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.…

Hidilyn Diaz to grace 1st National Students Championship weightlifting this Sunday

Ray Charlie Diaz 07/11/2018

HOPING to give more exposure to the sport of weightlifting, the Cebu Weightlifting Association (CWA) Inc. will hold the 1st National Students Championship (NSC) and CWA Affiliate Women’s Weightlifting Invitational this Sunday at the Ayala Center Cebu’s…

PSC approves whopping 600-million budget for 2018

Glendale G. Rosal 03/31/2018

THE Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) approved its massive P600-million annual budget last March 28 via a board resolution to fuel its various sports programs around the country for the year 2018. Last Wednesday, before the members of…

The promise of weightlifting

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 10/23/2017

Carmen, CEBU – It could have just been an ordinary sports and wellness event held on a Sunday morning and attended by more than 100 people in the sleepy village of Luyang in the town of Carmen,…

Summer grassroots program set

Calvin D. Cordova 03/30/2017

ASPIRING athletes will get a chance to hone their skills for free as the Cebu City Sports Commission (CCSC) will once again spearhead the staging of the Summer Grassroots Sports Training Program on April 17-May 12 in…

Best exercise for fracture prevention

Alex Pacquiao 09/12/2016

NOT all exercises strengthen bone. To reduce fracture risk, exercise must be weight-bearing. Your bones must support your weights as they do when you walk, run, dance, garden, or do housework. Activities that are not weight-bearing, swimming…

Diaz’s advice: believe in yourself, don’t quit

Glendale G. Rosal 09/04/2016

FOR OLYMPIC silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz, there’s really not much special talent needed to become a successful weightlifter. In a seminar attended by a mix of aspiring athletes and coaches at the Cebu City Sports Club Cebu…

Province launches search for new weightlifting stars

Glendale G. Rosal 08/12/2016

The search is on for the next Hidilyn Diaz. Inspired by the historic silver medal win of the Zamboanga lifter in the ongoing Rio Olympics in Brazil, the Cebu Provincial Sports Commission is planning to implement a…

Cebu City’s arnisadors top PNG with 22 golds

John Carlo Villaruel 11/14/2015

Stick fighters from Cebu City flaunted their combat skills yesterday in the 2015 Philippine National Games-Visayas Leg (PNG) arnis tournament, bagging 22 golds, 11 silvers and six bronzes to capture the event’s overall title in San Jose,…

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