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Hidilyn sees tough competition ahead

Hidilyn sees tough competition ahead

By WAYLON GALVEZ Rio Olympics silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz still expects tough competition even without Thailand weightlifters in the 30th Southeast Asian Games. Thailand’s weightlifting association voluntarily suspended its athletes due to doping issues since the world championship in Pattaya last September and that will continue in the biennial meet set Nov. 30 to Dec. […]

Obiena leads track gold bets  in SEA Games

BY NICK GIONGCO Spiked with talent from overseas, athletics chief Philip Juico announced that host Philippines is banking on six solid gold medal bets in its quest to better its previous performance when the 30th Southeast Asian Games scheduled Nov. 30 to Dec. 11. After producing five the last time in Kuala Lumpur in 2017, […]

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Mikee shrugs off fall, says he’ll be ready in time for SEAG

WAYLON GALVEZ   Rep. Mikee Romero is still upbeat of competing in the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games despite suffering a bad fall during the national polo team’s recent training in Argentina. Romero, who is seeing action for the first time in the biennial meet, said that he is recovering well. “I’m alive… don’t worry,” […]

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Sisi out to sizzle in beach volley tilt

Sisi Rondina and Bernadeth Pons, the country’s brightest hopes, are looking forward to make a huge impact in the 2019 Rebisco Beach Volleyball International Open which starts Friday at the Sands SM By The Bay. A total of 20 teams will compete in double-gender tournament presented by Larong Volleyball sa Pilipinas Inc., in cooperation with […]

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Pinay archer on target, shocks American, Belgian rivals for gold in Macau tilt

By Kristel Satumbaga   Andrea Robles bolstered her Southeast Asian Games buildup with a Cinderella run in the 2019 Macau Indoor Archery Open held recently. Cool and deadly, Robles took the individual title in women’s compound with a stunning 141-135 win over world championship runner-up Paige Pearce of the United States. Seeded fourth, Robles hinted […]

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Sports icons to inspire Team PH

Filipino sports heroes led by Olympic medalists Mansueto “Onyok” Velasco Jr. and Pol Serrantes of boxing and former Asian track queen Lydia de Vega-Mercado will try to further motivate Filipino athletes in today’s Team Philippines Send-off Ng Bayan at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium in Manila. Bowling hall of famers Paeng Nepomuceno and Bong Coo will […]

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