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SEA Games: Gilas bows to Alab in second tune-up

June Mar Fajardo takes a free throw during Gilas’ tune-up. Camille B. Naredo, ABS-CBN News. MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine national team succumbed to Alab Pilipinas in their second tune-up game, 93-89, Monday at the Meralco Gym. NLEX guard Kiefer ...

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SEA Games: Pinay swimmer looks to grow under tutelage of Michael Phelps’ coach

Filipino SEA Games participant Chloe Isleta is absorbing everything American swimming coach Bob Bowman is teaching her. Handout Winning a Southeast Asian Games gold medal in swimming has been elusive for the Philippines. The last time the country won one ...

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PH shooting team hopes to sustain strong showing in SEA Games

MANILA, Philippines—The Philippine shooting team hopes to ride the momentum of its strong showing in the recently-concluded Asian Shooting Championships into the coming Southeast Asian Games, which will be held in the country beginning Nov. 30. The Philippines emerged as ...

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SEA Games: Accomplished Pinoy dragon-boat teams temper gold expectations

A force in rowing in the region, notwithstanding, the Philippines offered a modest forecast ahead of the Southeast Asian Games, which begin later this month. “We are eyeing to win at least 3 of the 6 gold medals at stake,” ...

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Alab gets back at ‘tired’ Gilas as two teams split tuneup games

Photo by Mark Giongco/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines—Gilas Pilipinas settled for a split in their pair of tuneup games against Alab Pilipinas, after falling 93-89, on Monday night at Meralco Gym. The national team pool played without two of its big men ...

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SEA Games: Cone hopes Gilas will take ‘2 steps forward’ after loss to Alab

MANILA, Philippines — National team head coach Tim Cone admitted that Gilas Pilipinas took a bit of a step back on Monday evening, after a 93-89 defeat to San Miguel Alab Pilipinas in a tune-up game at the Meralco Gym. ...

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PH badminton team set for final tune up ahead of SEA Games

MANILA, Philippines—The Philippine national badminton team will get its final tune-up games heading into the 2019 Southeast Asian Gamers as it participates in the Smart National Open Badminton Tournament. ADVERTISEMENT Not only will the tournament allow the nationals to test ...

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Organizers: No problem with SEA Games information system

A representative of local Southeast Asian Games organizers on Friday assured the competition-wide systems connectivity is in place. Atty. Jarie Osias, spokesperson and legal director of the Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee (PHISGOC), said its information technology group has ...

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PH karate team hoping to surpass medal haul from 2017 SEA Games

[embedded content] Medal prospects are bright for the Philippine karate team in the upcoming SEA Games here in the Philippines. The national team won eight medals in a recent tournament in Turkey which is part of their training for the ...

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As contingents arrive for SEA Games, immigration says ‘heightened alert’ up

The Bureau of Immigration on Wednesday said airports are on “heightened alert,” as the country prepares for the influx of foreigners, a number expected to swell because the country will host the Southeast Asian Games beginning later this month. Grifton ...

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