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MANILA – Zach Bryant Barquera, a 2nd-year BS-Agribusiness student, representing Ormoc City and Arnis de Caballes, clinches a gold finish in the Philippine Eskrima Kali Arnis Federation (PEKAF) Battle of Champions 2023, held at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium, Rizal Memorial Sports Complex, Manila on February 26, 2023. 

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The Philippines as a basketball-loving nation surely is looking forward to the upcoming 2023 FIBA World Cup as the country co-hosts the 19th edition of the quadrennial tournament together with Japan and Indonesia.

Kevin Durant, who is a 13-time all-star, 2-time Finals MVP, and a league MVP, is officially now a member of the newly revitalized Phoenix Suns team as they soared over the Charlotte Hornets with a 105-91 victory at 10 am on Thursday, March 2, 2023, PHT. Durant didn’t miss a beat by scoring 23 points, dishing out two (2) assists, and grabbing six (6) rebounds in 27 minutes of playing time.

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Echo Philippines decoded and dethrones Blacklist International in the 4th edition of Mobile Legends: Bang Bang World Championship or M4 after sweeping the defending champs in 4 games on a best-of-seven series of an all-filipino grand finals match held at Jakarta, Indonesia – the host country of the tournament, January 15, 2023.

SOGOD – The VSU Pythons Men’s Basketball Team locked a 3rd place finish after a dominating 30-point victory over BiPSU (94-64) in the battle-for-third today at 8:30 am, of the Inter-University Basketball Tournament held at the Multi-Purpose Court of Southern Leyte State University (SLSU) Main Campus, Sogod, Southern Leyte.

LeBron, even at the age of 38, showed no signs of slowing down as the King passed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in the all-time scoring record with 38,390 career total points against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Arena in Los Angeles California. LeBron scored 38 points in the game to topple Kareem from the top of the list. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was the previous owner of the record with 38,387 career total points which stood for almost 4 decades.

The VSU Pythons Women’s Table Tennis team were hailed as champions after a grueling finals match against NwSSU Lions in a narrow 2-1 team victory.

Benedict Cruto, a 1st-year BS-Computer Science student, representing team Heavy Metal Tacloban, clinches silver and bronze medals in 105 weight class; junior and novice category during the recently concluded Regionals Powerlifting Association of the Philippines (PAP) held at Robinsons North Tacloban, March 4-5, 2023.

BOCAUE, Philippines — The Gin Kings wins the 2022-23 PBA Commissioner's cup after dominating the Bay Area Dragons in a convincing 114-99 game 7 victory held at the Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan, Philippines. The Arena accumulated a record-breaking 54,589 attendees to watch the much anticipated 7th game of the finals series.

The VSU Men’s and Women’s badminton team remained on top during the whole regional 2022 State Colleges and Universities Athletic Association (SCUAA) Meet after both divisions won Gold in the championship round at Brgy. Rizal, Sogod, Southern Leyte yesterday December 2, 2022. The Women’s team faced off against LNU Golden Falcons , while the VSU Pythons Men’s Badminton team faced off against SSU Mountain Deer.