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Pinoy wakeboarder captures silver in world championships

History was made as Raphael Trinidad of Cebu debuted on the world stage and gave the Philippines its first ever medal finish at the IWWF World Wakeboard Championships held last February 23, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The 17-year old competed against the best in the...

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Subic gears up for SEA Games

The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) will start preparing facilities and other infrastructure needed to host a total of 17 events in the forthcoming 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) the Philippines will be hosting from November 30 until December 11 this year....

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PRUride PH race offers UCI ranking points for Olympics

PRUride PH—the country’s largest annual cycling festival hosted by British life insurer Pru Life UK—is set to be even bigger this year following its accreditation by Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), the world’s governing body for cycling, as a UCI 2.2 event. This...

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PSA honors 2018 sports heroes

THE top achievers of 2018 gather on one special night to share the spotlight in the San Miguel Corp.-Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) Annual Awards at the Centennial Hall of the historic Manila Hotel on Tuesday. Olympian weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz,...

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Blatche, Castro spectacular in Gilas’ win over Kazakhstan

ASTANA - Gilas Pilipinas is back to the FIBA World Cup again. Take a look at the players' score: Philippines 93 - Blatche 41, Castro 15, Fajardo 9, Lee 8, Lassiter 8, Rosario 4, Aguilar 4, Barroca 2, Pogoy 2, Norwood 0, Erram 0, Ravena 0. Kazakhstan 75 - Clemmons 27,...

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Asiad golf queen Yuka Saso stamps class in PH Ladies Open

Yuka Saso took the best dished the talented Thais and Sofia Chabon could dish out and proved again she’s better, keeping the Champion Philippine Ladies Amateur Open crown in runaway fashion at the Manila Golf and Country Club in Forbes Park on Thursday. Saso never let...

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BCDA, developers say Clark’s SEA Games venues half-complete

CLARK, ANGELES CITY — Developers and its associate tasked to construct the modern sports complex in New Clark City assured that facilities will be ready for the country’s hosting of the 30th Southeast Asian Games. With nine months to go before the Nov. 30 to Dec. 11...

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Duterte approves PH sports training center

President Duterte’s allocation of P3.5 billion for the establishment of a Philippine Sports Training Center will come into fruition two years from now or by 2021, after Republic Act 11214 has been fully implemented, an administration lawmaker said. “There is no...

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PH to host SEA anti-doping training course

The Philippines will host the Southeast Asian Regional Anti-Doping Organization (SEA RADO) 2019 Board Meeting and Doping Control Officer (DCO) Training Course from Feb. 20 to 22 at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) in Pasay City. Dr. Alejandro...

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Pole vaulter Ernest Obiena winds up 10th in Poland Open

Pole vaulter Ernest John Obiena should strive harder to overcome Thai rival Patsapong Amsam-Ang in the coming Southeast Asian Games. Amsam-Ang, the 2018 Asian Games bronze medalist, edged Obiena to wind up ninth in the Poland Open during the weekend. They both hurdled...

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18th Asian Games 2018 News

Paalam Makes It 2 Sure Bronzes for PH Boxing

JAKARTA—Carlo Paalam toppled an older and more seasoned foe from Kazakhstan, Termirtas Zhussupov, 4-1, on Wednesday to assure himself of a men’s flyweight bronze medal in 18th Asian Games boxing action at the Jakarta Expo Boxing Hall. Paalam, the youngest on the...

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Abad Scores Fourth Bronze Medal for PH Pencak

JAKARTA—Asian Games first timer Almohaidib Abad finished third in men’s singles to bag the the country’s fourth bronze medal in pencak silat on Wednesday in the 18th Asian Games at the Padepokan Pencak Silat Hall at the Gelora Bung Karno Complex. At 18, Abad became...

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Regalado, Tsukii Add 2 More Bronzes to PH Coffers

Martial artists Cherry May Regalado and Junna Tsukii dropped two bronze medals to the Philippine coffers and the men’s basketball team was thrown out of the window by South Korea on Monday in the 18th Asian Games.

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Marcial KOs Rival in Asiad Boxing Competition

Eumir Felix Marcial knocked out Macau’s Ng Kuo Kok in the second round of their welterweight bout to advance in the 18th Asian Games boxing competitions late Monday night at the Jakarta Expo Boxing Hall.

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Golfers Strike 2 Golds in Asian Games

It was a golden Sunday twice over for the Philippines as Filipino-Japanese Yuka Saso powered the country to a sweep of individual and team honors in a nerve-wracking final round in the 18th Asian Games golf competition at the Pondok Indah Golf and Country Club course.

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Fernandez suffers KO loss at hands of Iraqi foe

Incheon Asian Games bronze medalist Mario Fernandez crashed out of the medal race Saturday night, suffering a disappointing third-round knockout at the hands of virtually unknown Jaafar Abdulridha Ali Al Sudani of Iraq in the preliminaries of the Men’s Bantamweight (56kg) Boxing Competitions of the 18thAsian Games here Saturday night. 

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Ochoa Cops Bronze in All-Filipino Clash with Napolis

Margarita “Meggie” Ochoa emerged victorious in an all-Philippine battle for third place with Jenna Kaila Napolis in ju-jitsu’s newaza women’s -49 kgs class to add another bronze—the sixth—to the country’s coffers in the 18th Asian Games.

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Dumaan, Loon Assured of Pencak Silat Bronze Medals

Southeast Asian Games gold medalist Dines Dumaan and Jefferson Rhey Loon whipped their separate quarterfinal foes on Friday to book their spots in the semifinals to assure themselves of bronze medals in the 18th Asian Games pencak silat tournament at the Pencak Silat TMII hall here.

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Yulo Winds Up Seventh in Floor Exercise Finale

Carlos Yulo entered the men’s floor exercise final of gymnastics as the top-ranked athlete but wound up second to last—no thanks to a daring routine he couldn’t complete—to bomb out of a podium finish in the 18th Asian Games on Thursday night at the Jakarta International Expo here on Thursday.

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Pinoy Bowlers Continue Medal Search

The Philippines’ quest for a medal in 18th Asian Games bowling remained elusive for the second straight day on Thursday as the No. 1 team of Kenneth Chua, Merwin Tan and Enzo Hernandez wound up in 10th place in men’s trios at the Jakabaring Bowling Center here.

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