Vigan to host Batang Pinoy nat’l finals in December

Glendale G. Rosal 08/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Sports Commission (CCSC) will start conducting try-outs tomorrow, Friday, August 12, 2022, for the return of the Batang Pinoy National Championships in December in Vigan, Ilocos Sur. The whole-day try-outs…

2 kids 6 and 7 years old drown in Butuanon River

Mary Rose Sagarino 08/03/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Two kids were found dead in the Butuanon River in what authorities believed to be a case of drowning in Barangay Paknaan, Mandaue City on Wednesday noon, August 3. The victims were identified…

1KM distance swim challenge to be held at CCSC pool

Glendale G. Rosal 06/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A local swimming group will test the mettle of Cebuano swimmers in a one-of-a-kind swimming competition dubbed the “IBST 1KM Distance Swim Challenge 2022,” that will be happening at the Cebu City Sports…

CCSC swimming pool reopens after 2 years

Glendale G. Rosal 04/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Excitement was palpable and the mood upbeat, as swimmers took to the Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC) swimming pool for the first time in two years when it reopened on Friday, April 22,…

First time, first place: Newcomer Alcoseba stuns NAGT race by snatching women’s elite title

Glendale G. Rosal 02/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuana triathlete Raven Faith Alcoseba never thought even in her wildest dreams that she can win a major triathlon race amidst self-doubts after transitioning from one sport to another. Last Sunday, February 13,…

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,…

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