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Caluag ends PH gold drought

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FIRST PHILIPPINE GOLD     Daniel Patrick Caluag finally strikes gold for the Philippines on Wednesday by winning the men’s BMX race at the Ganghwa Asiad BMX Track during the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.   NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

For flag and country, for the people who braved the noontime sun and cheered for him from the stands here and for his wife and newborn baby at home—all that inspiration balled into a tightly clenched fist that Daniel Caluag pumped as he looked at the stands a split second before crossing the finish line yesterday.

Posted: October 2nd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines | Read More »

Focus, strategy key cycling triumph

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DANIEL Caluag shows off the country’s first gold medal at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea. NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

Take a lot of inspiration. Throw in a sprinkle of focus. And top it off with good strategy. Those were the ingredients that the country’s cycling team mixed to produce the country’s first gold medal.

Posted: October 2nd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines | Read More »

Gilas settles for record low 7th place

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For whatever it’s worth, Gilas Pilipinas ended a rough 17th Asian Games campaign with a victory yesterday.

Posted: October 2nd, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Asian Games BMX bet Caluag explains absence from UC races

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Daniel Caluag. FILE PHOTO

There has been a lot of fuss surrounding the “disappearance” of Daniel Caluag, who stopped joining UCI-sanctioned races after winning the gold in the BMX event of cycling in last year’s Southeast Asian Games.

Posted: October 1st, 2014 in Asian Games,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Korean War vets’ kin cheer for Team Philippines in Asian Games

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Commissioner Jolly Gomez. PHOTO TAKEN FROM HIS FACEBOOK ACCOUNT

The Philippine cheering section at Songdo LNG Baseball Stadium is normally sparsely filled with athletes’ parents and relatives who scream their hearts out every time the Blu Girls come out to play.

Posted: October 1st, 2014 in Asian Games,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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