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Slots for 2019 Ironman 70.3 in Davao fully booked

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 01 Oct) – It only took 15 minutes for all slots for the Ironman 70.3 triathlon race in Davao City scheduled...

Be a sailor first: “My generation will create the change our Mindanao needs”

When 20-year old Dana Dawn Ceniza Uy was in third grade, she saw a MILO Little Olympics banner hanging from the facade of a...

What sport teaches us: “We are peacebuilders, not warriors”

“A proud Bangsamoro.” That’s how Jana Pugoy Isla, 19, describes herself. And sport is the platform she’s chosen to express that pride. Through sports she...

Winning for peace: “We need a new perspective on unity in Mindanao”

Sports first captured Nanii’s imagination when her father let her tag along to his tennis matches. She was still in kindergarten at the time....

Tuna Fest’s dragon boat race draws 8 top teams

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/ 31 August) – Eight top dragon boat teams from parts of Mindanao will see action in the third edition of...

BODY AND SOLE: Go, Gilas

The Philippines’ 80-82 loss to China on Tuesday in the men’s basketball of the Asian Games in Jakarta Palembang, Indonesia was the closest the...

Pacquiao wants a rematch with Mayweather Jr.

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/18 July) – Just two days after scoring a knockout victory in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Senator Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao reiterated his...

Duterte on Pacquiao: “not just a public servant but one of the greatest boxers...

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 15 July) -– Boxing icon and public servant Emmanuel "Manny" Pacquiao won Sunday's "Fight of the Champions" in Kuala Lumpur, with...

Duterte at Pacquiao fight ringside; Mahathir invited

KUALA LUMPUR (MindaNews / 15 July) -- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is among the very important personalities who will be at the ringside when...

PACQUIAO WATCH: Manny in the company of many

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 10 July) – A few months back, I wrote about the three great athletes that broke into the sporting...

BODY AND SOLE: Mind games

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 5 June) – Game 1 of the NBA Finals between Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors could have gone either...

BODY AND SOLE: Faded glory

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 27 May) – In years past when he took the sporting world by storm by defeating boxing greats, including Golden...

BODY AND SOLE: Run for your life

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/30 April) – A multiple fracture in my left shin caused by a road mishap in 1996 forced me to stop playing...

Region 12 targetting 35 golds in 2018 Palaro

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 13 Apr) – The Region 12 or Soccsksargen Regional Athletic Association (SRAA) is targeting to get at least 35...

Japanese diplomat joins Davao triathlon to foster PH-Japan friendship

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 26 March) – A Japanese diplomat joined the Ironman 70.3 triathlon in Davao City for the last time on Sunday,...

Gymnast barred from games for delayed submission of birth certificate

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 21 Feb) – A rhythmic gymnast from Kidapawan City was disqualified to compete in the Soccsksargen Regional Athletic Association (SRAA)...

Senate adopts resolution congratulating Mindanawon boxer Ancajas

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 08 February) --  The Senate on Wednesday adopted Senate Resolution 606  commending and congratulating Mindanawon boxer Jerwin Ancajas for retaining...

Bukidnon plans to build sports complex

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/13 December) – An amount of P250 million from the 2018 funds of Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri has been allotted for the...

“Pinoy Aquaman” finishes 17.83-km Bohol swim

PANGLAO, Bohol (MindaNews/13 November) – Environmental lawyer and marathon swimmer Ingemar "Pinoy Aquaman" Macarine bucked strong currents on Sunday to complete his swim from Pamilacan...

RUNNING: If you want to run New York, do the hills

There is nothing flat in the New York City Marathon route; there is only an eternity of false flats, FIVE bridges that rise and...

Pinoy Aquaman’ to swim from Balicasag Island to Panglao in Bohol

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews / 11 Nov) -- Endurance swimmer and environmental lawyer Ingemar "Pinoy Aquaman" Macarine will endure another record-setting 15-kilometer open water swim...

Brazilian surfer rules in Siargao international surfing cup

CLOUD NINE, General Luna, Siargao Island (MindaNews / 28 Sept) – With less than a point lead against his tough opponent, Raoni Monteiro of...

Foreign surfers boot out 2 Filipino ex-champs

CLOUD NINE, General Luna, Siargao Island (MindaNews / 27 Sept) – Two former Filipino surfing champions fell short in their bid in the 23rd...

2 Pinoy surfers remain unbeaten in Siargao int’l surfing tilt

CLOUD NINE, General Luna, Siargao Island (MindaNews/26 September) -- Two of the country’s surfing stars on Tuesday continued to shine in the 23rd edition of the Siargao International...

Champ from Siargao, other Pinoy surfers fall in int’l surfing tilt

GENERAL LUNA, Surigao del Norte (MindaNews/25 September) -- Dismay greeted local spectators when a strong hometown bet failed to advance against foreign competitors in the 23rd...

Filipino surfers draw first blood in 2017 Siargao International Surfing Cup

CLOUD NINE, General Luna, Siargao Island (MindaNews) – Filipino surfers vying for the 23rd Siargao International Surfing Cup have drawn first blood in the...

Injured surfer wins 19th Siargao Surfing Cup

GENERAL LUNA, Siargao Island (MindaNews/22 September) -- A homegrown talent bucked an injury in his lower back to reign supreme in the 19th Siargao Surfing Cup Thursday. “I’m really...

