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Grandson of Iloilo village chief wins gold in US Jui-Jitsu tilt

Grandson of Iloilo village chief wins gold in US Jui-Jitsu tilt

NEW YORK CITY — Ray G. Rico, chief of Phhc 22 Mandurriao, Iloilo City in the Philippines admitted he was teary-eyed upon his recent release from hospital not because he was treated for kidney infection and diabetes during confinement. “It was tears of joy,” Rico sighed. “My ailment had nothing to do with my tears.” […]

Ilongga and group capture silver in World Taekwondo

Another Ilongga recently brought home honors after her group won 2nd place in the 2016 World Taekwondo Hanmadang held last August 2 to 6, 2016 at Kukkiwon Headquarters Gangnam Seoul South Korea. A native of Iloilo City, Flora Navales of A. Diasnes Taekwondo Gym took an important role in a 9-member Philippine team which won […]

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Miss Dinagyang 2004 Wins in World Jui-Jitsu Tilt

Unknown to many, an Ilongga beauty bagged a silver medal in the World Jui-Jitsu Federation World Championship held in Long Beach, California recently. Miss Iloilo Dinagyang 2004, Kimberly Custodio, gained the moniker “Armbar Queen” from her teammates since 90 percent of her victories were finished with an arm bar submission. Kimberly, who is a native […]

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Olympic aspirant breaks own record

A three-time Palarong Pambansa qualifier, Celine Ann Delotavo, broke her own record during the Western Visayas Regional Athletic Association (WVRAA) meet in the province of Iloilo recently. Delotavo of St. Mary’s Academy in Capiz set new record after posting a time of 1:04.41, faster by 19 nanoseconds compared to her previous record in 100m Freestyle, […]

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2016 WVRAA meet ‘very successful’

The staging of this year’s Western Visayas Regional Athletics Association (WVRAA) meet in the province of Iloilo was “very successful”, according to Dr. Myrna Castillo, Department of Education (DepEd-Iloilo) superintendent. In an interview with Iloilo Metropolitan Times, Castillo thanked all the people and groups who exerted efforts to make the recently-concluded sports meet a success. […]

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Iloilo all set for 2016 WVRAA meet

The province of Iloilo is all set to host the 2016 Western Visayas Regional Athletic Association (WVRAA) meet, according to the Department of Education (DepEd-Division of Iloilo) Superintendent Dr. Myrna Castillo. Castillo, in a media interview, said it’s all systems go for the regional athletic meet, which will kick off tomorrow, February 7. “We are […]

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Jaworski, open to coach Gilas Pilipinas

Basketball legend Robert Jaworski is positive in the idea of taking over the Gilas Pilipinas as the team’s coach. Jaworski said it is “not a bad idea” in the wake of basketball leaders’ decision to reboot the program following a depressing finish in the Asian Games. Jaworski expressed his interest in handling the national team […]

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Ravena’s last second lay-up secures victory

Stealing a show with 1.3 seconds left, Kiefer Ravena hit the game-winning basket with to lift PCWorx to a 98-96 victory over the Allen Iverson-coached Gawad Kalinga-Ball up Streetball All-Stars as they made a thrilling finish to the ‘All In’ basketball charity game at the Mall of Asia Arena. The reigning UAAP 77 MVP and […]

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ICSSC 2014 considers sports as ‘a way of life’

With the theme “Sports is a Way of Life”, the Iloilo City Schools Sports Council (CSSC) 2014 meet formally opened the with a brief opening program held at the Iloilo Sports Complex (ISC). A foot parade around the track oval participated in by athletic contingents from various elementary and secondary schools throughout Iloilo City preceded […]

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ADMU Blue Eagles take home UNIGAMES 2014 crown

Blue prevails over Green! Putting an exclamation point in men’s basketball finals with a great run in the remaining minutes of the ball game, the Ateneo De Manila University Blue Eagles dominated the hard-court as they bagged this year’s championship title after whipping the De La Salle University- College of Saint Benilde Blazers, 60-55 in […]

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