Tag: 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Yuka Saso rises to World No. 8 in golf rankings after Olympic debut

The Philippines' Yuka Saso has gained two places to become No. 8 in the latest world golf rankings after finishing in the top ten of the women's golf event in the Tokyo Olympics.

WATCH: Filipina Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz reveals plan to write book to inspire...

Filipina Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz has revealed plans to write a book to inspire the next generation of young athletes in the Philippines after lifting her way into history as the nation's first-ever Olympic gold medalist.

MEET: 19 Filipinos campaigning for Philippines’ 1st Olympic Gold in Tokyo

Meet the 19-strong Philippines' national contingent boosting the country’s chances of winning its first Olympic gold medal in the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, which officially kicks off on Friday, July 23 until August 8, 2021.

How to Watch 19 Filipino Olympians Compete in Tokyo Olympics

Here's how to watch 19 Filipino Olympians compete in 12 events at the Tokyo Olympics starting July 23, 2021.

Philippines’ EJ Obiena jumps to World No. 6 Pole Vaulter ahead of Olympic debut

The Philippines' champion pole vaulter Ernest John "EJ" Obiena has climbed to No. 6 in the World Athletics Men's Pole Vault Rankings ahead of his debut in the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Kiyomi Watanabe makes history as 1st Filipina Olympian in Judo

The Philippines' national judoka Kiyomi Watanabe has qualified for the Tokyo Olympics in July, becoming the country's first-ever Filipina Olympian in judo.

Top gymnast Carlos Yulo lands vault bronze in 1st tourney this season

The Philippines' top gymnast Carlos Edriel Yulo scored the bronze medal in the men's vault event at the 53rd All-Japan Seniors Gymnastics Championships held in Takasaki Arena, Japan, his first competition since the 2019 SEA Games.

Philippines nabs spot in FIBA 3×3 Men’s Basketball Olympic Qualifying Tournament

Team Philippines moved up on the ladder towards the Olympics after being named as one of the 20 nations that earned a spot to continue in the Fédération Internationale de Basketball (FIBA) 3x3 Men’s...

Filipino gymnast Carlos Yulo somersaults his way to 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Filipino gymnast Carlos Edriel "Caloy" Yulo has successfully secured a berth in the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympics in Japan. Yulo's Japanese coach Munehiro Kugimiya confirmed on his social media the Olympics qualification of the Philippines' top...

EJ Obiena surges into Top 10 of World Pole Vault Rankings, 1st Filipino ever

Filipino champion pole vaulter Ernest John "EJ" Obiena has soared to the Top 10 of the World Rankings for Men's Pole Vault of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), marking the first time...

Pole Vaulter EJ Obiena is 1st Filipino qualifier for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Filipino pole vault champion Ernest John "EJ" Obiena is the first Filipino qualifier for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. EJ Obiena won the gold as he cleared 5.81 meters in the Men’s Pole Vault competition of...

Personified Philippine flag introduced in Japanese Anime as “Rizal”

The Philippine flag has been personified into a Japanese anime character named Rizal in time for the country's 121st Independence Day celebration. "Rizal" was introduced by the website World Flags as part of the promotion...
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