Ando to move down to 59kg as she prepares for 2024 gold assault

Glendale G. Rosal 07/30/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Olympian coach Ramon Solis is planning to move his prized weightlifter, Elreen Ando to a lighter weight category to improve her chances of winning a medal in the 2024 Paris Olympics. In…

SEA Games in Vietnam postponed due to COVID-19 concerns

Glendale G. Rosal 07/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Bad news for Filipino athletes, who are grinding themselves in training for the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEAG), after the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) President and Congressman Abraham Bambol Tolentino announced its postponement…

Danao MTB race to implement strict health protocols — Boying

Glendale G. Rosal 06/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — To ensure the health and safety of both participants and spectators of the upcoming 2021 Philippine National MTB CXO (Crosscountry) and Downhill Championships in Danao City, north Cebu, PhilCycling Vice President Oscar “Boying”…

PSC appeals to local gov’ts for funding

June Navarro 04/14/2021

Ramon Fernandez, the chief of mission in the coming Southeast Asian (SEA) Games, is making an appeal to local governments all over the country for the sake of Team Philippines’ defense of the overall title. With the…

Tabal eager to compete again, sets sights on two big races

Glendale G. Rosal 03/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—As she completely abandons her Tokyo Olympics dream, Cebuana Marathon Queen Mary Joy Tabal is setting her sights on two equally important races this year—the Tokyo Marathon 2021 in October and the Vietnam Southeast Asian…

Citing PH medal haul, Sotto nixes probe of SEA Games deal

DJ Yap - Reporter / @deejayapINQ 11/14/2020

Senate President Vicente Sotto III on Friday thumbed down Sen. Risa Hontiveros’ call for a full-blown investigation of alleged irregularities in the construction of sports facilities for the 2019 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games which was hosted by…

National training center among priorities of PSC again

June Navarro 01/08/2020

Manila, Philippines–The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) will now shift its attention back to building the much-desired sports complex for the national athletes. “We are doing our best to make this longtime dream come true,” said PSC chairman…

Vietnam is ground for PH to prove SEA Games overall win is no fluke

June Navarro 01/02/2020

As the focus shifts to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, sustaining the gains of Team Philippines in the recent 30th Southeast Asian Games should not be disregarded. Top officials of the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) and the Philippine…

Cheers to the year that was

Francis T.J. Ochoa 01/01/2020

There was a fast start. There was a false start. There was a lot of flak before the actual start. But, as in life, the journey was great. The destination? Greatest so far in the country’s participation…

Despite a good year, fight for relevance continues

Cedelf Tupas 12/31/2019

By the time Stephan Schrock left Biñan Football Stadium on Dec. 3 in the Philippines’ last match in the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games, the Azkals skipper had already played almost 60 matches for club and country for…

Shining like gold

Immae Lachica 12/24/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines–For some athletes, a silver medal may not be that quite fulfilling. It’s not the gold. But for Cebuana rugger Aiumi Ono, the silver she bagged as team captain of the Philippine women’s rugby…

Female Consolacion biker shows grit, determination in SEA Games stint

Mars G. Alison 12/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Every athlete dreams of representing his or her country not only in national competitions but most especially in international competitions. For 19-year-old cyclist Pamela Jane Ruiz of Consolacion, a northern town of Cebu,…

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