Petecio fights Colombian in crucial q’final match

Dale Rosal 07/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—After Hidilyn Diaz won for the Philippines its first Olympic gold medal, the stakes got higher for the remaining Filipino athletes vying in the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. One of the remaining contenders is…

PH personalities send love to PH’s first Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz

Immae Lachica 07/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— July 26, 2021. A historic date for the Philippines. This is the day the Philippines earned its first Olympic gold medal, all thanks to weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz. Together with Diaz is a nation that…

PH judoka Kiyomi Watanabe bows out of Tokyo Olympics

Bong Lozada 07/27/2021

  MANILA, Philippines—Filipino judoka Kiyomi Watanabe’s medal dreams in Tokyo ended Tuesday after losing to Spain’s Cristina Cabana Perez via ippon (10-0) just 38 seconds into her match in the -63 kilogram round of 32 at Nippon…

Basilan emerges victorious in battle of unbeaten teams

Dale Rosal 07/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Jumbo Plastic-Basilan Peace Riders emerged as the better team in the battle of the unbeaten squads as they trounced the Clarin Sto. Niño, 86-68, in the ongoing Mindanao leg of the Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin…

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…

Roxas Vanguards pad streak to five

Dale Rosal 07/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Petra Cement-Roxas Vanguards crushed the Kapatagan Buffalo Braves, 93-65, to stretch its winning streak to five in the ongoing Mindanao leg of the 2021 Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup, Monday, July 26, 2021, at…

NM Enriquez wins in CEPCA weekly online chess

Dale Rosal 07/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—National Master (NM) Rogelio Enriquez Jr. and Sheila Khan Sepanton ruled their respective categories in the Cebu Executives and Professionals Chess Association (Cepca) weekly online chess tournament last Sunday, July 25, 2021. NM Enriquez, a…

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…

Nesthy Petecio topples top-ranked foe, nears Tokyo Olympics medal

Francis T.J. Ochoa 07/26/2021

TOKYO–Nesthy Petecio moved a win away from securing a medal in the Tokyo Olympics here. Petecio advanced to the women’s featherweight quarterfinals after taking down top-ranked Lin Yu-Ting of Chinese Taipei Monday, July 26, 2021, at Kokugikan…

Cebu’s Margielyn Didal finishes 7th in street skate as Tokyo Olympics bid ends

Bong Lozada 07/26/2021

MANILA, Philippines—Cebuana Margielyn Didal finished seventh out of eight skaters in the final of the women’s skateboarding street event of her maiden Olympics campaign in Tokyo on Monday, July 26, 2021. Fighting through an apparent ankle sprain,…

Despite falling short, Cebuana skateboarder Didal wins hearts of netizens

Immae Lachica 07/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Cebuana skateboarder Margeilyn Didal may not have won a medal after placing seventh in the street discipline of skateboarding at the Tokyo Olympics, but she surely gained a lot more fans with her perky attitude all…

Tokyo Olympics: Margielyn Didal advances to skateboarding final

Francis T.J. Ochoa 07/26/2021

TOKYO–Margielyn Didal qualified for the finals of the street discipline of skateboarding in the Tokyo Olympics on Monday, July 26, 2021, at Ariake Urban Sports Park. Ranking as high as third in the preliminaries, Didal survived a…

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