REMEMBER the Saudi Arabian karatedo who got disqualified in the gold medal match in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and settled for the silver medal?Let us refresh your memory.That was Tareg Hamedi, who looked poised to claim the gold in the ...
Oct 22, 2021
SINCE 2018, mixed martial artist couple Jeremy Miado and wife Chesla Nuval have been inseparable. The two were each other's training partners for the longest time, eating, sleeping, and breathing MMA in their humble home with their only child.But ...
Oct 19, 2021
OUT TO prove that his feat two years ago was no fluke, Filipino fighter Jeremy Miado is dead serious in his preparation for his comeback, facing Miao Li Tao in the ONE Championship strawweight division this month. Before his two-year layoff, ...
Oct 19, 2021
ATOMWEIGHT champion Angela Lee bared her thoughts on the Denice Zamboanga-Seo Hee Ham decision in last Friday's Grand Prix quarterfinals... and believed that Zamboanga may have "edged out" the win.Nevertheless, she is waiting for the results of One ...
Sep 8, 2021
FILIPINA-Japanese karateka Junna Tsukii clinched gold in the 2021 Karate1 Premier League on Sunday night, in Cairo, Egypt.Tsukii defeated home bet Areeg Rashed, 2-1, in the women's kumite -50kg event at the final to claim the top honors. ...
Sep 6, 2021
THE BIG bad of Karate Kid Part III will make his return to the Karate Kid universe. In a short teaser released by Netflix, Thomas Ian Griffith (and his man bun) returns as Terry Silver. In ominous voiceover, the teaser replays his ...
May 28, 2021
THE road to the 2021 Tokyo Olympics continues to look brighter than ever for Filipina hopeful Junna Tsukii after grabbing a gold in the World Karate Federation (WKF) on Sunday night (Manila time).The 29-year-old karateka clinched the top spot ...
May 3, 2021
HIS fighting career might've started a little later than the usual, but Jomar Pa-ac of Team Lakay is eager to make up for time lost. Giving up his position in the University of Cordilleras, the 24-year-old Igorot ...
Apr 19, 2021
PAULINE Lopez is back on the mats.Ready to start the grind, the two-time Southeast Asian gold medalist and Asian Games bronze medalist has entered the training bubble in Inspire Sports Academy in Laguna. Lopez is among the national taekwondo athletes ...
Feb 2, 2021
AT the media premiere of a new arnis documentary, Senator Migz Zubiri poked a little fun at his sparse, spiky, all-white hairdo, complete with beard.It's a big change (at least appearance-wise) from the Zubiri interviewed in the docu, ...
Nov 22, 2020
A NEW Kobe V Protro is rumored to drop next month - a modernized rerelease of a decade-old classic, the 'Bruce Lee', decked out in the yellow and black of the martial artist's iconic costume.Bruce Lee wore his trademark jumpsuit ...
Oct 9, 2020
FOR more than half their lives, former Philippine team flag-bearer Japoy Lizardo and wife, world champion Janice Lagman, lived under the discipline of taekwondo.They even fell in love through the sport.So it's no longer a surprise they' ...
Sep 30, 2020
IT SEEMED that Cobra Kai exploded out of nowhere and zoomed up the trending lists in Netflix.According to data provided by the streaming video platform, Cobra Kai stayed for five solid days in Netflix Philippines' daily top ten after it premiered ...
Sep 22, 2020
WHILE a lot of people are currently discovering new interests and hobbies over our country's long-running quarantine, there are also a few who reconnect with their past interests. Former Ateneo Lady Eagles star Maddie Madayag, for instance, flaunted her ...
Sep 21, 2020
EVEN as other sports struggle to get back on track in the middle of a pandemic, some martial arts competitions were able to find a new stage online.As exhibition sports rather than contact sports, events like poomsae have the advantage of ...
Jul 28, 2020
WHENEVER I'm out in the streets, there's just so many agitating factors that I need to take into consideration. Unwanted looks. Wolf whistling. Catcalls. Sexual harassment in all its dirty forms. I'm certain that every woman, and woman at ...
Mar 8, 2020
WHILE all eyes are on the more popular sports, local wushu heroine Agatha Wong has set her sights on another gold for the Philippines in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games.She currently holds the SEAG Wushu Taijiquan event title from 2017, and ...
Nov 4, 2019
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LAS VEGAS - Former heavyweight champion George Foreman has challenged big-screen tough guy Steven Seagal to a real-life fight.The 68-year-old Foreman posted a picture of the 65-year-old Seagal on Twitter on Monday (Tuesday., Manila time), writing: " ...
Oct 4, 2017
ONLY weeks after the Southeast Asian Games, Kirstie Elaine Alora will once again compete for the Philippines in the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games.Alora doesn't see the tight schedule as a problem, and the silver medal finish ...
Sep 7, 2017
FITNESS enthusiasts, mixed martial artists and celebrities "rarned their Armour" as they tackled intense physical challenges at the UP Town Center for the second leg of the Earn Your Armour Fight Form: Elite Edition.The brainchild of coach Erwin Tagle of Ultimate ...
Jul 3, 2015
CHEONGYANG, Korea - The Philippine taekwondo team capped a strong performance in the 4th Asian University Championships with a haul of two gold, five silver, and six bronze medals.Veteran internationalists Samuel Morrison and NCAA MVP Mary Anjelay Pelaez led the team by ...
Nov 4, 2013
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