1st Tandag Triathlon champ collapses at finish line

TANDAG CITY (MindaNews / 19 Sept) – The overall champion in last Sunday’s 1st Tandag Triathlon competition collapsed just as he crossed the finish...

Bad weather bars ‘Pinoy Aquaman’ from crossing English Channel

LONDON, United Kingdom (MindaNews/18 August) -- For the second time around, environmental lawyer and marathon swimmer Ingemar “Pinoy Aquaman” Macarine will return to the Philippines empty-handed this weekend after...

Pinoy Aquaman’s English Channel swim stopped due to weather changes

DOVER, United Kingdom (MindaNews / 13 August) -- Environmental lawyer and endurance swimmer Ingemar “Pinoy Aquaman” Macarine was pulled out of the waters early...

Pinoy Aquaman to swim English Channel on Sunday

DOVER, United Kingdom (MindaNews/11 August) -- Environmental lawyer and endurance swimmer Ingemar "Pinoy Aquaman" Macarine will test his swimming prowess when he attempts to cross the English...

Pinoy Aquaman to leave for UK to prepare for English Channel swim

MANILA (MindaNews / 26 July) – Endurance swimmer Ingemar “Pinoy Aquaman” Macarine is ready to set a record by crossing the 21-mile (33.8km) English...

Pinoy Aquaman makes splash anew in Cebu-Bohol swim

CABILAO ISLAND, Loon, Bohol (MindaNews / 17 July) – In preparation for his biggest swim in the English Channel next month, endurance swimmer and...

Pacquiao makes weight easily, Horn a pound heavier

BRISBANE, Australia (MindaNews / 01 July) -- Defending World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao breezed past the weighing scale on his first...

Roach explains why Pacquiao KOs have not been coming

BRISBANE, Australia (MindaNews / 29 June) – Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach’s squirm was barely noticeable after fellow trainer Glenn Rushton boldly predicted...

Pacquiao fights to entertain, Horn to raise his hands

BRISBANE, Australia (MindaNews / 28 June) – Philippine boxing icon Manny Pacquiao declined to predict the outcome of his championship fight but promised to...

Finish line

Female runner receives medal signifying completion of the 21-km Freedom Run in Cagayan de Oro City on 11 June 2017. MindaNews photo by GG...

For peace in Mindanao, ‘Pinoy Aquaman’ to swim from Camiguin to Balingoan

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews / 03 June) -- After surviving the icy-cold waters in New York, United States last month,  triathlete and environmental lawyer Ingemar...

Surigao hosts 4th Mindanao Dragon Boat Race

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews/19 May) -- The city government through its Tourism Office is all set for the 4th Mindanao Dragon Boat Race, a paddle for peace contest,...

Pinoy Aquaman to do marathon swim in icy cold waters in New York

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews / 14 May) --  Endurance swimmer and environmental lawyer Ingemar “Pinoy Aquaman” Macarine will be gunning a 10-kilometer swim in the...

Aussie surfer retains crown in 9th Siargao Int’l Women’s Surfing Cup

CLOUD NINE, General Luna, Siargao Island (MindaNews / 07 May) -- Australian surfer Philippa Anderson reigned supreme in the World Surf League (WSL) sanctioned...

World’s best women surfers battle for Siargao Cup

GENERAL LUNA, Siargao Island -- It’s a battle royale among the world’s best woman surfers here in the country’s surfing capital when the Siargao International Women’s Surfing...

Pinoy Aquaman swims from Dumaguete to Siquijor

SAN JUAN, Siquijor (MindaNews/20 April) -- Endurance swimmer and environmental lawyer Ingemar “Pinoy Aquaman” Macarine did another first in his Dumaguete City to Siquijor...

Pinoy Aquaman to swim from Dumaguete to Siquijor

DUMAGUETE CITY (MindaNews / 18 April) – Triathlete and environmental lawyer Ingemar “Pinoy Aquaman” Macarine will endure a record-setting 22-kilometer open water swim across...

 Siargao hosts world’s surfing queens in May  

GENERAL LUNA, Siargao Island (MindaNews/10 April) -- The country's surfing capital will host the Siargao International Women’s Surfing Cup Qualifying Series 1,000, the much...

DAVRAA Meet 2017

Some 6,000 young athletes and officials gathered at the Mati Sports Complex in Davao Oriental on Sunday, March 19 for the opening of the Davao...

Alab Pilipinas wins vs Long Lions

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/20 March) --  Alab Pilipinas finally conquered top-seed Hong Kong Eastern Long Lions in a thrilling final meeting for the ASEAN Basketball...

‘Pinoy Aquaman’ cancels Camiguin-MisOr swim due to ‘Auring’

MAMBAJAO, Camiguin (MindaNews/08 January) -- Triathlete and environmental lawyer Ingemar “Pinoy Aquaman” Macarine has canceled his record-setting 24-kilometer open water swim with a two-way...

Pinoy Aquaman aims 2-way Camiguin-Misamis swim

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews / 4 Jan) – Triathlete and environmental lawyer Ingemar “Pinoy Aquaman” Macarine will endure a record-setting 24-kilometer open water swim with...

Filipino-Norwegian wins Asian Freestyle Football title

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 11 December) -- Filipino-Norwegian Phillip Warren Gertsson captured his second freestyle football crown during the 4th edition of the Asian Freestyle...

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