Japanese boxer refuses win, apologizes to Filipino foe in Japan

Glendale Rosal 07/24/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  An odd but heartwarming turn of events stole the spotlight last July 22 at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan when a Japanese boxer refuses his win against his Filipino opponent believing that…

Jerusalem itching to make first world title defense at home

Glendale G. Rosal 07/24/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Melvin “El Gringo” Jerusalem, currently the only Filipino boxing world champion, is excited to make his first title defense in front of his countrymen in September. The World Boxing Council (WBC) minimumweight champion will face…

Pinoy Aquaman conquers his 1st US Triathlon in 47 years

Glendale G. Rosal 07/24/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines—”Pinoy Aquaman” and prosecutor, Ingemar Macarine recently completed the Challenge New Jersey State Triathlon on July 19-20 in the United States, marking his return to the US triathlon scene after nearly five decades. This race…

Dancesport: The saving grace of Central Visayas in Palarong Pambansa

Glendale G. Rosal 07/23/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The inclusion of dancesport as a regular event in the recently concluded Palarong Pambansa 2024 significantly bolstered Central Visayas’ (Region 7) position in the medal rankings, ensuring a top-five finish. Without the contributions…

Ando, Ceniza to take centerstage in last week of Paris Olympics

Glendale G. Rosal 07/23/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two of Cebu’s best bets to win a medal in the Paris Olympics 2024, Elreen Ando and John Febuar Ceniza, won’t be seen in action until the last week of the competition. The…

Torregosa breaks 14-year-old Prisaa record in gold medal win

Glendale G. Rosal 07/23/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Region 7’s track and field athletes continue to flex their might in the long-distance track races of the National Private Schools Athletic Association (PRISAA) Games 2024 after Artjoy Torregosa broke a meet record…

Valencia-Asumbrado tandem tops SUGBU doubles bowling tilt

Glendale G. Rosal 07/22/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The tandem of Noli Valencia and Roger Asumbrado clinched the Sugbuanon Bowlers United (SUGBU) Doubles Shootout Tournament on Sunday, July 21. Both senior bowlers finished their campaign with a total of 1,596 pinfalls…

CCSC oval reopens to public after 401 days

Glendale G. Rosal 07/22/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The rubberized track oval of the Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC) will finally be reopened to the Cebuanos on Tuesday, July 23, after 13 months or 401 days of being closed for renovation.…

Batches 2010, 2018 force rubber matches in SHAABAA semifinals

Glendale G. Rosal 07/22/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — ZLREJ Trading & Construction-Batch 2010 and Xchange Forex-Batch 2018 kept their semifinal hopes alive in the Sacred Heart Ateneo Alumni Basketball Athletic Association (SHAABAA) Season 27 by forcing rubber matches over the weekend.…

CV’s Mahinay clinches first gold, sets new record in Nat’l PRISAA

07/22/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Heavy rain didn’t slow down one of Cebu’s vaunted long-distance runners, Mark Mahinay, from clinching Region 7’s first gold medal in his record-setting 5,000-meter run in the National Private Schools Athletic Association (PRISAA)…

HRRACI Sportsfest: Seda Central Bloc rules basketball, volleyball

Glendale G. Rosal 07/22/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Hotel Resort and Restaurant Association of Cebu, Inc. (HRRACI) Sportsfest 2024 wrapped up crowing a new dominant team this year after Seda Central Bloc lorded the basketball and the men’s and women’s…

Paris Olympics opening ceremony: What do we know about it?

Agence France Presse 07/22/2024

Organisers of Friday’s opening ceremony for the Paris Olympics — the first time it will be held outside a stadium — have provided teasers for their spectacular plans but refused to give specifics. Here is what we…

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