Paalam, Petecio banner PH boxing team to Bulgarian tilt

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2023 04:45:37 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Tokyo Olympic silver medalists Carlo Paalam and Nesthy Petecio spearhead the promising Philippine team that left for Sofia, Bulgaria Friday night, Feb. 17 to compete in the 74th Strandja International Boxing Tournament. The event, considered as the oldest boxing competition in Europe, is expected to gather some 470 athletes from 42 nations to […]

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Bachmann vows to enhance facilities for national athletes

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2023 04:40:19 +0000

Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Chairman Richard Bachmann has committed to enhance facilities for national athletes as well as the offices of the government’s sports agency.  Over the weekend, the sports chief visited the PSC’s training camp in Baguio City and met national athletes from boxing, muaythai, and athletics.  “I can say that there are a […]

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Busy sked for national boxers as they prepare for Paris Games

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2022 07:38:10 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA National boxers, particularly those eyeing berths for the 2024 Paris Olympics, will have a busy year ahead as they gear up for several training camps and competitions abroad. Among the training camps lined up for them are in Muak Lek, Thailand in February, somewhere in China in August right before the 19th Asian […]

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Yulo, Paalam, Aguilar lead PSA honorees for November

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 16 Dec 2022 06:23:21 +0000

Led by gymnastics ace Carlos Edriel Yulo, pint-sized Filipino athletes made the biggest sports headlines in the month of November. The Pinoy pocket dynamo stood out in bagging a silver and bronze medal, respectively, in the men’s vault and parallel bars plus finishing eighth overall in the grueling all-around event in the 51st FIG Artistic […]

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Tokyo heroes to grace Batang Pinoy opening in Ilocos

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2022 09:07:00 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Tokyo Olympics silver medalists Carlo Paalam and Nesthy Petecio will provide star power when they grace the opening ceremony of the Philippine Sports Commission-Batang Pinoy National Championships on Saturday, Dec. 17, at the Quirino Stadium in Bantay, Ilocos Sur. The two boxing champions, who are products of the PSC’s grassroots program, will […]

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PSC all-out in support to PH boxers bid for Paris Games berths

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 14 Nov 2022 08:46:58 +0000

Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Chairman Noli Eala is fully committed to support the national boxing team in its quest for 2024 Paris Olympics as he welcomed 2022 ASBC Asian Elite Boxing Championship gold medalist Carlo Paalam, and bronze medalists Nesthy Petecio and Hergie Bacyadan at Rizal Memorial Sports Complex on Monday.  “We are in full […]

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Paalam stuns foe, bags gold in ASBC Asian tilt

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 12 Nov 2022 22:22:42 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Carlo Paalam stunned 2021 world championship silver medalist Makhmud Sabyrkhan of Kazakhstan by hacking out a split decision to capture the men’s 54kg bantamweight gold medal in the ASBC Asian Elite Boxing Championships in Amman, Jordan Saturday, Nov. 12. Paalam, who moved up to the heavier weight category, earned a 30-27 decision […]

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PSC vows to support EJ Obiena’s Hanoi SEA Games campaign

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2022 09:27:26 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) won’t abandon its mandate as it intends to support EJ Obiena’s participation in the 31st Southeast Asian Games. The development came after the PSC Board meeting Tuesday where the government sports agency decided to fund all athletes endorsed by the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC). Obiena was one of […]

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Diaz leads nominees for PSA’s Athlete of the Year Award

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 02 Feb 2022 05:32:44 +0000

The most memorable period in Philippine sports history will be relived and honored next month when the Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) and San Miguel Corporation (SMC) teamed up anew to hold its traditional Annual Awards Night. The festivity is booked at the ballroom of the Diamond Hotel Manila and could either be held face-to-face or […]

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UPDATE: No goodbyes yet as Paalam, Marcial enter boxing finals

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Fri, 06 Dec 2019 10:15:10 +0000

FILIPINO boxers Carlo Paalam and Eumir Marcial defeated their respective opponents in the boxing event of the 30th Southeast Asian Games at the PICC forum tent on Friday. Paalam beat 2017 Malaysia SEA Games gold medalist Muhammad Fuad Redzuan to enter the men’s light flyweight finals. Paalam is at least assured of a silver. Defending champion Marcial defeated […]

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