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Three young Ilonggos to take part in Asian Football League

Three young Ilonggos to take part in Asian Football League

Three Ilonggo football players completed the set of Under 15 Philippine Football Team that will participate in the upcoming Asian Football League at Bangkok, Thailand next month. James Carl Tuazon and RJ Vincent Jarandillo, both from Barotac Nuevo, and Yuki Ferrer of Janiuay were qualified after a series of tryouts conducted by the the Philippine […]

Ilonggo fans exchange opinions on Facebook over NBA Game 4 result

Ilonggo fans expressed their support and disappointments over the two opposing teams, Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors in the recently concluded NBA Finals Game 4. Through Facebook, some Ilonggo fans sent their support and consolation to Warriors after being denied by the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers to snatch the NBA Finals Championship, 137-116. Meanwhile, […]

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Cavs still alive, beat Warriors in Game 4

Cleveland Cavaliers victor the 2017 NBA finals’ Game 4 after earning a 21-point lead win against rival Golden State Warriors at Quicken Loans Arena, in Cleveland, Ohio. Cavaliers were able to prevent history by giving Warriors their first loss in the postseason, 137-116. Warriors had a chance to be the first team to finish the […]

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Iloilo launches 1st Developmental League

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Iloilo launches 1st Developmental League

In search for new talents in priority sports, the provincial government launches the 1st Developmental League Program, which will provide meaningful sports and physical fitness activities to the youth whole-year round. “For the first time, this is the sports program Iloilo created that has direction,” said Dr. Raymundo Lapating, executive director of the Center for Sports […]

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Ilonggo beauty queen gets gold in San Diego International Open Jiu – Jitsu Championship

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Ilonggo beauty queen gets gold in San Diego International Open Jiu – Jitsu Championship

Former Miss Iloilo Dinagyang Kimberly Anne “Armbar Queen” Custodio continues her quests for golds and belts as she once again turned heads, tore muscles and broke bones in the recent 2017 San Diego International Open IBJJF JIU – JITSU Championship where she won gold. Twenty-nine-year-old Custodio who settled for a silver last year fought two […]

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Ilonggo athletes shine in 2017 Palarong Pambansa

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Student-athletes from Western Visayas bagged a total of 38 gold, 29 silver and 40 bronze medals in the 60th edition of the Palarong Pambansa. The host region finished third place in the final and official medal tally of the biggest sporting event in the country, which ran from April 23 to 29 in the province […]

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WV ranks 2nd in Palaro medal tally

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WV ranks 2nd in Palaro medal tally

Host region Western Visayas earned four gold, two silver and three bronze medals on the first day of the 2017 Palarong Pambansa. WV, as of 10 a.m., April 25, ranked second. Iloilo’s James Lozañes is the region’s first gold medal winner. The National Capital Region is leading the medal tally with 19 gold, 14 silver […]

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Ilonggo athlete wins WV’s first gold in Palaro

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Ilonggo athlete wins WV’s first gold in Palaro

An Ilonggo athlete gave Western Visayas its first gold medal in the 2017 Palarong Pambansa, which is currently being held in the province of Antique. James Lozañes of Carles, Iloilo won the secondary boys’ javelin throw at 59.46 meters on the first day of the 60th edition of the country’s biggest national sporting event. The […]

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Palarong Pambansa 2017 kicks off in Antique

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Palarong Pambansa 2017 kicks off in Antique

Thousands of student-athletes from 18 regions gathered at the Binirayan Sports Complex in San Jose, Antique on Sunday, April 23, for the opening ceremonies of the 2017 Palarong Pambansa. No less than President Rodrigo Duterte officially declared the 60th edition of the biggest national sporting event in the country open. A total of 925 gold […]

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Antique, DepEd sign MOA for 2017 Palarong Pambansa

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Antique, DepEd sign MOA for 2017 Palarong Pambansa

The Department of Education (DepEd) and the province of Antique on Thursday signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) for the 2017 Palarong Pambansa. The agreement was represented by Education Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones on behalf of DepEd and Governor Rhodora Cadiao for the province of Antique. The DepEd is mandated to promote physical education and encourage […]

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