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Team PH delivers more gold in 29th SEA Games KUALA LUMPUR -- On a busy day where a gold rush was expected, a pair of gymnasts stepped forward and sparked the movement before a wushu artist and a fencer delivered…

With Carl Lewis watching, Pinoys to show wares

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TAIPEI -- With nine-time Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis watching, the country’s track and field stars under the Federation of School Sports Association of the Philippines (FESSAP) take the limelight in the 29th Summer Universiade here Wednesday. The 15-man athletics…

Tears for Pinoys in Taipei

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TAIPEI -- Losses here, there and everywhere marked Team Philippines’ campaign on Day 4 of the 29th Summer Universiade. Tennis, a source of pride only the other day, failed to deliver this time. Marian Capadocia and Reisha Nillasca fell in…

Twin kill

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KUALA LUMPUR – ON a day when Team Philippines was missing terribly to deliver the much-needed wins in other fronts, the triathlon squad came to the rescue with a pair of gold medals to ease the pain in the 29th…

High hopes for PH tracksters

KUALA LUMPUR -- Eric Shawn Cray will be gunning for a golden double when athletics competition of the 29th Southeast Asian Games goes full blast Tuesday at the impressive KL Sports City here. Cray, the two-time Olympian, is scheduled to…

Archers miss mark

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TAIPEI -- In an archery event where a lovely South Korean lass set a new world record, the Filipina archers went out with a whimper in the Taipei Universiade 2017. All three Filipina archers who reached the round-of-24 of the…

Capadocia shines in Taipei

TAIPEI -- Triumph by Marian Capadocia in women’s tennis brought the smile back on the Philippines’ campaign in the 29th Summer Universiade here Monday. Capadocia, one of the country’s brightest young players who trained in Amsterdam, made short work of…

Ceres booters take on ‘Tajiks’

NEWLY-MINTED Asean Zonal champion Ceres Negros hopes to continue to make history as it plays Tajikistan’s FC Istiklol in the opening leg of the AFC Cup Inter-Zone semifinals today at the Pamir Stadium in Dushnabe. Kick-off is at 10 p.m.…

Archer Chomapoy in big start in Universiade

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TAIPEI -- Archery provided the biggest story for Team Philippines in the 29th Summer Universiade in Taipei on Sunday. Xena Hendra Chomapoy edged Magdalena Smialkowska of Poland, 6-2, in a tense round- of-48 encounter in the women’s recurve individual at…

Taipei welcomes the world

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TAIPEI -- The 29th Summer Universiade formally opened Saturday with a spectacular production number that started with colorful dance performances honoring the past and embracing the future and ended with the lighting of the cauldron by a well-loved Taiwanese baseball…

Gold for Tabal

KUALA LUMPUR -- Mary Joy Tabal fulfilled her promise to deliver the country’s first gold medal when she ruled the women’s marathon event of the 29th Southeast Asian Games Saturday morning in nearby Putrajaya City. Tabal -- pride and joy…

Archers, jins take centerstage in Taipei

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TAIPEI -- After taking part in the colorful parade of nations in Saturday’s spectacular opening ceremony of the 29th Summer Universiade, the Philippines begins its hunt for the coveted gold medals in archery, diving, judo, swimming, taekwondo and weightlifting. Loren…

Amaya vows vengeance

KUALA LUMPUR -- Quietly sobbing in one corner inside the Philippine tent at the end of the 29th Southeast Asian Games compound archery competitions on Friday was Amaya Paz-Cojuangco. A two-time SEA Games champion, Paz-Cojuangco was visibly disappointed after she…

Kayla skips century dash title defense

KUALA LUMPUR – Reigning Southeast Asian Games sprint queen Kayla Richardson relinquishes her crown in the women’s 100-meter run to focus on the 200-meter and relay events when the athletics competition of the 29th SEA Games gets going Tuesday at…

FESSAP gets thumbs up from FISU

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TAIPEI -- The Federation of School Sports Association of the Philippines (FESSAP) continues to enjoy wide support and acceptance from the International University Sports Federation (FISU) family. On Saturday, FESSAP was again honored by FISU president Oleg Martysin of the…
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