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Alora wraps Rio 2016 Olympic campaign short of a medal

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 21 — The Philippine campaign in the 2016 Rio Olympics came to a close Saturday evening with taekwondo’s Kirstie Elaine Alora breaking down in tears after absorbing two bitter defeats at the Carioca 3 of the Olympic Park here. Alora, the last Filipino athlete to vie […]

Armenian weightlifter hurts self during competition in Rio 2016

In Rio 2016 Olympics Armenian weightlifter Andranik Karapetyan is an addition to athletes who would not attain his dream for a stand in the awards rostrum. Instead, he will have to get medical attention, get some treatment then head home to heal. The athlete was in competition in the men’s […]

Albay opens Palarong Pambansa in grand style

Legazpi City, Albay, April 11 — Lost in the din of excitement and expectation for the TV broadcast of the Manny Pacquiao vs Tim Bradley fight in Las Vegas, and the expected brawling noise and cacophony of the vice presidential debates at the University of Santo Tomas later, was the […]

Winner Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley 3 fight updates

The main event featuring the third and perhaps the last match between the two boxers, and also the last for the Filipino boxer (?) befroe he hangs his gloves, starts after 11:30 p.m. ET. or AMManila time. Here we will post sketchy report of the fight. Pacquiao and Bradley are […]

Campaign raise P200-K for skater; Martinez may visit Albay

LEGAZPI CITY, March 2 — The fund raising drive launched in Albay province for Olympic figure skater Michael Christian Martinez collected P200,348 and $1.25 in totals. Governor Joey Salceda personally turned over the money to Martinez and his mother as contribution to the expenses of the athlete in the (recently […]

How much financial support did Michael Christian Martinez get?

After the successful debut of Michael Christian Martinez in figure skating at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, Malacanang, thru assistant spokesperson Abigail Valte uttered this message: “Undeniably, his performance in Sochi will attract more people to donate to his cause and training.” “It’s a long road to 2018 and we wish […]

Michael Christian Martinez looking forward to 2018 Pyeongchang winter Olympics

Figure skater Michael Christian Martinez had his moments in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. His campaign having wrapped up with sights to the next big Winter Olympic Games 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea. He finished 19th over-all, among 24 contenders in the competition with an average 0f 184.25 points. Meanwhile, […]

Michael Christian Martinez wraps Olympic figure skating conquest

Philippine’s only representative in the on-going 2014 Sochi Olympic Games showed his best in the last phase of his skating campaign. Michael Chirstian Martinez finished his record breaking stint (for the Philippines and South East Asia, at least), with a superb performance in the free program which earned him a […]

Watch Michael Christian Martinez, only Pinoy in Winter Olympic Games

LEGAZPI CITY, Feb. 13 – To financially assist the lone Filipino skater competing in the Winter Olympics in Russia, Albayanos have launched a fund-raising campaign for Michael Christian Martinez as their pre-Valentine gift to the Filipino figure skater. The campaign, dubbed as “Piso para sa Pusong Pilipino: People’s Valentine Gift […]

Sochi Olympic torch completes longest relay in history

With the XXII Winter Olympic Games formally open in Sochi, Russia, the athletes who compete must turn their eyes to the sky to see how far the torch that is lighting the Olympic flame has traveled. This torch, which has journeyed farther than any torch in Olympic relay history, arrived […]

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Campaign raise P200-K for skater; Martinez may visit Albay

LEGAZPI CITY, March 2 — The fund raising drive launched in Albay province for Olympic figure skater Michael Christian Martinez collected P200,348 and $1.25 in totals. Governor Joey Salceda personally turned over the money to Martinez and his mother as contribution to the expenses of the athlete in the (recently […]

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Alora wraps Rio 2016 Olympic campaign short of a medal

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 21 — The Philippine campaign in the 2016 Rio Olympics came to a close Saturday evening with taekwondo’s Kirstie Elaine Alora breaking down in tears after absorbing two bitter defeats at the Carioca 3 of the Olympic Park here. Alora, the last Filipino athlete to vie […]

Watch Michael Christian Martinez, only Pinoy in Winter Olympic Games

LEGAZPI CITY, Feb. 13 – To financially assist the lone Filipino skater competing in the Winter Olympics in Russia, Albayanos have launched a fund-raising campaign for Michael Christian Martinez as their pre-Valentine gift to the Filipino figure skater. The campaign, dubbed as “Piso para sa Pusong Pilipino: People’s Valentine Gift […]

How much financial support did Michael Christian Martinez get?

After the successful debut of Michael Christian Martinez in figure skating at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, Malacanang, thru assistant spokesperson Abigail Valte uttered this message: “Undeniably, his performance in Sochi will attract more people to donate to his cause and training.” “It’s a long road to 2018 and we wish […]

Sochi Olympic torch completes longest relay in history

With the XXII Winter Olympic Games formally open in Sochi, Russia, the athletes who compete must turn their eyes to the sky to see how far the torch that is lighting the Olympic flame has traveled. This torch, which has journeyed farther than any torch in Olympic relay history, arrived […]

Michael Christian Martinez wraps Olympic figure skating conquest

Philippine’s only representative in the on-going 2014 Sochi Olympic Games showed his best in the last phase of his skating campaign. Michael Chirstian Martinez finished his record breaking stint (for the Philippines and South East Asia, at least), with a superb performance in the free program which earned him a […]

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Campaign raise P200-K for skater; Martinez may visit Albay

LEGAZPI CITY, March 2 — The fund raising drive launched in Albay province for Olympic figure skater Michael Christian Martinez collected P200,348 and $1.25 in totals. Governor Joey Salceda personally turned over the money to Martinez and his mother as contribution to the expenses of the athlete in the (recently […]

Watch Michael Christian Martinez, only Pinoy in Winter Olympic Games

LEGAZPI CITY, Feb. 13 – To financially assist the lone Filipino skater competing in the Winter Olympics in Russia, Albayanos have launched a fund-raising campaign for Michael Christian Martinez as their pre-Valentine gift to the Filipino figure skater. The campaign, dubbed as “Piso para sa Pusong Pilipino: People’s Valentine Gift […]