Safety, not just profit, in swimming pools

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 04/12/2018

It is hard to imagine for an event taken to supposedly make enjoyment but turned out to be tragic. This happened to a mother, a happy and proud one who wanted to share her happiness with her…

COACH ROLANDO ALVAREZ: Father of youth swimmers

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 06/17/2017

Coach Rolando Alvarez does not have biological children. But he has been a father more than a thousand times — nurturing, both personally and professionally, young students to become professional athletes since he established the Cebu Blue…

HUDSON RIVER, CHECK

Glendale G. Rosal 05/15/2017

‘Pinoy Aquaman’ conquers freezing waters in New York Boholano Ingemar Macarine logged another historic feat last Sunday as he became the first Asian to swim non-stop for 8.4 kilometers in the freezing Hudson River in New York,…

Cviraa in danger of suffering its worst finish in Palaro

Calvin D. Cordova 04/27/2017

San Jose, Antique— Is the Central Visayas Regional Athletic Association (Cviraa) headed to one of its worst finishes in the Palarong Pambansa? Cviraa found itself in a precarious situation as it is stumbling to the finish line…

Macarine eyes new open water swim

Glendale G. Rosal 03/18/2017

AFTER failing to cross Gingoog Bay which connects Camiguin Island and Misamis Oriental last January, Pinoy Aquaman Ingemar Macarine is now setting his sights on crossing Triana Port in Limasawa Island to Padre Burgos Port in mainland…

Thai princess fulfills dream of swimming with whale sharks in Oslob

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 02/26/2017

  CEBU CITY—Even a visiting princess cannot resist the allure of swimming with famed whale sharks in Oslob town, 121 km south of here. Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana of Thailand and her party arrived in Barangay Tan-awan, Oslob…

Boy goes swimming after class, drowns

Rene Alima 02/25/2017

A 10-year-old boy drowned while swimming at a river in Sitio Sapangdaku, Barangay Canlumampao, Toledo City shortly before noon last Friday. Local rescuers retrieved the body of Ike Deniel Dolino, a grade 5 pupil of Magdugo Elementary…

Rotary Club of Cebu triathlon event on June 11

Glendale G. Rosal 02/20/2017

The Rotary Club of Cebu will be holding a triathlon event for the first time that will benefit children with congenital heart disease. The race will be held June 11 and is dubbed the First Rotary Corporate…

Teenager remains missing after swimming in Dalaguete

Rene F. Alima 02/13/2017

Cebu City–A 17-year-old boy remains missing, a day after he reportedly drowned while swimming with a companion in the waters of Barangay Poblacion in Dalaguete town, located 90 kilometers south of here. Rene Wong of Bais, Negros…

PSC forms body to end infighting within NSAs

Calvin D. Cordova 02/11/2017

Enough is enough. The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) has vowed to restore order by forming a body that will look into various controversies and infightings within various national sports associations (NSAs). PSC Commissioner Ramon Fernandez revealed that…

Kyla Soguilon: Role model for young athletes

Glendale G. Rosal 01/31/2017

WITH Kyla Ong Soguilon being named as the Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) Junior Athlete of the Year for third straight year, no one can be prouder than her father, Kokoy. The 12-year-old swimmer from Kalibo, Aklan was…

Boy recovers from drowning

Norman V. Mendoza 01/30/2017

A 10-YEAR-OLD boy is confined in a hospital after he was found unconscious in a resort’s swimming pool in Barangay Agus, Lapu-Lapu City last Sunday afternoon. Rigie Pocong, a resident of Sitio Suba-Masulog in Barangay Basak, Lapu-Lapu…

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