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…

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…

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