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Brod Pete boosts boxers’ morale

When ABAP president Ricky Vargas and secretary-general Ed Picson opened the Zoom meeting with the Philippine boxing team about an hour before the Tokyo Olympics inaugural ceremony last Friday, a blank screen with MVP as ID appeared on everyone’s monitor......»»

Category: sportsSource: philstar philstarJul 24th, 2021

PSC boosts morale of Philippine Para athletes

The Philippine Sports Commission has increased the Filipino Para athletes’ allowance for the Tokyo Paralympics from $1,000 (P50,000) to $3,000 (P150,000) with hopes of motivating them to perform well......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 12th, 2021

Apolinar, Vicelles of Omega Boxing Gym KO foes in thrilling ‘Kumbati 10’ fights

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Omega Boxing Gym stalwarts or boxers didn’t fail to entertain boxing fans following their thrilling but impressive victories on Saturday, July 3, 2021’s “Kumbati 10” fight card at the IPI compound in Mandaue City.  In the main event, Pete “Thunder” Apolinar knocked out the equally-determined Jess Rhey “Wanman Waminal” to […] The post Apolinar, Vicelles of Omega Boxing Gym KO foes in thrilling ‘Kumbati 10’ fights appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 4th, 2021

Olympic boxing medalists receive cash incentives from Mikee Romero

In a turnover ceremony Saturday, Romero handed out Php 5 million in total to the three boxers......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 21st, 2021

Diaz receives housing incentive; boxers& rsquo; units completed by X& rsquo;mas

Tokyo Olympics gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz is ready to move in to her brand new house-and-lot, while fellow Olympic medalists Nesthy Petecio, Carlo Paalam and Eumir Felix Marcial will be spending Christmas this year as neighbors......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021

Servania, two other Pinoy boxers falter in US fights

CEBU CITY, Philippines—As Filipino boxing fans celebrated the victory of John Riel Casimero against Cuban Guillermo Rigondeaux, three other Filipino ring warriors faltered in their respective matches on Saturday, August 14, 2021, (August 15 Manila Time) in the United States.  Genesis “Kashimi” Servania, Raymond “Tornado” Tabugon, and Richard “The Beast” Pumicpic suffered devastating losses against […] The post Servania, two other Pinoy boxers falter in US fights appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 15th, 2021

Onyok Velasco believes Philippines can claim boxing gold in next Olympics

Falling short of the gold himself in Atlanta 25 years ago, Velasco is taking the multi-medal haul in Tokyo as a sign of good things to come, and that the gold for Filipino boxers will come sooner rather than later......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 15th, 2021

Magramo, Abcede to fight for vacant OPBF flyweight title in October

CEBU CITY, Philippines—- The Oriental Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) orders Giemel “Pistolero” Magramo and Jaysever “Lion Hearted” Abcede to fight for the vacant OPBF flyweight title in October 2. Both boxers are coming off from an 11-month hiatus. The fight’s official venue has yet to be announced.  Arnie Najera, OPBF coordinator and international judge, announced […] The post Magramo, Abcede to fight for vacant OPBF flyweight title in October appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 13th, 2021

Fresh foreign debt boosts Philippines dollar reserves in July

The Philippines’ dollar reserves inched up in July after the government deposited proceeds from its recent global bonds sale......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 13th, 2021

Unbeaten Cataraja still seeks Aldeguer’s fatherly advice

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Like a good and trusting son, unbeaten Cebuano boxer Kevin Jake “KJ” Cataraja still seeks wisdom and guidance from his former manager and renowned boxing patron Antonio Lopez Aldeguer. Aldeguer owns the world-famous ALA Boxing Gym which launched the boxing careers of hundreds of young boxers who later on became world […] The post Unbeaten Cataraja still seeks Aldeguer’s fatherly advice appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 12th, 2021

Eumir Marcial hopes to see boxing in collegiate leagues

Including it in leagues like the NCAA, and the UAAP, the Zamboanga native says, will help aspiring boxers get the attention they deserve......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 12th, 2021

Boxing legend Pacquiao almost joined the Olympics

Still high on the four Olympic medals won by Filipino athletes—weightlifting gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz, and boxers Nesthy Petecio and Carlo Paalam (both silver) and Carlo Paalam (bronze)—sports fans are excited for the next big event: Manny Pacquiao vs. Yordenis Ugas on 21 August. But did you know that the Pambansang Kamao could have been […] The post Boxing legend Pacquiao almost joined the Olympics appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 11th, 2021

Team PH: Tokyo Olympics by the numbers

4 -- It’s mission accomplished for Team Philippines at the Tokyo Olympic 2020+1, churning out its best performance ever with a gold, courtesy of Hidilyn Diaz in weightlifting, two silvers from boxers Nesthy Petecio and Carlo Paalam, and a bronze medal by Eumir Marcial, also in boxing.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 9th, 2021

Triumphant boxers, POC chief fly home today

Boxers Nesthy Petecio, Carlo Paalam and Eumir Marcial, along with the rest of the Philippine delegation, will fly home today and will be accorded a hero’s welcome following their feats in the Tokyo Olympics......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 8th, 2021

Paalam hopes to inspire; 3 boxers to get house and lot from POC chief

Carlo Paalam, who fell short of winning the Philippines’ first Olympic boxing gold medal last Saturday, hopes that his struggles and journey for greatness will serve as an inspiration to a younger generation athletes, who are seeking to overcome difficult situations......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 8th, 2021

PSC thanks athletes, supporters for most productive Olympics ever

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As the Philippines closes its historic Tokyo Olympics campaign with four medals, the most in recent memory, the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) released a statement of gratitude. All-in-all, the Philippines bagged its first gold medal in the Olympics courtesy of weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz, two silver medals from boxers Nesthy Petecio and […] The post PSC thanks athletes, supporters for most productive Olympics ever appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 7th, 2021

Carlo Paalam gets Olympic boxing silver in PH’s best campaign yet

MANILA, Philippines — Carlo Paalam used to pick up garbage with his father in Cagayan de Oro to make ends meet. A decade later, Paalam, now one of the best flyweight boxers in the world, collected his most prized possession yet: an Olympic silver medal. Paalam came so close to winning the gold but a […] The post Carlo Paalam gets Olympic boxing silver in PH’s best campaign yet appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 7th, 2021

Petecio, Japanese rival earn place in history

Even before their gold-medal fight, Nesthy Petecio and Japanese rival Sena Irie had made history, with their names to go down in the books as the first female boxers to deliver an Olympic medal for their respective countries......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 4th, 2021

Boxers, golfers to keep fire burning for Team PH in Tokyo

By TITO S. TALAO TOKYO — The Bigger Bang Theory is in play for Team Philippines. Boxing and golf, the two remaining disciplines for the country in the XXXII Olympiad, track their respective destinies Thursday as the Games wind down four days before the curtains fall. Safe in the vault when Team PH wraps up […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsAug 4th, 2021

DPWH easing of right-of-way restrictions boosts Globe s fiberization of more homes, businesses

Globe saw an improvement of its efforts in the fiberization of more homes and businesses three months after an order issued by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) allowed telecom companies to construct infrastructure projects within the allowable right-of-way limits of national roads......»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

Paalam a testament to efficient Philippine boxing grassroots program

Like many boxers before him, Paalam is from humble beginnings, taking boxing in his spare time as a scavenger of recyclable materials......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021