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Diaz, Petecio lead PSA major awardees

Feb 24, 2020 - 10:40 PM

Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz and boxer Nesthy Petecio will be honored along with 10 other sports personalities

RECOGNIZED. Hidilyn Diaz and Nesthy Petecio will be feted by the Philippine Sportswriters Association. Photos from Josh Albelda/Rappler (Diaz) and Alecs Ongcal/Rappler (Petecio)


Rondina, Bagunas to be feted as top PH spikers

Feb 13, 2020 - 7:33 PM

Sisi Rondina and Bryan Bagunas both won MVP honors in the UAAP all the while clinching a medal apiece in the Southeast Asian Games

TOP SPIKERS. Bryan Bagunas and Sisi Rondina have cemented their status as the new toast of Philippine volleyball. Photos from Michael Gatpandan/Rappler (Bagunas) and release (Rondina)


Thirdy Ravena, Jack Animam named Mr and Ms Basketball by PSA

Feb 11, 2020 - 12:00 AM

Jack Animam and Thirdy Ravena both dominated the collegiate scene and played key roles in notable accomplishments by the national team

SWEEP. Jack Animam and Thirdy Ravena both ended their UAAP careers helping their teams complete a perfect season. Photos from UAAP


Carlos Yulo to receive President's Award from Philippine sportswriters

Feb 02, 2020 - 10:16 PM

Carlos Yulo will be recognized after an impressive 2019 that saw him become the first Filipino to win a gold medal in the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships

SMALL BUT TERRIBLE. Carlos Yulo has etched his mark in Philippine history. File photo by Lisa Marie David/Rappler


Efren 'Bata' Reyes to be feted in PSA Awards 2020

Jan 26, 2020 - 5:14 PM

Legendary pool player Efren 'Bata' Reyes will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award during the country's biggest sports gala night

LIVING LEGEND. Efren "Bata" Reyes will be recognized for his contributions to Philippine sports. Photo by Lisa Marie David/Rappler


PH SEA Games team to be honored as Athlete of the Year in PSA Awards

Jan 20, 2020 - 5:24 PM

This is the second time the Philippine Sportswriters Association will recognize the entire Team Philippines as its Athlete of the Year awardee

HONORED. Athletes who represented the country in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games will be feted by the Philippine Sportswriters Association. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler


Top Filipino athletes to be feted in PSA Awards 2020

Jan 13, 2020 - 10:05 PM

Carlos Yulo, Nesthy Petecio, and Ernest John Obiena lead the various sports personalities to be honored by the country's sportswriting fraternity

RECOGNIZED. Winners in the Southeast Asian Games will be honored by the Philippine Sportswriters Association. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler


Top PH athletes share limelight in PSA Awards 2019

Feb 25, 2019 - 7:20 PM

The Philippine Sportswriters Association honors the various sports personalities who made the country proud

GOLDEN GIRLS. Yuka Saso (top left), Hidilyn Diaz, Margielyn Didal and the women's golf team share the Athlete of the Year honor in the PSA Awards. Photos by Asian Games media pool (golf), Money Sharma/AFP (Diaz), Philippine Sports Commission (Didal) and Asian Games 2018 Twitter (gold medal)


Top athletes, para athletes to be feted in PSA Awards 2019

Feb 11, 2019 - 4:18 PM

Boxing world champions Jerwin Ancajas and Donnie Nietes, and rising gymnast Carlos Yulo lead the list of major awardees

COUNTRY'S PRIDE. Jerwin Ancajas, Carlos Yulo and Donnie Nietes (L-R) will be recognized for their triumphs in 2018. Photos by Ryan Songalia/Rappler (Ancajas and Nietes) and Delfin Dioquino/Rappler (Yulo)


PSA Awards: June Mar Fajardo leads elite winners

Feb 06, 2019 - 5:02 PM

The San Miguel Beer stalwart is set to receive his fifth straight Mr Basketball award

June Mar Fajardo. Photo by Delfin Dioquino/Rappler

Golden girls to be honored as PSA Athletes of the Year

Jan 28, 2019 - 1:29 PM

Hidilyn Diaz, Margielyn Didal, Yuka Saso and the women's golf team will be recognized for winning 4 gold medals in the 2018 Asian Games

GIRL POWER. Yuka Saso and the women's golf team, Hidilyn Diaz and Margielyn Didal, who all won gold medals in the 18th Asian Games, will be feted by the Philippine Sportswriters Association. Photos by Asian Games media pool (golf), Money Sharma/AFP (Diaz), Philippine Sports Commission (Didal) and Asian Games 2018 Twitter (gold medal)


Asiad gold winners lead PSA Awards nominees

Jan 07, 2019 - 3:50 PM

The all-female Asian Games gold medalists emerge as the top bets for Athlete of the Year in the Philippine Sportswriters Association Annual Awards in February

WONDER WOMEN. Filipino female athletes (from top left, clockwise) Yuka Saso, Hidilyn Diaz, the women's golf team, and Margielyn Didal emerge as the country's top performers in 2018. Photos by Asian Games media pool (golf), Money Sharma/AFP (Diaz), Philippine Sports Commission (Didal) and Asian Games 2018 Twitter (gold medal)

Bashers fuel Carlo Biado to capture World 9-Ball Championship title

Mar 02, 2018 - 12:00 PM

Biado is one of the 3 PSA-Tapa King Athlete of the Year awardees

SPARK. Carlo Biado recalls that other countries were bashing him that sparked the fire in him to do better. Photo by Beatrice Go/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Meet the 2018 Philippine Sportswriters Association awardees

Feb 28, 2018 - 11:32 PM

Scribes honor the best and brightest athletes and sports leaders of the Philippines

ATHLETES OF THE YEAR. (From left to right) Jerwin Ancajas, Krizziah Tabora and Carlo Biado lift up their Athlete of the Year trophies. Photo by Beatrice Go/Rappler

Eugene Torre, Asia’s first grandmaster, nearly forgets milestone

Jun 28, 2014 - 5:26 AM

Forty years after becoming Asia s first chess grandmaster Eugene Torre reflects on that historic day

CHESS LEGEND. Eugene Torre holds up his award from the Pagpupugay event at Resorts World Manila in June. File photo by Josh Albelda

PH Asian Games task force seeks to avoid record tampering

Feb 27, 2014 - 6:49 PM

The POC PSC Asian Games Task Force says it will thoroughly scrutinize the times of all measurable sports to avoid tampering of personal records on all athletes that are vying for spots at the 2014 Asian Games in South Korea

TAMPER PROOF? POC chairman Tom Carrasco says they will scrutinize sports times to avoid tampering ahead of the 2014 Asian Games