They won as one... they'll be feted as one

January 20, 2020
Amid the distractions and doubts hovering Team Philippines’ preparations and campaign for the 30th Southeast Asian Games, the Filipinos remained poised and kept their focus on the task at hand, resulting in one of the most inspiring moments in the history of Philippine sports.

Thank you!

December 11, 2019
AS the 30th edition of the Southeast Asian Games came to a close in festive rites rich in songs, dances and fireworks on a beautiful Wednesday evening, Team Philippines stood proud and mighty in front of its adoring countrymen, an overall champ again after wallowing in mediocrity for the longest time.

New big boss

December 10, 2019
The host team on Tuesday continued to apply the finishing touches to its astonishing overall triumph while getting ready—and excited—for its impending coronation as the new big boss of the Southeast Asian Games.

It’s all over

December 07, 2019
That’s the naked truth staring in the eyes of the rest of the field as Team Philippines continued its octopus-like performance, capturing gold medals in wild abandon everywhere and threatening to post one of the most lopsided overall victories in the long, rich history of the sporting showpiece.

Another day, another romp

December 06, 2019
From golf to track and field to obstacle course, the Filipinos delivered again on Friday as they raised their total number of medals to 69 gold, 52 silver and 43 bronze medals as of 7 last night to pull away from Indonesia (37-38-44) and Vietnam (36-38-40-49) in a remarkable showing that virtually gave them the overall title as early as Day 5 of the 12-day meet.

No letup

December 05, 2019
The Philippine contingent struck in skateboarding, fencing, judo and cycling in a Thursday to remember to sustain its amazing gold medal winning spree and keep the opposition struggling in its wake halfway through the 30th Southeast Asian Games.

In the bag!

December 04, 2019
As of Wednesday, Team PH has amassed a total of 54 gold medals, well ahead of Vietnam which has only 23 and Indonesia which has 19 and is expected to pull away beyond reach when action in other sports where it’s traditionally strong like boxing, track and field, taekwondo, basketball and softball gets underway.

They're having fun

December 03, 2019
As heavy rains kept pelting outside, there was a deluge of gold medals for the host contingent inside the World Trade Center in Pasay City, Angeles University Foundation in Angeles City and at the old Rizal coliseum in Vito Cruz as the wushu and arnis teams and world champ Carlos Yulo made Day 3 something to remember.

Unstoppable

December 02, 2019
ON A day when Typhoon Tisoy was fast approaching, Team Philippines yesterday got too busy again plucking one gold medal after another to easily surpass its previous total and pull away from the field in the overall standings of the 30th Southeast Asian Games.

All eyes on Triathletes

November 30, 2019
SAYING he’s excited and pressured at the same time on the eve of the biggest race of his young career, Andrew Kim Remolino sets out as the favorite as he tries to reward Team Philippines its first gold medal today in the 30th Southeast Asian Games traithlon competitions in Subic Bay.

Gold mine?

November 28, 2019
With more than P1 billion spent on their training overseas and exposure in international competitions, the Filipino athletes found themselves staring at the giant but doable task of winning the overall championship in their home turf for only the second time in the long history of the Southeast Asian Games.

Critics blasted

November 27, 2019
In a press conference at the World Trade Center yesterday, Phisgoc chief operating officer Ramon Suzara told mediamen that they had a chef de mission meeting where problems that hounded the sporting showpiece since last weekend have been threshed out.

POC boss: let’S move on

November 26, 2019
SAYING the glitches that have marred the 30th Southeast Asian Games a few days before it opens are normal, Philippine Olympic Committee president Abraham ‘Bambol’ Tolentino yesterday appealed for understanding and exhorted the nation to support the sporting showpiece.