POC Executive Board suspends PATAFA, Philta

Glendale G. Rosal 03/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) Executive Board, on Thursday, March 17, has suspended the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (PATAFA) and the Philippine Tennis Association (Philta) for various reasons. The POC Executive…

Stajcic extends coaching contract with PWNFT

Glendale G. Rosal 03/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Australian football coach Alen Stajcic has renewed his contract with the Philippine Women’s National Football Team (PWNFT) as the Malditas’ head coach until next year. In a post from PFF’s official website last…

PNVF bares lineup of PH teams to Asian volleyball championships

Glendale G. Rosal 09/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine National Volleyball Federation (PNVF) will go all out in the upcoming Asian Women’s Club Volleyball Championship and Asian Men’s Club Volleyball Championship in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand next month. The PNVF revealed…

Ando to move down to 59kg as she prepares for 2024 gold assault

Glendale G. Rosal 07/30/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Olympian coach Ramon Solis is planning to move his prized weightlifter, Elreen Ando to a lighter weight category to improve her chances of winning a medal in the 2024 Paris Olympics. In…

Multi-titled judoka Watanabe to represent PH in 2022 Asiad

Glendale G. Rosal 03/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines– Cebu-born Fil-Japanese judoka Kiyomi Watanabe will don the country’s tri-colors in the 2022’s Asian Games in Hangzhou, China. The 24-year old Watanabe, a Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) gold medalist, and Asian Games silver medalist,…

Roger Pogoy ruled out of SEA Games with disc bulge

Mark Giongco‎ - INQUIRER.net 11/27/2019

MANILA, Philippines—Gilas Pilipinas took another manpower blow after Roger Pogoy was ruled out for the 30th Southeast Asian Games because of a back injury. The gunslinger, who was in the Fiba World Cup squad a few months…

Asian Games medalists to get additional incentives from Malacañang

Inquirer.net 09/05/2018

SEVENTEEN-YEAR-OLD Yuka Saso stands to receive P9 million for her historic gold medal win in golf in Indonesia. That is after windfall continued to flow for the Asian Games heroes, according to the Philippine Sports Commission. PSC…

Two Asian Games medalists to receive cash incentives from Cebu City Government

Delta Dyrecka Letigio USJ-R Journalism Intern 09/04/2018

The Cebu City Government will give cash incentives to the two Cebu City residents who received medals in the recently-concluded Asian Games in Indonesia. Gold medalist Margielyn Didal will receive P300,000. Didad earned her medal for skateboarding-…

Cebu’s Tabal finishes 11th in Asian Games women’s marathon

Glendale Rosal 08/26/2018

Cebuana Mary Joy Tabal placed 11th in women’s marathon of the 2018 Asian Games on Sunday morning in Jakarta, Indonesia. The 29-year-old Tabal from Barangay Guba, Cenu City finished with a time of two hours, 51 minutes…

Asian Games stint a worthy experience for Cebuana Ando

Glendale G. Rosal 08/24/2018

DESPITE falling short in her first Asian Games stint, Cebuana weightlifter Elreen Ann Ando does not feel bad at all. The 19-year-old Barangay Carreta, Cebu City, native wound up fourth overall in the women’s 63-kilogram weightlifting event…

Asian Games marathon: Pa proud of me right now, says Tabal

Mars G. Alison 08/23/2018

In three days, Cebuana Olympian marathoner Mary Joy Tabal will once again be representing the Philippines in another big race, this time in the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia. And again, going into the big race,…

Cebuana jin helps PH win bronze in Asian Games

RABBONI BORBON 08/19/2018

Cebuana taekwondo jin Rinna Babanto delivered the second medal for the Philippines in the 2018 Asian Games Sunday afternoon in Jakarta, Indonesia. Babanto, together with teammates Juvenile Crisostomo and Janna Oliva, collared the bronze medal in the…

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