Tag Archives: Sports

Who is Erlinda Lavandia?

  Erlinda Lavandia was born in the island of Surigao del Norte in 1952. She is considered as one of the greatest Javelin Throwers in the history of the Southeast Asian Games. Lavandia displayed her dominance in three (3) consecutive editions of the games. In 1977, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, she recorded a throw of 45.22 meters and finished… Read More »

Rene Barrientos (Boxing) Sports Hero

  Rene Barrientos was born in Aklan on September 25, 1943.  He cemented his stature as one of the greatest hard-hitting boxers in the Philippines after reigning as the Philippine champion in the Super Featherweight division from 1964 to 1967. In 1969, Rene Barrientos claimed the World Boxing Council Super Featherweight crown after defeating American fighter Ruben Navarro… Read More »

Senate Honored Philippines Mixed Martial Arts Champions

  The Philippine Senate Honored the Philippines Mixed Martial Arts Champions.   Senator Gatchalian is proud to be with the Cordillera warriors headed by the champion Mr.Eduard Folayang.   Eduard Folayang is the new One Championship Champion in the lightweight division.   The other champions are: Kevin Belingon – One Bamtamweight World Champiom Geje Eustaquio – One flyweight… Read More »

Josephine Dela Vina | Philippine Sports Hall of Fame

Josephine Dela Vina was included in the third batch of enshrinees in the Philippine Sports Hall of Fame in Athletics. Josephine Dela Vina said, that everytime she win in an international meet, tears would fill her eyes when the Philippine tri-color was hoisted and the band played the national anthem. Although her father is Mexican, she believe she… Read More »