Cebu sports - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Cebu sports


Philippines excels in Day 2 of Asia Pacific University Games in Cebu

Dec 06, 2015 - 4:59 PM

Philippines asserts its dominance in table tennis and does relatively well in basketball

Steffen wins fourth Ironman 70.3 PH women's title; Aussies dominate men's event

Aug 02, 2015 - 12:27 PM

Tim Reed crosses the finish line just two seconds ahead of fellow Australian Tim Van Berkel in the men s event as Switzerland s Caroline Steffen continues her domination of the women s race

WILL TO WIN. Switzerland's Caroline Steffen won her fourth straight Ironman 70.3 Cebu title. Photo by Nathan Soriano/Rappler

CESAFI and its reputation for basketball excellence

Jul 29, 2015 - 3:21 AM

The Cebu based CESAFI basketball tournament which gets underway this weekend has produced many of the top young players in the nation

CEBU GIANTS. Before June Mar Fajardo (front) and Greg Slaughter made their marks on the PBA, they were standouts in the CESAFI collegiate ranks. Photo by Kevin Dela Cruz/Rappler

Celebrities, champs expected to return for Ironman 70.3 in Cebu

Jul 27, 2015 - 2:42 PM

Philippine celebrities Piolo Pascual Matteo Guidicelli Victor Basa Paul Jake Castillo are among those who enlisted in the race

Cebu roads closed for Ironman triathlon on August 2

Jul 20, 2015 - 7:18 PM

Several roads in Mandaue City will be closed to make way for the Cobra Ironman 70 3 Triathlon

Cebuana runner makes silver splash in SEA Games debut

Jun 08, 2015 - 12:48 AM

Mary Joy Tabal overcame inclement weather and the delayed arrival of her training allowance to earn a silver medal at the 2015 Southeast Asian Games

CEBU PRIDE. Mary Joy Tabal (L) had aimed for a bronze in her SEA Games debut. Finishing with silver made it all the more sterling. Photo by Singapore SEA Games Organising Committee/Action Images via Reuters

In Cebu City, a grassroots sports program for a nation to follow

Mar 08, 2015 - 3:33 PM

The Philippine Sports Commission wants to make Cebu City s grassroots sports programs which are free to the public the template for the rest of the country

Archers take aim in setting the Guinness World Record at the Cebu City Sports Center Gym in October 2014. The previous record - set in the U.S. with 9,426 - was smashed with a tally of 13,102. Guinness has yet to confirm the record, however. Photo from the Cebu City Sports Commission

Priests battle for tennis supremacy in Cebu

Feb 07, 2015 - 6:55 PM

Holy men from around the country competed in the 6th Friar Suarez Cup National Tennis Championship for Priests with proceeds benefiting parishes and victims of natural calamities

Monsignor Jose "Jojo" Dosado Jr. returns a serve to Father Domingo Tapic in the finals of the 56 and Above category. Dosado won, 8-4. Photo by Marsante G. Alison

Diminutive Cebuana Tabal stands tall at Hong Kong Marathon

Jan 30, 2015 - 5:39 PM

The 4 foot 11 Mary Joy Tabal stood a few inches taller on the second place podium of the 2015 Hong Kong Marathon last weekend

LITTLE BIG WOMAN. Mary Joy Tabal (R), seen running alongside her coach John Philip Duenas, has made her reputation as the Marathon Queen of Cebu. Photo from Tabal's Facebook

Amit repeats as best athlete in SAC-SMB Cebu Sports Awards

Mar 27, 2014 - 11:53 PM

Following two world titles in 2013 cue artist Rubilen Amit bags her second Athlete of the Year honor during the 32nd Cebu Sports Awards

File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler