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Almohaidib Abad wins 4th pencak bronze in 2018 Asian Games

Aug 29, 2018 - 10:48 AM

Pencak silat picks up the Philippines' 13th bronze medal

TOP THREE. Pencak silat bet Almohaidib Abad lands on the men's singles podium. Photo by Adrian Portugal / Rappler

Dines Dumaan adds another pencak bronze

Aug 26, 2018 - 12:01 PM

The 23-year-old settles for the same medal color as pencak silat teammate Jefferson Rhey Loon

ANOTHER ONE. Dines Dumaan delivers another bronze for the Philippines. File photo


Pencak's Loon picks up 8th PH bronze

Aug 26, 2018 - 11:24 AM

The Philippines opens its Day 8 campaign with a bronze medal from pencak silat's Jefferson Rhey Loon

5 hal tentang Wewey Wita, peraih emas SEA Games 2017 cabang pencak silat

Aug 31, 2017 - 11:34 AM

Wewey Wita harus melalui perjuangan untuk SEA Games 2017 karena ia pindah kelas dan bekerja keras untuk menurunkan berat badannya

Pesilat putri Indonesia, Wewey Wita (kiri), menendang pesilat putri Vietnam, Tran Thi Them, dalam final tanding kelas B 50-55 Kg putri pencak silat SEA Games XXIX Kuala Lumpur di Stadion Juara, Bukit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, pada 29 Agustus 2017. Foto oleh Sigid Kurniawan/Antara

Pencak silat bets add more bronzes to PH's 2017 SEA Games medal haul

Aug 29, 2017 - 10:00 PM

Jefferson Loo Rick Rod Ortega and Juryll del Rosario all finish in 3rd place in their respective categories

Kekecewaan dua atlet Pencak Silat Indonesia raih medali perak di SEA Games 2017

Aug 25, 2017 - 10:16 PM

Medali emas diraih kedua pesilat asal Malaysia

PENCAK SILAT. Pesilat Indonesia Yolla Primadona Jumpil (kanan) dan Hendy (kiri) beraksi dalam nomor seni ganda putra pencak silat SEA Games XXIX Kuala Lumpur di KLCC, Kuala Lumpur, Malaydia, Kamis, 24 Agustus. Foto oleh Sigid Kurniawan/ANTARA

From bullied in HS to martial artist, SEA Games 2017 athlete

Aug 25, 2017 - 5:38 PM

Pencak silat athlete Cherry May Regalado fulfills her childhood dream as she makes her SEA Games 2017 debut

PENCAK SILAT ATHLETE. Cherry May Regalado says she was not popular in high school because her family wasn't as rich as others. Now she's making a name for herself in her SEA Games debut. Photo from Regalado's Facebook

IN PHOTOS: The agony of defeat at Palarong Pambansa 2017

Apr 28, 2017 - 1:39 PM

The rawness of emotions witnessed after each losing game weave an altogether compelling tale

STRENGTHENED BY FAITH. Players of CAVRAAâ'™s Secondary Basketball team offer a silent prayer after losing their third game to DAVRAA on Wednesday, April 26.

IN PHOTOS: Pencak Silat makes debut in Palarong Pambansa 2017

Apr 26, 2017 - 4:47 PM

Officials hope that the discipline will be a regular sport in future Palarong Pambansa games

RECHARGE. Athlete going back into attacking motion.

Pencak Silat makes Palaro dreams come true for Cebu athletes

Apr 25, 2017 - 6:50 PM

Nerio Cabije and Donald Villacorta of Cebu are aiming for the gold despite being newbies in Palaro

DREAM COME TRUE. Donald Villacorta (L) and Nerio Cabije (R) with their coach Marbin M. Genayas hopes to bag their first gold in Pencak Silat. Photo by Mars G. Alison

Batang Pinoy Day 1 wrap-up: Zamboanga reigns in Pencak Silat

Nov 28, 2016 - 12:20 PM

Zamboanga opens its campaign with 9 golds and two silvers in Pencak Silat

Host region Davao during the Parade of Athletes in the opening ceremonies of the 2016 Batang Pinoy National Championships held at the Davao del Norte Sports and Tourism Complex. Photo by Mars G. Alison

Ancient Indonesian martial arts seeks global spotlight

Nov 22, 2016 - 6:30 PM

Pencak silat will feature for the first time in the Asian Games when they come to Indonesia in 2018 Officials then want to take it to the Olympics and hope it could one day be recognized by UNESCO

MARTIAL ARTS. Two fighters battle at the first ever pro-fight of the Indonesian martial art of "pencak silat" in Jakarta. AFP PHOTO

Obscure sports should be axed from SEA Games, say Thais

Jun 05, 2015 - 6:40 PM

The SEA Games should be a venue for young athletes to hone their skills for bigger events like the Asian Games and the Olympics says the Thai SEA Games Federation councillor

Thailand and Myanmar compete in women's netball during the 28th SEA Games. Photo by Roslan Rahman/AFP

Iko Uwais gabung di film ‘Star Wars’?

Jan 06, 2015 - 11:49 AM

Aktor laga Iko Uwais dan Yayan Ruhian dikabarkan bergabung menjadi pemeran di film Star Wars terbaru

Aktor pencak silat ‘The Raid 2’ Iko Uwais (kanan) dan Yayan Ruhian (kiri) berpose saat konferensi pers pemutaran film besutan Gareth Evans di Seoul, Korea Selatan, pada May 2012. Foto oleh EPA

#FilmFriday: Action -- More fun in the PH?

Feb 01, 2013 - 9:45 AM

I think we ve got some great martial arts some great martial artists and with the global market so receptive to action flicks why not show the world what we can do?

WHERE HAS THE ACTION GONE? Jeorge Estregan as Asiong Salonga in 'Manila Kingpin.' Image from the 'Manila Kingpin' Facebook page