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BY KRISTEL SATUMBAGA   LAST YEAR, all Daniela Dela Pisa, a cancer survivor, wanted was to be a part of the national team. Because of sheer talent, she made it to the team. Dela Pisa is now Southeast Asian Games gold medal winner. Two days after Carlos Yulo shone in the men’s artistic gymnastics, Dela Pisa […]

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Vietnam  focuses on  Olympic sports

CLARKFIELD, Pampanga – Unless host Vietnam takes a page from the Philippines’ book, it doesn’t look as though the 2021 Southeast Asian Games in Hanoi will feature sports that one usually associates with summertime activities and those seen played in playgrounds. Vietnam is already working on the staging of its turn to host the biennial […]

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Bianca wins women’s golf gold by 3

BY WAYLON GALVEZ   BIANCA Pagdanganan ended the country’s gold medal drought in golf in style yesterday. The charming Pagdanganan produced a final round one-under-par 71 to win the gold medal by three shots over a pair of Thai rivals in the 30th Southeast Asian Games yesterday at the Luisita Golf and Country Club in Tarlac. Pagdanganan […]

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Amazing crowd for PH women’s volley team

BETHEENA KAE UNITE   IF the Philippine women’s volleyball team gave Thailand a game to remember, the home fans also gave their best ‘shout’ during their game in the 30th SEA Games Thursday night. Though only 3,700 spectators came to watch the Philippines-Thailand tussle, it seemed like the whole country was inside the Philsports Arena. The […]

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Bilog ang bola – Goldwyn

Goldwyn Monteverde, the soft-spoken mentor of UAAP champion National University, yesterday downplayed the favorite’s tag labeled on his team, saying anybody can beat anybody in the 8th PSSBC Freego Cup which opens shop on Dec. 14 at the SGS gym in Quezon City. “This is a different arena and I’m sure everybody has its own motivation […]

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Paalam gets back at rival, stays in gold medal hunt

BY JONAS TERRADO Carlo Paalam became the first Filipino boxer to reach the finals in boxing after exacting revenge on defending champion Fuad Redzuan of Malaysia in the men’s light flyweight semifinals of the 30th Southeast Asian Games held at the PICC Forum. The 21-year-old Paalam won by unanimous decision after earning the nod of […]

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