A former scavenger, Carlo Paalam steps into biggest fight of his life

Francis T.J. Ochoa 08/07/2021

As Carlo Paalam jokingly described how he turned groggy after a punch to the back of his head, boxing coach Don Abnett, his brow furrowed, stared intently at the silent television monitor behind a pack of journalists…

Hidilyn Diaz wins weightlifting gold in Tokyo Olympics

Inquirer.net 07/26/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Carrying the weight of a country long seeking for Olympic glory, Hidilyn Diaz finally ended the seemingly interminable quest Monday night. Diaz, in her fourth straight Olympics, delivered the Philippines’ breakthrough gold medal after…

Hidden Treasures and their rumored locations

Marc Cosep 10/08/2020

Hidden treasures are not just for pirates and Hollywood movies. There are real treasures buried somewhere in the world, from 18th-century loot wars to trading ships that sunk hundreds of feet in the ocean. While some treasures…

SEA Games: Sibol grabs 2nd gold, rallies to beat Thailand in Dota II

Denison Rey A. Dalupang 12/10/2019

MANILA, Philippines–The Philippines snagged another gold medal in esports in the Southeast Asian Games after Sibol’s valiant 3-2 stand against Thailand in the Dota II event. Sibol lived up to its rallying cry, “Lakad Matatag,” holding on…

Cebuano athletes continue medal haul

Mars G. Alison 12/08/2019

PASIG CITY, Philippines – Cebuano athletes continue to hold their own against international opponents as they account for some of the gold-silver-bronze medal tally of Team Philippines in the 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEAG). Ovarian cancer survivor…

SEA Games: PH dancesport plucks 4 gold medals so far

Celest Flores-Colina - Inquirer.net 12/01/2019

Dancesport added to the Philippines’ medal haul early, plucking four gold medals so far in different categories in 30th Southeast Asian Games on Sunday. The pair of Mark Jayson Gayon and May Joy Renigen danced their way…

UC crushes UV to rule Cebu City Olympics basketball

Mars G. Alison 11/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The University of Cebu (UC) Baby Webmasters will be representing Cebu City in the Central Visayas Regional Athletic Association (CVIRAA) Meet after clinching the gold medal in the secondary boys basketball contest of the 29th…

Gasol gets historic double, Spain dominates Argentina for Fiba World Cup gold

09/16/2019

BEIJING — Spain has captured its second World Cup championship, defeating Argentina, 95-75, on Sunday, September 15, 2019, to give Marc Gasol a rare double-title year. Tournament MVP Ricky Rubio scored 20 points and Sergio Llull added…

CVIRAA elementary booters bag gold in Palaro

Mars G. Alison 05/03/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—The Central Visayas Regional Athletic Association (CVIRAA) elementary football team just clinched the gold medal of the elementary football competition of the ongoing Palarong Pambansa in Davao City. The team edged Western Visayas Regional Athletic…

Young Cebuanos bag four titles in Alaska Ironkids Davao

Mars G. Alison 03/23/2019

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — Young Cebuano multisports athletes clinched four of the eight age group titles in the Alaska Ironkids aquathlon held early morning of Saturday, March 23, at the Azuela Cove here.  Three of the four…

Cebu Province gets five gold medals on 1st day of Batang Pinoy competitions

Mars G. Alison 02/26/2019

ILOILO CITY, Philippines — Cebu Province is having a good start in the Batang Pinoy 2019 Visayas Regional Finals ongoing here by finishing the first day of hostilities at current second behind Day 1 leader Negros Occidental.…

Cebuano Sepulveda contributes gold for PH

Mars G. Alison 12/13/2018

Eight-year-old David Ezra Sepulveda was the lone Cebuano who bagged a gold in the Hat Yai – 100Plus International Junior Tennis Championships held in Malaysia, which is the last international tournament for the Citigreen junior tennis team.…

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