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Gonzales TKO kay Ancajas

BINUGBOG ni Jerwin Ancajas si Miguel Gonzalez­ sa round six Sabado ng gabi sa Auditorio GNP Seguros sa Puebla, Mexico para matagumpay na maidepensa ang kanyang International Boxing Federation (IBF) junior bantamweight belt......»»

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Ramon Ang to Filipinos: Practice humility

San Miguel Corp. president and chief executive Ramon Ang advises every Filipino to practice kindness and humility daily to achieve a better Philippines......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: FinanceDec 7th, 2019Related News

Ancajas set to go Full route

IBF superflyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas isn’t taking any chances against Chilean challenger Miguel Gonzalez and manager/trainer Joven Jimenez said he plans to go the distance in their scheduled 12-round title bout at the Auditorio GNP Seguros in Puebla, Mexico, this morning......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsDec 7th, 2019Related News

PHI takes away one gold from dominant THA in SEA Games sailing

SUBIC - Thailand dominated 2019 Southeast Asian Games sailing, but the Philippines came away with the most prized medal in the awarding ceremony, Saturday at the Yacht Club here. Filipinos Emerson Villena and Troy Tayong got the gold medal in men's international 470 sailing by garnering a better score than Thailand’s Navee Thamsoontorn and Nut Butmarasri as well as Malaysia’s Mohamad Faizal Norizan and Ahmad Syukri Abdul Aziz who won silver and bronze, respectively. Still, Thai skippers were the biggest winners in sailing in the regional meet as they took home five of the seven gold medals awarded Saturday. They swept the women’s side with Chonakchon Wangsuk and Piyaporn Khemkaew ruling the international 420, Kamolwan Chanym reigning the laser radial, and Noppassorn Khunboonjan winning the optimist events. Wangsuk and Khemkaew had 14.0 points at the end of 10 rounds and came out on top of silver medalists Rhegielyn Boyano and Coleen Jem Ferrer of the Philippines who had 20.0 points as well as Nor Nabila Natasha Mohd Nazri and Gabrielle Yong Poquita of Malaysia who had 25.0 points. Kamolwan's win was just as decisive as her 12.0 points after Round 8 were far and away better than silver medalist Victoria Chan of Singapore's 14.0 and bronze medalist Nur Shazrin Mohammad Latif of Malaysia's 21.0. Khunboonjan, meanwhile, scored 20.0 points when 10 rounds came to a close as compared to Radiance Koh of Singapore's 25.0 points for the silver and May Myat Noe Khin of Myanmar's 34.0 points for the bronze. Things weren’t much different over at the men’s side as Thais also won the international 420 and optimist events. The pair of Jedtavee Yongyuennarn and Chakkaphat Wiriyakitti finished first with 16.0 points at the end of 10 rounds in the international 420. Silver then went to Malaysians Muhammad Fauzi Kaman Shah and Umar Al Farouk Mohd Zahawi while the bronze went to Filipinos Jericko Marbella and Brandhon Kyrielle Aquino. The last gold of the day was claimed by Singapore for men's laser sailing as Ryan Lo scored 11.0 points in eight rounds. Thai Keerati Bualong had 17.0 points to seize silver as Malaysian Khairulnizam Mohd Affendy had 27.0 points to bag bronze. --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsDec 7th, 2019Related News

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.  .....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsDec 7th, 2019Related News

& lsquo;Ginebra Ako& rsquo; campaign bags Quill award

Ginebra San Miguel Inc. received the Quill Award for Excellence in Marketing, Advertising and Brand Communication for its “Ginebra Ako” thematic marketing campaign at the 17th International Association of Business Communicators Philippine Quill Awards, the country’s most prestigious awards program in the field of business communication, held recently at Marriot Grand Ballroom in Pasay City......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsDec 6th, 2019Related News

San Miguel bares new plan to ease SLEX traffic

San Miguel Corp. said the management of South Luzon Expressway is introducing a new scheme to further ensure a much smoother flow of traffic with the ongoing construction of the Skyway Extension Project......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: FinanceDec 6th, 2019Related News

SMC adopts new SLEX traffic scheme

San Miguel Corp. said it is introducing a new scheme to further ensure a much smoother flow of traffic on the South Luzon Expressway amid the opening of a new Alabang viaduct-Skyway ramp and the reopening of the third at-grade lane of the Skyway last Sunday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceDec 6th, 2019Related News

