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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

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

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

Gold, silver and bronze linings

These days it’s becoming increasingly difficult to find things to be happy or positive about......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceAug 17th, 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

Who is Carli Lloyd, the US team champion who announced her retirement

Carly became the bronze medalist with the United States at Tokyo 2020 (Photo: EFE / Srdjan Suki / File) Carli Lloyd announced her retirement on.....»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsAug 17th, 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

Greatest Pinay swimmer passes away

Former Asia’s swimming queen Haydee Coloso-Espino passed away Thursday in Mandurriao, Iloilo City. She was 83. The Ilongga marvel collected 10 medals in the Asian Games – starting in 1954. Of those medals, three were gold, five were silver, and two were bronze – the most by any Filipino athlete. Coloso-Espino was only 16 years […].....»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsAug 13th, 2021Related News

Gilas still at No. 31 in FIBA rankings; US remains No. 1

By JONAS TERRADO The Philippines remained at No. 31 in the latest world rankings released by FIBA following the conclusion of the Tokyo Olympics. With 322.8 points, Gilas Pilipinas also kept its hold on being the sixth-best team in Asia, behind world No. 3 and Olympic bronze medalist Australia (690.5), No. 22 Iran (43.8.3), No. […].....»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsAug 13th, 2021Related News

Flying Titans reveal Madayag suffered ACL injury in PVL run

The club verified fears on Friday that further testing did indicate that the former Ateneo Lady Eagles stalwart injured her ACL in Game 1 of the PVL's Battle for Bronze series against the Petro Gazz Angels earlier this week......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsAug 13th, 2021Related News

Angels ground Flying Titans, bag bronze

Ilocos Norte—Petro Gazz, a bit startled facing a rival with a disparate starting roster, readjusted quickly and walloped Choco Mucho, 25-20, 25-18, 25-21, to clinch third place honors in the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference at the PCV Socio Civic and Cultural Center in Bacarra here yesterday......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsAug 13th, 2021Related News

Angels overpower gassed Flying Titans to clinch bronze in PVL

The Angels, who took Game One, 25-21, 25-15, 22-25, 25-20, Wednesday, completed a two-game sweep of the Flying Titans......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsAug 12th, 2021Related News

Olympic Golf leaves its mark in Tokyo 2020

A throwaway comment by Rory McIlroy after he missed out on a bronze medal was worth its weight in gold as golf’s much talked-about acceptance in the Olympic Games was reinforced following two glorious weeks at Tokyo 2020......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsAug 12th, 2021Related News

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......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsAug 11th, 2021Related News

Team PH: Tokyo Olympics by the numbers

4 -- It’s mission accomplished for Team Philippines at the Tokyo Olympic 2020+1, churning out its best performance ever with a gold, courtesy of Hidilyn Diaz in weightlifting, two silvers from boxers Nesthy Petecio and Carlo Paalam, and a bronze medal by Eumir Marcial, also in boxing.....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsAug 9th, 2021Related News

Jaime Lozano and his coaching staff will receive a replica of the Olympic medal

Aztec coach Jaime Lozano From Mexican national team under 23He did not get the bronze medal, and neither did his coaching staff, who won the.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsAug 9th, 2021Related News

House vows Increased budget for sports

Following the Philippines’ historic medal finish in the Tokyo Olympics with one bronze, two silver and the country’s first gold in 97 years, leaders in Congress gave assurance yesterday that the budget for sports next year will increase substantially......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 8th, 2021Related News

After bronze, Marcial to aim for elusive boxing gold in Paris 2024

After falling short of the gold medal in the Games in Tokyo, Marcial said he is planning to try again in the next edition of the Olympiad in Paris......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsAug 8th, 2021Related News

Mission accomplished: Team Philippines to leave Tokyo with best Olympic bid ever

Team Philippines missed a double gold but is nonetheless breaking camp here soaring high with a great, great breakthrough highlighted by a historic first gold on top of two silvers and one bronze......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsAug 7th, 2021Related News