Contact sports prohibited in Cebu City, cop chief reminds residents

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police remind the public anew that contact sports such as commonly played basketball and volleyball are prohibited in Cebu City since the city was placed under Alert Level 3 last January 14. Police…

GAB said boxing promotions flourished in last quarter of 2021 despite the pandemic

Glendale G. Rosal 01/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Games and Amusements Board (GAB) noted the very active professional combat sports scene in the country during the last quarter of 2021 despite the current health crisis grappling the country. In total,…

Cebu City restricts movement of unvaxxed residents starting Jan. 1

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City will be implementing more restrictive policies against unvaccinated individuals starting January 1, 2022. In a newly released directive, Mayor Michael Rama has specified that entry establishments, events, contact sports, face-to-face classes,…

Lapu okays holding of contact sports only for vaccinated players, spectators

Futch Anthony Inso 11/18/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Government will now allow the holding of contact sports in the city. This was announced by Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan during the ceremonial launching of the “Graffiti: Shots of Hope”…

Cebu City still ironing out protocols on return of contact sports

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Contact sports in Cebu City is still not allowed as officials here are still finalizing protocols on its eventual comeback. Councilor Joel Garganera, the city’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) chief, on Thursday, November…

Contact sports may be allowed in Cebu City if…

Mae Fhel Gom-os 11/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Contact sports may soon be allowed here should vaccination reach 70 percent of its target population. This is what Cebu City Councilor Joel Garganera, who also heads the Emergency Operations Center (EOC), said…

Cebu City may start vaccinating minors in coming days

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) is expecting to start the vaccination of minors aged 12 to 17 years old soon especially for the children with comorbidities. Doctor Jeffrey Ibones, the CHD officer-in-charge,…

GAB to train personnel on proper handling of hematoma machines for contact sports

Glendale G. Rosal 08/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Games and Amusements Board (GAB) will soon train and distribute personnel who will demonstrate the proper use of their newly procured hematoma screening machines that are to be distributed to several areas…

CPPO backs resumption of sports activities in the province

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Police Provincial Office (CPPO) is supporting the proposal to resume sports events such as volleyball and basketball in the province. The police also gave their commitment to helping impose health protocols…

8 arrested in Lapu-Lapu City for playing volleyball

Doris C. Bongcac 01/26/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Eight individuals ended up cleaning the comfort rooms at the Hoops Dome in Barangay Gun-ob in Lapu-Lapu City as a punishment for violating health protocols. The eight were arrested for playing volleyball, a…

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