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Hidilyn Diaz joins BDO as its champion for financial education
/ from October 27, 2021
BDO Unibank formally welcomed Wednesday, October 27, Hidilyn Diaz, the Philippines’ first-ever Olympic Gold medalist, to its family of brand ambassadors.Three months after ending the country’s nearly 100-year quest for Gold at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the Zamboanga City native joins forces with the Bank to champion financial education not ...
AirAsia awards Hidilyn Diaz with lifetime free flights
/ from July 27, 2021
IN RECOGNITION of her hard work, passion, and sportsmanship best exemplified during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, AirAsia has awarded Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz with “lifetime free flights.”Diaz conquered the Tokyo Olympics’ women’s 55-kilogram weightlifting competition on Tuesday, July 26, 2021, etching a historic first gold win for the Philippines, ...
IATF: Tokyo Olympics, SEA Games athletes may resume training
/ from May 21, 2021
ATHLETES bound for Tokyo Olympics and Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) were allowed to commence with their bubble-type training, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque announced Friday, May 21, 2021.He stressed, however, that the training is subject to the applicable guidelines set by the Philippine Sports Commission, Games and Amusement Board and ...
Indonesian athlete wins gold, dedicates win to father
/ from December 04, 2019
IN WHAT would have been a joyful celebration turned into a bittersweet moment.Indonesia's Edgar Xavier Marvelo on Tuesday, December 3, won two gold medals in men's Gunshu and Daoshu events during the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games. But while he competed, his father back home passed away.It was only after ...
Pru Life UK partners with health, fitness ambassadors for PRURide PH 2019
/ from March 19, 2019
BRITISH life insurer Pru Life UK partnered with three health and fitness ambassadors to champion the company’s advocacy of promoting a healthy and active lifestyle through cycling.Actor Zoren Legaspi, TV host and former volleyball player Gretchen Ho, and TV host Kuya Kim Atienza will join the country’s biggest cycling festival, ...
Group empowering PWDs wins Smart award
/ from January 29, 2019
FOR its efforts to enable persons with disability (PWDs) to develop as independent, integrated and empowered citizens, the Philippine Accessible Disability Services (Pads) received an award from PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications.Pads athlete and youth sports mentor Brylle Samgel Arombo received the Smart Communities Award from PLDT-Smart public affairs head ...
Lenovo, Intel kick off Legion of Champions III 2019
/ from January 18, 2019
LENOVO, the world’s leading PC and smart device manufacturer, has announced the kick-off of its Legion of Champions Series III (LoC III) Grand Finals.In partnership with Intel, this eSports competition will bring together over 60 gaming talents from 11 markets across Asia Pacific, as they seek to be crowned 2019’s ...
Clarkson: Being Philippines flagbearer ranks with NBA finals
/ from August 20, 2018
JAKARTA, Indonesia -- Jordan Clarkson said playing with the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA finals a few months ago was a "great experience."Being the flagbearer at the opening of the Asian Games may have matched it."It was probably one of the happiest days I've had in my career, in my ...
Pinoy cyclist dons Barong Tagalog in Prudential RideLondon 2018
/ from August 03, 2018
FILIPINO cyclist Tetsuya “Jun” Minagawa recently completed the Prudential RideLondon Brompton World Championship Final in London, United Kingdom.Donning a traditional Barong Tagalog as his official cycling attire, Minagawa cycled a 1.3-mile circuit around the world-famous St. James’ Park in the capital.Minagawa joined more than 500 smartly-dressed cyclists from around the ...
Butcher quits Philippines before first game
/ from August 03, 2018
MANILA-- Former England soccer captain Terry Butcher has stepped down as head coach of the Philippines national team after less than a month in charge.Butcher, appointed on June 14 to replace Thomas Dooley and prepare the team for a first-ever Asian Cup appearance in January, leaves Manila without taking charge ...