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The 17-year-old former UAAP Juniors MVP has been garnering interest in the United States.
KAI Sotto earned top individual honors in leading TSF National to a 112-102 victory over Believe Prep of South Carolina in the title match of the The Skills Factory King Invitational on Tuesday in Atlanta.The 7-foot-2 Sotto had 27 points, 10 rebounds, ...
 
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What kind of yacht can one of the highest-paid PBA players afford?
Without question, June Mar Fajardo is one of the highest-paid players in the PBA today.The five-time PBA MVP has amassed glory after glory after serving as the cornerstone of San Miguel's dynasty over the past decade.Such importance on the court should undoubtedly come ...
 
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The decade has seen excellence in sports.
Intelligence is underrated, especially if you're limited to barking out instructions from the sidelines. Yet the great ones stand out from the rest, flexing their minds with strategies that lead their teams to great heights.With that, Spin.ph gives a toast to the 10 best coaches ...
 
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Individual sports winners received P200,000 and team sports winners got either P50,000, P75,000, or P100,000.
The Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) on Tuesday handed out cash incentives to gold medal winners in the 30th Southeast Asian Games following its general assembly held at the Conrad Hotel.Most of the 149 gold medalists in the SEA Games were present in the ...
 
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Paulino Alcantara still holds the record for being the youngest player to ever debut in FC Barcelona.
More than 100 years ago, one of the best footballers alive was none other than Paulino Alcantara, the legendary Filipino football icon from FC Barcelona who also paved the way for the likes of Lionel Messi and Ronaldinho.Alcantara still holds the record as ...
 
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The Jet with another assist, this time to a young track and field runner.
Remember the photos of a young speedster in makeshift running shoes that recently went viral?Rhea Ballos of Salvacion Elementary School reportedly won three gold medals in the 400-, 800-, and the 1500-meter runs for elementary girls during the Iloilo Schools Sports Council ...
 
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It's the country's most productive SEA Games campaign ever.
It appears Team Philippines is saving its best for last.The gold machine continues to grind for the host, who garnered 22 more on Monday for a new record high output in the Southeast Asian Games.The contact sports of boxing and jui-jitsi provided ...
 
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A Sunday to remember for Philippine sports.
There is no slowing down for Team Philippines as the overall champion in waiting recorded its 'golden day' in the 30th Southeast Asian Games.The host hauled a record 24 gold medals on Sunday when medal-rich sports athletics and taekwondo led the charge ...
 
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Anton Ignacio is the youngest Filipino jet ski professional athlete.
At five feet tall, 13-year-old Anton Ignacio may find himself as one of the shortest in his eight grade class. And yet, the student from De La Salle Greenhills is a Filipino champion after bagging gold at the recently concluded Grand Cultural ...
 
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Timor-Leste’s chef de mission to the SEA Games expressed his gratitude to the Filipinos.
This week, Timor-Leste trended on social media after Filipinos showed their support to the neighboring country, which has not yet won any medal at the 30th SEA Games hosted by the Philippines.Since it first started participating at the SEA Games in 2003, Timor-Leste has ...
 
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The Indonesian surfer disappeared under the waves.
Eighteen minutes into his heat at the Men's Longboard event in La Union, a massive swell hit Indonesian surfer Arip Nurhidayat — and snapped his surfer's leash.Witnesses from the shore described his board being thrown up in the air from the force ...
 
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Lawmakers agreed to use their own salaries to raise the sum.
The 30th Southeast Asian Games has proven to be an absolute goldmine for Filipino athletes with a total of 119 medals as of the morning of day five of the regional meet. It's an impressive number, especially when compared to the 120 we ...
 
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A country celebrating Yulo's triumphs really owes this old man a debt of gratitude.
Reaping medals in his debut this 30th Southeast Asian Games, Caloy Yulo might as well be considered as the Crown Prince of Philippine gymnastics.The teenager followed a gold medal-winning performance at the World Championships of artistic gymnastics with amother memorable run in the ...
 
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You'd think better of dancesport when you hear these other sports.
Throughout the history of the Southeast Asian Games or SEA Games, numerous sports have been included in the events, many of which are so obscure you’ve probably never heard of them before or considered as a sport.That’s because SEA Games host countries want ...
 
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They are entitled to get more than just the medal.
With 54 gold, 35 silver, and 19 bronze medals as of writing, the Philippines is certainly racking up an impressive number of wins in the continuing 2019 SEA Games. But did you know that, aside from glory and a prestigious stylized piece ...
 
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That’s stretching the truth a bit too far.
Yesterday, news spread that the Philippines won an award at the SPIA for being the "Best SEA Games Organizer". The award was allegedly given by the Sports Industry Awards (SPIA) Asia. This news was carried by no less than the official news ...
 
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Carlos Yulo, Filipino gymnastics superstar, comes from humble beginnings.
Carlos Yulo made headlines when he delivered back-to-back victories for the Philippines in October, first by qualifying for the 2020 Olympics, and then becoming the first Filipino gymnastics world champion at the 2019 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships. Since then, Yulo’s star has ...
 
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In a show of true sportsmanship, Filipinos flood social media with cheers for #Timor-Leste
As the third day of the 30th Southeast Asian Games comes to a close, the host country Philippines is still in the lead after sustaining its gold medal rush—this time in wushu and arnis.The same cannot be said about Timor-Leste, which has ...
 
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Efren 'Bata' Reyes kept a hit list of the best pool shooters in the world for him to beat.
In 2017, Efren “Bata” Reyes tugged on our heartstrings when he confessed that he was no longer the great “Magician” that the world of billiards came to know. "Akala nila magaling pa ako,” he said in a report by ABS-CBN. “May partida ...
 
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Helpful tips every hiker needs to know.
Having the right hiking gear is a no-brainer for any hiker planning to brave one of our many forest-covered mountains. But finding the right hiking gear is where the trouble is at. While most people remember to bring the typical hiking gear ...
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