UV axes Belano

Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 08:25 p.m.

THE University of the Visayas Green Lancers will be parading a new coach and will have his debut when the team takes part in the Cebu Leg of the Elite 8 competition of the 2014 Philippine Collegiate Champions League (PCCL) that will start on Monday at the Cebu Coliseum.

Mayor Apura Cup blasts off today

Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 08:23 p.m.

EXCITEMENT in Carcar City will start today, as the weeklong 2014 Mayor Nice Apura Cup Open Basketball Tournament will go full blast starting at 7 p.m. at the Carcar City gym.

In the opening game, Joe Mang’s Surplus will take on Aspa Scaffoldings & Frameworks and will be followed by the Cebuana Lhuillier-Cebu Crusaders against Abrenica Engineering in the main game.

‘Uniquely Lapu-Lapu’

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 09:58 p.m.

THE organizers of the first Historic Resort City Marathon Lapu-Lapu City promise to give runners a unique and memorable run when their race unfolds on Nov. 30 in front of the Lapu-Lapu City Hall.

Pages: Samsam in the land of Uncle Sam

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 09:57 p.m.

FIRST District Rep. Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas, Jr. is now in the U.S.

There for a short break to visit family and friends, the 29-year-old congressman is excited for the twin events that will happen next week.

Limpag: Don’t miss the Nov. 14 friendly

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 09:55 p.m.

IF YOU call yourself a Philippine football fan, then you’d better head to the Rizal Memorial Stadium on Nov. 14 for the friendly against Cambodia. And, of course, if you’re not in Manila, watch the games on live TV, too.

It’s important that you do and while you’re at it, why not drag your friends too.

Valero guns for PH title

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 09:50 p.m.

DESPITE the short notice, 23-year-old battle-scarred veteran Gerpaul Valero is shooting for an upset win against prospect Aston Palicte this Saturday night in Davao City.

Valero, who resides in Mandaue City, just learned last week that he was fighting Palicte for the interim RP super flyweight belt at the Almendras Gym, as a last-minute replacement for another Cebu-based boxer Marco Demecillo.

Pinoy pugs win in AIBA tourney

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 09:47 p.m.

MANILA - FILIPINO puglists Charly Suarez and Mark Anthony Barriga scored contrasting victories in the inaugural staging of the AIBA Professional Boxing Tournament (APB) in separate venues.

The International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA), headed by Dr. Ching-Kuo Woo of Chinese-Taipei, launched this year the APB (Professional Boxing Tournament) to complement its long-running amateur program. Included in the program is the World Series of Boxing (WSB), which started last year.

Ready to hit the beach

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 09:43 p.m.

THE Cebu City men’s beach volleyball teams are set to represent the country in the Beach Volleyball Olympic Zonal for Southeast Asia on Nov. 10-12 in Bangkok, Thailand.

One team is composed of Jade Becaldo and Loujie Tipgos and the other is the duo of Edward Ybañez and Edmar Bonono.

Surban makes Top 10 in Asian MTB

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 09:40 p.m.

FILIPINO riders came up with two bronze medals in the 20th Asian MTB & 6th Asian Junior Championships over the weekend in Lubuk Linggau, South Sumatra Province, Indonesia, as Cebuano Niño Surban finished in the Top 10.

The Philippines finished with two bronze medals courtesy of John Derick Farr in the men’s elite downhill, and Arianne Dormitorio in the women’s junior cross country event.

Confusion on rule makes player skip city meet

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 09:38 p.m.

AN OVERAGED elementary division athlete can play in the secondary division in the Cebu CIty Olympics, which starts this weekend at the Cebu City Sports Center.

This was one thing the camp of Arthur Craig Pantino did not know, which is why he will be skipping the city meet to compete instead in the last leg of the LTAT U14 Thailand Circuit Series on Nov. 15-21 in Thailand.

Meralco trounces NLEX

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 09:37 p.m.

THE Meralco Bolts trounced sister team NLEX Road Warriors, 90-75, to forge a two-way tie at the third spot on Wednesday in the 40th Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Philippine Cup at the Araneta Coliseum.

Gary David fired 23 points, while Jared Dillinger finished with 17 and Mike Cortez settled with 10 to secure their third win in four matches and to be tied with Barangay Ginebra from third to fourth positions, just within strking distance from San Miguel Beer and Alaska, which has 3-0 records. 

Palaro in Cebu in 2016?

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 09:45 p.m.

TWENTY-TWO years after the Cebu City hosted the 1994 Palarong Pambansa, the Queen City of the South will once again pitch for the chance to host the national sporting meet in 2016.

This message was relayed by Mayor Michael Rama during the launching of the 2014 Cebu City Olympics. He said that Cebu City is ready to host the Palarong Pambansa.

City Olympics hopes to build character

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 09:43 p.m.

“GOLD medals are good but we need character.”

Globalport escapes Kia

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 09:41 p.m.

MANILA — Globalport Batang Pier hangs tough in the homestretch to escape with an 84-79 win over Kia Sorento on Tuesday in the 40th Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Philippine Cup at the Araneta Coliseum.

Ronjay Buenafe finished with 19 points, while rookie Stanley Pringle settled with 13 to secure their second win in four matches. Kia dropped to a 1-3 card.

Lakay top guns set

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 09:40 p.m.

TEAM Lakay standouts Kevin Belingon and Honorio Banario return to the ONE FC cage as they are booked for next month’s blockbuster MMA show in front of a hometown crowd in Metro Manila.

