#Baham Mitra

'Bata' apologizes, clears air over viral incident

Pool legend Efren "Bata" Reyes issued a public apology following his involvement on a viral incident which showed him playing billiards in San Pedro, Laguna amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

GAB mulls holding dialogue with 'Bata' Reyes

Games and Amusements Board chairman Baham Mitra bared plans to talk to billiards legend Efren "Bata" Reyes and call for further investigation after the latter was caught playing in San Pedro, Laguna as seen on viral videos making rounds online.

Mitra tests positive for COVID-19

Games and Amusements Board (GAB) Chairman Baham Mitra confirmed Wednesday, March 17 that he is staying in a quarantine facility in Puerto Princesa in Palawan City after he tested positive for COVID-19.

GAB may sanction ‘Bata’ over viral incident

Games and Amusements Board chairman Baham Mitra said pool legend Efren “Bata” Reyes may face sanctions after he was caught red-handed for an alleged violation of health protocols at a billiards place in San Pedro, Laguna.

GAB awaits decision on pro boxing

Amid the celebration over the decision to allow basketball and football to allow their athletes to return to training mode, the Games and Amusements Board (GAB) is awaiting answers from the Inter-Agency Task Force whether professional boxing can also follow suit.

Elite owner puts PBA team up for sale

Blackwater owner Dioceldo Sy is putting his team up for sale in the aftermath of possible sanctions from the PBA and the Games and Amusements Board for holding an unsanctioned practice over the weekend.

Attention PBA fans: 12 teams brace for return to practice

With the official letter allowing PBA teams to start practice sessions expected to come out Monday, ballclubs are now getting ready to push the ‘restart button’ and kick off training this week.

Signed, sealed, delivered: IATF letter makes official go-signal for PBA practice

PBA Commissioner Willie Marcial has asked teams to coordinate with his office since forms need to be filled in by players for swab testing as the government finally allowed practice sessions.

Pro boxing next to get full approval from IATF -- GAB

After basketball and football, pro boxing could be next to get the green light from the government to have its practitioners resume training.

GAB chairman Mitra calls for cooperation of pro athletes

Games and Amusements Board (GAB) Chairman Baham Mitra said that if all professional athletes will cooperate, actual sports competition may soon be allowed by the government.

MECQ status foils return of practice sessions

The planned return of practices in the professional level suffered a setback after the government imposed Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine in Metro Manila and surrounding provinces beginning Tuesday.

GAB chief Mitra : Momentary delay of professional sports' resumption of training

Games and Amusements Board chairman Baham Mitra remains optimistic despite the delay of pro sports’ training resumption due to the recently-imposed Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) restrictions in Metro Manila and surrounding provinces.

GAB 'hotlines' in the works to improve monitoring

Games and Amusements Board (GAB) chairman Baham Mitra said his agency would adopt ways and means to improve the guidelines to be implemented by the leagues returning to practice sessions this month.

PBA: GAB's Mitra urges Abueva to 'tame down'

Games and Amusements Board Chairman Baham Mitra is urging Calvin Abueva to get away from the antics once his indefinite suspension is lifted by the PBA.

GAB's Mitra: Balancing health concern with excitement at sports' return

Games and Amusements Board chairman Baham Mitra says he is excited to see professional athletes return to action – at least in practice sessions – when it is good to go under the General Community Quarantine (GCQ).

UST conducts probe on training bubble of men's basketball team

University of Santo Tomas is conducting its own internal probe on the alleged unauthorized training bubble of its men’s basketball team in Sorsogon.

GAB seeks clarification on gym closure

Games and Amusements Board (GAB) chairman Baham Mitra said Friday that he asked for clarification from the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for the Emerging Infectious Diseases with regards to the government’s order to close gyms even if Metro Manila is now under the General Community Quarantine (GCQ).

GAB chief Baham Mitra baffled by UAAP teams' reported training

Games and Amusements Board chairman Baham Mitra said the guidelines included in the Joint Administrative Order for sports activities are very clear – only for professional athletes.

UAAP: CJ Cansino dismisses claims on 'fast' UP recruitment, circulating talks about bubble life in Sorsogon

CJ Cansino cannot help but to respond again to several claims via Twitter regarding the fast UP recruitment process and their life in the training bubble.

Local pro boxers get assistance from Sen. Bong Go, DSWD, GAB

A total of 166 professional boxers received cash and relief assistance from the Department of Social Welfare through the agency’s Assistance to Individuals in Crisis Situations (AICS) recently in General Santos City.

Hour of reckoning as UAAP presents UST probe on 'Sorsogon bubble' to gov't panel

The UAAP is expected to shed more light on the controversy involving University of Santo Tomas (UST) when it presents the school’s findings to officials of the Joint Administrative Order (JAO) Group and Commission on Higher Education (CHED) on Tuesday.