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Duterte confers Order of Lapulapu to SEA Games athletes

Dec 18, 2019 - 9:18 PM

The special presidential recognition is on top of cash incentives for medal-winning Filipino athletes

Duterte awards SEA Games athletes. RTVM screenshot

Gilas Women hope own pro league comes after historic SEA Games gold

Dec 14, 2019 - 8:29 PM

Gilas Pilipinas Women coach Pat Aquino says female basketball players will 'play as hard as they can' if given a chance to play in a professional league

UNBEATEN. Jack Animam and Gilas Pilipinas Women sweep the 2019 SEA Games to clinch their first gold medal. Photo by Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler


Colorful, dramatic: The highs and lows of SEA Games 2019

Dec 14, 2019 - 11:40 AM

Controversies, inspiring stories, record-breaking performances, and heart-tugging moments – the 2019 Southeast Asian Games had it all

CURTAINS CLOSED. The Philippines' fourth hosting of the 2019 SEA Games wraps up. Photos by Josh Albelda/Rappler, Leanne Jazul/Rappler, and Beatrice Go/Rappler


Indonesian mourns as SEA Games triumph coincides with father's death

Dec 04, 2019 - 6:04 PM

Two-time gold medalist Edgar Marvelo returns home to Indonesia to attend to his father's wake

FOR PAPA. Edgar Marvelo dedicates his two gold medals to his late father. Photo from Instagram/@edgarmarvelo


Send in the athletes

Nov 29, 2019 - 9:43 PM

In the end, it's all about the athletes and allowing them to shine

Subic ready for SEA Games, says SBMA administrator

Nov 25, 2019 - 11:05 PM

A total of eight venues were prepared for the 17 games to be held at the Subic Bay Freeport

Photo by Randy Datu/Rappler