SHE'S sugar and spice, and everything nice. But behind the sweet image lies a tough warrior in charming young lady Pauline Lopez.The 19-year-old teener is one of the country's fast-rising stars in taekwondo and among the ...
Mar 10, 2016
INCHEON, Korea - If turning heads could win medals in the 17th Asian Games, the Philippines could have won two golds already.Pauline Louise Lopez, gold medalist in the 2013 Asian Youth Games in Nanjing, China, and one of the gold medal bets ...
Sep 28, 2014
NANJING - The Chef-De-Mission of the Philippine delegation to the 2nd Asian Youth Games couldn't ask for more following the country's impressive show in this oven-hot city over the last 10 days.Nathaniel "Tac" Padilla, a former youth ...
Aug 24, 2013
NANJING - Jurence Mendoza of the Philippines lost steam in the match that mattered most and settled for the silver medal in boys' tennis of the 2nd Asian Youth Games.The Filipino player was favored against Vietnam's Hoang Nam Ly but couldn' ...
Aug 23, 2013
NANJING - Pauline Lopez kicked her way to a gold medal in the 2nd Asian Youth Games after beating Fariza Aldangorova of Kazakshtan, 4-2, in the girls' 55 kg final on Thursday at the Longjian gymnasium.The 17-year-old Lopez, ...
Aug 22, 2013
NANJING - Fatigue finally caught up with the Philippine 3-on-3 basketball team as it squandered a huge lead before bowing to Iran, 16-14, in their quarterfinals match on Thursday evening in the 2nd Asian Youth Games.The Filipino dribblers, who ...
Aug 22, 2013
NANJING - When no one else was looking, taekwondo standout Francis Agojo won the silver medal for the Philippines as the 2nd Asian Youth Games entered its final days here.The student of Ateneo de Manila dished out his best in beating Malaysian ...
Aug 22, 2013
NANJING - Second seed Jurence Mendoza of the Philippines breezed past Hong Kit-wong of Hong Kong on Wednesday, 6-1, 6-2, to reach the semifinals of boys' tennis in the 2nd Asian Youth Games.The 17-year-old Mendoza got off ...
Aug 22, 2013
NANJING - The Philippines carded a remarkable gold-silver finish in girls' golf after Mia Legaspi and Princess Superal held off a tough field on Tuesday in the 2nd Asian Youth Games.The remarkable win for the Philippines in the toughest Asian tournament ...
Aug 20, 2013
NANJING, China - After the Fiba-Asia Championship, it's the Philippines vs. Iran all over again as the two countries clash in the quarterfinals of the 3-on-3 basketball competition of the 2nd Asian Youth Games.The intrepid Filipino trio of ...
Aug 20, 2013
NANJING - Mia Legaspi and Princess Superal continued to deliver under the punishing weather condition as the Philippines braced for a 1-2 finish in girls' golf in the 2nd Asian Youth Games here.Legaspi, who's just 14 years old, fired a ...
Aug 20, 2013
NANJING - As expected, basketball and golf provided the excitement for the Philippines' campaign in the 2nd Asian Youth Games as the shooting team suffered an early loss on Sunday at the Fangshan Shooting Hall.George Isaac Go, Patrick Ramirez, and Andrei Caracut ...
Aug 18, 2013
NANJING - The Philippines won two of three matches in badminton yesterday but had two bets in judo failing to land a medal in the first day of intense action in the second Asian Youth Games here.Lea Inlayo dropped the first set ...
Aug 17, 2013
NANJING - The Philippines gets its first crack at the medals in the second Asian Youth Games on Saturday when action goes full blast in different venues in and around this hot and humid city.The Games formally opened on Friday night with ...
Aug 16, 2013
NATHANIEL `Tac' Padilla, the country's chef de mission to the Asian Youth Games, hopes the inspiring performance of Gilas Pilipinas in the recent Fiba-Asia Championship, would rub off on the entire Philippine delegation to the weeklong meet set to kick ...
Aug 13, 2013
A TOTAL of 56 athletes from 12 different sports will make up the Philippine team that will vie in the second Asian Youth Games in Nanjing, China from August 16 to 24.Nathaniel 'Tac' Padilla, chef-de-mission of the ...
Jun 11, 2013
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