Palarong Pambansa 2019 - updates

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NCR highlights dominant Palaro run with basketball gold

May 04, 2019 - 4:34 PM

Bannered by reigning UAAP champions NU Bullpups, NCR makes easy work of Central Luzon to clinch the overall championship for the 15th straight year

CHAMPS AGAIN. The NCR basketball team represented by the NU Bullpups prove too much for Central Luzon. Photo by Adz Bernabe/Rappler


Davao swimmer Villanueva shatters own Palaro record

May 02, 2019 - 11:45 PM

Juliana Marien Villanueva defends her crown in the secondary girls 800m freestyle

Tausug athletics standout pockets double gold

Apr 30, 2019 - 6:48 PM

Rozikan Sali Balli hands the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao Athletic Association its first gold

RIGHT ON TRACK. Rozikan Sali Balli aims for another gold after ruling the boys triple jump and long jump events. Photo by Adz Bernabe

Record shattered on 1st day of Palarong Pambansa

Apr 29, 2019 - 2:13 PM

Bicol's Lheslie Delima cops the first gold medal of the annual meet while Cagayan Valley's Algin Gomez breaks the long jump record

MAIDEN GOLD. Lheslie De Lima nabs the first gold in the Palarog Pambansa. Photo from Adz Bernabe


Duterte tells Palarong Pambansa athletes to stay away from drugs

Apr 28, 2019 - 9:30 PM

At the Palarong Pambansa 2019 opening ceremony, President Rodrigo Duterte repeats his claim that there are now around 7 million Filipinos supposedly hooked on shabu

Palarong Pambansa Opening April 28. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

Briones denies Duterte ordered bombing of Lumad schools

Apr 28, 2019 - 6:56 PM

'You did not order the bombing of any school,' says Education Secretary Leonor Briones as she introduces President Rodrigo Duterte at Palarong Pambansa 2019

EDUCATION CHIEF. Education Secretary Leonor Briones speaks during the Congress budget briefing on August 28, 2018, about the 2019 budget. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Palarong Pambansa 2019 opens in Davao City

Apr 28, 2019 - 6:39 PM

More than 15,000 athletes from the Philippines' 17 regions will compete in this year's edition of the national sports event

PALARO BEGINS. Performers and athletes mark the opening of the 2019 Palarong Pambansa in Davao City. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

Prioritize athletes so they don't get pirated, LGUs told

Apr 28, 2019 - 2:58 PM

'By nurturing their local athletes, provinces would eventually reap honors,' says Filipina long-jump queen Elma Muros Posadas

MORE SUPPORT. Having represented another province during her younger years, Elma Muros Posadas knows support from local government units will go a long way. Rappler photo


Davao City to host Palarong Pambansa 2019

Apr 14, 2018 - 4:59 PM

(UPDATED) Education Secretary Leonor Briones says President Rodrigo Duterte 'had nothing to do' with Davao City's victory in the bidding process

NEXT YEAR'S HOST. Davao City wins the bidding to host the Palarong Pambansa 2019. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler