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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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Perfect combination: Amit and Centeno

BY JONAS TERRADO   RUBILEN Amit and Chezka Centeno relished their tag team partnership that resulted to a gold medal win in the women’s 9-ball doubles of the 30th Southeast Asian Games. Amit and Centeno blanked Indonesia’s Fathrah Masum and Nony Andilah, 7-0, in Tuesday’s final at the Tent City of the Manila Hotel to share […]

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Eric Cray retains SEAG 400 hurdles crown

CAPAS, Tarlac – Fil-Am Eric Cray captured his third title in the 400-meter hurdles Tuesday in a fiery windup to the athletics competitions in the 30th Southeast Asian Games here. Cray, 31, took the lead in the last 100 meters and clocked 50.21 seconds, relegating his Indonesian rival (50.81) and the Vietnamese bet (52.30) to […]

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Extraordinary title win for PH bets in SEA Games

BY NICK GIONGCO CLARKFIELD, Pampanga – As the cauldron gets extinguished Wednesday night and as the athletes, officials and delegates return to their respective countries, the Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee (Phisgoc) believes the hosting of the 30 SEAG will forever hold a special place in their heart. “Extraordinary, exceptional,” Phisgoc Chief Operating Oficer […]

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Cash windfall for SEA Games winners

BY KRISTEL SATUMBAGA AND JONAS TERRADO TRULY a Merry Christmas to all Filipino SEA Games winners. To celebrate the country’s successful title campaign in the 30th edition of the biennial meet, President Duterte, through the Philippine Sports Commission, will give additional cash incentives to all medalists on Dec. 18 at Malacañang. Gold medalists will get additional […]

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