Ballesteros on Cebu City’s bid to host Palaro: It’s high time; they should prepare right now

Glendale G. Rosal 02/02/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The announcement of Cebu City to bid to host the Palarong Pambansa next year created a buzz in the local sports community, and one of the most excited of this is renowned multi-sports…

PSC Commissioner Hayco vows to back Cebu City’s bid to host Palarong Pambansa 2024

Glendale G. Rosal 02/02/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Commissioner Edward Hayco of the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) promises assistance to the Cebu City government in its bid to host the Palarong Pambansa next year.  Hayco joined a presser on Wednesday, Feb.…

Palaro goal: P65M allotted for CCSC as Cebu City aims for hosting 2024 games

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 02/02/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least P65 million is allocated for the renovation of the Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC) as the Cebu City government bids to host the Pambansang Palaro 2024 and aims to improve CCSC…

Cebu City bids for 2024 Palarong Pambansa 30 years after it first hosted the games

Glendale G. Rosal 02/01/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines– Cebu City is bidding to host next year’s Palarong Pambansa, 30 years since it first hosted the country’s biggest amateur sports event. And the nerve center for most of its activities will once again…

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,…

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