Lapu okays holding of contact sports only for vaccinated players, spectators

Futch Anthony Inso 11/18/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Government will now allow the holding of contact sports in the city. This was announced by Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan during the ceremonial launching of the “Graffiti: Shots of Hope”…

NBA begins working postponed games into schedule

01/28/2021

New York, United States—The NBA is tweaking its schedule to begin working in games postponed because of coronavirus safety measures, the league said in a statement on Wednesday, January 27, 2021. Twenty-two games have been postponed since…

NBA postpones another game, announces 11 new players test positive

01/21/2021

Los Angeles, United States—Memphis’ NBA game at the Portland Trail Blazers scheduled for Wednesday, January 20, 2021, has been postponed with the Grizzles depleted by coronavirus contact tracing, the league said. The 16th such postponement of the…

NBA says 48 players test positive for Covid-19

12/03/2020

Los Angeles, United States—The NBA announced Wednesday, December 2, 2020, that 48 players have tested positive for the coronavirus, a dramatic increase over the zero positive tests reported during last season’s quarantine bubble in Florida. The league…

Players back Federer over WTA-ATP merger idea as Kyrgios hits out

04/23/2020

WTA founder Billie Jean King and Rafael Nadal led a wave of support on Thursday for Roger Federer’s suggestion that “now is the time” to merge the men’s and women’s governing bodies, while tennis is at a standstill…

NBA players, referees to wear black bands as Stern tribute

01/04/2020

NBA players and referees will wear a commemorative black band on their uniforms for the remainder of the season and playoffs as a tribute to former commissioner David Stern, who died Wednesday. The league announced the memorial…

With lineups all set, coaches and players gear up for Cesafi All-Star game

Brian Mikhael J. Ochoa, Immae Lachica 11/07/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—The lineups are set. Now, it’s time for the teams to prepare for battle in the Cesafi All-Star game to be held this Sunday, November 10, 2019, at the Cebu Coliseum. The roster of participants…

Three armed men enter Mandaue billiard hall, frisk ‘players,’ order them to strip

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Three armed men claiming to be “police officers in civilian clothes” entered a billiard hall in Sitio Aroma in Barangay Subangdaku, Mandaue City on July 27, frisked the 11 men at the billiard…

Cesafi can’t act on erring players in Mingla brawl

Jonas Rey N. Panerio 12/13/2018

WHILE many expect the Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc. (Cesafi) to mete out penalties on erring players involved in the melee last Wednesday night in a basketball tournament in Minglanilla town, south Cebu, the league said it…

Rumble in Minglanilla: Two UV players, coach suspended

JONAS PANERIO 12/13/2018

The aftermath of the violent brawl that involved players between the reigning Cesafi champions University of the Visayas (UV) and the University of Southern Philippines Foundation (USPF) saw a coach and two players from the former get…

No Christmas spirit in Minglanilla Christmas league as UV, USPF players engage in fistfight

Jonas Rey N. Panerio 12/13/2018

CEBU CITY – Holiday cheer was certainly not in the air in a basketball game between the University of the Visayas (UV) Green Lancers and the University of Southern Philippines Foundation (USPF) in the Minglanilla Mayor’s Cup…

USJ-R on the lookout for replacements for departing players

Brian J. Ochoa, JONAS PANERIO 12/04/2018

With key players leaving the team, University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R) men’s basketball head coach Leode Garcia knows he has a lot of work to do to keep the Jaguars competitive in the next season of the…

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