I am very sure that basketball is the best sport in the Philippines, nobody in the Philippines don’t know this sport, all of the kids, adults and seniors citizens love it too! And basketball should be the greatest sport of all time, oh! Even football players here plays basketball too! Indeed it is the greatest sport in the Philippines.
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We filipinos need to start playing soccer and when I mean we I mean every kid in the Philippines needs a football, it will keep them occupied and you never know, if the kid has talent.Football is for pinoy cause we are too small for basketball and football is a easier sport and football our first played sport but American brings basketball like.
It can develop our speed skills and our agility plus our sportsmanship, it can remove our boredom and it can serve as our family bonding like in our family.
Sepak is the Malay word for kick and “takraw” is the Thai word for a woven ball, therefore sepak takraw quite literally means to kick ball. The choosing of this name for the sport was essentially a compromise between Malaysia and Thailand, the two powerhouse countries of the sport.
Boxing should be #1. Especially since they put out a ton of big stars. Every kid dreams of being the next Manny Pacquiao. They’re dang good at boxing. And plus, boxing is the best sport on this list. Boxing is fresh is the best sport it is tied with football all Filipino should play it helps you defend your self and stay in shape.It is exiting sport and an entertainment! To the filipino fans few filipino may have played it since it is a dangerous sport but it has produce strong filipino international champions… Such as Pancho Villa, Flash Elorde, Gerry Peñalosa, Manny Pacquaio, Nonito Donaire and newly etc…
The national baseball team of the Philippines represents the country and competes in international matches and tournaments. It is organized by the Philippine Amateur Baseball Association.They were the inaugural champions of the Asian Baseball Championships in 1954 but finished fourth in seven of the next eight editions of the biennial events.Since their last fourth-place finish in 1973, the national team has struggled in competing against top level Asian clubs such asJapan, Chinese Taipei, and Korea, among others.They have recently participated in the 2006 Intercontinental Cup, and the 2006 Asian Games. They won the gold medal at the 2005 Southeast Asian Games when they hosted the biennial meet.
The history of volleyball in the Philippines refers to the history of volleyball in the Philippines as a recreation and as a sport. Philippine volleyball history began in 1910 when the Philippines was a United States territory (1898–1946). The Filipinos have made significant contributions to volleyball in its evolution as a professional and international game. The Filipinos continued playing volleyball up to the modern-day period in its status as an independent republic (1946–present).
It was introduced to the Filipinos by an American named Elwood S. Brown, the then Physical Director of the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA). It became a popular game held in backyards and at beaches in the islands. At first, the Filipinos invented their own rules for the game. US soldiers who were assigned to the different islands of the Philippine during the period also helped in the widespread introduction of volleyball to the Filipinos. These American military servicemen encouraged the Filipinos to join them in playing during their time-off from military duties.Early in the history of the game of volleyball in the Philippines, the Filipinos used trees as makeshift net holders (the net was hung between the two chosen trees).
Billiards is one of the favorite pastime sports or game by many Filipinos in the Philippines aside from basketball. Actually, there are billiard houses wherever streets you may be in the Philippines. Some are just hiding and disguising because of government tax if they register their billiard business.From this pastime sports habit, arose another king of Philippine sports just like in bowling, basketball and boxing. This Billiard king of Philippine sports before he arose into sports fame was just an ordinary pool player whose frequent hobby is of course billiard, wherein he decided to join an international billiard tournament in 2001 in a hope he can zoom his little winning streaks on billiard houses. As he was expecting it, his billiard career zoom as big as he was now considered the Billiard King of the Philippines and was awarded with multiple prestigious sport awards, when he won the International Billiard Tournament last 2001,which was followed by another winnings. He really proves he is rightly called “the Magician” of billiard.Whom I talking about? Of course, this humble Philippine billiard player is now well known in the Philippines –Mr. Efren “Bata” Reyes. He remain simple and humble up to this time despite of all his victories in billiard sports, though he was one of the World’s Most Profitable Player and awarded a Hall of Fame award from Billiard Congress of America Hall of Fame being the First Asian to be given by this kind of award.
Taekwondo was introduced to the Philippines through the efforts of Kim Bok Man and Young Man Park. Young Man Park founded the Philippine Taekwondo Association (PTA). Grand Master Bok Man Kim arrived in 1970 to continue Park’s legacy of propagating Taekwondo upon the invitation of President Marcos. Bok Man Kim continued to pioneer of Taekwondo worldwide and left the Philippines in 1971. Since 1971, the PTA has been run by Grand Master Sun Chong Hong and PTA President Roberto Aventajado. The current head office and Dojang of the PTA is at Rizal Memorial Sports Complex. The PTA is a member of the World Taekwondo Federation and the Philippine Olympic Committee. Sun Chong Hong has devoted decades to mentoring, developing and promoting Taekwondo and is considered the Father of Taekwondo in the Philippines.
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The Philippine Bowling Congress or PBC is the governing body for the sport of bowling in the Philippines and is recognized by the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) as one of its National Sports Association members. PBC is under the Philippine Olympic Committee for activities pertaining to the country’s participation in the Olympic Games, Asian Games, Southeast Asian Games and other international athletic competitions in accordance respectively with the rules and regulations of the International Olympic Committee, the Olympic Council of Asia, the Southeast Asian Games Federation and other international sports bodies.PBC is currently headquartered at the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Bowling Center, Rizal Memorial Sports Complex, Pablo Ocampo Sr. St., Malate, City of Manila Philippines. This facility is owned by the Philippine government through the Philippine Sports Commission.