TWO months ago, their parallel quests for an Olympic berth came to a shuddering halt.But for national athletes Hidilyn Diaz and Nesthy Petecio, the conditioning goes on under quarantine.Still, they admit, it's hard to keep in shape during a ...
May 16, 2020
OLYMPIC silver medal winner Hidilyn Diaz has no regrets changing plans to set up camp in Chinese Taipei and going to Malaysia where she is now stranded due to the coronavirus pandemic."Hindi ako nagsisisi sa ano man yung kinalabasan ng training ...
Apr 25, 2020
HIDILYN Diaz conducted a fund-raising weightlifting seminar on Sunday for the benefit of Filipinos affected by the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.The Rio Olympic silver medalist held two online sessions, raising more than P50,000 fro the registration fees, which was ...
Apr 12, 2020
HIDILYN Diaz will not be able to compete in her final Olympic qualifying tournament due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).Diaz said she was supposed to leave for Colombia on Tuesday for the Ibero-America Open Championship but a travel ban ...
Mar 17, 2020
A BOXING world champion and an Olympic silver medalist are among those to be given major awards in the SMC-PSA (Philippine Sportswriters Association) Awards Night next month at the Centennial Hall of the Manila Hotel.Nesthy Petecio and Hidilyn Diaz lead ...
Feb 23, 2020
HIDILYN Diaz strengthened her bid for an Olympic spot after winning the gold in the Rome 2020 Weightlifting World Cup in Italy.Diaz lifted 212 kilograms after a 93 in the snatch and 119 in the clean and jerk to win the ...
Jan 28, 2020
HIDILYN Diaz hopes to prop up his world ranking in a bid to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics as she competes in the IWF Roma World Cup in Italy starting this week.The 28-year-old Filipina left for Europe last week ...
Jan 26, 2020
MAKE no mistake about it: the 2010s was a rousing decade for Philippine sports.World champions and gold medalists came aplenty, which makes picking out the top performers of the decade harder than it already was.Yet here at Spin.ph, we ...
Jan 2, 2020
WHEN historians look back on this decade about to pass, they'll find plenty of milestones that changed the course of Philippine sports.From Manny Pacquiao's record-setting fight against Floyd Mayweather to Gilas Pilipinas' return to prominence ...
Dec 22, 2019
Twenty-four hour gyms. Mirror selfies among the weight racks. That Underarmour jersey or three we all have somewhere.Over the past 10 years, the fitness industry in the Philippines has - checks our Fitbit - been in a very healthy place. Ken Research ...
Dec 20, 2019
THE last 11 days will go down among the most memorable in the annals of Philippine sports - 149 gold medals spread over 44 sports - and 387 medals overall - add up to the Filipinos' first overall championship since 2005 and their biggest ...
Dec 11, 2019
HIDILYN Diaz said a two-gold medal showing in the 30th Southeast Asian Games is proof that Philippine weightlifting is more than just about her."Di lang ako ang nanalo. Mas malakas ngayon ang Philippine weightlifters," she said. "Nago-grow na yung ...
Dec 4, 2019
NEW CLARK CITY - Hidilyn Diaz carried Team Philippines on her broad shoulders to highlight another surge of golds for the 30th Southeast Asian Games host.Diaz, 27, finally won an elusive SEA Games gold by ruling the women's 55 kg. class ...
Dec 2, 2019
HIDILYN Diaz outclassed her opponents, ruling the women's 55-kilogram division of the 30th Southeast Asian Games weightlifting competitions on Monday at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium.The Olympic silver medalist and reigning Asian Games champion made the win look easy ...
Dec 2, 2019
WEIGHTLIFTING collected medals on Sunday at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium before Hidilyn Diaz plunges into action in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games.John Fabliar Ceniza captured a silver medal in the men's 55-kilogram division with a total lift of 252, ...
Dec 1, 2019
CALOY Yulo has been named the torch bearer while six athletes led by Hidilyn Diaz will carry the Philippine flag in the opening ceremony of the 30th Southeast Asian Games on November 30 at the Philippine Arena.Yulo, who won a gold ...
Nov 8, 2019
FIVE bemedalled athletes led by Olympic silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz make up the list of candidates for Philippine flag-bearer in the coming 30th Southeast Asian Games.Diaz's name was among those being considered by Phippine Sports Commission (PSC) chairman ...
Oct 3, 2019
HIDILYN Diaz settled for a pair of bronze in the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships in Pattaya, Thailand.The 2016 Rio De Janeiro silver medalist bagged the bronze in the clean and jerk and the same medal color in total lift ( ...
Sep 21, 2019
PHOENIX Petroleum Philippines has thrown its support behind the Olympic bid of Hidilyn Diaz through a sponsorship deal worth P2 million.The memorandum of agreement was formally signed on Thursday at the Malacañang Palace with Phoenix Petroleum vice-president Raymond Zorilla ...
Aug 8, 2019
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