Ando shows promise in 59kg division with 5th overall finish in Uzbekistan

Glendale G. Rosal 12/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Cebuana Olympian weightlifter Elreen Ann Ando showed her potential in the lighter -59 kilogram division of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships by placing fifth overall in her debut last Saturday, December 11,…

Cebuano lifter Agad finishes 8th in world championship debut

Glendale G. Rosal 12/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuano weightlifter Fernando Agad showed great potential in his debut in the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, by finishing eighth overall in the men’s -55-kilogram competition on Wednesday, December…

No follow up to Olympic gold as Hidilyn Diaz backs out of worlds

Marc Anthony Reyes - Reporter 11/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Not prepared enough and knowing that she doesn’t stand a chance, Tokyo Olympics gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz has withdrawn from the World Weightlifting Championship slated next month in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, leaving the Philippines without…

Weightlifting coach Solis asks PSC for additional support for Cebuano lifters

Glendale G. Rosal 10/06/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Olympic weightlifting coach Ramon Solis is asking for additional support from the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) to help them in their preparation for the upcoming World Weightlifting Championships slated from December 7…

Diaz, 4 Cebuano lifters to vie in Tashkent world championships

Glendale G. Rosal 09/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Samahang Weightlifting ng Pilipinas (SWP) will compete in the 2021 World Weightlifting Championships from December 7 to 17 with a solid line-up including four Cebuano lifters and Tokyo Olympics gold medalist Hidilyn…

Philippine Malditas book ticket to AFC Women’s Asian Cup in India with win over Hong Kong in Uzbekistan

Glendale G. Rosal 09/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Malditas or the Philippine Women’s National Football Team will make their second appearance in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Women’s Asian Cup after dominating Group F in the qualifiers.  The Malditas…

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