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Weightlifters move on to bigger battles

Filipino weightlifters led by Hidilyn Diaz look to build on their breakout performance in the 30th Southeast Asian Games as they move forward to the bigger battles ahead, particularly in the chase for Olympic berths......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsDec 5th, 2019Related News

Pangarap ng ama’t ina tinupad ni Diaz

HINDI lamang ang mapanalunan ang unang gintong medalya nito sa kada dalawang taon na Southeast Asian Games ang natupad ni Hidilyn Diaz......»»

Source: Abante AbanteCategory: NewsDec 3rd, 2019Related News

After successful SEA Games mission, Hidilyn Diaz trains sights on 2020 Olympics

With the 2020 Tokyo Olympics just around the corner, the 28-year-old isn't planning to waste any time......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsDec 3rd, 2019Related News

PH juggernaut rolls on

With Olympic silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz leading the charge, the Philippine juggernaut continued on Day 2 of the 30th Southeast Asian Games, fueled by victories in arnis, weightlifting, cycling, duathlon, triathlon, pencak silat, lawn balls, and 3x3 basketball......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsDec 3rd, 2019Related News

Casting away coal addiction for survival

Climate Change Consciousness week is held through the proclamation by President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo every November, through my recommendation as Presidential Adviser on Climate Change to raise awareness and generate action to respond to global warming threats......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsDec 2nd, 2019Related News

Diaz grabs weightlifting gold

Hidilyn Diaz dominated the field to romp off with the gold medal in the women’s 55kg in the weightlifting competitions of the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games before a wildly cheering crowd at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium on Monday......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsDec 2nd, 2019Related News

Day 2: PH patuloy ang hakot ng gold

KINUMPLETO ni Hidilyn Diaz ang koleksiyon ng mga gintong medalya sa pagho-host ng Pilipinas sa Day 2 action ng ika-30 edisyon ng Southeast Asian Games sa Ninoy Aquino Stadium......»»

Source: Abante AbanteCategory: NewsDec 2nd, 2019Related News

Gazini 50-50 sa Miss U – Gloria Diaz

May 50-50 ang chance na manalo ng korona ang ibinigay ni Miss Universe 1969 Gloria Diaz sa ating Philippine representative na si Gazini Ganados......»»

Source: Abante AbanteCategory: NewsDec 2nd, 2019Related News

Hidilyn Diaz asserts might, clinches first-ever SEA Games gold

Hidilyn Diaz copped her first ever gold medal in the Southeast Asian Games after dominating the women's 55kg weightlifting contest on Monday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsDec 2nd, 2019Related News

SEA Games: Hidilyn Diaz sinungkit unang ginto sa weightlifting

WALANG nakapigil kay Hidilyn Diaz para masungkit ang unang ginto sa weightlifting event ng 2019 Southeast Asian Games Lunes ng hapon sa Rizal Memorial Stadium. Bumuhat ang Olympian ng 91 kg sa snatch at 120 sa clean and jerk para sa kabuuang 211 kg para sa gintong medalya. Pinadapa ni Diaz si silver medalist Juliana […] The post SEA Games: Hidilyn Diaz sinungkit unang ginto sa weightlifting appeared first on Bandera......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsDec 2nd, 2019Related News

Katapusang reklamong plunder kay Arroyo gibasura

Hibadua na Office of the Ombudsman ang katapusang reklamong plunder batok ni kanhi Presidente Gloria Macapagal Arroyo kabahin sa giingong sayup nga paggamit sa P73 milyon nga pondo sa Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO)......»»

