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Cray settles for 7th place in Asian Games men's 400-m hurdles

Cray settles for 7th place in Asian Games men's 400-m hurdles

August 28, 2018, 8:45 am

JAKARTA, Indonesia -- Filipino-American Eric Shawn Cray finished seventh in the men's 400-meter hurdles final of the 18th Asian Games athletic competitions at the Gelora Bung Karno Main Stadium on Monday night. The 29-year-old Cray clocked 51.53 seconds, which was slower than his time of 50.54 in… Read More

PH picks up 2 more bronze medals in Asian Games

PH picks up 2 more bronze medals in Asian Games

August 27, 2018, 7:59 pm

JAKARTA -- The Philippines picked up its 12th bronze medal courtesy of karateka Junna Tsukii in the women's -50kg event of the 18th Asian Games here. Tsukii pulled off a 4-1 victory over Thailand's Paweena Raksachart, the 2017 SEA Games silver medalist, in their battle-for-the-bronze match at the… Read More

Gilas bows to SoKor in Asiad basketball

Gilas bows to SoKor in Asiad basketball

August 27, 2018, 5:16 pm

MANILA -- The Korean road block once again hit Gilas Pilipinas. South Korea clinched the first spot in the Asian Games men's basketball tournament with a 91-82 comeback victory over Gilas at the GBK Basketball Hall in Jakarta on Monday. A hot fourth quarter was all South Korea needed to eliminate… Read More

Pencak silat's Regalado wins bronze in Asian Games

Pencak silat's Regalado wins bronze in Asian Games

August 27, 2018, 1:17 pm

JAKARTA -- Pencak silat's Cherry May Regalado gave the Philippines its 11th bronze medal in the 18th Asian Games here on Monday. Regalado tallied 444 points among six competitors in the women's singles final at the Padepokan Pencak Silat Center in Taman Mini Indonesia Indah. Indonesia's Puspa… Read More

Tabal finishes 11th in Asian Games women's marathon

Tabal finishes 11th in Asian Games women's marathon

August 26, 2018, 8:44 pm

JAKARTA -- Mary Joy Tabal placed 11th in the women's marathon competition in the 18th Asian Games at the Gelora Bung Karno Main Stadium here Sunday. Tabal, the defending Southeast Asian (SEA) Games marathon champion, finished the race in 2 hours, 51 minutes and 41 seconds.  Bahrain's Rose… Read More

PH golfers deliver 2 golds in Asian Games

PH golfers deliver 2 golds in Asian Games

August 26, 2018, 7:17 pm

JAKARTA -- The Philippines added two more golds in its medal haul in the ongoing 18th Asian Games here. Filipino-Japanese Yuka Saso topped the women's individual event and annexed the team gold with Bianca Pagdanganan and Lois Kaye Go in the golf competitions at the Pondok Indah Golf and Country… Read More

Karatekas Soriano, Macaalay bow out of Asian Games

Karatekas Soriano, Macaalay bow out of Asian Games

August 26, 2018, 5:46 pm

JAKARTA -- Two more athletes from karate kissed their medal hopes goodbye after failing to advance in the 18th Asian Games competitions at the Jakarta Convention Center Plenary Hall here on Sunday. Mae Soriano survived her first-round match against Jordan's Fatima Alshawabkeh, 2-1, to reach the… Read More

PH loses to Indonesia in Asian Games volleyball prelim

PH loses to Indonesia in Asian Games volleyball prelim

August 26, 2018, 3:46 pm

JAKARTA -- The Philippines bowed to Indonesia, 1-3 (20-25, 20-25, 26-24, 22-25) in the 18th Asian Games women's volleyball preliminary round Group A at the Gelora Bung Karno Volley Center here on Saturday night. Alyssa Valdez scored 16 points while Alyja Daphne Santiago added 13 points for the… Read More

Ceres Negros seals 2nd PFL title with 4-1 win over Stallion Laguna

Ceres Negros seals 2nd PFL title with 4-1 win over Stallion Laguna

August 26, 2018, 9:39 am

BACOLOD CITY -- Ceres Negros sealed its second Philippines Football League (PFL) title with a 4-1 domination of Stallion Laguna in the season’s final match at Panaad Stadium on Saturday night. Coming from a loss to Davao Aguilas two weeks ago, the Busmen returned to winning form as Bienvenido… Read More

Ju-jitsu fighters Ramirez, Eppinger lose in Asian Games

Ju-jitsu fighters Ramirez, Eppinger lose in Asian Games

August 25, 2018, 6:56 pm

JAKARTA -- After winning the bronze medal in men's BMX of cycling in the 18th Asian Games, the Philippines failed to reach the medal round in the Ju-jitsu and karate competitions on Saturday. Asian champions Annie Ramirez and Apryl Jessica Eppinger were eliminated in the first round of… Read More

