THIS time it's the other way around.Various National Sports Associations (NSAs) have come to the help of the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) in this time of the coronavirus pandemic by donating face masks and shields to frontliners manning the converted ...
Apr 18, 2020
MARGIELYN Didal claimed third place in the 26th Tampa Pro Competition Women's Open in Florida recently.Didal took the bronze in the street event behind Japanese skaters Hina Maeda and Yumeka Oda for a 1-2 finish.The Tampa event is ...
Mar 2, 2020
SOUTH Korean social satire Parasite may have rightly grabbed all the attention at the 92nd annual Academy Awards, but another sports-themed flick also caught our eye. Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You're a Girl) was the year' ...
Feb 11, 2020
THE Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) is urging National Sports Associations (NSAs) to look for alternative venues where their athletes can train especially those which were affected by the eruption of Taal volcano.The government sports agency made the directive Thursday as it ...
Jan 16, 2020
THE Philippines picked up three more gold medals in skateboarding at the close of the competition in the 30th Southeast Asian Games.Christiana Means finally captured a gold medal in the SEA Games, winning the women's park event, while Jericho Jojit ...
Dec 8, 2019
MARGIELYN Didal won her second gold medal in the 30th Southeast Asian Games skateboarding competitions at the Tagaytay City Extreme Sports Complex.Didal scored 12.7 points in women's street, the same event where she won the gold in the ...
Dec 7, 2019
TAGAYTAY - Margielyn Didal and Daniel Ledermann swept the gold medals in the game of S.K.A.T.E. event in skateboarding on Thursday in the 30th Southeast Asian Games at the Sigtuna Hall here.Didal and Ledermann wowed the home fans ...
Dec 5, 2019
THE Philippines is assured of a gold in women's skateboarding after Margielyn Didal and Christiana Means beat Indonesian rivals in the semifinals on Wednesday at Sigtuna Hall in Tagaytay City.Didal, the reigning Asian Games champion, beat Nyimas Cinta while Means ...
Dec 4, 2019
IT TAKES a certain kind of person to get on a skateboard and bomb downhill at speeds you'd usually use on a national highway. What kind of person is that?"I wouldn't say it's craziness." Jaime de Lange - tall, ...
Nov 21, 2019
MARGIELYN Didal ruled the Exposure All Women's Skateboarding Championships in Huntington Beach, California as well as the Ladies Day at The Berrics in Los Angeles, California.According to the Skateboard and Roller Sports Association of the Philippines Facebook page, Didal captured ...
Nov 3, 2019
SKATEBOARDER Margielyn Didal hopes to get as much exposure as she can to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics next year.The life of the 21-year-old Cebuana has changed 180 degrees in the past 10 months since she bagged the gold ...
Jul 13, 2019
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Breakdancing moved a step closer to the 2024 Olympics on Tuesday, and now organizers can look to book a street venue in Paris.Called breaking in Olympic circles, its medal debut was last October at the Buenos Aires Youth Summer ...
Jun 26, 2019
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Breakdancing and three other sports have made the next move toward becoming medal events at the 2024 Paris Olympics.The International Olympic Committee's executive board on Wednesday recommended adding breakdancing, skateboarding, sport climbing, and surfing to the Paris ...
Mar 28, 2019
MARGIELYN Didal has guaranteed a gold medal in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games to be hosted by the Philippines in November "SEA Games, 100 percent," said Didal after she receiving the Athlete of the Year award from the Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) ...
Feb 27, 2019
THE qualifiers start in January but Margielyn Didal is eager to start working on her bid to earn a spot in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.Twenty women will compete in the street - with Japan guaranteed one slot and the top three finishers ...
Aug 30, 2018
JAKARTA - Margie Didal hopes her gold medal in the 2018 Asian Games will change how skateboarding is perceived back home.The 19-year-old Cebuana on Wednesday won a gold medal in skateboarding women's street event, where competitors did acrobatic moves ...
Aug 29, 2018
JAKARTA - Margielyn Didal won a gold by ruling the women's street event in skateboarding at Jakabaring Sports Complex in Palembang, assuring the country's best finish in the Asian Games in 12 years.The 19-year-old Cebu City native ...
Aug 29, 2018
SOME of the country's best skateboarders converge at Circuit Makati for the finale of the Dew Tour AM Series on Sunday.The third edition of the Dew Tour AM Series by Mountain Dew held bootcamps outside of Metro Manila for the ...
Nov 19, 2016
TOKYO - Five sports, including surfing and skateboarding, moved a step closer to being included in the Tokyo 2020 Games after being described as "a dynamic and exciting" package by the IOC.Skateboarding, surfing, karate, sports climbing and baseball/softball were all recommended ...
Jul 29, 2016
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