PH lawn bowlers win 3 medals in China

MANILA — The national lawn bowlers have returned to the country with the three medals they won in the 13th Asian Championships in Xinxiang, China last week. Rosita Bradborn and Asuncion Bruce captured the women’s pairs silver medal in the prestigious tournament which was participated by top-level athletes from Brunei, Hong Kong, India, Korea, Macau, Malaysia, … Read More

PH gymnast Yulo eyes gold in floor exercise

JAKARTA — The Philippines will try to win its first gold medal in artistic gymnastics in the 18th Asian Games when Carlos Edriel Yulo sees action in the men’s all-around finals at the Jakarta International Expo Hall at 4 p.m. here (5 p.m. Manila time) on Thursday. The 18-year-old Yulo, who has been training in Japan … Read More

Diaz delivers PH’s 1st gold in Asian Games

JAKARTA — The Philippines captured its first gold medal in the 18th Asian Games, courtesy of weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz in the women’s 53kg category, on Tuesday night. Diaz, a silver medalist in the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil, topped the event with a total lift of 207kg. Turkmenistan’s Kristina Shermetova lifted 206kg to win the silver … Read More

PH lifters see action in Asian Games

AKARTA — The Philippine weightlifting team kicks off its campaign in the 18th Asian Games on Monday, with Nestor Colonia and Elien Rose Perez seeing action in the afternoon at the JIExpo-Kemayoran Hall A here. Colonia, a veteran of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games, is scheduled to compete at 5 p.m. (6 p.m. Manila … Read More

Chua wins PH’s first gold in SEA swimfest

LOS BAÑOS, Laguna — Xiandi Chua delivered the country’s first gold medal in the 42nd edition of the Southeast Asia (SEA) Age Group Swimming Championships that kicked off at the Trace College Aquatic Center here Friday. Chua, a Grade 12 student at the Immaculate Conception Academy, topped the girls’ 200 meters Individual Medley (IM) event in … Read More

Adamson’s Fabellon wins women’s high jump gold

  ILAGAN CITY, Isabela — Raziebel Fabellon gave Adamson University its first gold medal in the Ayala Philippine Athletics Championships after winning the women’s high jump event on Thursday at the Ilagan Sports Complex here. The 19-year-old athlete from the town of Naujan in Oriental Mindoro registered 1.65 meters to beat Nueva Vizcaya’s Josefa Ligmayo, who settled … Read More

Pinoy fencers to compete in Dubai

MANILA — Southeast Asian Games medalist Samantha Kyle Catantan will spearhead the country’s campaign in the Asian Junior and Cadet Fencing Championships which will be held from February 24 to March 4 at the Hamdan Sports Complex in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Catantan, 17, won the silver in the women’s individual foil event in Malaysia last … Read More

PH favored over Singapore in Fed Cup tiff

  MANILA — The Philippines hopes to advance to the next round when it faces Singapore on Thursday in the Fed Cup Asia/Oceania Zone Group 2 tie at the Bahrain Tennis Federation hard courts. The Philippines and Singapore, which both defeated Kyrgyzstan in the Pool B round-robin, will square off at 10 a.m. (3 p.m. Manila … Read More

PH netters hopeful of Fed Cup campaign

  MANILA — The Philippine women’s tennis team hopes to return to the Asia/Oceania Zone Group 1 when it competes in the Federation Cup Group 2 event this week. The team bannered by 2017 Kuala Lumpur Southeast Asian Games silver medalist Ana Clarice Patrimonio has arrived in Bahrain on Sunday, two days before the tournament formally … Read More