Hidilyn Diaz celebrates another golden moment–her engagement

Glendale G. Rosal and Immae Lachica 10/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The country’s first Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz gets engaged with her strength and conditioning trainer Julius Naranjo, a few days after Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) President Rep. Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino started convincing…

Roxas Vanguards tap ex-PBA player Laure as coach for Super Cup campaign

Glendale G. Rosal 05/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Roxas Vanguards hired former pro basketball player Eddie Laure to handle the head coaching job in their upcoming campaign in the 2021 Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup-Mindanao Leg. The 43-year old Laure,…

Ex-Tigers remember coach who was also like a father to them

Musong R. Castillo 03/27/2020

Close to 2,400 kilometers away, Gerard Francisco heard the heartbreaking news. “He was like a second father to me,” the former Sta. Lucia star in the PBA and member of two University of Santo Tomas champion teams…

Cebuano Colina is coach of Kaya FC

Mars G. Alison 02/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Another Cebuano is making Cebu proud after football coach Oliver “Bingbing” Colina has been tapped to helm Kaya FC in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup. Colina, a native of Mandaue City, Cebu, is the…

Cebuano coach gets Kobe Bryant-inspired tattoo to honor the fallen basketball star

Immae Lachica 02/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— After Kobe Bryant’s sudden demise on January 26, people around the world paid tribute to the fallen basketball star in their own little way. Just recently, basketball superstar, Lebron James was seen with a…

Yayoy Alcoseba still open to coaching: ‘This is my passion’

Mars G. Alison 12/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Noted Cebuano basketball head coach Raul “Yayoy” Alcoseba is open for another coaching job as he formally bid the University of Cebu (UC) Webmasters goodbye on Tuesday morning, December 17, 2019.  “I am very thankful…

SWU-Phinma’s next target: Champion’s League

Immae Lachica 12/15/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—Following successful stints in different tournaments, reigning Cesafi men’s champions Southwestern University (SWU)-Phinma is now gearing up for the Philippine Collegiate Champions League. SWU-Phinma earned the right to represent Cebu following its title conquest…

With lineups all set, coaches and players gear up for Cesafi All-Star game

Brian Mikhael J. Ochoa, Immae Lachica 11/07/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—The lineups are set. Now, it’s time for the teams to prepare for battle in the Cesafi All-Star game to be held this Sunday, November 10, 2019, at the Cebu Coliseum. The roster of participants…

Cesafi imposes lifetime ban on UV football coach

Mars G. Alison 11/06/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cesafi commissioner has spoken. Felix “Boy” Tiukinhoy has meted a lifetime ban on University of the Visayas (UV) Green Booters head coach Alex Ballesteros for allegedly instigating the walkout of his players in their…

Soaking wet food delivery driver makes netizen see world in different light

Immae Lachica 10/07/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Have you ever tried staying in because of the heavy downpour but lack something? Like food, perhaps? Well, for sure, a lot of us have already experienced this and opted to go with…

Tim Cone gets chance at gold medal for PH basketball—21 years after falling short with the Centennial Team

Dennison Rey A. Dalupang 09/24/2019

If there’s anyone who knows just how close basketball is to the Filipinos’ hearts, Tim Cone said it would be him. “I know that as well—or better than anybody,” he told reporters on Sunday night. Perhaps that’s…

Serbian coach thinks Gilas Pilipinas not worthy playing top Euro teams

Musong R. Castillo - Philippine Daily Inquirer 09/03/2019

FOSHAN, China—Does the Philippines really have the materials to play in the global stage? The coach of Serbia, which on Monday night just hammered Gilas Pilipinas to submission on the way to a 126-67 win, certainly doesn’t…

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