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HIGHLIGHTS and MEDAL TALLY: Palarong Pambansa 2019

Apr 27, 2019 - 11:20 AM

Get all the updates on the Palarong Pambansa being held in Davao City on April 28 to May 5, 2019

Team PH basks in golden glory, but more work to do

Sep 02, 2018 - 6:08 PM

The Philippines collects a surprise four-gold medal harvest in the 2018 Asian Games, but there's a need for improvement in other sporting fronts

Asian Games curse continues for PH Blu Girls

Aug 24, 2018 - 11:04 AM

The Philippines has never landed on the Asiad podium even during the golden age of Philippine softball

CURSE. The Philippine Blu Girls will have to wait for another 4 years before making another historic podium finish. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

PH women's poomsae team nabs bronze in 2018 Asian Games

Aug 19, 2018 - 5:12 PM

Taekwondo delivers a second bronze for the Philippines


UNEXPECTED. The Philippine women's poomsae team of Juvenile Faye Crisostomo, Rinna Babanto and Janna Dominique Oliva admit they didn't expect to bag a bronze. Photo from Asian Games media pool

Men's poomsae team gives PH first medal in 2018 Asian Games

Aug 19, 2018 - 4:45 PM

Taekwondo nails a bronze to put the Philippines on the medal board

HONORED. The Philippine men's poomsae team of Jeordan Dominguez, Dustin Jacob Mella and Rodolfo Reyes feel honored to win the country' first medal.


Cebu City bags Philippine National Games 2018 overall crown

May 26, 2018 - 5:30 PM

The Queen City of the South collects 52 gold medals to win the P10 million cash prize

CHAMPION HOST. Cebu City, which hosted the Philippine National Games for the first time in 21 years, emerges as overall champion. Rappler file photo

Gonzales and protege Frayna rule PNG chess events

May 25, 2018 - 6:29 PM

Jayson Gonzales pulls off a surprise win as WGM Janelle Mae Frayna tops two events

TWIN WINS. Janelle Mae Frayna bags the women's rapid and blitz chess titles in the Philippine National Games 2018. Rappler file photo

Secopito upsets first PH Woman Grandmaster Frayna in PNG chess

May 23, 2018 - 8:21 PM

The coach of the University of the Philippines women’s team stuns Frayna on the way to winning the crown

SHOCK LOSS. Janelle Mae Frayna, who recently came back from a 5-month hiatus, loses to Catherine Secopito for the first time in 4 meetings. Rappler file photo

Duterte doubles prize for top teams in Philippine National Games 2018

May 20, 2018 - 2:19 PM

A P10 million cash prize awaits the overall champion of the nationwide multi-sport event

FESTIVE. A colorful opening ceremony kicks off the 2018 Philippine National Games in Cebu City. Photo by Mars Alison/Rappler

P15 million prize up for grabs in Philippine National Games 2018

May 18, 2018 - 2:59 PM

The multi-sport event offers cash prizes to the top 5 teams as Cebu hosts for the first time in 21 years

Athletics chief says SEA Games 2017 performance 'good build-up' to Asiad

Aug 26, 2017 - 4:09 PM

The Philippine athletics team already has 5 gold medals 3 silvers and 8 bronzes heading into the final day of athletics competition

GOLDEN BOY. Trenten Beram claims two gold medals for the Philippine athletics team in the 2017 Southeast Asian Games. Photo from POC/PSC Media

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

PH karatekas bag bronze medal in SEA Games 2017 women’s team kumite

Aug 25, 2017 - 2:15 PM

The Philippine s karate team earns 3 silvers and 4 bronzes in total

Kobe Paras says Gilas ready for Malaysia, hostile home crowd

Aug 23, 2017 - 10:05 AM

Paras says he s happy to play and show his worth for the national team

DUNK PARTY. Kobe Paras plays longer minutes against Myanmar and it expectedly turns into a dunk party. Photo by PSC-POC Media

Bronze medal is 'redemption' for karateka James Delos Santos

Aug 23, 2017 - 4:39 AM

Delos Santos 2017 SEA Games comeback bid results in a bronze medal an improvement from falling short in 2013

BRONZE MEDALIST. James Delos Santos finishes in 3rd place in the men's individual kata event at the Southeast Asian Games. Photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler

Table tennis bet Richard Gonzales clinches bronze in 2017 SEA Games

Aug 22, 2017 - 8:36 PM

Richard Gonzales adds a medal for the Philippines in table tennis