Cyclist Caluag wins BMX bronze in Asian Games

Cyclist Caluag wins BMX bronze in Asian Games

August 25, 2018, 4:25 pm

JAKARTA -- Filipino-American Daniel Patrick Caluag lost in the men's BMX of cycling final to give the Philippines its seventh bronze medal at the 18th Asian Games here on Saturday. The 31-year-old registered nurse based in Los Angeles, California clocked 35 minutes and 842 seconds, 2 minutes and… Read More

Junemar Fajardo suffers shin fracture

Junemar Fajardo suffers shin fracture

August 25, 2018, 8:49 am

MANILA -- San Miguel may need to play most of its PBA Governors' Cup games without its superstar. The team's physician confirmed on Friday night that Junemar Fajardo will miss up to two months of play due to a leg injury. In particular, the team doctor revealed that Fajardo has a stress fracture… Read More

Jiu-jitsu fighter Ochoa wins PH's 6th bronze in Asian Games

Jiu-jitsu fighter Ochoa wins PH's 6th bronze in Asian Games

August 24, 2018, 9:47 pm

JAKARTA -- The Philippines captured its sixth bronze medal in the 18th Asian Games courtesy of Margarita Ochoa in the women's Newaza -49-kg. event in the Jiu-jitsu competition at the Jakarta Convention Center Assembly Hall here on Friday. Ochoa, a gold medalist in the 2018 Asian Championships in… Read More

Loon, Dines enter pencak silat semis in Asian Games

Loon, Dines enter pencak silat semis in Asian Games

August 24, 2018, 7:55 pm

JAKARTA -- Jefferson Rhey Loon and Dines Dumaan demolished their respective quarterfinal opponents to advance in the medal round of the 18th Asian Games pencak silat competition at the Pencak Silat Center here on Friday. Loon, a bronze medalist in the 2017 Malaysia SEA Games, eliminated Almazbek… Read More

PH athletics team to start Asian Games campaign on Saturday

PH athletics team to start Asian Games campaign on Saturday

August 24, 2018, 5:48 pm

JAKARTA -- Defending SEA Games champion decathlete Aries Toledo will kick off the Philippine campaign in the 18th Asian Games athletics competition at the Gelora Bung Karno main stadium here on Saturday. Toledo will see action in the men's 100-m, long jump, and shot put events in the morning and… Read More

PH spikers win first match in Asian Games preliminary round

PH spikers win first match in Asian Games preliminary round

August 23, 2018, 8:44 pm

JAKARTA -- The Philippines defeated Hong Kong, 3-0 (25-18, 25-21, 25-22), on Thursday to post its first win in the 18th Asian Games women's volleyball competition at the Gor Bulungan Stadium here. Alyssa Valdez topscored with 14 points while Jaja Santiago added 12 points for the Nationals, who… Read More

Gymnast Yulo misses Asian Games gold medal in floor exercise

Gymnast Yulo misses Asian Games gold medal in floor exercise

August 23, 2018, 7:36 pm

JAKARTA -- Carlos Edriel Yulo failed to win the gold medal in the men's floor exercise event of the 18th Asian Games artistic gymnastics at the Jakarta International Expo Center in Kemayoran here Thursday. The 18-year-old Yulo, who topped the qualification ranking on Monday, finished seventh with… Read More

Cyclist Caluag ready to defend BMX title in Asian Games

Cyclist Caluag ready to defend BMX title in Asian Games

August 23, 2018, 6:09 pm

JAKARTA -- Daniel Caluag will try to keep the men’s gold medal hanging from his neck as he leads a three-member Philippine team with brother Christopher John and Sienna Elaine Feinnes in the 18th Asian Games BMX competitions. Both men and women races are set on the same day on Saturday at the… Read More

Reigning PFL champ Negros drawn into tough Copa Paulino group

Reigning PFL champ Negros drawn into tough Copa Paulino group

August 23, 2018, 6:07 pm

MANILA -- Reigning Philippine Football League (PFL) champion Ceres Negros will have to start its quest for a domestic double against two heavily-retooled opponents in the group stages of the Copa Paulino Alcantara, which kicks off on Sept. 1. Negros headlines Group A, but joining the multi-titled… Read More

TNT parades new import against Blackwater

TNT parades new import against Blackwater

August 23, 2018, 5:32 pm

MANILA -- TNT will bring in a new foreign reinforcement as its Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Governors' Cup campaign continues against Blackwater in the first Pasay leg of the tournament at the Mall of Asia Arena on Friday night. Enter Stacy Davis, who made the six-foot-five height limit… Read More