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Why fans now love Abueva

FRANCIS SANTIAGO Special to OFW Pinoy Star From villain to superhero. That's the startling transformation of Calvin Abueva. Gone are the days when fans would give the middle finger or jeer the enigmatic Alaska forward the moment he steps onto the court of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA), the country's top pro-league. Now they cheer for Abueva for he produced a sterling performance for the Philippine basketball team, fondly called Gilas Pilipinas, during the Fiba Asia Championship. ... Read more

LBC Cup 2014 Palarong SG-the biggest sports event of the year

LBC Cup 2014 Palarong SG is a FREE "industry- and community-wide" sports gathering involving Filipinos from all sectors and different organisations. The brainchild of LBC Express Airfreight (Singapore)-Philippines' leading air cargo forwarding service provider for for OFWs around the world-the LBC Cup 2014 is touted to be the the biggest Filipino sports community event in Singapore as it showcases (as of press time) a total of 38 teams competing in three sports categories.... Read more


The 28th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) officially opened on 5 June in Singapore. Singapore alone boasts of 950 athletes. A total of 7,000 athletes and officials from the 11 participating nations are currently participating in the games, which ends on 16 June. This year's games feature 36 sports, tallying a massive 402 matches being contested in the 12-day biennial sporting event. To ensure the success of the games, a reported number of 17,000 volunteers have been deployed to perform variou... Read more


Social media is rapidly transforming sports content, with fans increasingly devouring user-generated entertainment alongside media featuring the pros.Even powerhouse ESPN has gotten into the user-gen game, running a regular feature on SportsCenter dubbed Fantake.The program asks Instagram users to submit smartphone videos and then selects one to air.Adweek commissioned a study by social analytics company Simply Measured to identify which sports creators... Read more