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Torch design for 2019 SEA Games patterned after sampaguita

[embedded content] The design of the torch to be used in the 2019 Southeast Games is inspired by the Philippines’ national flower, the sampaguita. Gretchen Fullido gives a look. Let’s block ads! (Why?)

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PBA: TNT needs OT to beat Alaska, remain unbeaten in 8 games

Troy Rosario and TNT extended their winning start to 8 games. PBA Media Bureau KJ McDaniels scored 37 points, including a key 3-pointer with 1:47 left in the game, as TNT beat Alaska 99-93 in overtime the 2019 PBA Governors’ ...

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Organizers race against time to complete some SEA Games venues

Every day since September, Bettina Pou has been working feverishly in a hot, dusty room at Rizal Memorial Sports Complex in Manila. Pou, secretary-general of the Gymnastics Association of the Philippines, the sport’s national governing body, smiles when asked about ...

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PH football teams earn luck of the draw in SEA Games

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The Philippine Azkals have been bunched in a lighter group alongside Timor Leste, Myanmar, Cambodia, and Malaysia after the ceremonial drawing of lots ahead of the 30th Southeast Asian Games.

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Taekwondo: It’s all or nothing for Pauline Lopez in SEA Games

MANILA, Philippines — Now back to her normal weight category, Filipina jin Pauline Lopez is eyeing nothing short of the gold medal in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games that the country will host in November. Lopez won gold in the ...

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SEA Games: Cone not too worried by another short Gilas practice

MANILA, Philippines — Gilas Pilipinas had another short practice at Meralco Gym, with head coach Tim Cone revealing that his squad managed to do just two of the four things he had planned for the Monday night session. All 15 ...

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PSC chief says Yulo, Petecio to get P1-M, vows support for Olympic prospects until 2028 Games

Gymnast Carlos Yulo (left) and pole-vaulter EJ Obiena. File MANILA – Filipino athletes considered by the government to be capable of winning an Olympic medal can be assured of long-term financial support, a top sports official said on Monday. The ...

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SEA Games: Pinoy long-distance runner dumaan sa kilo-kilometrong sakripisyo

[embedded content] Ang silver-medal finish ni Jerald Zabala sa Milo Marathon ang nagbigay daan para makasali siya sa darating na Southeast Asian Games. Hindi biro ang pagkakataong ito para kay Zabala kung kaya’t napilitan niyang malayo mula sa pamilya habang ...

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SEA Games: His star soaring, gold favorite EJ Obiena still keeps feet on the ground

Filipino pole-vaulter EJ Obiena is arguably Southeast Asia’s top pole vaulter, but he doesn’t let the raves distract him from making sure he gets the job done. Handout MANILA, Philippines—Filipino pole vaulter EJ Obiena has competed and won all over ...

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SEA Games: June Mar’s presence a confidence-builder for Gilas, says Cone

MANILA, Philippines — Reigning PBA Most Valuable Player June Mar Fajardo joined Gilas Pilipinas practice for the first time on Thursday night, and immediately made an impression on head coach Tim Cone. Fajardo was unable to join the team’s first ...

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