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Sanda bets shine

The Philippines showcased its dominance in the Sanda Wushu event, bagging six medals out of seven events. Divine Wally of the Women’ 48kg category, Jessie Aligaga of Men’s 48kg category, Arnel Mandal of the Men’s 52kg, Francisco Solis of Men’s 56kg and Clemente Tagubara Jr. of Men’s 65kg all clinched the gold medal in their […] The post Sanda bets shine appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource: tribune tribuneDec 3rd, 2019

SEA Games: PHI sepak takraw bets hope gold medals shine light on sport

SUBIC - The Philippines made history in sepak takraw in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games. With their double gold in the women's and men's hoops last Sunday, the Filipinos won an event in the sport for the first time in the regional meet. And for the country's sport officials, that should just be the start. "Out of six (events), sana makakuha tayo ng tatlo. You have to understand that powerhouse Thailand is here, but makatatlo lang tayo, boundary na," Pilipinas Sepak Takraw president Karen Tanchanco-Caballero said. She then continued, "This is the realistic forecast. Sino ba ayaw ng six (golds), but we know our limitations." Still up for grabs in the sport are six gold medals in doubles and regu in the coming days. Whether or not the Philippines gets its goal, though, it already has two golds to show for its trouble - and that is already a much-welcome development. With that, Tanchanco-Caballero said that they are only hoping that this encourages the country's youth to try out sepak takraw. As she put it, "I told (the athletes) that this would make or break the sport in terms of pagkilala. This is very popular in Visayas and Mindanao, but Metro Manila is yet to discover how we are built for the sport." She then continued, "We want to inspire the youth na meron pang ibang sport na magagaling tayo. This is as Filipino as it can get." After all, the Philippine governing body is already going all-out in supporting the growth of the sport. "Our athletes really worked hard. They spent time away from their families and nag-commit talaga sila," its president said while also mentioning that the national team had a three-month camp in Thailand as well as month-long training in South Korea before the regional meet. And of course, that only proved to be a big boost to the Filipinos' gold medal bid. "Yung support ng government, malaking tulong. Pinadala kami sa abroad kaya malaking tulong yun sa preparation," coach Romulo Ruedas said. He then continued, "Pagdating ng panahon, yung Thailand, baka mabi-beat natin." --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2019

Philippine bets shine in Myanmar

Yves Campos, a 26-year-old registered nurse from Cebu City, was declared 2019 Mister Tourism Culture & Universe winner during the third edition’s finals held in Yangon, Myanmar on Aug. 31......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2019

SEA Games: Records fall as Team PHI continues hauling in gold medals

Athletics bets reset new marks in their respective events as Team Philippines scooped up more gold medals on different fronts to add to its growing collection on Saturday in the 30th Southeast Asian Games. Kristina Marie Knott won gold and shattered the 2001 meet record set by Supavedee Khawpeag of Thailand in the women’s 200m. dash, clocking 23.01 seconds in the final at the New Clark City Stadium in Tarlac. Knott, who also set the new local standard, broke the old record earlier during the heats with 23.07 seconds only to reset it once again hours later. Khawpeag’s old mark was 23.30 seconds. She surpassed Fil-Canadian teammate Zion Corrales Nelson (23.32 seconds), who broke “Asia’s fastest woman” Lydia De Vega-Mercado’s local record (23.35 seconds) earlier this year in a US NCAA meet. Tokyo Olympics-bound EJ Obiena erased 5.35m 2017 mark of Thai Porranot Purahong by clearing 5.45m to write a new gold standard in men’s pole vault.  Their feat added more glitter to Team Philippines’ total haul of 89 gold medals with 67 silver and 65 bronze. Indonesia is running second with 50-49-58 gold-silver-bronze followed by Vietnam (45-50-64). Poomsae at the Ninoy Aquino stadium accounted for four mints courtesy of Rodolfo Reyes (men’s recognized individual), Jeordan Dominguez (men’s freestyle), Jocel Lyn Ninobla (women’s recognized individual) while Reyes teamed up with Dustin Mella and Raphael Mella to rule the men’s recognized team event. Asian Games champion Margielyn Didal won her second gold medal in the meet with her conquest in women’s skateboarding street, Daniela Reggie Dela Pisa contributed a mint in rhythmic gymnastics (hoop) while Chezka Centeno ruled the 10-ball pool single. Rowers Cris Nievarez (men’s lightweight single scull), Hermie Macaranas (men’s singles 200m) and the pair Melcah Jen Caballero and Joanie Delgaco (women’s lightweight double sculls) added golds as well as the sailing tandem of Lester Tayong and Emerson Villena (men’s international 470). The duo of Francis Alcantara and Jeson Patrombon ruled men’s tennis doubles, Noelle Manalac was victorious in women’s soft tennis singles, Junna Tsukii won the -50kg kumite in karatedo while the PHI women’s fencing team reigned supreme in epee.      .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated News16 hr. 5 min. ago

