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Asian Games: Philippines flounders on all fronts

FILIPINO Mark Galedo (in black jersey) rides with themain pack in the road race. NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

The Philippines endured yet another tough day at the 17th Asian Games here Sunday with its female boxers falling short of that one victory that would have guaranteed at least a bronze medal and its adored men’s basketball team failing to take advantage of a mathematical route to the semifinals.

Posted: September 29th, 2014 in Asian Games,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Koreans nip Douthit-less Gilas cagers

POINT guard Jimmy Alapag leads all Filipino scores with 25 points. NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

For a fleeting moment in the third period, Gilas Pilipinas, although benching Marcus Douthit, had managed to pull the ripcord and release a 16-point parachute that arrested what had been a freefall in the 17th Asian Games so far.

Posted: September 28th, 2014 in Basketball,Editors' Picks,Headlines | Read More »

PH nails first Asiad archery medal as Dela Cruz bags bronze


The Philippine archery team’s trek to Asian Games history got stalled Saturday morning when an insect got in the way of a dogfight for the bronze medal in men’s team compound.

Posted: September 28th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Adamson, UP juniors dispute semifinal spot

ADAMSON went full throttle in the last five minutes to score a come-from-behind 84-75 win over University of the Philippines over the weekend and forge a knockout for the last semifinal berth with its victim in the 1st Jumbo Plastic Linoleum Cup 2014 at Enderun Colleges gym in Taguig City.

Posted: September 27th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Qatar hands Gilas first loss in Asiad quarterfinals

June Mar Fajardo (C) of the Philippines jumps for the ball against Qatar during their men's quarterfinal basketball match of the 2014 Incheon Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea on September 26, 2014. AFP

It looks like a tough journey for the Philippines as it lost its first quarterfinals match against Qatar, 77-68, at the basketball tournament of the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea Friday evening.

Posted: September 26th, 2014 in Asian Games,Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos,Section | Read More »



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