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Tragedy befalls Olympic-bound Eumir as he loses big brother

Tragedy befalls Olympic-bound Eumir as he loses big brother

Tragedy struck the family of boxer Eumir Felix Marcial just days into his Olympic preparations in Los Angeles, California. Eliver Marcial, the eldest of the Marcial siblings, died after collapsing early morning of Saturday. He was 39. Eliver, who got stranded in Eumir’s residence in Cavite since the country implemented the Luzon-wide lockdown in March […]

Marcial starts revving up for Tokyo Games at Wild Card

Top Olympic bet Eumir Felix Marcial has started his training at the famed Wild Card Gym Thursday afternoon in Hollywood, California. Marcial was welcomed by Hall-of-Fame trainer Freddie Roach who agreed to take the 24-year-old Zamboanga-native boxer under his wings while the Filipino boxer prepares himself for next year’s Olympic Games in Japan. Marcial did […]

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Boxer Marcial starts Tokyo buildup with Freddie Roach

      Olympian Eumir Felix Marcial quietly left the country alone Sunday morning without his trusted amateur coaches as he starts his buildup for next year’s Tokyo Olympics. Marcial, 24, took the first flight out of the country last weekend on his way to Los Angeles to hook up with trainer Freddie Roach who, […]

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PSC checks in on Tokyo 2021 qualifiers during ‘Zoomustahan’

    “Kamustahan lang dahil na-miss namin kayo.” That was what Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Chairman William Ramirez said after finding time to reconnect with current Olympics-bound athletes’ Carlos Yulo, EJ Obiena, Eumir Marcial and Irish Magno in a Zoom call last night. Like a father caring for his children, Ramirez hosted the call to […]

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Bambol bares full ticket for POC polls

    By Kristel Satumbaga     Incumbent Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) President Bambol Tolentino on Saturday disclosed his full ticket for the POC elections scheduled on Nov. 27. Tolentino said triathlon chief Tom Carrasco will be running for chairman, while gymnastics president Cynthia Carrion and baseball head Chito Loyzaga will be seeking the posts […]

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Yulo struggles in pet event, but salvages bronze in vault in Japan 

      By Kristel Satumbaga         Carlos Yulo showed his readiness for next year’s Tokyo Games when he secured a bronze medal in vault event of the recent 2020 All-Japan Senior Gymnastics Championships in Takasaki, Japan. The 20-year-old world champion tallied 14.733 points to tie Japanese Kenzo Shirai for third in […]

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