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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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Sacrifices pay off for PH women’s epee team as the Nationals clinch gold

BY WAYLON GALVEZ The women’s fencing team of Harlene Raguin, Hanniel Abella, Anna Gabriella Estimada and Mickyle Rein Bustos claimed the gold medal following a 45-38 win against Singapore in epee event of the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games Friday at the World Trade Center in Pasay City. Abella, the 26-year-old silver medal winner in […]

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PH now unreachable as tennis, rowing, taekwondo deliver golds

BY NICK GIONGCO   CAPAS, Tarlac – It rained gold medals for the Philippines during the first half of Saturday with taekwondo, rowing  and tennis joining the growing list of winners while Marge Didal scooped her second skating top finish as well in the 30th Southeast Asian Games that is being played mostly in Metro Manila, […]

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Gilas overpowers Vietnam, gains outright semis

BY WAYLON GALVEZ   GILAS Pilipinas used a big second half to beat Vietnam, 110-69, and claim an outright semifinal berth in basketball action of the 30th Southeast Asian Games Friday night at the Mall of Asia Arena. June Mar Fajardo, the reigning five-time Most Valuable Player in the PBA, finished with 23 points – 12 […]

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Alcantara, Patrombon bag men’s tennis doubles gold

BY KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Francis Casey Alcantara and Jeson Patrombon outlasted the more experienced Treat Huey and Ruben Gonzales, 7-6 (2), 7-5, to capture the men’s doubles gold medal in the 30th Southeast Asian Games tennis competition at the Rizal Memorial Tennis Center. Alcantara and Patrombon, both former top local junior champions, erased a 5-3 deficit in […]

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Thank God, rowers in need of financial help triumph

SUBIC – Quezon-pride Cris Nievarez and the tandem of  Joane Delgaco and Melcah Caballero hit paydirt  as the Philippine rowing team got off to a sizzling start in the 30th Southeast Asian Games Saturday at the ACEA Bay here. Motivated by his desire to help his family in the seaside town of Atimonan, Quezon, Nievarez gave […]

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