GLORY is addictive and with the Tokyo delight of Pinoy Olympians, I’m sure it will not hurt if we will make appreciation a regular habit. Hidilyn, the heroine of Zamboanga, is now made for life, while Nesthy, Eumir and scavenger-turned multi-millionaire Carlo are now part of our vocabulary.
Filipina boxer Nesthy Petecio secured the Philippines’ second medal of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after barging into the semi-finals of the women’s featherweight on Wednesday at the Kokugikan Arena.
Filipino swimmers Luke Gebbie and Remedy Rule shone for the Philippines during their respective swimming events on Tuesday at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Filipina judo bet Kiyomi Watanabe suffered a shocking 10-0 defeat in the women’s 63-kg judo Round of 32 against Spain’s Cristina Perez Cabana Tuesday at Nippon Budokan.
Crying and overcome with emotion as she — along with the entire Philippines — heard their national anthem, Lupang Hinirang blast inside the Tokyo International Forum for the first time in an Olympic medal ceremony, Hidilyn Diaz made sure her likely Olympic swan song was historic.
NBA superstar Luka Doncic waxed hot for 48 points in Slovenia’s 118-98 blowout win over Argentina in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics men’s basketball group stages on Monday at the Saitama Super Arena.
Filipina boxer Nesthy Petecio stunned top-seeded Lin Yu-Ting of Chinese Taipei via a split decision 3-2 on Monday at the Kokugikan Arena to advance in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics women’s featherweight boxing quarter-finals.
Filipina skateboarder Margielyn Didal fought through injury in the medal round of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics women’s street skateboarding event on Monday at the Ariake Park.
In an interview on the Rica “Baby Dynamite” Aquino podcast, the 56-year-old points out how Barbosa defied the odds and advancing ahead of seasoned fighters such as Pauline Lopez, Arven Alcantara and Kirstie Elaine Alora.
PSC chairman William “Butch” Ramirez said it’s understandable that Filipinos are expecting Pinoy Olympians to deliver the goods in the Tokyo Olympics.