Milo-DepEd Palarong Pambahay virtual sports meet unfolds on May 21-22

Glendale G. Rosal 05/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More than 3,000 student-athletes from all over the Philippines will take part in the virtual Milo-DepEd Palarong Pambahay, the biggest interschool multi-sporting meet, slated from May 21 to 22, 2022. A total of…

Cebu Football Club nails first win in PFL Copa tourney

Glendale Rosal 04/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The Cebu Football Club (CFC) logged its first-ever victory in the Philippine Football League (PFL) Copa Paulino Alcantara after trouncing the Stallions Laguna FC, 2-0, on Monday afternoon, April 25, 2022. CFC, which debuted…

GAB: More sports events back as country normalizes from COVID-19

Glendale G. Rosal 03/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Games and Amusements Board (GAB) is pleased and excited to see more and more sports events unfolding this month as the country allows more professional sports events under Alert Level 1. As…

PWNFT to compete in 3 big tourneys this year as warmup for Women’s World Cup

Glendale G. Rosal 03/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Women’s National Football Team (PWNFT) revealed the series of tournaments it will join this year as part of its preparation for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup. After extending the contract…

Stajcic extends coaching contract with PWNFT

Glendale G. Rosal 03/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Australian football coach Alen Stajcic has renewed his contract with the Philippine Women’s National Football Team (PWNFT) as the Malditas’ head coach until next year. In a post from PFF’s official website last…

Malditas make history as they barge into semis of AFC Asian Women’s Cup, qualify for FIFA Women’s World Cup

Glendale G. Rosal 01/31/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — For the first time in Philippine football history, the Philippine Women’s National Football Team (PWNFT) Malditas marches to the semifinals of the AFC Asian Women’s Cup 2022 and qualified for the FIFA Women’s…

Mitra highlights GAB’s “historic” achievements during sports summit

Glendale G. Rosal 09/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Games and Amusements Board (GAB) Chairman, Abraham “Baham” Mitra highlighted the agency’s ‘historic’ achievements under his leadership during the 3rd Professional Sports Summit on Wednesday, Sept. 29, held on a virtual platform.…

DH Cebu FC: A football club born out of a pandemic

Glendale G. Rosal 09/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The newly-formed Dynamic Herb Cebu Football Club also had its fair share of struggles and challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic. The club looks ready to start their campaign in the Philippines Football…

Cebuano aims to excel in shooting, football and studies

Glendale G. Rosal 07/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuano practical shooting prospect and footballer Roygbiv “Roy” Gutierrez Barro juggles two sports and academics under the new normal. After introducing himself to the more intense sport of practical shooting four years ago,…

Cebuano sportsman helps inmates with rehab program 

Glendale Rosal 03/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebuano sportsman Voltaire Montebon believes sports can help change people’s lives.  It is because of this belief that the 44-year-old Ironman 70.3 finisher and football player started a charitable drive to help some former booters…

Transgender footballer marks first in top Argentina women’s league

12/08/2020

Buenos Aires, Argentina—Footballer Mara Gomez announced Monday, December 7, 2020, she intends to continue progressing “without any kind of ceiling”, after becoming the first transgender player to have taken the field in a match in Argentina’s women’s…

Ceres-Negros to play AFC Cup match vs Bali United in empty stadium

Cedelf Tupas 03/11/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Philippines Football League champion Ceres Negros will be playing its AFC Cup match against Indonesian powerhouse Bali United on Wednesday night at Rizal Memorial Stadium without spectators in line with government directives to prevent…

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