Seeking more golds, Cojuangco balances archery and family

first_imgSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend Strength in numbers: Thousands of Filipinos in Lebanon rally behind Gilas Teen gunned down in Masbate 2 nabbed in Bicol drug stings 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano “It kind of distracts me because I would be thinking of them,” she said. “But I guess it’s working because they serve as my motivation and I have become more well-rounded. It’s no longer just archery for me.”Paz-Cojuangco will see action in women’s compound, individual, mixed and team events.She has arrived here Monday along with 16-member Philippine archery team that will start competing Wednesday at Merdeka Square.“We are one big, solid group,” said Paz-Cojuangco of the archery contingent.ADVERTISEMENT Vilma Santos, Luis Manzano warn public of fake account posing as her Albay to send off disaster response team to Batangas 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. “But he’s into football. That’s where his friends are,” said the 31-year-old Paz-Cojuangco said of her eight-year-old son who is now a third-grader at La Salle Greenhills.Motherhood has changed her outlook, but according to her, it hasn’t diminished her passion for archery.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’“It’s very, very different compared to when I was single,” Paz-Cojuangco told the Inquirer. “Now I have to compartmentalise. It’s not just 100 percent for training because I have to spend time for my family.”Paz-Cojuangco said that as much as possible, she doesn’t bring the family to her training and competition. MOST READ Ai-Ai delas Alas on Jiro Manio: ‘Sana pinahalagahan niya ang naitulong ko’ Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles02:11SEA GAMES 2019: PH’s Nesthy Petecio boxing featherweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)08:07Athletes treated to a spectacle as SEA Games 2019 officially ends06:27SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold05:02SEA Games 2019: Philippines clinches historic gold in women’s basketball05:21Drama in karate: Tsukii ‘very sad’ over coach’s bullying, cold shoulder03:24PH’s James Palicte boxing light welterweight final (HIGHLIGHTS) Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ View comments Amaya Paz-Cojuangco. INQUIRER/Marc Anthony ReyesKUALA LUMPUR — Quadruple Southeast Asian Games archery champion Amaya Paz-Cojuangco would like for her son Alfonso to follow her footsteps. But no luck so far.The double gold winner in the 2005 and 2007 SEA Games bought him a bow and arrow just in case it piques his interest some day.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIESlast_img read more

Health Promoters’ Network Commends Prexy Sirleaf

first_imgThe Health Promoters’ Network of Liberia (HPNL) has commended President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf for her visit early morning on Wednesday, 9, at the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare in Congo Town.HPNL, through its Coordinator, Mr. Victor Seah, said the President’s visit signified the Government’s “willingness, preparedness and readiness” to put all hands on deck to combat the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus.Mr. Seah also stated that President Sirleaf’s presence early morning visit with health authorities, also shows that the GOL is prepared to provide preventive measures that would help curtail the spread of the virus, which has so far claimed at least 12 lives, since its outbreak in Liberia in late March, 2014.The Health Promoters’ Network, which advocates for a healthy people and nation, said the President’s visit has given health workers and partners added impetus to vigorously work for the Liberian people.The group said they welcomed intervention measures taken by the Health Ministry under the leadership of Dr. Walter T. Gwenigale, and partners, including World Health Organization (WHO), US Defense Department and Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for their consented efforts aimed at containing the spread of deadly Ebola virus in Liberia.The group has also commended all the local partners that are working along with the Ministry of Health to also spread messages that will help prevent the spread of the virus.HPNL has also commended health workers for the tireless services in rendering medical attention to Liberians, who have contracted the virus.Additionally, the group has vowed to closely work with the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare to combat the virus until it is completely wipe out of Liberia.HPNL thanked the media for providing right pieces of information to the public, in all of the local vernaculars (dialects).Meanwhile, HPNL Coordinator Seah has extended his condolences to all those families, who have lost loved ones to the virus; adding: “Your loss is our loss as fellow Liberians and we at HPNL will do all we can to work along with along the relevant stakeholders, including MoSHW, so that another Liberian won’t die.”Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more