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Gilas Pilipinas U16 squad makes waves in Asian tourney

Gilas Pilipinas U16 squad makes waves in Asian tourney

As far as Patrick Aquino is concerned, the Gilas Pilipinas women’s team competing in the Fiba U16 Women’s Asian Championship Division B has not accomplished anything yet. “There’s still two games to play,” he told the Inquirer on Monday via [...]

June 28, 2022 Sports
Ginebra hands San Miguel first loss in PBA Philippine Cup

Ginebra hands San Miguel first loss in PBA Philippine Cup

The Barangay Ginebra Kings handed the San Miguel Beermen their first loss of the tournament, 75-72, in the PBA Season 47 Philippine Cup on Friday night at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City. Versatile big man Christian Standhardinger [...]

June 25, 2022 Sports
Curry, Warriors storm to seventh NBA crown

Curry, Warriors storm to seventh NBA crown

A dazzling performance from Stephen Curry powered the Golden State Warriors to a seventh NBA Finals crown on Thursday, securing a 103-90 victory over the Boston Celtics to clinch a 4-2 series triumph. Warriors talisman Curry produced yet another masterpiece [...]

June 22, 2022 Sports
Loman targets former champion Fernandes next

Loman targets former champion Fernandes next

Team Lakay bantamweight star Stephen Loman wants to take on former ONE champion Bibiano Fernandes in the hopes of getting a crack on the belt. “I’m more than 100 percent ready to fight for the title if they offer me [...]

June 8, 2022 Sports
Hidilyn retains weightlifting title

Hidilyn retains weightlifting title

HIDILYN Diaz emerged the winner in a battle of Olympic champions to retain her title in the 55-kilogram weightlifting category Friday in the 31st Southeast Asian Games in Hanoi, Vietnam. Diaz’s victory provided one of the three gold medals that [...]

May 21, 2022 Sports
Philippines’ Kurt Barbosa retains taekwondo gold

Philippines’ Kurt Barbosa retains taekwondo gold

Kurt Barbosa lived up to the expectations as he retained his gold in the male kyorugi under 54kg of the 31st Southeast Asian Games on Tuesday at Tay Ho Gymnasium in Vietnam. Barbosa, a 2020 Tokyo Olympian, got the best [...]

May 18, 2022 Sports
SEA Games: Carlos Yulo adds two more victories for five-gold haul SEA Games: Carlos Yulo adds two more victories for five-gold haul

Carlos Yulo adds two more victories for five-gold haul

CARLOS Yulo continued his supreme gold-winning form at the Hanoi SEA Games, as he added two golds and one silver at the Quan Ngua Sports Palace on Monday (16 May). The 22-year-old gymnast won in the men’s vault and horizontal [...]

May 17, 2022 Sports
Philippine kickboxers win 2 SEA Games golds

Philippine kickboxers win 2 SEA Games golds

It may have been Friday the 13th, but good fortune shone on Team Philippines in the 31st Southeast Asian Games with four gold medals added to the country’s haul here. Two of them came late as kickboxing competitions wrapped up [...]

May 14, 2022 Sports
SEA Games: Philippine medallists and medal table

SEA Games: Philippine medallists and medal table

Here are the medal winners from the Philippines, as well as the overall medal table for the Hanoi SEA Games. Check back daily for updates: Team Philippines Gold medallists (1) – Silat: Mary Francine Padios (women’s tunggal) Silver medallists (5) – [...]

May 13, 2022 Sports
SEA Games: PH men’s handball team bags silver medal

SEA Games: PH men’s handball team bags silver medal

The Philippines gave a tough fight before bowing to defending champion Vietnam 2-1, Tuesday night and settling for silver medal in the Southeast Asian Games men’s beach handball. The Filipinos took the first period, 18-14, fueling their upset bid against [...]

May 11, 2022 Sports