Hidilyn Diaz celebrates another golden moment–her engagement

Glendale G. Rosal and Immae Lachica 10/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The country’s first Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz gets engaged with her strength and conditioning trainer Julius Naranjo, a few days after Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) President Rep. Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino started convincing…

Weightlifting coach Solis asks PSC for additional support for Cebuano lifters

Glendale G. Rosal 10/06/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Olympic weightlifting coach Ramon Solis is asking for additional support from the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) to help them in their preparation for the upcoming World Weightlifting Championships slated from December 7…

Diaz, 4 Cebuano lifters to vie in Tashkent world championships

Glendale G. Rosal 09/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Samahang Weightlifting ng Pilipinas (SWP) will compete in the 2021 World Weightlifting Championships from December 7 to 17 with a solid line-up including four Cebuano lifters and Tokyo Olympics gold medalist Hidilyn…

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…

Hidilyn Diaz featured as cover girl for local lifestyle magazine

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 09/09/2021

GINATILAN, CEBU –Hidilyn Diaz makes it to the 20th anniversary cover of Tatler Philippines.  In an Instagram post, the Olympic gold medalist shared a photo of herself looking confidently beautiful and strong while holding the gold medal…

LOOK: Tokyo Olympics heroes get Medals of Excellence 

09/07/2021

Filipino athletes who were medalists in the recent Tokyo Olympics were honored by the Philippine Senate on Tuesday, September 7, 2021. Tokyo Olympics gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz, silver medalists Carlo Paalam and Nesthy Petecio, and bronze medalist Eumir…

PSC renames sports facilities to honor Diaz, other Filipino sports heroes

Glendale G. Rosal 08/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — To honor the Filipino sports heroes who won medals in the recent Tokyo Summer Olympics and in previous Olympics, the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) will start renaming selected sports facilities after them.  One…

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…

Hidilyn’s battle: Woman vs. machine

Randy David - @inquirerdotnet 08/01/2021

In a recent interview with ABS-CBN News, Hidilyn Diaz, the 30-year-old Filipina weightlifter who won the country’s first-ever Olympic gold, summed up her feelings thus: “I couldn’t believe I did it… at last I beat China.” She…

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