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Russia pumps adrenaline of Rio2016 Olympic winners with luxury car, money

27 Aug , 2016  

Hidilyn Diaz, the lone Filipino Olympian silver medalist during the past Rio2016 Olympic Games was thankful enough for representing the country in the sports competition in Brazil. She was doubly thankful with the P5 million cash prize from the government with an additional P2 million from President Rodrgio Duterte. But wait, other countries shower winning […]

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Rio2016 Olympic Games closes with pomp and carnival atmosphere

22 Aug , 2016  

Rio de Janiero, August 21, 2016 — The greatest competitive and friendly sporting event of the world had its curtain call today, the first Olympics in South America from Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana Stadium, in Brazil. The did not miss the spotlight as Twitter has a bountiful coverage of the memorable event. Here are some: […]

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Alora wraps Rio 2016 Olympic campaign short of a medal

22 Aug , 2016  

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 21 — The Philippine campaign in the 2016 Rio Olympics came to a close Saturday evening with taekwondo’s Kirstie Elaine Alora breaking down in tears after absorbing two bitter defeats at the Carioca 3 of the Olympic Park here. Alora, the last Filipino athlete to vie for a medal here, bowed […]

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Armenian weightlifter hurts self during competition in Rio 2016

11 Aug , 2016  

In Rio 2016 Olympics Armenian weightlifter Andranik Karapetyan is an addition to athletes who would not attain his dream for a stand in the awards rostrum. Instead, he will have to get medical attention, get some treatment then head home to heal. The athlete was in competition in the men’s 77kg weightlifting event. He is […]

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This is our take on the Rio Olympics 2016 opening

7 Aug , 2016  

The much awaited world event in sports has begun, we watched on TV! Above, a grab of the Philippine Olympic Team. Hope they come home winning, if not gold, silver or bronze, at least the heart of the locals hosting the sporting event. But please do not come home with the dreaded Zika. The magnificent […]

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Special games athlete electrocuted during Palarong Pambansa 2016

18 Apr , 2016  

LEGAZPI CITY, April 18 — Buried in the sidelines of the just concluded Palarong Pambansa 2016 in Albay province was the accidental electrocution of a blind female athlete of MIMAROPA Region 4-B for the special games. Seventeen year old athlete Pamela Tabastabas was supposed to take part in the standing long jump in the Palaro. […]

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Arrowman wins only gold for CARAGA in Palarong Pambansa 2016

17 Apr , 2016  

Remember the Arrowman we mentioned on this post Arrowman gets noticed in Albay hosting of Palarong Pambansa 2016? The athlete was part of the CARAGA Athletic Association team delegation for the Palarong Pambansa 2016 recently concluded and held for the first time ever in Albay province. The young guy we christened as “Arrowman” or “Arrow […]

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Powerhouse NCRAA reigns champion of the Palarong Pambansa 2016

17 Apr , 2016  

LEGAZPI CITY, April 17 — Palarong Pambansa 2016 is all over but the memory. So here is the final result of the national sportsfest competition. Winning 209 medals in various games, the powerhouse of National Capital Region Athletic Association (NCRAA) bagged again the championship of the Palarong Pambansa 2016 held at the Albay Sports and […]

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Watch replay opening of Palarong Pambansa 2016 in Albay

16 Apr , 2016  

Watch here the video replay of the grand opening of Palarong Pambansa 2016 with the province of Albay hosting the national sports competition. The low quality video footage though did not give justice to the actual scenes personally experienced by those present during the event. Also, it would have been much better with less talkies […]

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An “Arrowman” gets noticed in Albay hosting of Palarong Pambansa 2016

16 Apr , 2016   Gallery

Legazpi City, Albay, April 16, 2016 – Remember when the APEC leaders’ meet was held in Manila last November 2015? Despite the monstrous traffic the public riding passengers and motorists were made to endure finally coming up with the #apectado social media reaction, but many found some shining moments about the event in the presence […]

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Update: Partial results of the Palarong Pambansa 2016 in Albay

16 Apr , 2016  

Here is the official, but partial results of the Palarong Pambansa 2016 being hosted by the province of Albay. Update: Partial results of the Palarong Pambansa 2016 in Albay ATPV 836

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NCRAA dominates harvest of gold medals in Palarong Pambansa 2016

14 Apr , 2016  

As of end of day of April 13, 2016 here is the current medal standing of eighteen competing regional athletic teams on the on-going Palarong Pambansa being hosted by the province of Albay with competition venues spread about the facilities in towns and Legazpi city. Dominating the harvest of gold and silver medals ranking in […]

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Albay opens Palarong Pambansa in grand style

11 Apr , 2016   Gallery

Legazpi City, Albay, April 11 — Lost in the din of excitement and expectation for the TV broadcast of the Manny Pacquiao vs Tim Bradley fight in Las Vegas, and the expected brawling noise and cacophony of the vice presidential debates at the University of Santo Tomas later, was the grand festivities that unfolded in […]

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Winner Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley 3 fight updates

10 Apr , 2016  

The main event featuring the third and perhaps the last match between the two boxers, and also the last for the Filipino boxer (?) befroe he hangs his gloves, starts after 11:30 p.m. ET. or AMManila time. Here we will post sketchy report of the fight. Pacquiao and Bradley are fighting for the vacant WBO […]

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How much financial support did Michael Christian Martinez get?

16 Feb , 2014  

After the successful debut of Michael Christian Martinez in figure skating at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, Malacanang, thru assistant spokesperson Abigail Valte uttered this message: “Undeniably, his performance in Sochi will attract more people to donate to his cause and training.” “It’s a long road to 2018 and we wish him the best of luck,” […]

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Michael Christian Martinez looking forward to 2018 Pyeongchang winter Olympics

15 Feb , 2014  

Figure skater Michael Christian Martinez had his moments in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. His campaign having wrapped up with sights to the next big Winter Olympic Games 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea. He finished 19th over-all, among 24 contenders in the competition with an average 0f 184.25 points. Meanwhile, business tycoon Manuel V. Pangilinan […]

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Michael Christian Martinez wraps Olympic figure skating conquest

15 Feb , 2014  

Philippine’s only representative in the on-going 2014 Sochi Olympic Games showed his best in the last phase of his skating campaign. Michael Chirstian Martinez finished his record breaking stint (for the Philippines and South East Asia, at least), with a superb performance in the free program which earned him a score of 119.44 points. His […]

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Watch Michael Christian Martinez, only Pinoy in Winter Olympic Games

13 Feb , 2014  

LEGAZPI CITY, Feb. 13 – To financially assist the lone Filipino skater competing in the Winter Olympics in Russia, Albayanos have launched a fund-raising campaign for Michael Christian Martinez as their pre-Valentine gift to the Filipino figure skater. The campaign, dubbed as “Piso para sa Pusong Pilipino: People’s Valentine Gift for Michael,” it was initiated […]

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Sochi Olympic torch completes longest relay in history

9 Feb , 2014  

With the XXII Winter Olympic Games formally open in Sochi, Russia, the athletes who compete must turn their eyes to the sky to see how far the torch that is lighting the Olympic flame has traveled. This torch, which has journeyed farther than any torch in Olympic relay history, arrived at Fisht Stadium in Sochi […]

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