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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

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

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

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

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

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

Marcial still committed to national team, but eyes pro fight soon

Fresh from his bronze medal in the Tokyo Olympics, Marcial hopes to continue representing Team Philippines, but is also looking to move forward in his professional career......»»

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

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......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsAug 18th, 2021Related News

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......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsAug 17th, 2021Related News

Serrantes, Seoul Olympics bronze medalist, gets monthly allowance from Chooks to Go

Chooks-to-Go continues to honor the sports heroes of the past, this time, the recipient is Seoul Olympics medalist Leopoldo Serrantes. Serantes, who won bronze in the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, will receive P100,000 per month for life for his service to the country. It’s a much-needed help for the 59-year-old native of Bicol as […].....»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsAug 17th, 2021Related News

Olympic spirit

Coming from what is, without a doubt, our nation’s best ever performance at the Olympics, it is easy to lose ourselves in feelings of pride and gratitude......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 17th, 2021Related News

The man called Sugar

In boxing circles, coach Ting Ariosa is called Sugar. Not because he resembles Ray Leonard or Ray Robinson in any way. It’s more a term of endearment for a man who once coached the Philippine boxing team at the 1984 Olympics and has been involved in the fight game since his college days......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsAug 16th, 2021Related News

Pacquiao ready to rumble

From inside the master bedroom of his $2 million home here, Manny Pacquiao expressed his readiness to face a Cuban opponent who once won a medal in the Olympics......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsAug 16th, 2021Related News

Take a bow, PH Olympians

Take a bow, 2020 Olympians! All 16 of you. You deserve the country’s accolade and thanks for bringing honor to our benighted land. In the midst of the pandemic and the high profile infighting within the Philippine Olympic Committee in the middle of our preparations, you managed to bring honor to our people hauling one gold (our first ever after 97 years of participation), two silvers (also a first) and one bronze, for a grand total of four much deserved medals. This is equal to our output in the 1928 Olympics but decidedly brighter with the gold and two silvers. In 1928, we got one silver and three bronzes......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsAug 16th, 2021Related News

Building on success

A noted Filipina sport psychologist based in the US says it is imperative to build on the success in the Tokyo Olympics for even greater feats in Paris in 2024......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsAug 15th, 2021Related News

Velasco gifted a Chooks-to-Go branch

CHOOKS-to-Go has given 1996 Summer Olympics silver medalist Mansueto “Onyok” Velasco Jr. a branch for his service to the country......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsAug 15th, 2021Related News

Onyok Velasco gets own Chooks-to-Go store for service to the country

Onyok Velasco has been given his own business venture, a good 25 years after winning the silver medal in the 1996 Summer Olympics......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsAug 15th, 2021Related News

Onyok Velasco believes Philippines can claim boxing gold in next Olympics

Falling short of the gold himself in Atlanta 25 years ago, Velasco is taking the multi-medal haul in Tokyo as a sign of good things to come, and that the gold for Filipino boxers will come sooner rather than later......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsAug 15th, 2021Related News

Denied of his full incentives after winning silver in Atlanta, Onyok Velasco receives livelihood showcase from Chooks-to-Go

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Mansueto “Onyok” Velasco, the 1996 Atlanta Olympics boxing silver medalist who recently complained about not receiving the full benefits promised to him by the government, got a surprise livelihood showcase on Friday from sports patron Ronald Mascariñas of Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas. “Nung matapos kong manalo ng silver sa Atlanta Olympics, yung hindi […] The post Denied of his full incentives after winning silver in Atlanta, Onyok Velasco receives livelihood showcase from Chooks-to-Go appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsAug 14th, 2021Related News