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Uy claims bronze in Asian Athletics Championships

TEAM PHILIPPINES SOARS HIGHER WITH UY’S BRONZE Team Pilipinas Athletics wound up a notch higher with the sizzling performance of Natalie Uy in the women’s pole vault in the 23rd Asian Athletics Championships as she claimed the bronze medal by clearing a height of...

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Obiena sets new Asian record in pole vault

EJ Obiena snapped the country's 10-year medal drought after bagging gold in this year's Asian Athletics Championship. The 23-year-old registered 5.71 meters in the final round of the pole vault event Sunday in Doha, Qatar, edging out China's Zhang Wei and Huang Bokai....

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Tan bags Asian Youth bowl title

Philippine bowling is beginning to reap the dividends of hard labor in its youth program, with 19-year-old Merwin Tan winning the 20th Asian Youth Tenpin Bowling Championships late Saturday in Sarawak, Malaysia. “We are seeing our programs bear fruit,” said Alex Lim,...

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PH rugby squad faces Hong Kong in development series

Just last week, it was the Philippine Volcanoes who played on the world stage against Hong Kong, today the grassroots of each nation face off in a international development series, the prize, the First Pacific Cup. Philippine Rugby and Hong Kong Rugby have invested in...

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Malaysia bags team gold at close of 5th SEA Cup Squash tilt

MALAYSIA reasserted its mastery over Singapore, 3-1, last Saturday to bag the mixed team event title at the close of the 5th Southeast Asian Cup Squash Championships at the Kerry Sports courts inside the Shangri-la at The Fort Hotel in Taguig  City. Noor Ainaa Amanti...

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PH SEA Games launches volunteer program

House Deputy Speaker and sports advocate Pia S. Cayetano is encouraging young Filipinos from different provinces to volunteer and take part in the Philippines’ hosting of the 30th South East Asian (SEA) Games. The Philippine South East Asian Games Organizing Committee...

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Go For Gold PH riders brace for Asian Cycling Championships

The Go For Gold Philippines Continental Team is focused on developing its young riders in preparation for bigger races ahead. Some of these promising Go For Gold cyclists will be tested in the forthcoming Asian Road Cycling Championships 2019 on April 23-28 in...

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Miciano begins GM norm hunt in Mongolia Fide meet

John Marvin Miciano of Go For Gold Philippines will begin his quest for a grandmaster norm on Tuesday in the Eastern Asia Chess Championship in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. The 18-year-old Asian Youth chess champion is upbeat in the Fide-rated tournament that will run until...

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PH dancesport identifies SEA Games athletes

Sean Micha Aranar and Ana Leonila Nualla led all the qualified dance athletes for the 30th Southeast Asian Games late this year after topping their respective disciplines in the 2019 DanceSports Council of the Philippines Inc.’s (DSCPI) 1st quarter ranking and...

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Vargas restores order in POC

The Philippine Olympic Committee passed a resolution on Friday confirming the appointment of former Foreign Affairs secretary Alan Peter Cayetano as head of the organizing committee “solely for the purpose of the 2019 Southeast Asian Games” and authorizing POC...

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PH riders compete in PRUride

Filipino riders get another chance to earn valuable points in the hope of qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics with the holding of the PRUride PH 2019 road race in Subic from May 24 to 26. The three-day event is the first professional race to be staged by British life...

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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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