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Rio2016 Olympic Games closes with pomp and carnival atmosphere

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 […]

Alora wraps Rio 2016 Olympic campaign short of a medal

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 […]

Armenian weightlifter hurts self during competition in Rio 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 […]

This is our take on the Rio Olympics 2016 opening

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 […]

Special games athlete electrocuted during Palarong Pambansa 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 […]

Arrowman wins only gold for CARAGA in Palarong Pambansa 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 […]

Powerhouse NCRAA reigns champion of the Palarong Pambansa 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 […]

Watch replay opening of Palarong Pambansa 2016 in Albay

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 […]

NCRAA dominates harvest of gold medals in Palarong Pambansa 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 […]

Albay opens Palarong Pambansa in grand style

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 […]

Winner Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley 3 fight updates

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 […]

Ginger selects winning team for 2014 FIFA World Cup

Just for the fun of it, we made Ginger select randomly the team to covet the 2014 FIFA World Cup, between Germany and Argentina. She picked Argentina. But wait, during the match between Netherlands and Brazil, she picked Brazil, which we know now lost 2-0. On the match between Japan […]

Campaign raise P200-K for skater; Martinez may visit Albay

LEGAZPI CITY, March 2 — The fund raising drive launched in Albay province for Olympic figure skater Michael Christian Martinez collected P200,348 and $1.25 in totals. Governor Joey Salceda personally turned over the money to Martinez and his mother as contribution to the expenses of the athlete in the (recently […]

How much financial support did Michael Christian Martinez get?

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 […]

Michael Christian Martinez looking forward to 2018 Pyeongchang winter Olympics

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, […]

Michael Christian Martinez wraps Olympic figure skating conquest

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 […]

Watch Michael Christian Martinez, only Pinoy in Winter Olympic Games

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 […]

Sochi Olympic torch completes longest relay in history

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 […]

PH SEAGAMES campaign earns dismal 7th place

NAY PYI TAW, Dec. 22 – The Philippines formally closed its dismal campaign in the 27th Southeast Asian Games at seventh place, its worst finish since it started competing in 1977. With only 29 gold, 34 silver and 38 bronze medals to show, the Philippines bowed to powerhouse Thailand, Vietnam, […]

Watch Pacquiao vs. Rios live stream online here

Pacquiao vs. Rios live stream online [Online feed delete by provider already.] Watch Pacquiao vs. Rios live stream online from Macau, China. There will be four fights possibly shown on the pre-fight show: Jason Butar-Butar vs. Harmonito Dela Torre Ik Hang vs. Hero Tito Rex Tso vs. Susu Sithjadaeng Kuok […]

Into the World of Local Cyclists

Our town offers a distinct opportunity for local cycling enthusiasts to prove their prowess and grit by trekking to the hillsides and the rural country which is literally straddling the broad shoulders of mighty Mt. Isarog.

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Campaign raise P200-K for skater; Martinez may visit Albay

LEGAZPI CITY, March 2 — The fund raising drive launched in Albay province for Olympic figure skater Michael Christian Martinez collected P200,348 and $1.25 in totals. Governor Joey Salceda personally turned over the money to Martinez and his mother as contribution to the expenses of the athlete in the (recently […]

Alora wraps Rio 2016 Olympic campaign short of a medal

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 […]

Michael Christian Martinez wraps Olympic figure skating conquest

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 […]

Albay opens Palarong Pambansa in grand style

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 […]

Sochi Olympic torch completes longest relay in history

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 […]

Watch Michael Christian Martinez, only Pinoy in Winter Olympic Games

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 […]

Into the World of Local Cyclists

Our town offers a distinct opportunity for local cycling enthusiasts to prove their prowess and grit by trekking to the hillsides and the rural country which is literally straddling the broad shoulders of mighty Mt. Isarog.

Armenian weightlifter hurts self during competition in Rio 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 […]

Arrowman wins only gold for CARAGA in Palarong Pambansa 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 […]

PH SEAGAMES campaign earns dismal 7th place

NAY PYI TAW, Dec. 22 – The Philippines formally closed its dismal campaign in the 27th Southeast Asian Games at seventh place, its worst finish since it started competing in 1977. With only 29 gold, 34 silver and 38 bronze medals to show, the Philippines bowed to powerhouse Thailand, Vietnam, […]

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Ginger selects winning team for 2014 FIFA World Cup

Just for the fun of it, we made Ginger select randomly the team to covet the 2014 FIFA World Cup, between Germany and Argentina. She picked Argentina. But wait, during the match between Netherlands and Brazil, she picked Brazil, which we know now lost 2-0. On the match between Japan […]

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Sochi Olympic torch completes longest relay in history

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 […]

This is our take on the Rio Olympics 2016 opening

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 […]

How much financial support did Michael Christian Martinez get?

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 […]

Armenian weightlifter hurts self during competition in Rio 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 […]

Winner Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley 3 fight updates

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 […]

Alora wraps Rio 2016 Olympic campaign short of a medal

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 […]

Albay opens Palarong Pambansa in grand style

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 […]