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Cobra Ironman attracts record 2,500 bets


A record field of 2,500 participants spearheaded by 15 international pros, are seeing action in the sixth edition of the Cobra Ironman 70.3 set Aug. 3 in Lapu-Lapu City in Cebu.

Posted: July 13th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Fiery Pagara brothers live up to hype, stop Mexican foes


Brothers Jason and Albert Pagara stopped their Mexican rivals Saturday night, providing a glimpse of Philippine boxing’s bright future in the twin mainers of “Pinoy Pride 26” at Waterfront Cebu Hotel and Casino here.

Posted: June 23rd, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Professional | Read More »

Filoil caging: SWU’s King Cobra strikes

Landry Sanjo has emerged a vital cog in Southwestern University’s promising start in the Filoil Flying V Hanes Premier Cup.

Posted: May 12th, 2014 in Basketball,Headlines | Read More »

Patrick Deyto preserves fourth Azkals-Malaysia draw

AZKALS goalkeeper Patrick Deyto amazingly saves the penalty kick by Malaysian striker Safee Sali at crunch time. CONTRIBUTEDPHOTO/MARK CRISTINO

With one spectacular show of instinct and agility, goalkeeper Patrick Deyto preserved the biggest moment of fellow Azkal Anton del Rosario’s international career.

Posted: April 29th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Football,Headlines,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Cebu police to secure venues showing Pacquiao fight

In this Feb. 6, 2014 file photo, boxer Manny Pacquiao, of the Phillipines, left, poses for a photo with current WBO World Welterweight champion Timothy Bradley of Indio, Ca., during a press conference in New York. Bradley believes former pound-for-pound king Pacquiao has lost his competitive fire heading into Saturday's, April 12, 2014 welterweight rematch in Las Vegas. AP

Cebu City police have been directed to be on alert and ensure peace and order in and around establishments offering a live showing of the fight between Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao and American Tim Bradley on Sunday.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Pacquiao Files,Photos,Photos and Videos,Professional | Read More »

Cebu hosts Filoil Premier Cup preseason


Preseason action heads to Cebu for the first time when the eighth edition of the Filoil Flying V Hanes Premier Cup rolls off this month.

Posted: April 8th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Three April friendlies for Azkals


Boosting its buildup for the AFC Challenge Cup, the Philippines will play three friendly matches next month, including a home game against Malaysia in Cebu City on April 27.

Posted: March 29th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Football,Headlines,Multimedia,Other Sports,Photos,Photos and Videos,Section | Read More »

Azkals to play Malaysia in Cebu


After settling for a scoreless draw nearly a month ago, the Philippines and Malaysia are set for another clash at the pitch next month.

Posted: March 28th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Footbrawl: Cebu FA bans 3 spectators for 1 year


Three spectators involved in a bloody brawl during a recent 18-under football match have been banned from Cebu Football Association-sanctioned games for a year but still face possible criminal charges due to the gravity of their actions.

Posted: March 26th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines | Read More »

V-League: SWU scrapes past St. Louis


Cebu’s Southwestern University outlasted Baguio’s St. Louis University, 25-20, 23-25, 25-15, 21-25, 19-17, in the Shakey’s V-League Season 11 First Conference Tuesday at the Filoil Flying V Arena in San Juan.

Posted: March 25th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Shakey’s V-League provincial squads out to impress


Boasting tested players, three provincial teams vie for upsets over the fancied Manila squads when the Shakey’s V-League First Conference unfolds Sunday at Filoil Flying V Arena in San Juan.

Posted: March 22nd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Other Sports,Section,Volleyball | Read More »

Players mauled in Cebu youth football melee

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A SPECTATOR(back to camera) rushes in to intervene as a man in sunglasses punches one of two fallen players while holding a hard object. Photo courtesy of SUN.STAR CEBU

The Philippine Football Federation (PFF) has ordered an inquiry into the ugly melee that took place during an under-18 tournament match in Cebu City between Sacred Heart School-Ateneo de Cebu and Alcoy, whose goalkeeper was taken to a hospital with blood oozing from head wounds.

Posted: March 19th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines | Read More »

Adults rush to field, mar U-18 football match in Cebu


It may be called the Beautiful Game, but things can turn ugly once violence enters the pitch.

Posted: March 18th, 2014 in Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »



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