THE fight is still far from over for jiujitsu queen Meggie Ochoa.Earlier this year, after the lockdown was imposed nationwide to slow down the spread of the virus in April, Ochoa strengthened her advocacy against child abuse through partnering with Nazarene ...
Dec 14, 2020
AT a time when there is no sports event happening anywhere in the country, it is quite ironic that Philippine sports has found an abundance of heroes and heroines.From billionaire Ramon S. Ang to barker turned frontliner Top Juliano, SEA Games ...
May 20, 2020
A WEEK ago, SPIN Life reported on Meggie Ochoa's plea for government agencies to be more watchful against the online sexual exploitation of children (OSEC) during the COVID-19 crisis. Now, her Fight To Protect movement is initiating Project S. ...
Apr 13, 2020
THE Philippines is considered one of the global epicenters of the "live-stream sexual abuse trade", according to UNICEF. In 2017, it was identified as one of the top sources of child pornography worldwide, and in 2018, at least 600,000 images ...
Apr 6, 2020
THE FIGHT will never end for Southeast Asian Games Women's jiu-jitsu (-45 kg) queen Margarita "Meggie" Ochoa.A vocal advocate for the protection of children against violence, Ochoa is dead set on turning kids into survivors through Fight To Protect, ...
Feb 5, 2020
NEW CLARK CITY - This time Margarita 'Meggie' Ochoa conquered the Southeast Asian Games with a gold performance in the women's -45 kg event as jiu-jitsu action in the biennial meet gets going Monday at Laus Events Center.The petite martial ...
Dec 9, 2019
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MEGGIE Ochoa beat Ni Ni Vicky Hoang of Canada to capture the gold in the 2018 Jujutsu World Championships in Malmo, Sweden on Saturday.Ochoa bagged the title in the women's -49 kilogram category.It was the first time an Asian ...
Nov 25, 2018
JAKARTA - Meggie Ochoa added another bronze medal to the Philippines' tally on Friday while two pencak silat athletes assured themselves of podium finishes in Day Six of the 18th Asian Games.Ochoa beat compatriot Kaila Napolis in the Newaza women's - ...
Aug 24, 2018
JAKARTA - Meggie Ochoa captured a bronze medal in ju-jitsu after beating compatriot Kaila Napolis in the 18th Asian Games at the Jakarta Convention Center.Ochoa settled for the bronze after losing to eventual gold medalist Duong Thi Thanh Minh of Vietnam ...
Aug 24, 2018
JAKARTA-Meggie Ochoa lost in her quarterfinal match in the opening day of jiu-jitsu action on Friday in the 18th Asian Games at the Jakarta Convention Center.The 28-year-old Ochoa bowed to Duong Thi Thanh Minh of Vietnam in ...
Aug 24, 2018
PHILIPPINE Asian Games chef de mission Richard Gomez hopes the national athletes will be able to improve on the one-gold medal output of the country in the last edition of the quadrennial meet.The Philippines won one gold courtesy of BMX ...
Aug 1, 2018
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THE Philippines collected one gold medal courtesy of Meggie Ochoa in the 3rd Jiu-Jitsu Asian Union (JJAU) Asian Championship in Aqtau, Kazakhstan.Ochoa beat compatriot Kaila Napolis for the gold in the Ne-Waza women's senior -49kg division.Ochoa is ...
Jul 16, 2018
MEGGIE Ochoa hopes her recent success in the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam World Tour would culminate into something big six months from now - a coveted gold medal in the Asian Games.The 27-year-old Ochoa will be seeing action in her ...
Mar 22, 2018
MEGGIE Ochoa won the gold medal in the London leg of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu Jitsu World Tour at the Copper Box Arena.Ochoa beat Fransisca Nelson of CFS BJJ in the gold medal match of the female purple adult ...
Mar 12, 2018
HEROES abound not just in the popular sports like basketball, boxing, volleyball and billiards.Filipino athletes also brought tremendous pride to the country in excelling in their sport without much fanfare.SPIN.ph pays tribute to these underappreciated athletes deserving of praise ...
Jan 2, 2018
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MEGGIE Ochoa and Annie Ramirez won another Asian gold on Tuesday when they ruled the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games jiu-jitsu to give the Philippines its first two gold medals in the multisports event in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.Ochoa beat Dao ...
Sep 19, 2017
MMA
MEGGIE Ochoa has tried out several sports in her life, but it was in jiu-jitsu where she found her niche and, in the process, brought glory to the Philippines.The 26-year-old Ochoa had a year to remember after winning ...
Oct 12, 2016
MMA
JIU-JITSU has a lot of potential to make it big in the country and become a source of medals in more international competitions.That was the assessment made by the Philippine jiu-jitsu team following its successful campaign in the 2016 ...
Sep 30, 2016
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