HIDILYN Diaz clinched a berth in the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday with familiy health concerns in her mind.Diaz said her sister-in-law tested positive of the virus before the Asian Weightlifting Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Diaz added her sister-in- ...
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HIDILYN Diaz is heading to Uzbekistan to formalize her Olympic berth in the Asian Weightlifting Championships to be held from April 16 to 25.The 2016 Olympic silver medalist left for Tashkent from Malaysia on Saturday to compete in the Asian competition ...
Apr 10, 2021
THE PHILIPPINE team to El Salvador is complete, with teenage surfer Vea Estrellado rounding out the six-person team for the final qualifier event for the Olympics. It will be held in El Sunzal, a beach town in the south of the ...
Apr 9, 2021
UTAH Jazz guard Jordan Clarkson wants to play for Gilas Pilipinas again in 2023 particularly in the Fiba Basketball World Cup, hopefully as a local.A story ran by the New York Times on Monday bared Clarkson's desire to suit up ...
Apr 5, 2021
FOR THE past several years, Jamie Christine Lim has been waiting for the moment when she can finally talk to her dad Samboy again, and share with him her life milestones. Among these milestones is a summa cum laude from the University ...
Apr 1, 2021
EJ OBIENA is setting the bar high for the Tokyo Olympics.In an interview with the Olympic Channel, Obiena said a gold medal is a tall order but vowed to give it his best shot through his training in Europe."Win the ...
Mar 29, 2021
HIDILYN Diaz is satisfied with how her training for the Olympics is going, expressing confidence that she will do well in Tokyo.The 30-year-old Diaz has been training in Malaysia since the pandemic broke out. Despite the challenges during the ...
Mar 25, 2021
KAI Sotto isn't letting his aborted plans to play in the NBA G League prevent him from getting NBA-caliber training.The 7-foot-3 center continued to work on his game this past weekend with trainer Stanley Remy as ...
Mar 22, 2021
NO QUESTION about it: Hidilyn Diaz is strong.As the country's only Olympic silver medalist - currently hard at work training for this year's Tokyo games - strength is what defines this weightlifter. But if there's anything she has a weakness ...
Mar 21, 2021
HIDILYN Diaz doesn't see herself turning her back on the Philippines to represent a different nation either as an athlete or even as a coach, despite the issues facing amateur sports in the country over the past years.The Filipina weightlifter ...
Mar 20, 2021
DAYS after wrote about a plea about her family's plight, Irish Magno wrote a heartfelt post, thanking people who extended their help to her family over the past few days. Magno shared a lengthy Facebook post on Saturday morning, thanking ...
Mar 20, 2021
OLYMPIC heroine Hidilyn Diaz said she understands the situation of both her fellow national athletes and the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) amid a controversy over support, or the lack of it, amid the COVID-19 pandemic.Diaz took a break from training ...
Mar 19, 2021
THE PHILIPPINE Sports Commission denied it is not supporting the Olympic bid of Irish Magno and Eumir Marcial after the two aired their complaints against the government sports agency on social media the past few days.PSC commissioner Ramon Fernandez said they ...
Mar 18, 2021
TOKYO-bound Filipino boxer Eumir Marcial defended Irish Magno after the Philippine Sports Commission rejected her sentiments in an article published by the Daily Tribune. Marcial wrote about an experience of his own, where he also struggled to receive support from stakeholders ...
Mar 18, 2021
CURRENTLY abroad overseas training, national boxer Irish Magno posted an impassioned plea for help on social media for her family in Janiuay, Iloilo. Magno is one of two Filipino boxers who have earned themselves a spot in the Tokyo Olympics. She is ...
Mar 16, 2021
ROSE Jean Fadol and Jann Mari Nayre failed in its bid to capture an Olympic berth via the World Singles Qualification Tournament after bowing against separate rivals on Monday in Doha, Qatar.Fadol lost to Margaryta Pesotska of Ukraine, 11-4, 11- ...
Mar 15, 2021
AS his naturalization process moves forward, Angelo Kouame is closely following Gilas' journey. He's also hopeful that his citizenship bid will be approved by legislators in the earliest time possible.The 6-foot-10 Ateneo Blue Eagles center could ...
Mar 9, 2021
GILAS Pilipinas gets a new lease on life on its Olympic hopes as it was awarded a berth for the upcoming Olympic Qualifying Tournament.Fiba awarded the berth to the Philippines after the sudden pullout of New Zealand from the OQT set ...
Feb 26, 2021
THROUGHOUT her journey in pursuit of golfing excellence, Bianca Pagdanganan never stops chasing every athlete's dream."Playing in the Olympics is the greatest (golf) opportunity," said Pagdanganan, who left for the US on Sunday night and will undergo quarantine protocols before ...
Feb 9, 2021
PAULINE Lopez is back on the mats.Ready to start the grind, the two-time Southeast Asian gold medalist and Asian Games bronze medalist has entered the training bubble in Inspire Sports Academy in Laguna. Lopez is among the national taekwondo athletes ...
Feb 2, 2021
DEPUTY House Speaker Rep. Mikee Romero will push for athletes in the Olympics and the Southeast Asian Games to be prioritized in the vaccination against COVID-19.Romero said he will be batting for the national athletes bound for the Olympics and ...
Jan 27, 2021
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