Month: November 2019

13 players show up as Gilas opens World Cup qualifiers buildup

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first_imgKammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa View comments QC cops nab robbery gang leader, cohort MOST READ John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding LATEST STORIES Japan ex-PM Nakasone who boosted ties with US dies at 101 Stronger peso trims PH debt value to P7.9 trillion Herndon motivated to play alongside league’s top guards at Star Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games June Mar Fajardo. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netThirteen players were present in the first day of the Smart Gilas Pilipinas’ training camp for the first leg of the 2017 Fiba World Cup qualifiers later this month.Four-time PBA Most Valuable Player June Mar Fajardo, Jayson Castro, and Calvin Abueva spearheaded the attendees at Meralco Gym on Friday night.ADVERTISEMENT Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Also present were longtime national team members Japeth Aguilar and Gabe Norwood, mainstays Troy Rosario, Raymond Almazan, and Allein Maliksi, as well as cadets Roger Pogoy, Matthew Wright, Jio Jalalon, Mac Belo, and Carl Bryan Cruz.Assistant coaches Jong Uichico, Jimmy Alapag, Josh Reyes, and Ryan Betia assisted Head Coach Chot Reyes in the session.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutThe Philippines is preparing for its game against Japan in Tokyo on November 24, before going back home where it will take on Chinese Taipei at Smart Araneta Coliseum on November 27. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Read Next CPP denies ‘Ka Diego’ arrest caused ‘mass panic’ among S. Tagalog NPAlast_img read more

Gilas off to Japan sans hotshot

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first_imgView comments Coach Chot Reyes has until Nov. 23, or a day before the clash with Team Nippon, to decide on who the final three cuts would be.Gilas has had a long streak of success against Japan, which will be spearheaded by its naturalized player, 6-foot-5 guard Ira Brown, and the talented 6-foot-10 center Jojie Takeuchi.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutThe Filipinos will have the size that can match up with the Japanese, with Carl Bryan Cruz, Troy Rosario and Raymond Almazan to backstop Blatche and the 6-foot-10 Fajardo.Gilas also has a lot of talent and agility in the small forward position with Japeth Aguilar, Calvin Abueva and Mac Belo. Stronger peso trims PH debt value to P7.9 trillion Gunslinger Matthew Wright, RR Pogoy and Allein Maliksi are Reyes’ top outside guns even as the 5-foot-10 Romeo is still included in the list of players the coaching staff initially submitted to the Fiba.With Romeo out because of an injury, Reyes will be taking Kevin Alas and Kiefer Ravena to be the back-up of Castro, though Alas and Ravena will be hard-pressed to come up with the more than 22 points a game, Romeo’s average in the last Fiba Asia Cup in Beirut in Lebanon.“The coaches haven’t decided on it yet,” team manager Butch Antonio said in a text message when asked if Reyes and his deputies have more or less figured out on who the final cuts would be.One of the shoo-ins would have to be the veteran Gabe Norwood, who could be the best defensive man on Reyes’ roster as far as handling Brown is concerned.Gilas will play Japan on Friday before flying back home the following day to play Chinese Taipei and Quincy Davis III at Smart Araneta Coliseum on Nov. 27.ADVERTISEMENT Standhardinger powers HK Lions past Alab PH Read Next LATEST STORIES Gilas Pilipinas pool. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/ Smart SportsA Gilas Pilipinas crew that will be without prolific point guard Terrence Romeo departs for Haneda, Japan, on Tuesday, seeking to open its Fiba World Cup Qualifiers Asia stint on a bright note against the host squad three days later.Four-time PBA MVP June Mar Fajardo, naturalized Andray Blatche and two-time Asia’s best point guard Jayson Castro banner a 15-man team that flies out at 8:55 a.m.ADVERTISEMENT Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMCcenter_img Kris Aquino ‘pretty chill about becoming irrelevant’ Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa CPP denies ‘Ka Diego’ arrest caused ‘mass panic’ among S. Tagalog NPA MOST READ QC cops nab robbery gang leader, cohort Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Japan ex-PM Nakasone who boosted ties with US dies at 101last_img read more

