BEIJING - Lion dancers swayed and confetti canons erupted on Friday as news came that Beijing would become the first city to host both the summer and winter Olympics.Local residents praised their city's winning bid to host the 2022 Winter ...
Jul 31, 2015
THE Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) expressed confidence the country is capable of hosting the 2019 Southeast Asian Games without having to build new facilities, banking on the Filipinos' 'managerial expertise' to get the job done.POC vice-president Joey ...
Jul 11, 2015
BAGUIO, Mandaluyong, and La Union claimed two gold medals each at the close of boxing competitions in the 2015 Philippine National Games (PNG) at the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex.Renner Metra beat Jose Perez of Tayabas via technical knockout in the second ...
Jul 7, 2015
IRISH Wong swept the women's individual time trial events in cycling competition of the Philippine National Games (PNG) in Pililia, Rizal.Wong won the 10-km ITT with a time of 28 minutes, 39 seconds on her way to ruling both ...
Jul 6, 2015
THE Philippines' chef de mission to the Southeast Asian Games believes the Filipino athletes can bag a total of 50 gold medals in the multi-sport showpiece next month in Singapore.The country won only 29 gold medals in the 2013 meet ...
May 19, 2015
THE Filoil Flying V Arena is set to undergo renovation after the San Juan City government turned over the management and operations of the arena to the Homegrown Olympic Management Enterprises (HOME), also known as Filoil Flying V Sports.HOME official Joey ...
Apr 30, 2015
DAVAO del Norte - If he can keep his city safe, there's no reason why Rodrigo Duterte can't do the same for an entire province during a national sports event.The Davao City Mayor assured the safety of over 15,000 ...
Apr 22, 2015
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - A struggling sports arena that was home to the New Jersey Devils and the New Jersey Nets and was a frequent haunt of rocker Bruce Springsteen is set to close.New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority officials voted ...
Jan 16, 2015
THE country's chief of mission for the Southeast Asian Games believes the Philippines will surpass its seventh-place finish two years ago and can go as high as fourth place in the next conclave in Singapore."We will be better than ...
Jan 13, 2015
DENVER - U.S. Olympic leaders surprisingly cast their future with Boston, hoping a compact, college-centric bid will overshadow the city's organized protest group and convince international voters to bring the Summer Games to America after a 28-year gap. ...
Jan 9, 2015
INCHEON, Korea-The Filipino boxers' familiarity with their 17th Asian Games foes could work for or against them.But the actual battles which begin Wednesday do not rattle the boxers at all as they came here prepared."We're ready," declared head ...
Sep 22, 2014
INCHEON, South Korea - A tiny team with big hopes proudly raises its colors on Thursday at the sprawling Incheon Asian Games Athletes Village to officially announce its presence alongside the region's big sporting guns.Chief of Mission Ricardo "Richie" Garcia, the ...
Sep 17, 2014
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama says the Special Olympics and its athletes represent values like pride, dignity and teamwork that offer lessons for all people.Obama is marking the 46th anniversary of the Special Olympics with a dinner and celebration at the White ...
Aug 1, 2014
TAIWANESE rider Feng Chun Kai took stage honors, while local bet Cris Joven kept the overall lead after Stage Three of the Ronda Pilipinas International 2014 on Monday.The 25-year-old Feng, the reigning Chinese Taipei national champion, finished the 144. ...
Feb 3, 2014
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