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PSC to employ proper sports science to produce world-class athletes

PSC to employ proper sports science to produce world-class athletes

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 14 Sep) – The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) will employ proper “sports science” to support young Filipino talents and produce world-class athletes. “F ...

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All set for 1st Surigao ultra marathon

All set for 1st Surigao ultra marathon

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews / 14 Sep) – All is set for the longest foot race ever in this city, the 1st Surigao City Ultra Marathon Race 2016, slated on September 24-25. Ultra Maratho ...

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PSC: PH needs ‘sports science’ to produce world-class athletes

PSC: PH needs ‘sports science’ to produce world-class athletes

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/14 Sept) – The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) will employ proper “sports science” to support young Filipino talents and produce world-class athletes, an ...

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Pinoy Aquaman ready for English Channel swim

Pinoy Aquaman ready for English Channel swim

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews/16 August) -- Endurance swimmer Ingemar “Pinoy Aquaman” Macarine ended last week his final phase of training for his attempt to cross the English Channel t ...

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Rio silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz gets P2M from Duterte

Rio silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz gets P2M from Duterte

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/12 August)  –Rio Olympics silver medalist weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz of Zamboanga City received an additional P2 million from President Rodrigo Duterte on top ...

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PH officials congratulate Rio silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz

PH officials congratulate Rio silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/08 August) -- Praises have poured for the first Olympic medalist from Mindanao from the country’s officialdom. Hidilyn Diaz, of Zamboanga City, bagged a ...

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Pinoy surfers happy that their sport will be part of Olympics 2020

Pinoy surfers happy that their sport will be part of Olympics 2020

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews / 4 Aug) – Surfing enthusiasts and fanatics in the country are glad on the news that surfing is to be included in the Olympic Games in 2020, saying that lo ...

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Siargao lass bags championship in Indonesian surfing competition

Siargao lass bags championship in Indonesian surfing competition

GENERAL LUNA, Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte (MindaNews/01 August) -- A surfer from this town won the championship in the four-day Quiksilver Padma Challenge which concluded la ...

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AsPac qualifying tourney: Sarangani humbles Indonesia, 21-2

AsPac qualifying tourney: Sarangani humbles Indonesia, 21-2

CLARK, Pampanga (MindaNews/12 July) – Sarangani representing the Philippines won over Indonesia by regulation, 21-2, in its second game at Asia-Pacific Intermediate League Basebal ...

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‘Pinoy Aquaman’ swims from Bohol to Cebu

‘Pinoy Aquaman’ swims from Bohol to Cebu

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews/13 June) -- Endurance swimmer and triathlete Ingemar “Pinoy Aquaman” Macarine did another first in the open water on Sunday by swimming a 16-83-kilometer s ...

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DOT-12 pushes for development of new paragliding site in South Cotabato

DOT-12 pushes for development of new paragliding site in South Cotabato

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/07 March) -- The Department of Tourism in Region 12 is pushing for the development of a newly-opened paragliding fly site along the hilly foothills ...

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5 clubs to join ‘Araw’ tennis tourney next month

5 clubs to join ‘Araw’ tennis tourney next month

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 18 Feb) – Five tennis clubs in Davao City have so far confirmed to battle it out in this year's Araw ng Dabaw Tennis Tournament to be organized by the Phil ...

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UM to build modern sports complex

UM to build modern sports complex

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/05 February) -- The University of Mindanao will finish in two years a modern sports complex complete with facilities that can host national international at ...

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‘Pinoy Aquaman’ to do 14km swim in Bohol Sea on Sunday

‘Pinoy Aquaman’ to do 14km swim in Bohol Sea on Sunday

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews / 28 Jan) – Triathlete-lawyer Ingemar P. Macarine will attempt another first in swimming history on Sunday: swim 14 kilometers in the Bohol Sea this Sunday ...

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8th Kidapawan chess tourney set

8th Kidapawan chess tourney set

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 28 Jan) – Organizers of the 8th Kidapawan Open Chess Championship are expecting around 150 players from all over the Philippines to compete in the two-day ...

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Jonzlibz leads first 2 games of SBC president’s cup

Jonzlibz leads first 2 games of SBC president’s cup

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 28 Jan) – Team Jonzlibz / Diagold Pawnshop led the first two of five games of the Sunday Bowlers Club 2015 President's Cup held at Fairlanes Bowling Lanes ...

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Davao to host Asian football tourney

Davao to host Asian football tourney

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 11 Jan) – A homegrown sports organization is planning to hold the first Asian Freestyle Football Championship in Davao City sometime October to November 20 ...

