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…

Hospital waste discovery: Is Mactan Channel still safe for swimming?

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Is taking a dip in the Mactan Channel safe?  Officers from the Environmental Management Bureau in Central Visayas (EMB-7) wanted to be sure as they started getting water samples from the channel to determine if…

Mactan Channel not safe for swimming – official

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Swimming in the Mactan Channel is now prohibited after hospital wastes believed to contain toxic substances were collected there. An official of the Lapu-Lapu City Environment and Natural Resources Office (Cenro) said it is no…

Swimming scavenger stays in Bohol for good

Gerard Vincent Francisco 11/03/2018

After being rescued when he attempted to swim from Cebu to Bohol to visit his departed loved ones three days before Kalag-kalag, scavenger Ceferino Angco said he will no longer return to Cebu but will instead stay…

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