The Blu Girls - updates

Rappler's latest stories on The Blu Girls


Unrivaled: PH Blu Girls blow out Indonesia for SEA Games 10-peat

Dec 08, 2019 - 10:37 AM

The Philippine Blu Girls bag the gold to prove they're still the queens of Southeast Asian softball

SUPERIOR. The Philippine women’s softball players whoop it up after extending their title streak. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

PH Blu Girls shoot for Olympics berth in continental qualifier

Sep 15, 2019 - 1:49 PM

The Philippine women's softball team tests its mettle against Asian powerhouses for a slot in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

ANOTHER CHANCE. The Philippine Blu Girls get another chance in qualifying for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Photo from release

PH Blu Girls cop breakthrough win in U.S. stint

Jul 09, 2019 - 2:48 PM

The Philippine national women's softball team aims to be more consistent for a shot in qualifying for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

WINNERS' CIRCLE. The Philippine Blu Girls nab their first win in their last game in the 2019 USA Softball International Cup. Photo from release

PH Blu Girls beef up Olympic preparations in U.S. tilt

Jun 30, 2019 - 4:02 PM

The Philippine women's softball team gets to face some of the world's best in the USA Softball International Cup

UPHILL CLIMB. The Philippine Blu Girls are out to prove that they can compete with the world's best teams. File photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Asian Games curse continues for PH Blu Girls

Aug 24, 2018 - 11:04 AM

The Philippines has never landed on the Asiad podium even during the golden age of Philippine softball

CURSE. The Philippine Blu Girls will have to wait for another 4 years before making another historic podium finish. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Blu Girls settle for 4th in 2018 Asian Games

Aug 23, 2018 - 9:45 PM

The Philippine softball team absorbs back-to-back losses from Chinese Taipei in two straight days

HEARTBREAKING. The Blu Girls miss a chance of securing at least a bronze medal. Photo from Asian Games media bureau

PH Blu Girls move on from sorry World Championship stint

Aug 13, 2018 - 4:56 PM

The Philippine women's softball team aims for a historic podium finish at the Asian Games

FIRST 2018 TOURNEY. Riflayca Basa pitches in relief in the last two innings of the game versus the Netherlands allowing two hits but no runs. Photo from WBSC

2018 Asian Games: PH softball vies for historic podium finish

Aug 13, 2018 - 12:51 PM

The Philippine Blu Girls like their chances in this year's continental games in Jakarta

SOLID CHANCES. The Philippine Blu Girls like their chances in the 2018 Asian Games. Photo by Mia Montayre

PH Blu Girls step up 2020 Olympic bid

Jul 25, 2018 - 11:37 PM

The Philippine softball team vies for an Olympic berth in the World Championship starting August 2 in Japan

CONSISTENCY. The Philippine women’s softball team, which finished runner-up in the Asian Softball Championships last year, hopes to sustain its solid run. Fille photo from Blu Girls

PH women's sports teams and athletes on the rise in 2018

Jan 03, 2018 - 7:14 PM

Get to know the prominent women in PH sports today

PH Blu Girls claim silver, qualify for 2018 international softball tourneys

Dec 05, 2017 - 12:35 AM

(UPDATED) The Blu Girls' victory qualifies them to compete in the 2018 Asian Games and the 2018 World Softball Championships

SILVER. The PH Blu Girls settles for a silver medal in 11th Asian Softball Championship but qualifies for the 2018 Asian Games and the 2018 World Softball Championships. Photo from Facebook (ASAPHIL)

PH Blu Girls bounce back after loss to Japan

Dec 02, 2017 - 11:24 AM

The PH Blu Girls are one win away from qualifying for the 2018 Asian Games and the World Championships

WINNING WAYS. The RP Blu Girls are on the right momentum to reach their goal of qualifying for the World Championships and the 2018 Asian Games. Photo from ASAPHIL

PH Blu Girls promise medal from Asian Softball Championship

Nov 25, 2017 - 12:09 PM

The PH Blu Girls start their campaign for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

ROAD TO 2020. The PH Blu Girls set their eyes in qualifying for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Photo by Beatrice Go/Rappler

PH women's softball team to face the world's best in July

Jul 05, 2016 - 6:03 PM

The RP Blue Girls will compete in the World Cup of Softball XI and World Women s Softball Championship as they seek a spot in the 2020 Olympics

PHILIPPINES VS THE WORLD. The RP Blu Girls will face some of the world's best softball teams in July. Contributed photo

PH falls to Canada, US in succession in Softball World Cup

Jul 11, 2014 - 12:03 PM

Following a loss to Mexico The Blu Girls drop two more games against Canada and US

UNLV pitching ace Francesca Foti shown in action for the Running Rebels.

Mexico whips PH in Softball World Cup

Jul 09, 2014 - 1:24 PM

The Blu Girls suffer their first loss in the seven nation series

Veronica Belleza shown in action as a Senior Leaguer in the Little League World Softball Series some years ago. She was the losing pitcher in the Philippines’ 0-7 setback to Mexico in the Softball World Cup in Irvine, California

PH Asian Games task force seeks to avoid record tampering

Feb 27, 2014 - 6:49 PM

The POC PSC Asian Games Task Force says it will thoroughly scrutinize the times of all measurable sports to avoid tampering of personal records on all athletes that are vying for spots at the 2014 Asian Games in South Korea

TAMPER PROOF? POC chairman Tom Carrasco says they will scrutinize sports times to avoid tampering ahead of the 2014 Asian Games