Super GM So on PCAP tourney: Proud, grateful to have small part in event

Dale G. Rosal 09/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Super Grandmaster (GM) Wesley So is very proud of what the Professionals Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) online tournament has achieved despite being formed amid the COVID-19 pandemic. SGM So wasn’t able…

CDN Sportstalk: Soon-to-be-married Cebuana Olympian Mary Joy Tabal isn’t slowing down 

Dale Rosal 09/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—As Mary Joy Tabal, the Cebuana Olympian and the country’s Marathon Queen, prepares to get married in January 2022, many can’t help but wonder if this would mean the end of her colorful career as…

Simone Biles condemns US Olympic Committee, FBI for sex abuse crisis

09/16/2021

WASHINGTON — Olympic gymnast Simone Biles held back tears on Wednesday, as she told lawmakers how the FBI and U.S. gymnastic and Olympic officials failed to stop the sexual abuse that she and hundreds of other athletes…

DH Cebu FC: A football club born out of a pandemic

Glendale G. Rosal 09/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The newly-formed Dynamic Herb Cebu Football Club also had its fair share of struggles and challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic. The club looks ready to start their campaign in the Philippines Football…

Unbeaten Suganob brothers headline Bohol’s first pandemic pro boxing card

Glendale G. Rosal 09/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Island of Bohol will host its first pro boxing fight card since the COVID-19 pandemic dubbed as the “Kumong Bol-anon 1″featuring the unbeaten Suganob brothers on September 27 at the PMI Bohol…

2 young Cebuana gymnasts to vie in Georgia online tournament

Glendale G. Rosal 09/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two young Cebuana gymnasts Noem Drexel Krixie Guades and Dominique Rylen Labides of the Ritmik Jimnastiks La Sugbo will strut their wares in the New Look Cup 2021: Online International Tournament, a rhythmic…

Cebu City Machers confident of chances in PCAP-San Miguel Corporation-Ayala Land Premier Cup

Glendale G. Rosal 09/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The new-look Cebu City Machers vows to give their best in the third conference of the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) billed the “PCAP-San Miguel Corporation-Ayala Land Premier Cup” that kicks…

On the right track: Promising cyclist Khalil Sanchez piles up titles amid pandemic

Dale Rosal 09/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Don’t sleep on 16-year old cyclist Khalil Sanchez of the vaunted Keith DeFiebre Cycling Team p/b Lún Wheels. The son of multi-titled cyclist Dongkey Sanchez, this promising kid has silently racked up titles in local…

Donated gymnastics equipment is for everyone, says PSC’s Mon Fernandez

Dale Rosal 09/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) oversight commissioner for Visayas Ramon “El Presidente” Fernandez clarified that the gymnastics equipment they donated to Cebu recently is for everyone to use.  This he said after Darlene dela Pisa, one…

Barca will miss Messi but others get chance to shine, says Bayern’s Nagelsmann

Reuters 09/13/2021

Lionel Messi’s departure leaves a big hole at Barcelona but will allow the club’s younger players to make a name for themselves, Bayern Munich coach Julian Nagelsmann said on Monday ahead of his team’s Champions League game…

Emma Raducanu can ‘rule the world’ of women’s tennis says former coach

Reuters 09/13/2021

Emma Raducanu’s stunning US Open triumph showed the British teenager can “rule the world” of women’s tennis, according to her former coach. Raducanu has become a global sensation after the 18-year-old stormed through qualifying to win the…

Lavandero, Montejo rule Cepca blitz chess tourney

Glendale G. Rosal 09/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines–Maria Kristine Lavandero and Jasper Norman Montejo ruled the Engr. Archie Garson Birthday Blitz Special online chess tournament of the Cebu Executives and Professionals Chess Association (Cepca) last Sunday, September 12.  The 12-year-old Lavandero topped…

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