Vietnam to bar non-vaccinated delegates from 31st SEAG

Glendale G. Rosal 05/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) organizing committee will be enforcing a strict “No vaccine, no participation” policy for all participants of the 31st SEA Games in Hanoi, Vietnam from November 21 to December…

Milo’s latest slogan challenges the youth to rise above the pandemic

Glendale G. Rosal 03/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The COVID-19 pandemic has brought to a halt almost all that was considered normal before. Big businesses closed, the economy spiraled and everything was in chaos. From the ordinary farmer to corporate bigwigs, to…

A Coaster for Mandaue’s young athletes

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/31/2020

MANDAUE CITY, CEBU, Philippines — Young athletes of Mandaue City will now have an easier time to get to their venues during sports events after the Mandaue City government turned over a brand new Toyota Coaster to…

In speaking out, young athletes prove they are more than just the sum of their skills

Denison Rey Dalupang - Philippine Daily Inquirer 06/07/2020

Kobe Paras doesn’t pretend to have all the answers. “I’m 22. I don’t know it all,” the University of the Philippines (UP) star wrote on his Instagram story late Friday night. “But I can tell what right…

Guidelines released as swimmers get back in the pool

June Navarro - Philippine Daily Inquirer 06/04/2020

Given the green light to return to the pool, Philippine swimming will carefully tread the water and ensure nobody will end up catching the dreaded coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Swimming chief Lailani Velasco has released a set of…

Dr. Dejaño: Canceling Cesafi season right thing to do

Mars G. Alison 05/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Timely and the right way to do.” This was what Dr. Rhoel Dejaño, the official physician of the Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc. (Cesafi), said about the inter-school league’s decision to cancel its…

Self discipline helps Cebu athletes cope with ECQ time

Mars G. Alison 04/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Self discipline and self preservation, according to athletes, are lessons that they have learned while training in their respective sports that have helped them cope with the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) that is…

How Cebuano athletes are handling the quarantine situation

Immae Lachica 03/29/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Now that almost everyone is required to stay at home, have you ever wondered what our athletes are up to? Athletes are usually the ones we always see in the gym or in…

IOC looking at postponing Tokyo Olympics in 4 weeks of talks

AP 03/23/2020

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — The IOC will look at postponing the Tokyo Olympics during four weeks of talks announced Sunday amid mounting criticism by athletes and sports officials during the coronavirus pandemic. Consultation with Japanese public authorities, global…

CESAFI resident physician issues advice to athletes, coaches in light of COVID-19

Mars G. Alison 03/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The resident physician of the Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc. (Cesafi), Dr. Rhoel Dejaño, has come up with a list of general advice for coaches and athletes now that games and trainings have…

Athletes, sports officials say suspending CVIRAA is the right move

Mars G. Alison 03/12/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines – It may be an inconvenience for some, but some athletes and sports officials from Central Visayas believe that suspending the Central Visayas Regional Athletic Association (CVIRAA) sports meet is the right move.…

School heads urged: Put CVIRAA athletes’ safety first

Mars G. Alison 03/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Teachers and school division heads are reminded to always put the safety and security of student delegates, who will participate in the upcoming Central Visayas Regional Athletic Association (CVIRAA) sports meet. This developed…

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