Dela Pisa tops hoops event of women’s rhythmic gymnastics

DANIELA Dela Pisa, an ovarian cancer survivor, added a gold medal to the Philippines’ haul after topping the individual hoops event of the women’s rhythmic gymnastics in the 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) on Saturday morning at the Rizal Memorial Coliseum. Dela Pisa topscored with 17.750 points to beat Malaysian bets Amzan Izzah (16.500) and […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 7th, 2019

PBA: “Gilas 5” highlight 2019 Draft

Just like in 2016, the 2019 PBA Rookie Draft will be a two-part draft proceeding, with a special draft among Gilas prospects held before the regular draft exercise.  Seventy-one players, in all, hope that their names be called and their dreams come true in the keenly awaited draft exercise set at Robinson’s Place Manila, Sunday starting at 3 p.m. Ateneo players Isaac Go, Matt and Mike Nieto, San Sebastian’s Allyn Bulanadi and UE’s Rey Suerte are five players placed in a special pool for special dispersal to Columbian Dyip, Blackwater, NLEX, Alaska and Rain or Shine. These five players are being eyed by the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas for inclusion in the Gilas program for the next FIBA World Cup the country is hosting in 2013. In 2016, the PBA also held a special draft involving then Gilas cadet players Mac Belo, Matthew Wright, RR Pogoy, Jio Jalalon, Kevin Ferrer, Mike Tolomia, Carl Bryan Cruz, Von Pessumal, Ed Daquioag, Russel Escoto, Arnold Van Opstal and Alfonzo Gotladera. In the regular draft then, Raphael Banal was the top choice by Blackwater. The Dyip, the Elite, the Road Warriors, the Aces and the Elasto Painters will get cracks at Go, the Nieto twins, Bulanadi and Suerte. But the teams will only hold rights on these players, and get to enlist them only once they are released by the SBP from Gilas service. With Go in the special draft and out of the regular pool, the guessing game is who will be bestowed the honors of being the top of the 2019 draft class. Columbian owns the rights for the first pick. The complete draft order in the first round is Columbian at No. 1 followed by Blackwater at No. 2, NLEX at No. 3, Alaska No. 4, Rain or Shine Nos. 5 to 7, NorthPort No. 8, Magnolia No. 9, Barangay Ginebra No. 10, TNT KaTropa No. 11 and Columbian No. 12. In the second round, it is Ginebra, Blackwater, NLEX, Alaska, Alaska, Meralco, Rain or Shine, NLEX, Magnolia, Ginebra, Rain or Shine and NorthPort. Two other Ateneo stalwarts in Adrian Wong and Vince Tolentino, Adamson’s Sean Manganti, Letran’s Jeric Balanza and Bonbon Batiller, twin brothers Jayvee and Jaycee Marcelino of Lyceum, William McAloney of EAC, Cris Dumapig of CEU, Gwen Combo of FEU, Kid Montalbo of La Salle, Michael Salado of Arellano, Christopher Bitoon of St. Clare and Rian Michael Ayon-ayon of PCU are among the notable hopefuls.  .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsDec 7th, 2019

UE grad gives PH first fencing gold

Jylyn Nicanor gave the national fencing team its first gold medal following a thrilling 15-14 victory over Diah Permatasari of Indonesia in the women’s individual sabre event in the 30th Southeast Asian Games Thursday night at the World Trade Center in Pasay City. Nicanor’s win ended the drought for the Filipino fencers after two bets […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsDec 5th, 2019

2 PH judo bets triumph

SAN FERNANDO, PAMPANGA — Host Philippines, Thailand, and Indonesia all bagged two golds each to open the curtains of the 30th Southeast Asian Games Judo championships, Thursday at the Laus Group Events Centre here.  The star of opening day was without a doubt 23-year-old Filipino-Japanese judoka Kiyomi Watanabe. *Thank you for the support. The support […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsDec 5th, 2019

Local bets Didal, Ledermann rule skateboarding action

Margielyn Didal and Daniel Ledermann swept the gold medals in their respective categories in the game of SKATE in skateboarding on Thursday in the 30th Southeast Asian Games at the Sigtuna Hall, Tagaytay City......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 5th, 2019

Let the athletes shine

“That’s why it is revolting to hear stories of them being made to wait, served unhealthy food and made to sleep in functions rooms. The post Let the athletes shine appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsDec 5th, 2019

Avalanche of gold continues; swimmer shines

As Team Philippines doubled its medal haul, two Filipino-American bets broke two national records and contributed to the host country’s eight-gold tally on Day 4 of the 30th Southeast Asian Games......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 5th, 2019

