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Nievarez books semis slot in Olympic rowing qualifier

Cris Nievarez topped the men’s singles sculls repechage of the 2021 Asia Oceania Continental Qualification Regatta in Tokyo, Japan Thursday to remain the Philippines’ one last hope of ending a two-decade Olympic drought in rowing......»»

Category: sportsSource: philstar philstarMay 6th, 2021

PH Olympic rowing bet Nievarez gets boost

TOKYO Olympics-bound rower Cris Nievarez received cash incentives from Quezon City’s 4th District Representative Angelina “Helen” Tan and GP Partylist Representative Jose Gay “GP” Padiernos on Monday at the Philippine Rowing Association Headquarters in La Mesa Dam, Quezon City......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 25th, 2021

Nievarez’ Olympic stint draws support

A senior administration congresswoman yesterday vowed to extend all the help her provincemate Cris Nievarez who will represent the Philippine rowing team in the upcoming Olympics needs as he competes in Tokyo in July......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 25th, 2021

Lucky Nine: Taekwondo jin Barbosa books Tokyo Olympic slot

We remain resilient and focused on the things that we want The post Lucky Nine: Taekwondo jin Barbosa books Tokyo Olympic slot appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2021

Barbosa saves day for Pinoy jins, books Tokyo slot

Kurt Barbosa became the ninth Filipino in the Tokyo Olympics after beating hometown bet Zaid Al-Halawani, 50-49, in the semifinals of the men’s -58kg class of the Asian Olympic Qualifying Tournament at the Kempinski Hotel in Amman, Jordan. Down 44-49 in the third round with 12 seconds left, Barbosa scored six straight points with three […] The post Barbosa saves day for Pinoy jins, books Tokyo slot appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMay 22nd, 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

Nievarez bound for Tokyo

Chris Nievarez and the rest of the Philippine rowing team arrived in the country last Sunday from what they had thought was a failed campaign in the 2021 Asia Oceania Continental Olympic Qualification Regatta in Tokyo, Japan......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 11th, 2021

Rower Chris Nievarez gets surprise Tokyo Olympic slot

The 21-year-old Southeast Asian Games gold medalist has received a slot in the Tokyo Games in July......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 10th, 2021

Coo shoots for Olympic BMX qualification in Colombia

Patrick Coo tries to become the youngest member of Team Philippines when he vies for a slot to Tokyo in the International Cycling Union World Cup Round 4 Olympic qualifier in Bogota on May 30......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated 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

Marcial to train 60 days in LA

Tokyo Olympic middleweight boxing qualifier Eumir Marcial can fly to the US anytime but his departure from Manila will depend on when Al Haymon of Premier Boxing Champions books a fight for his pro debut......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 26th, 2020

Three more to hit 20

Archery, windsurfing and karate are in the wait list of sports that may provide at least one qualifier each to bring the Philippine delegation to 20 athletes in the Tokyo Olympics but at the moment, the cast of 17, including seven virtual shoo-ins awaiting confirmation, is in the record books as the largest contingent in nearly 20 years......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 12th, 2021

Pagunsan assured of Olympic slot, too

Juvic Pagunsan is assured of a slot in the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 12th, 2021

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:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 11th, 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 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

PH karatedo team ready for war at Olympic Qualifier in Paris

By WAYLON GALVEZ After months of preparation in various camps abroad, the Philippine karatedo team expressed readiness to slug it out against the world’s finest in the Olympic Qualifying Tournament (OQT) set June 11 to 14 in Paris, France. Six members of the team, including Southeast Asian (SEA) Games gold medalist Jamie Lim, trained rigorously […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2021

Colorado Springs training for Marcial

The Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines has succeeded in its efforts to bring Olympic middleweight qualifier Eumir Felix Marcial to the United States Olympic Boxing Training Center in Colorado Springs for the last stage of his preparations for Tokyo......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 29th, 2021

Colorado Springs training for Tokyo Games-bound Marcial

The Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) has succeeded in its efforts to bring Olympic middleweight qualifier Eumir Felix Marcial to the United States Olympic Boxing Training Center in Colorado Springs for the last stage of his preparations for the Tokyo Games. Marcial was supposed to fly directly to Thailand after the ongoing […].....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 28th, 2021