Milo-DepEd Palarong Pambahay virtual sports meet unfolds on May 21-22

Glendale G. Rosal 05/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More than 3,000 student-athletes from all over the Philippines will take part in the virtual Milo-DepEd Palarong Pambahay, the biggest interschool multi-sporting meet, slated from May 21 to 22, 2022. A total of…

Russian House marks 10th year with Filipino martial arts training camp in Cebu

Irene R. Sino Cruz 02/06/2020

CEBU CITY — Filipino martial arts take center stage at the ongoing training camp being held in Cebu. “We started with four grandmasters. Now we have become International,” said organizer and guro Alexander Pisarkin of Russian House…

Former lawyer Cañete arrested for cyber libel

Alven Marie A. Timtim 12/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Dionisio Cañete, a former lawyer and arnis grandmaster, has been arrested in his home along Eagle Street, Santo Niño Village, in Barangay Banilad, Mandaue City in the morning of December 10, 2019. Cañete, who…

Councilor Hontiveros says search for skateboard park in Cebu City continues

Irene R. Sino Cruz 12/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “The search for the temporary skateboard park in this city continues.” Cebu City Councilor Donaldo “Dondon” Hontiveros said this after he was asked for his reaction to the calls of Southeast Asian Games…

Typhoon halts nearly half of SEA Games events, but not PH gold rush

Musong R. Castillo - Reporter / @MusongINQ 12/04/2019

Typhoon “Tisoy” (international name: Kammuri) not only pounded a huge part of central Philippines on Tuesday but also forced organizers of the 30th Southeast Asian Games to suspend almost half of the events scheduled for the day.…

Cebuano athletes’ medal haul on Day 1 of SEA Games: 6 gold, 3 silver medals

Mars G. Alison 12/02/2019

  CLARK CITY, Philippines — The Cebuano athletes contributed six gold medals and three silver medals to the overall medal tally of the Philippine Team on the official first day of hostilities of the 30th Southeast Asian…

SEA Games: Bolambao of Cebu wins gold in arnis competition

Mars G. Alison 12/01/2019

PAMPANGA, Philippines — Cebu-based Dexler Bolambao handed Cebu its first gold medal via the arnis competition of the 30th Southeast Asian Games held Sunday, December 1, 2019 at the Angeles University Foundation in Angeles City.  Bolambao, a…

Vietnam team in town to prepare for Southeast Asian Games stint

Mars G. Alison 10/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – With the aim of further promoting the Filipino martial arts of arnis and making it a regular sport in the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games and Asian Games, Doce Pares and the Cebu City…

Cebu’s Cañetes spread arnis/eskrima as sport in Europe

Mars G. Alison 07/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines―Supreme Grand Master (SGM) Dionisio Cañete and his son, Master Gerald Cañete, are currently on a European Tour to conduct a series of Doce Pares seminars in the hopes of spreading the Filipino martial arts of…

220 arnisadors in 11 countries compete in 1st Pekaf world tourney

Mars G. Alison 04/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Some 220 stickfighters coming from 11 countries including the Philippines gathered at the Sky Park of the SM Seaside City Cebu to compete in the 1st Philippine Eskrima Kali Arnis Federation (PEKAF) World…

Some of Cebu City Olympics events to be held at SM Seaside City Cebu

Mars G. Alison 10/03/2018

THIS YEAR’S Cebu City Olympics will return to holding some of its sporting events at the SM Seaside City Cebu. This was revealed by Francis Ramirez, the sports coordinator of the Department of Education Cebu City Division.…

Zubiri to resign if PH arnis team can’t deliver in SEAG

Glendale G. Rosal 08/16/2018

Philippine Eskrima Kali Arnis Federation (Pekaf) President Juan Miguel Zubiri is confident that the Philippine arnis team competing in next year’s Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) will achieve its goals. In fact, Zubiri, who is in Cebu for…

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