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Azkals face Malaysia; coach post still vacant

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The Philippines will face Southeast Asian powerhouse Malaysia in a friendly on March 1 as part of its buildup for the AFC Challenge Cup.

Posted: January 23rd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Football,Headlines,Other Sports | Read More »

Poor SEA Games finish reflects PH’s meager sports budget

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Athletes and officials from the Philippine contingent wave as they parade into the stadium during the opening ceremony of the 27th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013. Myanmar laid on a spare-no-expenses opening ceremony for the Southeast Asian Games on Wednesday, part of efforts by the government to convince the world it's open for business following a half-century of brutal military rule and isolation. AP  FILE PHOTO

Thailand had a “war chest” equivalent to P13 billion, tiny Singapore worked on a P6.5-billion budget and both Indonesia and Malaysia set aside at least P4 billion each for sports last year.

Posted: December 31st, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Thailand tops SEA Games medal tally

Thailand's Mingkamon Koomphon, left, and her teammate Panwat Gimsrang celebrate with Thai national flags after winning the bronze medal and the gold medal, respectively, during the women's hammer throw competition at the 27th Southeast Asian Games in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, Monday, Dec. 16, 2013. AP

The 27th Southeast Asian Games wrapped up Sunday with Thailand topping the medals table with 107 golds, ahead of host Myanmar with 86.

Posted: December 23rd, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Silver, gold for PH men’s poomsae team in SEA Games

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The Filipino bets in the taekwondo men’s poomsae competition scored two medals while the women’s team sputtered Wednesday in the 27th Southeast Asian Games in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar.

Posted: December 18th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Perlas PH settles for silver after ripping Myanmar in women’s hoops

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Staff and players of the Discovery Perlas ng Pilipinas team at the press launch in Prime 22 restaurant at the Discovery Suites in Ortigas. CELEST FLORES/INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The Philippines settled for the silver medal following an 80-31 beatdown of host Myanmar in the 27th Southeast Asian Games women’s basketball tournament Monday at the Zayyar Thiri Stadium in Nay Pyi Taw.

Posted: December 16th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

PH protests lost gold at Myanmar SEA Games

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The Philippines said Monday it had protested a decision by officials at the Southeast Asian Games in Myanmar to strip a Filipina swimmer of her gold medal, the latest controversy surrounding the games.

Posted: December 16th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

SEA Games: PH Athletics squad churn out 2 golds, 2 silvers

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Archard Bagsitand Henry Dagmil led the fruitful start for Philippine delegation in 27th Southeast Asian Games athletics meet Sunday at the Zayar Thiri Stadium in Myanmar.

Posted: December 15th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

SEA Games: PH bet Gabuco delivers gold in women’s boxing

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Josie Gabuco (L) of Philippines fights Nguyen Thi Hoa (R) of Vietnam in the women's 46kg boxing final at the 25th Southeast Asian Games (SEAGAMES) in Vientiane on December 16, 2009. Gabuco won the gold medal and Hoa won the silver medal. AFP

Filipino boxing bet Josie Gabuco gave the country its fourth gold medal after ruling the women’s light flyweight division in the 27th Southeast Asian Games in Myanmar, according to the SEA Games official website.

Posted: December 14th, 2013 in Amateur,Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Section | Read More »

Philippines closer to gold in SEA Games hoops after rout of Indonesia

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The Philippines is a win away from the precious gold medal in the 27th Southeast Asian Games basketball tournament, closing in after an 83-52 crushing of Indonesia Saturday in Myanmar.

Posted: December 14th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Philippines thrashes Myanmar in SEA Games hoops

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Sinag Pilipinas thrashed Myanmar, 118-43, Thursday for its third win in the 27th Southeast Asian Games at Zayar Thiri Stadium in Myanmar.

Posted: December 12th, 2013 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

SEA Games: Bullish Myanmar targets 100 gold medals

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Myanmar set its sights on the ambitious target of 100 gold medals at the Southeast Asian Games on Thursday after stunning guests with a lavish opening ceremony.

Posted: December 12th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Myanmar spares no expense for SEA Games opening

Athletes and officials from the Philippine contingent wave as they parade into the stadium during the opening ceremony of the 27th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013. Myanmar laid on a spare-no-expenses opening ceremony for the Southeast Asian Games on Wednesday, part of efforts by the government to convince the world it's open for business following a half-century of brutal military rule and isolation. AP  FILE PHOTO

Myanmar laid on a spare-no-expenses opening ceremony for the Southeast Asian Games on Wednesday, part of efforts by the government to convince the world it’s open for business following a half-century of brutal military rule and isolation.

Posted: December 12th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Sinag five next takes on winless Myanmar

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Sinag Pilipinas warms up for the tough grind ahead as it squares off with winless Myanmar Wednesday in the 27th Southeast Asian Games basketball tournament at Zayar Thiri Indoor Stadium A here.

Posted: December 12th, 2013 in Basketball,Headlines | Read More »

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