ONE OF the quirks of last year's Southeast Asian Games was the distance between the venues. To cherry-pick some examples: You had track and field in New Clark City in Capas, Tarlac. Surfing in San Juan, La Union. Dance sports ...
Feb 5, 2020
On December 11 last year, the Athletics Stadium at New Clark City was packed, with a crowd said to number around 15,000. From one of the northern access gates, thousands of athletes streamed in - runners, swimmers, skateboarders, footballers, shooters, archers, karatekas, ...
Jan 23, 2020
SEA Games gold medalist Roger Casogay joined the PBA crowd last Sunday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum to watch Game 3 of the ongoing PBA Governors' Cup Finals. He was accompanied by his Dutch fiance, Lisa Verweij. Casogay, who also won ...
Jan 17, 2020
With the 2020 Olympic Games just over the horizon, the Philippines will be looking to continue the success, and more importantly, the progress, that they achieved in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games.During this year's games, many familiar faces found themselves ...
Jan 2, 2020
INDIVIDUALS win awards, but teams win championships. It's a truth proven time and again, and this decade was no exception.We've seen our fair share of good teams, but only a few can call themselves great.Lucky for ...
Dec 28, 2019
This year marks the very first time that esports was included as part of the medal events in the Southeast Asian Games. This has put some well-deserved spotlight on the Philippines' talented esports athletes.Before 2019 ends, SPIN.ph lists ...
Dec 26, 2019
StarCraft II and Hearthstone were among the titles played in esports' debut at the 30th Southeast Asian Games held last December 5 to 10 at the Filoil Flying V Center in San Juan.Unlike the other crowd-drawing games, it was ...
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Dec 23, 2019
THE PBA rewarded members of the Gilas Pilipinas men's team with P100,000 each for winning the gold medal in the 30th Southeast Asian Games.PBA commissioner Willie Marcial said the cash incentive is for the basketball team as well as ...
Dec 19, 2019
PRESIDENT Duterte sought an increase in the national athletes' monthly allowances as well as additional funding for the country's preparation for the 2020 Olympics following what he described as the Southeast Asian Games 'success story.'Duterte made the assurance ...
Dec 18, 2019
JULIE Amos is cherishing the gold-medal win of Gilas Pilipinas Women in the 30th Southeast Asian Games, something that she wasn't able to do during her playing days.The assistant coach of the national women's team was a member ...
Dec 18, 2019
MEMBERS of the Philippine team that won medals in the 30th Southeast Asian Games were conferred with the 'Order of Lapu Lapu' by President Duterte for winning the overall championship in the biennial meet.The recognition was given during the courtesy call ...
Dec 18, 2019
Jaime de Lange just might make "naysh" a thing.It rhymes with "place", not with "nice", and it's short for "nation". De Lange uses it often. "Just representing my naysh is a real honor," he told SPIN Life, after he won ...
Dec 17, 2019
SOUTHEAST Asian Games now, Olympics is next.Buoyed by the success of the country's campaign in the recent 30th Southeast Asian Games, the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) hopes the same level of performance by the Filipino athletes would carry over to ...
Dec 17, 2019
ONE of the sports that quietly contributed to the success of Team Philippines in the 30th Southeast Asian Games was wakeboarding.Little has been heard from this sport during the magical 12 days of the biennial meet but wakeboarding netted two gold, ...
Dec 16, 2019
At the end of the Southeast Asian Games, Team Philippines conclusively dominated the regional competition with 149 golds, 117 silvers, and 120 bronzes.The dominance was rightly earned. An analysis by the Philippine Sports Institute showed that even looking at just Olympic ...
Dec 16, 2019
THE PBA and the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) honored on Sunday the Gilas Pilipinas Women for their gold medal victories in basketball and basketball 3x3 in the 30th Southeast Asian Games.PBA commissioner Willie Marcial, SBP special assistant to the president ...
Dec 15, 2019
PHILIPPINE Olympic Committee (POC) president Rep. Abraham "Bambol" Tolentino on Saturday announced extra incentives amounting close to P53 million for all Philippine medalists in the 30th Southeast Asian Games.Tolentino said he sought the help of sports patrons and members of Congress ...
Dec 14, 2019
DID the Philippines win the overall championship only because of the inclusion of several non-Olympic sports in the 30th Southeast Asian Games calendar?An analysis made by the Philippine Sports Institute, the training arm of the Philippine Sports Commission, showed the ...
Dec 13, 2019
MAR Prado has carved a reputation as one of the most lethal scorers in the amateurs today.The Adamson hotshot even scored 40 points this past UAAP Season 82, making her only the fourth player to breach that mark in the women&# ...
Dec 13, 2019
IT pained Clare Castro to miss out on the Gilas Pilipinas Women's campaign in the 2019 Fiba Women's Pre-Olympic Qualifying Tournament.The 22-year-old decided to pass up the chance and give her full focus to ...
Dec 13, 2019
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