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Playing catch-up

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Cviraa ends medal drought but still drops to sixth place San Jose, Antique —The Central Visayas Regional Athletic Association (Cviraa) snapped out of a two-day slump but still continued to walk the tightrope in the overall race of the 60th Palarong Pambansa here. Cviraa captured five gold medals yesterday but it was not enough to […]

Posted: April 26th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

Good start for UC paddlers

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THE UNIVERSITY of Cebu (UC) table paddlers are halfway through tying their historic feat last year as they collected all gold medals at stake yesterday in the National Private Schools Athletics Association (Prisaa) table tennis tournament in Iba, Zambales. UC, which set an unprecedented record last year by becoming the first school to harvest all […]

Posted: April 26th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

Nietes is old, says Thai foe

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KOMGRICH Nantapech of Thailand believes he has a huge advantage over two-division world champion Donnie “Ahas” Nietes when both fight for the vacant IBF world flyweight this Saturday in the Pinoy Pride 40: Domination fight card at the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino. “Nietes is old. That’s my main advantage,” said Nantapech through a […]

Posted: April 26th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

Tapales upbeat of capturing another world boxing crown

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DESPITE losing his WBO world bantamweight title last Sunday for being overweight, Marlon “The Nightmare” Tapales of the Rex Wakee Salud (RWS) Stable is still optimistic he will recapture his belt in no time. Tapales and his promoter, Salud, trainer Brix Flores, Fernando Ocon and close supporters arrived in Cebu late Monday night from Japan […]

Posted: April 26th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

HERE COMES UP

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Maroons interested in services of Cebuana spiker Kate Chantal Rodriguez Add the University of the Philippines (UP) to the list of schools interested in the skills of Cebuana utility hitter Kate Chantal Rodriguez. In a message sent to Cebu Daily News, UP team manager Cecile Ronquillo said the team is interested in acquiring the Cebuana […]

Posted: April 25th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

Yaw-Yan Ardigma Martial Arts Federation, Inc. feted

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CEBU’s Yaw-Yan Ardigma Martial Arts Federation, Inc. was named the “Organization of the Year” Monday night during the 4th Philippine Martial Arts Hall of Fame Awards at the Makati Sports Club in Makati City. Yaw-Yan Ardigma of Master Benigno ‘Ekin’ Caniga Jr. was cited for its big role in developing the sport of kickboxing and […]

Posted: April 25th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

CV swim team off to hot start

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THE CENTRAL Visayas swim team relied on Razel Grace Cabajar to take off to a hot start in the National Private Schools Athletics Association (Prisaa) competition in Iba, Zambales. Central Visayas bagged six golds, six silvers and five bronze medals in swimming to take the second place as of 12:21 p.m. yesterday. The 18-year-old Cabajar, […]

Posted: April 25th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

Cuizon, Repollo bag 2 titles

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CEBU tennis sensations Chad Connor Cuizon and Lyrah Mae Repollo captured two titles each in the Palawan Pawnshop – Palawan Express Pera Padala (PPS-PEPP) regional tennis tournament at the Mactan Island Tennis Club yesterday. The 13-year-old Repollo of Naga City teamed up with Ashley Mckenzie to beat Nicole Villar and Kiersten Albofera, 8-1, for the […]

Posted: April 25th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

Peteros tops April edition of Wesley So chess tilt

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JAVE Mareck Peteros rebounded from a third place finish last month by ruling the April edition of the Little Wesley So Chess Cup last Sunday at the Knight Attack Chess Café in Robinsons Galleria Cebu. The 12-year-old USC-BED student finished the six-round Swiss system format competition with a an impressive 6-0 record. He beat Chylle […]

Posted: April 25th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »

Another winless day

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Cviraa drops to 5th after another gold shutout San Jose, Antique — At the rate things are going, it will take a strong finishing kick if the Central Visayas Regional Athletic Association (Cviraa) is to achieve its lofty goal in the 60th Palarong Pambansa here. For the second straight day, Cviraa failed to win a […]

Posted: April 25th, 2017 in Sports | Read More »