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SEA Games champs ready for Worlds
by Gerry Carpio - August 30, 2017 - 4:00pm
The 29th Southeast Asian Games came to a dramatic close for a Malaysian host that reigned supreme for the second time in 40 years and a staggering finish for a scrappy Philippine contingent for the second straight...
Tracksters, triathletes Team Philippines best in Games
by Gerry Carpio - August 30, 2017 - 4:00pm
The athletics team, with its five gold medals and 16 overall, and the triathlon squad, which made a rare 1-2, 1-2 sweep of the two individual events, emerged as the best performing multi-event sports among 37 disciplines...
Juico looks beyond SEAG to 2019 meet
by Gerry Carpio - August 29, 2017 - 4:00pm
If the Philippines’ bets are in peak shape for their events in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games in Manila, the Philippines may win a minimum of 12 gold medals from the 36-member athletic team that competed ...
Swimming needs new leadership
by Gerry Carpio - August 29, 2017 - 4:00pm
The swimming team took a bow from the Southeast Asian Games, its association and swimmers unsure of their future in a sport run by an absentee president.
Worst SEAG finish looms
by Gerry Carpio - August 28, 2017 - 4:00pm
A professional horseman from Florida gave Team Philippines its lone win and the 23rd gold in stirring showjumping jumpoff in equestrian, giving the country a dim prospect of a worst finish in the Southeast Asian...
Philippines stays at sixth with 4 more golds
by Gerry Carpio - August 27, 2017 - 4:00pm
The national anthem played yesterday in three huge halls of the Kuala Lumpur Convention where two billiards world champions, a teenage Fil-Japanese judoka, and a long-time taekwondo titleholder produced exciting...
Morrison claims taekwondo gold
by Gerry Carpio - August 27, 2017 - 4:00pm
Samuel Thomas Harper Morrison used his vast experience to pile up the winning points with his long turning kicks to put away Indonesian Dinggo Ardian Prayogo, 28-18, in an action-packed finale to claim the lightweight...
Fil-Am tanker takes 2nd silver
by Gerry Carpio - August 27, 2017 - 4:00pm
Fil-American James Deiparine finished second in the 50m breaststroke and became the only two-silver medalist from the Philippines at the close of swimming competitions at the National Aquatic Center at the Bukit...
Basketball gold lifts Philippines fading hopes
by Gerry Carpio - August 26, 2017 - 4:00pm
The Philippines took the fight out of an Indonesian five right from the start and retained the basketball crown, 94-55, the gold that mattered most for Filipinos struggling to make the Big 5 among 11 nations going...
Patrimonio yields to Thai top seed, settles for silver
by Gerry Carpio - August 26, 2017 - 4:00pm
A jittery but determined Anna Clarice Patrimonio lost to Thai champion Luksika Kumkhum in final duel delayed by the rains for 40 minutes, 6-0, 6-1, to settle for the silver at the close of the Southeast Asian tennis...
Black Friday shutout
by Gerry Carpio - August 25, 2017 - 4:00pm
The Philippines’ golden surge the past few days behind its achievers fizzled out amid the decisive romp of Thailand and Vietnam and the Nationals hurtled back to their roller-coaster ride with no golds snared...
How ABAP discovered Marvelous Marvin
by Gerry Carpio - August 25, 2017 - 4:00pm
When Ed Picson, executive director of the boxing association, received an email in April from a Fil-British who was inquiring about the possibility of joining the national team, he did not give the message much...
Taekwondo jins brace for 4-gold bid in SEAG
by Gerry Carpio - August 25, 2017 - 4:00pm
A pumped up taekwondo team bannered by four defending champions – the poomsae squad and kyorugi (combat) champions Pauline Lopez, Kirstie Elaine Alora and Samuel Thomas Harper Morrison – begins its medal...
Rampagin’ tracksters buck odds, capture four golds
by Gerry Carpio - August 24, 2017 - 4:00pm
The track and field team capped a week of surprises for a Philippine contingent scraping the bottom  in search of gold on various fronts  in the halfway mark of the 29th Southeast Asian Game...
Gone in 21 seconds
by Gerry Carpio - August 24, 2017 - 4:00pm
Fil-British light heavyweight John Tupas Marvin loaded and fired, loaded and fired, deadly combinations in 21 seconds of the first round.
Fastest boxing stoppage keys 5-gold run
by Gerry Carpio - August 24, 2017 - 4:00pm
In less than 25 seconds, the Philippines ended more than 25 years of medal drought in the light heavyweight division as a Fil-British member of the British Army scored the fastest victory in amateur boxing in...
2 late athletic golds avert Philippines shutout
by Gerry Carpio - August 23, 2017 - 4:00pm
Team Philippines lost the momentum of its golden romp the day before and was staring at a gold-less day until athletics’ Trenten Anthony Beram and Aris Toledo delivered late in the night in the 29th Southeast...
Officials bewail ‘setup’ to dethrone Cray
by Gerry Carpio - August 23, 2017 - 4:00pm
Fil-American Eric Shaun Cray did not have a Chinaman’s chance to win the gold medal in the most prestigious event of the SEA Games – the century dash – as he had to run it barely one hour and half...
Fil-Brit lucky charm for Philippine boxing squad
by Gerry Carpio - August 23, 2017 - 4:00pm
Fil-British John Tupas Marvin, who has some experience fighting in competitions in the British Army, will be the lucky charm of the Philippine team, which is now down from the original six to three bets for...
Hurt Obiena eager to compete in Kuala Lumpur
by Gerry Carpio - August 23, 2017 - 4:00pm
Athletics president Philip Ella Juico said pole vaulter Ernest John Obiena, who suffered a left knee injury in training in Manila before his departure for Malaysia, was given the nod to compete in the Southeast Asian...
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