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EYES SET ON SEAG

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Mary Joy Tabal (middle) at the top of the podium after winning her fifth straight 21k title in the SM2SM Run. She is joined by (from left) SM Prime Holdings Inc. vice president Marissa Fernan, third placer Cristabel Martes, second place Ruffa Sorongon and CENEWOF chairman Dr.Pureza Onate.
Christian Maningo

After winning in SM2SM Run, Tabal to start rigid training Following an impressive showing in the SM2SM Run 7, Mary Joy Tabal will now start focusing on her training for the upcoming Southeast Asian Games (SEAG). The 27-year-old, multi-titled Cebuana runner bagged her fifth straight 21-kilometer title in the annual footrace yesterday, crossing the finish […]

Posted: February 19th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

Alarin succumbs to same kick that downed teammate

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Roel "Akiyama' Rosauro (left) of Yaw-Yan Ardigma Cebu battles Urtych "The Tank" Alarin of XFC MMA Butuan City in the main event of the Cebu Extreme Fight League at the Cebu Coliseum.

SAME kick, same result. Yaw-Yan ArDigma Cebu’s Roel “Akiyama” Rosauro knocked out XFC Butuan MMA’s Urtych “The Tank” Alarin with a devastating kick to the body in the second round of the main event of the Cebu Extreme Fight League II: No Way Out fight card on Saturday night at the Cebu Coliseum. Alarin suffered […]

Posted: February 19th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

Leylam FC, USC settle for 1-1 stalemate in 18th Aboitiz Cup

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MEN’S open defending champion Leylam FC and University of San Carlos (USC) fought to a 1-1 draw in Group A of the ongoing 18th Aboitiz Football Cup at the Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC) yesterday. Dan Villarico, one of Leylam FC’s most reliable stalwarts, scored the first goal at the 24th minute but Kerr Agot […]

Posted: February 19th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

Tabal, Salaño reign supreme in SM2SM Run 7

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Another win for Mary Joy Tabal during the 7th SM2SM 21K run earlier today.

Cebuana Olympian Mary Joy Tabal and Bulacan’s Richard Salaño dominated the SM2SM Run 7 held earlier at the grounds of SM City Cebu. Tabal proved once again why she is the country’s top runner when she defended her 21-kilometer title for the fifth straight time by finishing the race in one hour, 25 minutes and […]

Posted: February 19th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

‘El Presidente’ to go after Patafa for ‘mishandling’ Cebuana Olympian Tabal

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PHILIPPINE Sports Commission (PSC) Commissioner Ramon Fernandez vowed to look into the alleged unfair treatment that Cebuana Olympian Mary Joy Tabal got from the Philippine Amateur Track and Field Association (Patafa). Fernandez was outraged when he learned the alleged maltreatment through a full incident report that he requested from Tabal. Patafa is headed by Philip […]

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

Young stars included in Pinoy Pride 40

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YOUNG guns Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo and Jeo “Santino” Santisima will be joining veteran boxer Donnie “Ahas” Nietes in the lineup of fights for the 40th edition of the famed Pinoy Pride Series in Cebu on April 29. Nietes (39-1-4, 22KOs), the longest-reigning Filipino boxing world champion, seeks to become a three-division world champion when he […]

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

‘No Way Out’ set tonight at Cebu Coliseum

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Urtych "The Tank" Alarin (left) and Roel "Akiyama" Rosauro will be headlining tomorrow's Cebu Extreme Fight League (CEFL) NO WAY OUT event at the New Cebu Coliseum. (CDN PHOTO/CHRISTIAN MANINGO)

IT’S been almost three years since the last Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fight card was held in Cebu. The drought ends tonight with the staging of the “Cebu Extreme Fight League II: No Way Out” at the Cebu Coliseum. Twelve pro-amateur fihts will be showcased to be highlighted by the main event duel between Yaw-Yan […]

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

Villanueva vows to crush Tete in eliminator bout

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WITH the schedule and venue finally set, ALA Boxing Gym’s “King” Arthur Villanueva has vowed to beat world No. 2 ranked bantamweight Zolane Tete of South Africa when they collide this April 8 in an eliminator bout at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England. Villanueva, who’s been training since December can’t help to hide his […]

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

Run for a cause of Latch, Aboitizland on March 19

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From left, Aboitizland VP for Human Resources Amale Jopson, Latch volunteers Bernadette Sotto, Rowena Gomez and Mylene Santana, and Aboitizland senior manager for Commercial Business Unit Gembelene Icamen during the press conference for their running event. (CDN PHOTO/GLENDALE G. ROSAL)

THE LACTATION Attachment Training Counseling and Help (Latch) has been campaigning for the importance of breast feeding in the country. To help boost its campaign, the non-profit organization teamed up with Aboitizland to stage a running event dubbed “Dagan Para sa Gatas ni Nanay” slated March 19. The footrace, whose stage area will be at […]

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

‘Dagan Para Sa Gatas Ni Nanay’ on March 19

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(left to right) organizers Amale Jopson, Bernadette Sotto, Rowena Gomez, Mylene Santana and Gembelene Icamen

Aboitizland and the Lactation Attachment Training Counseling and Help ( LATCH) teamed up to stage the “Dagan Para Sa Gatas Ni Nanay” on March 19 that starts at the Pueblo Verde’s Outlets in Lapu-Lapu City. The running event aims to raise funds to help the completion of the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center’s (VSMMC) human […]

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