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Gilas battles Toroman’s Indonesia in semis

BY WAYLON GALVEZ Games Today (Mall of Asia Arena) 3:45 p.m. – Thailand vs Vietnam (M/Semifinal) 6:00 p.m. – Indonesia vs Malaysia (W/Prelims) 8:15 p.m. – Philippines vs Indonesia (M/Semifinal)   Gilas Pilipinas tries to move closer from completing its mission when the Nationals collide with the Indonesians in the semifinal round of basketball competition in the […]

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Mixed results for PH softball teams

BY JONAS TERRADO CLARKFIELD, Pampanga – The Philippine Blu Girls gave their two departing players a fitting sendoff by blanking Indonesia, 8-0, to retain the gold in women’s softball of the 30th Southeast Asian Games at the Clark International Sports Complex here. The Blu Girls scored all of their runs in the second inning while […]

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Rower Caballero nails 2nd gold, dedicates feat to parents

SUBIC– Melcah Jen Caballero of the Philippines captured her 2nd gold medal in the 30th Southeast Asian Games rowing competition at the ACEA Bay here. Caballero topped the lightweight women’s scull after recording a winning time of 7:50.89. On Friday, Caballero and Joanne Delgado topped the women’s lightweight double sculls. ‘‘I gave it my best shot because this […]

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‘Bayanihan’, altruism Pinoy-style

The miracle of 2005 is within grasp but there’s more than scooping the golds for the Philippines in the ongoing 30thSoutheast Asian Games. While action continues in various fronts, Philippine Sports Commission chair and chef de mission William ‘’Butch’’ Ramirez said the biennial Games also showed what unity can do to a country, being burdened by […]

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After easy SEAG win, EJ’s  next target is Tokyo Olympics

BY NICK GIONGCO   CAPAS, Tarlac – EJ Obiena, the newly-crowned Southeast Asian Games pole vault king, is dead-serious in making an impression in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.   The 6-foot-2 leaper, who reset the SEAG mark with a 5.45-meter job Saturday, is returning to Italy today to resume his training under renowned coach Vitaly Petrov. […]

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‘Pogi’ masters mentor to pocket 10-ball gold

BY JONAS TERRADO Chezka Centeno continued her mastery of mentor and close friend Rubilen Amit by claiming the women’s 10-ball singles gold of the 30th Southeast Asian Games with a 7-3 win in Saturday’s all-Filipino final at the Tent City of the Manila Hotel. Centeno’s smooth pocketing coupled with Amit’s struggles on the break allowed […]

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