Ando has the makings of another Hidilyn – Puentevella

Glendale G. Rosal 07/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Samahang Weightlifting ng Pilipinas (SWP) chief Monico Puentevella believes that Cebuana weightlifter Elreen Ann Ando possesses the same champion qualities as Olympic champion Hidilyn Diaz. The 22-year old Ando debuted in the…

GM Steinberg believes it will be a tough Dagami-Iloilo finals in Wesley So Cup

Glendale G. Rosal 07/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Israeli Grand Master (GM) Nitzan Steinberg, the import of the Cordova Dutchess Dagami Warriors expects a tooth-and-nail battle against the Iloilo Kisela Knights in their south division finals showdown that was moved to…

Another injury-plagued team pulls out of VisMin Super Cup

Glendale G. Rosal 07/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The injury-plagued Mindanao Leg of the 2021 Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup has lost another team. The MisOr Brew Authoritea, whose roster was badly depleted due to injuries to its players, has decided…

Ando finishes 7th in women’s weightlifting in Tokyo

Glendale G. Rosal 07/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuana weightlifter Elreen Anne Ando capped off her Olympics debut with a promising seventh-place finish in the women’s -64kg division weightlifting competition at the Tokyo International Forum in Tokyo, Japan on Tuesday evening.…

Diaz: I still could not believe I won gold

Glendale G. Rosal 07/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It’s not easy to get a good night’s sleep nowadays. Especially if you are Hidilyn Diaz. Diaz who on Monday evening, July 26, gave the country its first-ever Olympic gold medal in almost a…

Skateboarder Didal: I am proud to represent country

Glendale G. Rosal 07/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuana skateboarder Margielyn Didal held her head high despite placing seventh overall in the women’s street skateboarding competition in her Olympics debut earlier today in Tokyo, Japan.  According to the 22-year-old Didal, the…

Cebuana weightlifter Ando to start quest for Olympic glory tomorrow

Glendale G. Rosal 07/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After skateboarding sensation Margielyn Didal completed her stint at seventh place in the Tokyo Olympics, another homegrown Cebuana, Elreen Anne Ando, will take the centerstage —this time in the women’s weighlifting competition that…

Basilan Peace riders rout JPS Zamboanga

Glendale G. Rosal 07/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Jumbo Plastic-Basilan Peace Riders continue their dominant performance in the 2021 Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup Mindanao leg after they lopsidedly defeated JPS Zamboanga City,133-67, at the Pagadian City gymnasium in Pagadian…

Dutchess Dagami Warriors cruise to finals with win over Negros Kingsmen

Glendale G. Rosal 07/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cordova Dutchess Dagami Warriors cruised into the south division finals of the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) Wesley So Cup Conference by trouncing the Negros Kingsmen in their semifinal showdown…

Skateboarder Didal to compete tomorrow in Tokyo Olympics

Glendale G. Rosal 07/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Cebuana skateboarding sensation, Margielyn Didal, is set to compete tomorrow, July 26, in the inaugural women’s skateboarding competition in the Tokyo Olympics at the Ariake Park in Tokyo, Japan. Didal, the pride of Barangay…

PSC chief on PH team’s heartbreaking setbacks in Olympics: It happens to the best of them

Glendale G. Rosal 07/25/2021

CEBU CIY, Philippines—– The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) chairman William “Butch” Ramirez, who is in Tokyo, Japan, said on Sunday, July 25, that losing happens even to the best of them after the Philippine team encountered heartbreaking…

Proud Cebuana mom: Kiyomi is physically, mentally prepared 

Glendale G. Rosal 07/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Even before Kiyomi Watanabe sets foot on the mat in the biggest competition of her life, her ever-supportive mother, Irene Sarausad, is already very proud of her for reaching the Olympics.  Watanabe, the…

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