Paalam on semis win vs Tanaka: Pinalabas ko na talaga ‘yong laro ko

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 05 Aug 2021 21:50:48 +0000

By CARLO ANOLIN Carlo Paalam knew that the semifinal match against Ryomei Tanaka of Japan was already a do-or-die moment for him.And so he had to unleash his A game against the Japanese boxer to secure a sure silver medal for the Philippines.The 23-year-old slugger from Cagayan de Oro did not disappoint after scoring a […]

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Creamline clinches 1st semis berth, beats erstwhile unbeaten Choco Mucho

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 04 Aug 2021 22:14:03 +0000

By JEREMIAH SEVILLA Creamline banked on its veteran experience and dealt younger sister team Choco Mucho its first defeat, 18-25, 25-9, 21-25, 25-18, 15-6, to grab the first semifinal spot in the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference on Wednesday night, August 4 at the PVC Socio-Civic & Cultural Center in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte.  Led by […]

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Jaja delivers anew as Chery Tiggo boosts semis bid; Sta. Lucia wins

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 01 Aug 2021 22:26:17 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Chery Tiggo snapped Petro Gazz’s three-game winning run with a thrilling 25-18, 25-20, 25-22 victory in the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference Sunday at the PVC Socio-Civic & Cultural Center in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte. Jaja Santiago spearheaded the assault for the Crossovers, who posted their second straight win to improve to a […]

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Petecio assured of silver after stirring win over taller Italian rival in semis

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 31 Jul 2021 09:36:59 +0000

By TITO S. TALAO TOKYO — Boxing, the bulwark of Philippine participation in the Games until Hidilyn Diaz came along and lifted weightlifting to golden heights, continued to enjoy a power-packed resurgence in the XXXII Olympiad Saturday even as pole vault cleared the bar while golf stumbled in the fairway. No other fighter, so far, […]

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Eumir eyes semis against fellow Roach student

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 31 Jul 2021 08:00:11 +0000

By TITO S. TALAO TOKYO — Eumir Felix Marcial, the top seed in the middleweight division in the XXXII Olympiad, goes for a seat in the boxing semis against Arman Darchinyan of Armenia Sunday at the Kokugikan Arena. The fight is set at 11:36 a.m. (Manila time), with the winner between two boxers who had […]

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Pagadian downs Kapatagan, reaches Mindanao leg semis

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2021 13:35:17 +0000

PAGADIAN, ZAMBOANGA DEL SUR ‒ Third-seeded Pagadian defeated No.8 Kapatagan, 87-76, in their knockout match and advance to semis of the 2021 Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup semifinals Friday night here. Pagadian will clash with fourth-ranked Petra Cement-Roxas in the best-of-three semis first phase. Game One is set on Sunday, Aug. 1, at 4 pm. […]

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Eala, Russian partner survive tense battle to advance to semis

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2021 22:19:12 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Alex Eala and Oksana Selekhmeteva outlasted Hungary’s Natalia Szabanin and Croatia’s Petra Marcinko, 7-6 (7), 7-6 (5), to reach the semifinals of the Roland Garros Girls Doubles on Thursday, June 10. The top-seeded Filipino-Russian pair needed 1 hour and 39 minutes in beating their fifth-ranked foes to set up a duel with […]

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Tokyo Games-bound Marcial suffers stunning semis defeat in Dubai

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 29 May 2021 06:29:55 +0000

By Waylon Galvez Tokyo Olympics-bound boxer Eumir Marcial was the biggest casualty Friday when the Philippine boxing team was wiped out of the ASBC Elite Men and Women Boxing Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Though seeded No. 1 – and already a professional – Marcial suffered a stunning 5-0 loss to Uzbekistan’s Jafarov Saidjamshid in […]

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Tokyo Games-bound Marcial suffers crushing semis defeat in Dubai

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 29 May 2021 06:29:55 +0000

By Waylon Galvez Tokyo Olympics-bound boxer Eumir Marcial was the biggest casualty Friday when the Philippine boxing team was wiped out of the ASBC Elite Men and Women Boxing Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Though seeded No. 1 – and already a professional – Marcial proved to match to Uzbekistan’s Jafarov Saidjamshid in the semis […]

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Taekwondo’s Barbosa makes it to Tokyo Games with semis win

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 22 May 2021 22:09:24 +0000

Kurt Barbosa became the ninth Filipino to qualify to the Tokyo Olympics after securing a final berth in his division in the Asian Taekwondo Qualification Tournament in Amman, Jordan Saturday night. Barbosa, a 2019 Southeast Asian Games gold medalist, delivered the crucial blows in the last five seconds to turn back hometown bet Zaid Al-Halawani, […]

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