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Recent articles by Karl:

SEA Games: Hurdles gold for PH’s Clinton Bautista after photo finish

Bautista took the title over Malaysia's Sofian Rayzam Wan after a photo review showed Bautista's head narrowly crossed the line first for the dramatic win. → Read More

SEA Games: Melvin Calano gives Philippines javelin-throw title

Calano hurled 72.86 meters in his first attempt to win the gold medal, the national track-and-field team's eighth in these Games. → Read More

SEA Games: Christine Jacob walks through memory lane after PH's gold in swimming

The former national team swimmer admitted she was emotional watching new breed of Filipino tankers fighting for the Philippine flag which she did several years back too. → Read More

SEA Games: Natalie Uy follows in Obiena's footsteps for pole-vault gold

Uy cleared 4.25 meters to beat the SEA Games mark that stood for six years, while on the track Kristina Knott lost the 100 dash by a hundredths of a second. → Read More

SEA Games: Obiena's gold fulfills his ex-silver medalist father's long-time dream

Emerson Obiena, father of the Olympic-bound and athletics rock star of the Philippines EJ Obiena, was beaming with pride as his son walked away from the New Clark Athletic Stadium on Saturday with a gold medal around his neck and a new Southeast Asian Games record. → Read More

SEA Games: PH swimmers still searching for next gold; add 2 silvers, bronze

The lone gold medalist of the Philippine swimming team, James Deiparine, fell short in duplicating his day 1 feat as he took home silver in the men's 50 meter breaststroke. → Read More

SEA Games: Eric Cray finds redemption in relay gold after DQ in century dash

The multi-SEA Games gold medalist sprinter admitted the relay was redemption from his costly error in the morning but stressed that he has moved on from the mishap. → Read More

SEA Games: Olympian Eric Cray disqualified after false start in prelims

Potential gold medal winner Eric Cray missed the chance of redeeming the top podium in the century dash of the 2019 Southeast Asian Games after being disqualified due to false start in the event Sunday Morning. → Read More

SEA Games: Alkhaldi continues to make splash with 5th medal this week

Apart from a bronze each in the 100 backstroke and 50 butterfly, Jasmine Alkhaldi was also part of the silver-winning women's 4 x 100 freestyle relay. → Read More

SEA Games: Quiet start for Philippine divers, as Malaysia asserts strength

Monique Ann Demaisip and Rose Ann Ocmer didn't reach the podium in women's 3 meter springboard on Friday. → Read More

#SEAGames2019: Pinoy pentathlon champ takes in coach’s food for thought

Michael Comaling delivered a golden performance for the Philippines in men's beach triathlete individual in the modern pentathlon competition Friday. → Read More

SEA Games: Singapore, Vietnam own swimming Day 3; PH gets 3 more medals

The Philippine men earned a silver in the 4 x 100 freestyle relay, while Remedy Rule and Chloe Kennedy Anne Isleta pocketed a bronze each on Friday. → Read More

Lost by fingernails? Pinay swimmer jokes trimmed nails cost her SEA Games gold

Remedy Rule lost by two-hundreths of a second to Singapore's Jing Wen Quah, who eclipsed the Fil-Am tanker with 2:10.97, a new SEA Games record. → Read More

SEA Games: Relay bronze gives Jasmine Alkhaldi, Remedy Rule second medals

Jasmine Alkhaldi, Xiandi Chua, Nicole Oliva and Remedy Rule finished third in the 4 x 200-meter freestyle relay on Thursday. → Read More

SEA Games: PH swimming victorious at last, as James Deiparine wins gold

James Deiparine won the gold medal in the men's 100-meter breaststroke in the Southeast Asian Games at New Clark City on Wednesday. → Read More

SEA Games stint gives Pinoy triathletes boost in Olympic bid

Kim Mangrobang and her teammates plan to make some noise in the Asian Championships, an important qualifier ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. → Read More

SEA Games: PH tankers advance to finals in Day 1 of swimming

The Filipino swimmers opened their gold medal bid in swimming as they flexed muscles early in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games after all 11 tankers qualifed for the final round in different events here on Wednesday. → Read More

SEA Games: Time is running out for Rondina, PH women’s beach volleyball side

The hometown pairs of Sisi Rondina and Bernadeth Pons, and Dzi Gervacio and Dij Rodriguez suffered defeats on Tuesday that put their SEA Games campaign in peril. → Read More

SEA Games: PH completes sweep of triathlon events after gold in Mixed Relay

It's 3 for 3 for the Philippines as it completed a sweep of all gold medals at the triathlon events of the 2019 Southeast Asian Games after a dominating Mixed Relay performance in Subic Bay Boardwalk Monday. → Read More

SEA Games: PH women's beach volley routs Malaysia for win No. 2

The Philippine women's beach volleyball team, led by Sisi Rondina and Bernadeth Pons, continues its winning streak after securing its second win in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games at Subic Tennis Court, Monday. → Read More