Raffy T. Uytiepo
Raffy T. Uytiepo
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It’s now or never
by Raffy T. Uytiepo - January 19, 2021 - 12:00am
“It’s Now or Never” is my favorite Elvis song. I never miss singing this Italian classic “O Sole Mio” in my Elvis gigs.
One legged triathlete – part 2
by Raffy T. Uytiepo - August 18, 2020 - 12:00am
Two months after his successful surgical procedure to insert a steel brace on his fractured wrists, Rudy Fernandez was back on the road again.
Beating world-class runners
by Raffy T. Uytiepo - July 28, 2020 - 12:00am
The final year of the PAL Manila International Marathon was held on January 19, 1997.
Homecourt Advantage
by Raffy T. Uytiepo - July 21, 2020 - 12:00am
The host country always enjoy home court advantage, they can also dictate events they believe could deliver the medals or even the overall crown for them.
Top 10 F1 Drivers of all time
by Raffy T. Uytiepo - July 14, 2020 - 12:00am
I’m sure a lot of car enthusiasts including our the Freeman Motoring editor Lord Seno (the lord of the tracks), will disagree with this list.
Tokyo Olympics uncertain?
by Raffy T. Uytiepo - June 2, 2020 - 12:00am
Don’t look now, but there’s a possibility that the postponed 2020 Tokyo Olympics might just be cancelled.
Diay and me
by Raffy T. Uytiepo - May 26, 2020 - 12:00am
In my last column, I wrote how Covid-19 gave me time to tinker on my files and photos.
Hasta La Vista Peque
by Raffy T. Uytiepo - May 12, 2020 - 12:00am
Last Thursday, my cousin June Uytiepo Torrejon Rufino texted that our good friend, veteran movie director Maurice “Peque” Gallaga died in Bacolod City.
by Raffy T. Uytiepo - April 7, 2020 - 12:00am
The Covid-19 pandemic continues to wreck havoc in the sporting world. The latest victim is Wimbledon which was cancelled for the first time since World War II Wimbledon is the oldest Grand Slam event in 75 ye...
Lost Gold
by Raffy T. Uytiepo - March 10, 2020 - 12:00am
My last column had several errors.
And the winner, NcoV
by Raffy T. Uytiepo - February 12, 2020 - 12:00am
The deadly new coronavirus is not only killing a lot of people, especially in China, but also spoiling most sporting events and festivals in Asia.
Sleepless in Jaro
by Raffy T. Uytiepo - February 7, 2020 - 12:00am
Every time I head for Iloilo City, I’m doubly excited as I’ll be visiting Jaro, my green, green grass of home.
New marathon queen
by Raffy T. Uytiepo - December 10, 2019 - 12:00am
Nobody gave Bukidnon native Christine Halasgo a Chinaman’s chance to win the women’s marathon on the 39th SEAG, considering she’s competing with compatriot Mary Joy Tabal, Rio Olympian veteran and...
Fake Prophet
by Raffy T. Uytiepo - November 19, 2019 - 12:00am
For a while, I was in danger of being shot (by a water pistol) or branded a fake prophet, for predicting San Beda as this year’s NCAA champion.
La Salle comes back
by Raffy T. Uytiepo - October 1, 2019 - 12:00am
Just when I was about to give up on De La Salle after absorbing two defeats in games considered in the bag, the Green Archers finally played a good and game as it routed the much-improved UST Growling Tigers in...
Sea Games gold
by Raffy T. Uytiepo - September 24, 2019 - 12:00am
Don’t look now, but pole vaulter EJ Obiena is a sure gold winner in the 2019 Sea Games in New Clark City in Capas, Tarlac.
We did our best
by Raffy T. Uytiepo - September 12, 2019 - 12:00am
After the Gilas Pilipinas came home with a big fat zero win in the still ongoing FIBA World Cup in China, a lot of criticism was hurled to the coaching staff, particularly Yeng Guiao.
NCAA’s Whipping boy
by Raffy T. Uytiepo - September 3, 2019 - 12:00am
Don’t look now but the College of St. Benilde Blazers are no longer the whipping boy and cellar dwellers of the NCAA.
Streets are for vehicles
by Raffy T. Uytiepo - August 22, 2019 - 12:00am
Two Sundays ago, a lot of people were caught in a monstrous jam because of an international triathlon which was again hosted by Cebu.
by Raffy T. Uytiepo - July 23, 2019 - 12:00am
The number one hundred is no stranger to me. Mention one hundred and the 100 meter sprints come to my mind.
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