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Marathoner Mary Joy Tabal bags 1st gold for PH in 2017 SEA Games

KUALA LUMPUR — Even though she was unable to represent the country for the regional biennial tournament, Mary Joy Tabal shrugged that off and bagged the first gold medal for the Philippines by winning the women’s marathon at the ongoing 2017 Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The 28-year-old Tabal was in a class of …

PSC commits full support to Olympic medal hopeful Watanabe

MANILA, Aug 7— In a bid to give the country its first  gold medal in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the government through the Philippine  Sports Commission (PSC)  has committed  to give its all-out support  to ace judoka Kiyomi Watanabe. PSC chair William “Butch” Ramirez, in a press conference on Monday, told sports writers that it …

PSC to keep Rizal Memorial Sports Complex

MANILA, Aug. 2— The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) on Wednesday decided to keep the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex, a way of honoring the blood and thirst of countless Filipino sports heroes who were trained and played there, and to preserve its historical value. “PSC will keep and rehabilitate the Rizal Sports Complex,” said PSC executive …

Davao ace Mangosong virtual champ in Diamond Motor Corp. “Supercross”

TAYTAY–Bornok Mangosong riding without a rubber grip on the right hand of his bike just after the first lap, maintained his mental toughness and solid concentration,on Saturday captured the fourth leg of the premiere Pro-Open Production of the Diamond Motor Corp. Supercross held at the MX Messsiah Fairgrounds here. The back-to-back triumphs of Mangosong, pride …

26 record breakers set in Palaro; Big City “overall champ”

SAN JOSE DE BUENAVISTA–National Capital Region’s (NCR) swimmers Maurice Sacho Ilustre, Jerald Jacinto and Nicole Meah Pamintuan capped the 26 tally of new meet records in the 60th edition of the Palarong Pambansa here. NCR captured 98-66-45 (gold-silver-bronze) to capture the overall title anew in years; CALABARZON in second place with 41-57-57; Western Visayas at …

Palaro nets fastest runners; NCR ace tanker Ilustre bags fourth gold

SAN JOSE DE BUENAVISTA–Reah Bacani of Cagayan Valley, Datunot Magaluyan of SOCCSKSARGEN, Bianca Jane Combate of Eastern Visayas and Veruel Verdadero of CALABARZON on Wednesday became the fastest runners when they captured their respective 100-meter run events in the ongoing Palarong Pambansa at the Binirayan Sports Complex here. Bacani, clocked 13.16 seconds and Magaluyan posted …

NCR tankers capture seven golds, four in record breaking times

SAN JOSE De Buenavista–National Capital Region (NCR) tankers made an amazing splash, capturing seven golds out of the 16 at stake, highlighted with their four record-breaking feats in Tuesday start of the swimming competition of the 60th edition of the Palarong Pambansa at the Binirayan Sports Complex here. Sancho Mau Ilustre and Jerald Jacinto the …

Yulo bags four golds in gymnastics, highlights Big City’s domination

SAN JOSE DE BUENAVISTA—Karl Jahrel Eldrew Yulo harvested four golds to highlight National Capital Region (NCR) domination in gymnastics midway into the second day of action in the Palarong Pambansa being held at the Binirayan Sports Complex here. The NCR’s ace gymnast Yulo’s four golds harvest came in the Cluster 1 men’s artistic gymnastics ( …

(First Lead) Palarong Pambansa Athletics – Partial Results

SAN JOSE DE BUENAVISTA–Here are partial final results in athletics competition of the Palarong Pambansa being held at the Binirayan Sports Complex here. 3,000 meter run (Secondary-Girls): Gold – Jay Ann Labasano (Northern Mindanao), 10:36.67 minutes; Silver – Jie Ann Calis (NCR), 10:44.15; Bronze – Maria Junaliza Abutas (Ilocos Region), 10:44.68. Shot Put (Elementary-Girls): Gold …

PSC assures support to national atheletes

MANILA–The Philippines Sports Commission (PSC) vowed its support to national athletes as they are at the thick of preparations for the forthcoming 29th Southeaast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur starting August 19 (2017). PSC chair William “Butch” Ramirez made the assurance during their second consultative meeting with all the members of the national team held …

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