HIDILYN Diaz captured the gold medal in the 2020 Eleiko Email International Lifters Tournament.Diaz lifted 216 kilograms, 95 in the snatch and 121 in the clean and jerk, to claim the women's 59kg division of the online competition that lured ...
Jul 30, 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
TWO months ago, their parallel quests for an Olympic berth came to a shuddering halt.But for national athletes Hidilyn Diaz and Nesthy Petecio, the conditioning goes on under quarantine.Still, they admit, it's hard to keep in shape during a ...
May 16, 2020
HIDILYN Diaz will not be able to compete in her final Olympic qualifying tournament due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).Diaz said she was supposed to leave for Colombia on Tuesday for the Ibero-America Open Championship but a travel ban ...
Mar 17, 2020
HIDILYN Diaz hopes to prop up his world ranking in a bid to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics as she competes in the IWF Roma World Cup in Italy starting this week.The 28-year-old Filipina left for Europe last week ...
Jan 26, 2020
With the 2020 Olympic Games just over the horizon, the Philippines will be looking to continue the success, and more importantly, the progress, that they achieved in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games.During this year's games, many familiar faces found themselves ...
Jan 2, 2020
SILVER turned to gold for Kristel Macrohon."Alam ko, expect ko mag-silver lang talaga po ako. Hindi ko in-expect na mag-gold po talaga ako," said the 23-year-old as she held back tears after winning the women' ...
Dec 4, 2019
HIDILYN Diaz said a two-gold medal showing in the 30th Southeast Asian Games is proof that Philippine weightlifting is more than just about her."Di lang ako ang nanalo. Mas malakas ngayon ang Philippine weightlifters," she said. "Nago-grow na yung ...
Dec 4, 2019
KRISTEL Macrohon delivered the second weightlifting gold for the Philippines as she ruled the women's 71 kg category on Wednesday in the 30th Southeast Asian Games at Ninoy Aquino Stadium.The 23-year-old Filipina weighlifter lifted a total of ...
Dec 4, 2019
ELREEN Ann Ando was reduced to tears after settling for a silver medal in the weightlifting competitions of the 30th Southeast Asian Games on Tuesday at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium.Ando, in her first SEA Games, missed the gold medal in the ...
Dec 4, 2019
FOR weightlifters, food intake is one of big things to watch for an athlete in order to perform at a high level.Not in the case of Nestor Colonia.The national team veteran moved up in weight, jumping to two weight categories ...
Dec 3, 2019
NEW CLARK CITY - Hidilyn Diaz carried Team Philippines on her broad shoulders to highlight another surge of golds for the 30th Southeast Asian Games host.Diaz, 27, finally won an elusive SEA Games gold by ruling the women's 55 kg. class ...
Dec 2, 2019
WEIGHTLIFTING collected medals on Sunday at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium before Hidilyn Diaz plunges into action in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games.John Fabliar Ceniza captured a silver medal in the men's 55-kilogram division with a total lift of 252, ...
Dec 1, 2019
MOSCOW - Five Russian weightlifters, all of them world or European championship medalists, face doping charges which could herald a new wave of cases across a range of sports.The International Weightlifting Federation said on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) that evidence against the ...
Aug 14, 2019
HIDILYN Diaz is asking for financial support from private companies in her bid to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.Diaz said in an Instagram post that she is having trouble in her bid to make it back to the Summer Games, ...
Jun 4, 2019
HIDILYN Diaz initially laughed off her inclusion in a matrix of groups and personalities who Malacanang claimed on Wednesday were out to discredit the administration of President Duterte.Now the Olympic silver medal-winning weightlifter realized it's no laughing matter. ...
May 9, 2019
DARWIN, Australia - Kate Diaz took a silver in weightlifting for the Philippines' first medal in the 2019 Arafura Games at the Darwin Convention Centre.Shi Yue-Shan of Chinese Taipei won the women's 45 kilogram class.The 15-year-old Diaz ...
Apr 27, 2019
DARWIN, Australia - Kate Diaz is looking to follow in the footsteps of a famous aunt when she competes in the 2019 Arafura Games.The 15-year old is the niece of 2016 Olympics silver medalist and 2018 Asian Games gold medalist Hidilyn ...
Apr 26, 2019
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