SMC board clears $3-b note issuance

Diversified conglomerate San Miguel Corp. established a $3-billion term note program and a P60-billion shelf registration of commercial papers to fund big-ticket infrastructure projects and refinance maturing debts......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: FinanceDec 5th, 2019Related News

San Miguel Foods to issue P15 billion bonds

San Miguel Food and Beverage Inc. plans to raise P15 billion through the sale of fixed-rate bonds......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceDec 5th, 2019Related News

After 2 postponements, PH polo team seeks hot start vs Malaysians

By JAN CARLO ANOLIN CALATAGAN, Batangas – Clear skies and fair weather showed up here yesterday but organizers deemed the Miguel Romero Polo Field ‘unsafe’ and ‘too wet’ to play and postponed the 0-2 goals divisions for the second straight day. Polo competition manager Camila Lastrilla said the Federation of International Polo (FIP), led by […].....»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsDec 4th, 2019Related News

Polo matches postponed again due to wet field

Calatagan, Batangas—An unplayable field has prompted organizers to postpone two Wednesday matches in the polo competitions of the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games at the Miguel Romero Polo Field in Calatagan, Batangas, for the second-straight day......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsDec 4th, 2019Related News

NEDA expected to approve TPLEX extension next year

The Public Works Department expects the National Economic and Development Authority board to approve San Miguel Corp.’s proposal to extend Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway by another 59 kilometers to San Juan, La Union by the first quarter of 2020......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: FinanceDec 4th, 2019Related News

SMC’s Bulacan airport project faces delay

San Miguel Corp. $15-billion New Manila International Airport in Bulacan is facing another bump in the road before it can finally take off......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceDec 3rd, 2019Related News

Bulacan airport work postponed

San Miguel Corp. said Monday it postponed the groundbreaking of the P734-billion New Manila International Airport in Bulacan province after the Department of Finance raised some issues over the concession agreement. .....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: FinanceDec 2nd, 2019Related News

PH launches bid in SEA Games polo

If the weather cooperates today, the Philippine team hopes to launch its gold medal bid in the 0-2 goals division of polo competition in the 30th SEA Games in grand fashion at the beautiful Miguel Romero Polo Field in Calatagan, Batangas......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsDec 2nd, 2019Related News

High hopes for PHL Polo squad

The Philippine Polo Team is hoping that it will be all systems go for the 0-2 goals division of polo competition in the 30th Southeast Asian Games at the stunning Miguel Romero Polo Field in Calatagan, Batangas despite the threat of typhoon “Tisoy.” The Polo competition officials also remain optimistic that the Romero Field will […] The post High hopes for PHL Polo squad appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsDec 2nd, 2019Related News

After latest road death in Carcar, motorists advised to drive carefully

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Motorists especially bus drivers are encouraged to always be alert and to always follow the 60 kilometer per hour speed limit on highways in Carcar City. Police Staff Sergeant Miguel Bernabe, Carcar City Police Station investigator, gave this advice to motorists after road accident involving a Librando Bus and a motorcycle […] The post After latest road death in Carcar, motorists advised to drive carefully appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsDec 2nd, 2019Related News

SMC opens two ramps of Skyway in Alabang

San Miguel Corp. said it expects traffic to ease at South Luzon Expressway after re-opening on Sunday the third at-grade lane of Skyway and inaugurated a new, two-lane steel ramp connecting Alabang Viaduct to the elevated toll road......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: FinanceDec 1st, 2019Related News

