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Additional help for Tokyo Games bets soon — PSC

Additional help for Tokyo Games bets soon — PSC

Like weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz, Tokyo-bound pole vaulter EJ Obiena and gymnast Carlos Yulo will have their own teams that will help them in their preparation for what could be their biggest battles of their young and promising careers. That’s what the Philippine Sports Commission promised when Obiena paid a courtesy call Tuesday at the PSC […]

No holiday break for Olympic hopefuls of boxing

Select members of the boxing team won’t be home for Christmas. And even on New Year. The Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (Abap) is going to quarter them in Baguio City during the holidays to boost the country’s chances of sending as many qualifiers to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. “We’ve been discussing about […]

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Dream come true for Yulo; secures Olympic berth

Pole vaulter EJ Obiena now has a company. Caloy Yulo became the second Filipino qualifier to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after advancing to the men’s floor exercise and all-around finals of the 49th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships on Monday (early Tuesday in Manila) in Stuttgart, Germany. Boosted by identical scores of 14.333 in the vault […]

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Obiena, PSL officials grace PSA Forum

The coming Unigames-Collegiate Grand Slam Volleyball, finals of the National Basketball League (NBL), and the country’s first athlete to qualify in the Tokyo Olympics in pole vaulter EJ Obiena make up Tuesday’s wide-ranging discussion in the Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) Forum at the Amelie Hotel-Manila. Philippine Super Liga President Ian Laurel and Rommel Sytin are […]

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Yulo renews Olympic bid at world gymnastics meet in Germany

STUTTGART – Carlos Edriel Yulo renewed his quest to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after springing into action on Monday in the men’s all-around preliminaries of the 49th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships at the impressive Hanns Martin Schleyer Halle here. Arriving here early last week from Tokyo together with Japanese coach Munehiro Kugimiya to […]

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3×3 league chief feels sad over SEAG snub

The owner of the fledgling 3×3 league is setting his focus on securing the Philippines’ slot in the Olympic Qualifying Tournament than dwell on the non-inclusion of the country’s top-ranked halfcourt players for the coming Southeast Asian Games. Ronald Mascarinas of Bounty Agro Ventures, Inc, expressed sadness over the absence of players from the Chooks-to-Go […]

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