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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: philstar philstarAug 22nd, 2021

Members of Philippine Paralympic delegation positive for COVID-19

In a statement released Sunday, the PPC said that "some officials, coaches, and a para-athlete" from the Philippine delegation caught the malady and are now in isolation......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 22nd, 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

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

A worker shares woes as Cavite returns to stricter lockdown

On August 5, the Philippine government’s pandemic response team put the province of Cavite under MECQ from Aug. 6 to 15. This is part of the supposed efforts of the national government to curb the spread of the dreaded COVID-19, particularly its more transmissible and deadlier Delta variant. The post A worker shares woes as Cavite returns to stricter lockdown appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsAug 8th, 2021

Pinoy coach enters COVID-19 protocols

A coach from 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 during a mini conference here Thursday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated 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

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

Virus disrupts PH Azkals& rsquo; plans

Reports of COVID-19 infections from the Philippine Azkals national men’s football team, along with the Syrian and Maldives squad, have forced the Chinese Football Association to call off the games of the 2022 Qatar Fifa World Cup and AFC Asian Cup 2023 joint-qualifier in Suzhou, China......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2021

Vaccination of Philippine athletes in high gear

National team members not seeing action in the Tokyo Olympics in July and the Hanoi Southeast Asian Games in November are eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccines, too......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 1st, 2021

Philippine bobsled team on COVID-19 frontline duty, Winter Olympic dream

From the deep blue seas to the frozen Great White North to COVID-19 frontline duty......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 31st, 2021

IATF OKs early vaccination of PH athletes for Tokyo Games, SEAG

By Waylon Galvez The government has granted the request of the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) for national team athletes to get their vaccine shots against the coronavirus (COVID-19) due to two important events – the Tokyo Games this July and the Vietnam Games late this year. This came after the Inter-Agency Task Force elevated the […].....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 21st, 2021

Philippine archers cancel Chinese Taipei training

The Philippine archery team seeking Tokyo Olympics qualification is no longer holding a training camp in Chinese Taipei due to the recent spike of COVID-19 cases there......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 19th, 2021

Taipei buildup scratched

The Philippine archery team seeking Tokyo Olympics qualification is no longer holding a training camp in Chinese Taipei due to the spike of COVID-19 cases......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 19th, 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

Vaccination key to start of PBA& rsquo;s 46th season

The opening of the 46th season will hinge on the availability of COVID-19 vaccines to players, coaches, team officials and other key personnel involved in the Philippine Basketball Association......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

POC to secure COVID-19 vaccines for Vietnam SEAG-bound athletes

The Philippine Olympic Committee will procure COVID-19 vaccines in its capacity as a private entity for members of Team Philippines to the Hanoi 31st Southeast Asian Games......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsApr 8th, 2021

Panlilio named COVID-19 vaccine czar for SEAG-bound athletes

Philippine Olympic Committee president Abraham Tolentino on Wednesday tasked his first vice-president Al Panlilio to head the group in charge of the vaccination of all the national team seeing action in the Hanoi Southeast Asian Games late this year......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 7th, 2021

Rising COVID-19 cases bursts Gilas Pilipinas’ bubble

MANILA, Philippines — Gilas Pilipinas’ buildup has hit another snag. The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas on Monday announced the Philippine national team pool was forced to break camp anew due to the recent surge of COVID-19 cases in the country. The SBP said the decision is also in compliance with the Philippine Sports Commission’s instructions […] The post Rising COVID-19 cases bursts Gilas Pilipinas’ bubble appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 30th, 2021

BPI, DTI team up to support SMEs

Bank of the Philippine Islands, the third-largest lender in terms of assets, teamed up with the Department of Trade and Industry to support small and medium-sized enterprises as they recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2021