August Benedicto, who used to work as an ice delivery boy on the bike, picked up the Asian Elite Champion title at the first full Ironman triathlon race in the Philippines.
The Philippine Practical Shooting Association’s shotgun team won two gold medals in the IPSC Shotgun World Shooting Championship at the Centre National-Tir Sportif in Chateauroux, France.
The Philippines swept Singapore in two straight matches to win the country's first Asia Rugby Championship Division 1 title since 2012.
Filipino Mixed Martial Arts fighter Gege “Gravity” Eustaquio delivered on his promised performance of a lifetime, defeating rival Brazilian Adriano “Mikinho” Moraes with a split-decision win for the title of ONE Flyweight World Champion at the City Studio Event Center in Macau.
Wesley So has risen to second best in the world no. 2 in the rapid chess rankings.
David Carlos won the bronze medal in the recently concluded FIBA 3x3 World Cup slam dunk contest at the Philippine Arena.
Perlas Pilipinas stalwart Janine Pontejos gave the country a wonderful Independence gift by winning the 2018 Fiba 3x3 World Cup Shootout Final at the Philippine Arena.
The Philippine Lady Volcanoes gained the respect of its regional neighbors after winning 2nd place in the Asia Rugby Women’s Championship Division 1, after a six-year hiatus.
Tournament host Philippines stamped their class against Indonesia to rule the PONY Asia Pacific Zone Mustang-9 and Mustang-10 Baseball Championships.
Filipino volleyball star Marck Espejo will play in Japan's V1 League this October for the Oita Miyoshi Weisse Adler team.
Eumir Felix Marcial, Nesthy Petecio and Carlo Paalam scored big wins against their respective opponents to win 3 golds for the Philippines at the recently concluded, Korotkov Memorial Boxing Championships in Khabarovsk, Russia.
Alexandra Eala has won the 2018 ITF Asia 14 & Under Development Championship Division 1 Girl's Singles Category in Bangkok, Thailand.