TOKYO - Philippine boxing's three medalists at the Tokyo Olympics got a pleasant surprise on Sunday as the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) announced that each one would get a house and lot in Tagaytay each.POC president Bambol Tolentino announced that ...
Aug 8, 2021
TOKYO - Featherweight Nesthy Petecio methodically tore apart Arias Castaneda of Colombia, 5-0, in their featherweight quarterfinal on Wednesday to assure Team Philippines of a second medal at the Tokyo Olympics.Launching into a tactical fight against a game but outclassed Colombian, ...
Jul 28, 2021
EUMIR Marcial advanced to the semifinals of the ASBC Asian Elite Men's and Women's Boxing Championships without hardly a sweat.After earning a bye in the preliminaries, the Tokyo Olympic-bound Filipino was declared a walk over winner against Otgonbaatar ...
May 27, 2021
SUBIC, Zambales - The Philippines settled for the bronze in the beach handball as the 30th Southeast Asian Games comes to a close on Wednesday at the converted Subic Tennis Court.The host country, which bowed to Thailand, 18-19, 16-21, captured ...
Dec 11, 2019
THE long wait is over for Timor Leste as the country finally nailed a medal in the 30th Southeast Asian Games.The distinction belongs to taekwondo jin Imbrolia De Araujo Dos Reis Amorin, who placed third in the women's -57kg division ...
Dec 9, 2019
A STOMACH illness held Alyssa Valdez to her worst performance in the 30th Southeast Asian Games women's volleyball competition.Valdez saw action the whole first set but played sparingly in the last three frames as the Nationals fell to Indonesia, ...
Dec 7, 2019
THE Philippine bowling team finally made its breakthrough in the 30th Southeast Asian Games as the men's squad won silver medal and the women a bronze in the Team of 4 on Friday at the Coronado Lanes in Starmall EDSA.After ...
Dec 6, 2019
SUBIC - The Philippines settled for a pair of bronze medals in beach volleyball in the 30th Southeast Asian Games on Friday at the converted Subic Tennis Court here.The Philippines' Jaron Requinton and Jude Garcia beat Kingsley Tai and Ray Meng Trevis ...
Dec 6, 2019
EFREN 'Bata' Reyes bowed out of the one-carom cushion semifinals when he lost to Dinh Hai Ngo of Vietnam, 100-14, on Friday in the 30th Southeast Asian Games at the Manila Tent Hall.Reyes never got his rhythm in the ...
Dec 6, 2019
JAKARTA - Rogen Ladon gave the Philippines a timely lift on a medal-less day for the contingent on Tuesday in the 18th Asian Games.The 2016 Olympian beat Kazakhstan's Azat Mahmetov by the skin of his teeth in the men's ...
Aug 28, 2018
JAKARTA - The Philippines continued to slide down in the medal tally in the 18th Asian Games as the country only won one bronze on Day Seven on Saturday here.Daniel Caluag captured a bronze medal in the men's BMX final on ...
Aug 25, 2018
JAKARTA - The Philippines lost to Chinese Taipei, 3-2, on Wednesday in a match that would have assured the Blu Girls their first-ever bronze in the Asian Games.Lai Mengting brought home the winning run for the Taiwanese to pick up ...
Aug 22, 2018
JAKARTA - Divine Wally settled for a bronze medal after losing to Mansoryan Samiroumi Elaheh of Iran, 2-1, in the semifinal of the women's sanda -52kg in the 2018 Asian Games wushu competition at the Jakarta International Expo.The 23-year- ...
Aug 22, 2018
JAKARTA - Divine Wally beat Petriwi Selviah of Indonesia on Tuesday night to clinch at least a bronze medal in the 18th Asian Games wushu competitions at the Jakarta International Expo.Wally dominated her opponent from the host country, 7-2, in their ...
Aug 22, 2018
JAKARTA - The wushu team added a third bronze medal to the Philippines' tally in the 2018 Asian Games on Monday courtesy of Agatha Chrystenzen Wong.Wong finished third in the women's taolu with a score of 19.36, joining Lindswell ...
Aug 20, 2018
HIDILYN Diaz snared a bronze medal in the women's 53kg division of the 2017 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championship in Anaheim, California on Thursday (Friday, Manila time).The three-time Olympian was sixth in the snatch with 86 kg but ...
Dec 1, 2017
MOSCOW - A Russian cross-country skier who won a bronze medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics has denied he's an informer for the World Anti-Doping Agency after two teammates who finished ahead of him were banned.Ilya Chernousov finished ...
Nov 12, 2017
LONDON - Four years later, Natasha Hastings and her teammates got the gold medal. What they'll never get back is the night they came in second.Before the start of world championships on Friday (Saturday, Manila time), the US 4x400-meter ...
Aug 5, 2017
RIO DE JANEIRO - Hot favorite Almaz Ayana suddenly slumped in the final stages, allowing Vivian Cheruiyot of Kenya to surge past and win the women's 5,000 meters in an Olympic record on Friday (Saturday, Manila time).That gave Cheruiyot ...
Aug 20, 2016
BANGKOK - The Netherlands pulled off a come from behind victory over Russia, 18-25, 23-25, 30-28, 25-21, 15-9, on Sunday to salvage the bronze medal in the 2016 FIVB World Women's Grand Prix at Huamark Indoor Stadium. ...
Jul 10, 2016
SINGAPORE - Marie Alexis Sy, Lara Posadas and Maria Arles won bronze in women's trios on Thursday at the Orchid Bowl of the Orchid Country Club, bowling's first medal in the 28th Southeast Asian Games.Sy rolled 1195 pinfalls, Posadas made ...
Jun 11, 2015
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