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BODY AND SOLE: Leylah Fernandez: Giant slayer

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 10 September) – I was a fan of Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka – until Leylah Fernandez of Canada beat...

Floral floats welcome Diaz, Marcial in Zambo homecoming

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews / 1 Sep) – With Air Force personnel on board two floats adorned with fresh flowers on their sides, a barbell...

Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz to Pacquiao: “you’re still a legend”

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 22 August) – The country’s first Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz on Sunday thanked world boxing icon Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao...

Paalam brings home silver to cap PH’s best Olympic performance ever

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 07 August) – Filipino boxer Carlo Paalam settled for the silver medal after losing to British fighter Galal Yafai in...

Paalam victory brings jubilation to kin, fans in Cagayan de Oro

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 5 Aug) – Jubilation rang out inside the small house in Pasil, Barangay Kauswagan here when the judges...

With Marcial’s bronze, Zamboanga City now has 2 treasures in sports

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews / 5 Aug) – Flooded with congratulatory greetings as the only city in the Philippines to have produced two Olympic Medals...

Paalam wins vs Japanese hometown bet

MARAMAG, Bukidnon (MindaNews / 5 Aug) – Carlo Paalam won via unanimous decision Thursday against hometown bet Ryomei Tanaka at the Tokyo Olympics. Paalam’s victory...

Nesthy Petecio loses to Japanese opponent, takes silver at Tokyo Olympics

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 03 August) – Filipina boxer Nesthy Petecio appeared to be the aggressor and landed cleaner shots, but the judges saw...

Pinoy boxer Carlo Paalam defeats Olympic champ, bags 4th medal for PH

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 03 August) – Filipino boxer Carlo Paalam ousted Olympic champion Shakhobidin Zoirov in their flyweight quarterfinal bout on Tuesday and...

Mindanawon athletes shine in Tokyo Olympics; PH now assured of at least 3 medals

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 01 August) – As of Sunday (Aug. 1), the Philippines is assured of at least three medals at the ongoing...

Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz’ other role: Food Ambassador of ZamPen

ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews / 01 August) – Hidilyn Diaz of Barangay Mampang is not only a weightlifting icon and Tokyo 2020 gold medalist,  in...

Siargao surfers extend winning streaks in World Surfing Games

GENERAL LUNA, Siargao Island (MindaNews / 03 June) – The road to the Tokyo Olympics is getting closer for two surfers from this surfing...

Game-fishing competition in Misamis Oriental kicks off

SUGBONGCOGON, Misamis Oriental (MindaNews / 21 May) – Anglers from different parts of the country are now vying for the First Big Catch Game...

Youth football standout from Surigao del Sur gets US scholarship

Samuel Reuben Wilhelm Chavez from Surigao del Sur, a standout in Philippine youth football, has received a scholarship to Judson University, in Elgin, Illinois...

LAWAS UG LAPA-LAPA: Panaghoy sa Kalatungan

PANGANTUKAN, Bukidnon (MindaNews / Marso 8) – Nasaka na nako ang Mount Kitanglad (2,899 masl) ug Mount Dulang-dulang (2,938 masl), duha sa pinakataas nga...

‘Pinoy Aquaman’ to set record in Sibugay Bay swim

TUBIGON, Bohol (MindaNews / 22 Feb) -- After a 27-month hiatus, environmental-lawyer and long distance swimmer Ingemar “Pinoy Aquaman” Macarine is back in the...

President Duterte wants to try surfing in Siargao, says SEA Games gold medalist

GENERAL LUNA, Siargao (MindaNews / 11 Dec) – Southeast Asian Games surfing gold medalist Nilbie Blancada said President Rodrigo R. Duterte wants to try surfing...

CSC welcomes proposed bill to grant Civil Service eligibility to SEAGames medalists and coaches

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 4 December) – The Civil Service Commission (CSC) is supporting a proposed bill to grant Civil Service eligibility to medalists...

Davao del Sur’s Petecio is AIBA Women’s World Boxing champ

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 14 October) – The new champion in the AIBA Women’s World Boxing featherweight division is a Mindanawon from Sta. Cruz...

Filipino surfer captures international surfing title

CLOUD NINE, GENERAL LUNA, Siargao Island (MindaNews / 9 Oct) – It was a neck-to-neck battle between Hawaii and the Philippines in the final...

Filipino surfer takes revenge at Cloud Nine

CLOUD NINE, GENERAL LUNA, Siargao Island (MindaNews / 8 Oct) – It’s a total vengeance for the home-grown surfer John Mark “Marama” Tokong after...

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...

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