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UPLB Fights to Defend Title in ASSL 2023’s Most Competitive Season Yet

"Defend the crown!" echoes across the University of the Philippines Los Banos (UPLB) Alumni slo-pitch softball team as the 2-time defending champions prepare for an electrifying Season 18 of the Alumni Slo-pitch Softball League (ASSL) in the face of other schools set to parade their strongest line-up in years.

Filipino Chess Legend Eugene Torre Claims Perfect Victory at Guam International Open

Filipino chess icon Eugenio “Eugene” Torre showcased his continuing mastery in the chess world by sweeping a flawless victory run at the International Chess Federation (FIDE)-rated Guam International Open Chess Tournament 2023.

EJ Obiena double victories in Poland with Copernicus Cup title retention

Ernest John "EJ" Obiena wrapped up his Poland tour with double victories after successfully defending his title at the Orlen Copernicus Cup, the third leg of the World Athletics Indoor Tour Gold.

Wesley So defeats Hans Niemann, expands Sinquefield Cup lead in Grand Chess Tour

Wesley So has defeated hot wildcard Hans Niemann and expanded his Sinquefield Cup lead to give him a better position to win the event and defend his Grand Chess Tour (GCT) championship title in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA.

Wesley So quietly leads Sinquefield Cup amid chess drama at Grand Chess Tour

Wesley So is quietly continuing his lead at the Sinquefield Cup amid the chess drama that has ensued since the start of the week at the 2022 Grand Chess Tour (GCT) in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA.

Wesley So grabs solo lead at Sinquefield Cup Round 4 in Grand Chess Tour...

Grandmaster Wesley So has grabbed the solo lead after Round 4 of the 2022 Sinquefield Cup in Saint Louis, the fifth and final stop of the Filipino American’s title defense at the Grand Chess Tour (GCT).

Wesley So wins Round 3 at Sinquefield Cup in Grand Chess Tour title defense

Wesley So has won his Round 3 match at the Sinquefield Cup of the Grand Chess Tour (GCT) where the Filipino American Grandmaster is seeking to defend his championship title.

Wesley So leads at No. 1 rank after three legs of Grand Chess Tour...

Wesley So’s defense of his Grand Chess Tour (GCT) Champion title is looking good as the Philippine-born grandmaster is currently ranked No. 1 in the overall standings after three legs of the tournament, with two more events coming up.

Carlos Yulo wins back-to-back World Gymnastics title with gold, silver finish

The Philippines' Carlos Edriel Yulo has won his second World Gymnastics championship with a gold, silver, and a top 5 finish at the Fédération Internationale Gymnastique Artistic Gymnastics World Championships (FIG Worlds) in Japan.

JUST IN: Carlos Yulo leaps to finals of title defense at World Artistic Gymnastics...

The Philippines' champion gymnast Carlos Edriel Yulo is off to a great start qualifying for the finals to defend his World Championship title at the 50th FIG Artistic Gymnastics in Japan.

JUST IN: Filipino American Wesley So wins back-to-back US Chess Championship

Filipino American Grandmaster Wesley So has just won a historic back-to-back United States Chess Championship, adding his name to the elite roster of successive tournament winners that include legendary Bobby Fischer.

Wesley So battles 3-way playoff for US Chess Championship title

Filipino American Grandmaster Wesley So is set to battle a 3-way rapid playoff tiebreak for the right to claim the US Chess Championship title.
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