Creamline Philippines bows to Thailand in Asean volleyball tourney

Glendale G. Rosal 09/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Thailand showcased why they are the volleyball queens of Southeast Asia after beating the Creamline Philippines, 25-17, 25-22, 25-12, at the start of the 2nd ASEAN Grand Prix Women’s Volleyball Invitation at Chartchai…

Japan ousts defending champs China, bags AVC Cup 2022 title

Glendale G. Rosal 08/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Japan dethroned the defending champions, China in the AVC Cup for Women, 25-23, 25-21, 19-25, 25-16, winning its first gold medal in the tournament on Monday evening (August 29) at the Philsports Arena…

Filipinas dethrone Vietnam women booters, barge into finals of AFF Women’s C’ship tourney

Glendale G. Rosal 07/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Women’s National Football Team (PWNFT) Filipinas etched another historic feat in their storied franchise after clinching its first finals appearance in the 2022 AFF Women’s Championship by stunning Vietnam, 4-0, in…

Philippines to host SEA Games in 2033 — POC chief

Glendale G. Rosal 07/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As early as now, the Philippines has already announced that it will host the 2033 Southeast Asian Games. That is according to the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) President Rep. Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino on…

Make COVID-19 booster shot mandatory, says infectious disease expert

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 07/11/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The COVID-19 vaccine booster dose should now be made mandatory to boost the protection of more Filipinos amid the rising number of infections, an infectious disease expert said Monday. Dr. Rontgene Solante, a member…

POC releases mid-year cash bonuses for 31st SEAG medalists

Glendale Rosal 07/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Good news for Filipino athletes who won medals in last May’s 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) in Vietnam. The Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) announced on Thursday, July 7, 2022, the release of their…

Cebuano SEA Games medalists receive heroes’ welcome during homecoming fete at SM Seaside Cebu

Glendale G. Rosal 06/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebuano Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) medalists received a warm welcome from their friends, family, and the Cebuanos during their grand homecoming hosted by the SM Seaside Cebu on Saturday, June 11, 2022.…

Doing a Vietnam

Cielito F. Habito - @inquirerdotnet 05/31/2022

How we wish our next secretary of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) would be known as the champion and booster of Philippine exports,” someone mused in a conversation last week. He was coming from the…

SEA Games: Chot Reyes takes blame for Gilas’ failed gold medal bid

MARK GIONGCO 05/23/2022

MANILA, Philippines—Gilas Pilipinas head coach Chot Reyes took the fall for the national team’s botched gold medal bid in the 31st Southeast Asian Games in Hanoi, Vietnam on Sunday. The Philippines, deemed as an immovable dynasty in…

SEA Games: Gilas Pilipinas’ reign ends as Indonesia gets basketball gold

Denison Rey A. Dalupang - Reporter / @sonrdINQ 05/22/2022

Playing a retooled enemy eager to assert its might in the region, the Philippines bowed to sweet-shooting Indonesia, 85-81, in the 31st Southeast Asian Games on Sunday, ending a golden rule that had spanned 33 years. Gilas…

Ramirez: Stop criticizing our athletes, look at the bigger picture

Glendale G. Rosal 05/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) chairman William “Butch” Ramirez called on sports leaders and the public to look at the bigger picture about the Philippines’ campaign in the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) in…

SEA Games: Shugen Nakano clinches Philippines’ second judo gold

Lance Agcaoili - @inquirerdotnet 05/20/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Shugen Nakano completed his golden repeat in the 66-kilogram men’s judo of the 31st Southeast Asian Games on Friday at Hoai Duc Gymnasium in Vietnam. Nakano, who won the gold in the 2019 SEA Games,…

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