GAB sends letter to appeal Saludar’s case

Glendale G. Rosal 02/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Games and Amusements Board (GAB) Chairman Abraham Kahlil Mitra has sent a letter to the World Boxing Association (WBA), appealing  for a clarification on the issue surrounding “Vicious” Vic Saludar’s claim for the WBA world…

Nietes takes on young foe in non-title fight in Dubai

Glendale G. Rosal 02/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Four-division world boxing champion and longest-reigning Filipino titlist Donnie “Ahas” Nietes will face a much younger foe on April 3, 2021, in his highly anticipated return inside the ring at the Caesar’s Palace in…

Coaches voluntarily training student-athletes a ‘heartwarming sight’

Glendale G. Rosal 02/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—University of Cebu (UC) athletic director Jessica Jawad Honoridez is thankful to her coaches who continuously train  athletes despite the hardships brought about by the COVID-19  pandemic. Honoridez, in an interview with CDN Digital, revealed…

Champion coach Reyes considers team the underdog in VisMin Super Cup hoops

Glendale G. Rosal 02/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Decorated basketball coach Mike Reyes considers his team the underdog in the upcoming Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup which roars off on April 9 in Alcantara town, southwest Cebu. Reyes, who helms the head coaching…

PCAP online chess games resume Wednesday 

Glendale G. Rosal 02/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Games in the All-Filipino Conference Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) online tournament will resume Wednesday, February 24, 2021.  The games were supposedly scheduled for last Saturday, February 20, but bad weather due to…

Vosotros, Ty top CEPCA weekend online chess tourney

Glendale G. Rosal 02/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Edelyn Vosotros and Jimmy Ty ruled the Cebu Executives and Professionals Chess Association (CEPCA) Weekend Chess Online Tournament last Sunday, February 21, 2021.  Vosotros and Ty emerged champions in this virtual chess tournament that featured…

Araneta: I learned my lesson

Glendale G. Rosal 02/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Expect a more prepared Christian “The Bomb” Araneta when he returns to the boxing ring on April 25, 2021 in South Africa.  The 25-year old Araneta, who is from Borbon town in northern Cebu, said…

Confusion in Saludar’s victory: Interim or regular world title?

Glendale G. Rosal 02/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—There seems to be some confusion with the recent victory of boxer Vic “Vicious” Saludar.  This after an article on the World Boxing Association’s (WBA) website stated that Saludar’s victory against fellow Filipino Robert “Super Inggo”…

Osaka’s rise: from shy youngster to four-time Grand Slam champion

Reuters 02/21/2021

Naomi Osaka, who swept to her fourth Grand Slam title in as many major finals with a 6-4, 6-3 victory over Jennifer Brady on Saturday, has made a rapid and at times uncomfortable climb to the top. The 23-year-old’s…

‘Chess player’ Medevedev aims to dethrone King Novak at Australian Open

Agence France Presse 02/21/2021

Novak Djokovic heads into Sunday’s Australian Open final unbeaten on eight previous occasions in the title match, but knowing he will need to be at his mental and physical best to overcome red-hot Russian Daniil Medvedev The…

Osaka beats Brady to win Australian Open

02/20/2021

MELBOURNE—Naomi Osaka gave Jennifer Brady a lesson in Grand Slam tennis as she cruised to a 6-4 6-3 win to claim her second Australian Open title on Saturday and cement her standing as the new queen of…

Araneta ready for 2nd world title eliminator fight

Glendale G. Rosal 02/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Omega Boxing Gym stalwart Christian “The Bomb” Araneta and his team are taking their past lessons seriously. Araneta’s first international bout and first world title eliminator in 2019 for the IBF junior flyweight…

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