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Tepora, Araneta face Indon foes

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The fourth edition of the rising “Who’s Next? 4 Pro-Boxing Series” promises to be an explosive one as Omega Boxing Gym’s prized stalwarts Jhack Tepora and Christian Araneta battle separate opponents from Indonesia on March 18 at the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino. Apart from Tepora and Araneta’s unbeaten slates, two regional belts will […]

Posted: February 18th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

Aura of invincibility

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Athletes and officials of the Cebu City Niños celebrate at the Enan Chiong Activity Center after they were crowned champions for the 25th straight time in the Central Visayas Regional Athletic Association (Cviraa) Meet.
CDN PHOTO/TONEE DESPOJO

Cebu City Niños remain a force to reckon with 25th straight Cviraa crown City of Naga — For the 25th straight time, the Cebu City Niños are the Central Visayas Regional Athletic Association (Cviraa) Regional Meet champions—a feat that isn’t just a stroke of luck but a product of sheer hard work. The week-long, multi-sporting […]

Posted: February 17th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

City of Naga proves worth in 2nd Cviraa hosting

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ITS first hosting of the Central Visayas Regional Athletic Association (Cviraa) Meet last year didn’t pan out too well. But in its historic second straight hosting of the multi-sporting event, the City of Naga more than redeemed itself. “If I have to grade our hosting from 1 to 10 and 10 is the highest, I […]

Posted: February 17th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

Niños’ magic 25

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Abraham Seth Pilapil runs the anchor leg of Cebu City’s secondary boys 4x400m relay race which the Niños easily won. (CDN PHOTO/TONEE DESPOJO)

Cebu City runs away with 25th overall title in Cviraa games City of Naga — Heading into the weeklong 2017 Central Visayas Regional Athletic Association (Cviraa) Regional Meet, the consensus was that, it’s all over but Cebu City’s coronation. The Niños didn’t disappoint. Athletes from Cebu City clinched their 25th straight crown in the multi-sporting […]

Posted: February 16th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

REVENGE IN THE 800M

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John Marvin Rafols of Cebu City won the gold medal in secondary boys triple jump as the Niños finally found their mark in athletics in the ongoing Cviraa Meet in the City of Naga. 
 (CDN PHOTO/TONEE DESPOJO)

Loberanis finally beats tormentor, Niños soar beyond reach in Cviraa City of Naga — Her hopes of finally conquering a perennial tormentor was fading, but Mary Joy Loberanis summoned every ounce of strength as she neared the finish line to complete a dramatic end to a string of morale-shattering losses. Loberanis of the Cebu City […]

Posted: February 15th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

PBA IN LAPU AGAIN

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Game between PBA All-Star Selection and Gilas Pilipinas on April 30 at Hoops Dome Lapu-Lapu City is set for another major sports undertaking as it plays host to what could be an exciting showdown between Gilas Pilipinas and PBA All-Star Selection on April 30 at the Hoops Dome. The PBA All-Star Selection will be composed […]

Posted: February 14th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

Birthday girl gives Naga its first gold

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Barefoot runner Joan Alinsunod (right) of the City of Naga wins gold in the  secondary girls 1,500 meters on her birthday. Cebu City’s Mary Joy Loberanis bags silver.   
(CDN PHOTO/TONEE DESPOJO)

City of Naga — A trackster gifted herself with a hard-earned gold medal on her birthday yesterday and the host city finally broke into the win column in the 2017 Central Visayas Regional Athletic Association (Cviraa) Regional meet at the Teodoro Mendiola Sr. Track and Field Oval here. Joan Alinsunod marked her 17th birthday with […]

Posted: February 14th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

PSC forms body to end infighting within NSAs

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Enough is enough. The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) has vowed to restore order by forming a body that will look into various controversies and infightings within various national sports associations (NSAs). PSC Commissioner Ramon Fernandez revealed that the Grievance and Arbitration Committee has been formed and will be headed by Acting Executive Director Carlo Abarquez […]

Posted: February 11th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

SUSPECT IN BABY RAPE SNARED

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rape suspect: Jonathan Marfe, a native of Bohol, is placed behind  bars after his arrest for allegedly raping on Thursday a four-month-old baby girl in Barangay Perrelos,  Carcar City.

His arms crossed and in a pensive mood, 40-year-old Jonathan “Jojo” Marfe shook his head when asked if he was the one who abducted and raped a four-month-old baby girl in Barangay Perrelos, Carcar City in southern Cebu predawn on Thursday. “Naay Ginoo, saksi siya kung asa ug nag-unsa ko sa pagkahitabo (There is a […]

Posted: February 10th, 2017 in Featured Stories,Headlines | Read More »

2017 cviraa: Favored Niños lead gold haul in gymnastics

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Mae Amor Sayson of Bohol Province in action in secondary girls gymnastics which opened hostilities in this year’s Cviraa Meet in Naga City, south Cebu. 
(CDN PHOTO/TONEE DESPOJO)

City of Naga, Cebu — The quest for a 25th straight title got off to rousing start as the Cebu City Niños came up a good harvest in the gymnastics competition of the 2017 Central Visayas Regional Athletic Association (Cviraa) Regional Meet yesterday at the Enan Chiong Activity Center here. Composed mainly of gymnasts from […]

Posted: February 10th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »