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Zamboanga City lifter shines in Batang Pinoy
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Zamboanga City lifter shines in Batang Pinoy

2023 December 18 MANILA – Adrian Bucol of Zamboanga City bagged the gold medal in the boys’ 12-under 32kg category of the weightlifting competition of the Batang Pinoy National Championships at the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex on Monday. Bucol, who lives in Barangay Mampang, registered a personal best 103kgs (45kgs in snatch and 58kgs in clean...

Quizon moves closer to Grandmaster norm
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Quizon moves closer to Grandmaster norm

2023 December 14 MANILA – Filipino International Master (IM) Daniel Quizon defeated Grandmaster (GM) Rogelio “Joey” Antonio Jr. in the sixth round of the 11th Kamatyas Invitational GM Tournament at the Grandmaster Eugene Torre Museum of Pan de Amerikana in Concepcion Dos, Marikina City on Wednesday night. It was the first win for Quizon, whose first...

Philippines captures gold in World Wushu Championships
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Philippines captures gold in World Wushu Championships

2023 November 21 MANILA – The Philippines ended its campaign in the 16th World Wushu Championships with six medals, including one gold from Mark Lester Ragay, Mark Anthony and Vincent Ventura in the men’s Taolu Duilian event, at Forth Worth Convention Center in Texas, USA on Monday. The Philippines also bagged four silver medals courtesy of...

Philippine track and field team to compete in Japan
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Philippine track and field team to compete in Japan

2023 August 8 SEA GAMES CHAMPION. Long jumper Janry Ubas (left) poses with coach Dario de Rosas after winning the gold medal at the 16th Triveneto Meeting Internationale in Trieste, Italy on July 22, 2023. Ubas will lead a 13-member team to the 66th Tokai Athletics Championship scheduled on Aug. 26-27 in Fukuroi, Japan. MANILA – The...

Senate commends Filipinas for historic World Cup stint
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Senate commends Filipinas for historic World Cup stint

2023 August 8 FILIPINAS AT THE SENATE. The Philippine women’s football team is honored at the Senate on Monday (Aug. 7, 2023) for their historic FIFA World Cup stint in New Zealand in late July, highlighted by a 1-0 win over the host nation. Senate President Juan Miguel Zubiri and his colleagues handed Resolution No. 80,...

Philippine team surpasses Hanoi SEA Games medal haul
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Philippine team surpasses Hanoi SEA Games medal haul

2023 May 16 REDEMPTION. The Philippines reclaims the Southeast Asian Games gold medal after getting back at host Cambodia, 80-69, in the men’s basketball finals of the 32nd SEA Games at Morodok Techo Stadium Elephant Hall 2 in Phnom Penh on Tuesday (May 16, 2023). In the 2022 SEA Games in Hanoi, Vietnam, the Philippines’ 13...

Philippines wins 16 swimming medals, including 2 golds
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Philippines wins 16 swimming medals, including 2 golds

2023 May 12 PHNOM PENH – The Philippine national swimming team bagged a total of 16 medals, highlighted by two golds, in this year’s 32nd Southeast Asian Games at the Aquatics Center of the Morodok Techo National Sports Complex here. Xiandi Chua (women’s 200-meter backstroke) and rookie campaigner Teia Salvino (women’s 100m backstroke) won a gold...

Wushu star sparks Philippines’ 4-gold haul
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Wushu star sparks Philippines’ 4-gold haul

2023 May 12 Wushu star Agatha Wong  PHNOM PENH – Wushu star Agatha Wong sparked a four-gold haul Friday as the Philippines geared up for the final push in its bid for a fourth-place finish in the 32nd Southeast Asian Games here. Wong, balancing her studies and training, came up with a dazzling performance in the...