PROOF they're doing their share in controlling the spread of COVID-19 in the country, Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Officer In-Charge Ramon Fernandez and several prominent members of the national team underwent swab testing on Thursday at the PhilSports Complex ...
Jul 2, 2020
BOXING officials are hoping for five Pinoys competing in the Tokyo Olympics even after its postponement due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (Abap) president Ricky Vargas said he is optimistic more boxers can qualify for ...
Jun 30, 2020
STRANDED in Baguio for two months and counting, Filipina world class boxer Nesthy Petecio has no other choice but to continue training for a hoped-for a redemption match, as she still tries her luck for an Olympics slot.The 28-year- ...
May 18, 2020
TWO months ago, their parallel quests for an Olympic berth came to a shuddering halt.But for national athletes Hidilyn Diaz and Nesthy Petecio, the conditioning goes on under quarantine.Still, they admit, it's hard to keep in shape during a ...
May 16, 2020
WORLD boxing champion Nesthy Petecio has two major wishes as she turned another leaf on Black Saturday.It concerns her family and the safety of everybody.As the country and entire world comes to grips with the growing cases of the coronavirus ( ...
Apr 12, 2020
NESTHY Petecio's bid to clinch a berth in the Tokyo Olympics has also been put on hold.Ihe International Olympic Committee (IOC) Boxing Task Force on Tuesday announced the suspension of the European qualifier in London and all remaining events ...
Mar 17, 2020
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
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