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…

Margielyn Didal shares success of feeding program on her vlog

Immae Lachica 09/06/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— A heart of gold. Olympian skateboarder Margielyn Didal thanked her “miners”, family and friends for their support for her feeding program project. In her complete vlog uploaded Monday, September 6, Didal shared some…

Skateboarder Didal tries online selling to raise funds for feeding drive

Immae Lachica 08/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Paying it forward. Cebuana skateboarder and Olympian Margielyn Didal tries online selling to raise funds to feed the street dwellers in Cebu. Didal, who took to her Instagram account, Saturday, August 21, invited her…

POC, MVPSF rewards non-medalists in Tokyo with P.5M each in incentives

PR 08/05/2021

TOKYO—Not one of the 19 Filipino athletes who competed in the pandemic Tokyo Olympics will be left behind, according to Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) President Rep. Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino. “The non-medalists in the Tokyo Olympics will receive…

Tony Hawk says he gets Margielyn Didal’s pun in her post during her Olympic stint

Immae Lachica 07/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Cebuana skateboarder Margielyn Didal made her Olympic debut last week and shared a photo with skateboarding legend Tony Hawk. Didal who is known to be perky and a comedienne gave her fans something to…

Margielyn Didal binansagang legend sa Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Therese Arceo 07/30/2021

PINAMALAS ng 22-year old Cebuana skater na si Margielyn Didal ang true Filipino spirit noong irepresenta niya sa Street Skateboarding ang Pilipinas sa Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Hindi man siya ang nakakuha ng kauna-unahang gintong medalya ng Pilipinas,…

Cebu’s Margielyn Didal finishes 7th in street skate as Tokyo Olympics bid ends

Bong Lozada 07/26/2021

MANILA, Philippines—Cebuana Margielyn Didal finished seventh out of eight skaters in the final of the women’s skateboarding street event of her maiden Olympics campaign in Tokyo on Monday, July 26, 2021. Fighting through an apparent ankle sprain,…

Despite falling short, Cebuana skateboarder Didal wins hearts of netizens

Immae Lachica 07/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Cebuana skateboarder Margeilyn Didal may not have won a medal after placing seventh in the street discipline of skateboarding at the Tokyo Olympics, but she surely gained a lot more fans with her perky attitude all…

Tokyo Olympics: Margielyn Didal advances to skateboarding final

Francis T.J. Ochoa 07/26/2021

TOKYO–Margielyn Didal qualified for the finals of the street discipline of skateboarding in the Tokyo Olympics on Monday, July 26, 2021, at Ariake Urban Sports Park. Ranking as high as third in the preliminaries, Didal survived a…

Hidilyn Diaz, Margielyn Didal gun for Olympic medals Monday

Francis T.J. Ochoa 07/26/2021

TOKYO—Hidilyn Diaz moves into the spotlight on Monday with the hopes of a country now heavier on her as she shoots for a gold medal in the women’s weightlifting 55k-kilogram category in the Tokyo Olympics here. Margielyn…

Garganera: We need to deliver promised skate park, open space

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Councilor Joel Garganera is asking the city’s executive department to allot a space at the South Road Properties (SRP) for the long-promised skate park and open space. The skate park initially broke ground…

Didal flies home after clinching Tokyo berth

June Navarro 06/19/2021

Margielyn Didal finally arrived home in Cebu after almost two months out of the country chasing a Tokyo Olympics berth. “My parents and siblings play a very important part in my career. I’m doing this not only…

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