Sunday, January 19, 2014 - 11:29 p.m.
FOR fighters who are supposedly not interested in fighting one another, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao are sure talking a lot about each other lately, more so than the botch deal a couple of years ago.
Floyd talks smack and Manny reacts.
Sunday, January 19, 2014 - 11:28 p.m.
I KNEW it was too late for me to physically train two months before the race, but I still decided to join the Cebu City Marathon (CCM) 2014 for several reasons – it has become part of my Sinulog tradition, it’s now certified by the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS), and it’s a birthday gift, among others.
Sunday, January 19, 2014 - 11:27 p.m.
CEBUANO center Junemar Fajardo lost his grip on his lead for the PLDT my DSL-PBA Philippine Cup Best Player of the Conference (BPC) race after sitting out for three games and a “below par” two games when he got back from injury.
Sunday, January 19, 2014 - 11:26 p.m.
TWO Filipino pugs were outclassed by their Mexican foes and suffered knockout defeats in separate venues in Mexico.
Cebu-based Marco Demecillo suffered another stumbling block in his promising boxing career after bowing down to highly-rated David Sanchez at the Gimnasio del Estado in Hermosillo, Sonora.
Saturday, January 18, 2014 - 08:31 p.m.
FOUR Cebuanos will represent the country in the 15th Asian Schools Tenpin Bowling Championships on Feb. 10 to 16 in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Saturday, January 18, 2014 - 08:30 p.m.
TO all visitors and balikbayans, maayong pag-abot sa Cebu!
Welcome to the Land of Sports.
Saturday, January 18, 2014 - 08:28 p.m.
I STILL cannot understand it.
There they are, men and women carrying their heavy stuff on their way to tennis matches in the ongoing Australian Open in Melbourne.
Saturday, January 18, 2014 - 08:26 p.m.
IN April 2013, Brian Viloria (32-4, 19KOs) lost his WBO and WBA flyweight titles to Juan Francisco Estrada (25-2, 18KOs) in an action-packed bout at the Cotai Arena in Macau.
That was a painful loss for Viloria considering that he had been on a tear ever since he lost to Carlos Tamarra in 2010, beating some of the best fighters the division had to offer in the likes of Giovani Segura, Omar Niño Romero and Hernan Marquez
Saturday, January 18, 2014 - 08:25 p.m.
FORMER University of the Visayas Green Lancers center and Rain or Shine Elasto Painters big man Joseph Ronald Quiñahan is aiming to take the team to the finals once more in the ongoing PLDT myDSL-PBA Philippine Cup.
Quiñahan, who nailed the winning triple in Rain or Shine’s 89-86 win over the Meralco Bolts last Wednesday, was hoping that his team will earn the twice-to-beat incentive going to the quarterfinal round as they battled the unpredictable Air21 Express in their last elimination round game last night.
Saturday, January 18, 2014 - 08:23 p.m.
THE tandem of Douglas Gacasan and Armando Guangko Jr. captured this year’s overall team champion title in the 33rd Coral Invitational Golf Tournament yesterday at the Cebu Country Club.
Raymond Garcia and Eddie Lopez, on the other hand, who finished with a total gross team points of 64, won the overall lowest gross.
Friday, January 17, 2014 - 11:06 p.m.
THE University of San Jose Recoletos (USJ-R) settled for second place after a tough 25-18, 25-18, 15-25, 25-22, loss to Hope Christian School of the National Capital Region (NCR), in the Shakey’s Girl’s Volleyball League Season 11 Tournament of Champions finals yesterday at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium.
Friday, January 17, 2014 - 11:05 p.m.
IT WAS almost two years ago, when I first wrote about the “fire the coach” clamor and defended Michael Weiss and said it was stupid. I wrote that changing the head coach just six months before the 2012 AFC Challenge Cup finals would be suicide.
Two years later, it’s January 2014, five months before the AFC Challenge Cup finals in May and we don’t have a head coach, having sacked our coach.
Friday, January 17, 2014 - 11:04 p.m.
LUKSIKA Kumkhum and Nick Kyrgios have given me a thrill but then, even as they’ve been shown the door in the ongoing Australian Open after displaying streaks of brilliance though fleeting, I won’t forget them. I think they’re going to go places—that is, if they persevere and won’t fall prey to the pitfalls of instant celebrity.
Friday, January 17, 2014 - 11:03 p.m.
GENESIS Servania got much-needed experience in Freddie Roach’s Wild Card Gym in the US yesterday as he sparred with current World Boxing Association (WBA) super bantamweight champion Scott Quigg.
“They had quality sparring here today. Genesis was against Scott Quigg, who is a WBA world super bantamweight champion. They had good sparring and both gained good experience,” ALA Gym head coach Edito Villamor told Sun.Star Cebu yesterday.
Friday, January 17, 2014 - 11:02 p.m.
THE Cebuano basketball fans will get a glimpse of what Jean-marie Mpouma, the new 6’11” center of the University of the Visayas Green Lancers, can do in a four-day local collegiate basketball tournament, the Cebu City Mayor’s Cup Sinulog Tournament 2014 set on Jan. 23-26 at the Cebu Coliseum.
The tournament, which will be participated by the Southwestern University Cobras, University of San Carlos Warriors and the University of San Jose-Recoletos Jaguars, will basically be a preview of the upcoming local collegiate wars for the Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc. (Cesafi) 2014 Season.
Friday, January 17, 2014 - 11:02 p.m.