Austria says ‘racial slur’ provoked Ross; Guiao denies using N-word

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first_img“No, I did not say the N-word. I don’t know if anyone heard, but I didn’t,” he said.The fiery mentor admitted, though, that he gave Ross the middle finger as a part of his “psychological warfare,” but there’s nothing more to it.“He likes to mock, not just against us, everytime there are skirmishes like that. He also knows what he’s capable of,” said Guiao. MOST READ “I confronted Chris Ross because he’s one of the most important players in my team, especially in the endgame. According to Chris, he was called a n****r,” said the Beermen mentor. “That’s a word that he doesn’t want to hear from any people and that flared him up.”READ: PBA: RoS coach Guiao fined P20K for actions towards SMB’s RossGuiao, meanwhile, said that he just gave in to what Ross, who was talking trash him in front of the Road Warriors bench, wanted.“He was there in front of us and he wouldn’t stop trash talking. For me, you should be respectful at that point and be the one to distance yourself given that you’re already winning. The game was a foregone conclusion at that time, so maybe he should have been more respectful. He should just shut up,” he said. “I didn’t understand what he was saying and what he was talking about so I trash-talked him too.”Guiao, however, denied that he dropped the racial slur on Ross.ADVERTISEMENT Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netIf there’s one thing that San Miguel guard Chris Ross and NLEX coach Yeng Guiao have in common, it’s that both of them don’t want to lose.But the similarities end there as both figures  find themselves always at war, much like on Friday when Guiao and Ross butt heads anew late in San Miguel’s 109-98 win over NLEX.ADVERTISEMENT Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Ravena says staredown not intended to shame Pessumal LATEST STORIES Do not bring these items in SEA Games venues Asian shares slide on weak Japan data; US markets closed Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. BI on alert for illegally deployed OFWs to Iraq 8th Top Leaders Forum assessed the progress of public-private efforts in building climate and disaster resilient communities Things came to head with 1:46 mark of the fourth quarter and the game already decided. While Kevin Alas was at the charity stripe, Guiao and Ross traded barbs that triggered a commotion among the players as they tried to come between the two.READ: SMB stays unscathed, escapes NLEX FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutRoss was ejected after he was attested with his second technical foul and refused to entertain questions from the media after the game.Coach Leo Austria shed light on the exchange between Ross and Guiao, as relayed to him by the Defensive Player of the Year. View comments Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles01:30’Excited’ Terrence Romeo out to cherish first PBA finals appearance01:32Austria: Ginebra is playing like a ‘well-oiled machine’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City Read Next John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s weddinglast_img read more

Rhanzelle Yong solid in debut for Zark’s-Lyceum

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first_imgThe 6-2 forward had a solid game for the Jawbreakers in their 91-85 loss to CEU, finishing with with nine points and five assists outing in 20 minutes of play before fouling out with three minutes remaining in the game.Yong, who is nephew of Magnolia slotman Ian Sangalang, had to take over with Cameroonian big man Mike Nzeusseu limited due to an ankle sprain sustained in the first quarter.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout“I’m OK. I’m happy with how we competed even though we were missing some of our key players like Mike and (MJ) Ayaay,” said Yong.Putting the nightmares of the ACL injuries which sidelined him over the past two years behind, the Kapampangan stalwart is excited for this new beginning with a familiar face in Topex Robinson guiding him anew. For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Globe Business launches leading cloud-enabled and hardware-agnostic conferencing platform in PH MOST READ Blazers hope for another post-All-Star break revival Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC NCAA Season 93 Preview: Lyceum Pirates PLAY LIST 02:00NCAA Season 93 Preview: Lyceum Pirates02:06Lyceum Pirates on being NCAA ‘dark horse’: We always want to better ourselves02:12San Beda, Lyceum early favorites ahead of NCAA Season 9301:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netIt’s been almost two years since Rhanzelle Yong was last seen playing in a competitive setting.But on Tuesday, the 22-year-old finally made his way back to the hard court, suiting up for Zark’s Burger-Lyceum in the 2018 PBA D-League Aspirants’ Cup.ADVERTISEMENT John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding NEXT BLOCK ASIA 2.0 introduces GURUS AWARDS to recognize and reward industry influencers “I’ve known coach Topex for a long time and it’s great here because we’re like a family,” he said as they continue their partnership forged in San Sebastian to now in Lyceum. “The players here are disciplined and I’m just excited to play with them.”Yong is using the opportunity in the developmental league to get into top shape for the upcoming NCAA season.“We’ll continue working hard in our D-League games so that I can recover. I’m also looking at this as my preparation for the NCAA because that’s my priority. Hopefully, I can continue to play,” he said.ADVERTISEMENT Slow and steady hope for near-extinct Bangladesh tortoises 2 ‘newbie’ drug pushers fall in Lucena sting AFP official booed out of forum Read Next View commentslast_img read more

