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Go For Gold’s Grospe wins PRURide PH 2019 opening stage

Go For Gold’s Grospe wins PRURide PH 2019 opening stage

Ismael Grospe Jr. of Go For Gold Philippines Continental Cycling Team outsprinted Hyosuk Gong of LX Cycling Team Korea in the last 10 meters to win the first stage of the PRURide PH road race which started and ended in front of the Harbor Point Mall here. Grospe...

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SBP condemns referee stabbing in Olongapo

SBP condemns referee stabbing in Olongapo

The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) has expressed its dismay over a stabbing incident in Olongapo City over the weekend. A video footage that went viral on Sunday showed a player apparently stabbing a referee wearing an SBP uniform during a barangay league game...

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Blu Girls place 4th in Asia Cup, advance to Olympic qualifier

Blu Girls place 4th in Asia Cup, advance to Olympic qualifier

THE RP Blu Girls bowed to Chinese Taipei, 10-0, to finish fourth in the 2019 Asia Cup Women’s Softball Championship in Jakarta, Indonesia. Despite the loss, the Cebuana Lhuillier-backed softbelles still made it to the WBSC Softball Asia/Oceania 2019 Qualifying Event...

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SEA Games-bound PH volleyball team joins Spikers’ Turf

SEA Games-bound PH volleyball team joins Spikers’ Turf

The Philippine men’s volleyball team to the coming 30th Southeast Asian Games gets a baptism of fire when it competes in the Spikers’ Turf Reinforced Conference starting May 19 at the Paco Arena. Although the coach Dante Alinsunurin-mentored national team will play...

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PH women’s team eyes strong finish in Fiba 3×3 Asia Cup

PH women’s team eyes strong finish in Fiba 3×3 Asia Cup

Coach Pat Aquino is confident that he has the right tools to carry the Gilas Pilipinas women’s team to a strong finish in the FIBA 3x3 Asia Cup in Changsha, China from May 23-26. “These are the best players that we have,” said Aquino, program director of women’s...

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Top PH cyclists gear up for Le Tour de Filipinas

Top PH cyclists gear up for Le Tour de Filipinas

THE Tagaytay City climb and the winding roads leading to and from Donsol in Sorsogon are bound to test how well the 75 cyclists could adopt quickly and strongly to technical rides in the Le Tour de Filipinas that celebrates its 10th year from June 14 to 18. Stage One...

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Grospe mountain king in prestigious Vietnam race

Grospe mountain king in prestigious Vietnam race

The Go For Gold Developmental Cycling Team got tested in a series of punishing mountainous terrains and gallantly passed the grade in a challenging four-day bikathon in Vietnam. Ismael Grospe Jr. was named King of the Mountain in the prestigious Dien Bien Phu 2019...

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PH jins face world’s best in Manchester

PH jins face world’s best in Manchester

After an impressive ASEAN tournament win, the Philippines targets bigger success when it competes in the 2019 World Taekwondo Championships on May 11-20 in Manchester, United Kingdom. Six male and four female jins will carry the Smart/MVP Sports Foundation colors in...

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SBP targets Russia, Spain

SBP targets Russia, Spain

The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) is looking at a couple of friendly games with European powerhouses to prepare Gilas Pilipinas for the Fiba World Cup in China. “[We are] in touch with Andrei Kirilenko. He wants us to go to Russia,” said SBP president Al...

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New logos for SBP, Gilas unveiled

New logos for SBP, Gilas unveiled

The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas announced a repackaging of sorts on Wednesday night by revealing its new logo. A slight tweak of the old logo, SBP's new symbol, simply composed of the ball design used in the original one plus a new font on the letters. "The [new]...

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Duterte provides financial boost to SEA Games hosting

Duterte provides financial boost to SEA Games hosting

Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee (PHISGOC) Chair Alan Peter Cayetano thanked President Duterte and the Cabinet for their overwhelming support to boost the SEA games preparations and ensure the highest quality of hosting an international sports...

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SEA Games complex to be completed by end of August

SEA Games complex to be completed by end of August

The construction of the New Clark City Sports Complex, the main venue of the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games, will be completed by the end of August, Malacañang said on Tuesday. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said the Philippine SEA Games Organizing...

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18th Asian Games 2018 News
Paalam Makes It 2 Sure Bronzes for PH Boxing

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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