AFTER years of waiting, she has fulfilled a long-sought dream.
DEFENDING champion Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) Davao lived up to its billing by retaining its title while host IBP Davao del Norte sails to the third spot in the just-concluded 2014 5th IBP Mindanao Olympics basketball competition at the Rotary Gym in Tagum City.
DAVAO City's Columbia Football Club (FC) futsal team scored a twin kill at the start of the Governor's Cup Invitational Indoor Football Championship held in Iloilo City last Friday.
VETERANS Elmer Bartolo and Mona Liza Ambasa bagged the men's and women's 10K titles of the just-concluded EnviRUNment 2014 dubbed as "iRespect, iRecycle and iRun" in an out-and-back course at the Ateneo de Davao University (AdDU)-Matina campus yesterday.
LONE Filipina standing Davao del Sur native Nesthy Alcayde Petecio cruised through the quarter-finals after dominating Maryna Malovana of Ukraine in their featherweight fight of the Aiba World Women's Championships at the Halla Gymnasium in Jeju Island, South Korea Thurday evening.
IT'S all systems go for the final leg of the 38th National Milo Marathon as the Davao eliminations hit the road at 4:30 a.m. tomorrow, Sunday, in an out-and-back course from Roxas Avenue.
ASIAN Games taekwondo bronze medalist Mary Anjelay Pelaez heads the cast of honorees in the Davao City Athletes Awards Night (Dcaan) slated on December 2 at The Royal Mandaya Hotel.
SOME 20 teams are expected to see action when the 2014 Sunday Bowlers Club (SBC) Mayor Rody and Vice-Mayor Pulong Duterte Pamaskong Handog Open bowling tournament kicks off on December 9 at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Fair Lanes Bowling Center.
SBC board of director Emie Orteza bared this during his guesting at the Davao Sportswriters Association (DSA) Forum at the NCCC Mall Davao Food Cove Hall on Thursday.
THE Holiday Judo Club (HJC), which copped a total of four golds, two silvers and one bronze in the wrestling event of the just-concluded 2014 Philippine Olympic Committee-Philippine Sports Commission (POC-PSC) Batang Pinoy Luzon Qualifying-leg in Naga City, will form part of the Luzon delegation to the 2014 POC-PSC Batang Pinoy National Championships set on Dec. 9 to 13 in Bacolod City.
WHEN Charly Suarez of the Philippines first fought Berik Abdrakhmanov in the 4th Kazakhstan President's Cup last July, he came out as the winner.
Tonight, hopes are high that Incheon Asian Games 2014 silver medalist Suarez, a native of Sawata, Davao del Norte, will score a repeat of that feat when they face off anew in the Aiba Pro Boxing men's lightweight clash at the Daulet Sports Complex in Astana, Kazakhstan.
DEFENDING champion Bureau of Fire Protection grabbed the solo leadership by eking out an 88-84 overtime win over the City Mayor's Office (CMO) on Thursday as the Mayor Rody Duterte and Vice Mayor Pulong Duterte-12th AFP-PNP Basketball Tournament resumed at the Almendras Gym Davao City Recreation Center.
The firemen posted their seventh win in eight games behind the imposing performance of reigning MVP Jan Lumogda.
JUDO and bowling are main topics in this week's edition of the Davao Sportswriters Association set 10:30 a.m. at the Food Cove, second floor of NCCC Mall Davao.
THE Holy Cross College of Sasa (HCCS) hacked out a 57-39 win over Lamb of God Sped Academy to grab its seventh straight win in the resumption of the United Basketball League (UBL) recently at the Margarita Gym, Bajada.
RAY Snyder topped the Davao Tenpin Bowlers Association (Datba) weekly bowling tournament held at the NCCC Mall Davao B3 Center Tuesday evening.
THE DMMA COllege of Southern Phillippines (DCSP), Rizal Memorial College (RMC) and Jose Maria College (JMC) toppled their respective rivals in men's basketball event of the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP)-sanctioned Davao City Collegiate League (DCCL) that resumed at the University of Mindanao (UM)-Matina gymnasium recently.
