PH to host 30th Southeast Asian Games in 2019

  MANILA – Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter S. Cayetano announced Thursday that the Philippines will be hosting the 30th edition of the Southeast Asian Games (SEAG). Cayetano was with Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) chair, William “Butch” Ramirez; and Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president, Jose “Peping” Cojuangco; when he made the announcement before sports officials … 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

High-level training abroad boosts Tabal’s confidence in SEA Games

MANILA —  Filipino ace marathoner Mary Joy Reyes Tabal’s confidence in competing at the upcoming 29th Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia was boosted with her training abroad side-by-side world-class runners and sustained government support. The 28-year-old Tabal, who hails from Barangay Guba, Cebu City, is the first Filipino marathoner to qualify in the Olympics with … Read More

PH boxers to get free medical check-ups

MANILA– The country’s professional boxers will soon enjoy free medical check-ups in certain government hospitals, Health Secretary Dr. Paulyn Ubial said Tuesday. The Department of Health wants all Filipinos to have annual check-ups. So whether you are a boxer, or other professionals, wala kang trabaho (if you are unemployed), farmer, fisher folk, lahat ng Filipino … Read More

Usain Bolt suffers injury in final career race

LONDON, Aug. 13 — Prominent Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt suffered injury and failed to finish the final race in his career, the 4 x 100 meters relay at the 2017 IAAF World Championships in Athletics held in London. Bolt said before the race, that he had been feeling pain. The sprinter pulled up and fell to the ground at the final leg of the relay carried out late … Read More