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Pinoys ready, confident for Taipei Universiade

WORLD chess championship candidate Wesley So is no longer around, but the Philippines is again ready to put its best foot forward when the 29th Summer Universiade kicks off in Taipei on Aug. 19-30. To be represented by the Federation of School Sports Association of the Philippines (FESSAP), the 180-strong…

Pinoy wushu bet assured of silver

TAIPEI -- There’s a silver lining in the Philippines’ campaign in the Taipei Universiade, after all. Looking supremely confident even as the rest of his countrymen suffered losses everywhere, wushu star Jomar Balangui defeated Isiah Ray Enriquez of the United States, 2-0, to assure himself of at least a silver…

FESSAP to Universiade bets: Do your best

GOOD luck. With guarded optimism, the Philippine team to the 29th Summer Universiade scheduled in Taipei on Aug. 19-30 leaves in batches starting today. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “I wish our athletes the best,” said Federation of School Sports Association of the Philippines (FESSAP) chairman and delegation head Alvin…

FESSAP gets thumbs up from FISU

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. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); On Saturday, FESSAP was again honored by FISU president Oleg Martysin of the Russian Federation during the two-day…

Pinoy billiards bet reaches Taipei q’finals

TAIPEI -- A heart-stopping victory in billiards gave Team Philippines a much-needed boost in the 29th Summer Universiade. John Rodlin Bautista bucked tremendous pressure to bring down M. Soronzonbold of Mongolia, 11-10, in their keenly-watched round-of-16 men’s 9-ball singles match at the Taipei Expo Dome. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});…

FESSAP to host WUGC 2018

TAIPEI -- Even before the formal closing ceremony of the 29th Summer Universiade late Wednesday, the Philippines thru the Federation of School Sports Association of the Philippines (FESAP) reaches out to the world to extend invitation for next year’s World University Golf Championships. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); To be…

FESSAP eyes early build-up

BUOYED by its successful showing in the recent 29th Summer Universiade in Taipei last month, the Federation of School Sports Association of the Philippines (FESSAP) is looking forward to the next edition in Napoli, Italy in 2019. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This early, FESSAP president David Ong said the…

So, 2 others feted on IDUS celebration

AS part of the worldwide celebrations of the International Day of University Sports on Sept. 20, the Federation of School Sports Association of the Philippines (FESSAP) paid tribute to the three Filipino athletes who brought honors to the country during the Summer Universiade from 2011 to 2017. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle…
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