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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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. Macarine’s sheer guts...
Players fight for the ball in the championship match on Saturday of the secondary football game between National Capital Region and Western Visayas Region during the Palarong Pambansa in Tagum City, Davao del Norte. Western Visayas Region captured its first ever crown in secondary football after a shootout. MindaNews photo by Keith Bacongco

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...

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...
An athlete lands on the sand during the opening game of the long jump at the Palarong Pambansa in Tagum City, Davao del Norte on Sunday, May3. Mindanews Photo by Keith Bacongco

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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)...
Paragliding in Saragani province. Photo courtesy of Cocoy Sexcion / SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE

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...

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