Obstacle course bets,Shooters sparkday-four charge

From the dance floor of Royce Hotel to Angeles University Foundation Arena, both in Pampanga, then to the equally packed World Trade Center Hall in Manila, Team Philippines carried the fight to Filinvest City in Alabang yesterday and kept its dominant run, sweeping the four gold medals in Obstacle Course to anchor another golden splurge in Day 4 of the 30th Southeast Asian Games......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 4th, 2019

SEA Games: Philippines advances to men’s volleyball semis

A very confident Philippine team showed up at the PhilSports Arena in Pasig City on Wednesday as the home bets crushed Vietnam, 25-20, 25-21, 25-12, to book a semifinals ticket in the 30th Southeast Asian Games men's volleyball competition. Smelling blood after taking the first two sets with ease, the Filipinos made a coup de grace in the third as they opened a gaping 12-point advantage on their way to their second straight win in Pool B. The PHI has yet to drop a set in the competition after sweeping Cambodia in their opener on Monday. With the crowd electrified by the Nationals power plays and solid net defense, the Nationals denied the 2017 editions bronze medalist a chance for a podium finish while giving themselves an opportunity to end a 28-year medal drought. “Sobrang saya kasi alam ko ito ‘yung muling nakapasok ‘yung Pilipinas sa Final Four kasi (last medal) pa natin is 1991,” said PHI head coach Dante Alinsunurin. “Sobrang tuwa na na-achieve namin ngayon na makapasok sa Final Four.” Bryan Bagunas bannered the Nationals with 22 points off 17 kills, three aces and two kill blocks while Marck Espejo displayed crisp spiking with 11 kills off 22 attempts to finish with 13 markers.    Skipper John Vic De Guzman, Kim Malabunga and Francis Saura got seven points each while setter Joshua Retamar tallied 17 excellent sets and had four points including three of the Philippines' 11 kill blocks in the match that lasted for only an hour and 24 minutes. De Guzman's ace in the third gave the Philippines a comfortable, 21-9, lead before cruising to morale-boosting conquest.   The PHI joined reigning silver medalist and also unbeaten in two games Indonesia, which the Nationals will face on Friday to close the group stage, in the Final Four. Only Thanh Thuan Tu reached double-digit scoring for the Vietnamese with 15 points -all from attacks - while Quang Khanh Le got seven markers. Vietnam absorbed its second defeat in as many games. Meanwhile, Indonesia beat Cambodia, 25-20, 25-17, 35-33, in the other Pool B match while Myanmar debuted with a 26-25, 25-21, 25-18, victory over Singapore in Pool A to join defending champion Thailand on top of their group.    --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @fromtheriles.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsDec 4th, 2019

SEA Games: Team PHI now with 56 gold medals overall

Newly-introduced sport obstacle course racing turned out to be a goldmine for the Philippines after digging four gold medals to add to the host nation’s haul in Day 4 of the 30th Southeast Asian Games. The hosts earned nine gold medals on Wednesday.  Team Philippines closed the day with a total of 56 golds, 41 silvers and 22 bronzes. The PHI obstacle course bets were victorious at the Filinvest City, Alabang course with Kevin Jeffrey Pascua winning the men’s individual 100 m. x 10 obstacle while Rochelle Suarez ruled the women’s division of the event. Not to be outdone, the team of Diana Buhler, Jeffrey Regino, Keilah Rodriguez and Nathaniel Sanchez dominated the mixed team relay 400m. x 12 obstacle while the crew of Kyle Redentor, Kaizen Dela Serna, Manolito Divina and Deanne Moncada won in the mixed team assist 400m. x 12 obstacle. At the Aquatics Center in New Clark City, Tarlac, the Philippines finally ended a decade-long gold medal drought Filipino-American James Deiparine in the men’s 100m. breaststroke. Not only is Deiparine the first Filipino gold medalist in swimming since 2019, he is also the regional meet’s new record holder with a time of 1:01:46. Weightlifting found a new princess in Kristel Macrohon after winning the gold medal in women’s 71kg. with a lift of 123kg. in clean and jerk and 93 in snatch for a total of 216kg. to the delight of the crowd inside the Ninoy Aquino Stadium. In the Marine Corps Training Center in Taguig City, Marly Martir shot her way to two gold medals after ruling the WA 1500 PPC women’s individual with a score of 1450-60x before teaming up with Franchette Quiroz and Elvie Baldivino in the team even with a total score of 4320-161x to round up Team Philippines' outing.   Meanwhile, the men’s pair of Jearome Calica and Joemar Gallaza staked claim to the top spot in the Wai Kru event of Muay Thai, Wednesday at Subic Bay Exhibition and Convention Center with a score of 9.59......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsDec 4th, 2019

