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Maria Leonor Estampador

Pinay fencing champ gets Olympic recognition

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Switzerland has honored Filipina fencing champion Maria Leonor Estampador with the Continental Award for Asia.
SEA Fencing

Pinoy fencers win 3 golds, 10 medals in SEA tilt

Filipino fencers won a total of 10 medals from the South East Asia Fencing Federation Championships held in September in Singapore.
Perlas Pilipinas

Perlas Pilipinas sweep SEABA basketball championship

Perlas Pilipinas took the 2016 SEABA championship title after completing a 6-0 sweep of the series.
2016 ICF Dragon Boat World Champions

Pinoys bag 3 golds at Dragon Boat Worlds in Russia

The Philippines won 3 golds, one silver, two bronze medals at the ICF Dragon Boat World Championships despite the frigid conditions

PH shooting team win 56 golds in AustralAsia tourney

The Philippine shooting team made the biggest medal haul with 56 gold, 15 silver, and 7 bronze medals at the AustralAsia 2016

PH wins 4th straight Singapore swimming title

The Philippine team won its 4th straight championship title at the 2016 Singapore Invitational Swimming Championship
Hidilyn Diaz

Hidilyn Diaz wins Silver in Rio Olympics, 1st since 1996

The Philippines’ weightlifter, Hidilyn Diaz, won the silver medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics. The Filipina lifter scored a total of 200 kg in the clean and jerk lift
Philippine Taekwondo Team from Zamboanga

PH team wins 5 World Taekwondo Golds

PH team wins 5 gold, 5 silver at World Taekwondo tilt The Philippines won 5 gold medals and 5 silver medals at the World Taekwondo Culture Exposition
Janine Nicandro

PBA makes history with debut of first female referee

The Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) opened the Governor’s Cup with its first-ever female referee officiating the season’s first game
Tim LIncecum

Cy Young winner Tim Lincecum joins LA Angels

Los Angeles Angels is welcoming former San Francisco Giants pitcher, Tim Lincecum, back to the game after his recovery from surgery.
Anthony Arcilla and Royce Tiu

Pinoy teen wrestlers capture golds in US tourney

Philippine-trained teen wrestlers, Anthony Arcilla and Royce Tiu, successfully competed in the United States and brought home 3 gold medals
Carlo Singson

NBA opens 1st Southeast Asia base in PH

The National Basketball Association (NBA) of America has opened its base in the Philippines, the first in South East Asia.

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“Maynila sa Kuko ng Liwanag” chosen one of the world’s greatest...

The Filipino film “Maynila sa Kuko ng Liwanag (Manila in the Claws of Light)” by acclaimed director Lino Brocka has scored a spot in the Criterion Collection of the greatest films from around the world along with masters of cinema such as Renoir, Kurosawa, Hitchcock, and Kubrick.