Source: Abante AbanteCategory: NewsDec 2nd, 2019Related News

SEA Games 2019: Hidilyn Diaz powers her way to first SEA Games gold

Filipina weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz earned her first gold medal in the Southeast Asian Games stage after breezing through the Women's 55-KG category of the 2019 SEA Games Weightlifting competition, Monday afternoon at the RMSC Ninoy Aquino Stadium.  Diaz was heavily favored heading into the event, and delivered as expected, setting the bar in the Snatch portion with a 91-KG finish. She would seal the gold medal finish with a 120-KG Clean and Jerk lift to end with a total of 211-KG.  "Sobrang saya kasi siyempre pinag-handaan ko ito, kaya malaki yung bunga ng pag-hahanda ko," said Diaz. It was the first gold in four SEA Games events for Diaz, who has won silver and bronze in past iterations of the biennial sports meet. Diaz was glad to have been able to do it in front of her fellow Filipinos.  "Nagpapasalamat talaga ako sa mga tao na pumunta sa event ngayong araw na ito, maraming-maraming salamat sa suporta niyo"  The SEA Games gold medal win also bolsters the 2016 Rio Olympics silver medalist's chances at qualifying for the upcoming 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.  Rounding out the podium finishers were Vietnam's Thi Thuy Nguyen who took silver with 197, and Indonesia's Juliana Klarisa who took bronze with 175. Earlier in the day, a pair of Pinoy weightlifters also came close to podium finishes, with Elien Rose Perez finishing fourth in the Women's 49-KG category, while Dave Lloyd Pacaldo also finished fourth in the Men's 61-KG category. .....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsDec 2nd, 2019Related News

Hidilyn Diaz snags first SEA Games gold

Hidilyn Diaz snags first SEA Games gold.....»»

Source: Cnnphilippines CnnphilippinesCategory: NewsDec 2nd, 2019Related News

Lifters chip in silver, bronze

While still awaiting for Hidilyn Diaz to plunge into action, Team Phl banked on John Fabliar Ceniza and Mary Flor Diaz to break the ice in SEA Games weightlifting competitions at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsDec 2nd, 2019Related News

Last PCSO plunder case vs GMA junked

The Office of the Ombudsman has dismissed the last plunder complaint filed against former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and officials of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office over the alleged misuse of the PCSO’s intelligence funds......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsDec 1st, 2019Related News

Ceniza grabs silver, Diaz gets weightlifting bronze

John Fabuar Ceniza fell short and failed to add to Team Philippines’ gold medal haul as he claimed the silver while Nary Flor Diaz took the bronze in Day 1 of weightlifting competitions in the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium on Sunday......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsDec 1st, 2019Related News

The indoor generation

It is crystal clear that former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (PGMA) was the target of the former administration’s persecutory whims, when several cases were filed but eventually dismissed with finality. The latest is the Ombudsman’s Resolution (dated Feb. 13, 2019) dismissing the complaint of the Field Investigation Office (FIO) against her with respect to the […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsNov 30th, 2019Related News

