For Raven Faith Alcoseba, transitioning from swimming to triathlon is just another day in the office

Glendale G. Rosal 11/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Transitioning from one sport to another is a daunting task not many, including seasoned athletes, have succeeded in doing. But Raven Faith Alcoseba of Talisay City is no ordinary athlete as she defied…

Body of missing 13-year-old drowning victim found 21 hours later

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 10/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The missing 13-year-old girl who was swept away by giant waves on Monday, was finally found 21 hours later floating off the waters in Sitio Pungtod Dahunan, Barangay Perrelos in Carcar City on…

Ellen Adarna son, Elias, looks adorable in an underwater shoot

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 09/30/2021

CEBU, Philippines — Cebuana actress and mom Ellen Adarna shares adorable photos of her son, Elias, in an underwater shoot.  In the series of photos, Elias took a pose while swimming, which appears to be recreating the…

Expect more relaxed Bejino in 400-meter freestyle S6 event

09/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Filipino para swimmer Gary Bejino is mentally and physically prepared for his penultimate event, the 400-meter freestyle S6 event in the World Paralympic Games slated Thursday, September 2, 2021, at the Tokyo Aquatic Center in…

Box jellyfish sting sends 11-year-old boy to hospital in Tuburan

Doris Mondragon - Content Specialist 06/17/2021

DALAGUETE, Cebu—An 11-year-old boy was rushed to the district hospital after he was stung by a box jellyfish while swimming at a public beach in Tuburan town, northern Cebu on Wednesday, June 16.  The incident happened at…

Quincentennial Amazing Race 2021: 6 events for sports enthusiasts this summer

Glendale G. Rosal 03/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Cebuano sports enthusiasts have something to look forward to this summer as the Rotary Club of Cebu-Fort San Pedro, and the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño lay ministers will hold a series of competitive…

Cordova police reminds residents to be careful when swimming in the sea

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cordova Police Station is reminding residents in their area of jurisdiction to be extra careful whenever going out to the beaches to swim. This after a drowning incident on Thursday, July 23,…

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…

13 men rounded up in NegOr for ECQ violation

Florence Baesa 04/13/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental-Police rounded up 13 individuals on Easter Sunday, April 12, 2020, for defiance of the enhanced community quarantine implementation. Among those arrested were eight men who were caught holding illegal cockfighting in an open…

Six people arrested for swimming at SRP Baywalk

Alven Marie A. Timtim 04/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The public must take seriously the new executive order on the prohibition of  swimming on beaches or on bodies of water like the sea or rivers else they might be facing charges. This…

PRISAA: Cebu City booters, tankers clobber foes

Mars G. Alison 03/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City represented by the best athletes of the Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc. (Cesafi) Season 19 secured two tickets to represent Central Visayas to the Private Schools Athletic Association (PRISAA) National Finals…

UC leads Cebu City Olympics day 2 tally with 36 gold medal haul in secondary division

Mars G. Alison 11/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After failing to end as double overall champions last year, the University of Cebu (UC) is starting on the right note as both its secondary and elementary athletes are currently topping their respective…

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