Carlo Paalam settles for silver that will take his family out of poverty for good

Francis T.J. Ochoa 08/08/2021

Out of a patched-up shanty near a landfill, out of makeshift walls made out of flattened tin cans, Carlo Paalam emerged to hold a shiny medal whose polished silver he formed an instant affinity with. “It symbolizes…

Carlo Paalam gets Olympic boxing silver in PH’s best campaign yet

MARK GIONGCO 08/07/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Carlo Paalam used to pick up garbage with his father in Cagayan de Oro to make ends meet. A decade later, Paalam, now one of the best flyweight boxers in the world, collected his…

Delos Reyes gives PH 1st medal of Monday in men’s duathlon

Celest Flores-Colina 12/02/2019

Joey delos Reyes kicked off the Philippines’ second day campaign with a silver medal in men’s duathlon Monday, December 2, 2019, in 30th Southeast Asian Games. Delos Reyes fell second to Indonesia’s Jauhari Johan, who copped the…

Cebu’s Nica Garces bags silver in Korea Open Taekwondo Championships

Mars G. Alison 07/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebuana Nica Garces clinched a silver medal in the Korea Open International Taekwondo Championships, Tuesday, July 9, 2019, in Korea. The 20-year-old Garces bagged the silver via the sparring event in the fin weight category.…

San Remigio bet’s ‘Sinangay’ inspired costume bags silver medal award in Miss PH Earth 2019

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 06/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — San Remigio’s bet for Miss Philippines Earth 2019 bagged the silver medal award during the Cultural Costume Competition held in Muntinlupa City June 29, Saturday. Mariafe Loayon was wearing a “Sinangay” inspired costume…

Cebuano bags silver in ASEAN MTB Cup

John Carlo Villaruel 11/18/2015

Cebuano mountain biker Jun Vincent Duron took the world of cycling by storm when he finished second overall after last Sunday’s fourth and concluding leg of the 2015 ASEAN Mountain Bike Cup in Dili, Timor Leste. Duron…

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