Sea Games 2017

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KUALA LUMPUR: As the 2017 Southeast Asian Games comes to a close, Filipino athletes from track and field and triathlon emerged as top performers after posting impressive victories in this prestigious 11-nation conclave. Mary Joy Tabal and Trenten Beram were at the forefront of the Philippine Amateur Track and Field…

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KUALA LUMPUR: Rookie Dines Dumaan delivered a masterful performance to cop the Philippines’ 24th gold medal as he dominated the pencak silat competition of the 2017 Southeast Asian Games Tuesday at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center here. A native of Panitan town in Capiz, the 22-year old Dumaan overcame Firman…

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KUALA LUMPUR: With the Philippines’ 50-gold medal target slowly fading, four athletes made their marks in pumping life into the country’s sagging campaign as the 29th Southeast Asian Games enters its homestretch. Chezka Centeno, Samuel Morisson, Mariya Takahashi and Carlo Biado stepped forward to deliver the gold medals for Team…

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KUALA LUMPUR: Olympian Nestor Colonia try to prove critics wrong in a make-or-break campaign for Team Philippines as he competes in the men’s 56kg division of the 29th Southeast Asian Games weightlifting competition Monday at MITEC Hall 11 here. Philippine Weightlifting Federation (PWF) president Monico Puentevella said hopes were high…

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KUALA LUMPUR: The Philippines’ quest for a podium finish ended on a heart-breaking note as it bowed to Vietnam, 27-25, 22-25, 20-25, 21-25, in the classification match of the 29th Southeast Asian Games women’s volleyball competition on Sunday at the MITEC Hall 11 here. After roaring to a red-hot start,…

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KUALA LUMPUR: Chezka Centeno saw teammate Rubilen Amit scratch the penultimate ball, enabling her to snatch a surprising and improbable 7-6 win and retain the women’s 9-ball singles gold medal in the 29th Southeast Asian Games billiards tournament at the KLCC Hall 4 on Sunday. Poised to clean up the…

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KUALA LUMPUR: A pair of boxers punched a ray of hope while a quartet in a relatively unfamiliar sport made its presence felt to highlight the country’s golden campaign midway into the 29th Southeast Asian Games. Filipino-British newcomer Marvin John Tupas announced his arrival in style while Eumir Felix Marcial…

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KUALA LUMPUR: The Philippine men’s hockey team eked out a thrilling 2-1 win in a shootout with Malaysia Wednesday night and set up a showdown for the gold with Thailand in the 29th Southeast Asian Games at the Empire City Arena in Damsara Perdana. Bucking the hometown crowd, the Filipinos…

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KUALA LUMPUR: The unheralded duo of Trenten Beram and Aries Toledo proudly raised the Philippine flag in Day 2 of the 29th Southeast Asian Games athletic competition at the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil Wednesday night. Rookies in the 11-nation regional sports showcase, the Filipino-American Beram and Toledo stamped their…

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KUALA LUMPUR: The Philippines kicked off its campaign on a sizzling note when it dominated Malaysia, 25-18, 25-11, 25-16, in the 29th Southeast Asian Games women’s volleyball competition Thursday at MITEC Hall 11 here. Fresh from campaigning in the AVC Asian Senior Women’s Championship, the Filipina spikers looked sharp and…

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