Magis Eagles depart for exhibition matches in Ormoc

Glendale G. Rosal 02/03/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Sacred Heart School-Ateneo de Cebu (SHS-AdC) Magis Eagles will be fielding the same roster that dominated the Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc. (Cesafi) high school basketball for this weekend’s OCCCI D-League Pre-Season…

Astrolabio to fight Puerto Rican boxer for IBF world bantamweight belt

Glendale G. Rosal 02/03/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Top-ranked bantamweight contender Vincent “Asero” Astrolabio earns a shot for the vacant International Boxing Federation (IBF) world bantamweight title against Emmanuel Rodriguez of Puerto Rico. This was announced this week by the IBF,…

A merger of 2 boxing champions: Casimero hooks up with startup Japanese promoter

Glendale G. Rosal 02/03/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two former world champions Masayuki Ito and John Riel Casimero forged a partnership in boxing aiming to reassert the latter’s stature as a world champion. Ito formally announced his venture into the promotional…

Ballesteros on Cebu City’s bid to host Palaro: It’s high time; they should prepare right now

Glendale G. Rosal 02/02/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The announcement of Cebu City to bid to host the Palarong Pambansa next year created a buzz in the local sports community, and one of the most excited of this is renowned multi-sports…

Cataraja on OPBF super flyweight title showdown with Heno: I am ready

Glendale G. Rosal 02/02/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Unbeaten world-rated prospect Kevin Jake “KJ” Cataraja said his months long preparation would be his key in beating Edward Heno in their Feb. 11, 2023 showdown for the vacant Oriental and Pacific Boxing…

PSC Commissioner Hayco vows to back Cebu City’s bid to host Palarong Pambansa 2024

Glendale G. Rosal 02/02/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Commissioner Edward Hayco of the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) promises assistance to the Cebu City government in its bid to host the Palarong Pambansa next year.  Hayco joined a presser on Wednesday, Feb.…

WBO minimumweight champ Jerusalem ready for any challenger

Dale Rosal 02/01/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Reigning World Boxing Organization (WBO) world minimumweight champion Melvin “Gringo” Jerusalem is ready face anyone who wants his world title. This he said following the announcement of his mandatory title defense. The WBO championship committee…

‘Capt. A’ Balais on a mission for a cause

Dale Rosal 02/01/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Renowned para athlete Arnold “Captain A” Balais will embark on a treacherous journey as he is set to climb the country’s highest peak, Mount Apo, for a noble cause. The 48-year-old Balais is organizing the…

Cebu City bids for 2024 Palarong Pambansa 30 years after it first hosted the games

Glendale G. Rosal 02/01/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines– Cebu City is bidding to host next year’s Palarong Pambansa, 30 years since it first hosted the country’s biggest amateur sports event. And the nerve center for most of its activities will once again…

CIT-U takes down UC in Dalaguete hoops

Dale Rosal 01/31/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The  Cebu Institute of Technology-University (CIT-U) Wildcats shocked the University of Cebu (UC) Webmasters, 89-85, in the Dalaguete Inter-Collegiate Basketball Tournament on Monday evening, January 30, 2023, at the Dalaguete Sports Complex in Dalaguete town,…

Magsayo gets shot at vacant WBC featherweight interim title

Glendale G. Rosal 01/31/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo gets a shot at the vacant WBC featherweight interim title against Brandon “The Heartbreaker” Figueroa of the United States. The fight is scheduled on March 4, 2023, at the Toyota…

Cebuana Cabusas rules SUGBU tilt

Dale Rosal 01/30/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Elite kegler Xyrra Cabusas showcased her winning form by topping the Sugbuanon Bowlers United Association (SUGBU) on Sunday, January 29, 2023, at the SM Seaside City Cebu Bowling Center. Cabusas, a Cebuana who is a…

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