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"Na-realize na mahal ko pala to. Dapat ko rin i-appreciate 'yung mga muscle ko."
There’s no denying that our national athlete Hidilyn Diaz is an inspiration to all Filipinas everywhere. After winning gold at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo and a silver at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, weightlifter Hidilyn has become a household name. Summit ...
She's had her fair share of Accounting and extracurricular activities.
July 26, 2021 was a historic day for the Philippines as Olympic athlete Hidilyn Diaz snatched the first Olympic gold medal of the country when she won in the 55kg category of the Tokyo Olympics weightlifting competition. The gold medal came after Hidilyn ...
Michael Martinez is the first Southeast Asian Olympic figure skater.
Filipino figure skater Michael Martinez, who put the Philippines on the map in the figure skating world, is no longer the tall and slim kid we witnessed in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.Martinez is the 2015 Asian Figure Skating Trophy ...
Her sacrifice and hard work has paid off despite turning down the opportunity.
Yuka Saso, a 19-year-old pro-golfer, took over headlines on June 7, 2021 when she became the titleholder for the 76th US Women’s Open. She made history as the only Filipino athlete so far to ever win in major golf competitions. Saso is also the ...
The local sports scene is filled with a lot of potential.
ICYMI: Filipino-Japanese pro-golfer Yuka Saso just made history after bagging the title for the 76th US Women’s Open. Saso, who is only 19 years old, played against 22-year-old Nasa Hataoka of Japan. According to LPGA, Saso is the first Filipino to ever win ...
She's a fan of the former UP basketball star.
Miss Universe Philippines 2020 Rabiya Mateo, like many college students, also waits for the highly anticipated UAAP games. You can say that watching UAAP to support your school and star athletes has been a mini tradition among college students before the pandemic happened. And ...
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"Nape-pressure ka [na] sa training, nape-pressure ka rin sa Accounting," she shares.
Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz made history when she became the first Filipina athlete to win a medal at the Summer Olympics. Hidilyn, 30, competed in the 2016 Summer Olympics held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and brought home the silver medal in the women's 53-kg weight division. ...
Athletic brains and academic brawn in one complete package
The student-athlete life isn’t an easy one. Juggling grueling, dual schedules of sports and studies is a demanding task, and while many university athletes are scholars, they’re not often called to the scholarly life.There are, however, a few select student athletes who ...
"Without even trying, Yanzi always lit up the room from the moment she walked in..."
The student athletic community is in deep mourning as football player Yana Bautista, 17, formerly of Miriam College High School, died from COVID-19 on July 22.According to the post by her sister, Martie Bautista, Yana was disgnosed with Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis (ADEM), a disease affecting the central nervous system, which was ...
Yana Baustista was supposed to join Ateneo's football team this school year.
Another young talent succumbs to the deadly COVID-19.Yana Bautista, a football player from Miriam College and just committed to Ateneo, passed away on Wednesday. She was 17.Her sister, Philippine women's national football team stud Martie Bautista announced the news on Facebook."These past few ...
S+A became the home for UAAP and NCAA, as well as other local sports.
On Thursday, ABS-CBN Sports + Action bid goodbye after six years of service. The ABS-CBN S+A was launched in January 2014 as a replacement for the ABS-CBN’s sister station Studio 23. It served as the home channel for sports programs in the past ...
The athlete joins calls for change after George Floyd death.
In a series of Instagram stories, University of the Philippines forward Kobe Paras voiced out his support for the #BlackLivesMatter movement in the United States.He first reposted a story from Fil-Am guard Jordan Clarkson of the Utah Jazz which saw a girl ...
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