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Tokyo Paralympics to open under shadow of pandemic

The Tokyo Paralympics open Tuesday after a year-long pandemic delay and with the virus continuing to cast a long shadow as Japan battles a record surge in cases......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsAug 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

All-time high: Philippines logs 17,231 new infections

The Philippines yesterday registered a new all-time high daily tally for new coronavirus infections at 17,231, data from the Department of Health showed......»»

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

Weightlifting may be removed from Paris & lsquo;24

Unless constitutional reforms are done from within the organization, weightlifting faces the possibility of being deleted from the calendar of events in the 2024 Paris Olympics......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsAug 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

Celestino, Frank named Philippine bets in Winter Olympics qualifier

The Philippine Skating Union has named the country's representatives to the Nebelhorn Trophy — the last qualifying tournament for figure skating in the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics......»»

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

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......»»

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

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

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

Diaz receives housing incentive; boxers& rsquo; units completed by X& rsquo;mas

Tokyo Olympics gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz is ready to move in to her brand new house-and-lot, while fellow Olympic medalists Nesthy Petecio, Carlo Paalam and Eumir Felix Marcial will be spending Christmas this year as neighbors......»»

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

Guion ready for heavier lifts at Tokyo Paralympics

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

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

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......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsAug 18th, 2021Related News

Tagaytay house and lots for Olympic medalists begin construction

Diaz, Petecio, Paalam and Marcial were shown the houses and lots in Tagaytay City as rewards for bringing home the country’s first Olympic gold medal the Tokyo Games apart from a couple of silver and a bronze......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsAug 18th, 2021Related News

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......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsAug 18th, 2021Related News

Triathlete& rsquo;s burnt SEAG medal back to old luster

A year after his silver medal in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games was damaged by fire that razed his family’s home to the ground, triathlete Andrew Kim Remolino can now smile again following the restoration of his medallion......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsAug 18th, 2021Related News