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Nietes keeps crown
Nietes keeps crown
Sun, 29 Mar 2015

QUEZON CITY—Donnie Nietes’ legend lives on after another noteworthy performance that showed why he is the best light flyweight in the world.

Nietes put on a brutal beating of...

Has ‘Money’ undergone drug-testing?
Has ‘Money’ undergone drug-testing?
Fri, 20 Mar 2015

MANNY Pacquiao has had two doping tests already in two weeks.

Fine by me.

Even if they do it everyday, no worries.

As Pacquiao himself said the second time drug agents came...

Sharapova beats Azarenka on 6th match point at Indian Wells
Sharapova beats Azarenka on 6th match point at Indian Wells
Wed, 18 Mar 2015

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Maria Sharapova defeated Victoria Azarenka 6-4, 6-3 on her sixth match point in a third-round pairing of former No. 1-ranked players at the BNP Paribas Open on Monday.

Vacationing Irish couple makes top 10
Vacationing Irish couple makes top 10
Sun, 15 Mar 2015

THE fourth edition of the Kawasan Falls Marathon (KFM) attracted more foreign participants than expected yesterday in Badian, Cebu, and among these were couple Paul Hunt and Laureen Smyth of...

Welterweight Andre Berto stops Josesito Lopez in 6th round
Welterweight Andre Berto stops Josesito Lopez in 6th round
Sat, 14 Mar 2015

ONTARIO, Calif. — While the crowd booed and Josesito Lopez argued in vain with the referee, Andre Berto leaped on the ropes and raised his arms.

A little drama wasn't about to stop the...

Top guns weigh in

Top guns weigh in

CEBU is not just the home of the Cobra Ironman 70.3 Philippines for the past three years, it is also where some of the top...

Sugbuanon escapes Niños in South Bowl

Sugbuanon escapes Niños in South Bowl

TEAM Sugbuanon escaped a close match against the Cebu Niños, 13-12, in the championship match of the first South Bowl 2015:...

Donnie Nietes gets new foe

Donnie Nietes gets new foe

WITH just a little over a month before his world title defense, World Boxing Organization (WBO) light flyweight champion...

Talk ‘N Text seeks solo leadership

Talk ‘N Text seeks solo leadership

MANILA — Talk ‘n Text seeks solo leadership when it battles Kia Carnival, while Ginebra faces cellar dweller Blackwater Elite...

Sports News

Football coaching course ongoing at Panaad pitch

Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 02:30 p.m.

THE National Coaching Course Certificate (NCCC) training is being held from March 24 to 29 at the Panaad Park and Stadium in Bacolod City.

The NCCC, which seeks to further enhance the capabilities of coaches in Negros Occidental, is organized by the Philippine Football Federation (PFF) in cooperation with the Ricky Yanson-led Negros Occidental Football Association (Nofa).

Bayawan, Guimaras, Panay to join 2105 Panaad games

Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 02:28 p.m.

TWO weeks before the 2015 Panaad sa Negros Sportsfest set on April 12 to 18, more athletes coming from outside Negros Occidental have confirmed participation in various events.

Angel Verdeflor, provincial sports coordinator and executive assistant to Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr., said several runners and boxers from Bayawan City, Negros Oriental; Guimaras; and Panay provinces have already communicated with the Provincial Sports Office for their participation.

Loptta 7th Nat’l Open slated March 27 to 29

Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 02:27 p.m.

THE country’s top table tennis players are expected to flock in Bacolod City for the Lopue's 7th National Open Table Tennis Tournament on March 27 to 28.

The venue is the Loppta Training and Playing Center at Lopue’s San Sebastian Annex Building at Araneta-San Sebastian Streets.

Ateneo bags Girls 18 crown

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 09:50 p.m.

SACRED Heart School-Ateneo de Cebu bagged its second straight title after beating St. Theresa’s College anew, this time for the Aboitiz Cup Girls 18-Under title in their own court.

Pages: 33 years of honoring Cebu’s best

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 09:49 p.m.

I ALWAYS turn to the sports pages first, which records people’s accomplishments. The front page has nothing but man’s failures.”

I talk about these “back pages” because the women and men who report and publish sports stories have, for the past 33 years, practiced an unbroken tradition. We, the sportswriters, congregate and deliberate on the previous year’s best performers and, on one grand occasion, we honor these athletes and sportsmen for their outstanding feats.

Limpag: Shootout drama in Girls 18-Under

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 09:47 p.m.

THE football gods must have been really bored last Sunday that they decided the penalty shootout between St. Theresa’s College and Erco in the Girls 18-Under division needed more drama and thrill and took particular interest on goalkeeper Alexa Ceniza.

As if a shootout isn’t dramatic and thrilling in itself for a keeper.

Beach Games eye more athletes

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 09:46 p.m.

ORGANIZERS are inviting athletes to sign up for the 2015 Sta Fe Beach Games on March 29 to April 5 at the Sugar Beach Resort in Bantayan Island, Cebu.

The event organized by Go Active Marketing & Events (Game) with Sugbo Triathlon will feature different activities.

Rookies show force

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 09:45 p.m.

ALTHOUGH most were rookies to the international scene, the young and inexperienced Cebuano jins that represented flag and country in the 12th Asean Taekwondo Federation (ATF) Taekwondo Championships exceeded their expectations.

The 11 Cebuano jins bagged a total of 14 medals – seven golds, five silvers and two bronzes – in Hanoi, Vietnam just this week.

Cebu’s fastest to be honored in SAC awards

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 09:44 p.m.

CEBU's fastest athletes who made waves in the international and local scenes will be honored for their achievements in the 2014 Sportswriters Association of Cebu (SAC)-San Miguel Brewery (SMB) Sports Awards on March 31 at the Ayala Activity Center.

Ancheta shines

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 08:57 p.m.

DATBA president Ian Neil Ancheta ruled Tuesday evening's Davao Tenpin Bowlers Association (Datba) weekly qualifying bowling tournament held at the NCCC Mall Davao B3 Center.