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Demetillo vs Dapudong in WBF Asia-Pacific superflyweight title bout

Demetillo vs Dapudong in WBF Asia-Pacific superflyweight title bout

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/11 December) -- World Boxing Federation Asia Pacific bantamweight champion Kenny Demecillo will defend his title Saturday against former world champion Edrin ...

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Koronadal ready for Mindanao leg of Batang Pinoy Games

Koronadal ready for Mindanao leg of Batang Pinoy Games

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/22 October) -- It’s all systems go for the Mindanao qualifying leg of the 2015 Philippine Youth Games-Batang Pinoy that will formally open on Saturd ...

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Koronadal makes final preparations for Batang Pinoy Games

Koronadal makes final preparations for Batang Pinoy Games

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews/05 October) -- The city government has stepped up its preparations for the hosting later this month of the Mindanao qualifying leg of the Philippine Yout ...

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Tournament marks rise of rugby popularity in Northern Mindanao

Tournament marks rise of rugby popularity in Northern Mindanao

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 23 Aug) -- Organizers of the upcoming rugby tournament here dubbed “Higalaay Challenge Cup” is confident that this year's event will mark the rise ...

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Pinoy ‘Aquaman’ conquers Chesapeake Bay

Pinoy ‘Aquaman’ conquers Chesapeake Bay

CHICAGO, Illinois (MindaNews / 10 June) – Triathlete-lawyer Ingemar “Pinoy Aquaman” Macarine completed the 8.1-kilometer swim across the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland Tuesday morning ...

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Western Visayas beats NCR in football

Western Visayas beats NCR in football

TAGUM CITY (MindaNews/09 May) -- Booters from Western Visayas  captured on Saturday its first football crown in the secondary division after beating the National Capital Region Sq ...

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NCR maintains top spot in Palaro; NorMin leads Mindanao regions

NCR maintains top spot in Palaro; NorMin leads Mindanao regions

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/08 May) – Traditional powerhouse National Capital Region held on to its commanding lead in the medal count Friday in the Palarong Pambansa in Tagum City, Dav ...

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NCR keeps lead in 58th Palaro

NCR keeps lead in 58th Palaro

TAGUM CITY (MindaNews / 6 May) – The National Capital Region contingent still remains the leader in medal tally in the ongoing 58th Palarong Pambansa while host Davao Region holds ...

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Pacquiao loses to Mayweather

Pacquiao loses to Mayweather

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/03 May) – Filipino boxing champion Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao thought he won the much hyped and much awaited fight against undefeated American welterweight ...

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View Pacquiao vs. Mayweather bout free at Lagao gym

View Pacquiao vs. Mayweather bout free at Lagao gym

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (2 May 2015) – Gensan will have free live viewing of the highly anticipated Pacquiao vs Mayweather fight on May 3 at Lagao gym, City Mayor Ronnel Rivera said. ...

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DurianMan Triathlon slated for Visit Davao Fun Sale 2015

DurianMan Triathlon slated for Visit Davao Fun Sale 2015

DAVAO CITY – As one of the major events for Visit Davao Fun Sale 2015, the Triathlon Association of Davao (TriAD), Department of Tourism-XI and Flanax bring you the Flanax DurianM ...

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De Oro boys, and girls, train hard to be like ‘Pacman’

De Oro boys, and girls, train hard to be like ‘Pacman’

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 30 Apr) – Inside a small construction yard converted into a training camp, 11-year-old Mico Gadot and 40 other youngsters aged 11 to 19 live a lif ...

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Council authorizes Duterte to sign MOU with UP Mindanao for sports complex project

Council authorizes Duterte to sign MOU with UP Mindanao for sports complex project

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/28 April) -- The City Council passed on third reading Tuesday an ordinance authorizing Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte to sign on behalf of the city a memorandum of ...

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US$7,000 up for grabs in 2015 Siargao international women surfing tourney

US$7,000 up for grabs in 2015 Siargao international women surfing tourney

BUTUAN CITY (MindaNews / 22 Apr) – The 8th Women International Surfing competition is expected to be the biggest to date as top seeded international surfers will compete for a tot ...

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Underdog from Surigao wins in Butuan triathlon

Underdog from Surigao wins in Butuan triathlon

BUTUAN CITY (MindaNews/21 April) -- An unheralded triathlete from Surigao City pulled out a come-from-behind victory to dethrone the defending champion of the Mazaua Triathlon com ...

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Construction of sports complex in UP Mindanao campus begins

Construction of sports complex in UP Mindanao campus begins

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/18 April) – The construdction of the first phase of the 20-hectare Davao City Sports Complex at the University of the Philippines Mindanao campus will begin ...

