GM Antonio settles for draw in Italy chess

Marlon Bernardino 11/25/2022

MANILA—Grandmaster (GM) Rogelio “Joey” Antonio Jr. settled for a truce with countryman International Master Angelo Abundo Young, creating an 11-way tie for 14th place in the 9th round of the 30th FIDE World Senior Individual Chess Championship…

Alcala, Choo rule Ironman Puerto Princesa

Dale Rosal 11/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Tri SND Barracuda’s elite triathlete John Dedeus Alcala and Singapore’s Ling Er Choo were crowned champions in the IRONMAN 70.3 Puerto Princesa held last Sunday in Palawan.  The Dipolog-based Alcala, who vied in the…

Philippine Women’s National Football Team embarks in another grueling training camp

Dale Rosal 11/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Philippine Women’s National Football Team (PWNFT) Filipinas will embark in another grueling training camp that will be topped with back-to-back friendlies with highly ranked Chile on November 12 and November 15 at the Municipal…

814-strong PH team in Cambodia SEAG

Dale Rosal 10/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Philippines picked 814 athletes for next year’s 32nd Southeast Asian Games in Cambodia through the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC). This is after, the POC headed by its president, Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino, completed the two…

PH women’s football team set for two friendlies in Costa Rica

Dale Rosal 09/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Philippine Women’s National Football Team (PWNFT) Filipinas will embark in a pair of international friendlies as part of their rigid preparation for the FIFA Women’s World Cup next year in Australia and New Zealand. …

New PSC chairman Eala vows to sustain success of previous administration

Dale Rosal 09/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Newly appointed Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Chairman Jose Emmanuel “Noli” Eala promised to sustain the success of the sports programs of the previous administration.  Eala was officially appointed by President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos on August…

Streak ends for PH women’s football team

Dale Rosal 07/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Philippine Women’s National Football Team (PWNFT) snapped their four-game winning streak after bowing down to Thailand, 1-0, in their last remaining group stage match of the ongoing AFF Women’s Championship at the Rizal Memorial…

PH women’s football team fall to Ireland in friendly match

Dale Rosal 06/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Philippine Women’s National Football Team (PWNFT) bowed down to the Republic of Ireland women’s football team, 1-0, in a friendly match held on Sunday, June 19, 2022, at the Bellis Field in Antalya, Turkey.…

Noted Guimaras cyclist shines in Liloan race

Dale Rosal 06/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Lea Denise Belgira was only in Cebu for a vacation. She ended up getting more than just a vacation. The 2019 Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) gold medalist in downhill mountain bike who is from Guimaras…

All set for VNL Quezon City women’s leg

Dale Rosal 06/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—It’s all systems go for the Week 2 of the Volleyball Nations League (VNL) as volleyball powerhouses in Thailand and Japan arrived on Tuesday, June 7, 2022, for their respective campaigns in the VNL Quezon…

POC reassures SEA Games medalists of financial incentives 

Dale Rosal 05/30/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) reassured the Filipino athletes who earned medals in the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) that they will be granted financial incentives for their feat in the biennial meet held…

UB Huishan rules FIBA 3×3 World Tour Manila Masters

Dale Rosal 05/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—UB Huishan emerged as the more formidable Serbian team in the finals of the 2022 Chooks-to-Go FIBA 3×3 World Tour Manila Masters after beating Liman Huishan NE, 20-17, late Sunday night, May 29, 2022, at…

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