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IN MEMORIAM: Olympian boxer Leopoldo Serantes dies at 59

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Boxer Leopoldo Serantes, who won a bronze medal in the 1988 Summer Olympics, has passed away at age 59, the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) announced. Aside from his Olympic bronze in Seoul, Leopoldo, a...
SILVER FINISH

Paalam snares silver in final loss to Briton

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Filipino flyweight boxer Carlo Paalam has settled for the silver medal after bowing to Great Britain’s Galal Yafai, 4-1 split decision, in their gold medal match at the Kokugikan Arena in Tokyo Olympics, August...

Paalam wins for sure silver, Marcial loses

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Flyweight Filipino boxer Carlo Paalam won in a 5-0 shutout against hometown bet, Ryomei Tanaka for a sure silver and barge into the final round for a chance to snare the gold...

Alex Eala wins in WTA 250 debut

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Filipina tennis sensation Alexandra Eala won in her WTA 250 debut by dispatching also-ran Paula Ormaechea of Argentina, 7-5, 6-2, in the Round of 32 of the women’s singles event of the Cluj-Napoca Winners...

Diaz wins gold in Tokyo Olympics weightlifting

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by Villamor Visaya Jr./Balitang Hilaga News Team Woman weighlifter Hidilyn Diaz bagged the first-ever gold for the Philippines, ending the country's longtime quest in the Olympics. The 30-year-old Zamboanga Air Force airwoman and weightlifter,...