Holder Djokovic eases past Nishioka into round two of French Open

Reuters 05/24/2022

PARIS — World number one and holder Novak Djokovic cruised past Japan’s Yoshihito Nishioka 6-3 6-1 6-0 on Monday, May 23, 2022, to advance to the French Open second round in a comfortable start to his quest…

NM Roque tops Cepca Prexy Jerry Bday chess tourney

Glendale G. Rosal 05/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — National Master (NM) Merben Roque shone in the Cebu Executives and Professionals Chess Association (Cepca) Prexy Jerry’s Birthday Individual Chess Tournament last Sunday at the Barracks Chess Club in Robinsons Galleria Cebu. NM…

CFC falters in battle-for-third

Dale Rosal 05/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu Football Club (CFC) Gentle Giants bowed to the Stallions Laguna FC, 1-2, in the Battle-for-Third of the Copa Paulino Alcantara of the Philippines Football League (PFL) last Sunday, May 22, 2022, at the…

Gabunilas scores impressive win over Sueno

Dale Rosal 05/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—ARQ Boxing Stable stalwart John Paul “Angas ng Cebu” Gabunilas put up an impressive showing, defeating Ricardo Sueno in the main event of the “Engkwentro Singko” last Saturday, May 21, 2022, at the Bonifacio R.…

Cooper steps down as Azkals coach

Glendale G. Rosal 05/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Football Federation (PFF) will announce a new head coach for the Philippine men’s national football team or the Philippine Azkals after Scott Cooper stepped down as the national team’s head coach…

Fernandez proud of PH athletes’ performance in Southeast Asian Games

Dale Rosal 05/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Team Philippines chef de mission Ramon “El Presidente” Fernandez lauded the Filipino athletes for the best Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) finish outside the Philippines since 1983 as the Vietnam edition officially wraps up on…

SEA Games: Eumir Marcial scores 1st round stoppage to cop boxing gold

Mark Giongco - Reporter / @MarkGiongcoINQ 05/22/2022

MANILA, Philippines—Eumir Marcial hardly broke a sweat on his way to another Southeast Asian Games gold medal on Sunday. The hard-hitting Marcial needed just one round to dispose of Delio Anzaqeci of Timor Leste in their men’s…

SEA Games: Gilas Pilipinas’ reign ends as Indonesia gets basketball gold

Denison Rey A. Dalupang - Reporter / @sonrdINQ 05/22/2022

Playing a retooled enemy eager to assert its might in the region, the Philippines bowed to sweet-shooting Indonesia, 85-81, in the 31st Southeast Asian Games on Sunday, ending a golden rule that had spanned 33 years. Gilas…

NBA: Bam Adebayo shines as Heat hold off Celtics in Game 3

Reuters 05/22/2022

Bam Adebayo recorded 31 points, 10 rebounds, six assists and four steals to lead the Miami Heat to a 109-103 victory over the host Boston Celtics on Saturday night in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals.…

Pinay booters end 37-year medal drought in SEAG with hard-earned bronze

Glendale G. Rosal 05/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It was a great year indeed for the Philippine Women’s National Football Team (PWNFT). After qualifying for the first time for the FIFA Women’s World Cup next year, the Pinay booters on Saturday,…

Sarno bags weightlifting gold in record-breaking fashion

Glendale G. Rosal 05/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Boholana weightlifting sensation, Vanessa Sarno delivered the Philippine weightlifting team’s second gold medal on Saturday with record-breaking lifts in the women’s 71-kilogram category of the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) in Hanoi, Vietnam.…

Ando bags weightlifting silver medal again

Glendale G. Rosal 05/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangay Carreta’s pride, Elreen Ando earned the silver medal in the women’s 64-kilogram division of the weightlifting event on Saturday in the 31st Southeast Asian Games in Hanoi, Vietnam. The 23-year-old Ando, one…

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