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Tokyo Olympics silver medalist visits his old training gym

Published 1 month(s) ago

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – After winning silver medal in the Tokyo Olympics, Cagayan de Oro resident boxer Carlo Paalam visited the training center where he used to train before becoming an international fighter.

Coach: 3 Oro kid boxers next Olympics hopefuls

Published 1 month(s) ago

THE long-time coach of Olympic boxing silver medalist Carlo Paalam said there are three more boxers here who have the potentials to represent the country in the 2024 Paris Olympics.

RSA hands P10M cash to Hidilyn, thanks the Olympic champ for lifting the Filipino spirit

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SAN Miguel Corporation (SMC) president Ramon S. Ang challenged Tokyo Olympics gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz to gun for another gold medal three years from now in Paris, where the Philippines will mark its 100th year of participation in the quadrennial meet.

Team Toyota Asia Paralympians set to compete in the Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020

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THE Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 closed on a high note last night for the more than 120 Global Team Toyota Athletes (GTTA) who pushed themselves Higher, Faster, Stronger to “Achieve their Impossible.”

Olympic silver medalist Carlo Paalam to receive a house and lot from CLI in Oro

Published 2 month(s) ago

LEADING developer in VisMin Cebu Landmasters Inc. (CLI) announced it is gifting Olympic silver medalist boxer Carlo Paalam a P3.6 million house and lot (townhouse) in its subdivision project Velmiro Uptown CDO, located in the prime Upper Canitoan, Cagayan de Oro area.

For Cagayan de Oro boxer Carlo Paalam’s family, loved ones, silver is a ‘gold’

Published 2 month(s) ago

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – After fighting all the way to the Tokyo Olympics finals, local boxer Carlo Paalam will go home with a silver medal after losing to Great Britain’s Galal Yafai at the Kokugikan Arena Saturday afternoon.

Air Force chief hails Marcial for Olympic bronze win

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MANILA – Philippine Air Force (PAF) commander Lt. Gen. Allen Paredes congratulated Airman First Class (A1C) Eumir Marcial who won the bronze medal in the men's boxing middleweight division at the Tokyo Olympics.

PH non-medalists in Tokyo Olympics to get PHP500-K reward

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MANILA – For being part of the Philippines' most successful Olympic campaign ever, even those who failed to land a podium finish in this year's Tokyo Olympics will still receive a monetary reward.

Paalam dominates hometown foe, heads to gold medal bout

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MANILA – Carlo Paalam moved to within one win from giving the Philippines its second Tokyo Olympic gold after pouncing on Japan's Ryomei Tanaka in the semifinals of the men's flyweight boxing event at the Kokugikan Arena in the Japanese capital on Thursday.

Paalam, Marcial ‘inspiration’ to youth: Palace

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MANILA – Malacañang praised Filipino boxers Carlo Paalam and Eumir Marcial for their respective feats at the Tokyo Olympics, describing them both as “inspirations” for the youth to emulate.

The Philippine Olympian Carlo Paalam secured a bronze medal

Published 2 month(s) ago

Carlo Paalam Advances to the men's flyweight semi-finals against Titleholder Shakhobidin Zoirov of Uzbekistan on Tuesday.

Fil-Am Knott fails to advance in 200-m run semis in Tokyo

Published 2 month(s) ago

TOKYO – The Tokyo heat got the better of Kristina Marie Knott as she bowed out from the women’s 200-meter run in the Summer Olympic Games at the National Stadium here on Monday.

Palace elated over Pinoy athletes’ performance in Olympics

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MANILA – Malacañang expressed delight over the performance of several Filipino athletes at the Tokyo Olympics.

Nesthy Petecio shoots for PH’s 2nd Olympic gold medal

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TOKYO – Nesthy Petecio goes for all the marbles – and a share of Philippine sports immortality alongside weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz – when she shoots for the women’s featherweight gold medal against Japan’s Sena Irie at the Kokugikan Arena on Tuesday.

‘Citius, altius, fortius’

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After 97 years, Philippines has an Olympic gold medal! Lupang Hinirang was played during the victory ceremonies of the world's biggest sporting event. And it took a 4-foot-11-inch frame of Hidilyn Francisco Diaz, who can lift more than double her body weight, to capture the elusive Olympic gold medal on Monday, July 26, 2021 at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.