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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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Volleybelles need total commitment – Shaq

BY BETHEENA UNITE Commitment from the players and foreign exposures for the team are the factors that need immediate actions if our national women’s volleyball team is to become a regional power. That’s what PH coach Shaq Delos Santos emphasized after her celebrated team fell short against the Indonesians in their battle for bronze Monday […]

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Soft tennis bets down Thais, clinch 3rd gold

BY KRISTEL SATUMBAGA THE Philippine soft tennis team capped its 30th Southeast Asian Games with a bang after winning the men’s team event gold medal on Tuesday at the Rizal Memorial Tennis Center. The Nationals prevailed over Thailand, 3-1, behind the efforts of Noel Damian Jr., Mark Anthony Alcoseba, Joseph Arcilla, Mikoff Manduriao and Dheo Talatayod. The […]

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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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