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Olympian Kirstie Alora moves on after shock exit

Aug 22, 2018 - 9:56 PM

Despite getting knocked out early, the 2016 Rio Olympian says she's far from done in taekwondo

NOT ENOUGH. Kirstie Elaine Alora believes that she still has a lot more to work on. File Photo by PSC-POC Media Group

SEA Games 2017: Malaysia welcomes athletes at opening ceremony

Aug 20, 2017 - 12:09 AM

From marching bands to fireworks and an elaborate light show Malaysia showcases well its culture traditions and modern tastes

WATCH: Team Philippines marches in SEA Games 2017 opening

Aug 19, 2017 - 9:00 PM

Taekwondo Olympian Kirstie Alora carries the Philippine flag

TEAM PHILIPPINES. The Philippine contingent parades during the 2017 Southeast Asian Games opening ceremony. Photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler

10 Filipino athletes to look out for in 2017 SEA Games

Aug 18, 2017 - 8:39 PM

Here s a short list of some of the outstanding Filipino athletes who will see action at the 2017 Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

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PH looks to improve at Tokyo 2020 as Rio Games close

Aug 22, 2016 - 5:11 PM

Chef de mission Jose Romasanta gives an assessment of the Philippines Olympic participation calling it a good run

END OF THE JOURNEY. Kirstie Alora (L) is the last Filipino Olympian to leave Rio. Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP

Tearful Alora bows out of Rio after second loss

Aug 21, 2016 - 1:30 PM

Kirstie Alora the last Olympian competing for the Philippines at the Olympics is unable to win a medal

Olympian Kirstie Alora fails to make quarterfinals

Aug 20, 2016 - 9:46 PM

The first time Olympian Alora falls to her veteran opponent

POC president confident taekwondo jin Alora can earn medal

Aug 19, 2016 - 3:39 PM

The last Filipino athlete remaining to compete at Rio is boosted by the arrival of her parents

Kirstie Alora's coach confident she can go far in Rio Olympics

Aug 19, 2016 - 11:39 AM

The last Filipino athlete remaining to compete in Rio faces a tough test right away against 2008 gold medalist Maria Espinoza of Mexico

NO EASY TASK. Kirstie Alora has what it takes to win a medal at any stage, says her coach. But nothing will come easy in a tournament like the Olympics. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

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Aug 18, 2016 - 7:42 PM

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The Philippines' last Olympian standing prepares for battle

Aug 18, 2016 - 2:09 PM

Taekwondo jin Kirstie Alora is set to face 2008 gold medalist Maria Espinoza on Saturday

READY FOR ACTION. Kirstie Elaine Alora isn't bothered by the prospect of facing the 2008 gold medalist in her first fight. File photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

PH taekwondo Olympian Kirstie Alora faces 2008 gold medalist in first round

Aug 02, 2016 - 4:24 PM

The 26 year old Kirstie Alora is hoping to deliver a medal for the Philippines in the women’s 67 kg weight class

NO EASY TASK. Kirstie Alora has what it takes to win a medal at any stage, says her coach. But nothing will come easy in a tournament like the Olympics. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Pinoy Olympians break a sweat in Rio

Jul 27, 2016 - 3:31 PM

The Filipino athletes in Rio have started their training sessions in preparation for the Rio Olympics

Rio 2016: Kirstie Alora

Jul 22, 2016 - 6:00 PM

Kirstie Alora used taekwondo to escape from bullies while growing up in Laguna Now the 67 kilogram jin will represent the Philippines at the 2016 Olympics

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