Pacquiao vs UFC star McGregor? Roach says fight must be under boxing rules

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first_imgBREAKING: Cop killed, 11 hurt in Misamis Oriental grenade blast Every 18 seconds someone is diagnosed with HIV Palace: Duterte to hear out security execs on alleged China control of NGCP Cayetano dares Lacson, Drilon to take lie-detector test: Wala akong kinita sa SEA Games Sports Briefs: San Diego, Malaysian share chess lead “It has to be a boxing match of course, in a boxing ring, in a boxing gloves and boxing rules,” Roach said on Tuesday during the Philippine Sportswriters Association Forum.Roach, who is preparing Pacquiao for his defense of the WBO welterweight crown against Jeff Horn on July 2, sounded certain that Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr., McGregor’s choice as opponent, would dominate the Briton in the ring.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingMeanwhile, Pacquiao sparred for eight rounds Tuesday, five against Leonardo Doronio and Sonny Katiandagho and another three against Mexican  Adrian Young (23-win, 3-loss, 2-draw, 18 KOs), who arrived Monday. Pagasa: Storm intensifies as it nears PAR Manny Pacquiao during ONE Championship: Kings of Destiny at Mall of Asia Arena. Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netIf ever Manny Pacquiao and Conor McGregor fight each other, it should be under boxing rules.This was the condition set by Freddie Roach, Pacquiao’s chief trainer, who is receptive to the idea of the eight-division champion tangling with the mixed martial arts superstar.ADVERTISEMENT BREAKING: Cop killed, 11 hurt in Misamis Oriental grenade blast Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. BSP survey: PH banks see bright horizon amid dark global recession clouds MOST READ Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES View commentslast_img read more

