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JUST IN: EJ Obiena breaks Philippines’ pole vault record anew with silver in Poland

Ernest John "EJ" Obiena has just broken the Philippines' pole vault record with his silver-winning performance earlier today at the Irena Szwewinska Memorial/ Bydgosszcz Cup in Poland.

Philippines’ weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz secures Tokyo Olympics berth

The Philippines' weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz has secured a Tokyo Olympics berth after her strong finish at the 2021 Asian Weightlifting Championships in Uzbekistan, her first event this year.

James De Los Santos wins gold match against Guinness Record holder

Filipino eKata world leader James De Los Santos won gold as he displayed top form in a match against his Guinness World Record holder and world champion competitor at the Katana International League #4.
EJ Obiena Monaco

Olympics-bound EJ Obiena gives Philippines its 1st medal at Monaco Diamond League

Tokyo Olympics-bound Ernest John "EJ" Obiena has given the Philippines its first-ever medal at the Monaco Diamond League pole vault competition.

Boxer Irish Magno is 1st Filipina on Team Philippines at Tokyo Olympics

Filipina Boxer Irish Magno has earned the distinction of being the first Filipina, and the fourth Olympics Filipino qualifier, on the Team Philippines roster going to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Davaoeña skier Ana Reynado Wahleithner is 1st Filipina Qualifier to 2020 Winter Youth Olympic...

Ana Noelle Reynado Wahleithner has been confirmed as the first Filipina Qualifier to the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) to be held in January in Lausanne, Switzerland. The 16-year-old Ana Wahleithner was announced by the...
Maria Leonor Estampador

Pinay fencing champ gets Olympic recognition

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Switzerland has honored Filipina fencing champion Maria Leonor Estampador with the Continental Award for Asia.
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