SBP’s Norman Black to lead youth basketball activities in Talisay City

Glendale G. Rosal 02/29/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) will hold a series of activities from March 8-9 at the Talisay City Poblacion gymnasium. Norman Black, SBP’s grassroots and talent identification head, will lead activities for young…

Omega’s Cañete takes center stage in ‘Blow-by-Blow’ bout for WBC regional title vs. Maquilan

Glendale G. Rosal 02/29/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Omega Boxing Gym’s Benny “The Bull” Cañete will headline the “Blow-by-Blow” fight card on March 24 at the Okada Manila Hotel and Casino. Organized by Manny Pacquiao Promotions and Johnny Elorde International Promotions,…

PH kiteboarding competition returns to Santa Fe in Bantayan

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/15/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Around 100 kiteboarders from around the world will gather in Santa Fe in Bantayan Island this weekend for the Cebu leg of the Philippine Kiteboarding Association (PKA) Tour Season 9. The ICTSI-PKA Tour…

Cebu City gears up to host 2024 Palarong Pambansa

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 02/05/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Government has expressed its full support to host the upcoming 2024 Palarong Pambansa. “If we have done it to Sinulog, I don’t find any reason why we cannot extend our…

Ex-PDEA regional chief vows city-wide sports program in Cebu City mayoral bid

Glendale G. Rosal 02/03/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Former Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-Central Visayas (PDEA-7) regional director Yogi Felimon Ruiz eyes a comprehensive and city-wide sports program set this March. As a political newcomer, Ruiz aims to run for mayor of Cebu…

Danao City successfully hosts 1st ‘International Ultra Trail’

Niña Mae Oliverio 01/29/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The local government of Danao City concluded its first international running event with 594 runners who participated from Jan. 27 to 28. According to the press statement sent by the city’s Public Information…

Araneta earns world title shot with dominant TKO over Magramo

Glendale G. Rosal 01/27/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Christian “The Bomb” Araneta finally earned a world title shot in devastating fashion after scoring a technical knockout victory against fellow Filipino Arvin “Hurricane” Magramo in the main event of “Kumbati 16” at the…

Cebuana volleybelle Joanneesse Perez joins UP Maroons

Glendale G. Rosal 01/25/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Stellar Cebuana middle blocker Joanneesse Perez confidently chose the University of the Philippines (UP) Women’s Volleyball Team Fighting Maroons for her college volleyball journey without any hesitation. The 18-year-old Perez, who is the Cebu…

Cebu’s sports leaders mourn Ballesteros’ sudden passing

Dale Rosal 07/10/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Some of Cebu’s sports leaders mourn the sudden passing of renowned sports personality Ricky Ballesteros. Former Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) commissioner and Philippine basketball legend Ramon “El Presidente” Fernandez, current PSC commissioner Edward Hayco, and…

Central Visayas booters top Group B with rout of Panay

Dale Rosal 06/29/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Central Visayas Football Association (CVFA) ended its campaign in the Philippine Football Federation (PFF) U-19 National Championships Group B with a bang after routing the Panay Island Football Association, 4-1, on Thursday, June 29,…

FACES OF CEBU: Galimar Largo, 44, noted basketball scout

Dale Rosal 06/25/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines—- With his keen eyes on the sideline, Galimar Largo helped discover some of Cebu’s best young basketball talents who are now making waves in the national basketball scene.  The 44-year-old Largo, who currently heads…

#MotherRunner Mary Joy Tabal shares how it is to be a mom

Brian J. Ochoa 05/14/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Olympian Mary Joy Tabal has overcome a lot of obstacles throughout her running career. The multi-titled marathoner from Barangay Guba, here has endured pain from losing a loved one just before a national race, survived…

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