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Congratulations, Hidilyn and Julius!
Wedding bells will soon be ringing for the country's first-ever Olympic gold medalist! Hidilyn Diaz announces on Instagram her engagement to her coach-boyfriend Julius Naranjo. They were surrounded by celebrity couples Marco Alcaraz and Precious Lara Quigaman, and Iza Calzado and Ben Wintle. A
She wanted it, and she got it.
Whether an answered prayer or just the law of attraction, there's always something magical about people saying their wishes out loud and actually achieving it. These days similar anecdotes are being passed around with the hashtag #manifest; or in Filipino, it's what
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
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
Soon after weightlifting fairy Hidilyn Diaz won the Philippines' first Olympic gold medal, and after featherweight boxer Nesthy Petecio officially advanced to the Tokyo 2020 semifinals, Bianca Gonzalez took to Twitter to celebrate by writing: "Isa paaaa!!!! ABANTE BABAE!!!!"A Twitter user felt the
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
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
The athlete’s hard work is paying off in spades.
After making Olympic history as the first Filipino to win a gold medal, it’s not farfetched to say that weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz is now considered a national treasure. Of course, someone of her caliber bestowed that title aptly deserves to be showered
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
It was a tender moment that will make you even prouder to be Pinoy.
The Philippines had never won an Olympic gold medal before Hidilyn Diaz. On Monday, July 26, the 30-year-old weightlifter beat out China's Liao Qiuyun and Kazakhstan's Zulfiya Chinshanlo by lifting a record-breaking combined weight of 224 kilograms (493.8 pounds), closing the women's 55kg
All were well-deserved tributes to our historic Olympian.
Nothing lifts the spirit quite like an Olympic gold victory. Though the incessant rain and pandemic woes have plagued Filipinos as of late, weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz provided that much needed boost of morale when she won the top spot for the women’s
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
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
"Growing up naging insecure ako. Syempre kinakahiya ko yung muscle ko."
There’s no denying that our national athlete Hidilyn Diaz is an inspiration to all Filipinas everywhere. After winning silver at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, where she competed in the 53 kg women’s weightlifting category, Hidilyn has become a
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