THE Ateneo de Davao University (AdDU), Philippine College of Technology (PCT), SOS-Sakya FC, D' Davao Survivors (DDS) and Philippine Women's College (PWC) axed wins in the resumption of the Davao Football Association (DFA)-backed 11th Acosta Cup ladies open football tournament at the Tionko field.
CHRISTOPHER "Bong" God and Glenn Escandor steered the City Mayor's Office to its seventh win at the expense of Task Force Davao, 100-64, in the lone morning clash of the Mayor Rody Duterte and Vice Mayor Pulong Duterte 12Th AFP-PNP Basketball Tournament at the Almendras Gym Davao City Recreation Center yesterday.
VETERANS Michael John Echalico and Olive Firmeza raced past their respective rivals to clinch titles in the recently-concluded Phoenix Petroleum Philippines Inc.-backed Phoenix Team Titans Davao National 70k Ultramarathon held in an out-and-back course from Phoenix Guadalupe Gas Station, Lanang in Davao City.
THE Purple and Maroon teams arranged a titular showdown after securing contrasting wins in the semi-finals of the Ateneo Grade School Community Association (Agsca) Daddy's Cup basketball tournament at theFr. Martinez Sports Complex of the Ateneoe de Davao University-Matina campus over the weekend.
DAVAO City-bannered Mindanao beach volley teams are upbeat about the 8th 2014 Brunei-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East Asean Growth Area (BIMP-Eaga) Friendship Games set on December 6 to 10 in Labuan, Malaysia.
THE Philippine Women's College (PWC) and Jose Maria College (JMC) demolished their respective opponents to extend their winning streaks as the 2014 Gaisano Cup resumed at the Gaisano Grand Citimall SkyGym over the weekend.
WHILE Nesthy Alcayde Petecio kept her hopes alive for the three-member Team Philippines, teammate Irish Magno bowed out of contention on Day 2 of the Aiba World Women's Championships at the Halla Gymnasium in Jeju Island, South Korea Monday evening.
THE Police Regional Office-11 hammered Philippine Coast Guard, 114-72, to keep its Final Four hopes alive in their Mayor Rody Duterte and Vice Mayor Pulong Duterte-12th AFP-PNP Basketball Tournament encounter at the Almendras Gym Davao City Recreation Center on Tuesday.
THE Harry Performance Center Inc. and New Davao GoldStar Hardware cruised past their respective rivals to extend their winning streaks in the resumption of the 3rd Inter-Company/Association Basketball League at the Holy Cross of Davao College (HCDC) Gym Saturday evening.
THE tandem of Peddy Enriquez and Rudy Gurpido topped the Sunday Bowlers Club (SBC) Weekly Dalawahan Open bowling tournament held Sunday evening at the Fair Lanes Bowling Center.
THE Ateneo de Davao University scored a twin kill to pace the team standings with two wins at the start of the Davao Football Association (DFA) U-12 Boys Championship 2014 at the Tionko field over the weekend.
FILIPINO-British multi-athlete James Ryan and Davao City's Sydney Tancontian both ended their last stints with a bang by bagging gold medals in their respective divisions of the just-concluded 2014 Philippine Olympic Committee-Philippine Sports Commission (POC-PSC) Batang Pinoy Games national judo championships in Naga City, Camarines Sur.
DAVAO del Sur's Nesthy Alcayde Petecio of the Philippines dominated Linnea Strandell of Sweden via unanimous decision Sunday evening to advance to the second round of women's lightweight eliminations in the ongoing 2014 Aiba Women's World Boxing Championships in Jeju, South Korea.
THE City Mayor's Office got back to the groove after besting the Police Regional Office-11, 84-63, in the resumption of the Mayor Rody Duterte and Vice Mayor Pulong Duterte-12th AFP-PNP Basketball Tournament on Monday at the Almendras Gym Davao City Recreation Center.
THE Rain or Shine (RoS) team recovered from the ejection of head coach Joseller Yeng Guiao late in the second period as the Elasto Painters posted a 107-79 victory over the struggling Meralco Bolts after a grueling and intense game as the 2015 Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Philippine Cup resumed at the University of Southeastern Philippines gymnasium last Saturday night in Davao City.