Kelvin Kiptum, World marathon record holder, dies in car crash 

02/12/2024

Nairobi, Kenya—World marathon record holder Kelvin Kiptum and his coach Gervais Hakizimana died in a car crash in western Kenya that left a third passenger injured, police said Sunday. The 24-year-old was driving from Kaptaget to Eldoret in western Kenya around…

Cesafi track meet unfolds this weekend at SHS-AdC

Glendale G. Rosal 11/24/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines– The Cesafi track and field competition will unfold tomorrow, Saturday, November 25, 2023, at the Sacred Heart School-Ateneo de Cebu (SHS-AdC) track oval in Mandaue City. This will be the first time the Cebu…

Cody Renejane: Cebu’s rising runner

Brian J. Ochoa 11/17/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines—In just a year, Cody Renejane has transformed into one of the more promising runners in Cebu City. Renejane is 16 years old, stands 6-feet tall, and, according to noted coach Arvin Loberanis, is one…

FACES OF CEBU: Artjoy Torregosa, 24, promising long-distance runner

Dale Rosal 11/05/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines– Artjoy Torregosa’s is already considered a household name in the many weekend footraces in Cebu. Torregosa, has been making a name not just in local running events, but also in the national and international…

Coach Arvin Loberanis shares tips on how to become a good runner

Brian J. Ochoa 11/03/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines—If you’re planning to start running, Cebuano coach Arvin Loberanis is one person you would want to get some tips from. Loberanis is a well-known running coach in Cebu who has produced a lot of…

Kenya’s Kiptum sets new world marathon record 

10/09/2023

Kenya’s Kelvin Kiptum shattered the men’s world record to win Sunday’s Chicago Marathon in two hours and 35 seconds while Dutch runner Sifan Hassan won in the second-fastest women’s time in history. Kiptum crushed the old world record of 2:01:09 set…

Cesafi: 3 sports events to be held in other venues due to CCSC face-lift

Glendale G. Rosal 09/28/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Three sports events of the Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation, Inc. (Cesafi) will be held in different venues this season. This as the Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC) is undergoing a massive renovation for…

Obiena embraces responsibility as Asia’s top track and field athlete

June Navarro - Reporter 09/23/2023

HANGZHOU, China—EJ Obiena will enter the cavernous Hangzhou Olympic Centre Stadium and valiantly wave the Philippine flag on Saturday’s opening ceremony not only as the nation’s top athlete in the 19th Asian Games. The Filipino pole vault…

North Korea set to end years-long sporting isolation at Asian Games

Agence France Presse 09/14/2023

North Korea has 191 athletes signed up for the Asian Games starting next week, according to organizers, suggesting the country is poised to end its more than three-year isolation from the global sporting arena. North Koreans are…

Jessa Mae Aviso: Cum laude and a student-athlete

07/23/2023

CEBU City, Philippines — Jessa Mae Aviso graduated cum laude in her AB Political Science course at the University of Cebu last June 30, 2023. She made it through her college years by being a student-athlete, who…

EJ Obiena rises to world No. 2 in men’s pole vault

Lance Agcaoili 07/20/2023

MANILA, Philippines — EJ Obiena rose to the world No.2 in the men’s pole vault rankings. The Filipino pole vaulter, previously world No.3, surpassed American Chris Nilsen for the second spot as he garnered 1,432 ranking points…

EJ Obiena wins gold at Asian Athletics Championships

June Navarro 07/16/2023

BANGKOK — Ernest John Obiena capped an exceptional Philippine campaign at the 25th Asian Athletics Championships with a prophesied triumph in men’s pole vault on Sunday night. The world’s third-ranked vaulter validated his reign as the continental…

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