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Magno ends Olympic bid, loses to Thai foe
by Luisa Morales - July 29, 2021 - 12:44pm
Four judges scored the bout in favor of Jitpong, 30-27, while another had it 29-28.
Marcial pulls off rousing Olympic debut with stoppage win over Algerian foe
by Luisa Morales - July 29, 2021 - 11:07am
The last of the Filipino boxers to debut in Tokyo, Marcial took a first-round victory over Algeria's Younes Nemouchi in the Men's Middleweight Round of 16.
Wolves' Towns latest Pacquiao visitor at Wild Card Gym
by Luisa Morales - July 29, 2021 - 10:06am
Stars continue to descend upon the Wild Card Gym in Hollywood to catch a glimpse of eight-division boxing champion Sen. Manny Pacquiao during his training.
Remember when Olympian Margielyn Didal called for local skateparks?
by Luisa Morales - July 29, 2021 - 9:28am
During the 2019 Southeast Asian Games, where she won two gold medals, Didal urged the Philippine sports community to have a sense of urgency and build infrastructure to further improve their skills.
Jalen Green 'happy' to represent the Philippines as NBA draft looms
by Luisa Morales - July 29, 2021 - 9:14am
Jalen Green may have been born and raised in the US, but Filipino blood runs through his veins and he is nothing but proud of it.
Hidilyn's heir Ando sets new personal bests despite missing Olympic podium
by Luisa Morales - July 27, 2021 - 8:37pm
Ando finished seventh in a pool of 10 lifters who, at presstime, were led by Italy's Giorgia Bordignon with 230kg.
Remedy Rule enters semifinals of 200-meter Olympic butterfly
by Luisa Morales - July 27, 2021 - 6:52pm
In Heat 3, Rule finished last. It doesn't matter though, as things will be reset by the semifinal set Wednesday.
Not done yet: Hidilyn Diaz shifts focus to SEA Games, World Championships
by Luisa Morales - July 27, 2021 - 12:34pm
There seems to be no rest for the weary after weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz won a historic gold in the Women's 55kg weightlifting event on Monday.
'Lift of Faith': How Hidilyn Diaz bore the hopes of an entire nation
by Luisa Morales - July 27, 2021 - 11:16am
More than another line in Diaz's already impressive list of career accolades, it was a feat that will forever be remembered.
Gilas falls to Egypt in Jordan tiff opener
by Luisa Morales - July 26, 2021 - 11:42pm
A dismal showing from beyond the arc where they only shot four of 27 attempts — just 14% — doomed the Nationals.
Hidilyn Diaz after Olympic golden feat: 'Thank you so much for believing in me'
by Luisa Morales - July 26, 2021 - 10:18pm
Though a thousand miles away from the country, Diaz could feel the support radiating from the nation that put so much trust in her.
Hidilyn Diaz finally captures elusive Olympic gold for Philippines
by Luisa Morales - July 26, 2021 - 8:45pm
Hidilyn Diaz ruled the Women's 55kg event after setting an Olympic record of 224kg.
Petecio escapes World No. 1, reaches Olympics quarterfinal
by Luisa Morales - July 26, 2021 - 1:00pm
Petecio eked out a 3-2 split decision win over the taller and longer Yu-Ting to book a spot in the quarterfinals.
Didal kisses podium bid goodbye as 13-year-olds rule Olympic skateboarding
by Luisa Morales - July 26, 2021 - 12:38pm
Didal ended up just seventh among eight skaters with a final score of 7.52. Curiously, World No. 3 Aori Nishimura ended dead last with the score 6.92.
Paalam outhustles Irish foe as Filipino pugs go 3-0 in Olympics
by Luisa Morales - July 26, 2021 - 11:29am
The final scores were two 30-29s and two 29-28s in favor of Paalam while Irvine got one judge picking him, 29-28.
Didal enters Women's Street Final in Olympic skateboarding debut
by Luisa Morales - July 26, 2021 - 10:50am
With an impressive run that saw her finish with a score of 12.02, Didal hung on to the seventh spot out of 20 skaters to book her place in the medal round at 11:25am, Manila time later today.
Yulo's Japanese coach takes blame for botched floor exercise campaign
by Luisa Morales - July 26, 2021 - 7:49am
The reigning world champion couldn't crack into the Top 8, despite it being his pet event, and finished only 44th with a score of 13.566.
Philippine women's football gets big boost with new association
by Luisa Morales - July 25, 2021 - 2:27pm
The growth and development of women's football in the Philippines just got a shot in the arm with the Philippine Women's Football Association (PWFA).
Golfers Saso, Pagunsan arrive in Tokyo for Olympics
by Luisa Morales - July 25, 2021 - 12:02pm
The men's competition begins Thursday, July 29, while the women's competition tees off on August 4.
Rower Nievarez out of Olympic medal contention
by Luisa Morales - July 25, 2021 - 11:32am
Nievarez, who earned an outright berth to the quarterfinals after finishing third in his heat last Friday, clocked 7:50.57 for fifth place. He was a good 34 seconds off of third placer Mindaugas Griskonis of Li...
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