FACES OF CEBU:  Froilan Mangubat, 25, basketball player

Dale Rosal 12/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Froilan Mangubat is currently one of the more promising basketball players in Cebu.  The 25-year-old has had a decent stint in the Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc. (Cesafi) basketball tournament, playing for two teams, the…

Malilay siblings from Cebu are now BJJ world champs

Dale Rosal 11/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Malilay sisters of Cebu, Eliecha Zoey and Ellise Xoe, can finally call themselves World Champions. This after the siblings bagged gold medals in their respective divisions in the 14th Abu Dhabi World Youth Jiu-Jitsu…

Cebuano dancesport duo: ‘We are very honored to once again represent our country’

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 05/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The dancesport pair of Pearl Marie Cañeda and Wilbert Aunzo continues to bring pride to Cebu as they recently bagged medals in the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) held in Vietnam. Caneda and…

Deanna Wong plays frisbee with fellow volleybelles in Bantayan Island

Doris Mondragon - Social Media Specialist 04/25/2022

CEBU, Philippines— Cebuana volleyball star Deanna Wong was seen in Bantayan Island in Cebu over the weekend. Photos of Wong were uploaded by photographer Jayr Yuson on Facebook. Yuson said in his post that he took the…

Defensive focus up for Cebu Sharks

Jonas Rey N. Panerio 08/30/2019

Although almost doesn’t count, the Cebu Sharks-Casino Ethyl Alcohol looked like an entirely different team as they pushed the South Division’s defending champions Davao Occidental Tigers to the hilt before ultimately faltering down the stretch, 61-65, in…

Make way for beach soccer

Mars G. Alison 07/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Central Visayas Football Association (CVFA) is introducing beach soccer in Cebu and Bohol before the year 2019 ends. Beach Soccer, otherwise known as sand football, is a variation of football played on the beach…

Cebu’s MMA fighters to show force versus visiting opponents

Glendale G. Rosal 01/09/2017

Competition among the Cebuano Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighters from various clubs in Cebu has always been tough. But come February 18, they will set aside intense competition to fight as one team against visiting fighters in…

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