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Palaro officials say combat sports safe


With safety a paramount concern, the Department of Education Friday assured that boxing in the coming Palarong Pambansa won’t pose any danger to its participants.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

DepEd scraps boxing from Palarong Pambansa elementary division

Education Secretary Armin Luistro   INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Education Secretary Armin Luistro has scrapped boxing in the elementary division from this year’s Palarong Pambansa after a 16-year-old student boxer died at a regional athletic meet last year.

Posted: February 17th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Reviewing our sports life this weekend


This weekend, and while we have the time, it might be good to think of not only the departed but also what we the living can still do. The sports world is not exempt from quiet reflection in spite of its hoopla and hyperbole. There is still a need to ponder important issues that affect our participation in international competitions and the role of sports in our development as a country.

Posted: October 31st, 2013 in Commentary,One Game at a Time | Read More »

NCR sweeps 2 divisions in Palarong Pambansa


National Capital Region pulled off another sweep of top honors in the elementary and high school divisions in officially claiming the 2013 Palarong Pambansa overall championship Saturday.

Posted: April 28th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Section | Read More »

Let’s make their dreams come true


SO ANOTHER Palarong Pambansa will come and go. The athletes will go home richer and wiser having survived not only the competition but the difficulties of travel and living away from comfort zones. There were reports of food poisoning and other difficulties but this is to be expected when throngs of humanity descend on a place.

Posted: April 28th, 2013 in Commentary,Featured Columns,Headlines,One Game at a Time,Section | Read More »

NCR on target, puts lock on Palaro title


National Capital Region all but wrapped up yet another Palarong Pambansa overall championship yesterday with its swimming wonder girls Catherine Bondad and Regina Erin Castrillo each pulling off electrifying seven-of-seven gold medal finishes like Central Luzon’s Rafael Barreto at the San Lorenzo Teves Aquatics Center here.

Posted: April 27th, 2013 in Headlines,Section | Read More »

Wushu, billiards, futsal in 2013 Palaro roster


WUSHU, billiards and futsal will be played as demonstration sports for the first time in this year’s Palarong Pambansa.

Posted: March 4th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Palaro, youth stars vying in SEA swimfest


NATIONAL youth mainstays and Palarong Pambansa standouts banner the Philippine team competing in the 36th Southeast Asia Age Group Swimming Championship from June 1 to 3 in Palembang, Indonesia.

Posted: May 28th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines | Read More »

NCR tanker goes 7-for-7


Swimming marvel Axel Toni Ngui of National Capital Region went into overdrive yesterday, completing a perfect seven-of-seven in the pool even as teammate Maureen Emily Schrijvers claimed the sprint double athletics in the penultimate day of the Palarong Pambansa here.

Posted: May 12th, 2012 in Headlines,Other Sports,Section | Read More »

Just 3 stars making waves for NCR


There are three major reasons behind National Capital Region’s juggernaut in the swimming competitions of the Palarong Pambansa here.

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

2 archers find mark in Palaro

KARL Kristian Mari: Right on target. PHOTO BY  ROMY HOMILLADA

Bianca Roxas-Chua Gotuaco of the National Capital Region and Karl Kristian Mari of Central Visayas pulled off record-breaking wins in archery yesterday even as NCR sustained its excellence in swimming halfway through the 2012 Palarong Pambansa here.

Posted: May 10th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Multimedia,Other Sports,Photos,Photos and Videos,Section | Read More »

NCR tankers bag 6 golds

Catherine Bondad

National Capital Region sank the opposition in the swimming competition as even as it made strong forays on various fronts yesterday in the Palarong Pambansa here.

Posted: May 8th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos and Videos | Read More »

President bares new sports road map


President Aquino opened this year’s Palarong Pambansa here on Monday by discussing his administration’s sports road map designed to prepare athletes for the international sports arena with the right training and equipment.

Posted: May 7th, 2012 in Headlines | Read More »



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