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Rappler Sports Timeout: What's up with Nesthy Petecio?

May 20, 2020 - 10:17 AM

Rappler catches up with Nesthy Petecio as the world boxing champion tries to stay focused on her Olympic goals amid the tough times

'I keep thinking about food': Diaz, Petecio struggle with quarantine diet

May 17, 2020 - 9:35 AM

Olympic hopefuls Hidilyn Diaz and Nesthy Petecio make adjustments to meet an athlete's diet during quarantine

NUTRITION STRUGGLES. Hidilyn Diaz (left) and Nesthy Petecio follow Dr. Jeaneth Aro's diet plan for athletes. Photos by Josh Albelda/Rappler (Diaz) and Alecs Ongcal/Rappler (Petecio)

Nesthy Petecio battled depression before boxing glory

Apr 09, 2020 - 6:21 PM

World boxing champion Nesthy Petecio overcomes depression and anxiety before punching her way to the top

TRIUMPH. Nesthy Petecio wins the battle over depression before basking in boxing glory. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Olympic qualifier heartbreak more painful than breakup, says Petecio

Mar 09, 2020 - 11:31 PM

Nesthy Petecio succumbs to her Japanese foe as she falls short of nailing a slot in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

FALL SHORT. Nesthy Petecio could not carry her winning ways from her gold-medal triumph in the Southeast Asian Games to the Olympic qualifiers. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Petecio fails first shot at Olympics

Mar 09, 2020 - 8:55 PM

World boxing champion Nesthy Petecio bows to her Japanese foe in the Olympic qualifiers as she misses her first try at securing a Tokyo 2020 ticket

ONE MORE CHANCE. Nesthy Petecio can still qualify for the Olympics through the World Olympic Qualifying Tournament. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Petecio one win away from maiden Olympics berth

Mar 04, 2020 - 10:20 PM

Nesthy Petecio eases into the Olympic qualifiers quarterfinals, putting her a win away from qualifying for the quadrennial meet

FAVORITE. Nesthy Petecio proves that she is one of the favorites for a Tokyo 2020 Olympics berth. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

PH boxers Petecio, Marcial seeded No. 1 in Olympic qualifiers

Mar 03, 2020 - 2:33 PM

World championship medalists Nesthy Petecio and Eumir Marcial are the country's frontrunners for an Olympic berth in the continental qualifiers

FRONTRUNNER. Nesthy Petecio begin her Olympic qualifying campaign on Wednesday, March 4. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Diaz, Petecio lead PSA major awardees

Feb 24, 2020 - 10:40 PM

Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz and boxer Nesthy Petecio will be honored along with 10 other sports personalities

RECOGNIZED. Hidilyn Diaz and Nesthy Petecio will be feted by the Philippine Sportswriters Association. Photos from Josh Albelda/Rappler (Diaz) and Alecs Ongcal/Rappler (Petecio)

Hidilyn Diaz, Nesthy Petecio join POC Athletes' Commission

Feb 14, 2020 - 3:38 PM

The POC Athletes' Commission expands to 7 to meet the membership requirements

FOR THE ATHLETES. Hidilyn Diaz continues her role in representing national athletes to the International Olympic Committee. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

WATCH: Pacquiao, Petecio set SEA Games 2019 cauldron aglow

Nov 30, 2019 - 9:35 PM

Manny Pacquiao passes the torch to world boxing champion Nesthy Petecio in the cauldron-lighting ceremony

Screenshot from 2019 South East Asian Games Philippines/Youtube

Pacquiao, Petecio to serve as SEA Games 2019 torchbearers

Nov 27, 2019 - 6:09 PM

The boxing champions will light the cauldron at New Clark City in Capas, Tarlac as the opening ceremonies unfold at the Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan

LIGHTING THE TORCH. Manny Pacquiao and Nesthy Petecio will play a huge role in the opening ceremonies of the 2019 SEA Games. Photo by John Gurzinski/AFP (Pacquiao) and Asian Games PH media pool (Petecio)