When the Philippines showed its best as SEA Games hosts in 1981, 1991 and 2005

Hosting the biennial Southeast Asian Games, just like any international multi-sport competition, offers an opportunity for a country to flaunt its best—in terms of organizing the event, making the tournament stand-out, and unleash a vaunted athletic campaign against the region’s best. Before this year’s SEA Games, the Philippines has hosted the SEA Games three times—all of which were momentous and ground-breaking. And in each successive staging, the Filipinos went up the medal standings, reaching the top in the country’s most successful showing in international sports when the country last hosted the biennial event 14 years ago. 1981 This was the first time the Philippines took the cudgels in hosting the Games. Already in its 11th staging, the SEA Games became a centerpiece event of President Ferdinand Marcos’s presidency, as it highlighted his administration’s heightened focus on sports development. This was through the initiative of Marcos nephew Michael Keon’s Gintong Alay program.  The Games was known as the launching pad of Asia’s sprint queen Lydia de Vega, who marveled everyone with her speed and track prowess that earned her the Gold in record-breaking performances in the 100, 200, and women’s relay teams. Isidro del Prado was another track phenom, ruling the 400 meters also in record fashion. The Games was the breakthrough year in Philippine sports as it produced a bountiful harvest in Golds from track and field, cycling, bowling, boxing, basketball, swimming, and weightlifting, among others. The Philippines ended at third, its highest place at the time, with 55 golds, 55 silvers, and 77 bronze medals for a total 187 medals. 1991 Ten years after its impressive first-ever SEA Games hosting, a new government and political climate enveloped the biennial meet. Under President Corazon Aquino, the 16th SEA Games showed the remarkable change the country attained since the 1986 EDSA Revolution, which would be emphasized with an astonishing medal performance, almost topping the 16th edition if not for Indonesia’s marathon gold.  Swimming took the spotlight with ace tanker Eric Buhain capturing a record six golds, making him the most bemedalled athlete, and Akiko Thompson becoming the crowd darling, donning two golds. Bea Lucero also achieved a first-ever milestone of being the only athlete to win medals in two sporting events—two golds in gymnastics in 1987 Jakarta and a gold in the bantamweight division of women’s taekwondo in the 1991 Manila games. A 27 year-old Lydia de Vega-Mercado reclaimed the Asian sprint queen title by winning the Gold in the 100 meters over compatriot Elma Muros and Malaysian Goldivasamy Shanti. Muros, however, won the 100 meter hurdles and won the long jump gold for four successive stagings—a SEA Games first.  The Philippines would rule several sport events with a gold rush in swimming, boxing, basketball, shooting, wushu, track and field, taekwondo, bowling, billiards, among others. Its 91 Gold, 62 Silver, 84 Bronze, and 237 total medal count was good for second. 2005 It took fourteen years before Manila hosted the SEA Games again. And in 2005, its rise as the regional powerhouse in sports was completed with the contingent under the administration of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo reaching the top of the medal standings.  The 23rd  staging was unprecedented, starting with the Opening Ceremonies being held at the Quirino Grandstand instead of a sports stadium, drawing an immense live audience—estimated as the largest ever for a sports event at 200,000. It was the grandest, having the widest array of sports legends appearing in the grand parade of colors, such as SEA Games legends Lydia de Vega-Mercado and Akiko Thompson, Olympic silver medalist Onyok Velasco, top basketball player Allan Caidic, and champion equestrienne Mikee Cojuangco-Jaworski. When the Philippine delegates arrived, they were accompanied by Miss International 2005 Precious Lara Quigaman, actress Angel Locsin, and then World Boxing Council Lightweight Champion Manny Pacquiao.  Best of all, the Philippines erased the stigma of being the “sick man” of Asian sports, as it won golds left and right, even in sport events it was not usually dominant. Diver Sheila Mae Perez, swimmer Miguel Molina, rower Benjamin Tolentino Jr., and billiards ace Alex Pagulayan were the winningest Filipino athletes with three golds each. Wushu had the most golds with 11, followed by track and field, aquatics, boxing, billiards and snooker, taekwondo, traditional boat race, fencing, wrestling, bowling, judo, and archery. In addition, the Philippines won golds in arnis, karatedo, muay, rowing, shooting, lawn tennis, cycling, dance sports, golf, gymnastics, softball, baseball, lawn balls, equestrian, and pencak silat.  In total, the Philippines won the overall championship with an astonishing 113 gold, 84 silver, 94 bronze, and 291 total medal haul—its best ever in international competitions. Will the Philippines match or eclipse its historic achievement 14 years ago and continue its rise in the medal tally when it hosts the biennial event? Catch the 30th SEA Games in various locations in the Philippines from Saturday, November 30 until Wednesday, December 11 on ABS-CBN S+A, ABS-CBN S+A HD, Liga, Liga HD, iWant Sports, and sports.abs-cbn.com. .....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsNov 30th, 2019Related News

Kapatid ni Loonie, wala nang sakit, ikulong na sa Makati-Judge

Manila, Philippines – IPINABABALIK sa kulungan ng  Korte sa Lunsod ng Makati ang suspek na nahuling kasama ng rapper na si Loonie aka Marlon Diaz Peroramas noong Setyembre sa isang drug buy bust operation sa parking lot ng isang gusali sa Makati. Sa tatlong pahinang desisyon ni Hon. Judge  Maria Caridad Sj. Villamor-Yee ng Makati […] The post Kapatid ni Loonie, wala nang sakit, ikulong na sa Makati-Judge appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Source: Remate RemateCategory: NewsNov 28th, 2019Related News

ATHLETE S CORNER: Hidilyn Diaz out to snatch first SEA Games gold

    MANILA, Philippines – Rising to fame after capturing the 2016 Rio Olympics silver and 2018 Asian Games gold, weightlifting star Hidilyn Diaz hopes to pick up a medal that’s missing in her collection – a Southeast Asian Games gold. Diaz shares how she actually debuted for ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsNov 28th, 2019Related News