IN HER own words, Hidilyn Diaz retells her journey towards Olympic gold in a short but heartfelt #KwentongJollibee advertisement. By now, it might already be a familiar story for sports fans. But it's still heartwarming to hear Hidilyn tell it ...
5 days ago
FILIPINO pole vaulter EJ Obiena can proudly say that he is the best Asian pole vaulter in the continent after eclipsing the Asian record after 23 years."[H]aving a continental record, it's a totally different thing. [You're] not just ...
Sep 28, 2021
THE LITERAL distance between the second place to the top of the podium is less than a meter high. But for Hidilyn Diaz, who had achieved silver in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro games, the grueling journey to finally land on it ...
Sep 16, 2021
GENEVA - North Korea was formally suspended from the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics by the IOC on Wednesday as punishment for refusing to send a team to the Tokyo Games citing the COVID-19 pandemic.IOC president Thomas Bach said the North Korean ...
Sep 9, 2021
BRUSSELS - The Belgian basketball federation has asked the country's federal police to investigate a possible fraud case related to the organization of 3x3 tournaments in the runup to the Tokyo Olympics.Following discussions with the local Wallonia and Flanders federations, ...
Sep 8, 2021
THE Philippines wound up without a medal in its campaign in the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games which was also hounded by COVID-19 positive cases among the delegation.Team Philippines was unable to duplicate its showing in the 2016 Games in Rio ...
Sep 3, 2021
JERROLD Mangliwan placed last among eight wheelchair racers in the men's 100m - T52 to close the Philippines' campaign in the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games on Friday.Mangliwan clocked 20.08 seconds in the athletics event at the Olympic Stadium, nearly four ...
Sep 3, 2021
ALLAIN Ganapin will no longer compete in the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games after testing positive of COVID-19, the Philippine Paralympic Committee announced on Thursday.PPC president Mike Barredo said Ganapin is still in Manila and will not make the trip to ...
Sep 2, 2021
GARY Bejino could not keep pace in the men's 400m freestyle - S6, placing last among 13 swimmers in the resumption of Team Philippines' campaign in the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games on Thursday morning.Bejino clocked five minutes and 52.28 seconds ...
Sep 2, 2021
NATIONAL Heroes' Day of 2021 becomes relevant more than ever in the Philippine sports context as it comes just a few weeks after the triumphant campaign of the country at the Tokyo Olympic Games.Hidilyn Diaz provided the highlight of that campaign ...
Aug 30, 2021
A THOUGHT recently struck eight-time Paralympic medalist Oksana Masters: What would young Oksana, the one who shuffled between Ukrainian orphanages, think of this grown-up version?Young Oksana was always resilient, determined and headstrong - qualities that helped her persevere through years ...
Aug 30, 2021
GARY Bejino finished 14th out of 16 swimmers in the men's 50m butterfly-S6 of the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games at the Tokyo Aquatics Center on Monday morning.Bejino placed seventh in Heat 1 with a time of 36.14 seconds, ...
Aug 30, 2021
ERNIE Gawilan failed to reach the finals of the men's 100m backstroke-S7 after finishing last in the second heat in the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games at the Tokyo Aquatics Center on Monday morning.Gawilan clocked one minute, 21.60 seconds, ...
Aug 30, 2021
ERNIE Gawilan finished sixth in the final of the men's 400m freestyle-S7 in the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games on Sunday afternoon.The 30-year-old Gawilan checked in at four minutes, 56.24 seconds in his pet event, but his ...
Aug 29, 2021
TOKYO - Two athletes from Afghanistan have arrived in Tokyo to compete in the Paralympics, the International Paralympic Committee said on Saturday.The two-person team of Zakia Khudadadi and Hossain Rasouli had flown from Kabul to Paris before continuing on to Tokyo, ...
Aug 29, 2021
ERNIE Gawilan clinched a berth in the final of the men's 400m freestyle-S7 of the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games after placing sixth among nine competitors in the heats on Sunday morning at the Tokyo Aquatics Center.The 30-year-old ...
Aug 29, 2021
JERROLD Mangliwan advanced to the final of the men's 400m - T52 after submitting the seventh-best time in the heats of the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on Friday.The 41-year-old Mangliwan placed fourth in Heat ...
Aug 27, 2021
ERNIE Gawilan placed ninth out of 13 swimmers in the men's 200-meter individual medley - SM7 on Friday in the 2020 Paralympic Games at the Tokyo Aquatics Center.Gawilan clocked two minutes, 50.49 seconds in his first event of this ...
Aug 27, 2021
DESPITE finishing last in his first-ever Paralympic event, the less-than-ideal spirit isn't dampening swimmer Gary Bejino's high spirits. The 25-year-old on Thursday morning clocked in at 3 minutes and 17 seconds in the ...
Aug 26, 2021
COACH Tony Ong is hoping Gary Bejino would be able to redeem himself in his three remaining events after a tough start in the Tokyo Paralympics.First among the Filipino Paralympians in to see action in Tokyo, Bejino placed dead-last in ...
Aug 26, 2021
GARY Bejino finished last out of 17 competitors in the men's 200m individual medley SM6 of the 2020 Paralympic Games at the Tokyo Aquatics Center on Thursday.The 25-year-old Bejino clocked three minutes, 17.19 seconds to place last ...
Aug 26, 2021
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