[EDITORIAL] Isang bagsak para sa mga atleta, isang batok sa mga opisyal

Oct 21, 2019 - 12:25 PM

With only 3 golds on the world stage, we can't be proud of our sports programs

Duterte gives Yulo, Petecio, other medal winners more cash rewards

Oct 17, 2019 - 9:16 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte meets with gymnast Carlos Yulo, boxers Nesthy Petecio and Eumir Marcial, pole vaulter Ernest Obiena, and weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz in the Malacañang complex

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte meets 49th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships Gold Medalist Carlos Yulo at the Malago Clubhouse in Malacañang on October 16, 2019. Malacañang Photo

Sports wRap: Celebrating our Filipino athletes

Oct 16, 2019 - 10:14 PM

Rappler Sports hosts Agatha Uvero and Naveen Ganglani discuss the historic wins of Filipino athletes in the world stage, plus the thrilling action in the UAAP

PH athletes see silver lining in tough road to glory

Oct 16, 2019 - 12:11 AM

'I think everybody here knows that we lost a lot of times before we actually won,' says Olympic pole vault qualifier EJ Obiena

GOLDEN TRIO. (from left to right) Nesthy Petecio, Carlos Yulo and EJ Obiena bring glory to the Philippines on the world stage. Photo by Beatrice Go/Rappler

Nesthy Petecio targets Olympic dream for her family

Oct 15, 2019 - 6:39 PM

'Pangarap ko po ‘yung Olympics. Pangarap po ng papa ko iyon na hindi natupad, so ako ‘yung tutupad para sa kanya,' says Nesthy Petecio

ON TOP. Even after ruling the world stage, Nesthy Petecio continues to dream big. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

World champions Yulo, Petecio to receive cash incentives

Oct 14, 2019 - 6:40 PM

Carlos Yulo rules in the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships, while Nesthy Petecio reigns supreme in the AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships

CHAMPIONS. Carlos Yulo and Nesthy Petecio both deliver gold medals for the Philippines. Photos from Jat Tenorio/Red Ox Media Events (Yulo) and AIBA (Petecio)

FAST FACTS: Who is boxing world champion Nesthy Petecio?

Oct 14, 2019 - 12:54 AM

Get to know Filipina boxer Nesthy Petecio, who ended a string of heartbreaks with a breakthrough win in the 2019 Women's World Boxing Championships

BREAKING BARRIERS. Nesthy Petecio tops the podium in the 2019 Women's Boxing World Championships featherweight division. Screenshot from Russian Boxing Federation livestream

Nesthy Petecio strikes gold in women's world boxing

Oct 13, 2019 - 7:38 PM

Featherweight boxer Nesthy Petecio rules in the Women's World Boxing Championships to become the second Filipina world titlist

ON TOP. Nesthy Petecio (back row, second from left) becomes the latest boxer to bring glory to the Philippines. Photo from AIBA

Asian boxing: Koronadal, CdO bets triumph; Petecio loses

Apr 20, 2019 - 5:05 PM

Ramel Macado and Marvin Tabamo keep the Philippine team’s campaign going in the Asian Boxing Championships

GRITTY WIN. Philippine bet Marvin Tabamo outlasts 2017 SEA Games flyweight gold medalist Aldoms Suguro of Indonesia. Photo from Tabamo’s Facebook account

Fernandez suffers KO after controversial Petecio loss

Aug 25, 2018 - 11:16 PM

Philippine boxing absorbs another blow in the 2018 Asian Games

CONTROVERSIAL. Filipina featherweight Nesthy Petecio loses to China’s Yin Jun Hua in a contentious decision. Photo by Asian Games media pool

No Filipina Olympic boxers as Petecio loses decision at AIBA Worlds

May 21, 2016 - 8:21 PM

Nesthy Petecio loses a split decision to Morocco s Zohra Ez Zahraoui meaning that there will be no Filipina boxers at the Rio Olympics

