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: philstar philstarJul 22nd, 2021

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:  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

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

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

ABAP consultant sees gold in Tokyo

Don Abnett, the Australian consultant for the Philippine boxing team, has high hopes that one of four Filipino boxers to the Tokyo Olympics in July can win the country’s first Olympic gold......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 11th, 2021

Pinay boxers stranded at PhilSports

The return of the Philippine women’s boxing team, led by Tokyo Olympics-bound Irish Magno, to their respective provinces has been pushed back to a still undetermined date......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 7th, 2020

Para athletes hope to deliver historic performance in Tokyo

The Philippine Para team will try to accomplish in the Tokyo Paralympics what their able-bodied counterparts achieved in the Tokyo Olympics — deliver a historic performance......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021

Philippine Paralympic Committee names flagbearers for Tokyo Paralympics

Philippine Tokyo Paralympics chef-de-mission Francis Diaz said the team is inspired to perform well after the country came through with its best effort in the Tokyo Olympics where it brought home a historic gold medal thanks to Hidilyn Diaz and two silver and a bronze courtesy of Nesthy Petecio, Carlo Paalam and Eumir Marcial, respectively......»»

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

Hometowns ng 19 olympians reregaluhan Milo

MANILA, Philippines – Inanunsiyo ng Milo, ang official choco milk drink ng Philippine Olympic Team, na tatanggap ang hometowns ng 19 Philippine Olympians na lumahok sa katatapos na Tokyo 2020+1 Olympics ng Nestlé products bilang pagkilala sa kanilang ipinakitang champion energy at pagbibigay ng pinakamagandang performance ng Pilipinas sa kasaysayan ng Summer Games. Matapos makuha […] The post Hometowns ng 19 olympians reregaluhan Milo appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsAug 13th, 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

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

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

Petecio fights Italian cop, tries to assure PH of silver

Tokyo—A Rio Olympics veteran with her own dreams of glory will be standing in the way of Nesthy Petecio, who will try to assure the Philippines of a silver medal Saturday (Philippine time) in the 54-57kg boxing competition of the Summer Olympic Games at the Kokugikan Arena here......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 30th, 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

Petecio, Paalam punch way to next round

Three days into the Tokyo Olympics boxing competitions, the four-strong Team Philippines remained intact, their sights fixedly set on the ultimate prize......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 26th, 2021

PSC chief on PH team’s heartbreaking setbacks in Olympics: It happens to the best of them

CEBU CIY, Philippines—– The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) chairman William “Butch” Ramirez, who is in Tokyo, Japan, said on Sunday, July 25, that losing happens even to the best of them after the Philippine team encountered heartbreaking setbacks in the first two days of the Olympics.  Taekwondo jin Kurt Barbosa and Fil-American swimmer Remedy Rule […] The post PSC chief on PH team’s heartbreaking setbacks in Olympics: It happens to the best of them appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 25th, 2021