CABUYAO CITY, Laguna With 10 days to go before the grand opening of the Palarong Pambansa 2014 hosted by the province, Laguna Governor Jeorge ER Ejercito Estregan assured that its all systems go the sporting events highlighted by sports stars and athletic icons for the games opening on May 4.
DAVAO CITY Former Luzproba champion and be-medaled amateur boxer Jerwin The Pretty Boy Ancajas of Davao City will face Petchwanchia Sor Visetkit of Bangkok, Thailand for the vacant International Boxing Federation (IBF) Pan Pacific bantamweight title on May 3 at the USEP Gym here.
BAYOMBONG, NUEVA VIZCAYA Indonesian cyclist Patria Basra topped the third leg of the Le Tour De Filipinas international cycling competition, which culminated at the provincial capitol grounds here at noon Wednesday.
MANILA Two teams of young, aspiring football players from Basilan will compete in the 3rd Football for Peace Festival on April 26 at Bonifacio Naval Station Football Ground, Naval Station Jose Francisco, Taguig City.
DAVAO CITY The month-long 2014 Davao City Summer Sports for Peace Festival will formally kick-off on May 1 at 4:00 p.m. at Peoples Park, this city with City Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte leading the opening ceremony together with City Administrator J. Melchor V. Quitain, Sports Development Division OIC Butch Ramirez and City Tourism Officer Lisette Marquez.
LINGAYEN, Pangasinan The late Rodolfo Tan Cardoso of Alaminos City was the first Filipino to bag a Chess International Master (IM) norm in 1957, and the province has finally succeeded in producing an heir to his throne after a long wait of 57 years.
MANILA In terms of support being given by the United States to the Philippines, especially on the issue on the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea), Malacanang on Wednesday said it is satisfied with what has been offered by the US.
MANILA Sen. Nancy Binay urged the Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday to tap the barangay (village) officials in tracking down the passengers of a plane flight from the Middle East who might have been exposed to the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus (MERS-CoV).