each basketball shoe model and specialty packaging features new-to-the-eye sepia tones, inspirational quotes and more details that gives the consumers a vivid journey through four of the most important eras of his historical and record-breaking career. “I was very fortunate to have African-American role models and pioneers I could identify with and learn from as I forged my career in basketball and my personal journey in life,” said Abdul-Jabbar. “Every […]

Join 'Shop, Win and Watch Raffle Promo' by NBA Store.

Shop and win an all expense paid trip to watch 2015 NBA Finals in the US

 

 Avid NBA supporters have a chance to win (2) all expense paid trip covering round-trip airfare and hotel accommodation to the 2015 NBA finals as NBA Store dribbles for Shop, Win and Watch Raffle Promo How To Join? In order to qualify, one needs to have a single receipt purchase worth of Php 5,000 that would be equivalent to 1 grand prize raffle ticket and 2 raffle tickets for the minor prize category. Being the grand prize winner means witnessing the thrilling NBA Finals on June 2015 with a companion, as included in the earlier mentioned ‘all expense paid trip’. The Grand Prize winner […]

BROTHER COLOR MANILA NITE RUN: BLACKLIGHT EDITION PRESS CONFERENCE AT CRIMSON FILINVEST.

Color Manila and Brother Philippines team up for Color Manila Nite Run: Black Light Edition

 

 Dubbed as the ‘biggest Color Manila event yet,’ Color Manila, organizer of colorful fun run in the country, and Brother Philippines partnered for the very first time for the upcoming Color Manila Nite Run: Black Light Edition which will transform Filinvest City, Alabang into a supernatural, extraterrestrial dimension on May 16, 2015. With a common dedication to product quality and customer satisfaction, Color Manila and Brother Philippines raised the bar for this year’s Color Manila fun run where participants will be bombed with colored powders specially formulated to glow under UV light. Each participants will also get his/her own blacklight headlamp, a dri-FIT shirt, […]

"The Fight of the Century." Live Screening sponsored by Smart Communications at SM Aura Cinema 1, May 3, 2015.

Manny Pacquiao wins fans’ hearts; Money Mayweather maintains 48-0 record

 

 After an exchange of multiple jabs, it happened. The long awaited ‘Fight of the Century’ was over Fans of Manny Pacquiao stamped in frustration as his opponent, Floyd Mayweather Jr., remained undefeated via unanimous decision, awarded on Saturday, May 2, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena (Sunday, May 3 in PH). In a live screening sponsored by Smart Communications, Inc. at SM Aura Cinema 1, the crowd cheered, jerked in their seats and clenched as Pacquiao throws powerful punches against Mayweather. Pacquiao did all his efforts to beat his opponent, barreling him at the corners, but Mayweather was too fast enough to […]