HIDILYN Diaz has returned to Malaysia to start training for the World Championship from December 7 to 17 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.An Instagram photo showed Diaz back in the same training ground where she prepared in the Tokyo Olympics for two years, ...
Nov 3, 2021
APART from its historic glory for the country, Hidilyn Diaz's Olympic gold medal has brought about a major turnaround in her life.In the years before Tokyo 2020, she had to supplement her competition budget from social media fundraisers, no ...
Nov 2, 2021
IT'S been a winning year for Hidilyn Diaz, but this time, with a diamond on her finger.The Olympic gold medalist finally said yes to her now-fiancé and coach Julius Naranjo on Friday evening at the Sheraton Hotel in ...
Oct 18, 2021
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 ...
Oct 15, 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
JAMES Yap is running for councilor in San Juan, while also hoping to still play in the PBA.The former MVP filed his certificate of candidacy on Tuesday.Yap, 39, is still seeking a championship with Rain or Shine, after the Elasto ...
Oct 6, 2021
THE Philippines got off to a strong start in the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Youth World Championships as Jeaneth Hipolito bagged a bronze medal in the event being held in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.The 14-year-old Hipolito captured a medal in ...
Oct 5, 2021
WITH enough schools joining, weightlifting and boxing could be part of the UAAP sports calendar as demonstration sports."The bigger issue is if may sasali ba? Will the schools be able to set up and organize these new teams? Will we have ...
Sep 4, 2021
OLYMPIC medalists have found an ally in the UAAP as executive director Rebo Saguisag said that the league is willing to study the feasibility of adding weightlifing, boxing and other Olympic sports to its athletic calendar."At any rate, this is really ...
Aug 31, 2021
THE Philippine Sports Commission will erect a statue in honor of Hidilyn Diaz after she won a gold medal in the Tokyo Olympic Games.PSC commissioner Ramon Fernandez made the confirmation on Wednesday while adding that the weightlifting gym inside the Rizal ...
Aug 25, 2021
HOLLYWOOD - Tokyo Games gold medal winner Hidilyn Diaz is set to donate P1 million worth of equipment to both the Samahang Weightlifting ng Pilipinas (SWP) and Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) as part of her advocacy to further boost the recognition of the ...
Aug 25, 2021
SAN Miguel Corporation (SMC) president Ramon S. Ang challenged Tokyo Olympics gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz to gun for another gold medal three years from now in Paris, where the Philippines will mark its 100th year of participation in the quadrennial meet.Ang ...
Aug 24, 2021
WITH HER gold medal - the country's first in the Olympics - Hidilyn Diaz has already made history. But what makes her victory even more powerful are the struggles she faced on the road to Tokyo 2020.Like many of us, Diaz spent ...
Aug 19, 2021
THE Samahang Weightlifting ng Pilipinas (SWP) will again request a Chinese coach for the national team following the success of Gao Kaiwen in helping Hidilyn Diaz capture a gold medal in the Olympics.SWP president Monico Puentevella said they are again on ...
Aug 18, 2021
BLESSINGS continue to pour in for Olympic heroine Hidilyn Diaz.On Wednesday, the pride of Zamboanga formally received the house and lot promised him by Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Bambol Tolentino as part of her incentives for winning the country' ...
Aug 18, 2021
ON the heels of Hidilyn Diaz's historic gold medal in the last Tokyo Olympics, four young female lifters are being groomed as her heirs apparent heading to the Paris edition of the quadrennial meet in 2024."So now in three years' ...
Aug 17, 2021
SAMAHANG Weightlifting ng Pilipinas (SWP) president Monico Puentevella backs Hidilyn Diaz's call for the sport to be included in school-based events, reiterating calls for top education officials to reconsider."Now that we have an Olympic gold, I'd ...
Aug 17, 2021
HIDILYN Diaz will be returning to Malaysia next month to begin her intense training for the World Championship set in November in Peru.Samahang Weightlifting ng Pilipinas (SWP) president Monico Puentevella said Diaz will be accompanied by her coach Julius Naranjo as ...
Aug 17, 2021
THE Olympians have spoken. Will the collegiate leagues budge?Potential inclusions of the sports of weightlifting and boxing in the athletic calendars of the major collegiate leagues in the country have definitely garnered steam since all four Filipino medalists in the 2020 ...
Aug 16, 2021
MOST of the Philippine athletes have been calling Hidilyn Diaz as their "ate," a role that she has accepted even before winning the gold medal in the Tokyo Olympics.Diaz has been called as such, having been the most experienced athlete in ...
Aug 12, 2021
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