KUALA LUMPUR - Nestor Colonia finished fifth out of six entries in the men's -56kg division of the weightlifting competition on Monday in the Southeast Asian Games.Colonia lifted 113 kilograms in the snatch and 140kg in the clean and jerk ...
Aug 28, 2017
RIO DE JANEIRO - With the taekwondo competition in the Rio Olympics more than a week away, Kirstie Elaine Alora relaxes and keeps her mind off the pressure through an activity a few of the Filipino athletes do in their free time at ...
Aug 9, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - Nestor Colonia dropped out of the weightlifting competitions of the XXXI Olympiad here after failing ti register a lift in the clean and jerk on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) at the Riocentro Pavilion 2.Colonia wasn't able to ...
Aug 8, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - Following the early exits of three athletes in Day One of the Olympics, Hidilyn Diaz and Nestor Colonia see action on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) in weightlifting.Diaz and Colonia see action at the Riocentro Pavilion 2.[See Philippine ...
Aug 7, 2016
THE Philippines has started its campaign in the Rio De Janeiro Olympics where the 13 athletes aim to end the country's 20-year medal drought in the biggest sports spectacle of the world.SPIN.ph takes a closer look at ...
Aug 7, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - Filipino athletes remained wary of the Zika virus threat, but said competing in the Olympic Games is an opportunity that was simply too good to pass up.Several athletes from other countries, including Filipino golfer Angelo Que, have decided ...
Jul 26, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - The main bulk of the Philippine team for the 2016 Rio Olympics has arrived here on Sunday (Monday, Manila time).Flagbearer and table tennis star Ian Lariba led the delegation that touched down this Brazil city following a long ...
Jul 25, 2016
NESTOR Colonia became the latest Filipino athlete to qualify for the Rio De Janeiro Olympics.In a letter to the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC), the International Weightlifting Federation conferred Colonia with a berth in the men's 56kg weightlifting competition of the ...
Jun 21, 2016
NESTOR Colonia copped the bronze medal in the 56-kilogram division clean-and-jerk event in the 2016 Asian Weightlifting Championship in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.Colonia lifted 148 kilograms to finish third in the clean-and-jerk category behind gold medal winner Meng ...
Apr 25, 2016
HIDILYN Diaz and Nestor Colonia captured gold medals in the Asian Senior Weightlifting Championship recently in Phuket, Thailand.Diaz swept the three gold medals in the women's 53kg division while Colonia got two in the men's 56kg class.Diaz lifted ...
Sep 8, 2015
INCHEON, South Korea - Nestor Colonia had to settle for peanuts instead of a full meal before competing because of the late delivery of food by organizers, and the Filipino weightlifter feels it greatly affected his performance on Saturday in the Asian Games. ...
Sep 21, 2014
INCHEON, South Korea -- Divine Wally, Jean Claude Saclag, and Francisco Solis beat separate opponents on Saturday in a rousing debut for Filipino wushu bets in the 17th Asian Games here.Wally beat Chao Ho Yee of Hong Kong in the opening round ...
Sep 20, 2014
NESTOR Colonia broke his own Philippine record in the weightlifting competitions of the 2014 Philippine National Games (PNG) in Marikina City.The Zamboanga native lifted 118kg in the snatch and 153kg in the clean-and-jerk for a total of 271kg in ...
May 21, 2014
JEFFREY Garcia bagged two gold medals in the Asian Junior Weightlifting Championships recently in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.The 20-year-old Garcia, from Zamboanga, topped the clean and jerk and total lift in the junior men's 62 kilogram division.Nestor Colonia, meanwhile, ...
Nov 13, 2012
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