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MAASIM, Sarangani (MindaNews/21 May)– The open ocean swimming race from Maasim to Glan remains to be the much-awaited sports event in the eight-year history of Sarangani Bay Festival. A total… »
ALABEL, Sarangani (MindaNews/26 April) – The International and Local Monitoring Team (IMT/LMT) dominated by four points its close opponent Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) team, 54-50, in Mindanao’s first OlymPeace… »
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/27 April) — Former congressman Prospero "Butch" Pichay lauded the creation of the Sports for Peace Mindanao and vowed to support its programs that aim to help secure enduring peace in the island.
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/21 April) – A non-government organization chaired by former Philippine Sports Commission chairman William “Butch” Ramirez will hold the Mindanao Friendship Games, a sport event among local government units in the island, in December, five years after it was last staged.
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / April 17) – Tough race is expected to hit the roads in this city as the 2nd Abante Grande Mountain Bike Challenge reels off on April 26 with out and back course at the Barangay Catalunan Grande Hall.
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/30 March) — IN too many words, lawyer Franklin ‘Jeng’ Gacal Jr. summed up the recent ABS-CBN-Solar Sports row involving Manny Pacquiao as a result of his client’s gullibility which reminded us of an old tale about the emperor and his new clothes.
MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/02 March) — The Sangguniang Panlalawigan has passed a resolution urging the Philippine Sports Commission to consider Bukidnon as host of the 2011 Palarong Pambansa, as the province will soon construct an “ultra modern sports complex.”
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/28 February) — The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) under recently-appointed chair Harry Angping has abolished its Mindanao satellite office, a move that might hamper not just the grassroots sports development program but also the efforts in achieving sustainable peace through sports in the island region.
BANSALAN, Davao del Sur (MindaNews / February 20) – The Ateneo de Davao High ace netter made it sure to put the title retention bid of the Davao City Athletic Association (DCAA) in the regional meet was on a right track before he go back home to attend an once in a lifetime affair.
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/19 Feb) — In a gesture of support to its members who are candidates for the upcoming bar examinations, a confraternity will conduct a shooting competition on February 21-22 at the Police Regional Office-XI shooting range in Camp Catitipan here.
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/18 February) – After conducting several humanitarian causes activities through its foundation, the fastest growing homegrown petroleum company will hold for the first time an open golf tournament for the benefit of the Missionaries of Charity.
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/17 Feb) — It’s over.
The eight member schools of the Davao City-Private School Athletic Association (DC- PRISAA) that allegedly severed ties and attempted to form another group have rejoined the fold, DC-PRISAA officials said over the weekend.
“Our brothers and sisters came back,” DC and Davao Region PRISAA executive director Joaquin Sarabia told sports journalists here.
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/17 Feb) – With generous Japanese backers, the 4th Davao City Baseball Cup pitches off February 20-21 at the University of Mindanao Matina Campus here with a total of 19 elementary and secondary schools vying for glory and honors.
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / February 13) – The staging of the 62nd Philippine Airlines Inter-club Golf tournament here on February 19 to 28 is expected to boost the local economy due to the big number of golfers coming over to take part in the country's most prestigious golfing tournament.
Organizers said at least 2,000 golfers here and abroad have registered for the tournament.
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / February 13) – The former chair of the Philippine Sports Commission is back on the spotlight as his first ever sponsored-event since he returned home comes off the wraps Saturday.
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/29 Jan) — The stage is all set for the "Bike for Hope" Davao which reels off Saturday (Jan. 31) in this city and will culminate in the province of Davao del Norte's capital, Tagum City, covering a total of 101-kilometers.
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/25 January) — Outgoing Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) chair William “Butch” Ramirez, however, may enter the political arena but the decision “depends on Mayor Rodrigo Duterte.”
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / January 23) – Davao City or Misamis Oriental?
This has cropped up after the two areas indicated their interest to host the Mindanao Training Center.
“We want the regional training center to be put up in Davao City but Gov. Oscar Moreno is also interested, “said Jun Abrahan, Davao Oriental provincial sports coordinator who attended the ABAP National boxing congress in Bacolod City.
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/22 Jan) — It is the city government of Davao that would "gain much" from the departure of William "Butch" Ramirez at the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) for he can now focus his energy on Davao sports, local sports leaders said.
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/22 Jan) — For a supposed refined and manor house-bred Swiss banker, Richard Schaefer's pathetic tirades at Manny Pacquiao who rejected an "offer" from the camp of British brawler Ricky Hatton bespeak of his lack of sophistication, to say the least.