Memorable signature walks of Miss Universe PH bets

Take a look back on our Miss Universe-Philippines queens’ signature walks that led them to their remarkable, and even triumphant, stints in the prestigious competition via this feature......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  abscbnRelated NewsDec 4th, 2019

Man City finds stride in 4-1 victory vs Burnley; Palace wins

LONDON (AP) — After the lights went out in the changing room, Manchester City finally found a way to shine on the pitch again. City bounced back from its disappointing draw at Newcastle by beating Burnley 4-1 in the Premier League on Tuesday, displaying the kind of fluent attacking play that has often eluded Pep Guardiola’s team lately. Gabriel Jesus scored twice for City, which arrived at Turf Moor to find that the lights weren’t working in the away dressing room. The club tweeted out a picture of a black screen to make light of the situation, and the team then made light work of Burnley as well. Jesus curled in the opener in the 24th minute and doubled the lead just after halftime. Rodri added the third with a thundering volley into the roof of the net from 20 yards out in the 68th before substitute Riyad Mahrez netted his 50th Premier League goal in the 87th. Burnley's Robbie Brady grabbed a late consolation goal for the host. City had won just one of their last five games in all competitions but moved into second place above Leicester ahead of its game against Watford on Wednesday. It also cut Liverpool’s lead to eight points ahead of the Reds’ game against rival Everton in the Merseyside Derby on Wednesday. And Rodri insisted the defending champion hasn’t given up hope of catching Liverpool. "Until the maths say another thing we have all the chance of winning the Premier League,” Rodri said. "We don't see the best version of Manchester City until now." TEN-MAN PALACE WINS In Tuesday’s other game, substitute Jeffrey Schlupp scored in the 76th minute as 10-man Crystal Palace beat Bournemouth 1-0 to provisionally move up to fifth. Roy Hodgson's side played a man down for 71 minutes after Mamadou Sakho was sent off for a rash tackle, but Palace’s makeshift back four produced a solid display to see out a second straight win. Bournemouth, meanwhile, has now lost four games in a row. Sakho was making just his second league start of the season and recklessly caught Adam Smith high on the knee when sliding in for a tackle in the 19th minute, causing referee Anthony Taylor to show a straight red card. Palace then had another setback when Patrick Van Aanholt sustained a hamstring injury and had to be replaced by Schlupp. That meant Palace had center-back Martin Kelly playing on the right of the back four, midfielder Cheikhou Kouyate at the heart of defense and Schlupp — usually a winger — filling in at left-back. However, Bournemouth struggled to create chances and the hosts were still a threat on counterattacks, with Wilfried Zaha having a penalty appeal waved away in the 70th minute after colliding with Chris Mepham. Schlupp then scored the winner after he raced past Jefferson Lerma and Dominic Solanke before dribbling into the area and rifling an effort past Aaron Ramsdale from 12 yards out. Tuesday’s games were the first Premier League matches to be streamed live by Amazon in Britain, after the online giant bought the rights for two full rounds per season for the next three years......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsDec 4th, 2019

Pinoy fighters sweep sanda combat events

​Clemente Tabugara Jr. and Jessie Aligaga, two standouts who took over spots once held in the national team by wushu legends Eduard Folayang and Rene Catalan, led Team Philippines to a sweep of all five sanda (Chinese kickboxing) events of the 30th Southeast Asian Games wushu competitions yesterday at the World Trade Center in Pasay City......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2019

SEA Games: Pinas humakot pa ng 5 ginto sa wushu

NAGWAGI ang Pilipinas ng lima pang gintong medalya sa wushu matapos manaig sa 30th Southeast Asian Games sanda finals Martes ng hapon sa World Trade Center. Naunang naipanalo ni Divine Wally ang ginto matapos magdomina sa women’s 48kg sanda competition. Sinundan ito ng panibagong gold ni Jessie Aligaga sa men’s 48kg final. Kasunod ni Aligaga […] The post SEA Games: Pinas humakot pa ng 5 ginto sa wushu appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2019

PH wushu sanda team brings gold haul to 47

PH wushu sanda team brings gold haul to 47.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2019

High hopes for Blu Boys, Girls, tennis bets, Alkhaldi

Longtime sports patron Jean Henri Lhuillier has high expectations for the team sports and the individual athletes that Cebuana Lhuillier has been supporting the past years including soft ball and tennis......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2019

Duathlon, cycling bets add to Philippines’ SEA Games golden haul

Two more gold medals went to Philippine bets in the 30th Southeast Asian Games, with Monica Torres clinching first place in women's duathlon and Lea Denise Belgira also winning gold in the women's mountain bike downhill.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2019