The President, who also graced last year’s Palaro in San Jose, Antique, will be joined by other PSC commissioners Celia Kiram and Arnold Agustin as well as Department of Education Secretary Leonor Briones and host Ilocos Sur Gov. Ryan Singson in the parade of colors of all 17 participating regions. … [Read more...] about Duterte to grace Palarong Pambansa rites
VIGAN, Ilocos Sur, Philippines — Sports legends led by Lydia de Vega-Mercado, Eugene Torre, Efren “Bata” Reyes and Paeng Nepomuceno will be among the special guests when the 61st Palarong Pambansa comes off the wraps today at the President Elpidio Quirino Stadium here. … [Read more...] about Sports legends grace Palarong Pambansa opening
MANILA, Philippines — “Sports serves as an avenue to divert the youth from illegal drugs, criminality and other lawless acts. We in government continue our campaign to eradicate these social ills to ensure a safe and progressive tomorrow for you and for the next generations,” the President said during opening ceremonies of the 61st Palarong Pambansa at the President Elpidio Quirino Stadium in Vigan, Ilocos Sur. … [Read more...] about Palarong Pambansa underway among 17 regions
Both the men and women teams dropped close 2-1 decisions to South Korea. In men, No. 1 player Robert Garcia disposed of Ko Young-jo, 11-6, 11-9, 8-11, 6-11, 12-10 and in women, Aribado downed Ahn Eunnt-schan, 8-11, 15-13, 11-5, 11-9. Begornia took a set from Lee Seung Taek before losing, 3-11, 11-7, 11-4, 11-7 as did Dalida in a 9-11, 11-6, 11-8, 11-4 defeat to Eum Hwa-yeong. In another duel, the men bowed to Japan, 3-0 but the matches were hard-fought as Garcia, slowed down by a bum stomach, lost to Ryunosuke Tsukue, 11-4, 11-8, 12-10 and Pelino was beaten by Tomataka Endo, 12-10, 11-7, 13-11. Aribado, 24, had the most matches won with three. Garcia, 32, and Dalida, 25, prevailed twice while Pelino, 25, Begornia, 26, Espinola, 22 and Borromeo, 39, each won a match. … [Read more...] about Squash in Palarong Pambansa?
Actually, the 17-year old Labanosa, Grade XI and pride of Manolo Fortich (Bukidnon), was with the second-pack of runners, until she made her move on the last lap and overtook fellow Northern Mindanaon, Jie Ann Calis, the meet holder and now representing the National Capital Region (NCR). … [Read more...] about Palarong Pambansa: Host Western Visayas,Northern Mindanao athletes shine