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PINAY ATHLETES GET TRIBUTE FROM HOUSE LADY SOLONS

The House Committee on Women and Gender Equality paid tribute to Filipina athletes — weightlifting gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz, featherweight boxing silver medallist Nesthy Petacio and street skateboarder Margielyn Didal — who made their marks in the Tokyo Olympics. The tribute was done prior to the committee’s approval of its main agenda, the substitute bill […]

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HISTORIC 2021 OLYMPIC RUN OF THE PHILIPPINES

2021 will forever be marked in Philippine history as a year of pride and glory in the Olympics. Thanks to the hardworking and highly motivated Pinoy athletes who are still giving us reasons to celebrate despite our country’s challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics has been a source of good […]

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MAKE HIDILYN DIAZ COMMISSIONED OFFICER – LACSON

For bringing honor and inspiration to her country and people, Philippine Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz deserves to be commissioned as an officer of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP). On this note, Senator Panfilo Lacson suggested to the Philippine Air Force (PAF) leadership that Diaz, a PAF sergeant, be given such a commission, […]

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HOUSE EYES P10M AWARD FOR HIDILYN DIAZ – ROMERO

Speaker Lord Allan Velasco has initiated a “pass the hat” drive among members of the House of Representatives to raise P5 million to P10 million in cash incentives for champion weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz and other medalists in the 2021 Tokyo Summer Olympics.This was revealed by Deputy Speaker and 1-PACMAN Representative Mikee Romero when he guested […]

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#TIL: PHILIPPINE SPORTS

#TIL – Sports, an ever-present aspect of our culture, has been a consistent source of pride and nationalism. It’s always a source of inspiration to young and aspiring athletes and even non-athletes. Filipino athletes will again have another shot to make our country proud again. Nineteen of the country’s best athletes will be gunning to […]

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CARLOS YULO POSITIONED TO END PH OLYMPIC GOLD DROUGHT

Muhammad Ali said, “Champions aren’t made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them – a desire, a dream, a vision.” This is especially true in the case of Carlos Yulo – the first Filipino and Southeast Asian world champion Gymnast. 2019 was a big and monumental year for the Gymnastics […]

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POC: TOKYO-BOUND PINOY ATHLETES ABROAD TO GET VAX

The country’s Tokyo Olympics-bound athletes who are training abroad will get their COVID-19 vaccines in their host countries, Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) President Representative Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino said. Tolentino said Malaysia assured that weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz and her team will get their second dose of the vaccine, while Japanese sports officials guaranteed the inoculation of […]

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KOUAME IS AN ASSET TO PH BASKETBALL – ANGARA

Senator Sonny Angara sees the addition of Ange Kouame to the Gilas Pilipinas national basketball team as a boost to the Philippines’ chances in qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics. Angara, the chairman of the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP), is the principal author of Senate Bill 1892 granting Philippine citizenship to Kouame through naturalization, which […]