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SEA Games women’s football gets boot in 2015


After excluding karate, wrestling and weightlifting from the 2015 Southeast Asian Games in Singapore, the SEA Games Federation kicked out women’s football as well.

Posted: May 2nd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Other Sports | Read More »

Floorball to debut in 2015 SEA Games, karate out


Floorball, a hockey-like game popular in Singapore, will make its debut in the 2015 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games hosted by the city-state, while karate, weightlifting and wrestling are out, organisers said Tuesday.

Posted: April 29th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Karate champ Franco feels doubly blessed


Life was never easy for karate-do’s Ramon Antonio Franco.

Posted: December 16th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Early Iran training for 10 karate SEAG bets


AIMING for an explosive performance in the Southeast Asian Games this December, the Philippine Karatedo Federation will send 10 karatekas and one coach for intensive training in Iran late this month.

Posted: January 8th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Final 2-gold, 2-silver romp by karatekas

NATIONAL team standout OJ delos Santos displayed fine form to capture the men’s kata gold at the close of the second ISKF World Shot Cup Karate Championship Sunday night at the Waterfront Hotel in Cebu City.

Posted: November 12th, 2012 in Headlines | Read More »

PH junior karatekas bag 16 gold medals

PRINCE Andreen Zipagan hammered out a sweep of all of his four junior events, leading an impressive campaign for Team Philippines in the 2nd ISK World Shoto Cup Karate Championships held recently at Waterfront Hotel in Cebu City.

Posted: November 11th, 2012 in Headlines | Read More »

PH sends young bets to world karate open

YOUNG bets banner the Philippine team set to compete in the World Karatedo Federation Karate Cup Open starting this Friday in Busan, South Korea.

Posted: August 15th, 2012 in Headlines | Read More »

POC backs PSC on axed karate bets


The Philippine Olympic Committee is supporting the Philippine Sports Commission’s decision to remove bemedalled Marna Pabillore and four other karatedo athletes from the national pool for skipping the recent Philippine National Games.

Posted: June 8th, 2011 in Headlines,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

PSC sacks Pabillore, 4 other karatekas


MANILA—For refusing to compete in the ongoing Philippine National Games in Bacolod, Asian Games silver medalist Marna Pabillore and four other national karatedo athletes have been stripped of their monthly allowances and lodging privileges. Philippine Sports Commission chair Richie Garcia said Pabillore, also a back-to-  back Southeast Asian Games champion, as well as Sharif Afif, [...]

Posted: May 26th, 2011 in Headlines,Other Sports | Read More »

Speed kills for this MP, too

GUANGZHOU—“MP” is hoping that the boxing adage that has become popular of late will help in the Philippine medal bid at the 16th Asian Games in this industrial hotbed in Southern China. Speed kills. Here, however, MP stands for Marna Pabillore, who hopes that speed will do good for her in karate as it has [...]

Posted: November 24th, 2010 in Asian Games | Read More »



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