Petecio advances to semifinals, assures bronze for PH
Nesthy Petecio started her title retention bid on a high note after beating Kay Thew of Myanmar to advance to the semifinal of the women's featherweight boxing in the 31st Southeast Asian Games at the Bac Ninh Gymnasium Wednesday, May 18.
Nesthy Petecio remains last Filipina standing in IBA world boxing tourney
Petecio’s triumph came after Aira Villegas absorbed a 5-0 beating at the hands of Bulgaria’s Zlatislava Chukanova in her opening-round match in the 48-50kg light flyweight division.
Petecio loses via split decision against Venezuelan rival in world tilt
Petecio was aggressive to lead the scorecards in the first two rounds, but Alcala displayed more impressive attacks in the third to capture the tight win.
Petecio, Paalam book Tokyo Olympic spots as AIBA confirms qualification thru ranking
The International Olympic Committee Boxing Task Force (IOC-BTF) has sent to the Philippine Olympic Committee confirmatory notices of qualification to the Tokyo Olympics of four Filipino boxers.
Petecio remembers late best friend after earning Tokyo berth
World champion boxer Nesthy Petecio believed that the guidance of her late best friend, Alexcel Dargantes, was instrumental in her journey of becoming the latest athlete to earn a spot in the Tokyo Olympics.
ABAP chief Ricky Vargas: Tokyo 2021 best chance for first Olympic gold medal
Boxing chief Ricky Vargas believes he might end up with a broken heart if the Tokyo Olympics gets scrapped altogether.
PSC releases 2nd batch of discount booklets
More than 1,000 national athletes and coaches can now avail 20 percent discounts after the Philippine Sports Commission released the second of the three batches of discount booklets.