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Hidilyn is jumpstarting the next generation of Filipino weightlifters.
Back when she was still starting out in the sport, Hidilyn Diaz had to make do with rusty equipment and makeshift barbells. From then, the hardships of the journey never let up. Still, she steeled herself and kept her eye on the ...
Filipina hero is happy to be lifting again.
Philippine hero Hidilyn Diaz won a second straight weightlifting gold at the SEA Games on Friday, calling it a first step towards the defense of her Olympic crown at Paris 2024.  Facing off against five opponents in the women's 55 kg category, the 31-year-old ...
The journey of the Philippines' first-ever Olympic gold medalist is the stuff legends are made of.
This year marks the 10th anniversary of Esquire Philippines. What better way to celebrate than with our annual Man at His Best (MAHB) event. This year, we honor 10 heroes and mavericks from the worlds of film, music, business, art, sports, politics, ...
Diaz is now a small business owner.
In fulfillment of his pre-Olympics promises, San Miguel Corporation president Ramon Ang turned over a P10 million check to Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz—as well as two small businesses.Diaz has been gifted with plenty over the last few weeks: millions of pesos ...
Well-deserved.
The shower of gifts and prizes continues for the country’s medalists at the Tokyo Olympics. On Wednesday, boxing silver medalists Carlo Paalam and Nesthy Petacio, and weightlifting gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz were all awarded brand new vehicles from local automotive company United ...
How to become an Olympic gold medalist?
Want a fully-furnished two-bedroom condo for free? Just lift 127 kilograms at the Olympics and bag a gold medal.Hidilyn Diaz finally got the keys to her luxurious new condo in Eastwood City earlier today, just one of the first of her many ...
So is it taxable or not?
The Bureau of Internal Revenue has finally set the record straight regarding the taxability of Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz’ winnings.As of July 29, Diaz’s cash prizes are nearing P40 million, with sizeable sums coming from the Philippine Sports Commission, MVP Sports ...
Brands connect themselves to Diaz’s singular achievement, but her victory is much bigger than a congratulatory message. 
Let me forget, for a while, the politicians and their expected behavior. Forget the obvious, and also quite expected, 180-degree turns of opinion from two years ago. Over a span of 48 hours, hundreds of Filipino brands large and small have turned out ...
Wow.
The gifts just keep on piling up for Hidilyn Diaz. Apart from the money (about P50 million and counting), countless companies and brands have been showering the Olympic gold medalist with expressions of gratitude and support for her historic win. She’s getting ...
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