OLYMPIC gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz and his new coach coach Julius Naranjo are taking their relationship to the next level.The 30-year-old weightlifting star announced their engagement on Instagram on Saturday. "It's YES!" she wrote on Instragram. "It ...
Oct 16, 2021
HIDILYN Diaz finally received the house and lot from Century Properties as part of the incentives for winning the country's breakthrough gold medal in the Olympics.The 30-year-old Filipina weightlifter from Zamboanga City personally graced the signing ceremony of ...
Oct 4, 2021
THE New Clark City Sports Complex in Tarlac will house the Philippine Olympian Memorial which serves as fitting and permanent commemoration of the sacrifices rendered by Filipino athletes to represent the country in the Olympiad.House Bill 10096, otherwise known as the ...
Aug 31, 2021
SAN Miguel Corporation (SMC) president Ramon S. Ang challenged Tokyo Olympics gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz to gun for another gold medal three years from now in Paris, where the Philippines will mark its 100th year of participation in the quadrennial meet.Ang ...
Aug 24, 2021
AN Olympic gold and a world middleweight title.Those are two major goals in the bucket list of Filipino fighter Eumir Felix Marcial after bagging a bronze medal in the just concluded Tokyo Olympics.Although he's now expected to concentrate on ...
Aug 10, 2021
A NEW house and lot awaits each Filipino athlete who will win gold medal in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics.The Century Properties Group offered the additional reward as incentive to the remaining Philippine bets still vying for glory exactly a week before ...
Aug 2, 2021
FINALLY having realized her vision and the long cherished dream of an entire nation, Hidilyn Diaz looked back and felt grateful for all the support that came her way to achieve the first-ever Olympic gold medal in Philippine history.Among those ...
Jul 30, 2021
THIS is no ordinary time under no ordinary circumstances.But it was understandable when social distancing amid the pandemic was overlooked on this night of July 26 when people shouted, cried, and hugged each other inside a modest home in Barangay Mampang, ...
Jul 28, 2021
THE international press has taken notice, too.Hidilyn Diaz giving the Philippines its first Olympic gold in nearly a century also made it to overseas news, with noted newspaper outlets such as the New York Times and the Washington Post, along with ...
Jul 27, 2021
SAITAMA, Japan - When the Dream Team era started in 1992, most of the NBA players in the Olympics represented the US.David Stern knew what would happen from there."In time," the former NBA commissioner predicted in 1995, "that will change."Stern ...
Jul 25, 2021
SAITAMA, Japan - Luis Scola starts each day with the same wish.Argentina's captain is about to play in the Olympics for a fifth time, those appearances spanning three different decades. There are athletes at the Tokyo Games who were not ...
Jul 24, 2021
THE huge financial reward awaiting Filipino medalists, more so gold medal winner, in the Tokyo Olympics could get even bigger as the Games finally approach.President Duterte may put in his own cash windfall for any of the 19 athletes who'll ...
Jul 19, 2021
THE Philippines will be going to Tokyo with a lot of confidence that the 2020 Olympic Games represent the country's best chance at an elusive gold medal.That hope is not without merit as a nation long starved for Olympic ...
Jul 19, 2021
EUMIR Felix Marcial admitted there were already offers for him to turn pro as early as four years ago.Deep inside though, the 24-year-old pride of Zamboanga felt he's not yet ready to take his act to the next ...
Jul 18, 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
MONACO - Two Olympic gold medalists were among four Russian track and field athletes charged with doping offenses.Andrei Silnov, the 2008 Olympic high jump champion, and Natalya Antyukh, the 2012 champion in the 400-meter hurdles, are facing charges of using a ...
Mar 28, 2020
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WITH no less than the country's patriarch dipping his hands in financially supporting the Filipino athletes' campaign in next year's Tokyo Olympics, the Philippines' long cherished dream of landing the elusive gold medal may finally be realized.Deputy Speaker Mikee ...
Dec 21, 2019
LIMA, Peru - Five-time Olympic swimming gold medalist Nathan Adrian says that his success won't be on his mind at the end of his life.Maybe that would have been him some years ago. But not now, not since his ...
Aug 6, 2019
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea - The United States will play for a gold medal in women's hockey for the third straight Olympics.Four-time defending champion Canada will be waiting for them.The Americans had a 5-0 victory over Finland in ...
Feb 20, 2018
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea - Snowboarding at the Olympics turned 20 this year, and there's a good chance that in another two decades, people will still be talking about the contest that went down in the mountains of South Korea on Wednesday. ...
Feb 15, 2018
SHANGHAI - Justin Rose was down to his last couple of events when he rallied from eight shots behind at the HSBC Champions to keep alive an important streak. This is his eighth consecutive year with at least one victory.His streak on ...
Nov 1, 2017
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