When the Philippines showed its best as SEA Games hosts in 1981, 1991 and 2005

Hosting the biennial Southeast Asian Games, just like any international multi-sport competition, offers an opportunity for a country to flaunt its best—in terms of organizing the event, making the tournament stand-out, and unleash a vaunted athletic campaign against the region’s best. Before this year’s SEA Games, the Philippines has hosted the SEA Games three times—all of which were momentous and ground-breaking. And in each successive staging, the Filipinos went up the medal standings, reaching the top in the country’s most successful showing in international sports when the country last hosted the biennial event 14 years ago. 1981 This was the first time the Philippines took the cudgels in hosting the Games. Already in its 11th staging, the SEA Games became a centerpiece event of President Ferdinand Marcos’s presidency, as it highlighted his administration’s heightened focus on sports development. This was through the initiative of Marcos nephew Michael Keon’s Gintong Alay program.  The Games was known as the launching pad of Asia’s sprint queen Lydia de Vega, who marveled everyone with her speed and track prowess that earned her the Gold in record-breaking performances in the 100, 200, and women’s relay teams. Isidro del Prado was another track phenom, ruling the 400 meters also in record fashion. The Games was the breakthrough year in Philippine sports as it produced a bountiful harvest in Golds from track and field, cycling, bowling, boxing, basketball, swimming, and weightlifting, among others. The Philippines ended at third, its highest place at the time, with 55 golds, 55 silvers, and 77 bronze medals for a total 187 medals. 1991 Ten years after its impressive first-ever SEA Games hosting, a new government and political climate enveloped the biennial meet. Under President Corazon Aquino, the 16th SEA Games showed the remarkable change the country attained since the 1986 EDSA Revolution, which would be emphasized with an astonishing medal performance, almost topping the 16th edition if not for Indonesia’s marathon gold.  Swimming took the spotlight with ace tanker Eric Buhain capturing a record six golds, making him the most bemedalled athlete, and Akiko Thompson becoming the crowd darling, donning two golds. Bea Lucero also achieved a first-ever milestone of being the only athlete to win medals in two sporting events—two golds in gymnastics in 1987 Jakarta and a gold in the bantamweight division of women’s taekwondo in the 1991 Manila games. A 27 year-old Lydia de Vega-Mercado reclaimed the Asian sprint queen title by winning the Gold in the 100 meters over compatriot Elma Muros and Malaysian Goldivasamy Shanti. Muros, however, won the 100 meter hurdles and won the long jump gold for four successive stagings—a SEA Games first.  The Philippines would rule several sport events with a gold rush in swimming, boxing, basketball, shooting, wushu, track and field, taekwondo, bowling, billiards, among others. Its 91 Gold, 62 Silver, 84 Bronze, and 237 total medal count was good for second. 2005 It took fourteen years before Manila hosted the SEA Games again. And in 2005, its rise as the regional powerhouse in sports was completed with the contingent under the administration of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo reaching the top of the medal standings.  The 23rd  staging was unprecedented, starting with the Opening Ceremonies being held at the Quirino Grandstand instead of a sports stadium, drawing an immense live audience—estimated as the largest ever for a sports event at 200,000. It was the grandest, having the widest array of sports legends appearing in the grand parade of colors, such as SEA Games legends Lydia de Vega-Mercado and Akiko Thompson, Olympic silver medalist Onyok Velasco, top basketball player Allan Caidic, and champion equestrienne Mikee Cojuangco-Jaworski. When the Philippine delegates arrived, they were accompanied by Miss International 2005 Precious Lara Quigaman, actress Angel Locsin, and then World Boxing Council Lightweight Champion Manny Pacquiao.  Best of all, the Philippines erased the stigma of being the “sick man” of Asian sports, as it won golds left and right, even in sport events it was not usually dominant. Diver Sheila Mae Perez, swimmer Miguel Molina, rower Benjamin Tolentino Jr., and billiards ace Alex Pagulayan were the winningest Filipino athletes with three golds each. Wushu had the most golds with 11, followed by track and field, aquatics, boxing, billiards and snooker, taekwondo, traditional boat race, fencing, wrestling, bowling, judo, and archery. In addition, the Philippines won golds in arnis, karatedo, muay, rowing, shooting, lawn tennis, cycling, dance sports, golf, gymnastics, softball, baseball, lawn balls, equestrian, and pencak silat.  In total, the Philippines won the overall championship with an astonishing 113 gold, 84 silver, 94 bronze, and 291 total medal haul—its best ever in international competitions. Will the Philippines match or eclipse its historic achievement 14 years ago and continue its rise in the medal tally when it hosts the biennial event? Catch the 30th SEA Games in various locations in the Philippines from Saturday, November 30 until Wednesday, December 11 on ABS-CBN S+A, ABS-CBN S+A HD, Liga, Liga HD, iWant Sports, and sports.abs-cbn.com. .....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsNov 30th, 2019Related News