|Current season, competition or edition:|
2019 Philippine Hockey League
|No. of teams||4|
|Manila Lightnings (1st title)|
The Philippine Hockey League (PHL) is the national ice hockey league in the Philippines which operates under regulations of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF).The inaugural season started in October 2018.
The Philippine Minor Hockey League serves as the developmental league of the PHL.
The inaugural PHL season will feature four teams.
The Philippines national football team represents the Philippines in international football, governed by Philippine Football Federation and has been playing at the international level as early as 1913.
The Milton Keynes Lightning are a semi-professional ice hockey team founded in 2002 in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire. The Lightning play in Britain's tier-2 National League, a division within the National Ice Hockey League (NIHL), since the 2019–20 season. The Lightning previously competed in the tier-3/tier-2 English Premier Ice Hockey League (EPIHL) from 2002–2017 and the top tier Elite Ice Hockey League (EIHL) from 2017–2019. Their home rink is 2,200-seat Planet Ice Arena Milton Keynes, known locally as the MK Arena or the Thunderdome.
The Mendiola Football Club 1991 or Mendiola United is a Filipino professional football club. The club is named after Mendiola Street, a short thoroughfare in the San Miguel district of Manila. It trains and enters teams in various age groups from the Youth level to the Senior level. It is one of the founding members of United Football League, which was last saw competing in the 2009–10 season. The team now plays in the Philippines Football League, the top-flight association football league in the Philippines.
Green Archers United Futbol Club, formerly known as Alabang Grins Futbol Club, was a Filipino professional association football club based in Lipa, Batangas, Philippines. The team last played in the 2019 season of the Philippines Football League, the top-level league in the Philippines. They have also participated in the United Football League.
Japan Philippines Voltes Marikina Football Club, formerly known as Manila All-Japan Football Club and commonly known as JP Voltes Football Club, was an association football club based in the city of Marikina, Philippines which competed in the Philippines Football League, the highest level of Philippine club football at the time of the league's existence. The team consisted of Japanese and Filipino players. It is one of the founding members of the United Football League in 2009, where the team played in UFL Division 2 and later in the only division of the league following the merger of UFL Division 1 and 2 in 2016.
The United Football League, commonly known as the UFL, was an association football league, replaced by the Philippines Football League, based in the National Capital Region of the Philippines, governed by the Football Alliance (FA) in partnership with United Football Clubs Association (UFCA). The UFL was the Philippines' primary football league. In its last season in 2016, it was contested by 12 clubs and operated without a system of promotion and relegation with UFL Division 2, which was discontinued. Games were often scheduled on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays. To avoid the country's rainy season, the league usually kicks off sometime between the months of January and February each year.
The Mall of Asia Arena is an indoor arena within the SM Mall of Asia complex, in Bay City, Pasay, Philippines. It has a seating capacity of 15,000 for sporting events, and a full house capacity of 20,000. The Arena officially opened on May 21, 2012. It has retractable seats and a 2,000-capacity car park building.
The Philippine Air Force Football Club is a Filipino association football club whose players are officers, enlisted personnel, and civilians of the Philippine Air Force. The club last competed in the Philippines Football League, the top tier of Filipino club football.
The Professional Hockey League (PHL) was an ice hockey league in Ukraine, founded in 2011; ceased in 2013. The country's national title, the Ukrainian Championship, was awarded annually to the league champion following a 4-team, 2-round playoff at the end of the 41-game regular season. Runners-up received silver and bronze medals. This format ended after the 2012–13 season, whereupon the FHU reclaimed administration of the title. The winner of the Ukrainian/PHL Championship was also guaranteed qualification into the Champions Hockey League season. The PHL is shown on the First National TV channel and the Hockey channel to broadcast regular season and playoff games. Many of the PHL's games are also broadcast online.
The Federation of Ice Hockey League, Inc. (FIHL), also known as Hockey Philippines, is the national governing body for the sport of ice hockey in the Philippines. It handled the formation of the Philippine national team that will participate in international ice hockey tournaments, together with the acquisition foreign coaches, creating ice hockey tournaments around the country and partnering with different sponsors including SM Supermalls.
The Philippine Underwater Hockey Confederation (PUHC) is the national sports association for Underwater hockey and the first Underwater hockey club in Asia, represented by 3 underwater hockey clubs across the country namely, Polo Puck Pirates Underwater Hockey Club, Underwater Hockey Bootcamp and Citadel Underwater Hockey Club. The PUHC also organizing national tournaments.
The Philippines Football League, commonly known as PFL, is a Filipino professional association football league sanctioned by the Philippine Football Federation (PFF). It is the Philippines' highest level of men's club football, surpassing the United Football League (UFL), which was previously the de facto top-tier league in the country. Starting from the 2020 season, the league is also known as The Philippines Football League brought to you by Qatar Airways, due to the league's title sponsorship of Qatar Airways.
The Philippine national ice hockey team is the national men's ice hockey team of the Philippines. The team is controlled by the Federation of Ice Hockey League (FIHL) and has been associate member of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF). The Philippines is currently not ranked in the IIHF World Ranking and have never entered in any World Championship tournaments or at any Olympic Games, but have played in the Challenge Cup of Asia, a regional tournament for lower-tier hockey nations in Asia.
The PFF Women's League (PFFWL) is the top-flight of women's association football in the Philippines.
The Philippines women's national ice hockey team is the national women's ice hockey team of the Philippines.
The Ilocos United Football Club was a Filipino football team based in Vigan, Ilocos Sur. The team played in the inaugural season of the Philippines Football League (PFL), the highest level of Philippine club football. As part of the league, the team played its home games at the Quirino Stadium in the nearby town of Bantay.
Ice hockey in the Philippines is a minor but emerging sport.
The following is a list of notable events and developments that are related to Philippine sports in 2018.
The Philippine Premier League (PPL) was a short-lived top-flight association football league in the Philippines sanctioned by the Philippine Football Federation (PFF). It was intended as a successor league to the Philippines Football League (PFL) which ran for two seasons. The first and only PPL season only had a single match day on April 27, 2019 before it was folded after the PFF withdrew its sanction of the league.
Jordan Blair Daydora Jarvis is a Hong Kong-born Filipino footballer who currently plays for Philippines Football League club United City Football Club and is also a Philippines youth international.