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THE GLOBALPORT Batang Pier prevailed in a battle between two teams desperately seeking a playoff berth as they edged out the Alaska Aces, 91-88, in an overtime thriller last night in the 39th PBA Philippine Cup at the Araneta Coliseum. With their fifth win in 13 games, the Batang Pier earned at least a playoff [...]
By Dale G. Rosal
The cold weather didn’t stop the red-hot Kenyans from dominating again the annual Cebu City Marathon as they came away with titles in the premiere 42-kilometer and 21k races yesterday. Manila-based Irene Kipchumba became back-to-back champion in the women’s 42k open division while Jackson Chirchir improved his second place finish last year to rule the [...]
NEWLY ELECTED Cebu Executives and Professionals Chess Association (Cepca) president Engineer Jerry Maratas plans a more aggressive stance this year as he introduced several innovative changes in the policies and programs. During Friday’s Cepca first meeting for the year held at Lola Saling’s Grill and Seafood Restaurant in brgy. Casuntingan, Mandaue City, Maratas introduced new [...]
ALL EYES WILL be on the two visiting squads from New Zealand and Australia as they strut their stuff against the best girls high school volleyball teams in the country when the 11th Shakey’s Girls Volleyball League Tournament of Champions unveils today at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium. Cebu’s very own University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R) [...]
IT’S all systems go for the 2014 Cebu City beach volleyball tournament after organizers tabbed Jan. 25 as the date of the event despite the absence of schedules for sponsored Sinulog sports. Eric Lecain, the American beach volleyball consultant of the Philippine Sports Commission, informed CDN via text that the tournament will be held at [...]
THE NLEX Road Warriors look to come even closer to the leaders when they tangle with the Café France Bakers today in the PBA D-League Aspirants Cup at the JCSGO gym. NLEX’s schedule was adjusted because of their players’ commitment to the Sinag Pilipinas team in the Southeast Asian Games. With that done, the Road [...]
Erco Team B led the list of surprise winners in the 4th Sinulog Football Festival, which came to an end yesterday at the San Roque Football field and Aboitiz Football Field. Erco Team B reigned supreme in the men’s open division at the Aboitiz Football field after beating Tabor Hill, 2-0. En route to the [...]
By Jonas Panerio
The house of Peter Sabornido was washed away by supertyphoon Yolanda last November but that didn’t take away his fighting spirit as shown by the 59 year old winning Stage 2 of the Golden B category of the Chigo Cycling Criterium yesterday at the North Reclamation Area in Mandaue City.
BUCKING the absence of their injured star guard, the San Mig Coffee Mixers enhanced their playoff bid while showing the door to the Air21 Express via a 67-60 decision last night in the 39th PBA Philippine Cup at the Mall of Asia Arena.
AFTER reigning supreme in the Boys 14-Under division singles division, Cebuano Arthur Craig Pantino salvaged another championship title in the recently concluded 2014 Philippine Lawn Tennis Association’s (Philta) 25th Andrada Cup at the Rizal Memorial Tennis Center in Malate, Manila.
By Dale G. Rosal
Of the 3,000 expected participants in today’s Cebu City Marathon, there will be 72 who will be showing how resilient Filipino runners are.
As rain poured yesterday, so did the sanctions. This after the Cebu Football Association (CFA) disqualified a team after finding out that it violated an important tournament rule.
By Jade S. Violeta
Arthur Craig Pantino saved the day for the Cebu as he came out as the lone Cebuano to win a championship title in the 2014 Philippine Lawn Tennis Association’s (Philta) 25th Andrada Cup at the Rizal Memorial Tennis Center in Malate, Manila.