MICHAEL Martinez has started a fundraising campaign in his bid to qualify for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.Now 24 years old, Martinez declared on his Facebook page that he is "back on ice" and one of his goals is to ...
Apr 11, 2021
OLYMPIAN Michael Christian Martinez was conspicuously absent from the Philippine delegation competing in ice skating in the 30th Southeast Asian Games.Philippine Skating Union president Josie Veguillas explained that it was Martinez himself who begged off from participating in the biennial games." ...
Nov 29, 2019
TWO-TIME Olympian Michael Martinez is taking an indefinite break from figure skating.The veteran of the Sochi and Pyeongchang Winter Olympics announced his decision to take an indefinite leave after 13 straight years of practice and competition."Right now my mind ...
Sep 6, 2018
FILIPINO figure skater Michael Martinez remained undeterred in his bid to qualify for the 2018 Winter Olympics despite a failed attempt in Helsinki.The 20-year-old Martinez garnered a total score of 196.79 in the men's single category, putting ...
Apr 6, 2017
MICHAEL Martinez will have to compete in Germany for a spot in the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics after falling just short in the 2017 World Figure Skating Championships in Helsinki. The 20-year-old Martinez garnered a score of 196.79 in the ...
Apr 2, 2017
FILIPINO figure skater Michael Martinez took a step closer in his bid to compete in the next Winter Olympics after securing the last slot in the 2017 World Figure Skating Championships finals in Helsinki on Thursday (Friday, Manila time).The 20-year ...
Mar 31, 2017
MICHAEL Martinez improved his chances of competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics after placing 9th in the men's singles division of the 2017 Asian Winter Games held in Sapporo, Japan from February 19 to 26.Finishing with 135.43 points in ...
Mar 1, 2017
MICHAEL Martinez became the highest ranking Southeast Asian skater after finishing 14th in the Men's Singles category of the ISU Four Continents Championships held in Gangneung, South Korea from February 14 to 19.The 20-year old Martinez pulled off his ...
Feb 22, 2017
MICHAEL Christian Martinez turned heads when he became the lone athlete from the Philippines to qualify for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.Now, the 20-year old Filipino Olympian who captured the hearts of his countrymen and the world by being ...
Jan 10, 2017
AFTER Michael Martinez finished an ice show at the SM Megamall Skating Rink, a Japanese woman called him from the sidelines.The lady was waving Philippine and Japanese flags all throughout the performance of Martinez and 10 other figure skaters. Calling him ...
Jun 20, 2016
FILIPINO Winter Olympian Michael Martinez is giving back to the sport that has brought him international acclaim and a ticket "to the coolest place in town." SPIN.ph dropped by on Thursday morning to see the 19-year-old Winter Olympian conduct ...
Jun 16, 2016
PINOY figure skater Michael Martinez has improved his standing in the ISU World Figure Skating Championships in Boston by placing 19th, up two spots from his previous best finish last year.Martinez, who performed to Sergei Prokofiev's "Romeo and Juliet," completed ...
Apr 11, 2016
THE Philippines has a chance to assert its regional dominance in figure skating after Olympian Michael Martinez committed to compete in the 2017 Southeast Asian Games to be held in Kuala Lumpur."Aside from the international tournaments lined up next year, I ...
Jun 25, 2015
FILIPINOS made their mark in figure skating and ice hockey after Michael Martinez took first place in the International Skating Union's annual Triglav Trophy held in Slovenia while the country's men and women's hockey team placed third ...
Jun 22, 2015
PHILIPPINE Olympian Michael Martinez is set to compete in the Hilton Honors Skate America on October 24-26, the first of six events in the prestigious Grand Prix world skating competitions.Martinez is the only Filipino and Southeast Asian to compete in ...
Oct 23, 2014
THE giant SM mall chain is set to stage the richest bowling tournament in the country's history, offering prizes amounting to P5 million including P2M and a car to the champion.Aptly billed as the SM Bowling Millionaires Cup, the ...
Jul 31, 2014
MICHAEL Martinez will try to make the Filipinos proud as he joins the Hilton Honors Skate America in Chicago, Illinois from October 22 to 26.Ranked 27th in the world, the first Filipino figure skater to make it to the Winter Olympics ...
Jul 17, 2014
THE Philippines clinched a silver and a bronze medal in its swan song participation in the International Skating Union (ISU) Development Trophy over the weekend at the SM Megamall but it was North Korea which made quite a splash.Sofia Guidote placed ...
Apr 27, 2014
DESPITE a sweltering summer, a total of 56 skaters from 15 countries will show their wares on the ice on Saturday for the International Skating Union (ISU) World Development Trophy at the SM Megamall Ice Skating Rink.Young skaters from Argentina, Hong ...
Apr 25, 2014
THE International Skating Union (ISU) World Development Trophy will be held from April 21 to 26 at the SM Skating Rink in the newly opened Mega Fashion Hall in SM Megamall.The ISU World Development Trophy, which is organized by the ISU ...
Apr 20, 2014
COMPETING for the first time after his celebrated stint in the Winter Olympics, Michael Martinez won a gold medal in the senior men's division in the Triglav trophy ice skating tournament in Jessenice, Slovenia.The 17-year old figure skater from ...
Apr 7, 2014
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