PADS says this year’s stint in IDBF World Championships was the most challenging

CTU Intern Angeline Bregondo 08/23/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines- The founder of the Philippine Accessible Disability Services Inc. (PADS) Dragon Boat Team  shared the team’s experience in the 16th International Dragon Boat Federation (IDBF) World Dragon Boat Racing Championships held last August 13,…

PADS ends IDBF Championships journey with six golds despite lack of gov’t support

Glendale G. Rosal 08/14/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Accessible Disability Services Inc. (PADS) Dragon Boat Team ended their campaign in the 16th International Dragon Boat Federation (IDBF) World Dragon Boat Racing Championships impressively after they tallied their sixth and…

Cebu Daily Newscast: Tom Jones, creator of longest-running musical ‘The Fantasticks,’ dies at 95

CDN Digital 08/14/2023

Listen to Cebu Daily Newscast and get the latest stories in and around Cebu. Here’s what you need to know on Monday, August 14. Tom Jones, creator of longest-running musical ‘The Fantasticks,’ dies at 95 Tom Jones,…

PADS surpasses 2019 gold medal count in IDBF world championships

Glendale G. Rosal 08/13/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Accessible Disability Services Inc. (PADS) Dragon Boat Team harvested three more gold medals in the penultimate of the International Dragon Boat Federation (IDBF) World Dragon Boat Racing Championships in Pattaya, Thailand,…

PADS strikes, bags 2 golds in shorter distances of 16th IDBF in Thailand

Glendale G. Rosal 08/11/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The gold medal drought was finally over for the Philippine Accessible Disability Services, Inc. (PADS) Dragon Boat paddlers after they won two golds on Friday in the ongoing 16th International Dragon Boat Federation…

PADS loses gold due to time penalty

Glendale G. Rosal 08/09/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines– In an unexpected turn of events, the gold medal that the Philippine Accessible Disability Services Inc. (PADS) Dragon Boat Team won in the 16th International Dragon Boat Federation (IDBF) World Dragon Boat Racing Championships…

PADS paddlers grab silver, bronze at start of 16th IDBF tilt in Thailand

Glendale G. Rosal 08/08/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The Philippine Accessible Disability Services Inc. (PADS) Dragon Boat Team opened their campaign with two medals in the 16th International Dragon Boat Federation (IDBF) World Dragon Boat Racing Championships in Pattaya, Thailand, on Tuesday,…

PADS to vie in Bohol Dragon Boat Festival 2023 ahead of Thailand World Championships

Glendale G. Rosal 07/21/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The renowned Philippine Accessible Disability Services, Inc. (PADS) Dragon Boat Team will vie in the Bohol Dragon Boat Festival 2023 this weekend in Dauis town, Bohol. The Cebu-based PADS will field in over…

How dragonboat helped PWDs 

Brian J. Ochoa 07/08/2023

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—The goal was to help introduce recreational rehabilitation to persons with disabilities (PWD).  But the Philippine Accessible Disability Service (PADS) has achieved more, giving PWDs a chance to excel in sports and even become world…

PADS dragonboat team gets boost from new coach for upcoming international stint

Glendale G. Rosal 06/23/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The vaunted Philippine Accessible Disability Service (PADS) dragonboat racing team just got a solid backing from veteran and multi-titled dragonboat coach Coach Harland “Barak” Dimayuga Baraquero for their upcoming international campaign. PADS is…

PADS gets into OCR, has champion para athlete in PH team member Kent Tumangan

06/17/2023

CEBU, Philippines—The Philippine Accessible Disability Service Inc. (PADS) continues to make sports accessible for persons with disabilities (PWDs).  JP Maunes, the founder of PADS, guested recently at CDN Sportstalk to speak about Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) and…

PWD from Cebu selected for PH Sitting Volleyball National Team

Immae Lachica 05/12/2023

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—Despite losing his leg three years ago, Cebuano Tonton Concepcion is still going to be able to represent the country in an international stint. This was after the Minglanilla, Cebu native was selected to…

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