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He's back on his feet.
It’s always a welcome sight to see athletes win golds, take first place, and come out on top. But it’s equally mesmerizing to watch them rise, falter, then get back up again. That’s what we’re seeing as EJ Obiena, the Philippines’ best ...
 
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A total of P18.5 million was turned over to ABAP.
The MVP Sports Foundation finally handed over its biggest financial package to the Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) following a successful campaign by the boxers at the Tokyo Olympics.A total of P18.5 million was turned over to ABAP, which highlighted ...
 
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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 ...
 
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Decades in the making. 
Retired boxer Mansueto “Onyok” Velasco, silver medalist of the 1996 Atlanta Summer Olympics, has finally been compensated for the false promises and broken commitments made to him after winning a silver medal almost 25 years ago. At the 2020 Tokyo Olympic incentives awarding ...
 
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His GoFundMe campaign raised over P1 million.
Michael Martinez, who once represented the Philippines as the country’s lone Winter Olympian, is bowing out of the 2022 Winter Olympics qualifiers because of an injury. But more than the injury, missing the opportunity to represent his country in the Winter Olympics is ...
 
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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 ...
 
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Japan took to its traditional garment for this movement for world peace.
The kimono, Japan’s traditional garment, is a well-known symbol of the country. The carefully crafted article of clothing has spanned centuries and carries a huge cultural importance, especially when it comes to nationhood and unity. While it may not be something anyone would ...
 
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Uh oh.
It is an Olympic tradition for winning Olympians to bite their gold medal. But a sacrilege when someone else does it. The Japanese mayor of Nagoya, Takashi Kawamura, learned this lesson the hard way when he bit the gold medal as he posed ...
 
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Oh boy.
The Olympics is over, but the drama clearly isn’t. While some countries like the Philippines are still on a celebratory high, others are less than pleased with the outcome of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Cue the drama.Tokyo 2020 ended with the United States ...
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