PHILIPPINE track and field officials are hoping to sending the country's largest delegation to the Olympics in over three decades.Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (PATAFA) president Philip Ella Juico is hoping Natalie Uy in women's pole ...
Jul 22, 2020
A BUMP in the road.That's how Fil-Am pole vaulter Natalie Uy sees the COVID-19 pandemic as she eyes a spot in the Tokyo Olympics."I can't not see how far I go," the 25-year- ...
Jul 21, 2020
IS a crack showing in the long partnership between Olympic-bound Eumir Felix Marcial and the Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP)?Marcial doesn't think so, maintaining that he has the highest regard for the officials of the boxing ...
May 27, 2020
THE Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) has ordered its team of sports psychologists to help athletes cope up the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics.PSC chairman William 'Butch' Ramirez has instructed agency's sports psychology unit to assist athletes - especially those who already ...
Mar 25, 2020
TOKYO - The Tokyo Olympics were postponed until 2021 on Tuesday, ending weeks of speculation that the Games could not go ahead as scheduled because of the coronavirus pandemic.The International Olympic Committee (IOC) made the decision after speaking with Japanese Prime Minister ...
Mar 24, 2020
FROM Southeast Asia to Asia and all the way to the world.Filipino boxers Nesthy Petecio, Josie Gabuco, and Eumir Felix Marcial never had it so good than in 2019 when they asserted their dominance just about everywhere, be it in the ...
Feb 17, 2020
ATLANTA - Missy Franklin can still light up a room.She'll start off with that big, broad smile.Then comes the bubbly laugh, summoned from deep in the belly.Finally, there's a boundless, almost child-like passion for whatever ...
Dec 12, 2019
THE Philippine Volcanoes got a show of support from Globe before leaving to compete in the biggest rugby event in Asia that will decide which team will join host Japan in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.With Globe Chairman Jaime Augusto Zobel ...
Nov 22, 2019
SANTI Santillan has decided to hold off his plans of going to the pros as he puts all of his attention to the 3x3 game.The former La Salle forward is passing up the opportunity of making the jump and rather, will ...
Oct 3, 2019
PBA will have to wait once more for Alvin Pasaol.The 24-year-old forward shared that he has decided to forego the chance to enter the pro league once again, turning his focus on the country's quest of making ...
Sep 21, 2019
DONGGUAN, China - USA Basketball managing director Jerry Colangelo said Thursday that when the time comes to start assembling the 2020 Tokyo Olympics roster, he won't forget those who backed out of commitments to play in the World Cup this summer. ...
Sep 13, 2019
THE Olympics is now within reach for the Philippines after it climbed to No. 24 in the world in the most recent Fiba 3x3 rankings for men.The country has reached the baseline threshold set by Fiba of 6,692,340 points ...
Jul 29, 2019
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Troubled boxing body AIBA was stripped of Olympic status on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) and the IOC will now organize qualifying and final tournaments for the 2020 Tokyo Games.AIBA had created "very serious reputational, legal and financial risks" for ...
Jun 27, 2019
CHAMPION rider Ariana Dormitorio hopes to score a twinkill by the second half of the year.The charming 22-year-old is seeking to earn an outright berth in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics when she competes in the Asian Mountain Bike Continental ...
May 15, 2019
TOKYO - Unpaid Olympic volunteers do almost everything: guide athletes around, greet dignitaries and translate for lost fans.IOC officials acknowledge the games couldn't be held without them; invariably smiling, helpful and praised by presidents, prime ministers and monarchs.The billion- ...
Feb 15, 2019
IN an huge development, the swimming competitions of the 30th Southeast Asian Games will now serve as one of the qualifiers for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.The international swimming federation Fina has sent a communique to the Philippine Swimming Inc. about ...
Feb 3, 2019
TEAM Go For Gold now compete in a series of tougher major races ahead as a continental cycling team.Going continental was a move in the right direction for Go For Gold after keeping up with the best riders in the international ...
Nov 18, 2018
ROME - The election of an Uzbek businessman accused of ties to organized crime as president of AIBA isn't the IOC's only problem with the amateur boxing association.Gafur Rakhimov, who is on a U.S. Treasury Department sanctions ...
Nov 9, 2018
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