Diaz: I still could not believe I won gold

Glendale G. Rosal 07/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It’s not easy to get a good night’s sleep nowadays. Especially if you are Hidilyn Diaz. Diaz who on Monday evening, July 26, gave the country its first-ever Olympic gold medal in almost a…

Hidilyn Diaz wins weightlifting gold in Tokyo Olympics

Inquirer.net 07/26/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Carrying the weight of a country long seeking for Olympic glory, Hidilyn Diaz finally ended the seemingly interminable quest Monday night. Diaz, in her fourth straight Olympics, delivered the Philippines’ breakthrough gold medal after…

Coach sees huge improvement in Ando’s game

Dale Rosal 07/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebuana Elreen Ando may be a first-timer in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics but one of her coaches believes she stands a chance against her competitors in the prestigious meet. Coach Ramon Solis, a veteran international…

Cesafi’s weightlifting competition on March 21

Mars G. Alison 03/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The weightlifting competition of the Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc. (Cesafi) Season 19 is slated for March 21, 2020 at the Sisters of Mary School (SMS) Boystown in Minglanilla, Cebu. The Cesafi weightlifting…

Ensuring CWAI’s sustainability in Tiukinhoy’s 2020 priority list

Mars G. Alison 01/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Ensuring the sustainability of its grassroots development program tops this year’s priorities of Felix “Boy” Tiukinhoy, president of the Cebu Weightlifting Association, Inc. (CWAI). “This will be the third year of its existence,…

Tokyo Olympic hopefuls get busy early

June Navarro 01/03/2020

Team Philippines has a clear objective of sending more qualifiers to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics than usual, with over 70 Filipino athletes from various sports seeking coveted spots in the first quarter of the year. Weightlifters, headlined…

UC’s SEA Games athletes, coaches receive P118,000 worth of cash incentives from UC prexy

Mars G. Alison 12/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Recognizing the efforts and sacrifices of the student athletes and coaches, University of Cebu (UC) president, Augusto Go, handed out a total of P118,000 cash incentives to Webmasters who competed in the recently…

Olympian Solis, 2 other Cebuanos are in PH weightlifting team

Mars G. Alison 08/27/2019

PUERTO PRINCESA, PALAWAN, Philippines — Three Cebuanos have been named into the Philippine weightlifting team to the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games which the Philippines will be hosting from November 30 to December 11, 2019. The first…

Niños win five gold medals on day 1 of Batang Pinoy competitions

Mars G. Alison 08/27/2019

PUERTO PRINCESA, PALAWAN, Philippines — The Cebu City Niños had a good start as they ended the first day of competition, Monday, August 26, 2019, with five gold medals, five silver and four bronze medals in the…

Inaugural Cesafi weightlifting competition on March 16

Mars G. Alison 03/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc. (Cesafi) will be holding its first ever weightlifting competition on March 16, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Cebu City Sports Center. Three member schools will…

CWA clarifies it is not involved with 6-in-1 Weightlifting Championships

CWA PR, Glendale Rosal 12/11/2018

THOUGH it welcomes the holding of another weightlifting tournament in Cebu, the Cebu Weightlifting Association (CWA) is clarifying that it is not involved with the 2018 National Open 6-in-1 Weightlifting Championships being held at SM Seaside City.…

CWA makes Boystown pilot school for weightlifting training

Mars G. Alison 08/09/2018

The newly formed Cebu Weightlifting Association (CWA) is not wasting time and will immediately commence in identifying potential talents for the sport by making the Sisters of Mary Schools (SMS) Boystown a pilot school for weightlifting training.…

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