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Filipina Tennis Star Alex Eala Clinches Historic First Pro Doubles Title in India

Filipina teen tennis star Alexandra “Alex” Eala has won her first-ever professional doubles title, dominating the International Tennis Federation (ITF) W50 Pune in India together with her Latvian court partner Darja Semenistaja.

UP and La Salle Set for Historic UAAP Men’s Basketball Finals Clash

The University of the Philippines (UP) Fighting Maroons and the De La Salle University (DLSU) Green Archers are poised to compete in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Season 86 men’s basketball finals - an unprecedented turn of events that has the basketball and sports community buzzing with excitement. This marks the first time these two teams will face off in the finals since La Salle joined the UAAP in 1986, incidentally the year UP won the championship.

Filipinas Make History with First-Ever Women’s World Cup Bid: Schedule, Lineup and Where to...

The Philippine Women's National Football Team, affectionately known as the Filipinas, has set off on its historic journey into the FIFA Women's World Cup. The team’s first game in the prestigious tournament is scheduled today, Friday, July 21, 2023, in New Zealand, marking the first time the Philippines will showcase its talents on this global stage after over a quarter of a century of aspiring to qualify.

UP Los Baños hosts historic 1st Philippine Slo-pitch Softball Coed Tournament

The University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) is hosting the historic first Philippine Slo-pitch Softball League (PSSL) Coed Tournament this February, in an event that breaks the men-only stereotypes of the sport.

Historic First for PH: Ateneo wins World Universities Debating Championship

The Ateneo de Manila University delivered a historic first for the Philippines by winning the World Universities Debating Championship (WUDC) held in Madrid, Spain, on Wednesday, January 4, 2023.

Filipina football team clinches historic spot in World Cup, advances towards Asian Cup title

The Philippine Women's National Football Team has clinched a historic spot in the International Federation of Football Association (FIFA) World Cup as it advanced towards an equally historic first appearance in the semi-finals of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Women’s Asian Cup and a potential regional championship title.

1st California public school named after Fil-Am teacher Flora Arca Mata opens

The first California public school named after Filipino-American teacher Flora Arca Mata is now open.

1st Philippines leg of Toyota GR Supra GT Cup Asia raises funds for frontliners

The first Philippines leg of the Toyota GR Supra GT Cup Asia that starts with a Qualifying Race on July 23, 2020, will also seek to raise funds for frontliners.

Davao’s Auro Chocolate makes historic first Philippine export to European markets

Good news, Pilipinas! Auro Chocolate has delivered a historic first Philippine export to European markets with its shipment to the world-renowned chocolate hub.

Museum of Philippine Economic History opens today in Iloilo City

Iloilo City today witnesses a historic first with the inauguration of the Museum of Philippine Economic History, the first ever museum dedicated to the country's economic history. The new Philippine museum will also exhibit Iloilo's...
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