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PH para athletes undaunted by elite rivals in Tokyo

  Wheelchair racer Jerrold Mangliwan and discus thrower Jeanette Aceveda (Contributed photo) TOKYO (PNA) – Wheelchair racer Jerrold Mangliwan and discus thrower Jeanette Aceveda are undaunted by the elite opposition they will be up against in their respective events in the World Paralympic Games here. “Ang umaaayaw ay hindi magwawagi. Kaya hindi tayo umaayaw (He who gives up … Continue reading

HIDILYN goes home
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HIDILYN goes home

HIDILYN goes home TOKYO—It won’t be long before the entire Philippines welcomes its first Olympic gold medalist, Hidilyn Diaz. Diaz, who won the women’s -55 kgs gold medal of weightlifting in Olympic record fashion at the Tokyo International Forum on Monday night, will be flying back home on Wednesday on board a Philippine Airlines flight. … Continue reading