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No Christmas break for boxers seeking Tokyo Games berths

BY NICK GIONGCO CLARKFIELD, Pampanga – The triumphant boxing squad, which took seven gold medals in the 30th Southeast Asian Games, will have only a week of rest before reporting back to training camp. They’re not even spending Christmas and New Year with their loved ones. “They will return on Dec. 17 and they start training […]

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Redemption for Orcollo after winning 10-ball gold

BY JONAS TERRADO DENNIS Orcollo outlasted Vietnam’s The Kien Do 9-8 Monday night to claim the men’s 10-ball singles gold in the 30th Southeast Asian Games at the Tent City of the historic Manila Hotel. The veteran cue artist lost a pair of two-rack leads and trailed 6-5 before engaging his Vietnamese foe to a […]

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Gilas dumps Indonesia, faces Thailand in gold medal match

BY WAYLON GALVEZ Games Tuesday (Mall of Asia Arena) 3:45 p.m. – Vietnam vs Indonesia (M/Bronze) 6p.m. –Philippines vs Thailand (W/Gold) 8:15 p.m. – Philippines vs Thailand (M/Gold) Gilas Pilipinas used a big third quarter show to down Indonesia, 97-70, and move within a win in retaining its title in the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) […]

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Boxers regain overall title after winning 7 golds

BY JONAS TERRADO Eumir Felix Marcial and Nesthy Petecio capped off the Philippines’ gold medal harvest in 30th Southeast Asian Games boxing competitions with smashing wins Monday night at the PICC Forum. Marcial needed just 71 seconds to score a knockout win over Vietnam’s Manh Cuong Nguyen and rule the men’s middleweight category while Petecio […]

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Lim, Paalam, archers stand tall

BY NICK GIONGCO   CLARKFIELD, Pampanga – Karatedo, archery and boxing sent the Philippines orbiting further into outer space Monday as the host resumed its winning ways in various sports with two more competition days remaining in the 30th Southeast Asian Games. In a highly-charged +61 kg finals of karatedo, Jamie Christine Lim, daughter of PBA […]

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Cray redeems self in mixed relay

CLARKFIELD, Pampanga – After his blistering run in the 4×100 mixed relay finals on Sunday, Fil-Am Eric Cray is back in the good graces of Philippine Track and Field Association president Philip Juico. Cray zoomed to the finish line and powered the Philippines to a gold in the inaugural event at the New Clark City […]

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