At French Open, del Potro gets lost off court, wins on it

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first_imgBREAKING: Cop killed, 11 hurt in Misamis Oriental grenade blast Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next All seemed well once he made it out to Court 6 on Tuesday, though. There was del Potro, pounding those intimidating forehands and big serves and only showing signs of his years of wrist troubles when trying to hit his backhand while advancing to the second round with a 6-2, 6-1, 6-4 victory over qualifier Guido Pella in an all-Argentine matchup.“He played better than me,” Pella summed it up.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSimple enough explanation for the result.Del Potro, the 2009 U.S. Open champion, is seeded 29th at the clay-court Grand Slam tournament he last entered five years ago, when he reached the quarterfinals. Every 18 seconds someone is diagnosed with HIV “I was able to show today that my weak point, which used to be my weak point until recently — my backhand — has got better. I think his strategy was to force me into using the backhand, and he was able to see that it was no longer my weak point and that I was able to use my backhand quite well,” del Potro said about Pella, a Davis Cup teammate.“But it’s true that sometimes I was a little upset, because I know that my backhand is not quite what it used to be.”Clay has never been del Potro’s best surface — his power-based game is better suited to faster surfaces, such as hard courts — but he did reach the French Open semifinals in 2009 before losing to Roger Federer.“That year,” del Potro said, “I thought it was my year.”Now, at age 28, he takes things slowly, knowing he has room to improve as he tries to return to the upper reaches of his sport.Del Potro will face Nicolas Almagro in the second round, with a potential matchup against No. 1 Murray in the third.“I have adopted a sort of wait-and-see attitude. We’ll see,” del Potro said. “I try not to make things too complicated, and I try not to set long-term objectives. I really play match by match.” Palace: Duterte to hear out security execs on alleged China control of NGCP Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students PLAY LIST 01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes Argentina’s Juan Martin Del Potro returns the ball to compatriot Guido Pella during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Tuesday, May 30, 2017 in Paris. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)PARIS  — Back at the French Open for the first time since 2012, Juan Martin del Potro encountered a bit of trouble navigating the grounds, getting lost a few times as he walked around Roland Garros.“I never find the place where I have to go,” he joked.ADVERTISEMENT The Finals: It’s now NBA All-Star War BSP survey: PH banks see bright horizon amid dark global recession clouds MOST READ Cayetano dares Lacson, Drilon to take lie-detector test: Wala akong kinita sa SEA Games BREAKING: Cop killed, 11 hurt in Misamis Oriental grenade blast Against Pella, he finished with 13 aces and nearly twice as many total winners, 33-17.Of note: Only one of those winners for del Potro came off his backhand wing, the side he has more problems with after multiple operations on his left wrist. He is right-handed but uses both hands for his double-fisted backhands, which often are reduced to slices.“He has a weakness,” Pella said. “I tried to find that weakness.”Del Potro missed 2½ years’ worth of major tournaments because of three operations on his left wrist, returning to Grand Slam action at Wimbledon in 2016.His comeback really showed progress at the Rio Olympics, when he stunned Novak Djokovic in the first round and wound up with a silver medal, losing to Andy Murray in the final.ADVERTISEMENT Pagasa: Storm intensifies as it nears PAR View commentslast_img read more

Ink or swim? Tattoos on show at worlds

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first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games ‘Fighting for their fate’: Chinese kids adopted by MMA club “When you wake up, you look in the mirror and you go to the pool. It reminds me of the hard work I put in to win in Rio, while I am swimming.“It also keeps me grounded and passionate about what I do, it reminds me of how I got there.“It is great to have a reminder, it’s getting extended in a few days,” he added without wanting to give away the future design.Peaty’s wheelchair-bound grandmother, Mavis Williams, 74, got a temporary tattoo, a copy of his lion tattoo, which delighted the British swimmer.“That was crazy, I actually thought she had had a proper tattoo done, I thought ‘oh my god, what has she done, but she loves it,” said Peaty with a grin.ADVERTISEMENT Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ Bruno Fratus, who took silver in the men’s 50m freestyle on Saturday behind Caeleb Dressel of the USA, explained how his winged tattoo was done on a whim.“I trust the guy who does my tattoos so badly that I just give him my arms and say ‘do whatever you feel like as long as it’s not too crazy’ as I still got to wear short sleeves,” the 28-year-old told AFP.‘It’s who I am’“As long as I have space and money I’ll keep doing it, and time off because every time you tattoo something you need 10 days off water.“That’s a graffiti I saw in Miami in Wynwood, I just took a picture and give it to him as a reference. That one’s just a wing.“I woke up one morning and thought ‘I think I would look good with a wing on my arm’.”His compatriot, Etiene Medeiros won the women’s 50m backstroke gold on Thursday and explained the differing motivations for her tattoos.“I have an ocean mermaid on my forearm to bring its energy into my life, beneath it a lotus flower, which is rising from the ashes like a phoenix,” said the 26-year-old Brazilian.“Beneath that, an ‘ohana’ tattoo to remind me how blessed I am to have my family and friends.“On my ankles, I have the name of my father and mother, I also have other ones which are hidden.” National Coffee Research Development and Extension Center brews the 2nd National Coffee Education Congress Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ LATEST STORIES Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next USA’s Anthony Ervin competes in the Men’s 50m Freestyle Semifinal during the swimming event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 11, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYSWorld records have tumbled and gold medals won but the colourful array of tattoos on show at the world swimming championships have proved just as eye-catching, be they designs of sharks, dolphins or even the lion adorning the arm of Adam Peaty’s grandmother.A vast array of images, script, and secretive symbols adorned the bodies of competitors, from flowing and harmonious waves to powerful and speedy creatures of the deep.ADVERTISEMENTcenter_img MOST READ DILG, PNP back suspension of classes during SEA Games The Olympic rings — a proud stamp on the skin of the swimmers who competed at a Games — are also common place, but some of the world’s fastest have explained the thinking behind the art work on their bodies.Britain’s Peaty has been one of the stand-out performers at the Duna Arena with two world records and golds in the men’s 50m and 100m breaststroke.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool starsPeaty had a large tattoo of a lion inked onto his left shoulder after winning the Olympic 100m breaststroke title last year in Rio de Janeiro.“The tattoo is more about training for me,” said the 22-year-old in Budapest. South African-born Dutch swimmer Kyle Stolk boasts a springbok and an Irish shamrock displayed on a resplendent Dutch flag.“I wanted to incorporate the three places that have made me where I am today,” said the swimmer, who learned his trade in Dublin, before moving to the Netherlands who he represented at the Rio Olympics.“It might be a too flamboyant for some people but it means a lot to me, it’s who I am,” he said FEU Auditorium’s 70th year celebrated with FEU Theater Guild’s ‘The Dreamweavers’ Church, environmentalists ask DENR to revoke ECC of Quezon province coal plant Trump strips away truth with hunky topless photo tweet Robredo should’ve resigned as drug czar after lack of trust issue – Panelo View commentslast_img read more

