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All the Cool Details We Spotted Inside the Olympic Village in Tokyo

Olympians get access to dermatologists, free haircuts, and more!
As fanfare over the Tokyo 2020 Olympics continues to sweep the globe, athletes take center stage, pumping years of blood, sweat, and hard work into their respective events, in hopes of taking home a medal for their countries. When they’re not chasing
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How the Philippines' Olympic Roster Is Shattering Gender Stereotypes in Sports

It could cancel the 'kababae mong tao' thinking that has permeated our culture and more, says a gender studies professor.
In a particularly patriarchal society, we've long been conditioned into boxing things into gender roles—this is for men, this is for women. Anyone who doesn't conform to these standards is seen as outlandish.It's a way of thinking that's long seeped into sports.For
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9 Filipino Olympic Athletes Who Have Won Medals

From Teofilo Yldefonso to Hidilyn Diaz, here are the Filipino athletes who competed on the international stage and brought back a medal (or two).
The Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics have begun, and excitement is at an all-time high. While we've gotten to know the Filipino athletes who are competing under Team Philippines in Japan, it's worth looking back at the Filipinos who have won medals in
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Did You Know? Hidilyn Diaz Is Currently a Business Management Major

She's had her fair share of Accounting and extracurricular activities.
July 26, 2021 was a historic day for the Philippines as Olympic athlete Hidilyn Diaz snatched the first Olympic gold medal of the country when she won in the 55kg category of the Tokyo Olympics weightlifting competition.The gold medal came after Hidilyn
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Hidilyn Diaz Can Now Travel the World for Free and for Life

Now that's a perk worthy of a gold medal.
Sure, Hidilyn Diaz might be coming home to a cash prize worth over 30 million pesos after her victory at the Tokyo Olympics. She's also receiving a house and lot, and a multi-million-peso condominium in the city at that. Those are all
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10 Things You Need to Know About Olympic Gold Medalist Hidilyn Diaz

Meet the real life weightlifting fairy!
The entire country united in jubilation when weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz won the Philippines its first-ever Gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, 97 years into joining the quadrennial meet. The Filipina memorably beat out her Chinese competitor to cement herself in the history
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Did You Know? Hidilyn Diaz Once Tried to Ask for Financial Assistance on Social Media

But after her historic finish in Tokyo, the Olympic gold medalist is set to receive millions in prizes.
On July 26, weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz made history as the first Filipino to bag a gold medal at the Olympics. She bested all her competitors at the women's 55kg weightlifting competition in Tokyo, finishing strong (literally) at the final 127kg clean and jerk.That
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8 Filipinos Who Made International Headlines in 2018

It was definitely a good year for Pinoy Pride!
2018 was undoubtedly a good year for Pinoy pride—one of the most colorful in the decade, if we say so ourselves. From fashion, film, to sports, we've reached some major milestones thanks to our fellow Filipinos that raised the country's flag in