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PSC thanks athletes, supporters for most productive Olympics ever

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As the Philippines closes its historic Tokyo Olympics campaign with four medals, the most in recent memory, the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) released a statement of gratitude. All-in-all, the Philippines bagged its first gold medal in the Olympics courtesy of weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz, two silver medals from boxers Nesthy Petecio and […] The post PSC thanks athletes, supporters for most productive Olympics ever appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerAug 7th, 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

PSC playbook good for 4 Olympic cycles

The playbook being prepared by the Philippine Sports Commission on the future of the 19 Filipino athletes in the Tokyo Olympics can be used for the next two decades or four Olympiads......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 18th, 2021

Boxing legend Pacquiao almost joined the Olympics

Still high on the four Olympic medals won by Filipino athletes—weightlifting gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz, and boxers Nesthy Petecio and Carlo Paalam (both silver) and Carlo Paalam (bronze)—sports fans are excited for the next big event: Manny Pacquiao vs. Yordenis Ugas on 21 August. But did you know that the Pambansang Kamao could have been […] The post Boxing legend Pacquiao almost joined the Olympics appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 11th, 2021

Sangiao salutes PH Olympians, calls for continuous support for athletes

Legendary Team Lakay coach Mark Sangiao is one with the nation in expressing his glee for the superb showing Team Philippines had in the recently concluded 2020 Tokyo Olympics......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 10th, 2021

Investments in sports paid off& mdash;Palace

The Duterte administration’s “huge investment” on Filipino athletes has gained for the Philippines its best performance in nearly a century at the Olympics, Malacanang said Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 9th, 2021

Olympic medalists to get Order of Lapu-Lapu, additional cash

President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday announced he will confer the Order of Lapu-Lapu on athletes who won the Philippines medals in the Tokyo Olympics......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 9th, 2021

Where Hidilyn Diaz and Nesthy Petecio draw mental toughness and inspiration

Just for holding it out on the world stage, whether or not they clinch a medal, our dearest national athletes at the Olympics already deserve our respect......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 9th, 2021

Following strong Olympics finish, support for Filipino athletes sought

"Many of these athletes have also experienced financial constraints brought by the lack of sufficient support from the public and private sectors, which made their training even harder." The post Following strong Olympics finish, support for Filipino athletes sought appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsAug 8th, 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

Pinay power pop

We witnessed a watershed week for empowering women in the Philippines. Thanks to athletes Hidilyn Diaz and Nesthy Petecio who personified their gender’s resiliency by shining bright in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 5th, 2021

Palace congratulates Petecio, Obiena and Paalam

Malacañang Saturday praised Filipino athletes for their achievements in their respective sporting events at the Tokyo Olympics and urged them to win gold for the Philippines......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

What do Mexicans miss to compete in the Olympics?

although Olympic Games It started several days ago, some Mexican athletes did not participate in the sporting event, so they are preparing in the Olympic.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Hidilyn Diaz gets additional P5M from government for golden Olympic feat

For breaking two Olympic records, Tokyo Olympics gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz will receive an extra P5 million from the government via the Expanded Athletes Incentives Act or Republic Act (RA) 10799......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Hidilyn Diaz back in Manila after making history in Tokyo

Olympic weightlifting gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz and fellow athletes who had ended their bid at the Tokyo Olympics have returned home......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 28th, 2021

Cash windfall for Olympians, Paralympians

On the day of the opening of the Summer Olympic Games, Malacañang Palace announced that President Rodrigo Duterte has approved an additional P100,000 allowance to all 19 Tokyo Olympians and 6 Paralympians “as token and to celebrate the achievement of the athletes qualified for the Olympics and Paralympics.”.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 24th, 2021

Duterte raises athletes’ allowance by P100K

President Duterte yesterday gifted each one of 19 Filipinos competing in the Tokyo Olympics an additional allowance of P100,000......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2021

Marcial favored to strike gold

The Associated Press has predicted that three Philippine athletes will land a podium finish in the Tokyo Olympics with middleweight boxer Eumir Marcial the only gold medalist. Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz and featherweight boxer Nesthy Petecio were picked to bag a bronze each. Missing in the forecast were gymnast Caloy Yulo, golfers Yuka Saso and Bianca Pagdanganan, pole vaulter EJ Obiena and skateboarder Margie Didal......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2021

Factors to consider

The Olympics have officially begun, and a few of our 19 athletes in Tokyo have experienced problems upon their arrival. Though all things may be considered equal at this level, this is actually a double-edged sword. There are still a handful of factors that may decide whether or not the country gets its coveted gold medal......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated 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

3 PH athletes picked by wire services to win Olympic medals

By JONAS TERRADO Two of the world’s top wire services have listed weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz and boxers Eumir Marcial and Nesthy Petecio as among the athletes to watch in the Tokyo Olympics which officially starts today. Diaz was listed as among the five weightlifters to watch by the AFP while the Associated Press is projecting […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2021