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Displaying articles 171 to 180.President Ramon Magsaysay, savior of PH participation in '54 world cage tourney
Fri, 31 Aug 2018
One-hundred and 11 years ago on Wednesday, Ramon Magsaysay, fondly called ?My Guy? by his countrymen, was born. He was inaugurated President of the Philippines on December 30, 1953.
A year after as
Margie Didal: A carpenter's daughter on a mission
Fri, 31 Aug 2018
Margie Didal (C) wins gold in Jakarta.
Margie Didal is a girl on a mission.
The 19-yeare-old daughter of a carpenter father and street hawker mother in Lahug, Cebu had wished her sport she has been hooked to for s
GILAS AIMS TO FINISH 5TH IN ASIAD BASKETBALL
Thu, 30 Aug 2018
Already assured of an improved finish better than seventh the last time around, the Philippine basketball team tries to improve further to fifth when it faces Syria in its final outing in basketball tournament Friday at the GBK Hall in Jakarta.
Winners, 113-80, the last time they played in the
Include sports facilities in government's build, build, build program -- Romero
Wed, 29 Aug 2018
It?s been 64 years ago since the Philippines host a big sporting event in the magnitude of the Asian Games, which were held in Manila in 1954 but never to return again.
But if Congressman Mikee Romero,
Pacquiao mourns Sen. McCain's death
Tue, 28 Aug 2018
Filipino boxing great and now Senator Manny Pacquiao joined the family of the late U.S. Senator John McCain and the American people in mourning the death of the Arizona lawmaker.
Sen. McCain, a noted
PH falls short reaching the medal podium anew
Mon, 27 Aug 2018
The curse persists.
The road to the podium ended anew for the Philippines in the 18th Asiad when its long-time all familiar rival South Korea won a hard-earned, come-from-behind 91-82 victory in their knockout quarter-final round encounter at the Gelora Bong Karno hoophouse in Jakarta.
"Things are even this time" - Guiao on PH-Korea encounter
Sun, 26 Aug 2018
Coach Yeng Guiao and the Philippine basketball team are not thinking of the so-called ?Korean curse? media have been floating around as hounding the Filipinos campaign in the sport their countrymen love most in t
Jorge Vargas: Co-founder of the Asian Games Federation
Sat, 25 Aug 2018
This piece is in response to queries from people who read my column a few Sundays ago on how the Asian Games was born. Questions boiled down to why was it that the First Asian Games were held in 1951, three y
Boxing: Traditional medals source in PH's Asiad campaigns
Fri, 24 Aug 2018
With a total of 395-medal haul in the past 17 editions of the Asian Games, the Philippines is currently ranked 10th at the all-time Asian Games medal tally.
Of the Filipino athletes' total harvest, 64 were gold med
Diaz's long road to Asian Games gold
Thu, 23 Aug 2018
Did you know that had Hidilyn Diaz yielded to pressure the high priests of Philippine sports exerted on her to retire four years ago, the country?s 20-year Olympic medal draught wouldn?t have