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Kiyomi Watanabe rolls to golden SEA Games 4-peat

Dec 05, 2019 - 6:57 PM

Philippine Olympic hopeful Kiyomi Watanabe continues to reign supreme in SEA Games judo

4-PEAT. Kiyomi Watanabe cruises to her fourth-straight SEA Games gold. File photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Incentives of Didal, Cebuana athletes delayed

Jun 07, 2019 - 6:16 PM

Almost a year after making the country proud in the Asian Games, skateboarding star Margielyn Didal and 3 other Cebuana athletes still await their bonus

GOLDEN. Margielyn Didal emerges as one of the surprise standouts in the 2018 Asian Games. Photo from PSC

Pinay athletes deliver 70% of PH medal haul

Aug 31, 2018 - 10:29 AM

POC president Ricky Vargas says he's impressed that 12 of the Philippines' 18 medals came from Filipina athletes in the 2018 Asian Games

GOLDEN GIRLS. Philippines' gold medal haul is led by Yuka Saso, the women's golf team, Margielyn Didal and Hidilyn Diaz. Photos by Asian Games media pool (golf), Money Sharma/AFP (Diaz), Philippine Sports Commission (Didal) and Asian Games 2018 Twitter (gold medal)

Judoka Kiyomi Watanabe cops 1st PH silver

Aug 30, 2018 - 6:34 PM

The Filipino-Japanese bows to the favored Nami Nabekura of Japan in title round of the 2018 Asian Games judo competition

SOLID DEBUT. Kiyomi Watanabe (in blue) delivers a medal right on her first Asian Games stint. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Kiyomi Watanabe nabs her 3-peat title in SEA Games judo; Nakano bags bronze

Aug 26, 2017 - 6:52 PM

Kiyomi Watanabe bests Thailand s Orapin Senatham while Shugen Nakano places 3rd in the men s judo under 66 division

THIRD GOLD. Watanabe continues her dominance in judo, winning her third gold since her debut in 2013. Photo by PSC-POC Media Group

SEA Games: Watanabe bags gold for PH in women’s judo

Jun 07, 2015 - 9:13 PM

The Philippines now has six gold medals at the 28th Southeast Asian Games as Kiyomi Watanebe tops her Thai opponent in 57 63 kg women s judo

Filipina-Japanese judoka Kiyomi Watanabe has earned gold for the Philippines. Screenshot from TV5