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Pinoy makes history, wins Coubertin Fair Play Award

Pinoy makes history, wins Coubertin Fair Play Award

    Surfing star Roger Casugay became the first Filipino to be conferred of the prestigious Pierre de Coubertin Act of Fair Play Award for his act of heroism and kindness during the 30th SEA Games which the country hosted last year. Casugay emerged as the biggest star of the biennial sports festival in the […]

Lifter Diaz receives P1.5 million from MVPSF

By Waylon Galvez         Olympian Hidilyn Diaz has received financial support from the MVP Sports Foundation to the tune of P1.5 million as part of her buildup for next year’s Tokyo Olympics. MVPSF president Al Panlilio said they understand the struggles of Diaz, silver medalist in the 2016 Rio Olympics, due to […]

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Olympian Diaz skipping online meet

  By Waylon Galvez     Rio Olympics silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz said Thursday she’s skipping an online tournament this month after competing last week that earned her a first ever win in an e-tournament. Diaz won in the 59kg division of the Eleiko Email International Lifters Tournament held July 24 and 25. The 29-year-old Diaz, […]

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Olympic-bound Yulo gets help from MVP

  BY KRISTEL SATUMBAGA     Olympic-bound gymnast Carlos Yulo got a much-needed boost in his bid to end the country’s search for an Olympic gold after he was assured of additional funding amounting to P800,000 by the Manny V. Pangilinan Sports Foundation (MVPSF). The amount will be given to the Gymnastics Association of the […]

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Obiena thrilled to finish 2nd in virtual meet in Italy

      By Kristel Satumbaga     He may have fallen short of his goal, but Olympic pole vaulter EJ Obiena was glad to feel that competitive atmosphere since winning a gold for the country in last year’s SEA Games. Obiena returned to competition Monday and clinched the silver medal in the 13th Triveneto Meet […]

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TOKYO (AFP) – Tokyo’s new Olympic Stadium will host its first track and field meeting on 23 August, Exactly two weeks after the 2020 Games’ athletics were due to end, World Athletics announced on Friday. The field will be largely made up of Japanese or Japan-based athletes. “Given the travel restrictions that Japan currently faces, […]

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