SPLIT DECISION. Flyweight Nesthy Petecio shut out her Morrocan foe on one scorecard but loses on the other two at the AIBA Women's World Championships. Photo from Petecio's Twitter account

Nesthy Petecio holds her head high despite Olympic Qualifying loss

Mar 30, 2016 - 5:09 PM

The Davao del Sur native may not have qualified for the 2016 Olympics but she has made lots of progress for women s boxing in the Philippines

Nesthy Petecio, seen during the 2015 SEA Games, wants to continue winning medals for the Philippines despite falling short in the Asian-Oceanian qualifiers. File photo by Singapore SEA Games Organising Committee/Action Images via Reuters

4 Pinoy boxers advance to Olympics Qualifying semis; Petecio out

Mar 30, 2016 - 1:12 PM

Rogen Ladon Mario Fernandez Charly Suarez and Eumir Marcial move one win away from qualifying for the Rio Olympics

ONE WIN AWAY. From left. flyweight Rogen Ladon, bantamweight Mario Fernandez, lightweight Charly Suarez and welterweight Eumir Felix Marcial during light training on Wednesday.Photo from ABAP

5 Filipino boxers advance to Olympic Qualifier quarterfinals

Mar 29, 2016 - 10:49 AM

Eumir Felix Marcial Rogen Ladon Mario Fernandez Charly Suarez and Nesthy Petecio move one step closer to a spot in the 2016 Olympics

ON TO THE QUARTERS. Eumir Marcial, seen during the 2015 SEA Games, is one of 5 Filipino boxers in the Asian-Oceanian qualifiers. File photo by Singapore SEA Games Organising Committee/Action Images via Reuters

Pinoy boxers Suarez, Petecio earn 1-2 wins in Olympic Qualifiers

Mar 28, 2016 - 11:06 AM

Charly Suarez and Nesthy Petecio are 4 wins away from earning a spot in the 2016 Olympics

NEXT ROUND. Charly Suarez (L) and Nesthy Petecio (R) kept the Philippines unbeaten at the Asian-Oceania qualifiers. File photos/Rappler

Filipino boxers Ladon, Marcial, Suarez seeded at Olympic Qualifiers

Mar 26, 2016 - 1:36 PM

Rogen Ladon and Eumir Marcial are the number one seeds in China while Charly Suarez is seeded number two

OLYMPIC DREAMS. Eumir Marcial, Charly Suarez and Rogen Ladon are among the Filipinos aiming for an Olympic berth in China.

ABAP: Quality not quantity for Rio boxing qualifiers

Mar 21, 2016 - 3:53 PM

Six Filipino boxers will try to punch their tickets to the Rio Olympics at the Asia Oceania qualifying tournament this week in China

CHINA BOUND. Rogen Ladon (L) and Mario Fernandez (R) are among the boxers who will try to qualify for the 2016 Olympics this year. Ladon photo from his Facebook, Fernandez photo from Reuters

Fernandez, Marcial score devastating KOs as PH boxers win 5 gold medals

Jun 10, 2015 - 6:21 PM

The boxing team gives the country s medal count a serious boost as Mario Fernandez and Josie Gabuco repeat as SEA Games champions

SUPER MARIO. Mario Fernandez wins his second straight SEA Games gold medal. Photo by Singapore SEA Games Organising Committee/Action Images via Reuters

Philippine boxers receive favorable draw at Asian Games

Sep 23, 2014 - 11:38 PM

The Philippine national team received what it feels to be a favorable draw as boxing action begins at the Incheon Asian Games

Charly Suarez (L) will face Alnur Abdurimov of Uzbekistan in the first round of Asian Games boxing. File photo by Rolex Dela Pena/EPA

Cash incentives, pride fuel PH boxers at Asian Games

Sep 18, 2014 - 7:53 PM

With a P3 million reward for a gold medal and respect from the international boxing community at stake the Philippine team looks to make its mark in Incheon

Charly Suarez (L) is one of the Philippines’ most experienced bets in the Asian Games boxing competition. Photo by Rolex Dela Pena/EPA