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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: philstar philstarAug 17th, 2021

Busy Para sked next year

Philippine Paralympic Committee president Mike Barredo said yesterday the cancellation of the 10th ASEAN Para Games this year is a temporary setback in line with the government’s healthy and safety measures but he expects a resurgence in 2021 with a busy schedule highlighted by the Tokyo Paralympics on Aug. 24-Sept. 5......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 8th, 2020

Philippine Paralympic team hit by COVID-19

The Philippine team to the Tokyo Paralympics has suffered a blow even before the start of the Games, with a number of delegation members, including a para-athlete, testing positive for COVID-19......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

PH Paralympians are ready and fully motivated

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Members of the Philippine Paralympic team are drawing inspiration from the historic showing of Team Philippine when they compete in the Tokyo Paralympics from Aug. 24 to Sept. 5. Francis Diaz, the country’s chief of mission to the Paralympics, said they’re not pressured to deliver the same amount of success that the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsAug 17th, 2021

Who will stay for closing rites?

The cast of the Philippine delegation participating in the opening parade of the Tokyo Olympics on July 23 is set but POC president Rep. Bambol Tolentino said yesterday it’s still not sure who will join the closing ceremonies at the Olympic Stadium on Aug. 8 as no advice has yet been received on protocols from the Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 9th, 2021

Flagbearer protocols awaited

POC president Rep. Bambol Tolentino and chef de mission Nonong Araneta are still in the dark as to the protocols of the Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games related to flagbearers in the opening ceremony of the Summer Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 23......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 4th, 2021

Philippines has 4 Paralympic bets

The Philippine team will have at least four athletes competing in the Tokyo Paralympics set from August 24 to September 5......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

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

Guion ready for heavier lifts at Tokyo Paralympics

Achelle Guion is ready for the lift of her life in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021

Duterte to attend virtual send-off of PH Paralympians tomorrow

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The six Filipino para-athletes who will carry the country’s flag in the Tokyo Paralympics will be feted with a virtual send-off ceremony tomorrow, August 19 by the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC). The country’s representatives are wheelchair athlete Jerrold Mangliwan, para discus thrower Jeanette Aceveda, swimmers Ernie Gawilan and Gary Bejino, Achelle […] The post Duterte to attend virtual send-off of PH Paralympians tomorrow appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 18th, 2021

Forum tackles weightlifting, Paralympics

Members of the Philippine delegation to the Tokyo Paralympics and the top man of the National Sports Association that produced the country’s first ever Olympic gold make up the two-part session of the Philippine Sportswriters Association Forum online version this Tuesday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 17th, 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

Non-medalists in Tokyo get P.5M each in incentives

Tokyo—Not one of the 19 Filipino athletes, who competed in the pandemic Tokyo Olympics will be left behind, according to Philippine Olympic Committee  president Rep. Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 5th, 2021

Tolentino expects Team PH to do well in SEA and Asian Games

By WAYLON GALVEZ Already assured of its best showing in the ongoing Tokyo Games, Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) President and Tagaytay Representative Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino is confident the country will also perform well in next year’s Southeast Asian Games and Asian Games. On the strength of Hidiyn Diaz’s gold medal win in weightlifting plus the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsAug 4th, 2021

Olympians, paralympians given P100K boost

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte provided a much-needed morale booster for the Filipino Olympians and Paralympians that will be vying in the Tokyo Summer Olympics and Paralympics after adding P100,000 to their games allowance. Malacañang Palace announced that President Duterte has approved an additional P100,000 games allowance to all 19 Tokyo Olympians and […] The post Olympians, paralympians given P100K boost appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2021

Duterte adds P100K on Olympian’s games allowance

While the whole world prepares for the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony, Malacañang Palace announced that President Rodrigo Duterte has approved an additional P100,000 games allowance to all 19 Tokyo Olympians “as a token and to celebrate the achievement” of the athletes qualified for the Olympics and Paralympics. Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Chairman Butch Ramirez is […] The post Duterte adds P100K on Olympian’s games allowance appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2021

Expect a high-tech Olympic opening ceremony

TOKYO— Philippine Olympic Committee president Rep. Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino said on Thursday that he expects the hosts to present a one-of-a-kind opening ceremony for the Summer Olympic Games here......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2021

LOOK: Tolentino’s Yeezys features PH design handpainted by daughter Athena

TOKYO—A pair of Yeezy 350 V2s will fetch a hefty sum in itself. If the Philippines wins gold in the Tokyo Olympics, however, this particular black pair might just cost a tad bit more. Philippine Olympic Committee president Rep. Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino has been sporting a pair of Yeezys here, one handprinted by his daughter, […] The post LOOK: Tolentino’s Yeezys features PH design handpainted by daughter Athena appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2021

Philippine coach out of Tokyo Olympics after positive COVID-19 test

A coach of Team Philippines will be sent home following back-and-forth false positive and negative tests for COVID-19, Philippine Olympic Committee president Rep. Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino revealed......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2021

PH Olympic team official tests positive for COVID-19

By CARLO ANOLIN A fully vaccinated Philippine team official to the Tokyo Olympics tested positive for COVID-19 a week before the opening kicks off.Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) President Abraham Tolentino bared the development yesterday on ONE PH’s The Chasedown show.“Unfortunately, ang bilin ko rin bawasan ‘yong paglabas, may nag-positive sa tin sa Manila na isa,” […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJul 17th, 2021

Pole vaulter Obiena, judo s Watanabe named Olympic flagbearers

EJ Obiena of pole vault and judoka Kiyomi Watanabe will be carrying the Philippine flag during the opening ceremony of the 2021 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan later this month......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 8th, 2021