Hidilyn Diaz, weightlifting icon, set to tie the knot with fiancé-coach in Baguio

Jewil Anne M. Tabiolo 07/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Tokyo Olympics weightlifting gold medalist, Hidilyn Diaz, is set to tie the knot with her fiance-coach, Julius Naranjo, on July 26 at the St. Ignatius Church in Baguio, a year after her historic…

Diaz, 3 Cebuanos banner PH weightlifting team to Vietnam SEAG this May

Glendale G. Rosal 03/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Tokyo Olympics gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz and three Cebuanos will banner the country’s weightlifting team in the 31st Southeast Asian Games in Hanoi, Vietnam this May. The official line-up was bared this afternoon,…

SEA Games qualifiers in Cebu a go: Weightlifters to vie for spot in nat’l team

Glendale G. Rosal 03/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It’s all systems go for the Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) Qualifying and National Selection Weightlifting Tournament of the Samahang Weightlifters ng Pilipinas (SWP) tomorrow, March 8, 2022, at the Cebu Coliseum.  Some of…

Hidilyn Diaz featured as cover girl for local lifestyle magazine

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 09/09/2021

GINATILAN, CEBU –Hidilyn Diaz makes it to the 20th anniversary cover of Tatler Philippines.  In an Instagram post, the Olympic gold medalist shared a photo of herself looking confidently beautiful and strong while holding the gold medal…

Painting on Pari-an heritage monument wins best art piece

Immae Lachica 02/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A painting of the heritage monument in Barangay Pari-an was judged as the best artwork in this year’s celebration of the 4th Cebu City Arts Week. The painting by Nereo Eyac won him P60, 000…

Two high value targets nabbed with almost P10 million shabu

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City police scored big in their anti-illegal drug campaign after they confiscated nearly P10 million worth of suspected shabu and arrested two high-value targets in two separate operations on late Tuesday and…

Olympian Solis, 2 other Cebuanos are in PH weightlifting team

Mars G. Alison 08/27/2019

PUERTO PRINCESA, PALAWAN, Philippines — Three Cebuanos have been named into the Philippine weightlifting team to the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games which the Philippines will be hosting from November 30 to December 11, 2019. The first…

Cordova cops checking CCTV footage showing Carillo’s killers

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/22/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Cordova police have found a closed circuit television (CCTV) footage of a motorcycle with two men on board that fit the description of witnesses on the killers of the town’s deputy police…

Cebu City cops seize P170K suspected shabu in Sambag bust

Benjie B. Talisic 01/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City police continue to pursue those in the illegal drug trade without letup with the latest catch being a 24-year-old Sawang Calero, Cebu City resident, who was caught with P170,000 worth of…

Garma to public: Help us stop drug groups still thriving in Cebu

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police are reiterating their call to the public for cooperation in helping them stop the business chain of notorious drug groups that are still thriving in Cebu. Senior Superintendent Royina…

Weight to beat Diaz is 195 kilograms

Hendrix Lato 12/12/2018

OLYMPICS silver medalist and Asian Games gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz will have to wait until today to know if she won in the 59-kilogram division of the 6-in-1 National Weightlifting Championship organized by the Samahang Weighlifting ng…

Inspired by Diaz, Cebuana Ando plunges into action

Glendale Rosal 08/23/2018

CEBUANA weightlifter Elreen Ann Ando has high morale going into her competition in the women’s 63-kilogram category of weightlifting in the ongoing Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, today. According to the University of Cebu (UC) standout from…

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