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…

Cebuano sportsman helps inmates with rehab program 

Glendale Rosal 03/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebuano sportsman Voltaire Montebon believes sports can help change people’s lives.  It is because of this belief that the 44-year-old Ironman 70.3 finisher and football player started a charitable drive to help some former booters…

PCAP online chess games resume Wednesday 

Glendale G. Rosal 02/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Games in the All-Filipino Conference Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) online tournament will resume Wednesday, February 24, 2021.  The games were supposedly scheduled for last Saturday, February 20, but bad weather due to…

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…

Nadal into Paris Masters quarters, Schwartzman one win from Tour Finals

11/06/2020

Paris, France—Rafael Nadal battled past Australian Jordan Thompson in straight sets to reach the Paris Masters quarter-finals on Thursday, November 5, 2020, as Diego Schwartzman moved within one win of securing an ATP Tour Finals debut. Top…

Joining the Virtual Bike Challenge? Here are some suggested Cebu routes for you

Mars G. Alison 10/12/2020

Cebu City, Philippines—As the Virtual Bike Challenge nears, organizer Jez Ramos of Team ADR shared a few route suggestions for those in Cebu who are participating in the unique biking event.  The Virtual Bike Challenge is a…

Final buzzer as ABS-CBN Sports shuts down

Bong Lozada - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ 07/16/2020

MANILA, Philippines—The sports division of ABS-CBN is shutting down following the House of Representatives’ denial of a franchise renewal for the network giant. The network announced Wednesday that it will cease operation of some its businesses and…

Miss U PH candidate Apriel Smith gives her take on sports and teens

Dianne Zarina G. Savillo 06/26/2020

While most of us are aware of the numerous physical health benefits of playing sports, one should also know about the other benefits of sports – mentally, emotionally, and socially — that can help to a child’s…

French Open not considering event behind closed doors

06/19/2020

French Open organizers have “absolutely” rejected the scenario of playing the tournament behind closed doors, the president of the French Tennis Federation said on Wednesday. Bernard Giudicelli said all of the tickets sold for the tournament in…

Suzuki Cup to ditch home-away format

Cedelf P. Tupas 06/19/2020

The AFF (Asean Football Federation) Suzuki Cup—the most prestigious football tournament in the region—is pushing through in November, possibly in a centralized venue as Southeast Asian countries, including the Philippines, continue dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. Although…

POC looking to host Asian indoor and beach games

June Navarro 06/12/2020

Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino said the Philippines will bid to host the Asian Indoor Martial Arts Games (Aimag) and Asian Beach Games on local turf after missing the deadline to submit a bid…

Guidelines released as swimmers get back in the pool

June Navarro - Philippine Daily Inquirer 06/04/2020

Given the green light to return to the pool, Philippine swimming will carefully tread the water and ensure nobody will end up catching the dreaded coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Swimming chief Lailani Velasco has released a set of…

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