Servania makes comeback against former world champ Iwasa

Glendale G. Rosal 09/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former world title challenger, Genesis Servania burns the comeback trail against former world champion Ryosuke Iwasa on October 25, 2022, at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan. Servania is coming off from a one-year…

Game, set, match, language

Inez Ponce de leon - @inquirerdotnet 09/14/2022

I do research on nationalism and sports, particularly on how Filipinos react online to sports-related events that challenge their notions of nationhood. I started this years ago with research on the half-blood issue that plagued the Philippine…

No rest for Creamline as Pinay smashers gear up for 2nd Asean Grand Prix 2022

Glendale G. Rosal 09/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Creamline Cool Smashers will take no rest as they prepare for the upcoming 2nd Asean Grand Prix 2022, in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand. The tournament is slated from September 9 to 11, 2022,…

PADS Dragon Boat Team seeks financial support for World Championships stint in U.S.

Glendale G. Rosal 06/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The  Philippine Accessible Disability Services, Inc. (PADS) Dragon Boat Team is eyeing a historic feat in the International Dragon Boat Federation’s (IDBF) 13th Club Crew World Championships in Sarasota, Florida. But first, they need…

Bernaldez hopes to regain lost pride after TKO loss

Glendale G. Rosal 06/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Nearly eight months after his technical knockout loss, Mark “Machete” Bernaldez will try to regain lost honor and pride when he battles Oscar Duarte on June 11 (June 12, Manila Time) in Honda…

Gabunillas battles new foe in Engkwentro Singko mainer

Glendale G. Rosal 05/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Reigning Oriental Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) youth light flyweight champion John Paul Gabunilas needs to change his game plan after his opponent, Jomar Caindog of Sindangan, Zamboanga del Norte was replaced by a…

SEA Games: Filipino pair snares gold in muay thai

Lance Agcaoili - @inquirerdotnet 05/17/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Islay Erika Bomogao and Rhichein Yosorez won the first gold for the Philippine muay thai team in the women’s wai kru and mai event on Monday in the 31st Southeast Asian Games at Vinh…

Deanna Wong mobbed by fans at home

Doris Mondragon - Social Media Specialist 04/15/2022

CEBU, Philippines—Judin Alvizo-Wong, the mother of Cebuana volleyball star Deanna Wong of Ateneo, shared on Facebook, a video of the situation outside their home on Friday, April 15, 2022. In the video, throngs of fans are seen…

Obiena, PATAFA agree to settle differences

Glendale G. Rosal 03/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The seething word war between pole vault star Ernest John Obiena and the Philippine Athletics and Track and Field Association (PATAFA) could end anytime soon after both parties agreed to settle their differences…

Pages excited to reopen Cebu City sports

Glendale G. Rosal 03/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Newly-appointed Cebu City Sports Commission (CCSC) Chairman John Pages is excited to take the charge of reopening the city’s vibrant sports scene that was halted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Cebu City, much like…

Russia stripped of major events as invasion of Ukraine intensifies

Reuters 02/26/2022

As Russian forces moved deeper into Ukraine on Friday, sports bodies moved quickly to strip Russia of events, with St Petersburg losing the Champions League final while the Formula One Grand Prix will not be held in Sochi.…

Women sports leaders game-changing sports in the new normal

PR 03/20/2021

No less than the UN has cited how the COVID-19 pandemic has seriously undermined access and opportunities to sports and physical activity – impacting much more the vulnerable sectors like women and girls. And while the country…

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.