PH wins two more golds in athletics in SEA Games

  KUALA LUMPUR — The Philippine athletics team has produced two more gold medals on Wednesday night in the ongoing 29th Southeast Asian Games here. Filipino-American Trenten Anthony Beram ruled the men’s 200-meter run while Aries Toledo won the men’s decathlon event at the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil. The athletics team now has four gold medals, … Read More

Patrimonio reaches semis in SEA Games

KUALA LUMPUR — Anna Clarice Patrimonio has assured the Philippines of a bronze medal in tennis after reaching the women’s singles semifinal round in the 29th Southeast Asian Games on Wednesday. The 5-foot-9 Patrimonio fought back from a second-set defeat to prevail over Indonesian Beatrice Gumulya, 7-6, 4-6, 6-3, in their quarterfinal encounter at the National … Read More

PH netters target 2 golds in SEA Games

MANILA — The Philippine tennis delegation hopes to win at least two gold medals in the 29th Southeast Asian Games which will be held from August 19 to 31 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Two years ago in Singapore, Filipino-Americans Treat Huey and Denise Dy ruled the mixed doubles event — the country’s only gold in tennis. … Read More

PHL netter Alcantara triumphs in Thailand

  MANILA, Aug. 9 — Top seeds Francis Casey Alcantara of the Philippines (in photo) and partner Yuichi Ito of Japan survived their equally-talented rivals on Tuesday in the men’s doubles competition of the USD15,000 PTT-LTAT Academy Men’s Circuit 2 in Nonthaburi. According to the International Tennis Federation (ITF) website, Alcantara and Ito scored a … Read More

PH sepak takraw team eyes 6 medals in 2017 SEA Games

  MANILA — The all-out support of the Philippine Sports Commission to the athletes joining the Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) next month is reason enough for them to be optimistic. The PSC headed by William Ramirez has funded the training camps and international and local tournaments of SEAG-bound athletes. According to Karen Tanchanco-Caballero, president … Read More

Pantino bows out of Vietnam tennis tournament

MANILA — Top seed Filipino Arthur Craig Pantino absorbed a shocking defeat to seventh seed Chinese Zicheng Zeng in the singles semifinal of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Junior Becamex Cup at the Community Sport Center on Saturday. The Cebuano netter fought hard throughout the match but he failed to overcome the equally-talented Zheng, who … Read More