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All systems go for Paragliding World Cup in Sarangani

All systems go for Paragliding World Cup in Sarangani

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 26 March) – It’s all systems go for the first leg of the 2015 Paragliding Accuracy World Cup (PGAWC) that will open on Friday in nearby Maasim tow ...

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DOT-XII steps up preparations for world paragliding cup

DOT-XII steps up preparations for world paragliding cup

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/09 February) -- The Department of Tourism (DOT) in Region 12 has stepped up their preparations for the first leg of the 2015 Paragliding Accuracy Wo ...

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World paragliding tilt chosen as Region 12’s tourism banner event

World paragliding tilt chosen as Region 12’s tourism banner event

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/06 February) -- The Department of Tourism (DOT) has adopted the first leg of the Paragliding Accuracy World Cup (PGAWC) slated next month in Maasim ...

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200 paragliding experts from 15 countries joining Sarangani World Cup

200 paragliding experts from 15 countries joining Sarangani World Cup

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 22 Jan) – Around 200 top paragliding pilots and crew from 15 countries are expected to join the first leg of the 2015 Paragliding Accuracy World C ...

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Tabacon, Kramer win 1st Surigao Duathlon challenge

Tabacon, Kramer win 1st Surigao Duathlon challenge

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews/08 Dec) – Sunday’s inclement weather as typhoon Ruby left Mindanao did not stop at least duathletes from participating in the 1st Surigao Duathlon Challeng ...

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Sarangani bags hosting of 2015 paragliding world cup

Sarangani bags hosting of 2015 paragliding world cup

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 1 Dec) – Sarangani province bagged the right to host one of the legs of the Paragliding Accuracy World Cup (PGAWC) next year, a Department of Tour ...

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4th ‘Padyak para kay Boyd’ set for December 14

4th ‘Padyak para kay Boyd’ set for December 14

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 26 Nov) -– It's all systems go for the 4th Gene Boyd R. Lumawag Cycling Fundraising event -- Padyak Para Kay Boyd Para sa Burn Unit 4 -- on Sunday, Decembe ...

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Palace hails ‘Pacman’ as role model

Palace hails ‘Pacman’ as role model

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews/23 November)-Malacanang lauded boxing icon and Sarangani Rep. Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao for his convincing victory over American Chris Algieri in their fig ...

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Surigao prepares for 1st duathlon challenge

Surigao prepares for 1st duathlon challenge

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews / 18 Nov) – Duathletes in Northern Mindanao are now gearing up for the first ever duathlon event in this city on Dec. 7. It is being co-hosted by Surigao T ...

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Local surfers rule int’l surfing competition in Siargao

Local surfers rule int’l surfing competition in Siargao

CLOUD NINE, General Luna, Siargao Island (MindaNews/29 September) -- Local surfers overcame stiff competition from their foreign counterparts for an all-Filipino finals cast in th ...

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Local surfers lead Siargao International Surfing Cup

Local surfers lead Siargao International Surfing Cup

CLOUD NINE, General Luna, Siargao Island (MindaNews/27 September) -- Locals posted the highest scores in the opening round of the 20th Siargao International Surfing Competition he ...

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Small swells stall int’l surfing competition in Siargao

Small swells stall int’l surfing competition in Siargao

CLOUD 9, General Luna, Siargao Island (MindaNews/25 September) -- Small swells forced organizers of the 20th Siargao International Surfing Competition to delay the contest proper ...

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Local surfers target crown in int’l surfing contest in Siargao

Local surfers target crown in int’l surfing contest in Siargao

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews/24 September) -- Filipino surfers will have their hands full when they ride the waves along with foreign contenders Thursday in the 20th International Surf ...

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SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOW: Brazil mourns

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOW: Brazil mourns

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 9 July) – Had the stadium collapsed, the Brazilian fans who watched the home team lose the semi-final match of the FIFA World Cup to Germany would not ...

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Another first for Surigaonon triathlete-lawyer: swim from Visayas to Mindanao

Another first for Surigaonon triathlete-lawyer: swim from Visayas to Mindanao

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews/20 May) – Will he make it? A triathlete-lawyer will try on Wednesday (May 21) what no other human being had done before: swim from an island in the Visayas ...

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CDO Rugby Football Club to compete in national games

CDO Rugby Football Club to compete in national games

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/05 May) – A newly formed rugby team here is hoping to create ripples when in competes in the Philippine Rugby Football Union 2014 Philippine Nationa ...

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Mindanao dragon boat teams seen to shine

Mindanao dragon boat teams seen to shine

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/03 May)—The newly-formed Mindanao dragon boat teams competing here in the first Mindanao dragon boat festival show a lot of promise, event organizers observe ...

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