STEVE Kerr saw everything that Gregg Popovich went through as coach of the US men's national team, saw exactly how difficult it was last summer for the Americans to emerge from the Tokyo Olympics with another gold medal.And when ...
Dec 21, 2021
THE Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) named long-time sports psychologist Marcus Jarwin Manalo as its new secretary-general under the leadership of recently-elected president Ed Picson.Manalo, who took up sport and exercise psychology at Texas Tech ...
Dec 4, 2021
ED Picson is now the new man at the helm of the Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP).Picson succeeded long-time president Ricky Vargas as head of the country's boxing federation following its regular elections held virtually on ...
Nov 26, 2021
THE Philippine Sports Commission called for a resolution to the conflict between the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (Patafa) and its athlete EJ Obiena or face consequences as far as financial assistance to the federation is concerned.In a statement issued ...
Nov 24, 2021
IF push comes to shove, EJ Obiena believes he's left with no choice but to walk away from the sport he loves.The Olympic pole vaulter hinted than retirement is an option in the wake of an ugly controversy involving ...
Nov 21, 2021
SAMAHANG Weightlifting ng Pilipinas President Monico Puentevella sees other members of the national team rising to the occasion in next month's World Weightlifting Championships in the absence of trailblazer and Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz.Puentevella said Filipino lifters not named ...
Nov 12, 2021
WHEN Yuka Saso formally declared she intended to become a Japanese citizen, sadness descended on our shocked nation. Yuka is a product of mixed parentage. She has a Filipino mother and a Japanese father. Under Japanese law, she can choose to become ...
Nov 5, 2021
OLYMPIC silver medalist Nesthy Petecio has been given the keys to her new house in Candelaria, Quezon.Ovialand has turned over to Petecio the new house, an incentive for bagging the silver medal in the women's featherweight division in the Tokyo ...
Oct 26, 2021
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THE final buzzer sounded at the Tokyo Olympics, the gold medal for the US was won and Gregg Popovich held his emotions in check for at least a couple of minutes.He shook hands with France coach Vincent Collet. He consoled some ...
Oct 26, 2021
Caloy Yulo: "I feel all of this competition will be revenge, all of it. AFTER missing out on the podium in the Tokyo Olympics, Caloy Yulo focuses on another big event in Japan as he goes for gold in the 50th FIG ...
Oct 20, 2021
THE Paris Olympics is a good two years and 10 months away, but convincing Hidilyn Diaz to defend her gold medal has started the moment she put an end to all non-sports endeavors to focus on her next goal - gold in ...
Oct 15, 2021
HIDILYN Diaz remains motivated to raise the bar even after winning the country's first-ever Olympic gold medal in the 2020 Tokyo Games.Diaz has set her sights on more success beyond the Olympics, looking to compete in the World ...
Oct 12, 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
KIEFER Ravena talked about a wide-range of topics including playing against his brother Thirdy and aiming for a B. League championship after being formally welcomed by his Japanese ballclub Shiga Lakestars on Sunday.The Filipino guard had his first official club ...
Sep 26, 2021
MELBOURNE, Australia - A sports association official says seven female taekwondo athletes who fled Taliban-controlled Afghanistan have resettled in Melbourne.Australian Taekwondo's chief executive Heather Garriock said on Wednesday the women are completing quarantine this week. Although most of the ...
Sep 22, 2021
THE rewards, monetary or in kind, continue to pour in for weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz and three other Tokyo Games heroes - incentives which Deputy Speaker Mikee Romero (1Pacman Partylist) said they fully deserved."The rewards they have received and to be received were ...
Sep 12, 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
THE House of Representatives honored Tokyo Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz as well as Nesthy Petecio, Carlo Paalam, and Eumir Marcial on Tuesday with a congressional honor.Diaz was conferred with the Congressional Medal of Excellence, the first time the House has ...
Sep 7, 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
THE MVP Sports Foundation finally handed over its biggest financial package to the Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) following a successful campaign by the boxers at the Tokyo Olympics.A total of P18.5 million was turned over to ...
Aug 29, 2021
FOR years, it has become a tradition for the Tenement Visual Artists (TVA) to do murals of basketball icons and other athletes on the courts of the Taguig apartments.But doing their latest mural of 2020 Tokyo Olympics medalists Hidilyn Diaz, Nesthy ...
Aug 27, 2021
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