Genesis sees light of day for WBO title

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 09:38 p.m.

GENESIS Servania finally gets his wish to fight for a world title after he was ordered by the World Boxing Organization (WBO) to fight for the interim version of the organization’s super bantamweight strap.

Quijano: The Spider’s motivation

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 09:37 p.m.

YES, Anderson Silva is definitely coming back and he will be facing Nick Diaz at UFC 183 in January 31 2015.

As if to demonstrate that he is in for the long haul, “The Spider” has reportedly signed up with the UFC for 15 more fights.

Limpag: Talisay City ‘begs’ its way to gold medal

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 09:35 p.m.

BUY, borrow or steal. That's what my favorite high school teacher always told us whenever we were faced with something difficult.

Don't have a calculator? Buy, borrow or steal. Don't know the answer to a math question? Buy, borrow or steal a solution. His point was, if you looked hard enough, you'd eventually find a solution.

Yap: changing Cebuanos’ mindset about chess

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 09:33 p.m.

THE young Cebuano chess International Master Kim Steven Yap has at least two goals—a GM norm and Opening Cebuanos’ minds to the game.

This is the reason why he will be going all out starting this December to chase that elusive norm that has been denied to him for the past six years, and why he had put up the Cebu School of Chess, his first step in promoting chess to the Cebuanos.

Kings vs. Batang Pier

Monday, November 3, 2014 - 09:30 p.m.

MANILA — Barangay Ginebra San Miguel takes on winless Blackwater Elite while Globalport seeks second win when it faces Kia Sorento today in the 40th Phlippine Basketball Association (PBA) Philippine Cup at the Araneta Coliseum.

Pages: Vic, Duke and 50,000 others run New York

Monday, November 3, 2014 - 09:29 p.m.

Dr. Vicente Verallo and I spoke yesterday. It was 12:02 p.m. (noon) here. In New York City, where Dr. Vic was at, it was 11 at night. Thanks to Viber, we chatted for 14 minutes.

Carcar to hold Apura Cup

Monday, November 3, 2014 - 09:28 p.m.

CARCAR City will hold the Mayor Nice Apura Cup Open Basketball Tournament as part of the celebration of the feast of St. Catherine of Alexandria.

City councilor Anthony John Apura, the chairman of the committee of sports at the Carcar City council, and sports commissioner Julie Flores announced that there will be four teams vying for the cash-rich tournament that will start on Nov. 7 and will end on Nov. 12.

Mendoza: Gilas or Gilas Elite, what’s the difference?

Monday, November 3, 2014 - 09:25 p.m.

IT HAS been reported that Gilas Pilipinas, the national basketball team that placed a worst-ever seventh place in the just-ended Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, has been disbanded.

USC eyes sweep

Monday, November 3, 2014 - 09:24 p.m.

THE University of San Carlos-Basic Education Department (USC-BED) boys and girls volleyball teams hope to keep their titles in the 24th Cebu City Olympics, which will kick off this weekend.

The USC-BED boys team, which recently won the Batang Pinoy Visayas Leg, will resume training today after taking a break.

Pacquiao holds cash-rich billiards event

Monday, November 3, 2014 - 09:23 p.m.

TO fulfill his promise to turn Gen. Santos City as the center for billiards in the country, Saranggani representative and boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao will hold another international tournament in SM Mall-GenSan on Dec. 8-16.

Last September, Pacquiao bankrolled the $100,000 MP Cup Gensan Tuna Festival International Open 10 Ball Doubles tournament, which was won by Jeffrey De Luna and Jeffrey Ignacio.

Tough challenge

Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 10:12 p.m.

TWO Cebuano weightlifters will be vying for glory against the rest of the world in the 4th World Universities Weightlifting Championships on Dec. 5-8 in Changmai, Thailand.

University of Cebu weightlifters Rue Collen Pabuaya and Even Philipp Catingub will represent the country in the tournament after winning the gold medal in the Philippine National Games.

Limpag: PHL football gets self-inflicted injury

Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 10:10 p.m.

I’VE always admired Ceres FC of Bacolod City, even before it won the PFF Smart Cup last year or took the UFL Division 2 by storm on its way to the first division.

You could say that Ceres FC is the provincial club that benefited the biggest in the renaissance in Philippine football brought about by the Azkals.

Training for the Cebu Marathon

Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 10:10 p.m.

TODAY marks 10 weeks to go before the Cebu Marathon, so if you’ve signed up for the half-marathon, then training starts this week. If it’s the full mary for you, training should have begun two to six weeks ago, depending on your level of fitness coming into the marathon season.

215 triathletes sign up for San Remigio 8080

Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 10:09 p.m.

AFTER the final day of registration, the San Remigio 8080 Triathlon of the Cornerstone Group attracted 215 entries for the race on Nov. 8 at the San Remigio Cultural Center.

Seventy-five triathletes are listed in the 8080 full distance, which has a 1.8-kilometer swim, 65K bike and 14K run. The half distance 4040 has the most participants with 115 athletes joining the 900-meter swim, 32.5K bike and 7K run. Twenty-five teams also joined the relay division for the full and half distances.

Still perfect

Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 10:08 p.m.

MANILA — San Miguel leaned on an explosive performance by Arwind Santos and Marcio Lassiter to trounce Barako Bull, 103-89, in the 40th PBA Philippine Cup at the Araneta Coliseum yesterday.

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