Powerlifter Dumapong-Ancheta eyes more medals

MANILA — There is no stopping powerlifter Adeline Dumapong-Ancheta from giving honor to the country. The 43-year-old athlete, who contracted polio at the age of three, has collected her seventh gold medal in the 2017 ASEAN Para Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia last week. “I am so blessed,” said Dumapong-Ancheta, a native of Kiangan, Ifugao, … Read More

Pinoy boxer Duno wins 2nd fight in US

DAVAO CITY — Filipino boxer Romero “Ruthless” Duno of General Santos City said that he will bring the experience from his recent victory in his next fight. The 21-year old Duno scored a convincing unanimous decision win against Mexican Juan Pablo Sanchez in their 8-rounder bout last Sept. 23 (Sunday in Manila) at the Forum in … Read More

Bejino sets new games mark, powers PH 2 golds, 2 silvers in swimming

KUALA LUMPUR — Medals poured in Wednesday for the Philippines Para Swimming at the National Aquatic Center as Team Philippines won two golds and one silver, improving its medal haul the previous days of competition in the 9th ASEAN Para Games here. Philippines para swimming team now has 2-3-2 (gold-silver-bronze) medal output. Veteran para swimmer Gary Bejino, … Read More

Powerlifter Kitan wins bronze in ASEAN Para Games

KUALA LUMPUR — Paralympian Agustin Kitan contributed a bronze to the country’s medal tally after finishing third in the 9th ASEAN Para Games powerlifting competition held at the Malaysian International Trade and Exhibition Center (MITEC) Hall 3 in Jalan Duta here Tuesday. Kitan, who saw action in the 2012 London Paralympics, registered a best lift of … Read More