Thirsty Football Cup: 2,600 footballers to compete in Feb. tourney

Glendale G. Rosal 01/26/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More than 2,600 players will strut their wares in the upcoming 17th Thirsty Football Cup from Feb. 10 to 12, 2023, at the Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC) pitch.  After the Jan. 25,…

Thirsty Football Cup: 141 teams have already signed up for tournament

Glendale G. Rosal 01/12/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 141 football teams have already enlisted to join the action of the 17th Thirsty Football Cup on Feb. 10 to 12, 2023, at the Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC).  The…

Melindo outboxes Thai foe, wrests OPBF silver featherweight title in Cebu comeback fight

Glendale G. Rosal 01/12/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Former world champion Milan “El Metodico” Melindo displayed his old winning form, beating Thai Chaiwat Buatkrathok via unanimous decision and winning the Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) silver featherweight title in front of…

Sinulog 2023 will still be at SRP

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro, Wenilyn Sabalo 01/10/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Despite concerns and criticisms, organizers of the Sinulog Festival have not changed their minds about holding it at the South Road Properties (SRP). Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama on Tuesday, January 10 said…

‘Prime Fight Series 2’: 5 more pro bouts to spice up Melindo-Buatkrathok OPBF title fight

Glendale G. Rosal 01/09/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Prime Stags Sports added five professional bouts and an exhibition bout to spice up the “Prime Fight Series 2” on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023, at the Cebu City Sports Center  (CCSC) field.  The…

Emergency responders assist 9 performers, support group staff during Sinulog sa Kabataan 2023 

Pegeen Maisie Sararana, Wenilyn Sabalo 01/08/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Disaster and Risk Reduction Management Office (CDRRMO) assisted nine performers and support group staff for health concerns during the Sinulog sa Kabataan 2023.  Harold Alcontin, CDRRMO head, said that these…

Hayco humbled by appointment as PSC commissioner, to strengthen grassroots sports

Glendale G. Rosal 12/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines– Renowned Cebuano sportsman, Edward Hayco has just been appointed commissioner by the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC). Hayco, the “Father of Cebu Dancesport,” and an organizer of multiple Guinness World Record events in Cebu City…

Thirsty Football Cup to be back with a bang in Feb. 2023 – organizers

Glendale G. Rosal 12/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With the postponement of its 2020 edition, the Thirsty Football Cup is preparing for an exciting comeback on Feb. 10 to 12, 2023, at the Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC) pitch. This tournament,…

Warriors tame Panthers with a 3-0 win in Cesafi men’s football tournament

Glendale G. Rosal 12/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The University of San Carlos (USC) Warriors routed the University of Southern Philippines-Foundation (USP-F) Panthers, 3-0, in the men’s football tournament of Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc. (Cesafi) on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022,…

Melindo returns, headlines Sinulog fight card of Prime Stags Sports

Glendale G. Rosal 11/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former International Boxing Federation (IBF) and International Boxing Organization (IBO) world light flyweight champion Milan “El Metodico” Melindo will fight in Cebu five years after his last bout here. The 34-year-old Melindo, a…

Gymnastics organizers explain after event in Labangon draws flak

Glendale G. Rosal 11/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A supposed to be fun-filled Cebu City Junior Olympics gymnastics event at the Labangon Elementary School over the weekend drew negative comments from parents and gymnasts who weren’t allowed to join. One of…

Fire guts CCSC stockroom; P6M worth of properties lost

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 11/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Some P6 million worth of properties were lost after a morning fire hit a stockroom of the Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC) in Barangay Sambag 1 in Cebu City on Friday, Nov. 18.…

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