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/22 Jan) — The eighth staging of the “Bike for Hope,” a project of Comapañero Rene Cayetano Foundation, will be held in the region on January 31, marking the first staging of the bike for a cause down South.
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/20 Jan) — When Manny Pacquiao fights, the nation virtually comes to a standstill. The streets are emptied. The police blotters are clean. Even rebels of all shades are glued to the nearest TV sets.
Such is the unifying force of Manny that many yearn he fights everyday so that this war-torn and crises-laden country will finally have its long desired peace and tranquility.
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/13 January) – A Davaoeño made it to the Nokia under-16 national pool from which a team will be formed for the Southeast Asian Basketball Association (SEABA) which dangles two slots for the FIBA-Asia 16-Under Tournament.
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/8 Jan) — The new leadership of the Amateur Boxing Association of the Philippines (ABAP) is planning to set up a regional training center in Mindanao, and president Ricky Vargas wants to put it up in this city.
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/8 Jan) — At the moment, there are two groups in the Davao City Private School Athletic Association (DC-PRISAA).
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/7 Jan) — The Philippine consul general in Australia’s Northern Territory today invited city councilors to visit Darwin during the Arafura Games and meet with their counterparts for possible future agreements, including sporting linkages.
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/28 May) – It is known as the “Christmas Capital of Mindanao” because of its grandiose display of the holiday's famous symbols.
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/28 May) –The 20th Guillermo E. Torres Memorial Open Golf Tournament, the longest running golfest in Mindanao, fires off on June 15 at the scenic Apo Golf and Country Club here with all the proceeds going to the scholars of the Mt. Apo Science Foundation.
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/20 May) — Veteran coach Eric Altamirano adjudged some 30 players from this city as the best among those that finished the National Basketball Training Center’s 4-month training program.
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/20 May) — The 3rd Philippine Olympic Festival (POF) Mindanao qualifying gets going Wednesday (May 21) in Tubod, Lanao Del Norte.
Some 1, 000 athletes from various local government units in the island will converge at the Mindanao Civic Center for the opening rites expected to be graced by Philippine Olympic Committee president Jose “Peping” Cojuangco and POF organizing committee chair Robert Aventajado.
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / May 16) – Some 3,500 athletes from 182 barangays in this city are expected to converge here for the Saturday opening of the 2008 Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Summer Sportsfest at the Davao City Recreation Center.
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / May 16) – The number of world rated chess players in the region or those who have FIDE rating is "negligible", James Infiesto of the National Chess Federation of the Philippines (NCFP) Davao Region has said.
MAASIM, Sarangani (MindaNews/15 May) – On Saturday, Sarangani residents will be witness to a grueling race — a 15-kilometer swim across Sarangani Bay, from this town all the way to Glan.
The event is part of the third Sarangani Bay Festival set on May 16-18, according to the Provincial Information Office.
KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/12 May) — North Cotabato's ace boxer, 14-year-old Ramshane Sarguilla, fulfilled his dream of winning his third gold medal in the National Youth Championships following a victory over Bago City's James Palecte during the final day of the weeklong national competition held in Iloilo City last week.
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/10 May) — Upset, they cried and punched the wall.
This was how Erlinda Moralde, mother of promising boxers John Vincent and Engelbert, described her boys’ reaction upon learning that they could not participate in the ongoing Smart-PLDT National Amateur Youth Boxing Championships in Ilo-ilo City.
KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / May 9) – North Cotabato's Braveheart Boys won five of their seven assignments today ensuring themselves of four slots in the final fight for gold.
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / May 10) – Barangay Sasa overcame fatigue to stop Barangay Crossing Bayabas in two straight sets here on late Wednesday afternoon and captured the Inday Sara Women's Volleyball Tournament title.
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/27 April) – A good friend of the slain MindaNews photo editor Gene Boyd Rodriguez Lumawag and his teammate were among the champions in this year’s 4th Gene Boyd Lumawag SMB (Sarap Mag-Badminton) Cup held at the Holiday Gym and Spa Sunday.
PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan (MindaNews/26 April) — Davao Region Athletic Association (DAVRAA) messed up to reach its goal of landing within the top five in the secondary division even as its archers went on target, winning a gold at the close of the 2008 Palarong Pambansa yesterday in this city touted as sports tourism capital in the country.