#CDNSportstalk: Kristiane Lim talks about career, Cebu’s cycling culture, and jempoys

09/02/2021

Mandaue City, Cebu— On Wednesday, September 1, 2021, the CDN Sportstalk team had for its guest Kristiane Lim, a multi-titled Cebuano triathlete who has a made quite a name for himself in the local racing scene. The…

Female Afghan athlete makes plea for help to get to Tokyo

08/18/2021

LONDON—Afghan athlete Zakia Khudadadi made a plea for help on Tuesday as she sought to escape Kabul and revive her shattered dream of becoming the country’s first female competitor at a Paralympic Games. The Afghanistan Paralympic Committee…

Lapu athlete finally home and hopes to give back to the city

Immae Lachica 06/06/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Oponganon athlete from the University of Santo Tomas is finally home and will do voluntary swab testing on Monday, June 9, 2020. Arriane Parame, 20, has finally arrived Saturday morning, June 6,…

Lapu-Lapu mayor helps stranded athlete in Manila to return to Cebu

Immae Lachica 06/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A  softball varsity player from Barangay Poblacion, Lapu-Lapu City is finally coming home on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 after two months of being stranded in Taguig City. The Lapu-Lapu City government assisted a certain Aririane…

Olympian Tabal thrilled at seeing her face on Milo packs at grocery stores

Mars G. Alison 12/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “(A) dream come true!”  This is the reaction of Cebu marathon Olympian Mary Joy Tabal after finally seeing her photo on the packs of Milo sold on the grocery stores. “Dream come true!…

Teacher’s decision to let a 12-year-old compete pays off

Immae Lachica 11/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Sometimes, taking a risk pays off. Take for example the story of this teacher from Danao City, Jerome Hermosilla. Hermosilla had a student who was so dedicated about joining a sports competition. But he thought…

Boljoon accident takes nine lives, leaves shattered dreams in its wake

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/19/2019

BOLJOON, Cebu, Philippines — Eleven-year-old Jefferson Jorpa wanted to be an electrician when he grows up, yet his family did not have much financially so he sold polvoron in school to help his parents. He was also…

The joy of being Joy

Glendale G. Rosal 09/08/2017

ONE of the more famous athletes in the country today is Cebuana Mary Joy Tabal. The 28-year-old marathoner from Barangay Guba, Cebu City made headlines in sports pages  after winning gold in the recent Southeast Asian Games in…

READY FOR XTERRA RACE

Glendale G. Rosal 03/22/2017

With the event just a month away, preparations are already in full swing for Danao City’s hosting of the XTerra Philippines Off-Road Triathlon. Stakeholders of the international race gathered yesterday at the Coco Palms Resort, the official…

Cebu tryouts for PH volley teams slated Feb. 18-20

John Carlo Villaruel 01/19/2017

THE PHILIPPINE men’s and women’s volleyball teams will be conducting a three-day open tryouts this February at the University of San Carlos (USC) Main Gym. The tryouts will run from Feb. 18 to 20. The team is…

MEET CHAMPS: UC defends secondary crown in 26th Cebu City Olympics; Unit 5 steals elementary title

Glendale G. Rosal 11/13/2016

The University of Cebu (UC) Webmasters continued to lord it over in the secondary division while a new champion emerged in the elementary division of the Cebu City Olympics. After three days of intense battle, the 26th…

Danao City won’t pursue 2017 Palaro hosting bid

John Carlo Villaruel 11/04/2016

Admitting it isn’t ready yet to host a national multi-sporting event, Danao City will no longer bid to host next year’s edition of Palarong Pambansa. Oscar “Boying” Rodriguez, chairman of Danao City Sports Commission, relayed the information…

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