Filipino boxer, Carcosia, to square off with Japanese foe, Mori, in Tokyo

Glendale G. Rosal 07/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Another Filipino boxer will try his luck in Japan as Presco “The Iceman” Carcosia faces Japanese up and comer Musashi Mori in a non title featherweight bout on July 13, 2022 at the…

NBA sets two pre-season games in Tokyo

Agence France Presse 03/15/2022

Washington—Japan’s Rui Hachimura and the Washington Wizards will play the Golden State Warriors in two NBA pre-season games at Tokyo before the 2022-23 campaign begins, the league announced Monday, March 14, 2022. The games, the first NBA…

‘Imagine’ marks 50 years with lyric projected on landmarks

Reuters 09/09/2021

LONDON — A lyric from John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s “Imagine” has been projected on buildings around the world to mark 50 years since the late Beatle released the famed track and album. From the Houses of…

PSC on Pinoy paralympians: ‘Exceptional and dedicated’

Dale Rosal 09/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) described the Filipino Paralympians “exceptional and dedicated” despite the setbacks they went through in their World Paralympic Games campaign in Tokyo, Japan that wrapped up last week.  PSC Chairman William…

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…

After disqualification, Mangliwan sets sights on 1,500m T52 race on Sunday

Glendale G. Rosal 08/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It’s not over yet for wheelchair racer Jerrold Mangliwan after his disqualification from the 400-meter T52 race on Friday evening in the World Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. Mangliwan was disqualified from the…

Philippine contingent arrives in Tokyo for World Paralympic Games

Glendale G. Rosal 08/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 12-man Philippine contingent of the 2020 World Paralympic Games arrived in Tokyo, Japan, on Sunday despite one para-athlete and several officials tested positive for the COVID-19.  The members of the Philippine delegation…

Female Afghan athlete makes plea for help to get to Tokyo

08/18/2021

LONDON—Afghan athlete Zakia Khudadadi made a plea for help on Tuesday as she sought to escape Kabul and revive her shattered dream of becoming the country’s first female competitor at a Paralympic Games. The Afghanistan Paralympic Committee…

Hidilyn’s battle: Woman vs. machine

Randy David - @inquirerdotnet 08/01/2021

In a recent interview with ABS-CBN News, Hidilyn Diaz, the 30-year-old Filipina weightlifter who won the country’s first-ever Olympic gold, summed up her feelings thus: “I couldn’t believe I did it… at last I beat China.” She…

Proud Cebuana mom: Kiyomi is physically, mentally prepared 

Glendale G. Rosal 07/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Even before Kiyomi Watanabe sets foot on the mat in the biggest competition of her life, her ever-supportive mother, Irene Sarausad, is already very proud of her for reaching the Olympics.  Watanabe, the…

Marathon queen Tabal gets 1st jab: I can focus now on my training

Glendale G. Rosal 05/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuana Olympian Mary Joy Tabal finally got her first jab of the AstraZeneca vaccine today, May 27, 2021, in-time for her preparations for the big races she will be joining this year. The…

Virus expected to last long-term despite global vaccine rollout

Agence France Presse 02/13/2021

STOCKHOLM, Sweden  – The head of the EU’s disease control agency warned Friday that the novel coronavirus could last indefinitely even as global infections slowed by nearly half in the last month and vaccine rollouts gathered pace…

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