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New program up for Pinoy spikers after historic SEAG run

The Board of Larong Volleyball sa Pilipinas, Inc. (LVPI) will buckle down to business early next year as it intends to sustain the momentum gained by its men’s team in the just-concluded 30th SEA Games. “Magmi-meet kami siguro third week ng January. I-plot natin ang buong taon,” said LVPI board member and national team program […]

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In SEAG, homecourt advantage is as good as gold

THE Philippines easily topped the Southeast Asian Games medal table with 149 golds, continuing a rich tradition at the regional Olympics whose flexible sporting programme is usually skewed in the hosts’ favor. The Philippines’ best ever haul comes after they dominated all debut sports at the 30th SEA Games, and reintroduced their national martial art of […]

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‘Rocking’ closing ceremony highlights 2019 SEA Games

CLARK (AFP) – The 30th Southeast Asia Games ended on Wednesday with a rocking closing ceremony in the 20,000-seater purpose-built stadium in Clark, as host nation Philippines ran away winner with 149 gold medals. After a chaotic start beset by organizational gaffes, a presidential apology and online mockery, the Games were briefly hit by a […]

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Gilas belles coach seeks more glory

BY JONAS TERRADO THE  national women’s basketball team is now focusing on aiming for higher things after winning its first-ever gold in the Southeast Asian Games. Coach Pat Aquino said there’s no reason for them to be satisfied after the team known as Gilas Pilipinas Women ruled the 30th edition of the biennial meet with a […]

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‘Dream polo field’ wows royalties, VIPs

Amid the glitches and controversies early on, the just-concluded 30th Southeast Asian Games will definitely go down in history as one of the best sporting shows in the region. Feel-good stories from about every event – 530 in all – in the 56-sports biennial meet were enthusiastically told and re-told by every sports fan, including […]

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After SEAG, volley stars Espejo, Bagunas resume duties as imports

BY BETHEENA KAE UNITE After helping the Philippine men’s volleyball team win a historic silver-medal finish in the Southeast Asian Games, volleyball won’t stop for the team’s ace spikers Marck Espejo and Bryan Bagunas. Shortly after their SEA Games stint, Espejo and Bagunas confirmed that they will be leaving the country to suit up for […]

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