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Votohan, Ybanez sparkle in Palaro

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National Capital Region took an iron-clad hold of the Palarong Pambansa gold count with its swimming romp and the heroics of Jomar Votohan, who shattered a 16-year-old mark in century dash on Wednesday.

Posted: May 8th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Gomez cites two YOG archery bets

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YOUNG champions Bianca Roxas Chua-Gotuaco and Gabriel Moreno have been cited as the “future of archery” after nailing outright berths in next year’s Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

Posted: December 29th, 2013 in Headlines,Section | Read More »

Strong winds may affect archers’ bid

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Strong winds threaten to become a decisive factor when the Philippine archery team steps into the range beginning Saturday in the 27th Southeast Asian Games.

Posted: December 14th, 2013 in Headlines,Section | Read More »

N. Luzon archers hit mark, bag 14 golds

Archers from Northern Luzon swept the 14 golds in archery in the Philippine Olympic Committee-Philippine Sports Commission Batang Pinoy 2012 National Finals on Friday at La Paz Plaza football field here.

Posted: December 8th, 2012 in Headlines,Other Sports,Section | Read More »

Down to 5 as archer Javier falls

Archer Mark Javier tried his darndest best to pull off a surprise but was simply no match to a steely-nerved American deadshot and bowed out of the 30th London Olympics here Wednesday, his hopes of making amends for his woeful debut in Beijing 2008 in tatters.

Posted: August 2nd, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines | Read More »

Javier draws praise from US foe

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For archer Mark Javier, the best salve for a vanquished warrior’s confidence is a word of encouragement from the victor.

Posted: August 2nd, 2012 in Headlines | Read More »

Fil-Canadian archer crashes

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CRISPIN DUENAS, the Fil-Canadian who represents Canada in the London Olympics and one of the world’s top-ranked archers, has crashed out of the Games in one of the biggest upsets in the archery competition here.

Posted: August 2nd, 2012 in Headlines | Read More »

US women try for first archery medal since 1988

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United State's Khatuna Lorig releases her arrow during an individual ranking round at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London. AP/Marcio Jose Sanchez

The U.S. women’s archery team got off to a nice start with a surprising second-place showing in the ranking round. Now it’s looking for a strong finish Sunday, one that includes its first Olympic medal since 1988.

Posted: July 29th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Two PH archers make it to KO stage

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The Philippine campaign in the 30th Olympic Games here went off to a prosaic start Friday with the two Filipino archers making it to the lower half of their respective draws in the archery competitions.

Posted: July 29th, 2012 in Headlines | Read More »

This ‘Pinoy’ archer shoots for Canada

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There’s a second Filipino competing in the men’s division of the archery competitions in the 30th Olympic Games here, but though he’s proud of his heritage, he cannot represent the Philippines.

Posted: July 29th, 2012 in Headlines,Other Sports,Section | Read More »

Legally blind SKorean archer sets world marks

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South Korea's Im Dong-hyun celebrates his world record during an individual ranking round at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London. Dong-hyun set world record in the round with a 699 score. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

South Korean archer Im Dong-hyun sees only blurred colors and lines when he peers toward the target about 76 yards away, arrow at the ready. It doesn’t stop the legally blind Olympian from hitting the grapefruit-sized yellow center — again and again and again.

Posted: July 28th, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

This ‘Filipino’ archer shoots for Canada

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Crispin Dueñas

There’s a second Filipino competing in the men’s division of the archery competitions in the 30th Olympic Games here, but, while he’s proud of his heritage, he cannot represent the Philippines.

Posted: July 28th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Javier faces tough climb

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Seemingly emboldened by more specialized training and lessons learned from his previous Games stint, archer Mark Javier shot an satisfactory classification score Friday but left himself a mountain to climb at the London Olympics here.

Posted: July 28th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Other Sports,Section | Read More »

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