Category: Sports

  • Organique fields triathlon team to help spread word on acai berry drink

    Organique triathlon team

    US-based company Organique unveiled Tuesday its triathlon team as part of a marketing effort to spread word on the benefits of its acai berry-based health drink. The company, founded in 2008 by couple Joseph and Catherine Salimbangon, bottles and distributes a health drink based on the acai berry. “Aca berries are considered superfood, a term […]

  • Run to support ERUF by joining Marco Polo Plaza Cebu fun run

    Run for ERUF 2

    Marco Polo Plaza Cebu will once again hold a run to support the Emergency Rescue Unit Foundation or ERUF. The Run for ERUF Year 2 will be held on April 30 and will have the following distances: 1K, 3K, 6K, and 12K. Registration fees are P200 for 1K, P400 for 3K, P500 for 6K. amd […]

  • Fitbit Introduces Alta HR, world’s slimmest fitness wristband with continuous heart rate tracking

    Fitbit Alta HR

    Fitbit, the leader in the connected health and fitness market, recently introduced Fitbit Alta HR, a device that comes with new advances in sleep tracking. The fitness tracker gives you actionable insights and guidance in the Fitbit app to make more informed decisions about your health and stay motivated to reach your wellness goals in […]

  • Gifts for the outdoor lover

    Have you completed your Christmas shopping? Rushing to complete it can be brutal. Before heading out to do your shopping, create a simple list, it’ll be best to have an idea in mind on what to buy. Here’s a handy little gift guide that will help you complete your search of the best gift you […]

  • Melindo wins IBF interim belt in Pinoy Pride 39

    AFTER two failed tries and a disastrous comeback that had him woefully overweight, Milan “El Metodico” Melindo finally captured a world title after beating Fahlan Sakkreerin Jr. by unanimous decision for the interim IBF world lightflyweight title at the Cebu Coliseum. Melindo, who lost to Javier Mendoza on May 30, 2015 for the IBF light […]

  • Argao to host dragon boat clinic, competition

    Argao dragon boat

    An inter-barangay dragon boat clinic and competition organized by PrimaryHomes, Inc. and Argao Royal Palms Serviced Villas in collaboration with the municipality of Argao will be held in the town. The 2nd Dragons in Argao: Dragon Boat Inter-barangay Clinic and Competition will take place on October 1, 2016, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., at […]

  • High school brawl nets P110,000 fine; Borromeos eye multi-billion complex in Escario; 4 police chiefs in Cebu axed–Cebu News Digest for July 14, 2016.

    This is the roundup of top Cebu news stories today, July 14, 2016. Cesafi fines 2 schools P110,000 for high school brawl Cesafi commissioner Felix Tiukinhoy meted a record P110,000 fine on 22 high school players from the University of the Visayas and Don Bosco Technological Center after they figured in a free-for-all in a […]

  • DBTC wins six titles after revamping program

    A REVAMPED football program of Don Bosco Technological Centers seems to have started on the right foot after winning six titles in the 5th BRO Cup, its first tournament since making some changes in their football program. Don Bosco named high school head coach Glenn Ramos the head of the football program for this year […]

  • Donaire knocks Bedak out in 3 rounds to keep title

    Nonito Donaire Jr. Zsolt Bedak

    Nonito Donaire Sr. said his son would win in six. Junior proved him wrong and took only three rounds to retain his WBO super bantamweight title at the Cebu City Sports Center tonight in front of a crowd estimated at 20,000. After a cautious first round, Donaire, known as The Filipino Flash, sent Zsolt Bedak to […]

  • FWD shakes up Visayas, brings “Live to Move” to Cebu

    Live To Move FWD

    A 30-minute run to kick start the day. Biking to and from work. Yoga classes thrice a week after work. A trek to the mountains on weekends, then an out-of-town trip to recharge after a hectic month. If any of these are part of your routine, then you’re most likely part of the growing population […]

  • Donaire Sr. sees 6th round knockout win by son over Bedak

    Nonito Donaire Zsolt Bedak weigh-in

    A visibly pumped Nonito Donaire Jr. is drawing energy from the home crowd, hoping for an explosive finish against challenger Zsolt Bedak in his first defense of the WBO super bantamweight title at the Cebu City Sports Center. “I feel like there’s a fire burning inside me. Dako kaayo akong pasalamat sa mga tawo, I […]

  • Inspired Donaire Jr. dedicates fight to Dad, draws strength from Cebu crowd

    Nonito Donaire Jr.

    LAHI gyud ang Cebu. An inspired and emotional Nonito Donaire Jr. said he is drawing strength from the support of the Cebuanos and is dedicating his title defense of the WBO junior featherweight title against Zsolt Bedak to his father and namesake, Nonito Donaire Sr. “Sa mga Cebuano, grabe kaayo ang inyong suporta sa mga […]

  • Mary Joy Tabal named Cebu’s Athlete of the Year

    Cebuana athlete Mary Joy Tabal made her mark in the national and global stage of running in 2015. Her accomplishments gave Cebuanos something to cheer about. Tabal shone the brightest among the top athletes of Cebu in 2015 and earned the “Athlete of the Year” award from the Sportswriters Association of Cebu (SAC) in the […]

  • 9 things you need to know about the Donaire vs. Bedak fight

    Cebu City will host the biggest boxing match in the Philippines this year on April 23, with Nonito Donaire Jr. himself in the main event. The event, co-promoted by ALA Promotions and Top Rank promotions, is also expected to draw the who’s who in boxing like Manny Pacquiao and Bob Arum himself. Excited? Here are […]

  • Marco Polo gives back on its 10th year by holding Run for ERUF

    Marco Polo Plaza will be kicking off its 10th anniversary celebration by giving back. This April 3, lace your running shoes as Marco Polo Plaza brings you Run for ERUF #TimelessAt10. There are three distance categories – 10K, 5K and 1K with registration fees of P550.00, P400.00 and P250, respectively. The 1K distance was made available […]

  • Ungo

    On Friday nights, Sun.Star Cebu executive editor Michelle So works in running shorts. At 9 p.m. managing editor for news Isolde Amante and news editor Charmaine Rodriguez go through the last few news stories and prepare to close the remaining news pages before changing to their jogging pants or running shorts. At that time, reporters […]

  • Rening Ylaya: At 73, going 42

    The names of places come out in a staccato, wheezing whisper barely heard through the disco music booming from large speakers at the Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC) track oval. “Marawi-Iligan, Cagay-an, Davao, Cagay-an, Manila, Cebu…,” Ireneo “Rening” Ylaya recites like a mantra—in a strained asthmatic’s voice—the places where he ran marathons. He says the […]