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Love wins: Dela Cruz couple hits lone PH archery gold

Dec 09, 2019 - 4:57 PM

Husband and wife Paul Marton and Rachelle Anne dela Cruz bag the Philippines' only SEA Games archery gold

ON TARGET. Partners Paul and Rachelle Anne dela Cruz seal their winning moment with a kiss. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Batang Pinoy: Archer Loreno completes golden sweep

Feb 08, 2019 - 8:05 PM

Koronadal's John Carlo Loreno nails his seventh archery gold in the 2019 Batang Pinoy Mindanao leg

ON TARGET. John Carlo Loreno leads Koronadal’s dominant showing in the archery competition. Photo from PSC

Youth Olympics: Pinay archer reaches quarterfinals

Oct 14, 2018 - 1:39 PM

Philippine bet Nicole Tagle and partner Hendrik Oun of Estonia advance to the archery quarterfinals of the mixed international team event

They did what? Parents name baby ‘Asian Games’

Aug 21, 2018 - 7:53 PM

The Indonesian parents draw inspiration from their country's rare hosting of the continental meet

UNIQUE. The parents of Abidah Asian Games won't mind if their daughter decides to change her unique name in the future. Photo by Bagus Kurniawan/AFP

Davao archer Franceska Gacal targets multiple golds in her first Palaro stint

Apr 14, 2018 - 12:09 PM

18-year-old Cheska Gacal may be relatively new to the battlefield but she says she's ready to hit the bull's-eye in Palarong Pambansa this year

Palaro rookie Franceska Gacal. Photo from Glenda Gacal

LOOK: List of PSC's 10 priority sports in 2018

Mar 29, 2018 - 3:31 PM

These are the top 10 sports that will receive a bigger share of the government's allocated budget

BANNERING. (from left to right) weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz, judoka Kiyomi Watanable and gymnast Carlos Edriel Yulo. Photo by presidential photo (Diaz), PSC-POC Media Group (Watanabe), Munehiro Kugimiya's Facebook page (Yulo)

Men's team recurve gives PH 5th bronze in 2017 SEA Games

Aug 21, 2017 - 2:36 PM

The Philippine men s archery team grabs another bronze medal in the 29th Southeast Asian Games

WELL DONE. Philippines' archery squad gives the country another bronze medal in the compound team tourney. Photo from official website of SEA Games 2017, Kuala Lumpur

PH women recurve archery finish with bronze in 2017 SEA Games

Aug 21, 2017 - 12:23 PM

Archers Kareel Hongitan Maryqueen Ybanez and Nicole Tagle bag another bronze for the Philippines

PH’s Nicole Tagle bags silver in 2017 SEA Games recurve archery

Aug 20, 2017 - 7:21 PM

The 15 year old Nicole Tagle earns silver after losing to Diananda Choirunisa of Indonesia in the final

SILVER. Philippines increases their medal tally courtesy of 15-yr old Nicole Tagle. Photo from Twitter @KL2017

PH's Yap, Vicencio, Dela Cruz grab bronze in SEA Games 2017 archery

Aug 18, 2017 - 2:45 PM

Philippines is currently at 7th place with a silver and 2 bronzes in the 29th Southeast Asian Games

WELL DONE. Philippines' archery squad gives the country another bronze medal in the compound team competition. Photo from official website of SEA Games 2017, Kuala Lumpur

Paul Marton De La Cruz bags archery bronze at SEA Games 2017

Aug 16, 2017 - 6:04 PM

The Filipino archer tops Malaysia s Zulfadhli Ruslan to earn bronze

BRONZE ARCHER. Paul Marton De La Cruz earns his second bronze in as many SEA Games appearances. File photo by Manan Vatsyayana/AFP

South Korea beyond Seoul: Fortress-hiking and food tripping in Suwon City

Jul 01, 2017 - 11:36 AM

Here s what you can do in Suwon City which is just a subway ride away from Seoul

Batang Pinoy Day 1 wrap-up: Zamboanga reigns in Pencak Silat

Nov 28, 2016 - 12:20 PM

Zamboanga opens its campaign with 9 golds and two silvers in Pencak Silat

Host region Davao during the Parade of Athletes in the opening ceremonies of the 2016 Batang Pinoy National Championships held at the Davao del Norte Sports and Tourism Complex. Photo by Mars G. Alison

Olimpiade Rio 2016: Yang perlu kamu tahu tentang olahraga panahan

Aug 05, 2016 - 5:31 PM

Bagaimana aturan main olahraga panahan di Olimpiade Rio dan siapa saja yang diunggulkan untuk dapat medali?

