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The Philippine team for mens Poomsae (Jeordan Dominguez, Dustin Jacob Mella and Rodolfo Reyes) in Taekwondo perform during the 18th Asian Games being held in Jakarta, Palembang. (PSC-POC Images)

1,500 vie in nat’l poomsae

Around 1,500 taekwondo performers are expected to see action in the 2019 PLDT Home Ultera/MVP Sports Foundation National Poomsae (forms) Championships Sunday at the SM…

Ashley Uy of Oriental Mindoro, one of the New Face entries, executes a 45 kick against Jiezelle Campos.

1,500 jins vie in New Face tilt

Around 1,500 taekwondo newcomers get a chance to show their progress when they compete in the 2019 Meralco/MVP Sports Foundation National New Face of the…

Tonga's Pita Taufatofua (Photo by Jonathan NACKSTRAND / AFP)

Tongan eyes unique Olympic treble

Tongan athlete Pita Taufatofua -- the bare-chested flag-bearer who became an online sensation at both the Rio and Pyeongchang Olympics -- plans to break out…

Pauline Louise Lopez of Philippines hold her bronze medal during the medal ceremonies of the women's -57 kilogram Taekwondo at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018.(AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)

PH jins vie in World Championships in UK

After an impressive ASEAN tournament win, the Philippines targets bigger success when it competes in the 2019 World Taekwondo Championships on May 11-20 in Manchester,…

Mark Salazar blocks John Paul Laguna's kick during the taekwondo semi-finals competition of the 1st National Milo Olympics Swimming Competition at the Cebu City Sports Center. (MB file photo)

Pinoy jins reign at close of 14th ASEAN joust

Seven more Filipino jins triumphed on Sunday in the senior kyorugi (free sparring) competition to help the Philippines emerge as overall winner in the 14th…

John Paul Laguna of Visayas flies after getting a kick from Mark Salazar of Luzon during the taekwondo semi-finals competition of the 1st National Milo Olympics Swimming COmpetition on October 24 at the Cebu City Sports Center. Salazar won.(Cheryl Baldicantos)

Pinoy jins claim 20 gold medals

Filipino athletes sparkled at the start of the two-day 14th ASEAN Taekwondo Championships Saturday, bagging 53 medals, including 20 golds, to inch ahead of Vietnam…

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