Serbia clinched a quarterfinal spot in the FIBA U19 World Cup after downing Gilas Pilipinas Youth, 87-60, in the first round of the playoffs at the Dyo Aorakia Arena in Heraklion, Greece yesterday.
Serbia pulled away for good late in the first quarter, ending the period with a 9-2 run before slowly pulling away in the next three frames.
Solon eyes POC presidency
Cavite 7th District Rep. Abraham "Bambol" Tolentino has formally declared his intention to run as president of the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC).
Tolentino, who resigned as POC chairman, made the announcement yesterday during a press conference where he also discussed the recommendation of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Olympic Council Asia (OCA) to follow due process in electing new officers.
"Yes, I'm officially running for president," said Tolentino, who is the president of Phil Cycling, one of the 42 regular members of the POC.