Khalil Sanchez, 17, dominates two categories in San Fernando XC-Circuit Race

Glendale G. Rosal 09/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cycling prospect Khalil Sanchez led Team Keith DeFiebre Cycling Team p/b Lún Wheels’ superb outing in last weekend’s inaugural San Fernando XC-Circuit Race in San Fernando town, south Cebu.  The 17-year-old Sanchez, one…

Carcueva leads Cebuano winners in Philcycling National Championship for Road

Glendale G. Rosal 06/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Minglanilla’s pride, Jonel Carcueva grabbed the spotlight during the finale of the Philcycling National Championship for Road by ruling the men’s elite mass start on Friday, June 24, 2022, in Tagaytay. Carcueva, who…

Sanchez bags 2 medals in PhilCycling Nat’l Championships in Tagaytay

Glendale G. Rosal 06/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After his stunning first place finish in the men’s junior criterium race of the PhilCycling National Championships for Road 2022 in Tagaytay City, Khalil Sanchez earned a silver medal in the men’s junior…

On a road bike, Khalil Sanchez can dominate too

Dale Rosal 06/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Khalil Sanchez, known for his prowess in mountain bike races, showed he can win using road bikes too. The 17-year-old Cebuano cyclist, called by some as the “Chamba Prince,” proved this after he topped…

FACES OF CEBU: Khalil Sanchez, 17, rising cycling star 

Dale Rosal 04/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Although Khalil Sanchez has been reaping titles left and right, the 17-year-old cycling phenom still considers himself a newbie. Also known as the “Chamba Prince,” Sanchez has indeed come a very long way from his…

Khalil Sanchez tops Danao MTB race

Dale Rosal 04/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Khalil Sanchez clinched another title by winning in Stage 2 of the Race Against Drugs and Bike to Stay Healthy Against Covid mountain bike race held last Sunday, April 3, 2022, in Barangay Sandayong Sur, Danao…

Promising cyclist Khalil Sanchez victorious in first MTB downhill race

Dale Rosal 11/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—There is no stopping Cebuano cycling phenom Khalil Sanchez. Sanchez, who just turned 17,  logged his 30th first place win this year by claiming the overall title of the Casili Downhill Fun Race in Consolacion…

What some Cebuano athletes miss from pre-pandemic Kalag-Kalag

Dale Rosal 11/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day are two of the most important days Filipinos look forward to each year.  But ever since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the country in 2020, the ‘Kalag-Kalag’ season has…

Khalil Sanchez, 16, wins Getafe MTB race, notches 27th 1st place finish in cycling competitions

Glendale G. Rosal 10/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Cycling phenom Khalil Sanchez strutted his wares anew after clinching his 27th first place finish in a cycling competition by dominating the Getafe MTB and Road Bike Challenge: Padyak Kontra sa Pandemya last Sunday,…

On the right track: Promising cyclist Khalil Sanchez piles up titles amid pandemic

Dale Rosal 09/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Don’t sleep on 16-year old cyclist Khalil Sanchez of the vaunted Keith DeFiebre Cycling Team p/b Lún Wheels. The son of multi-titled cyclist Dongkey Sanchez, this promising kid has silently racked up titles in local…

Father-and-son tandem win in Liloan XC MTB race

Dale Rosal 07/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The father-and-son tandem of Dongkey and Khalil Sanchez flexed their winning form in the Liloan Cross-Country Challenge 2.0 mountainbike competition held in Barangay Jubay, Liloan town, northern Cebu on Sunday, July 25, 2021. Dongkey dominated…

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