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“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...

Asian Freestyle Football Championship kicks off in Davao City

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 09 December) – The qualifying round of the  two-day Asian Freestyle Football Championship 2016 kicked off at the SM Lanang...

Siargao girl surfer wins Asian championship

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews / 30 Nov) – After drawing big scores in the series of leagues in Southeast Asia, Siargao girl surfer Nilbie Blancada...

‘Pinoy Aquaman’ first to cross Canigao Channel

CEBU CITY (MindaNews/21 November) -- Endurance swimmer Ingemar “Pinoy Aquaman” Macarine did another first by crossing the 17.1-kilometer stretch of Canigao Channel from Bohol...

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. “For...

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...

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 official...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 Baseball...

‘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...

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...

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...

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...

‘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...

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...

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