Azarcon’s world title fight moved

Glendale G. Rosal 06/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Clyde Azarcon of the Big Yellow Boxing Gym has to be extra patient after his much-awaited world title shot in South Africa originally scheduled on June 27, 2021, for the vacant World Boxing…

ARQ Boxing Gym’s boxing event moved to May 15

Glendale G. Rosal 04/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—- The much-awaited maiden boxing fight card of the newly-formed ARQ Boxing Gym is getting rescheduled for the second time. Now, it is slated for May 15, 2021, at the  Alcantara Civic Center in Alcantara,…

COVID-19 vaccination simulation in Lapu postponed

Futch Anthony Inso 02/23/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Lapu-Lapu City has postponed the holding of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination simulation on Wednesday, February 24, 2021.  This was confirmed by Mark Anthony Bautista, public information officer of Lapu-Lapu City. He said that…

Typhoons reset implementation of national ID

Futch Anthony Inso 11/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)-7 has temporarily postponed the implementation of the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys). PSA-7 regional director Engr. Ariel Florendo said that they are supposed to start the registration for the…

Athletes tell Sunrise Events: Be ‘humane,’ show ‘compassion’

Dennison Rey A. Dalupang 06/25/2020

Two more groups are seeking a refund of registration fees for the postponed Ironman Philippines race in Subic, with one of the groups appealing to the “humanitarian” side of organizers Sunrise Events Inc. (SEI). The calls came…

It’s 2021 or never for Tokyo—senior Olympic official

AFP 06/07/2020

High-ranking Olympic official Pierre-Olivier Beckers on Saturday made plain that the delayed Tokyo Olympics “will be held in 2021 or not at all.” The Belgian was reiterating the stance put forward by Japan and International Olympic Committee…

Postponed French Open topics: Rafa’s 20th? Serena’s 24th?

05/28/2020

If the French Open were being held as scheduled right now — instead of postponed to September because of the coronavirus pandemic — Rafael Nadal would have been seeking a 20th Grand Slam title to equal Roger Federer’s…

Holding out hope

Bong Lozada - INQUIRER.net 04/22/2020

The pessimism surrounding the staging of the Tokyo Olympics in 15 months is “disconcerting,” a Philippine sports official said on Tuesday, but that hasn’t stopped some of the country’s brightest hopes for a medal in the Summer…

Labella postpones distribution of senior citizen’s financial assistance

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The distribution of senior citizen’s financial assistance in Cebu City on April 25 will no longer push through. Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said that the situation in the city with the continuous…

Japan, Olympics chief agree to postpone Tokyo Games by a year

Agence France Presse, Associated Press 03/25/2020

TOKYO — The Tokyo Olympics were postponed until 2021 on Tuesday, ending weeks of speculation that the games could not go ahead as scheduled because of the coronavirus pandemic. The International Olympic Committee made the decision after…

CVIRAA meet may still happen

Mars G. Alison 02/07/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines – Perennial champions, Cebu City Niños, are advised to continue their training for the Central Visayas Regional Athletic Association (CVIRAA) Meet despite the regional meet’s postponement. “The CVIRAA meet hasn’t been totally cancelled.…

Organizers move opening of Grassroots Football League due to coronavirus scare

Mars G. Alison 02/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – In view of the threat posed by the novel coronavirus (nCoV), organizers of the third edition of the Grassroots Football League (GFL) have also decided to postpone the start of the tournament. Due…

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