BARANGAY Ginebra Kings displayed solid defense and dominated the rebound department as it clobbered Globalport Batang Pier, 108-92, to claim the first twice-to-beat incentive on Friday in the 39th Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Philippine Cup at the Araneta Coliseum.
Friday, January 17, 2014 - 10:21 p.m.
DUHA ka lumad nga taga Leyte, ang usa sa mga dapit nga gikusokuso sa super typhoon Yolanda, ang nangulo sa laing top four sa ikaduhang adlaw sa elimination round sa nagpadayon nga Sinulog 10-Ball Handicapping tournament diha sa Jancor Billiards Recreation sa Manalili st., dakbayan sa Sugbo.
Si Antonio Delfin, sa probinsiha sa Leyte ang yaning mikusokuso ni Dodong Didal sa dakbayan sa Davao, 6-2, aron makasiguro og luna sa knockout stage sa lima ka adlaw nga torneyo.
Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 11:02 p.m.
CEBU collegiate teams Southwestern University (SWU) and University of the Visayas (UV) renew their long-running rivalry for Cebu basketball supremacy as they face off in the opening day of the Cebu City Mayor's Sinulog Cup 2014 at the Cebu Coliseum SWU and defending Cebu Schools Athletic Association (Cesafi) collegiate division titleholders UV will raise the curtains of the four day basketball tournament at 5 PM, which was agreed upon in a meeting yesterday at Yayoy's Grill.
Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 11:00 p.m.
MANILA—The Ginebra San Miguel Kings stake their solo leadership when they battle Globalport Batang Pier, while defending titlist Talk ‘N Text faces San Mig Coffee in the 39th Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Philippine Cup elimination round today at the Araneta Coliseum.
Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 10:59 p.m.
WHOEVER said chess is a harmless sport is talking through his nose.
In my article last week I narrated an incident in China where a man murdered his best friend and then killed himself so they could play chess in the afterlife.
Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 10:57 p.m.
BUILDING new homes for typhoon Yolanda survivors in Bogo City in is the main goal of SM Foundation Inc. when they hold the SM2SM Run 4 on Feb. 16 in SM City-Cebu.
The race, which will start from SM City Cebu and will pass by the San Pedro Calungsod Chapel and SM Seaside City-Cebu at the South Road Properties is expected to draw 4,000 runners. It will have the 21K, 12K, 6K and 3K divisions.
Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 09:47 p.m.
GIKATAKDANG mobiyahe ang team manager sa Philippine Azkals nga si Dan Palami paingon sa Dubai sunod semana aron sa pagpakigkita sa lima ka mga langyawng coach kinsa gikonsiderar nga maoy mamahimong head coach sa national team.
Kini human ang Philippine Football Federation (PFF) miputol sa serbisyo ni coach Hans Michael Weiss sugod niadtong Enero 15.
Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 12:10 a.m.
CEBUANO JR Quiñahan connected a triple in the dying seconds to lift Rain or Shine past Meralco Bolts, 89-86, on Wednesday and they grabbed the solo second spot in the 39th Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Philippine Cup elimination round at the Araneta Coliseum.
Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 12:10 a.m.
HARD-HITTING prospect Marco Demecillo gets his biggest career break with a fight for a regional crown this weekend in Mexico.
Demecillo is taking on Mexican up-and-comer David Sanchez for the vacant World Boxing Association (WBA) International super flyweight strap at the State Gym in Hermosillo.
Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 12:09 a.m.
IF THERE'S one country I’d love to visit, it’s Down Under. Located down under our Philippines, Australia is famous for kangaroos, the Great Barrier Reef and open-sea swimming (plus the occasional shark attack), the Sydney Opera House, and this favorite pastime of Australians: sports.
Cricket. Rugby. Ian Thorpe. Soccer. The 2000 Sydney Olympics. Triathlon. Cycling. Name the sport and, chances are, some Aussie excels in that game. Tennis? Absolutely.
Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 12:08 a.m.
THE thing that I hate most in sports are coaches that cheat. They are the scummest of
scums who don’t deserve to be handling teams.
I was exposed to age cheating early. Then, it was so prevalent that it seemed the norm. So, when I saw a few teammates who were off to a provincial meet memorizing new birth dates from their tampered birth certificates, I thought nothing of it as it was normal.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 12:51 a.m.
INTERNATIONAL Boxing Federation (IBF) light flyweight king Johnriel Casimero is ready for any opponent that will be thrown at him in his next title defense.
Casimero didn't waste any precious time and returned to the gym after the holiday season to start his training camp for his fourth title defense.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 12:50 a.m.
IT IS not every day that a native-born Cuban boxer gets to display his wares on Cebuano soil fighting against a tough Cebuano warrior in a true-to-life reality show to unfold on Sinulog day.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 12:49 a.m.
OUR longest reigning world title-holder didn’t exactly have a fortuitous 2013. Last March, Donnie “Ahas” Nietes (32-1, 18KOs) went the distance and was tested to the hilt by tough Mexican challenger Moises Fuentes in a fight that ended up in a draw.
It was not an easy verdict mind you, as there were those who opine that Fuentes arguably deserved the nod but Donnie showed true championship mettle in battling through attrition.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 12:48 a.m.
THE registration for the third edition of the Kawasan Falls Marathon (KFM) officially opens today.
The KFM is slated on March 23, which will start at the old Badian Chapel in Matutinao, Badian, passing through the towns of Alegria and Malabuyoc, then back to Badian.