Olympic silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz conquered the Weightlifting World Cup in Rome, Italy after smashing the competition in the women’s 55kg category. Diaz lifted 93kg in the snatch and 119kg in the clean and jerk for a total of 212kg, running away with three gold medals. Kamila Konotop of Ukraine took two silvers with total […]
Despite missing out on singles success, the partnership of the Philippines’ Alex Eala and Indonesian Priska Madelyn Nugroho claimed the 2020 Australian Open junior girls’ doubles title, beating out Slovenia’s Ziva Falkner and Great Britain’s Matilda Mutavdzic in the Finals, 6-1, 6-2, Friday afternoon Manila time. Both Eala and Nugroho were ousted in the third […]
2016 Olympic silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz bagged two bronze medals in the 2019 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships women’s 55kg category Friday (Saturday, Manila time) in Pattaya, Thailand. Hidilyn Diaz of Philippines (AP file Photo/Firdia Lisnawati) Diaz copped two bronzes after lifting 121 kg in clean and jerk discipline and 214 kg in total. […]
Carlos Yulo came through with a performance to remember in the floor exercise and captured the historic first gold medal in the 49th FIG World Artistic Championships in Stuttgart, Germany on Saturday night. Carlos Edriel Yulo of the Philippines, center and gold medal, Artem Dolgopyat of Israel, left and silver medal, and Xiao Ruoteng of […]
Grandmaster Wesley So outclassed reigning world classical titlist Magnus Carlsen 13.5-2.5 to emerge as the inaugural champion of the World Fischer Random Chess Championship in Hovikodden, Norway on Sunday. Wesley So, center, during the awarding ceremony. (Photo courtesy of tournament website) It was a one-sided affair for So, who was born in Cavite but who […]
How the Philippines Managed to Lose a Potential World Chess Champion like Wesley So
EUGENE Torre knew instinctively there was something special about this kid competing in a 10-and-under
Young Filipina archer wins gold in US collegiate championships
Columbia University sophomore Bianca Gotuaco is the national champion for the individual recurve event, leading a Columbia sweep.
PNOY cites Chinese-Filipinos’ contributions to economic growth
Joining the celebration of the Lunar New Year, President Aquino thanked the Chinese-Filipino community for its vital contributions to the country’s resilient economic growth.
Wesley So wins Bilbao Masters
So’s victory means he returns as world number 10, according to computations at Live Chess Ratings
SEA Games: Tennis pair Huey, Dy bag 25th gold for PHL
Tennis duo Treat Huey and Denise Dy bagged the Philippines’ 25th gold medal in the Southeast Asian Games
Aquino signs law giving health insurance to all seniors
The new law removes the qualification that a senior citizen has to be an indigent before being covered by PhilHealth
Wesley So wins $100K first place at Millionaire Chess Open
LAS VEGAS , Nevada — Filipino chess grandmaster Wesley So outplayed Webster University teammate Roby Robson
Gotuaco primes up for YOG, tops US Nationals
MANILA, Philippines – Young archer Bianca Roxas-Chua Gotuaco continued to build up confidence and momentum
Sec. Petilla lauds Leyte-FFCCCII partnership
PALO, Leyte – Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho L. Petilla lauded the fruitful partnership between
FFCCCII Conducts ‘Libreng Pagamutan’ in Escalante City
Escalante City Mayor Melecio ” Beboy” Yap lauded and thanked the people behind the FFCCCII
Philippines grab two Youth Olympic Games places at Asian Championships
Today, teams won the first medals of the 2013 Asian Championships
Megan Young – Philippines – is Miss World 2013!
23 year old Megan Young was earlier this evening crowned Miss World 2013!
Chess GM Wesley So wins Phl’s first gold medal in Universiade
CEBU, Philippines – US-based Filipino chess Grandmaster Wesley So carved