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…

Olympic silver medalist Carlo Paalam to receive a house and lot from Cebu Landmasters

PR 08/07/2021

Leading developer in VisMin Cebu Landmasters Inc. (CLI) announced it is gifting Olympic Silver Medalist boxer Carlo Paalam a 3.6M house and lot (townhouse) in its subdivision project Velmiro Uptown CDO, located in the prime Upper Canitoan…

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…

A former scavenger, Carlo Paalam steps into biggest fight of his life

Francis T.J. Ochoa 08/07/2021

As Carlo Paalam jokingly described how he turned groggy after a punch to the back of his head, boxing coach Don Abnett, his brow furrowed, stared intently at the silent television monitor behind a pack of journalists…

Boxer Paalam to Pinoys: I’ll do my best, pray for me

Glendale G. Rosal 08/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The country’s gold medal bet Carlo Paalam asks fellow Filipinos to pray for him as he fights British Galal Yafai in the men’s flyweight boxing finals of the Tokyo Olympics tomorrow, August 7…

Boxer Paalam wins against Japanese foe, advances to gold medal round

Glendale G. Rosal 08/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—- Filipino boxer Carlo Paalam cruises to the gold medal round after manhandling Japanese Ryomei Tanaka in the men’s flyweight semifinal bout of the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday at the Kokugikan Arena in Tokyo, Japan. …

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…

Saso, Pagdanganan compete on Wednesday

Dale Rosal 08/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—It’s the turn of Yuka Saso and Bianca Pagdanganan to carry the Philippine flag at the Tokyo Olympics as they compete in round one of the women’s golf competition at the Kasimugaseki Golf Club.  Saso…

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