THE Philippines' Olympic heroes led by Hidilyn Diaz on Wednesday were shown houses under construction that were promised by Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Abraham 'Bambol' Tolentino as part of their incentives for winning medals at the Tokyo Games. ...
Aug 18, 2021
SINCE OUR powerhouse performance in the recent Olympics, Republic Act 10699 - the National Athletes and Coaches Benefits and Incentives Act - has been put on the spotlight because of the windfall it promised Olympic medalists Hidilyn Diaz, Nesthy Petecio, Carlo Paalam, and Eumir ...
Aug 13, 2021
HIDILYN Diaz said she will use the incentives, cash and in kind, wisely after she won the gold medal in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.Diaz on Tuesday admitted she learned a lesson the previous time she received incentives in her silver medal ...
Aug 10, 2021
FOR Nesthy Petecio, the millions worth of incentives she will be receiving for winning the silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics will be for her family.Petecio, 29, stood to receive P17 million from the government through the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) ...
Aug 10, 2021
THE Office of the President will be giving P2 million each to silver medalists Nesthy Petecio and Carlo Paalam, while Eumir Marcial receives P1 million following their successful campaign in the Tokyo Olympics.President Duterte made the announcement during a virtual courtesy ...
Aug 9, 2021
CARLO Paalam hopes coaches will also be given their shares of incentives for contributing to the success of the Philippine team in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.A deluge of incentives - both from the government and private sector - have been given to the ...
Aug 9, 2021
AT THE turnover of Hidilyn Diaz's new P14 million condominium unit to the Olympian, no less than Megaworld chief strategy officer Kevin Tan was there to give her the grand tour.Tan isn't just one of the real estate firm' ...
Aug 9, 2021
AMONG the brands who stepped up to the plate with incentives for brand new Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz was Andrew Tan's Megaworld. Soon after she clinched gold in the 55kg women's weightlifting event, the real estate firm put up ...
Aug 9, 2021
BEFORE she made it Tokyo, Nesthy Petecio had to walk through a long, bumpy, and unpaved road. Literally. The road to her home in Davao del Sur was a track packed with earth - a sight that, far from the city centers, was ...
Aug 8, 2021
FROM P150, to at least P17 million.That's how far Carlo Paalam, a former scavenger from Cagayan de Oro, has gone in his sporting career. From his first-ever bout in a "Boxing in the Park" competition in the city's ...
Aug 7, 2021
LIKE fellow Olympic silver medalist Nesthy Petecio, Carlo Paalam is still bound for a windfall of incentives once he comes home from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.The spunky 24-year-old boxer from Cagayan de Oro is expected to receive P17 million ...
Aug 7, 2021
AMONG the many incentives that Hidilyn Diaz has been promised is a brand-new Kia Stonic.In a July 29 Facebook post, three days after her spectacular win, the Ayala Foundation recognized Hidilyn Diaz as an "Atletang Magiting", and pledged her a ...
Aug 6, 2021
EUMIR Marcial's dominant performance in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will reap him rewards as he settles for the bronze medal in the men's middleweight division.The Cagayan de Oro-born slugger is set to take home at least ...
Aug 5, 2021
HIDILYN Diaz believes medals of any color in the Olympics will no longer be hard to come by for the country."Yes, sa tingin ko. For how many years, ngayon ang dami nating medals na iuuwi. Alam kong yung susunod sa amin ...
Aug 5, 2021
INSTEAD OF directly giving a reward to the Filipina Olympian with the very similar name, iced tea brand Nestea has pledged to give Nestle products to Nesthy Petecio's hometown of Santa Cruz, Davao Del Sur.The brand made the announcement yesterday, ...
Aug 3, 2021
WINNING a silver in Tokyo, Nesthy Petecio is now turning her attention to winning the gold in Paris in 2024.And the Filipina boxer will no longer have to think about her flights as Philippine Airlines and AirAsia rewarded her with her ...
Aug 3, 2021
NESTHY Petecio will still come home as a hero, and richer at that, after her silver medal finish in the women's featherweight division of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics,Despite the Filipina boxer's heartbeaking loss to Japan's ...
Aug 3, 2021
WITH THE silver medal barely warm on her shoulders in the Olympic ceremony, incentives have started to pour in for Nesthy Petecio. The Filipina boxer is set to receive a condominium unit in Lanang, Davao City from real estate tycoon Andrew L. ...
Aug 3, 2021
CHICAGO -- Days after the first-ever golden Olympic feat, some of the shock and awe have subsided, but the tide of Philippine pride remains sky high.And the feeling of incalculable joy will last forever.After 28 years in sports reporting, at ...
Jul 28, 2021
HIDILYN Diaz no longer has to worry about spending any money for her flights.Philippine Airlines and AirAsia are both awarding the Filipina weightlifter a lifetime of free flights on the heels of her gold medal triumph in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. ...
Jul 27, 2021
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