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Ilonggo athletes shine in 2017 Palarong Pambansa

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 […]

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

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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DepEd planning to conduct Palarong Pambansa every two years

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DepEd planning to conduct Palarong Pambansa every two years

The Department of Education (DepEd) is planning to hold the annual Palarong Pambansa every two years to provide more time in improving sports facilities and give athletes extra preparations before competing. DepEd Assistant Secretary for Procurement Service, Atty. Revsee Escobedo, announced the plan during the opening program of the 2017 Cagayan Valley Regional Athletic (CAVRAA) […]

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Capiz launches 1st int’l triathlon

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The Capiz Provincial Government has officially launched its hosting of TriAksyon 2017, the first international triathlon event in Western Visayas. Governor Antonio Del Rosario led the launching ceremony held at Baybay Beach in Roxas City on January 27. “This event will promote Capiz as the best sports tourism destination not just in the region but […]

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Medalla to arrive ahead of TriaAksyon launch

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Medalla to arrive ahead of TriaAksyon launch

After an unforgettable and historic feat in 2014 Robben Island Challenge, the first Asian woman to cross the iconic icy waters in the Cape Town suburb of Bloubergstand Betsy Medalla will take another challenge at the Seafood Trip Tourism Capital of the Philippines, here. The Capiznon pride will lead the launching of Capiz International Triathlon […]

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Capiz inks support with ACS

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Capiz inks support with ACS

The Provincial Government of Capiz has struck a partnership with country’s premier-maker of household and personal care products, ACS Manufacturing Corporation as co-presentor the 1st Capiz International Triathlon. Engineer Supetran will be giving financial support for the forthcoming spectacular sports event of the province known as TriAksyon. Capiz Governor Tony A. del Rosario together with […]

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Eagerness to win keeps Vaughn Donayre motivated in upcoming fight

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Eagerness to win keeps Vaughn Donayre motivated in upcoming fight

When Vaughn Donayre directed his career path to ONE Championship nearly three years ago, he was once touted as a promising Filipino talent from the beautiful province of Cebu. However, the luster of his billing as a top-notch prospect slowly faded when a string of setbacks came his way. The 37-year-old Cebu native suffered a […]

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