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Philippine boxing team finds luck in draw

Nesthy Petecio will be featured in the kickoff bout in the Tokyo Olympics boxing competition tomorrow, tangling with Congo’s Marcelat Sakobi Matshu at 11 a.m. (10 a.m. in Manila) at the Kokugikan Arena......»»

Category: sportsSource: philstar philstarJul 22nd, 2021

Philippine boxing team optimistic in Tokyo Olympics after draw

Nesthy Petecio will be featured in the kickoff bout in the Tokyo Olympics boxing competition Saturday, tangling with Congo’s Marcelat Sakobi Matshu at 11 a.m. (10 a.m. in Manila) at the Kokugikan Arena......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2021

How the Philippine boxing team KO d pressure in Tokyo Olympics

Hear from the team's sports psychologist Marcus Manalo on how "mindfulness" to led the team to a three-medal haul in Tokyo......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 18th, 2021

Athletes are people first : Sports psychologist reminds fans, officials

Marcus Manalo, sports psychologist for the Philippine boxing team wants to give reminders to those outside of the athletes' circles — like fans, and even sports officials — to not get carried away and bring unnecessary pressure and unpleasant emotions to our national athletes......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 17th, 2021

The man called Sugar

In boxing circles, coach Ting Ariosa is called Sugar. Not because he resembles Ray Leonard or Ray Robinson in any way. It’s more a term of endearment for a man who once coached the Philippine boxing team at the 1984 Olympics and has been involved in the fight game since his college days......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 16th, 2021

No stopping Nesthy Petecio until she wins Olympic gold

Falling only a hairline short of winning the elusive gold medal for the Philippine boxing team in the recently concluded Games, the 29-year-old Petecio is going to try and try again......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 11th, 2021

Abnett credits team for surge

Don Abnett wouldn’t take any credit for the Philippine boxing team’s three-medal finish at the Olympics here and instead, applauded the efforts of the entire delegation in delivering a performance of the ages......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 8th, 2021

Paalam seeks PH& rsquo;s 1st boxing gold in Olympics

Tokyo---Carlo Paalam, the youngest and least-experienced member of the vaunted Philippine boxing team in the Summer Olympic Games, is one win away from the country’s first gold medal in the sport......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 8th, 2021

Nesthy Petecio named flag bearer for Tokyo Olympics closing ceremonies

Petecio, who won silver in the women's featherweight division, will be joined by her three teammates in the Philippine boxing team: Irish Magno, fellow silver medalist Carlo Paalam, and bronze medalist Eumir Marcial......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 7th, 2021

Paalam comes up short vs English foe, finishes with Olympic silver

The search for the Philippine boxing team's first Olympic gold thus continues......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 7th, 2021

Marcial fulfills lifelong dream of father/coach

Tokyo—Eumir Marcial fulfilled the lifelong dream of his father after scoring the Philippine boxing team’s most impressive win by far in the Summer Olympic Games—a knockout victory that may have easily installed the Filipino middleweight as a favorite for the gold......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Boxing legend pays tribute to Pinoys

Two-time Olympic gold medalist and regular WBA bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux of Cuba recently paid tribute to Filipinos as “some of the toughest fighters in boxing” with the Tokyo Summer Games showcasing the Philippine team’s high level of competition......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Magno& rsquo;s journey not yet finished

Tokyo—Irish Magno may have become the first casualty of the Philippine boxing team after bowing to a crafty Thailand foe in Jutamas Jitpong in the women’s 48-51kg division of the Summer Olympic Games’ boxing competitions at the Kokugikan Arena here on Thursday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

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:  philstarRelated NewsJul 24th, 2021

Marcial pumped up for Dubai

Filipino middleweight Eumir Marcial competes in the Asian Championships in Dubai looking to impress and live up to his lofty billing as a Tokyo Olympics gold medal favorite. After three weeks in his hometown of Zamboanga City, Marcial leads a Philippine team to Dubai armed with a stint at Freddie Roach’s Wild Card Boxing Club […] The post Marcial pumped up for Dubai appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMay 21st, 2021

Petecio opens Olympic drive

AIBA world featherweight champion Nesthy Petecio of Davao del Sur starts the ball rolling in the Philippine boxing team’s Olympic campaign by taking the first step among three other qualifiers in the Round of 32 at the Tokyo Summer Games on July 24......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Dubai: Possible destination too for national boxers

The Philippine boxing team headed by Tokyo-bound Eumir Marcial, Irish Magno, Nesthy Petecio and Carlo Paalam has yet to decide whether or not it will vie in the Asian Elite Men and Women Championships that was moved from New Delhi, India to Dubai......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 28th, 2021

Asian slugfest in India scratched

The Asian Elite Men and Women Boxing Championships, an event where the Philippine national team was supposed to participate from May 21 to 31 in New Delhi, India, has been called off due to the alarming rise of new COVID-19 cases in the host country......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 24th, 2021

Keeping our athletes strong

Jeaneth Aro is a very busy woman. She is the nutritionist of IBF world super flyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas, WBC Asia featherweight champion Mark Magsayo, Asian Tour golfer Miguel Tabuena, the Philippine taekwondo team, the Association of Boxing Alliances of the Philippines, TNT Tropang Giga, and Olympic silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 23rd, 2021

Marcial joins ABAP camp

Olympic middleweight qualifier Eumir Marcial is scheduled to arrive in Manila on a Philippine Airlines flight from Los Angeles early this morning and will proceed to Zamboanga City to visit his ailing father Eulalio before rejoining the Philippine boxing team to leave for training camp in New Delhi on May 7......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Surfers chase Olympic dream

The Philippine team of six surfers is vying for one Olympic ticket for men and another for women in the final qualifying event for Asia at the World Surfing Games in El Salvador on May 29-June 6 with the probability of advancing hinged on the luck of the wave......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 17th, 2021