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New cycling king: Oconer rules Ronda Pilipinas

Mar 04, 2020 - 9:15 PM

George Oconer claims his first title to lead Navy’s dominant Ronda Pilipinas showing

ROAD WARRIOR. George Oconer celebrates his historic run in the grueling cycling race across 14 provinces. Photo release

Tarlac's Solis nails 1st lap victory in Ronda Pilipinas Stage 9

Mar 03, 2020 - 6:47 PM

Kenneth Solis wins a lap as George Oconer stays on track in the 2020 Ronda Pilipinas penultimate day

PENULTIMATE DAY. Kenneth Solis steals a lap victory in Stage 9 of the 2020 Ronda Pilipinas. Photo from release

George Oconer a cinch to win maiden Ronda Pilipinas title

Mar 02, 2020 - 7:40 PM

George Oconer of Standard Insurance-Navy is expected to end his long search for the crown after finishing 3rd in 2011 and 2nd in 2015

NEAR THE END. Ronda Pilipinas wraps up Stage 8 in Baguio. Photo from Ronda Pilipinas


Navy’s Morales takes back-to-back Ronda stages

Mar 01, 2020 - 8:15 PM

Jan Paul Morales rules Stage 7 as Navy teammate George Oconer firms up his hold of the top spot in Ronda Pilipinas

LEADER. Jan Paul Morales (right) celebrates with his Navy teammates after conquering the 110.6km stage. Photo release

Navy stamps class anew as Morales takes Ronda Stage 6

Feb 29, 2020 - 10:15 PM

Skipper Jan Paul Morales rules stage 6 to lead another strong Navy showing in Ronda Pilipinas

CAPTAIN. Navy's Jan Paul Morales (right) leads the pack. Photo release

Navy sustains fiery ride in Ronda Stage 5

Feb 27, 2020 - 9:04 PM

John Mark Camingao wins the stage as Navy teammate George Oconer seizes the overall lead

IN THE NAVY. A six-man finish propels the Navy riders to the top. Photo release

Navy dominates Stage 4 with 1-2-3 Ronda finish

Feb 26, 2020 - 9:35 PM

Ronald Lomotos rules the grueling 206km stage as Navy teammates Junrey Navarra and El Joshua Carino round out the top 3

SWEEP. Ronald Lomotos (center) leads Navymen El Joshua Carino (right) and Junrey Navarra in an impressive Stage 4 showing. Photo release

Jerry Aquino Jr tops Ronda Pilipinas Stage 3

Feb 25, 2020 - 5:47 PM

'It was always my dream to wear the leader's jersey so it was really a dream come true,' says Aquino

BREAKTHROUGH. Jerry Aquino, Jr of Scratch It wins his first overall general classification lead in Ronda Pilipinas. Photo from release

Unheralded Ryan Tugawin steals Stage 2 of Ronda Pilipinas

Feb 24, 2020 - 7:13 PM

Ryan Tugawin of Team Tarlac registers his very first lap triumph in 3 years of competing in Ronda Pilipinas

ON TO THE NEXT. Ronda Pilipinas wraps up its Stage 2 from Sorsogon to Legaspi City. Photo from Ronda Pilipinas


Surprising Army man Bordeos rules Ronda opening stage

Feb 23, 2020 - 10:21 PM

Army's Mark Julius Bordeos takes Stage 1 of Ronda Pilipinas in Sorsogon

OPENING LAP. The country’s top cyclists hit the road in Bicol. Photo release

Oranza, Morales banner 10th Ronda Pilipinas field

Feb 22, 2020 - 10:02 PM

Navy’s Ronald Oranza and Jan Paul Morales vie to reassert their dominance when the road cycling competition unfolds Sunday

Go for Gold out to challenge Ronda Pilipinas favorites

Feb 15, 2020 - 9:34 PM

Daniel Ven Carino, Jonel Carcueva, and Isamel Grospe Jr banner Go for Gold’s bid in the decade-old road cycling competition

ROAD WARRIORS. The 10th edition of Ronda Pilipinas kicks off this February in Sorsogon. File photo

Jan Paul Morales crowned 2017 Ronda Pilipinas champion

Mar 04, 2017 - 6:39 PM

Morales becomes the first ever back to back champion in the annual competition considered the biggest cycling race in the Philippines

CHAMP. Race director Jingo Hervas (L), project director Moe Chulani (second from left), Morales and administrative director Badet Guerrero at Ronda Pilipinas 2017. Photo from press release

Ronda Pilipinas 2016 kicks off February 20 in Butuan City

Nov 23, 2015 - 7:40 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Ronda Pilipinas 2016 will hit the road next year with a 3 leg race starting with the Mindanao stages slated for February 20 27 from Butuan City to Cagayan de Oro and Malaybalay Bukidnon

Philippine national cycling team purges aging riders

Jun 26, 2014 - 5:52 PM

I m disbanding the team and forming a youth laden squad because we re looking at the future said PhilCyling president Abraham Tolentino

Reigning Le Tour de Filipinas champion Mark John Galedo will banner the national team. Photo from Galedo's Facebook