PH hockey team ‘getting hungrier’ with newfound support

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first_imgTrump signs bills in support of Hong Kong protesters LATEST STORIES Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ The Philippines edged Thailand 5-4 in the gold medal game, making Füglister and his squad as the inaugural champions of the event in the regional games.Füglister, who was based in Switzerland until 2014 before moving to the Philippines, was surprised with how the SEA Games is given such a high regard in the region.READ: SEA Games: PH stays unscathed at 2-0 in ice hockey“We went to the SEA Games and we were impressed by how important was the event in the region,” said Fuglister. “It was my first SEA Games and it was a big stage for us and we’re happy we succeeded.”“A lot of these played hockey because of their love of the sport, they didn’t do it for media recognition, they did it for the love of the game and their love of their teammates.”ADVERTISEMENT The members of the Philippine men’s ice hockey team celebrate their gold-medal victory in the 29th Southeast Asian Games ice hockey tournament Thursday night at the Empire City Arena. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/ SEA GAMES POOLIce hockey may not be a mainstream sport in tropical Philippines, but with the national team claiming golden glory in the 2017 Southeast Asian Games things may just turn around for the winter-based sport.National team captain Steven Füglister said Thursday the group’s inner fire have grown exponentially since their Malaysian triumph and they’re more eager to carry the Philippine colors in future international tournaments.ADVERTISEMENT RELATED VIDEOPH ice athletes get warm welcome after SEAG stint360 viewsSportsVentuno Web Player 4.51 Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games05:25PH boxing team determined to deliver gold medals for PH03:04Filipino athletes share their expectations for 2019 SEA Games00:45Onyok Velasco see bright future for PH boxing in Olympics02:25PH women’s volleyball team motivated to deliver in front of hometown crowd01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games00:36Manny Pacquiao part of 2019 SEA Games opening ceremony View comments Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next READ: Philippines wins first ever SEA Games ice hockey gold “I think everyone is getting hungrier with all the support we’re having,” said Füglister during the team’s homecoming at SM Megamall’s skating rink on Thursday.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSBoxers Pacquiao, Petecio torchbearers for SEA Games opening“People who weren’t interested in hockey before or didn’t know of the sport are now aware of it. We got flooded with messages of well-wishes.”READ: Filipinos break ice with 12-0 thumping of Indonesia in ice hockey Biggest Pogo service provider padlocked for tax evasion Celebrity chef Gary Rhodes dies at 59 with wife by his side MOST READ Robredo should’ve resigned as drug czar after lack of trust issue – Panelo Hotel says PH coach apologized for ‘kikiam for breakfast’ claim Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. NATO’s aging eye in the sky to get a last overhaul LeBron James ‘excited’ to return to Manila for ‘Strive for Greatness’ showlast_img read more