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Abad Scores Fourth Bronze Medal for PH Pencak

JAKARTA—Asian Games first timer Almohaidib Abad finished third in men’s singles to bag the the country’s fourth bronze medal in pencak silat on Wednesday in the 18th Asian Games at the Padepokan Pencak Silat Hall at the Gelora Bung Karno Complex. At 18, Abad became...

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Regalado, Tsukii Add 2 More Bronzes to PH Coffers

Martial artists Cherry May Regalado and Junna Tsukii dropped two bronze medals to the Philippine coffers and the men’s basketball team was thrown out of the window by South Korea on Monday in the 18th Asian Games.

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Marcial KOs Rival in Asiad Boxing Competition

Eumir Felix Marcial knocked out Macau’s Ng Kuo Kok in the second round of their welterweight bout to advance in the 18th Asian Games boxing competitions late Monday night at the Jakarta Expo Boxing Hall.

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Golfers Strike 2 Golds in Asian Games

It was a golden Sunday twice over for the Philippines as Filipino-Japanese Yuka Saso powered the country to a sweep of individual and team honors in a nerve-wracking final round in the 18th Asian Games golf competition at the Pondok Indah Golf and Country Club course.

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Fernandez suffers KO loss at hands of Iraqi foe

Incheon Asian Games bronze medalist Mario Fernandez crashed out of the medal race Saturday night, suffering a disappointing third-round knockout at the hands of virtually unknown Jaafar Abdulridha Ali Al Sudani of Iraq in the preliminaries of the Men’s Bantamweight (56kg) Boxing Competitions of the 18thAsian Games here Saturday night. 

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Ochoa Cops Bronze in All-Filipino Clash with Napolis

Margarita “Meggie” Ochoa emerged victorious in an all-Philippine battle for third place with Jenna Kaila Napolis in ju-jitsu’s newaza women’s -49 kgs class to add another bronze—the sixth—to the country’s coffers in the 18th Asian Games.

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Dumaan, Loon Assured of Pencak Silat Bronze Medals

Southeast Asian Games gold medalist Dines Dumaan and Jefferson Rhey Loon whipped their separate quarterfinal foes on Friday to book their spots in the semifinals to assure themselves of bronze medals in the 18th Asian Games pencak silat tournament at the Pencak Silat TMII hall here.

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Yulo Winds Up Seventh in Floor Exercise Finale

Carlos Yulo entered the men’s floor exercise final of gymnastics as the top-ranked athlete but wound up second to last—no thanks to a daring routine he couldn’t complete—to bomb out of a podium finish in the 18th Asian Games on Thursday night at the Jakarta International Expo here on Thursday.

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Pinoy Bowlers Continue Medal Search

The Philippines’ quest for a medal in 18th Asian Games bowling remained elusive for the second straight day on Thursday as the No. 1 team of Kenneth Chua, Merwin Tan and Enzo Hernandez wound up in 10th place in men’s trios at the Jakabaring Bowling Center here.

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Yulo Winds Up Seventh in Floor Exercise Finale

Carlos Yulo entered the men’s floor exercise final of gymnastics as the top-ranked athlete but wound up second to last—no thanks to a daring routine he couldn’t complete—to bomb out of a podium finish in the 18th Asian Games on Thursday night at the Jakarta International Expo here on Thursday.

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Pinoy Bowlers Continue Medal Search

The Philippines’ quest for a medal in 18th Asian Games bowling remained elusive for the second straight day on Thursday as the No. 1 team of Kenneth Chua, Merwin Tan and Enzo Hernandez wound up in 10th place in men’s trios at the Jakabaring Bowling Center here.

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Wally Saves Philippines with Bronze Finish

Divine Wally salvaged a bronze from wushu’s women’s -52 kgs of sanda late Wednesday night to prevent what could have been a first medal-less day for the Philippines in the 18th Asian Games.

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Bowlers End Up 7th in Women’s Trios

The top Philippine troika of Liza del Rosario, Lara Posadas and Alexis Sy were derailed by the morning lane conditions and could  muster only seventh place at the start of the 18th Asian Games bowling championships at the ultra-modern Jakabaring Sports City Bowling Center here on Wednesday.

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PH Dragon Boat Team Assured Extra Day of Practice

Deputy chef de mission (CDM) Manny Cabili assured Philippine Canoe Kayak Dragon Boat Federation president Jonne Go on Wednesday that the dragon boat team will get an extra day of practice before the 18th Asian Games competitions start here on Saturday.

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Unang Asiad Lifting Gold ng Pilipinas Dale ni Diaz!

Winakasan na ni Hidilyn Diaz ang halos pitong dekadang pagkauhaw sa gold medal, at 48 taong tagtuyot sa medalya ng Pilipinas nang ideliber niya kagabi ang buena-manong gold sa 18th Asian Games 2018 sa kasagsagang ginaganap na 18th Asian Games 2018 sa pangunahing lungsod na ito ng Indonesia.

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Vargas Ecstatic over Diaz Gold Medal

Statement of POC president Ricky Vargas on Hidilyn Diaz's victory: “ I’m overjoyed by Hidilyn’s victory. I was entering a meeting with some Asean sports leaders when I got the news and I needed a few moments to compose myself before I went in. I was overcome by...

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Diaz Captures First PH Gold Medal in Asian Games

Hidilyn Diaz won gold in women’s 53 kgs of weightlifting to the delight of a Team Philippines that settled for bronze medals in each of the first three days of competitions in various fronts on Tuesdsay night in the Jakarta Palembang 18th Asian Games.

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PH Basketball Squad Yields to China

A two-week-old Philippine team nearly pulled off a Great Wall-sized upset on China, yielding a close 80-82 setback to the favorites in the 2018 Asian Games men’s basketball competition at the Gelora Bung Karno Basketball here on Tuesday night.

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Lopez Nails Fourth Bronze Medal

Another bronze medal fell into the Philippine coffers courtesy of taekwondo’s Pauline Louise Lopez and the hastily formed men’s basketball team gave mighty China a scare on Tuesday in the 18th Asian Games.

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