THE Philippine boxing team goes up against its Thailand counterpart on Saturday in the first of two mini tournaments as the two countries prepare for major international meets including the Tokyo Olympics this July.Olympic-bound Nesthy Petecio, Irish Magno, and Carlo ...
Apr 3, 2021
EUMIR Felix Marcial finally received his second dosage of vaccine against COVID-19 which he thinks wouldboost his campaign in the coming Tokyo Olympics.The 25-year-old boxer completed his inoculation on Sunday in Las Vegas together with Joven Jimenez, trainer ...
Mar 30, 2021
DAYS after wrote about a plea about her family's plight, Irish Magno wrote a heartfelt post, thanking people who extended their help to her family over the past few days. Magno shared a lengthy Facebook post on Saturday morning, thanking ...
Mar 20, 2021
OLYMPIC heroine Hidilyn Diaz said she understands the situation of both her fellow national athletes and the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) amid a controversy over support, or the lack of it, amid the COVID-19 pandemic.Diaz took a break from training ...
Mar 19, 2021
The International Olympic Committee Boxing Task Force (IOC-BTF) has sent confirmatory notices of qualification to the Tokyo Olympics of four Filipino boxers.Eumir Marcial, Irish Magno, Nesthy Petecio and Carlo Paalam will banner the Filipino campaign in the Olympiad in July ...
Mar 19, 2021
THE PHILIPPINE Sports Commission denied it is not supporting the Olympic bid of Irish Magno and Eumir Marcial after the two aired their complaints against the government sports agency on social media the past few days.PSC commissioner Ramon Fernandez said they ...
Mar 18, 2021
CHICAGO - Irish Magno ruffled the boxing ropes last Tuesday when she posted an Instagram story lamenting the delayed release of allowances due her as a national athlete.Magno is in Thailand right now preparing for the Tokyo Olympics. She has no use ...
Mar 18, 2021
TOKYO-bound Filipino boxer Eumir Marcial defended Irish Magno after the Philippine Sports Commission rejected her sentiments in an article published by the Daily Tribune. Marcial wrote about an experience of his own, where he also struggled to receive support from stakeholders ...
Mar 18, 2021
CURRENTLY abroad overseas training, national boxer Irish Magno posted an impassioned plea for help on social media for her family in Janiuay, Iloilo. Magno is one of two Filipino boxers who have earned themselves a spot in the Tokyo Olympics. She is ...
Mar 16, 2021
ASSOCIATION of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) President Ricky Vargas admitted he'll be totally disappointed if ever the Tokyo Olympics will be totally scrapped later this year.While he stressed the safety and welfare of athletes remain the primary concern, ...
Feb 22, 2021
THE Philippine Sports Commission says it is striving to cover all of its commitments to athletes making their Olympic bid, even with a decreased budget.P596 million from the sports agency's National Sports Development Fund and P773 million funds from the ...
Aug 13, 2020
OLYMPIC-bound Irish Magno celebrated her birthday on Monday all by her lonesome.Magno was all alone at her dorm inside the Philsports Sports Complex on the day she turned 29 after her flight back home to Iloilo was cancelled at the ...
Jul 27, 2020
THE Philippine Sports Commission and Philippine Olympic Committee are looking to secure the approval of the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for the resumption of training of Tokyo-bound Filipino athletes and others seeking Olympic slots.The PSC Board on discussed the ...
Jul 8, 2020
PROOF they're doing their share in controlling the spread of COVID-19 in the country, Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Officer In-Charge Ramon Fernandez and several prominent members of the national team underwent swab testing on Thursday at the PhilSports Complex ...
Jul 2, 2020
BOXING officials are hoping for five Pinoys competing in the Tokyo Olympics even after its postponement due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (Abap) president Ricky Vargas said he is optimistic more boxers can qualify for ...
Jun 30, 2020
OLYMPIC-bound Irish Magno served as the so-called 'tsismosang kapitbahay' on Wednesday in 'Bawal Judgemental,' the popular segment of the long-running noontime show Eat Bulaga.Watching from home in Baguio, Magno helped guide special judge for the day Meg Imperial ...
Jun 24, 2020
THE Philippine Sports Commission vowed support to Tokyo-bound athletes and other Olympic hopefuls even as a huge part of its budget is redirected by government to the efforts to combat the coronavirus.By virtue of Republic Act 11469 or the Bayanihan ...
Jun 18, 2020
THE Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) has no other recourse but to comply and move forward if and when the Tokyo Olympics is postponed and held in 2021 instead.ABAP secretary-general Ed Picson said the boxing federation understands ...
Mar 24, 2020
IRISH Magno followed the path of Eumir Marcial by punching a ticket to the Tokyo Olympics after winning a box-off against Sumaiya Qosimova of Taijikistan on Wednesday in Amman, Jordan.Magno won, 5-0, to clinch one of two remaining Olympic ...
Mar 11, 2020
EUMIR Felix Marcial advanced to the middleweight finals of the 2020 Asia-Oceania Olympic Boxing Qualification Tournament early on Wednesday in Amman, Jordan.Marcial scored a 4-1 victory over Ashis Kumar of India in their semifinal bout at the Prince Hamzah ...
Mar 11, 2020
CARLO Paalam and Irish Magno remain in the running for a berth in the Tokyo Olympics as they need to hurdle their respective box-offs in their weight categories to advance in the Asia-Oceania Boxing Qualification Tournament,Paalam will be up ...
Mar 10, 2020
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