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Phisgoc welcomes Ajinomoto as 30th SEA Games sponsor

The Philippine South East Asian Games Organizing Committee (PHISGOC) recently received a commitment of support from Ajinomoto for the hosting of the 30th South East Asian Games Philippines 2019. PHISGOC Chairperson Alan Peter Cayetano said the partnership with...

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PH billiards team sets open tryouts for SEA Games

The Billiard Sports Confederation of the Philippines (BSCP) will hold an elimination and qualifying tournament from March 11-March 29 at the Gameball training center on the second floor of the Sports Medicine building at the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex, Malate,...

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Go For Gold basketball coaches convention set March 22-24

Around 1,500 coaches from 105 cities all over the country are joining the Go for Gold National Coaches Convention organized by the National Basketball Training Center (NBTC). Current Ateneo de Manila University and former Gilas Pilipinas head coach Tab Baldwin and...

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Pinoy tracksters test mettle of foreign bets in PH Open

Ilagan City—Top track bets from here and abroad show their wares today when the 2019 Ayala Philippine Athletics Championships fire off here at the Ilagan City Sports Complex. Athletes from Singapore, Malaysia and Sri Lanka battle it out on the field against tracksters...

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POC top brass attends Olympic Council of Asia Congress

Photo Caption: POC President Ricky Vargas with OCA President Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fatah Al-Sabah at the 38th OCA Congress in Bangkok, March 3, 2019. A 4-man Philippine Olympic Committee delegation composed of President Ricky Vargas, Chairman Abraham Tolentino,...

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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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18th Asian Games 2018 News

Wally Saves Philippines with Bronze Finish

Divine Wally salvaged a bronze from wushu’s women’s -52 kgs of sanda late Wednesday night to prevent what could have been a first medal-less day for the Philippines in the 18th Asian Games.

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Bowlers End Up 7th in Women’s Trios

The top Philippine troika of Liza del Rosario, Lara Posadas and Alexis Sy were derailed by the morning lane conditions and could  muster only seventh place at the start of the 18th Asian Games bowling championships at the ultra-modern Jakabaring Sports City Bowling Center here on Wednesday.

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PH Dragon Boat Team Assured Extra Day of Practice

Deputy chef de mission (CDM) Manny Cabili assured Philippine Canoe Kayak Dragon Boat Federation president Jonne Go on Wednesday that the dragon boat team will get an extra day of practice before the 18th Asian Games competitions start here on Saturday.

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Unang Asiad Lifting Gold ng Pilipinas Dale ni Diaz!

Winakasan na ni Hidilyn Diaz ang halos pitong dekadang pagkauhaw sa gold medal, at 48 taong tagtuyot sa medalya ng Pilipinas nang ideliber niya kagabi ang buena-manong gold sa 18th Asian Games 2018 sa kasagsagang ginaganap na 18th Asian Games 2018 sa pangunahing lungsod na ito ng Indonesia.

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Vargas Ecstatic over Diaz Gold Medal

Statement of POC president Ricky Vargas on Hidilyn Diaz's victory: “ I’m overjoyed by Hidilyn’s victory. I was entering a meeting with some Asean sports leaders when I got the news and I needed a few moments to compose myself before I went in. I was overcome by...

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Diaz Captures First PH Gold Medal in Asian Games

Hidilyn Diaz won gold in women’s 53 kgs of weightlifting to the delight of a Team Philippines that settled for bronze medals in each of the first three days of competitions in various fronts on Tuesdsay night in the Jakarta Palembang 18th Asian Games.

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PH Basketball Squad Yields to China

A two-week-old Philippine team nearly pulled off a Great Wall-sized upset on China, yielding a close 80-82 setback to the favorites in the 2018 Asian Games men’s basketball competition at the Gelora Bung Karno Basketball here on Tuesday night.

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Lopez Nails Fourth Bronze Medal

Another bronze medal fell into the Philippine coffers courtesy of taekwondo’s Pauline Louise Lopez and the hastily formed men’s basketball team gave mighty China a scare on Tuesday in the 18th Asian Games.

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PH Captures 2 Poomsae Bronze Medals on Day 1

The Philippine men’s and women’s taekwondo poomsae teams settled for bronze medals after yielding to traditional powerhouses during their semifinal matches at the start of the taekwondo competitions in the 18th Asian Games at the Jakarta Convention Center (JCC) Assembly Hall here on Sunday.

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