Dinagyang to feature international boxing bouts

Monday, January 12, 2015 - 11:19 p.m.

THE second amateur boxing tournament will reel on in Iloilo City on January 17 featuring boxing kids from Brisbane, Australia and Iloilo kid boxers with ages 12 to 16 years old.

All set for Unigames 2014

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 08:24 p.m.

A TOTAL of 40 universities and colleges in the country including 11 schools in Western Visayas, will participate in the 19th Philippine University Games (UNIGAMES) hosted by the University of San Agustin (USA) in Iloilo City slated on October 20-28, 2014.

Globe holds football clinic, tournament for underprivileged kids

Monday, March 24, 2014 - 08:59 p.m.

LEADING telecommunications company Globe Telecom, through its prepaid segment, brought together some 2,500 kids and young adults from various football communities in Iloilo during the Globe Football Para sa Bayan tournament and clinic over the weekend.

Bike fest advocates for road sharing

Monday, March 24, 2014 - 08:58 p.m.

ILOILO City will hold on March 30 the first bike festival, with more than 1,500 people expected to participate.

Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog said the bike fest will cover a total of 25 kilometers around the city, and will stop by 14 local tourist attractions.

Junior NBA regional selection camp up in Iloilo

Friday, March 14, 2014 - 09:41 p.m.

BOYS and girls aged 10 to 14 years old will undergo skills, aptitude and endurance challenges, vitals tests, basketball drills and skills tests, and learn the Jr. NBA core values of Sportsmanship, Teamwork, positive Attitude and Respect (Star) at the Jr. NBA and Jr. WNBA Regional Selection Camp Iloilo slated on March 15-16 at the Ateneo de Iloilo campus.

The players who register the highest scores will be chosen on the first day and will return the following day for more drills and scrimmages.

National hobie tilt on March 15

Friday, March 14, 2014 - 12:37 a.m.

THE Visayas leg of the 14th Philippine Hobie Challenge will take off from March 15 to 23, 2014 with an awards night at the Anhawan Beach Resort in Oton, Iloilo on March 22, 2014.

Azkals’ Chieffy brings football to grassroots

Monday, March 10, 2014 - 10:32 p.m.

ILOILO’S current football hero, Emilio “Chieffy” Caligdong of the Philippine Azkals, led the Globe Football Para sa Bayan 2014 kick-off program for the whole Visayas held last Saturday, March 8, at the football field of Sta. Barbara, Iloilo.

Sports events set for Dinagyang

Friday, January 10, 2014 - 10:32 p.m.

ILOILO City is bracing up for several sports events this month as added attraction to the Dinagyang Festival, with highlights celebrated on January 25-26.

12 boxers to vie for non-title fight

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 08:44 p.m.

A TOTAL of 12 amateur boxers will vie for honors in a non-title fight on Saturday at the Molo covered gym in Iloilo City.

The boxing card fight, which is up to eight rounds, is promoted by the Antonio Lopez Aldeguer (ALA) Promotions with the Iloilo City Sports Development Council, Cobra Energy Drink and Iloilo Tinagan School of Martial Arts.

Iloilo eyes finals spot in Batang Pinoy

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 09:58 p.m.

STUDENT-ATHLETES from the city and province of Iloilo are now eager to improve their over-all ranking in this year’s Philippine Youth Games or Batang Pinoy.

Iloilo will send 51 student-athletes who will compete in Batang Pinoy’s qualifying leg in Maasin City, Southern Leyte from September 24 to 28, 2013.

Iloilo girds up for int’l fishing tilt

Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 09:52 p.m.

INTERNATIONAL and local long line fishing enthusiasts will vie in the 1st Iloilo International Fishing Competition from May 18 to 19, 2013 along the Iloilo and Guimaras Strait.

500 cyclists declare ‘war vs trafficking’ at Iloilo Freedom Ride

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - 09:48 p.m.

ALL roads led to the Iloilo Provincial Capitol last April 20 as around 500 cyclists gathered at the Freedom Ride for a human trafficking-free Philippines.

Dubbed as one of the biggest and broadest bike tour ever held in Panay, the campaign mobilized cyclists, students, non-government organizations (NGOs), artists, sports and lifestyle enthusiasts, government officials and even participants coming from Manila and nearby provinces like Aklan.

Iloilo junior, little leaguers to represent PHL in Asia-Pacific Series

Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 08:06 p.m.

TWO softball teams from Iloilo province will represent the country in the upcoming Asia-Pacific Series to be held June 8 to July 8 in Clark Field, Pampanga.

In an interview at the Provincial Capitol Thursday, Iloilo head coach Reynaldo “Guy” Fuentes said the coaches and players of the Iloilo Little League and Iloilo Junior League softball teams are stepping up their two-month preparations to win the much-coveted title.

Mabilog, Treñas to lead sailboat race

Thursday, February 14, 2013 - 08:50 p.m.

ILOILO CITY -- Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog and city lone district Representative Jerry P. Treñas will lead the grand take off and start of the sailboat race on Sunday morning, February 17, along the 23.8 kilometer race course of the Iloilo Strait.

Participated by more than 60 sail boats in category A and B, the Iloilo Paraw Regatta is considered as the biggest and grandest sail boat race in the whole Southeast Asia in terms of participation.