OUT OF PH TEAM

Glendale G. Rosal 09/08/2016

Cebuana Olympian Mary Joy Tabal’s corporate backer explained that her stint in the national team was good only for the duration of the Rio Olympics. “Yes it’s true that Joy Tabal is no longer with the Philippine…

Diaz’s advice: believe in yourself, don’t quit

Glendale G. Rosal 09/04/2016

FOR OLYMPIC silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz, there’s really not much special talent needed to become a successful weightlifter. In a seminar attended by a mix of aspiring athletes and coaches at the Cebu City Sports Club Cebu…

Hidilyn brings joy

Sofia Aliño Logarta 08/17/2016

Of course, she did not only come home with a silver medal; she brought much more. We have all become very proud of what she has achieved. She reminded us of many things. The Filipino can do…

NOT A QUITTER

Glendale G. Rosal 08/15/2016

Despite intense heat during race day, Cebuana champ Tabal completes first Olympic marathon race, wins hearts Mary Joy Tabal is now a certified Olympian. Although she failed to bag a medal for the Philippines in women’s marathon,…

First work shift

Dr. Rhoel James Timothy Dejano 08/14/2016

Doctor Diaries at the Olympics I woke up excited as it was going to be my first day to work my shift. Because my shift will not start until 5 p.m., I decided to buy tickets for…

Province launches search for new weightlifting stars

Glendale G. Rosal 08/12/2016

The search is on for the next Hidilyn Diaz. Inspired by the historic silver medal win of the Zamboanga lifter in the ongoing Rio Olympics in Brazil, the Cebu Provincial Sports Commission is planning to implement a…

Gunfire feared in Olympic bus attack

08/11/2016

Rio de Janeiro — A bus carrying Rio Olympics journalists came under attack, and police were investigating whether bullets were fired from the notorious City of God favela. Rio 2016 organizers said two journalists suffered slight injuries…

Cebuano jins support Alora’s Rio campaign

Rabboni Centino Borbon 08/10/2016

THE CEBUANO taekwondo community is supporting the Philippines’ lone bet in taekwondo in the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics, Kirstie Elaine Alora. The 26-year-old Olympian from Laguna will start her bid in the +67 kg weight class of…

A Cebuano in Rio: The Doctor Diaries at the 2016 Olympics

08/01/2016

And the journey begins. All of us have dreams . And one of my dreams is to be able to go to the Olympics. But going there as an athlete is way out of the question now.…

ANXIOUS MOMENTS

PR 07/28/2016

Mary Joy Tabal has four days left before she will be leaving for the biggest race of her life — the Rio Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She has spent the last month in Japan to…

Casimero not interested in Brazil Olympics stint

Glendale G. Rosal 06/21/2016

IBF flyweight world champion Jhonriel “Quadro Alas” Casimero is not interested in carrying the country’s tri-colors in the Rio Olympics this August. This was revealed to CDN by the boxing champion’s Chief Trainer Jhun Agrabio, who is…

It’s official: Tabal can compete in Rio Olympics

Glendale G. Rosal 06/14/2016

Cebu’s pride Mary Joy Tabal has officially become the first Filipina to qualify for Olympic marathon after being reinstated to the Philippine National Team by the Philippine Amateur Athletic Association (Patafa), the country’s governing body for athletics.…

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