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Split decision: Pacquiao defeats Thurman

    DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/21 July) – Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao won via a split decision in his fight Sunday (Manila time) against erstwhile undefeated...

Mindanawon boxer wins in Pacquiao-Thurman prelim fight

A Mindanawon boxer eked out a technical knockout in the fourth round of a flyweight bout in Las Vegas on Sunday (Manila Time). Genisis Libranza,...

PACQUIAO WATCH: Thurman is hittable, beatable

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 02 June) -- Watching few videos of Keith Thurman fights makes you agree he packs a wallop.  His unbeaten record...

Long jump champ from R-12 to get house and lot

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/29 May) – Region 12’s long jump ace Hazel Domocum only wanted to renovate their modest home in Barangay Rang-ay in...

Region 12 lands 4th in Palarong Pambansa; overall Mindanao haul: 74 Gold, 116 Silver,...

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 05 May) – Mindanao’s Region 12 – also referred to as Soccsksargen – landed fourth overall among the country's 17...

SPORTS TALK: A glorious way to end an illustrious coaching stint

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 05 May) -- It was indeed a glorious farewell appearance for coach Domingo Subo, who is touted as a 'legendary' football coach from Barotac Nuevo, after capturing his 5th championship trophy in 11 appearances in Palarong Pambansa.

DepEd-12 to give P3-M incentive for winning athletes

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/03 May) – The Department of Education (DepEd) in Region 12 has allotted some P3 million as incentive for winning athletes...

BARMM football team targets bronze

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/03 May) - Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) will play for bronze in the elementary boys football competition of the...

Palarong Pambansa: Medal Tally as of 6:26:18 p.m., May 2, 2019

Medal tally for Mindanao's six regions highlighted in yellow

Palarong Pambansa: medal tally as of 11:23:24 a.m., May 2, 2019

Medal tally of Mindanao's six regions highlighted in yellow  

Newly opened Davao sports complex littered with trash after Palaro opening

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 29 Apr) – Several plastic bottles and other wastes were left on the bleachers of the newly-opened football stadium of...

Duterte vows to continue support for sports programs

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 28 April) – President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday assured the country’s young athletes of government’s continued support to the sports programs to help them hone their potentials.

Palarong Pambansa 2019 opens Sunday in Davao City amid tight security

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 27 April) -- Organizers of the 62nd Palarong Pambansa (National Games) assured delegates from the country’s 17 regions of their security during the week-long multi-sport event, which will open on Sunday

Heavy security readied for Palaro in Davao

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/22 April) – At least 3,866 military and police personnel will be deployed during the 62nd Palarong Pambansa (National Games), the country’s...

BODY AND SOLE: Fun on slopes

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/14 March) – It was my first full marathon – the 2nd Davao International Marathon on March 10 – and it gave me both uncertainty and excitement.

P3.5-B sports center to rise in Sarangani, Pacquiao says

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/5 March) – President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the construction of a state-of-the-art sports center, with indoor training facilities, in nearby...

12 y.o. DAVRAA athlete dies of pneumonia

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 31 Jan) – A 12-year-old volleyball player competing in the ongoing Davao Regional Athletic Association (DAVRAA) died at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday...

Pacquiao retains WBA crown via unanimous decision

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 20 January) – Eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao retained his WBA World welterweight title via a unanimous decision win over American...

PACQUIAO WATCH: A step closer

Deep within him, Sen. Manny Pacquiao knows his time is almost done or even past due. At age 40, everything physical about him 10 or...

PSC official says Davao ready to host BIMP-EAGA Games in 2020

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 14 January) – It’s high time for Davao City to host the Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area...

Datu Salumay Invitational Trail Run: It’s called DaSal for a reason


Text and photos by Bobby Timonera  MARILOG, Davao City (MindaNews / 17 Nov) – “Victory favors the prepared.” I read these words emblazoned at the back...

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...

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