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…

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…

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…

Ando now a Coast Guard enlisted personnel

Glendale G. Rosal 08/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Cebuana Olympian Elreen Anne Ando is now officially an enlisted personnel of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG). The 22-year old weightlifter who placed seventh overall in the recent Tokyo Summer Olympics in the women’s…

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…

Petecio to carry PH flag at closing ceremonies of Tokyo Games

Glendale G. Rosal 08/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Nesthy Petecio the Philippines’ silver medalist in women’s featherweight boxing was designated to carry the country’s tricolors at the closing ceremonies of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Sunday, August 8, at the Tokyo National…

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…

Nesthy to continue chasing Olympic gold medal

Dale Rosal 08/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The gold medal chase doesn’t end for Nesthy Petecio.  After settling for a silver medal in the women’s featherweight finals of the Tokyo Olympics,  Petecio vowed to continue on chasing the gold medal in the…

Netizens thank Nesthy for another medal from the #Tokyo2020 #Olympics

Immae Lachica 08/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines0– She may not have won the gold medal, but her courage, strength, determination, and bubbly attitude made Nesthy Petecio’s silver shine like gold for most of her fans around the world. Petecio gave the…

Nesthy Petecio to go for boxing gold tomorrow

Glendale G. Rosal 08/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Filipina boxer Nesthy Petecio guns for the gold medal tomorrow in the women’s featherweight division of the Tokyo Olympics against hometown favorite Sena Irie at the Kokugikan Arena.  The 29-year-old Santa Cruz, Davao…

Shot at gold: Nesthy Petecio barges into Olympics boxing final

Mark Giongco - Reporter 07/31/2021

  MANILA, Philippines–Nesthy Petecio is one win away from delivering the Philippines’ first Olympic gold medal in boxing. Facing a much taller opponent anew, Petecio cut down Irma Testa to size to march into the gold medal…

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