SEA Games: Eumir Marcial scores 1st round stoppage to cop boxing gold

Mark Giongco - Reporter / @MarkGiongcoINQ 05/22/2022

MANILA, Philippines—Eumir Marcial hardly broke a sweat on his way to another Southeast Asian Games gold medal on Sunday. The hard-hitting Marcial needed just one round to dispose of Delio Anzaqeci of Timor Leste in their men’s…

Marcial survives 3 knockdowns to stop American foe in 4th round in Las Vegas

Glendale G. Rosal 04/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Olympic bronze medalist, Eumir Marcial fought back from three knockdowns to snatch a fourth-round technical knockout victory against American Isaiah Hart in Virgin Hotels in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, April 9, 2022…

Marcial, Olympian boxer, ready for six-round Vegas fight with taller American foe

Glendale G. Rosal 04/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Olympic bronze medalist Eumir Marcial is ready to trade leathers with American Isaiah Hart in their non-title bout in Las Vegas, Nevada after passing the official weigh-in today, Saturday, April 9, 2022 (Friday…

Marcial makes 2nd pro fight in Las Vegas April 9

Glendale G. Rosal 03/23/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Tokyo Olympics bronze medalist Eumir Marcial will make his second professional bout on April 9 against American Isaiah Hart in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 26-year old Marcial is currently in the United…

Olympian Marcial to fly to US to resume pro boxing career

Glendale G. Rosal 01/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Olympic bronze medalist in boxing, Eumir Marcial, is scheduled to fly to the United States on Monday, January 17, to resume his professional boxing career and also to train for the upcoming national…

Olympian Marcial shows his support to embattled pole vault star, EJ Obiena

Glendale G. Rosal 01/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Olympic bronze medalist in boxing, Eumir Marcial, expressed his support to embattled pole vault star, Ernest John “EJ” Obiena, a few days after the latter was dropped from the national team.  In a heartwarming…

The ups and downs of sports in 2021

Dale Rosal 12/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—From the Philippines’ first Olympic gold medal to an end of a boxing icon’s legendary career, the country’s sports scene in 2021 was like a roller coaster ride. And all of these happened still amid…

4 Filipino Olympic medalists featured in latest PH stamps

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 09/18/2021

GINATILAN, CEBU — The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) on Saturday, September 18, 2021, has launched its latest set of stamps honoring four Filipinos athletes who made the country proud during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The featured…

Diaz tours brand new house in Tagaytay

Glendale G. Rosal 08/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippines’ first Olympic gold medalist, Hidilyn Diaz is excited to move into her new house given to her by the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) as part of her prize. The women’s -55…

Diaz, other Tokyo medalists to meet Pres. Duterte on Monday

Glendale G. Rosal 08/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Hidilyn Diaz, the country’s first Olympic gold medalist as well as the country’s other Tokyo Games medal winners will pay a courtesy call on President Rodrigo Duterte in Malacañang Palace on Monday, August…

MVPSF releases P40.5M bonus for Tokyo Olympians, coaches

Glendale G. Rosal 08/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The MVP Sports Foundation (MVPSF) has released a whopping P40.5-million in cash incentives for Filipino Olympic participants two days after the Tokyo Games drew its curtains. Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz already received…

PSC thanks athletes, supporters for most productive Olympics ever

Glendale G. Rosal 08/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As the Philippines closes its historic Tokyo Olympics campaign with four medals, the most in recent memory, the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) released a statement of gratitude. All-in-all, the Philippines bagged its first…

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