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Gilas women just getting started
by Olmin Leyba - December 13, 2019 - 12:00am
The victory of the Gilas Pilipinas men’s team in the Southeast Asian Games was par for the course but for their female counterparts, it’s a glorious moment forever etched in memory and a good springboard...
30th sea games Philippines athletes No. 1 in Olympic sports
by Olmin Leyba - December 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Team Philippines dominated a Southeast Asian Games that featured indigenous and non-Olympic sports, but if you strip the competition down to Olympic events, the hosts still emerged No. 1 among the 11 member cou...
Cone: Southeast Asia catching up
by Olmin Leyba - December 12, 2019 - 12:00am
The Philippines remains perched in its position as the undisputed king of Southeast Asian Games basketball but Gilas Pilipinas coach Tim Cone urged Filipino cagers to stay on their toes with regional rivals becoming...
Flying marks for tracksters
by Olmin Leyba - December 12, 2019 - 12:00am
Filipino tracksters emerged as the most productive members of the triumphant Team Philippines in the 30th Southeast Asian Games, collaring 30 medals overall spiked by 11 golds and a slew of record-breaking perf...
Pinay dribblers eye elusive gold vs Thais
by Olmin Leyba - December 10, 2019 - 12:00am
Gilas Pilipinas women sets out to finally come out of the shadows of its more illustrious male counterparts when it battles Thailand for the SEA Games gold medal tonight at the MOA Arena.
Brave men spikers soldier on
by Olmin Leyba - December 10, 2019 - 12:00am
The script was altered at the last minute. The lead stars and the supporting cast are now out of the picture.
Ochoa leads 3-gold attack in jiu-jitsu
by Olmin Leyba - December 10, 2019 - 12:00am
World champion Meggie Ochoa spearheaded the Philippine charge in jiu-jitsu where it hauled three gold medals yesterday in the 30th Southeast Asian Games at the Laus Group Events Center here.
Philippine boxers deliver 7 golds
by Olmin Leyba - December 10, 2019 - 12:00am
Middleweight Eumir Felix Marcial couldn’t have chosen a better way to put the punctuation mark to the Philippine boxing team’s domination of 30th Southeast Asian Games via a smashing knockout.
Full steam ahead for Philippine Boxers
by Olmin Leyba - December 10, 2019 - 12:00am
Filipino boxers, on a high after reclaiming supremacy in the 30th Southeast Asian Games, won’t be resting on their laurels especially with next year’s Tokyo Olympics high on their agenda.
Cash incentives await Filipino medalists
by Olmin Leyba - December 10, 2019 - 12:00am
Members of Team Philippines responsible for the record haul in the 30th SEA Games are set to get their due recognition and big payoff amounting to over P100 million on Dec. 18 in a ceremony President Duterte himself...
Gilas’ gift to nation – cage domination
by Olmin Leyba - December 10, 2019 - 12:00am
Basketball-crazy Philippines was picking gold medals right and left in the 30th Southeast Asian Games, and it’s just fitting that Gilas Pilipinas joined the massive gold rush.
Karate champ laments coach act
by Olmin Leyba - December 9, 2019 - 12:00am
Junna Tsukii won the Southeast Asian Games gold medal in karatedo but instead of being in cloud nine, the Fil-Japanese is feeling miserable.
Gilas vows to get past Toroman, Indons
by Olmin Leyba - December 9, 2019 - 12:00am
Gilas Pilipinas switches to full-automatic fire as it eyes its familiar spot at this stage of the Southeast Asian Games the gold medal match at the expense of a semifinal opponent coached by a familiar face Rajko...
Columbian drafts Go, Adams; Blackwater tabs Shaw, Suerte
by Olmin Leyba - December 9, 2019 - 12:00am
Columbian Dyip picked hot-shooting Fil-Am Roosevelt Adams as No. 1 pick in the PBA Rookie Draft yesterday, setting up a fiery combo with top rookie CJ Perez in next year’s wars.
PBA Draft: Adams, Go lead aspirants
by Olmin Leyba - December 8, 2019 - 12:00am
Sixty-seven hopefuls led by Gilas prospects and Fil-Am Roosevelt Adams take the first step to their dreamed stint in the PBA as they offer themselves for selection in today’s two-part PBA Rookie Draft at Robinson’s...
Gilas rampages to 3rd win
by Olmin Leyba - December 8, 2019 - 12:00am
Nothing earthshaking, just Gilas Pilipinas performing a routine execution of a lightweight opponent and sweeping its way to the Southeast Asian Games semifinals.
Pinay gymnast survives cancer, clinches gold
by Olmin Leyba - December 8, 2019 - 12:00am
Already a champion by winning her battle with the Big C, young Filipina gymnast Daniela Reggie dela Pisa continued to show her indomitable spirit and now, she’s conquered the Southeast Asian Games.
Philippines obstacle racers go perfect
by Olmin Leyba - December 7, 2019 - 12:00am
The vaunted Philippine obstacle course racers brought out the broom in the 30th Southeast Asian Games yesterday and no one could be happier than Mervin Guarte, who sealed the hosts’ perfect six-of-six campaign...
SEA Games darling Carlos Yulo moves to next target: Olympic gold
by Olmin Leyba - December 6, 2019 - 11:14am
Filipino gymnastics world champion Carlos Edriel "Caloy" Yulo sets out to bring his act to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after dazzling compatriots with his jaw-dropping two-gold, five-silver showing in the Southeast Asian...
Philippines belles get back at old rivals
by Olmin Leyba - December 6, 2019 - 12:00am
Gilas Pilipinas women cranked it up in the fourth quarter to edge past Indonesia, 63-56, for a winning start in the 30th Southeast Asian Games basketball competition last night at the MOA Arena.
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