TOKYO - Featherweight Nesthy Petecio rallied in the middle and late rounds to beat Irma Testa of Italy via 4-1 split decision and get a shot at the gold medal in the boxing finals of the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday.Petecio lost ...
Jul 31, 2021
TOKYO - From one room in the Athletes Village, Nesthy Petecio and fellow Zamboangueno boxer Eumir Marcial cheered wildly as Hidilyn Diaz made history as the first-ever Olympic gold medalist from the Philippines.Two days later, Petecio punched her way to a ...
Jul 28, 2021
TOKYO - Featherweight Nesthy Petecio methodically tore apart Arias Castaneda of Colombia, 5-0, in their featherweight quarterfinal on Wednesday to assure Team Philippines of a second medal at the Tokyo Olympics.Launching into a tactical fight against a game but outclassed Colombian, ...
Jul 28, 2021
TOKYO - Just moments after Nesthy Petecio cut down world No. 1 Lin Yu-ting in their round-of-16 match on Monday, her coach Don Abnett was asked how confident he is about the Filipino's chances in the succeeding rounds." ...
Jul 27, 2021
TOKYO - Elreen Ando gave a good account of herself in her Olympic debut, finishing sixth in a field of 10 women in the 64-kilogram division of the weightlifting competition on Tuesday night at the Tokyo International Forum.Among the last in ...
Jul 27, 2021
TOKYO - Hidilyn Diaz made history on Monday night when she gave the Philippines its first-ever Olympic gold medal, beating China's world champion and record holder Liao Qiuyun in a thrilling face-off at the Tokyo International Forum.With hard ...
Jul 26, 2021
SUBIC, Zambales - The Philippines settled for the bronze in the beach handball as the 30th Southeast Asian Games comes to a close on Wednesday at the converted Subic Tennis Court.The host country, which bowed to Thailand, 18-19, 16-21, captured ...
Dec 11, 2019
THE Philippine bowling team finally made its breakthrough in the 30th Southeast Asian Games as the men's squad won silver medal and the women a bronze in the Team of 4 on Friday at the Coronado Lanes in Starmall EDSA.After ...
Dec 6, 2019
JAKARTA - Rogen Ladon gave the Philippines a timely lift on a medal-less day for the contingent on Tuesday in the 18th Asian Games.The 2016 Olympian beat Kazakhstan's Azat Mahmetov by the skin of his teeth in the men's ...
Aug 28, 2018
JAKARTA - Divine Wally beat Petriwi Selviah of Indonesia on Tuesday night to clinch at least a bronze medal in the 18th Asian Games wushu competitions at the Jakarta International Expo.Wally dominated her opponent from the host country, 7-2, in their ...
Aug 22, 2018
KUALA LUMPUR - The Philippines won five gold medals in its most productive day yet in the 2017 Southeast Asian Gameson Tuesday.Gymnastics captured two gold medals courtesy of Reyland Capellan (men's floor exercise) and Kaitlin De Guzman (women's ...
Aug 22, 2017
RIO DE JANEIRO - For the third time in a week, Russia was stripped of a track-and-field medal on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) after another athlete tested positive in a reanalysis of doping samples from previous Olympics.Evgenia Kolodko was disqualified ...
Aug 21, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - Australia moved closer to its first Olympic medal in men's basketball by clobbering long-time nemesis Lithuania, 90-64, on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) in the quarterfinals.Patty Mills scored 24 points and Matthew Dellavedova 15 for ...
Aug 18, 2016
SINGAPORE - Marie Alexis Sy, Lara Posadas and Maria Arles won bronze in women's trios on Thursday at the Orchid Bowl of the Orchid Country Club, bowling's first medal in the 28th Southeast Asian Games.Sy rolled 1195 pinfalls, Posadas made ...
Jun 11, 2015
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