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No training for national athletes this week – PSC

By Kristel Satumbaga The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) advised national athletes and coaches in Metro Manila and four nearby provinces of Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna and Rizal to temporarily suspend their training this week. The formal advisory came on Sunday, March 28, in line with the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) that the government imposed from March […]

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Araneta expects at least 16 PH bets in Tokyo Games

By Kristel Satumbaga Football association chief Nonong Araneta hopes the quality of Olympic qualifiers and aspirants will translate to a podium finish in the 2021 Tokyo Games scheduled July 23 to Aug. 8. Araneta, also the country’s chief of mission to the Games, is confident the country could send at least 16 athletes to the […]

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Diaz confident Tokyo Games will finally push through

By Waylon Galvez With the start of the Tokyo Games Torch Relay, weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz is confident the world’s biggest sporting show will finally proceed as scheduled this July. “Magandang senyales talaga na nag-start na ang Olympic Torch Relay. Parang nagiging reality na ulit,” said Diaz. “Aaminin ko medyo nawalan din ako ng direction last […]

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2 more boxers join Team PH in Tokyo Games

There are now six Filipino qualifiers to the Tokyo Games after the inclusion of the two more boxers – Carlo Paalam and Nesthy Petecio. This was confirmed Friday by the International Olympic Committee Boxing Task Force (IOC-BTF) to the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) through an email. Other boxers in the Team Philippines are Eumir Marcial […]

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Boxing association clears air over social media clamor of Tokyo Olympic bets

By CARLO ANOLIN The Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) has shed light on the recent social media clamor of Olympic-bound boxers Irish Magno and Eumir Felix Marcial.In a statement Friday,  ABAP explained that the organization has initially kept mum over the budget delay and believed that the issue should be addressed by […]

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PH ‘ping pong’ bets close in on Tokyo Games berths

By Kristel Satumbaga Jann Mari Nayre and Rose Jean Fadol inched closer to gaining berths to the 2021 Tokyo Olympics after impressive victories in the World Table Tennis Singles Qualification Tournament in Doha, Qatar early Monday. Nayre, who made history as the first Filipino table tennis player to compete in the 2018 Youth Olympic Games, […]

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