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Didal formally claims Olympic skate berth

Filipino skateboarder Margielyn Didal has formally earned a qualifying slot to the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan this July......»»

Category: sportsSource: thestandard thestandardJun 11th, 2021

World Skate confirms Didal s Olympic qualification

The Philippine contingent for the delayed Tokyo Olympics has reached double figures after World Skate confirmed Asian Games gold medalist Margielyn Didal's qualification to the Games on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time)......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Europe-bound Didal continues to chase Tokyo Olympic berth

Didal will have a chance to either qualify or earn more Tokyo ranking points as she is scheduled to see action next in the Street World Championships 2021 set May 30 to June 6 in Rome, Italy......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2021

Didal tweaks Olympic plan

Margielyn Didal had to tweak her Olympic battle plan following the cancellation of a crucial international tournament due to the global surge of coronavirus cases. Skateboarding president Carl Sambrano on Friday said they have decided to call off Didal’s scheduled training in Brazil after the World Skate decided to cancel a qualifying tourney in Peru […] The post Didal tweaks Olympic plan appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsFeb 19th, 2021

Virtually qualified, Kiyomi Watanabe misses out on outright Tokyo Olympic judo berth

The Philippines failed to earn an extra slot in judo in the Tokyo Olympics in July following an early exit by Kiyomi Watanabe in the women’s -63kg class of the recently concluded World Championships in Budapest, Hungary......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Kiyomi Watanabe misses out on Tokyo Olympic judo berth

The Philippines failed to earn an extra slot in judo in the Tokyo Olympics in July following an early exit by Kiyomi Watanabe in the women’s -63kg class of the recently concluded World Championships in Budapest, Hungary......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Didal books biggest challenge with Olympic ticket

She’s conquered the Philippines and Asia on her trusty skateboard, but Margielyn Didal’s biggest challenge yet looms next month: the Olympic Games......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 6th, 2021

Didal earns ticket to Tokyo Olympics

Margie Didal has virtually sealed a Tokyo Olympics berth after an inspiring performance in the Street Skateboarding World Championships 2021 in Rome Friday night......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 5th, 2021

Margielyn Didal virtually qualified for Tokyo Olympics, says federation

According to Skate Pilipinas, the National Sports Association for skateboarding, Didal punched a ticket to Tokyo due to her world ranking......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 5th, 2021

Didal advances in Italy to keep Olympic bid alive

Margielyn Didal advanced to the semifinal round of the Street Skateboarding World Championships in Rome, Italy on Thursday to stay on the hunt for an outright Tokyo Olympics slot......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2021

Barbosa boosts Tokyo hopes

Southeast Asian Games gold medalist Kurt Barbosa stunned Asian Games bronze medalist Molomyn Tumenbayar of Mongolia in the 2021 Asian Taekwondo Olympic Qualification Tournament in Amman, Jordan yesterday to inch closer to earning a Tokyo berth......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2021

PH taekwondo jins seek Olympic berths in Jordan

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Four national taekwondo jins left for Amman, Jordan on Thursday, each one determined to book an Olympic berth when they compete in the Asian Qualification Tournament set May 21 to 22. Elaine Alora, who competed in the 2016 Rio Olympics, aims for a second shot at the Games when she joins Pauline […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsMay 14th, 2021

Surfer Tokong also looking to catch Tokyo Olympic bus

Surfing would try to duplicate what rowing did when the latter claimed a Tokyo Olympics berth when nobody expected it......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 12th, 2021

Surfers go for Olympic berth in world meet

Surfing would try to duplicate what rowing did when the latter through Cris Nievarez claimed a Tokyo Olympics berth......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 12th, 2021

COVID claims two Indian Olympians

Two members of India’s last Olympic gold medal-winning hockey team in Moscow 1980, Ravindra Pal Singh and Maharaj Krishan Kaushik, have died from coronavirus on the same day......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 9th, 2021

Filipino BMX rider shoots for Olympic berth

Coo, 19, will carry the weight of the whole of the country’s Olympic hopes on his shoulders as he would be the lone Filipino entry after Olympian Daniel Caluag, who works in the frontlines as a nurse in the United States, begged off due to lack of preparation......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 9th, 2021

Nievarez misses out on Tokyo Olympic rowing berth

Filipino rowers would have to wait for a few more years before getting the chance again to end a two-decade long Olympic drought......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

Cray bags gold in Texas Tech tourney

Eric Cray came up with his season’s best over the weekend as he stayed on the hunt for an Olympic qualifying berth......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Home Base: Michael Martinez chronicles road to 2022 Winter Olympics

On hiatus since the 2018 Winter Games, Martinez shares about his struggles in reaching another Olympic berth, as well as his experience with his new coach Nikolai Mozorov......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 1st, 2021

Didal heads to US for Olympic qualifying tourneys 

Filipina skateboarder Margie Didal recently left the country and flew to the United States to join a pair of Tokyo Olympics qualifying competitions starting with the Iowa Dew Tour slated May 7 to 23 in Des Moines......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 26th, 2021

Didal s Olympic push gets boost as Cebu training facility opens

Amid the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Didal and her team have had trouble finding venues for her to tune her skills as the quadrennial games loom......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 23rd, 2021