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–Not prepared enough and knowing that she doesn’t stand a chance, Tokyo Olympics gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz has withdrawn from the World Weightlifting Championship slated next month in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, leaving the Philippines without…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

Malditas, PH women booters, to start Asian Cup campaign in Uzbekistan

Glendale G. Rosal 09/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The Philippine Women’s National Football Team or the Malditas will kick off their campaign in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup Qualifiers against Nepal tomorrow, September 18 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The Uzbekistan matches…

Tabique, 2 other Cebuanos to represent PH in Asian weightlifting tilt in Uzbekistan

Glendale G. Rosal 03/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Dreams do come true and 19-year-old Cebuano weightlifter John Dexter Tabique is a shining testament to this. Next month, Tabique and two other Cebuano weightlifters will don the country’s tri-colors as they compete in the…

COVID-19 derails Cebuano weightlifters Olympic bid

Mars G. Alison 03/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) has derailed the Olympic hopes of Cebuano weightlifters Elreen Ann Ando and John Fabuar Ceniza. This after organizers have cancelled the 2020 Asian Championships, which was supposed to be…

PH Azkals to play in Cebu on Nov. 17

Glendale G. Rosal 06/29/2015

PHILIPPINE Azkals team manager Dan Palami said the Philippines men’s football squad will play another friendly match in Cebu against an international opponent on Nov. 17 at the Cebu City Sports Center. Palami is in town together…

AZKALS ON A ROLL

Dale G. Rosal 06/18/2015

PH men’s football team blanks Yemen for second  win in World Cup Qualifying Doha,  Qatar—They are nowhere near qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, but two hard-fought victories in a span of five days have…

Fiery Azkals torch Bahrain in WC qualifier

Glendale G. Rosal 06/13/2015

THE Philippine Azkals ushered their World Cup dream with a pulsating upset of favored Bahrain, 2-1, last Thursday in the first round of the WC qualifiers at the packed Philippine Sports Stadium in Bulacan. With a lineup…

JUSTINE CHIONGBIAN: Striking a perfect balance between school and sports

Jade S. Violeta 06/12/2015

He may look like your average teenager. But Cebuano triathlete Justin Chiongbian is far from being average. With a mind-set that most teenagers don’t posses, Justin was able to maintain a perfect balance between his love for…

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