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Mikee’s shining Olympic achievement

I met Mikee Cojuangco in 1991 when she was only 17 years old. I was working as the ad and promo manager of Gift Gate. Virgie Ramos (VSR) owned Gift Gate back then, and she was looking for a fresh new endorser to launch the famous Swiss watch brand, Swatch......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: MoviesAug 22nd, 2021Related News

PH Paralympic athlete positive for COVID-19

One of six Filipino athletes set to compete in the 2021 Tokyo Paralympic Games has tested positive for COVID-19, along with an unspecified  number of officials and coaches......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsAug 22nd, 2021Related News

Romero gives incentives to Olympic boxing medalists

House Deputy Speaker Mikee Romero (1-Pacman Partylist) on Saturday delivered his promise to the Tokyo Olympics boxing medalists, while making an appeal to one of them......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsAug 22nd, 2021Related News

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......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsAug 22nd, 2021Related News

Martinez recovering from on-and-off injuries , says Skating Union

It is no secret that Martinez has been training and gearing up for a possible third stint at the Winter Olympics with a comeback bid after missing out on international competitions since the 2018 Winter Games......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsAug 21st, 2021Related News

Olympic boxing medalists receive cash incentives from Mikee Romero

In a turnover ceremony Saturday, Romero handed out Php 5 million in total to the three boxers......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsAug 21st, 2021Related News

Arroyo shows class in US juniors series

Rising junior golfer Monique Arroyo ruled the FCG National Tour Series last July 12 – two weeks before the historic Olympic gold feat of Hidilyn Diaz – at the Lomas Santa Fe in California.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsAug 20th, 2021Related News

PBA eyes September play restart

The PBA is on the cusp of resuming play in Pampanga, and teams are raring to pack their bags right away for a Northern trip after weeks of hiatus since the momentary suspension of games in Metro Manila......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsAug 20th, 2021Related News

Hidilyn& rsquo;s coach speaks: We& rsquo;ve only just begun

Being both a coach and boyfriend to Hidilyn Diaz, Julius Irvin Naranjo rarely speaks his mind about the future plans of the Olympic weightlifting gold medalist about her sporting career......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsAug 20th, 2021Related News

Beyond the hardcourt

Filipino basketball wunderkind Kai Sotto understands the importance of giving back to the local sports community if it wants to have a chance at international success. That’s why he began the Kaiju Global Academy, his very own training and developmental facility located in Hamilton, Ohio in the USA.  .....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: MoviesAug 20th, 2021Related News

‘Back PH para athletes’

Caloocan Congressman Along Malapitan calls for support for Filipino Paralympic athletes as the opening of 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games nears. According to Malapitan, who personally visited the training of Para Taekwondo jin Allain Ganapin to extend financial support for his trip to Japan, the Philippines’ bets in the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games need the […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsAug 20th, 2021Related News

Paralympic flame arrives in Tokyo as virus surges days before opening

The Paralympic flame arrived in Tokyo on Friday as virus cases hit fresh records nationwide just four days before the Games begin. Japan’s daily infections topped 25,000 for the first time on Thursday, with the number of severe cases also higher than ever as the nation battles a fifth wave driven by the more contagious […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsAug 20th, 2021Related News

Olympic champion Korda shares lead, Saso in joint-4th in British Open

Firing off three birdies and an eagle against one bogey in the 72-par course, Saso finished with a 68 to open her bid for a second LPGA major title......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsAug 20th, 2021Related News

Pacquiao life story immortalized in mobile video game

The video game, spearheaded and written by the late prominent Filipino boxing analyst, Mike Ochosa for Partners Ranida Games and OMG Inc., and with the approval of Pacquiao himself, is a beat-‘em-up sports-adventure game......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsAug 20th, 2021Related News

Jalen Green named to Mythical Second Team in NBA Summer League

Green, the No. 2 overall pick, played only three games but lit it up for the Rockets with solid averages of 20.3 points, 4.3 rebounds and 2.0 assists in only 24 minutes of play......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsAug 19th, 2021Related News

Olympic heroes to receive government incentives in Malacañang

Tokyo Olympic heroes Hidilyn Diaz, Nesthy Petecio, Carlo Paalam and Eumir Marcial, all military athletes, report to their Commander in Chief – President Duterte – in a courtesy call in Malacañang Monday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsAug 19th, 2021Related News

Roel Velasco gets his own Chooks branch, too

Chooks-to-Go honored another Olympic medalist by giving him a business he can call his own......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsAug 19th, 2021Related News

Duterte awards incentives to Tokyo heroes on Monday

The country’s first Olympic gold medalist, Hidilyn Diaz, along with silver medalists Carlo Paalam and Nesthy Petecio and bronze medalist Eumir Marcial, all military athletes will be reporting to their Commander in Chief on August 23 as President Rodrigo Duterte receives them in a courtesy call in Malacañang......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsAug 19th, 2021Related News

Davao COCOLIFE Tigers join FILBASKET

The Davao Occidental COCOLIFE Tigers will see action in another cage war zone, the newly established Filipino Basketball League (FILBASKET)......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsAug 19th, 2021Related News

Arroyo wins FCG National Tour Series in California

Rising junior golfer Monique Arroyo continued to make a name on the greens as she ruled the FCG National Tour Series at the Lomas Santa Fe in California last July 12—two weeks before the historic Olympic gold medal of weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsAug 19th, 2021Related News