AN Olympic gold and a world middleweight title.Those are two major goals in the bucket list of Filipino fighter Eumir Felix Marcial after bagging a bronze medal in the just concluded Tokyo Olympics.Although he's now expected to concentrate on ...
Aug 10, 2021
THE top Filipino coach who worked the corners of Leopoldo Serrantes and brothers Roel and Mansueto Velasco when they won Olympic medals for the country is gone.Former national boxing coach Gregorio 'George' Caliwan suffered a heart attack and died at the ...
May 21, 2021
GENEBERT Basadre, a bemedalled member of the Philippine amateur boxing team, has died days after collapsing in a basketball pick-up game. He was 35.The bronze medalist of the 2006 Asian Games in Doha, Qatar collapsed at home after a pick- ...
Apr 25, 2021
ONE of the country's Olympic heroes is currently confined in a hospital due to serious illnesses.Boxer Leopoldo Serantes, who won a bronze medal in the 1988 Seoul Olympics, is in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Philippine Veterans Hospital ...
Jan 20, 2021
IT was 66 years in the making, but worth the wait.On Sunday, the great Antonio 'Tony' Genato's Philippine jersey No. 13 was formally raised to the rafters and a marker honoring him was unveiled at the Bahay Alamat in ...
Sep 20, 2020
ERNEST John Obiena posted a season's best to clinch the bronze in the IAAF Diamond League in Monaco early Saturday (Manila time).The Filipino pole vaulter cleared the bar at 5.70 meters in his second attempt to finish third in ...
Aug 15, 2020
DIVINE Wally joined the Filipinos who assured themselves of at least a silver medal as they trumped their respective foes in sanda in the wushu competitions of the 30th Southeast Asian Games Monday at World Trade Center.Wally, a bronze medalist in ...
Dec 2, 2019
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BANKO moved a step closer to the bronze medal, defeating Motolite, 25-23, 25-23, 25-18, in Game One of the best-of-three battle for third series of the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference at The Arena in San Juan ...
Nov 6, 2019
CIGNAL captured the bronze medal of the Philippine Superliga Invitational Conference after cruising to a 25-22, 25-15, 25-17 victory over Foton on Thursday at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City.Following a heartbreaking three-set loss to F2 ...
Oct 17, 2019
DOHA, Qatar - This was yet another instance of every second counting for Spanish hurdler Orlando Ortega.This time, it wasn't about clearing hurdles but weaving through traffic.Notified he would be receiving an extra bronze medal after an appeal, Ortega hailed ...
Oct 4, 2019
SISI Rondina delivered five of the last six points in the fifth set as Petron survived Foton, 28-26, 25-27, 25-21, 24-26, 15-12, to settle for the bronze medal in the Philippine Superliga All-Filipino Conference on Saturday ...
Aug 24, 2019
GILAS Pilipinas Womens claimed the bronze medal in the 2019 Fiba 3x3 U-18 Asia Cup with a 14-11 squeaker over China Saturday in Cyberjaya, Malaysia.With the game tied at 11, Kristine Cayabyab got the putback with 55 seconds remaining. ...
Aug 24, 2019
JAKARTA - Carlo Paalam beat Temirtas Zhussupov of Kazakhstan, 4-1, in their men's light flyweight contest to advance to the semifinals ofthe boxing competitions of the 18th Asian Games at the Jakarta International Expo.Judges from Japan, Azerbaijan, and Australia scored ...
Aug 29, 2018
JAKARTA - Pauline Lopez won taekwondo's third bronze in the 2018 Asian Games after reaching the semifinals in her weight class at the Jakarta Convention Center.Lopez had an impressive run in the women's -57kg weight class but settled for the ...
Aug 21, 2018
JEONGSEON, South Korea - Lindsey Vonn cast a quick glance toward the sky after finishing what was likely her final Olympic downhill run, shrugged her shoulders at seeing her time and shook a friendly index finger at her good friend.No one could ...
Feb 21, 2018
KUALA LUMPUR - The Philippines ended the 29th Southeast Asian Games women's volleyball campaign with a 27-25, 22-25, 20-25, 21-25 loss to Vietnam in the bronze medal match on Sunday at the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition ...
Aug 27, 2017
KUALA LUMPUR - Third time still wasn't a charm for hard luck Jasmine Alkhaldi, who bagged the bronze medal anew in the women's 100-meter freestyle race in the 29th Southeast Asian Games swimming competition at the National Aquatic Center on ...
Aug 24, 2017
ARCHERY produced another bronze medal for the Philippines on Wednesday as athletes begin to arrive in Kuala Lumpur with the official start of the 2017 Southeast Asian Games drawing near.Paul Merton Dela Cruz captured his second bronze medal in this year&# ...
Aug 17, 2017
THAILAND finished its Southeast Asian Basketball Association (Seaba) Championship campaign on a high note, turning back Singapore, 67-57, on Wednesday night to assure itself of the bronze medal.The Thais built an early lead before holding off a late rally by ...
May 17, 2017
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan - The last two remaining Filipino boxers in the ASBC Asian Elite Men's Championships both lost in heart-breaking fashion in the semifinal round of the tournament here Friday.Rogen Ladon started off smoking hot, scoring a barrage of ...
May 6, 2017
Standing on one good leg and weighed down by sheer lack of support, Josephine Medina soldiered on to make history with a bronze-medal finish in table tennis at the 2016 Rio Paralympic GamesSHE only has one good leg to stand on ...
Feb 4, 2017
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