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Pagbubukas ng Palarong Pambansa 2018, simula ng biyaheng panalo
Mechaella Euneece C. Debuton, Region VIII student journalistApril 19, 2018

Dagundong ng mga tambol at matitinis na tunog ng xylophones ang pumuno sa buong parte ng Provincial Capitol Grounds and Govantes Dike na siyang marka ng pagsisimula ng parada ng mga delegado sa Palarong Pambansa 2018.

RISING FROM THE ASHES: Innovation through resilience
Micah Alexandra DG.  Layosa, Region V student journalistsApril 19, 2018

No competitor enters a contest without a single setback. For Region V-Bicol, one of the greatest obstacles that they had to face in preparation for the Palarong Pambansa 2018 was the lack of funding for their training and accommodations.


 
President declares Palaro 2018 open
By: Joewen Ducado, April 19, 2018

“I look forward for your most significant contribution to society in the days to come.” That was a salutation challenge of His Excellency President Rodrigo Roa Duterte before 15 thousand delegates, coaches, technical officials and guests attending the opening program of the Palarong Pambansa 2018 at Elpidio Quirino Stadium, Vigan City on April 15.
 

Palarong Pambansa 2018, sinimulan na
Josell Gerone A. Nazareno, MIMAROPA student journalistApril 18, 2018

Nagmartsa papasok ng Elpidio Quirino Stadium ang mga estudyanteng atleta na nagmula pa sa 17 rehiyon ng bansa matapos ang isang parada upang simulan ang makulay na opening ceremonies ng 2018 Palarong Pambansa sa Bantay Ilocos Sur, Abril 15.
 

FAILED ATTEMPT: Hot air balloon pilot likens launch mishap to athlete’s perseverance
Cathy Jane Florida, Region XI student journalist April 18, 2018

It was supposed to be one of the highlights of the 2018 Palarong Pambansa, but the strong winds forestalled the flying of the hot-air balloon which disappointed yet amused, and gained the admiration of the crowd at the Quirino Stadium, Vigan City, Ilocos Sur on April 15, 2018.


 
Briones: Palaro to produce world-class athletes    
Mel Ann Shane L. Lauron, Region VII student journalist, April 18, 2018

Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones described the Palarong Pambansa as the “most gigantic and largest” event of DepEd that will generate international sports champions in the future, 
 


 
Secretary Briones delivers encouraging speech in Palaro 2018 
Louis Benedict Sison, CALABARZON student journalistApril 18, 2018

Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones spiced up Elpidio Quirino Stadium after announcing the upcoming start of the Palarong Pambansa 2018. 


 
Duterte, pinaalab ang puso ng 2018 Palaro Athletes 
Carl Joshua Doria, CALABARZON student journalistApril 18, 2018

Bagamat nahuli ng pagdating sa Elpidio Quirio Stadium, Bantay, Ilocos Sur, matinding galak at hiyawan parin ang tinanggap ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte mula sa libu-libong atleta, opisyales at delegado ng iba’t ibang rehiyon.


 
Duterte keynotes Palarong Pambansa 2018, challenges athletes
David Joshua Ramirez, Region II student journalist , April 18, 2018

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte challenged over 10,000 student-athletes to exemplify values and hone their skills during the opening of the 2018 Palarong Pambansa at the Elpidio Quirino Stadium in Bantay, Ilocos Sur, April 15.

Featured Photos

HISTORIC PARADE. Despite the sweltering heat of the sun, The Vulcans march through Calle Crisologo. (Levi Ivan Delgado, Region V)  CREAM OF THE CROP. Some of the most outstanding Filipino athletes and champions join the parade of colors.
(Levi Ivan Delgado, Region V) 
JOLLY BEE. Some athletes danced to the beat of the songs that “Six Cycle Mind” played during the opening program. (Levi Ivan Delgado, Region V) SHOT N’ FIRE. Luis Gabriel Moreno, Youth Olympic Games gold medalist in Archery, lights the Friendship Cauldron.
(Levi Ivan Delgado, Region V)

