TOKYO - Team Philippines physician Randy Molo has a golden rule for delegation members in the first Olympics Games held during a pandemic."Wear your mask, maintain social distance. If you have to talk unmasked, do so for less than 15 minutes and ...
6 days ago
SUBDUED. Spectator-less. And still outside the Olympic stadium, protesters still making their voices heard as the world's biggest sporting event kicks off in the midst of a pandemic.But for all the formidable obstacles and restrictions, the Olympic opening ceremony ...
6 days ago
TOKYO - Top medal hopes Caloy Yulo and Nesthy Petecio lead out Team Philippines in the first full day of competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.Nesthy Petecio makes his debut in the Olympic stage when she takes on Marcelat Sakobi Matshu of ...
Jul 23, 2021
IN keeping with the subdued mood in the Tokyo Olympics, Team Philippines won't be wearing anything fancy for Friday's opening ceremony at the New National Stadium.Delegation officials said the six officials and the few athletes that will ...
Jul 22, 2021
TOKYO - Team Philippines dealt with its first Covid-19 crisis in the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday, making the decision to send home a coach to mitigate the risk on all Filipino athletes and coaches staying in the Athletes Village.Philippine Olympic Committee ( ...
Jul 22, 2021
TOKYO - Team Philippines counted down the final hours leading up to the Tokyo Olympics growing in confidence by the day, raising hope for the country's first multi-medal finish in almost a century in the history of the quadrennial conclave. ...
Jul 21, 2021
THE 30th Southeast Asian Games will be deferred for next year after Vietnam decided to postpone its hosting of the biennial meet.The formal announcement was made on Thursday after a virtual SEA Games Federation Council meeting attended by Philippine Olympic Committee ( ...
Jul 8, 2021
PHILIPPINE Swimming has confirmed two more Olympians in the growing Philippine delegation to the world games.With the qualification period for swimming now over, PSI president Lailani Velasco has confirmed that Luke Gebbie and Remedy Rule have secured their Olympic berths thanks ...
Jul 2, 2021
THE COVID-19 pandemic notwithstanding, Philippine sports was not lacking in sports heroes in 2020.Take a bow, Filipino athletes, officials, and the entire local sports community.While the uncertainty of the time initially put the sporting world to a stop, people ...
Dec 26, 2020
WE win as one.Living up to the mantra of the 30th Southeast Asian Games, the 1,115-strong Team Philippines delivered one of the proudest moments in local sports history when it reclaimed the overall championship of the region's biggest ...
Feb 24, 2020
COUNT on the Filipino athletes to deliver when the going gets tough.Amid the distractions and doubts hovering Team Philippines' preparations and campaign in the 30th Southeast Asian Games, the Filipinos remained poised and kept their focus on the task at hand, ...
Jan 20, 2020
TWO world champions, a legendary icon that continues to defy Father Time, an Asian kingpin, and the pinnacle of the Southeast Asian Games.Philippine sports hasn't had as big a blast than it had in the year 2019.Humble gymnast Carlos ...
Dec 30, 2019
THE stunning result of the recent Southeast Asian Games that saw the Philippines win 149 gold medals and capture its first overall championship since 2005 may have changed Philippine sports forever. Because all those victories have shown us that sporting glory does ...
Dec 21, 2019
THREE sheets of bond paper contained the formula that led to the Philippines' amazing rise from sixth to overall champion at the 30th Southeast Asian Games.These sheets of paper were filled with notes scribbled over time by Abraham 'Bambol&# ...
Dec 13, 2019
NEW CLARK CITY - Team Philippines fulfilled its promise and emerged as the king of the biggest Southeast Asian Games in history.For the past two weeks, the 1,400-strong Filipino contingent battled and competed against the best and the finest in ...
Dec 12, 2019
NEW CLARK CITY - Team Philippines finally broke the 100-gold barrier in the 30th Southeast Asian Games for the first time in a decade following a deluge of gold medals in different fronts on a Sunday to remember.With wakeboarding and surfing ...
Dec 8, 2019
NEW CLARK CITY - The overalll title already in the bag, Team Philippines is aiming higher in the 30th Southeast Asian Games.Krisitna Knott and EJ Obiena churned out record-breaking performances in track and field that highlighted the most productive day for ...
Dec 7, 2019
NEW CLARK CITY - The men's 4x100-meter freestyle relay, Remedy Rule, Chloe Kennedy Anne Isleta were the bright spots for Team Philippines on the pool Friday night in the 30th Southeast Asian Games.The quartet of Luke Michael Gebbie, Maurice Sacho ...
Dec 7, 2019
NEW CLARK CITY - Team Philippines is getting closer and closer to the inevitable.The Filipino bets continue their assault on the battlefront and captured seven more gold medals on Friday to keep the fire burning in the 30th Southeast Asian Games.Victories ...
Dec 6, 2019
NEW CLARK CITY - Squash finally earned an elusive gold in the Southeast Asian Games, beating Singapore in the mixed team championship round on Friday night at the Manila Polo Club in Makati.The team of Jemyca Aribado, Robert Garcia, and Raymark Begornia ...
Dec 6, 2019
NEW CLARK CITY - Team Philippines further pounced on the overall championship of the 30th Southeast Asian Games as the ladies took by striking golds in various disciplines on Thursday.Asian Games gold medal-winning skateboarder Margielyn Didal and Olympic judoka hopeful Kiyomi ...
Dec 5, 2019
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