Ukraine team defies heartbreak to win bittersweet Paralympic golds

Agence France Presse 03/09/2022

It was a bittersweet day for Ukraine at the Winter Paralympics with nine medals and a clean sweep of two biathlon events Tuesday — just as one athlete learned her father had been taken prisoner by Russian…

Aliño: Ando, Diaz have big chances of snatching medals in Tokyo

Glendale G. Rosal 06/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuana weightlifter Elreen Anne Ando and 2016 Olympics silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz have big chances of snatching medals in their respective weight divisions in the Tokyo Olympics in July, this year. This is…

Cebuano singers bag medals for PH in World Championships of Performing Arts  

Michelle Joy Padayhag 07/22/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—Four Cebuano singers proved that they have world-class talents after winning in the World Championships of Performing Arts (WCOPA) 2019 in Long Beach, California held from July 12 to 21, 2019.  The four who bagged…

Tricycle driver dad a source of pride, inspiration for his five kids

Immae Lachica 06/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Hermes Anor, 60, drives his tricycle day and night in order to provide for his family’s needs. Wearing only T-shirt, shorts and slippers, Hermes may look ordinary to many, but he is no ordinary…

WINNING IN PENANG

Mars G. Alison 12/03/2018

Citigreen junior tennis team bag seven gold medals in RGB-Penang Open Members of the Citigreen junior tennis team made the country proud after bagging seven gold medals in the 35th RGB-Penang Open International Juniors Tennis Age Group…

PH paddlers capture two gold medals in ICF world dragon boat championships

PR 09/14/2018

GAINESVILLE, Georgia—The Philippines snatched two gold medals in record-setting fashion during the opener of the prestigious 2018 ICF World Dragon Boat Championships at the Lake Lanier Olympic Park here. The national paddlers from the Philippine Canoe Kayak…

Four Cebu City swimmers bag PNG medals

Ray Charlie Diaz 05/20/2018

Four swimmers from Cebu City bagged medals in the first day of the Philippine National Games at the Cebu City Sports Center on Sunday. The four are Justine Reign Garrido, Karen Mae Indaya, Razel Cabajar, and Rafael…

MORE MEDALS EYED

Glendale G. Rosal 10/25/2017

The Cebu Provincial Sports Commission (CPSC) is confident that its athletes will harvest more medals in the upcoming Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Batang Pinoy Visayas Games slated on November 10 to 16 in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental.…

CTU arnisadors win gold medals in International Martial Arts Festival in China

Rabboni Centino Borbon 09/20/2017

Two Cebuano arnisadors helped the Philippine team shine in the Fuquan International Martial Arts Festival and Congress last Sept. 15 to 19 at the Fuquan Cultural Sports Center in Guizhou City, China. Dexler Bolambao and Oswen Kenret…

Watanabe, men’s poomsae team bags gold medals in SEA Games

Inquirer, RABBONI BORBON 08/26/2017

KUALA LUMPUR— One sport is defined by brute force. The other by grace, balance and snap. Both delivered much needed gold medals for the country Saturday in the 29th Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Kiyomi…

Cobonpue: Designing medal getting harder

James Nicole Franz R. Savellon 08/04/2017

FOR award-winning Cebuano furniture designer Kenneth Cobonpue, seeking inspiration and executing the design for the finishers medal and trophy of the Cobra IronMan 70.3 Philippines is just like competing in the grueling race itself. He jokingly said…

Guihulngan cops who survived ambush receive medals

Carla P. Gomez 07/22/2017

  BACOLOD CITY –  The Philippine National Police (PNP) gave medals to the three policemen who survived the ambush staged by New People’s Army in Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental. Wounded personnel medals were pinned by Chief Supt.…

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