Milo-DepEd Palarong Pambahay virtual sports meet unfolds on May 21-22

Glendale G. Rosal 05/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More than 3,000 student-athletes from all over the Philippines will take part in the virtual Milo-DepEd Palarong Pambahay, the biggest interschool multi-sporting meet, slated from May 21 to 22, 2022. A total of…

Kurt Barbosa out of gold medal contention, falls to world champ

Bong Lozada - Reporter 07/24/2021

MANILA, Philippines—Kurt Barbosa failed in his bid for glory, losing to world No. 1 Jang Jun of South Korea, 26-6, in the round of 16 of the men’s -58 kilogram division in the taekwondo competition of the…

Cebuana jin Garces settles for bronze in SEA Games’ taekwondo’s kyurogi event

Mars G. Alison 12/09/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Cebu’s kyurogi darling Nica Garces clinched a bronze medal in the finweight division of the kyurogi event of the taekwondo competition of the 30th Southeast Asian Games, Monday, December 9, 2019 at the Ninoy…

Cebu’s Nica Garces shares her dreams, taekwondo journey to SEA Games

Mars G. Alison 11/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Competing in international and national taekwondo tournaments this year while being a student has finally paid off for Nica Garces as she made it to the 14-man team who will be representing the…

Cebu hosts 7th Karatedo Goju-Kai Asia Pacific and Technical Seminar 2019

Mars G. Alison 09/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Some 300 foreigners coming from 24 countries including the Philippines will be competing in the 7th Karatedo Goju-Kai Asia Pacific and Technical Seminar 2019 happening from September 27 to 29, 2019 at the…

Cebu jins win medals in taekwondo age group tournament in Manila

Mars G. Alison 09/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebuano jins made their presence felt in the 2019 Smart/MVP Sports Foundation (free sparring) and PLDT Home Ultera (poomsae) national age-group championships held last weekend, September 7-8, 2019 at the Mall of Asia Music Hall,…

Cebuana’s taekwondo team bags bronze in Korea tilt

Mars G. Alison 09/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuana athlete Aidaine Krishia Laxa strengthens her bid for a slot to represent the Philippines in the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games after her team bagged a bronze medal in the 2019 Chungju…

Garces bags gold in Asian Taekwondo Championships in Vietnam

Mars G. Alison 08/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu’s kyurogi darling, Nica Garces, strengthened her bid for a slot in the upcoming 30th Southeast (SEA) Games by bagging another gold this time in the recently concluded Asian Taekwondo Championships in Vietnam. …

Cebuana jin Nica Garces eyeing slot in Philippine Team for Southeast Asian Games

Mars G. Alison 07/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —As a six-year veteran of the Philippine Taekwondo team, Cebuana Nica Garces has brought glory to the country countless times in international competitions.  This year, the 20-year-old jin is aiming for something bigger. Once…

Cebu’s Nica Garces bags silver in Korea Open Taekwondo Championships

Mars G. Alison 07/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebuana Nica Garces clinched a silver medal in the Korea Open International Taekwondo Championships, Tuesday, July 9, 2019, in Korea. The 20-year-old Garces bagged the silver via the sparring event in the fin weight category.…

UC, STAR TKD win in Regional Taekwondo Championships

Mars G. Alison 07/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The jins of the University of Cebu (UC) Main and STAR TKD finished as overall champions in the kyurogi and poomsae events, respectively, in the 2019 Regional Taekwondo Championships held Sunday, July 8, 2019,…

Cebuano jins contribute medals for PH squad in ASEAN Championships

Contributor Rabboni Borbon 05/06/2019

Pasay City—Taekwondo stars from Cebu won medals for the Philippine Team in the 14th ASEAN Championships, which ended Sunday, May 5, 2019, at the SM Mall of Asia in Pasay City.  The Cebuanos once again got the…

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