NESTHY Petecio fell short in her bid for the Tokyo Olympics after losing to Japanese foe Sena Irie in their quarterfinals match at the Asia and Oceania Boxing Olympic Qualification Tournament on Monday night.The Filipina featherweight world champion went down against ...
Mar 9, 2020
NESTHY Petecio moved closer to gaining a berth in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics following a smashing debut in the Asia-Oceania Boxing Qualification Tournament Wednesday in Amman, Jordan.The current world women's featherweight champion scored a 5-0 shutout of Sri ...
Mar 4, 2020
IAN Clark Bautista gets the Philippines' Olympic bid going as he sees action right on opening day of the Asian-Oceania Tokyo qualifying meet in Amman, Jordan on Wednesday.Fighting at featherweight (57 kg), Bautista trades punches with Hayato Tsutsumi of Japan ...
Mar 3, 2020
THE gold medal winners of the 30th Southeast Asian Games banner the long list of citations to be handed out during the SMC-PSA (Philippine Sportswriters Association) Annual Awards Night slated next week at the Centennial Hall of the Manila Hotel.The ...
Feb 27, 2020
A BOXING world champion and an Olympic silver medalist are among those to be given major awards in the SMC-PSA (Philippine Sportswriters Association) Awards Night next month at the Centennial Hall of the Manila Hotel.Nesthy Petecio and Hidilyn Diaz lead ...
Feb 23, 2020
THE Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) punched its way to the honor roll list of the SMC-PSA (Philippine Sportswriters Association) Annual Awards Night, claiming the title National Sports Association of the Year.Led by Nesthy Petecio, the Filipino ...
Feb 20, 2020
FROM Southeast Asia to Asia and all the way to the world.Filipino boxers Nesthy Petecio, Josie Gabuco, and Eumir Felix Marcial never had it so good than in 2019 when they asserted their dominance just about everywhere, be it in the ...
Feb 17, 2020
BEFORE she flies high as 'Darna', Jane de Leon will play the role of world boxing champion Nesthy Petecio in the drama anthology Maalaala Mo Kaya on Saturday, January 18, with the hashtag #MMKPangarapatKamao.During the episode's second shooting day ...
Jan 13, 2020
FOR making the country proud in the year just passed, top sports achievers will be honored anew as the SMC-PSA (Philippine Sportswriters Association) Annual Awards Night is set on the first week of March at the Manila Hotel.Highlight of the ...
Jan 13, 2020
TWO world champions, a legendary icon that continues to defy Father Time, an Asian kingpin, and the pinnacle of the Southeast Asian Games.Philippine sports hasn't had as big a blast than it had in the year 2019.Humble gymnast Carlos ...
Dec 30, 2019
EUMIR Marcial put a fitting end to the Philippines' campaign in boxing with a knockout victory over Nguyen Manh Cuong of Vietnam, giving the country its seventh gold medal of the 30th Southeast Asian Games.Marcial stopped his outclassed opponent just one ...
Dec 9, 2019
NESTHY Petecio reasserted her supremacy by capturing the gold medal in the women's featherweight division of the 30th Southeast Asian Games at the PICC Forum.The reigning world champion beat Oo New Ni of Myanmar via unanimous decision, 30-24, 30- ...
Dec 9, 2019
CALOY Yulo has been named the torch bearer while six athletes led by Hidilyn Diaz will carry the Philippine flag in the opening ceremony of the 30th Southeast Asian Games on November 30 at the Philippine Arena.Yulo, who won a gold ...
Nov 8, 2019
IF you're a sports fan, you'd totally understand the headline-grabbing euphoria that made for one memorable Sunday after not just one but two Filipino athletes became a world champion one after the other in a span of ...
Oct 18, 2019
CALOY Yulo and Nesthy Petecio arrived to a heroes' welcome on Tuesday night after winning the world championship in their respective fields over the weekend.Philippine sports officials welcomed the two new sports heroes at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport before bringing ...
Oct 15, 2019
THE windfall continues for Filipino world champions Carlos Yulo and Nesthy Petecio.The Manny V. Pangilinan Sports Foundation (MVPSF) is the latest to reward the two young athletes with financial incentives following their gold medal feats in their respective fields recently.Through ...
Oct 15, 2019
A LUCRATIVE financial package awaits world champions Carlos Yulo and Nesthy Petecio upon their return to the country this week.On Monday, the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) announced it will hand out a P1 million each to Yulo and Petecio following their ...
Oct 14, 2019
THE Philippines is celebrating a second world champion in less than 24 hours.Nesthy Petecio overcame a partisan crowd to beat hometown bet Liudmila Vorontsove and win the gold in the Aiba World Women's Championships Sunday in Ulan-Ude, Russia.Petecio ...
Oct 13, 2019
NESTHY Petecio will vie for the gold medal in the Aiba Women's World Championships 2019 after beating Karriss Artingstall of England on Saturday in Ulan-Ude, Russia.Petecio won via unanimous decision in her featherweight semifinal match with four judges scoring ...
Oct 13, 2019
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