WITH online training the norm these days, MILO made sure it wouldn't be left out.The nutrient drink brand long synonymous to sports is taking game learning to a new level through its MILO Home Court Campaign, which aimed at empowering ...
Jul 30, 2020
EVEN as other sports struggle to get back on track in the middle of a pandemic, some martial arts competitions were able to find a new stage online.As exhibition sports rather than contact sports, events like poomsae have the advantage of ...
Jul 28, 2020
MANNY V. Pangilinan's involvement in basketball has been well-documented.The businessman has been at the forefront of the sport, not just as the chairman emeritus of the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP), but as well as bankrolling teams in ...
Jul 15, 2020
HUSTLE makes history.Filipina taekwondo jin Jocel Lyn Ninobla, her father June, and the Philippine Taekwondo Association made it happen in this "new normal" era of sports.The Philippines brought home the first-ever Online Poomsae Championships organized by World Taekwondo (WT), ...
May 15, 2020
In Spin.ph's 'Before Lockdown' series, we take a look at the "last two minutes" before sports was completely shut down around the globe. Athletes from the few games that were played this year look back on the ...
May 5, 2020
A CLOSE contact sport became an opportunity to get even closer.With a million ways to find love, Southeast Asian Games silver medalist Arven Alcantara and fitness enthusiast Kristina Lopez have built a new home together, with taekwondo as its heart.And ...
Apr 23, 2020
CABIN crew members are modern-day heroes.Former Southeast Asian Games gold medalist turned flight attendant Jade Zafra-Ngitngit was part of the Philippine Airline crew that served in a repatriation flight to Auckland, New Zealand on Monday.The task was to ...
Apr 21, 2020
FOR the record, Pauline Lopez's toughest taekwondo match isn't the worst battle she's ever had to face. It was having to combat the gender stereotypes that are ever-present in her sport. The first person who ever doubted ...
Mar 8, 2020
THE Philippine Taekwondo Association (PTA) is taking a wait-and-see attitude in its campaign in the coming Asian Qualification Tournament for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.The two-day event set April 10 and 11 will be held in Wuxi, China, where ...
Feb 6, 2020
IMAGINE if we had this during the SEA Games.At a demonstration last month at the KTA Power Taekwondo Premium League, the Korea Taekwondo Association (KTA) rolled out some new tech that judged a match by "life bars". Anyone who's ...
Jan 15, 2020
AFTER a hat-trick of Southeast Asian Games titles, taekwondo jin Samuel Morrison is considering retiring from the sport.Morrison, 29, ruled the men's 80-kilogram class by beating Joshua Amirul Abdullah of Malaysia, 30-8, for his third straight gold ...
Dec 16, 2019
SO many golds have come the Philippines' way that Kurt Bryan Barbosa also wanted to be a part of the gold rush this 30th Southeast Asian Games."Sobrang daming gold sa SEA Games, gusto ko silang gayahin," he said.But more ...
Dec 10, 2019
PAULINE Lopez won't be taking a long break after winning the gold medal in the 30th Southeast Asian Games.Lopez said she has been invited to compete in the World Taekwondo Grand Slam set Dec. 18 to 20 in Wuxi, China, ...
Dec 9, 2019
THE long wait is over for Timor Leste as the country finally nailed a medal in the 30th Southeast Asian Games.The distinction belongs to taekwondo jin Imbrolia De Araujo Dos Reis Amorin, who placed third in the women's -57kg division ...
Dec 9, 2019
PAULINE Lopez led the country's assault in taekwondo after the team won three gold medals on Sunday in the 30th Southeast Asian Games at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium.Lopez captured the first gold for the Philippines in kyorugi (combat) when she ...
Dec 8, 2019
TAEKWONDO jin Pauline Lopez steps out of the mat as she stars in the new Erik Matti film Yo!The Filipina taekwondo champion plays the role of Tala Aragon, who handles bullies using her yoyo."Ang sabi ko, pag binato ka ng ...
Mar 1, 2019
THE Philippine Taekwondo Association (PTA) has slapped an indefinite ban on the taekwondo jin who came under fire after videos showing him bulliying schoolmates at Ateneo Junior High School became viral.In a statement signed by president Robert Aventajado, the PTA said ...
Dec 24, 2018
THE Ateneo Junior High School taekwondo athlete who was seen in a viral video bullying his schoolmate has been dismissed, the school said on Sunday."After a thorough investigation that included listening to all parties involved, the decision of the administration is ...
Dec 23, 2018
MONSOUR Del Rosario pinned the blame on the parents of a taekwondo student athlete who bullied schoolmates in videos that have gone viral.The Makati City representative said he is disappointed with the taekwondo jin from Ateneo Junior High School for using ...
Dec 21, 2018
DENVER - The U.S. Center for SafeSport has permanently banned two-time Olympic taekwondo champion Steven Lopez for sexual misconduct involving a minor.The center has been investigating Lopez for about four months and made his ban permanent Thursday night (Friday, Manila ...
Sep 8, 2018
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