FINESSE. Athletes, coaches, and other delegates of Region V perform their “Saludo”. (Levi Ivan Delgado, Region V) ALL STAR. The outstanding Filipino athletes proudly wave their flaglets in front of 15,000 participants. (Levi Ivan Delgado, Region V)  COSMIC SPECTACLE. Beautiful fireworks display culminates the Palarong Pambansa opening ceremonies. (Levi Ivan Delgado, Region V) NOSE FOR NEWS. Members of media from all over the Philippines await the spectacle of Palarong Pambansa opening ceremonies.
(Levi Ivan Delgado, Region V)

CHALLENGE ACCEPTED. Gov. Ryan Luis Singson warmly accepts the Palarong Pambansa banner from DepEd Region VI Director Gemma Ledesma.
(Levi Ivan Delgado, Region V) 
MOTHER OF EDUCATION. DepEd Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones inspires the 15,000 participants in attendance.
(Levi Ivan Delgado, Region V) 
OFFICIALLY OPEN. Officials led by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte declare the Palarong Pambansa 2018 officially open.
(Levi Ivan Delgado, Region V) 
MIND BLOWING. Athletes from different region release their unity balloons as part of the Palarong Pambansa festivities.
(Levi Ivan Delgado, Region V)

FROM THE PRESIDENT’S NEST. Delegates from Davao Region rehearse their cheer for President Rodrigo Roa Duterte.
(Bjelland Scott Arreglo, Region VII)
THE PRESIDENT’S PROMISE. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte expresses his mission of making Palarong Pambansa a training ground for future leaders. (Bjelland Scott Arreglo, Region VII)  DUTERTE! DUTERTE! Buong lakas na isinisigaw ng mga atleta ang pangalan ng Pangulo. (Carl Ryeo Bohol, Region VIII)  HAWKS IN VIGAN. CaVRAA delegates cheer and parade along the historic Calle Crisologo on their way to the Palarong Pambansa 2018 Opening Ceremony. (Ceidy Balubal, Region II)  

STREAKS OF HOPE. Athletes from Region II watch in awe during 10-minute fireworks display as part of the Palarong Pambansa opening salvo. (Ceidy Balubal, Region II)   GAWAD KAY VEGA. Makahulugan ang binabasang parangal ni DepEd Undersecretary at Palarong Pambansa Secretary-General Tonisito M. Umali para kay Lydia de Vega.
(Carl Ryeo Bohol, Region VIII)
SELFIE TAYO! Hindi mapigilang kumuha ng selfie ng mga delegado ng Region IX habang nasa entablado ang Pangulong Duterte.
(Carl Ryeo Bohol, Region VIII)
LOUD AND PROUD. Green Hawks from the Cagayan Valley Region roar their cheers and yells for the Palarong Pambansa 2018.
(Ceidy Balubal, Region II)  
2018 Palaro sparks up with brand-new gimmicks
Shawnrick Andrei S. Pacura, NCR campus journalist, April 18, 2018
Palarong Pambansa Opening: A Chromatic Beginning
Micah Alexandra DG. Layosa, Region V campus journalist , April 18, 2018
Briones, Duterte highlight 2018 Palarong Pambansa Opening
Scarlet P. Casimero and Norman C. Calib-og, Region X campus journalists, April 18, 2018
A billiard champ’s journey to Palarong Pambansa
Lorilyn Nocete-Nudalo, April 17, 2018
Young lady tanker leads roster of Central Luzon’s promising athletes
Michelle Catap-Lacson, April 15, 2018
‘Pitch-Perfect’ Win
Ginalyn F. Edpalin, April 15, 2018
Ifugao gymnast dances to the rhythm of life
Novelyn N. Ag-agiw, April 11, 2018
Small but terrible: A young runner’s race for gold
Sheryl Bersalona, April 6, 2018
Abunda: A champion thrower’s pursuit of excellence
Samuel Abao Banda, April 5, 2018
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