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Philippines finishes 2015 SEA Games in sixth place

Jun 16, 2015 - 6:29 PM

PH officials had predicted 50 gold medals and a top 5 finish but end up with the same tally as 2013

The Philippines topped the men's basketball event once again. Photo by Singapore SEA Games Organising Committee/Action Images via Reuters

Basketball exec Martelino to plead for Blatche’s case, 2 others for Asian Games

Sep 03, 2014 - 10:24 PM

Experienced basketball exec Moying Martelino will advocate for the inclusion of Filipino Am Gilas players Gabe Norwood and Jared Dillinger plus naturalized center Andray Blatche in the 2014 Asian Games

The Asian Games eligibility of Andray Blatche (pictured), plus Gabe Norwood and Jared Dillinger is being contested. Photo from FIBA.com

Andray Blatche may be ineligible to represent Gilas at Asian Games

Aug 27, 2014 - 7:42 PM

Recently naturalized Gilas member Andray Blatche may not be able to play in Incheon because of residency issues

KUYA ANDRAY. Andray Blatche, seen here posting up Toronto's Amir Johnson, may be ineligible to play for Gilas. Photo by Warren Toda/EPA

PH sports chief frets over Myanmar blasts ahead of games

Oct 18, 2013 - 2:55 PM

Philippine Sports Commission chief Richie Garcia expressed concern over recent bombings in Myanmar ahead of the Southeast Asian Games

MYANMAR GAMES. Philippine Sports Commission chief Richie Garcia was concerned about over recent bombings in Myanmar ahead of the Southeast Asian Games there

The problem with Philippine sports

Aug 16, 2012 - 4:20 PM

After the Philippine delegation returned from its fourth Olympics in a row with no medals Rappler searches for answers to the sorry state of sports