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Arnis, 3 other sports account for quarter of PH SEA Games gold haul

Dec 12, 2019 - 7:07 PM

Filipino athletes put on a dominant SEA Games show in arnis, dancesport, athletics, and boxing

GOLDEN. Philippine bet Villardo Cunamay (left) captures the gold after overpowering Mengly Yong of Cambodia in the SEA Games arnis men's lightweight finals. Photo by Mark R. Cristino/EPA-EFE

PH dancesport struts to 10 SEA Games golds

Dec 01, 2019 - 9:14 PM

As dancesport makes a comeback, the Philippines quickly takes centerstage in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games

GRAND COMEBACK. Dancesport makes a grand comeback to the Southeast Asian Games as Philippines delivers 10 golds on December 1. Rappler screenshot

Glitz and glamour as dancesport waltzes into SEA Games 2019

Dec 01, 2019 - 6:50 PM

Once called through the stage curtain and into the spotlights, the couples twirl and shimmy across the dance floor as the capacity crowd roars

DANCESPORT. The Philippines' Sean Mischa Aranar (L) and Ana Leonila Nualla (R) perform during the dancesport event in the Southeast Asian Games in Clark, Capas, Tarlac on December 1, 2019. Photo by Wakil Kohsar/AFP

How dancesport fared in its Palarong Pambansa 2017 debut

Apr 29, 2017 - 12:55 PM

The dance floor gets heated with footworks facial expressions routines and highlights of young duos eager to represent their region in the demonstration sport

IN PHOTOS: Burning the dance floor at Palarong Pambansa 2017

Apr 28, 2017 - 11:59 AM

Dancesport enters the scene in Palarong Pambansa 2017

DELICATE. Elementary dance sports couple waltzes their way into the competition.

NCR sibling tandem bags 4 golds in dancesport juvenile Latin category

Apr 27, 2017 - 10:48 PM

Michaela Jane and Mark Joseph Sanchez are named champions in Samba Chacha Jive and 3 dance categories

SIBLINGS RULE. Mark Joseph Sanchez (L) and Michaela Jane Sanchez (R) dominate the dance floor as they perform their samba routine. All photos by Jonn Aaron Metierre/Rappler

WATCH: Antique kids dance for OFW moms in Palarong Pambansa 2017

Apr 21, 2017 - 5:46 PM

Nine year olds Miguel Miranda and Liz Andrada bring their skills on Cha Cha Jive and Samba to the Palarong Pambansa for their mothers who came home just to see them perform

SPOTLIGHT. Liz Andrada and Miguel Miranda are slated to take center stage to perform in the Palarong Pambansa's dancesport debut. Photo by Vee Salazar/ Rappler

UP Pep Squad, Filipiniana Dance Group win 6 medals at int'l cheerleading tilt

Nov 28, 2016 - 1:11 PM

UP teams representing the Philippines take home one gold 3 silvers and two bronze medals from the Asian Cheerleading Dancesport Championships

WINNERS. Representing the Philippines, the UP Pep Squad as well as the UP Filipiniana Dance Group bring home 6 medals from Indonesia. File Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Same-sex pairs shake up tango championship in Argentina

Aug 25, 2013 - 9:15 PM

The sexy sensual world of tango is experiencing a shake up as same sex couples compete for the first time in the world championships in Argentina

TWO TO TANGO. The couple Marlene Heyman (R) and Lucia Christe perform during the qualification round of the Tango World Tournament in Buenos Aires on August 20, 2013. Photo by AFP/Daniel Garcis