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Cebu-born Watanabe bags silver in Europe judo open

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FILIPINO-Japanese Kiyomi Watanabe reaffirmed her status as one of the country’s top judokas as she snatched a silver medal in the 2017 European Judo Open Women yesterday in Oberwart, Austria. Watanabe, born and raised in Cebu, collected her second international medal after bagging a bronze last week in the 2017 Paris Grand Slam in Paris, […]

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

USC stays hot in CFFL, pockets third straight victory

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THE defending champions University of San Carlos (USC) Warriors continued to dominate as they posted convincing victories in the Cebu Flag Football League (CFFL) Inter-Collegiate Tournament Season 4 yesterday at the UC-METC field in Barangay Mambaling, Cebu City. USC improved to 3-0 (win-loss) after defeating Cebu Aeronautical Technical School (CATS) and University of San Jose-Recoletos […]

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

Crucial flag football matches this Sunday

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INTERESTING matchups will color the backdrop for tomorrow’s Cebu Flag Football League (CFFL) Inter-Collegiate Tournament Season 4 as four powerhouse teams are set to face each other at the UC-METC field in Mambaling, Cebu City. Defending champions University of San Carlos (USC) will play two matches tomorrow but their biggest challenge will be against the […]

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

Cebuanos receive major PSA awards

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Cebuana Olympian Mary Joy Tabal, who is with  PSC chairman Butch Ramirez, shows off her major award from the PSA. (Photo from Mary Joy Tabal’s FB page)

MARY Joy Tabal, the lone Filipina marathoner who competed in the Olympics, raised the banner of Cebu anew when she was feted by the Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) in its Annual Awards last Monday evening at the Le Pavillion Metropolitan Park in Pasay City. Even with the numerous titles she has won in races here […]

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

CFFL hopes flag football grows in Cebu

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THE CEBU Flag Football League (CFFL) is hoping more Cebuanos will try flag football, a sport similar to the popular American football. CFFL commissioner RJ Hobson said during the opening the fourth season of the CFFL Inter-Collegiate Tournament at the University of Cebu – Maritime Education and Training Center field in Mambaling, Cebu City, that […]

Posted: February 13th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

Miracle of true love

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Tony del Prado. (Contributed)

FOR almost 30 years now, Philippine Taekwondo Association Region 7 Director Tony del Prado and his wife Wewi have been living in blissful matrimony. Tony said one of the secrets of their longevity is that they love to eat. In fact, over the length of their marriage, they make sure to dine out three to […]

Posted: February 13th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

Cebuano TKD coach to receive third PSA major award

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Lava (right) with JP Sabido and Ernesto Guzman at the Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) Philippine Sports Awards 2017 at the Le Pavillion in Pasay City. (CONTRIBUTED PHOTO)

Cebuano coach Glenn Lava will be given a major award in the Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) Sports Awards 2017 Monday night at the Le Pavillion in Pasay City. Lava will be cited together with JP Sabido and Ernesto Guzman Jr. for their gold medal haul in the World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships held in Lima, Peru […]

Posted: February 13th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

CFFL hopes flag football grows in Cebu

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The Cebu Flag Football League (CFFL) is hoping more Cebuanos will try flag football, a sport similar to the popular American football. CFFL commissioner RJ Hobson said during the opening the fourth season of the CFFL Inter-Collegiate Tournament at the University of Cebu- Maritime Education and Training Center field in Mambaling, Cebu City, that Cebu […]

Posted: February 13th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »

Watanabe bags bronze in Paris Grand Slam judo tilt

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KIYOMI Watanabe bagged a bronze medal for the Philippines in the Paris Grand Slam 2017 judo tournament held in Paris, France yesterday. The Filipino-Japanese Watanabe, who was born and raised in Cebu, defeated Lucy Renshall of Great Britain in the bronze medal match of the women’s 63-kilogram category. Watanabe’s mother is from Toledo City. Her […]

Posted: February 12th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

Cebu-raised Watanabe settles for bronze in Paris judo

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KIYOMI Watanabe bagged a bronze medal for the Philippines in the Paris Grand Slam 2017 judo tournament held in Paris, France on Sunday. The Fil-Japanese Watanabe, who was raised in Cebu, defeated Lucy Renshall of Great Britain in the bronze medal match of the women’s -63 kilogram category. Her bid for a gold medal got […]

Posted: February 12th, 2017 in Breaking | Read More »