PSC on Pinoy paralympians: ‘Exceptional and dedicated’

Dale Rosal 09/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) described the Filipino Paralympians “exceptional and dedicated” despite the setbacks they went through in their World Paralympic Games campaign in Tokyo, Japan that wrapped up last week.  PSC Chairman William…

PH para-athletes fail to bag medals as Tokyo Games end

Glendale G. Rosal 09/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The country closed out its campaign in the World Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Japan without a single medal after its final two competitors Gary Bejino and Jerrold Mangliwan bowed out of their respective events…

Expect more relaxed Bejino in 400-meter freestyle S6 event

09/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Filipino para swimmer Gary Bejino is mentally and physically prepared for his penultimate event, the 400-meter freestyle S6 event in the World Paralympic Games slated Thursday, September 2, 2021, at the Tokyo Aquatic Center in…

After disqualification, Mangliwan sets sights on 1,500m T52 race on Sunday

Glendale G. Rosal 08/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It’s not over yet for wheelchair racer Jerrold Mangliwan after his disqualification from the 400-meter T52 race on Friday evening in the World Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. Mangliwan was disqualified from the…

Philippine contingent arrives in Tokyo for World Paralympic Games

Glendale G. Rosal 08/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 12-man Philippine contingent of the 2020 World Paralympic Games arrived in Tokyo, Japan, on Sunday despite one para-athlete and several officials tested positive for the COVID-19.  The members of the Philippine delegation…

Rower Nievarez has bright future – Pato Gregorio

Glendale G. Rosal 07/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cris Nievarez completed his Olympic debut by finishing at 23rd place in men’s single sculls of rowing on Friday, July 30 at the Sea Forest Waterway in the Bay of Tokyo, Japan. The…

Fans urged to stay away from Olympic marathon over virus fears

Agence France Presse 07/08/2021

The public will be urged not to line the route of the Olympic marathon over fears that crowds of fans could spread the coronavirus, Tokyo 2020 organizers said Tuesday. With less than three weeks before the pandemic-postponed…

Rescuers fight time, weather in Japan landslide; some 80 missing

Reuters 07/05/2021

TOKYO — More than a thousand Japanese rescuers combed through crumbled houses and buried roads on Monday two days after landslides tore through a seaside city, fighting time and poor weather to search for some 80 people…

Two feared dead, 20 missing in Japan as torrential rains unleash landslides – NHK

Reuters 07/04/2021

TOKYO — At least two people were feared dead on Saturday after landslides triggered by heavy rains hit the central Japanese city of Atami, where about 20 people were still missing, public broadcaster NHK said. Prime Minister…

Number of babies born in Japan falls to record low

Reuters 06/05/2021

TOKYO — The number of babies born in Japan fell to a record low last year, the health ministry said on Friday, as more couples put off marriage and starting a family amid a global pandemic. The number of…

PH expands okra exports to South Korea

richbon-quevedo - @inquirerdotnet 05/13/2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines will start exporting okra or lady’s fingers to South Korea, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said. “After the resumption of okra exports to Japan last year, we are opening yet another market…

Remolino fails to finish Olympic triathlon qualifier in Japan

Glendale G. Rosal 04/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuano Andrew Kim Remolino, the 2019 Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) triathlon silver medalist, vowed to bounce back in future Olympic qualifying races after failing to finish the 2021 Asia Triathlon Championships in Hatsukaichi,…

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