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Tapales KOs foe after being stripped of title

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MARLON “Nightmare” Tapales made sure he’d return to Cebu with some measure of pride. A day after being stripped of his WBO world bantamweight title for missing the required weight for his fight, Tapales redeemed himself by knocking out Japanese Shohei Omori in the 11th round last Sunday at the Edion Arena in Osaka, Japan. […]

Posted: April 24th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

Killer race

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Danao City’s first ever hosting of the XTerra Philippines Off-Road Triathlon Series has already left an indelible impression on some of the world’s top triathletes. Not just for the warm welcome they received. Or the friendly folks and captivating scenery and excellently-organized race. But rather for its physically and mentally exhausting route. Lone Filipino pro […]

Posted: April 23rd, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

PEACE & JOY

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Peace of mind, that’s what Cebuana Olympian Mary Joy Tabal has now after it was confirmed that she will indeed be competing in this August’s Southeast Asian Games (Seag) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Earlier this week, Tabal learned of her Seag stint through PSC Chairman Butch Ramirez during the PSA Sports Awards in Metro Manila. […]

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

Cepca players to face top women chessers

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MEMBERS of the Cebu Executives and Professionals Chess Association (CEPCA) will face Cebu’s top female wood pushers tomorrow in an event billed as “Cepca vs. Top Cebu Lady Woodpushers” at the Knight Attack Chess Cafe in Robinson’s Galleria Cebu. Some 28 female players will vie against Cepca’s best in the 25-minute, five second increment playing […]

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

DRAG WARS SET

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Motorsports enthusiasts join forces to bring back drag racing at SRP this weekend Drag racing makes a comeback in the local motorsports scene with the holding of the Drag Wars 2016 Series this weekend at the baywalk strip of the South Road Properties. Spearheading the event, which starts tomorrow with the practice runs and qualifying […]

Posted: March 3rd, 2016 in Sports | Read More »

PRESSURE BUILDING UP

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Cebuana marathon champion Mary Joy Tabal gets ready for Japan training Cebuana Mary Joy Tabal, the country’s reigning Marathon Queen, has won countless titles in running. But as she prepares for the Boston Marathon slated this April, the petite runner of the MotorAce Racing Team feels that the pressure leading toward that memorable day is […]

Posted: February 15th, 2016 in Sports | Read More »

BATTLE IN NAGA

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The battle for supremacy begins as the Central Visayas Regional Athletic Association (CVIRAA) meet unfolds today at the newly built Naga City Sports Complex in southern Cebu. It will be the first that the City of Naga will be hosting the major multi-sporting event, which will showcase at least 10,000 athletes. Elementary and secondary athletes […]

Posted: February 6th, 2016 in Sports | Read More »

XTerra-Albay fires off

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THE XTerra-Albay fires off today with around 300 triathletes from 18 countries looking to conquer the unspoiled terrain at the foot of Mount Mayon. The race will feature a 1.5-kilometer swim in the Lidong Beach and will traverse a 35k off-road bike course. Among the 300 triathletes, there will be 13 pro triathletes led by […]

Posted: February 6th, 2016 in Sports | Read More »

Mataragnon aces Standard in debut

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She did it again. Fifteen-year old Cebuana triathlon phenom Aaliyah Ricci Mataragnon debuted in the Standard distance of a triathlon race with a bang after winning the women’s crown and helping Parklane Tri Team captured the Team title in yesterday’s final leg of the 2015 Tri Team Series Championships in Dalaguete town, south Cebu. Mataragnon […]

Posted: February 6th, 2016 in Sports | Read More »

Davao bowler snatches Masters lead

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RUBEN Legorio of the Davao Tenpin Bowling Association/Zamboanga Tenpin Bowling Association (Datba-Zatenba) snatched the temporary lead in the top 48 Masters qualifying event in the penultimate day of the 17th Bowlingplex Tenpin Association (BTA)-Cebu Sinulog Open National Tournament at the Gaisano Bowlingplex. With just a few games to be played, Legorio Jr. made sure he […]

Posted: February 6th, 2016 in Sports | Read More »