Pemanah harus mengenai sasaran, yang berjarak 70 meter dari dirinya. Foto dari

Two Dumaguete City archers take home gold, silver medals

Apr 15, 2016 - 3:47 PM

Negros Island Region wins gold and silver medals in secondary girls archery

ARCHERS READY. Nicole Marie Tagle (L) and  Ma. Ferimi Gleam Bajado win medals in the secondary girls archery at Camalig, Albay, with the Mayon Volcano clouded behind them. Photo by Randall Matthew Lorayes/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Prince William, Kate Middleton in Bhutan

Apr 14, 2016 - 10:36 PM

The royal couple tries archery and meet Bhutan s King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun Pema

Photo via Instagram/the_british_monarchy

Western Visayas archer has national team aspirations

Apr 13, 2016 - 5:20 PM

Though 15 year old Johanna Leany Aldip doesn t have archery equipment of her own yet she won t stop aiming for a Palaro gold

THE ULTIMATE BULLSEYE. Johanna Leany Aldip (R) of Antique National School in Western Visayas, is trained by her brother Jule Anthony. She is aiming for the ultimate bullseye – a Palaro gold. Photo by Cynthia Babagay-Llacer/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Archery, swimming, wrestling in Day 2 of #Palaro2016

Apr 13, 2016 - 12:45 AM

An action packed Day 2 sees host Albay raising the curtain on the swimming competitions

BULLSEYE. Archers get ready to take aim during Day 2 of the 2016 Palarong Pambansa. Photo by Roy Secretario/ Rappler

Up for an adventure? Try the Survibands Adventure Expo

Jun 19, 2015 - 1:22 PM

The SurviBands Adventure Expo is a first of its kind featuring outdoor activities like Traditional Archery Slingshot Axe Throwing and 22LR Rifle Marksmanship to name a few

Bespectacled CAR archer hits her target

May 05, 2015 - 4:52 PM

Bespectacled archer Loren Balaoing of CAR hits her target of winning gold on her last Palarong Pambansa stint

ON TARGET. CAR's Loren Balaoing sets her eyes on her target. Photo by Janine Abejay/Rappler

Underdogs no more: Mindanao archers proceed to qualifiers

May 05, 2015 - 2:29 PM

Landing on the top 8 is a momentous event for Mindanao given that teams from NCR and Visayas have dominated the sport in the past years

HOPEFUL. (L-R) Siao, Fhreanch and Ferrer, Yam of Region IX talk about archery,medals and hope

Ilocos, Central Visayas top Archery

May 10, 2014 - 1:03 PM

Round up of the Archery event at the 57th edition of Palarong Pambansa

Photo by Jerome Monta/Rappler

LIVE BLOG: #Palaro2014 Day 7

May 10, 2014 - 8:00 AM

Live updates on Day 7 of Palarong Pambansa 2014

LIVE BLOG: #Palaro2014 Day 6

May 09, 2014 - 8:32 AM

Live updates on Day 6 of Palarong Pambansa 2014

Ilocana archer Ybañez out to prove there’s more to Palaro than basketball

May 08, 2014 - 11:47 PM

Dubbed The Golden Girl at this year s Palaro Ilocos Mary Queen Ybañez is on a one girl crusade to bring the attention she feels archery deserves in this nation

GOLDEN GIRL. Sixteen-year-old Mary Queen Ybañez has turned the archery event at Palarong Pambansa into her own personal awards ceremony. Photo by Maan Tengco/Rappler

LIVE BLOG: #Palaro2014 Day 5

May 08, 2014 - 8:52 AM

Live updates on Day 5 of Palarong Pambansa 2014

LIVE BLOG: #Palaro2014 Day 4

May 07, 2014 - 9:08 AM

Live updates on Day 4 of Palarong Pambansa 2014

Ilocano Ybañez wins double archery gold at Palaro 2014

May 06, 2014 - 8:05 PM

Golden Girl Mary Queen Ybañez of Ilocos took home two gold medals in 2014 Palarong Pambansa archery events increasing her tally to three over the past two years

EAGLE EYE. Mary Queen Ybanez of Ilocos takes aim during archery practice. Photo from Ybanez's Facebook

#Palaro2014 Schedule: Archery

May 06, 2014 - 12:26 PM

Photo by Jerome Monta/Rappler

LIVE BLOG: #Palaro2014 Day 3

May 06, 2014 - 9:06 AM

Live updates on Day 3 of Palarong Pambansa 2014

LIVE BLOG: #Palaro2014 Day 2

May 05, 2014 - 7:47 AM

Live updates on Day 2 of Palarong Pambansa 2014

Bulls Eye: Faciolan targets archery gold at Palaro

May 04, 2014 - 4:54 PM

A budding archer from South Cotabato is banking on international experience and her family s support as she seeks a gold medal at the 2014 Palarong Pambansa

SHARP EYE. Johanna Marie Faciolan sharpens her skills in preparation for Tuesday's event. Photo by Jerome Monta/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: #Palaro2014 Day 1

May 04, 2014 - 9:09 AM

Live updates on Day 1 of Palarong Pambansa 2014

On target: Kuya Germs' grandson is top Palaro archer

Apr 28, 2013 - 6:30 PM

Kuya Germs grandson Luis harvested 5 gold 1 silver and 1 bronze medals in his first Palaro stint

Dumaguete Olympian: Discipline is key to success

Apr 26, 2013 - 4:59 PM

An Olympian and the coach of another Olympian Jennifer Chan shares with Rappler the secrets to her success

OLYMPIAN. Chan is one of the country's top archers in history. Photo by Rappler/Josh Albelda.

IN PHOTOS: Palarong Pambansa 2013 Day 4

Apr 25, 2013 - 10:27 PM

Snapshots of Day 4 of the 2013 Palarong Pambansa

ARCHERY. Photo by Rappler/Roy Secretario.

Dumaguete's 'king archer' pulls out of competition

Apr 24, 2013 - 9:07 PM

Karl Mari who broke 3 records in the 2012 Palaro has pulled out of this year s archery competition

File photo by Rappler/Josh Albelda.

IN PHOTOS: Palaro playing venues (Part 1)

Apr 20, 2013 - 6:25 PM

Photos of playing venues for athletics gymnastics archery basketball and arnis in Palaro 2013

Koronadal archer goes for back-to-back titles

Apr 20, 2013 - 7:07 AM

Taking up archery may be expensive but Koronadal s Kathy Vilbar doesn t allow it to be a hindrance

Team Philippines: Swimmer, archer end Olympic stint

Aug 01, 2012 - 6:02 PM

Jasmine Alkhaldi fails to qualify for the semifinals of the women s 100m freestyle relay with lackluster swim while archer Mark Javier could not advance

Google Doodle and London Olympics

Aug 01, 2012 - 3:29 PM

Google celebrates London 2012 Olympics by featuring a sport on its Doodle art each day

Google Doodle opening ceremony London 2012

TEAM PHILIPPINES: Barriga advances, Cabral ends campaign

Aug 01, 2012 - 9:18 AM

Boxer Mark Barriga advances to the next round while archer Rachelle Anne Cabral ends her Olympic campaign

TEAM PHILIPPINES: Swimmer out, archers face tough competition

Jul 29, 2012 - 10:36 PM

Filipino swimmer Jessie Lacuna is out of the finals of the 200m freestyle event while archers hopes look dim as they qualify for the elimination rounds

Korean archers set first London 2012 world records

Jul 27, 2012 - 8:30 PM

The first broken records of London 2012 came courtesy of Korean archers who smashed both team and individual world records

Palarong Pambansa results highlights: Day 6

May 12, 2012 - 12:20 AM

On Day 6 regions that will be competing for gold were determined while other sports wrapped up and posted overall standings

Palarong Pambansa results highlights: Day 5

May 10, 2012 - 10:34 PM

On Day 5 more teams get eliminated and a chosen few advance to the semifinals of various sports

Palarong Pambansa results highlights: Day 4

May 09, 2012 - 9:23 PM

On Day 4 4 records broken in three different sports: archery swimming and athletics

New records in swimming, archery, athletics on Day 4

May 09, 2012 - 7:40 PM

Karl Kristian Mari breaks a third archery record while Jose Marie Sebastian Arcilla posts a new elementary boys swim record for the 200m individual medley

Central Visayas breaks 2 archery records

May 09, 2012 - 12:13 PM

Central Visayas Karl Kristian Mari breaks 2 records in archery despite lack of practice

Eyes on the prize: An archer’s story

May 05, 2012 - 9:08 PM

Bianca Gotuaco is a real life Katniss Everdeen

EYE ON THE TARGET. Bianca Gotuaco, Archer and Palarong Pambansa athlete shooting a Recurve bow.