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After Clarkson, skater Margielyn Didal gets flag-bearer honor

Aug 30, 2018 - 2:49 PM

Gold medalist Margielyn Didal will lead the Philippine delegation in the 2018 Asian Games closing ceremonies

SKATER GIRL. Margielyn Didal's incredible Asian Games run has put a spotlight on Philippine skateboarding. Photo by Mohd Rasfan/AFP

Jordan Clarkson gears up for PH flag-bearer role

Aug 17, 2018 - 2:32 PM

The Fil-Am NBA player will be at the helm of the Philippine contingent during the opening ceremonies of the 2018 Asian Games on Saturday, August 18

ROLE MODEL. Bestowing the honor of flag-bearer to Jordan Clarkson sends a good message, says Philippine chef de mission Richard Gomez.

Greased-up Tongan flag bearer at Rio Olympics turns to Winter Games

Dec 07, 2016 - 3:48 PM

Tonga s muscle bound Rio Olympics flag bearer who went viral a few months ago is now switching to cross country skiing to compete at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang South Korea

Tonga's flagbearer Pita Nikolas Taufatofua leads his delegation during the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 5, 2016. File Photo by OLIVIER MORIN / AFP

THROWBACK: Hidilyn Diaz carries PH flag at 2012 Olympics

Aug 10, 2016 - 7:27 PM

Before Hidilyn Diaz won the Philippines first Olympic medal in 20 years she carried the flag at the 2012 Olympics in London

THROWBACK. Hidilyn Diaz (bottom left) did the honors for the Philippines at the opening ceremony in 2012. Photo by Gabriel Bouys/AFP

Why Alora took over as PH flag bearer for Lariba during Rio opening

Aug 06, 2016 - 12:03 PM

Table tennis player Ian Lariba receives an assist from her Philippines teammate Kirstie Alora at the Parade of Nations

Rio 2016: Ian Lariba

Jul 27, 2016 - 3:07 PM

Who is the athlete that will carry the Philippine flag at the Rio Games? This is the story of Ian Lariba the first Filipina table tennis player to qualify for the Olympics

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ian Lariba named PH flag bearer for Rio Olympics

Jul 19, 2016 - 2:20 PM

The table tennis player will carry the Philippine flag during the parade of athletes in the opening ceremony

FLAG-BEARER. Ian Lariba (2nd from right) will carry the Philippine flag at the Rio Olympics. Photo by Rick Olivares/Rappler