Chinese badminton player, 17, dies after collapsing on court

Agence France Presse 07/01/2024

A 17-year-old Chinese player has died after collapsing on court during an international tournament in Indonesia, badminton officials said on Monday. Zhang Zhijie was taken ill during a match late Sunday against Japan’s Kazuma Kawano at the…

Cebu’s Laborte cruises deeper into the PHL Badminton Open 2024

Glendale G. Rosal 06/08/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuano smasher Lyrden Laborte continued to put on a superb performance in the Philippine Badminton Open 2024 this week at the First Pacific Leadership Academy (FPLA) in Antipolo City. Laborte, one of the…

UC Webmasters rule secondary badminton in 30th Cebu City Olympics

Glendale G. Rosal 03/30/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The University of Cebu (UC) Webmasters ruled the secondary badminton competition of the 30th Cebu City Olympics on Wednesday evening, March 29, 2023, at the Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC) court. The UC…

Rotary District 3860 mulls bigger badminton tournament in May

Dale Rosal 03/01/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines—After the highly successful Rotary District Governor’s Cup Badminton Tournament, the Rotary District 3860 eyes a bigger tournament in May.  Last February 18 to 24, 2023, the Rotary District 3860 in Cebu capped off its…

Pogoy relishes experience with Gullas Cup

Glendale G. Rosal 12/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Roger Ray Pogoy, one of Cebu’s brightest basketball stars, considers the annual Gullas Cup basketball tournament as his stepping stone to stardom. The Gullas Cup returns after more than two years of hiatus…

Webmasters rule 7 categories, dominate Cesafi badminton competition

Glendale G. Rosal 11/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The University of Cebu (UC) Webmasters topped seven categories in last weekend’s Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc. (Cesafi) badminton tournament at the Metro Sports Lahug badminton court. This was after, the UC Webmasters…

Vigan to host Batang Pinoy nat’l finals in December

Glendale G. Rosal 08/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Sports Commission (CCSC) will start conducting try-outs tomorrow, Friday, August 12, 2022, for the return of the Batang Pinoy National Championships in December in Vigan, Ilocos Sur. The whole-day try-outs…

CCSC swimming pool reopens after 2 years

Glendale G. Rosal 04/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Excitement was palpable and the mood upbeat, as swimmers took to the Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC) swimming pool for the first time in two years when it reopened on Friday, April 22,…

Cebu City still ironing out protocols on return of contact sports

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Contact sports in Cebu City is still not allowed as officials here are still finalizing protocols on its eventual comeback. Councilor Joel Garganera, the city’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) chief, on Thursday, November…

Cebu Inter-BPO Sports League’s competitions begin in August

Mars G. Alison 07/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With three new events this year, the Cebu Inter-BPO Volleyball League has changed its name to the Cebu Inter-BPO Sports League. Giovanni Devero, the chairperson of the league, said that aside from volleyball,…

Metro Sports anniversary badminton to feature parent and child category

Mark Tongco 11/22/2018

PARENTS and their children will be able to bond through badminton as the Metro Sports 16th Anniversary Annual Badminton Tournament will be featuring a parent and child category. The badminton tournament, which will be held on Saturday,…

SWU-Phinma rules Cesafi badminton

Ray Charlie Diaz 09/30/2018

THE SOUTHWESTERN University (SWU) – Phinma Baby Cobras topped this season’s Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation, Inc. (Cesafi) Badminton Tournament held at the Metrosports Center in Lahug, Cebu City. SWU-Phinma hauled six gold medals, four silvers and one…

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