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The Indonesian surfer disappeared under the waves.
Eighteen minutes into his heat at the Men's Longboard event in La Union, a massive swell hit Indonesian surfer Arip Nurhidayat — and snapped his surfer's leash.Witnesses from the shore described his board being thrown up in the air from the force ...
 
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Lawmakers agreed to use their own salaries to raise the sum.
The 30th Southeast Asian Games has proven to be an absolute goldmine for Filipino athletes with a total of 119 medals as of the morning of day five of the regional meet. It's an impressive number, especially when compared to the 120 we ...
 
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A country celebrating Yulo's triumphs really owes this old man a debt of gratitude.
Reaping medals in his debut this 30th Southeast Asian Games, Caloy Yulo might as well be considered as the Crown Prince of Philippine gymnastics.The teenager followed a gold medal-winning performance at the World Championships of artistic gymnastics with amother memorable run in the ...
 
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You'd think better of dancesport when you hear these other sports.
Throughout the history of the Southeast Asian Games or SEA Games, numerous sports have been included in the events, many of which are so obscure you’ve probably never heard of them before or considered as a sport.That’s because SEA Games host countries want ...
 
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They are entitled to get more than just the medal.
With 54 gold, 35 silver, and 19 bronze medals as of writing, the Philippines is certainly racking up an impressive number of wins in the continuing 2019 SEA Games. But did you know that, aside from glory and a prestigious stylized piece ...
 
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That’s stretching the truth a bit too far.
Yesterday, news spread that the Philippines won an award at the SPIA for being the "Best SEA Games Organizer". The award was allegedly given by the Sports Industry Awards (SPIA) Asia. This news was carried by no less than the official news ...
 
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Carlos Yulo, Filipino gymnastics superstar, comes from humble beginnings.
Carlos Yulo made headlines when he delivered back-to-back victories for the Philippines in October, first by qualifying for the 2020 Olympics, and then becoming the first Filipino gymnastics world champion at the 2019 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships. Since then, Yulo’s star has ...
 
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In a show of true sportsmanship, Filipinos flood social media with cheers for #Timor-Leste
As the third day of the 30th Southeast Asian Games comes to a close, the host country Philippines is still in the lead after sustaining its gold medal rush—this time in wushu and arnis.The same cannot be said about Timor-Leste, which has ...
 
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Efren 'Bata' Reyes kept a hit list of the best pool shooters in the world for him to beat.
In 2017, Efren “Bata” Reyes tugged on our heartstrings when he confessed that he was no longer the great “Magician” that the world of billiards came to know. "Akala nila magaling pa ako,” he said in a report by ABS-CBN. “May partida ...
 
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Helpful tips every hiker needs to know.
Having the right hiking gear is a no-brainer for any hiker planning to brave one of our many forest-covered mountains. But finding the right hiking gear is where the trouble is at. While most people remember to bring the typical hiking gear ...
 
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"But if it’s strong, it’s postponed or delayed.”
Contingency plans are in place in the event that Typhoon Tisoy does hamper the progress of some events in the 30th Southeast Asian Games.That's what Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee (Phisgoc) COO Ramon "Tats" Suzara promised with the weather disturbance threatening ...
 
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Chicano reveals that he used to struggle with swimming.
As John Rambo Chicano floats on cloud nine after clinching gold for the Philippines in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games triathlon event on Sunday, he looked back on the days he hustled twice as hard to master the sport.Starting off as a ...
 
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Take a look at all the awesome ways the symbolic cauldron has been lit before.
The official opening ceremony of the 30th Southeast Asian Games at the Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan was a sight to behold. But, aside from the Athlete’s Parade—where representatives from 11 nations marched—and the likes of apl.de.ap, KZ Tandingan, and Elmo Magalona performed, the cauldron ...
 
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That has to some sort of record.
Team Philippines danced its way to the top after the first official day of action in the 30th Southeast Asian Games.Dancesport delivered a total of 10 gold medals right away to spark the host's bid to regain the overall championship it last ...
 
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The legacy of Juan Arellano: Saving Southeast Asia’s only Art Deco coliseum
Around the world, the most famous sports stadiums are either those that stood the test of time or those that embraced the future through their high-tech design. The Colosseum in Rome, for example, lets modern-day spectators travel to a long gone era ...
 
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The legends declined comment on the reason for their gathering.
Legends of Philippine sports have come together for a rare photo amid talk that they will have a major role to play in the opening ceremonies of the 30th Southeast Asian Games on Saturday at the Philippine Arena.A photo of Akiko Thomson-Guevara, Efren ...
 
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The ageless actress explores the SEA Games sports complex.
As everyone scrambles to find something positive about the Philippines' hosting of the 30th Southeast Asian Games, we came across a vlog of ageless actress Alice Dixson giving a tour of the New Clark City Sports Complex in Capas, Tarlac.Barring a controversial ...
 
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We thought these only happened in memes.
When news broke of the P50-million SEA Games cauldron, we thought we heard the worst of the highly disorganized SEA Games 2019. But as it turns out, that’s just the tip of the iceberg.The SEA Games 2019 was allotted a budget of at ...
 
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Binan Football Stadium was earlier floated as a possible replacement venue.
Rizal Memorial Stadium is good to go for Monday's opening men's football matches for the 30th Southeast Asian Games.Sources bared the Philippine Southeast Asian Games Committee (PHISGOC) will push through with the holding of the first wave of matches in the near-decade old ...
 
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Was there a basketball scene there?
DISNEY+ just launched a week ago, giving Netflix and other streaming services a run for their money with its massive back catalog of movies and TV shows. (It's only available abroad for now; there's no word yet on a Philippine release.)That catalog ...
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