SEA Games: Kayla Richardson rules 100m dash for PH’s fifth athletics gold

Marc Anthony Reyes - Reporter 05/18/2022

HANOI, Vietnam — Kayla Richardson was lacing down her spikes at the athletes’ passage underneath My Dinh Stadium right after the 100-meter dash heats. Compensating for a slow start, she rushed for second place in a wild…

Son of jeepney driver says IWF World Championship stint is ‘start of his journey’

Dale Rosal 01/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebuano weightlifter Fernando Agad may have not made his mark in the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan last December, but he is confident he will just get better after his stint…

Cebuano lifter Agad finishes 8th in world championship debut

Glendale G. Rosal 12/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuano weightlifter Fernando Agad showed great potential in his debut in the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, by finishing eighth overall in the men’s -55-kilogram competition on Wednesday, December…

PADS dragonboat team aims to make history again

Mars G. Alison 11/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu’s Philippine Accessible Disability Services Inc. (PADS) Dragonboat Racing Team is setting its sights on another world title.  This time, PADS will be competing in the 12th IDBF Dragon Boat Club Crew World Championships 2020,…

Cebuana Garces eyes stint in big tourneys this year

Rabboni Centino Borbon 01/17/2017

Promising Cebuana taekwondo star Nica Garces has her goals set for this year. The 17 year old from the National University Bulldogs said that she is hoping to be selected again by the Philippine National Team to…

Cebuano striker leads PH to historic feat in Bangkok sepak takraw tournament

John Carlo Villaruel 10/21/2016

CEBUANO striker Rheyjey Ortouste exploded for 35 points, including 15 in the deciding set, to lead the Philippines to a 12-21, 21-17, 21-17 over Myanmar in the final round of the upset-marred 31st Kings Cup – Sepak…

VIRTUAL CHAMPIONS

John Carlo Villaruel 07/23/2016

Filipino stickfighters didn’t disappoint playing on their home soil as Team Philippines emerged as the virtual champion in the 14th World Eskrima Kali Arnis Federation (Wekaf) World Championships yesterday at the Convention Hall of JCentre Mall in…

READY TO DEFEND

Calvin D. Cordova 06/15/2016

The 14th edition of the biennial World Esrima-Kali-Arnis Federation (Wekaf) World Championships will be hosted by Mandaue City, and Filipino stick-fighters are hoping that the home court advantage will work wonders in their bid to reclaim lost…

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