Raffy Uytiepo
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Those were the days
by Raffy Uytiepo - May 19, 2020 - 12:00am
Having experienced being lockdowned for almost two months, I know now what life is like inside the jail.
More NBA greats
by Raffy Uytiepo - May 5, 2020 - 12:00am
The Freeman Sports surveyed Sports personalities on their choices of the greatest NBA players of all time. Well, here’s some more of the hoop legends that should be included in the list.
Next woman GM
by Raffy Uytiepo - April 28, 2020 - 12:00am
Don’t look now but the next Filipino Chess Woman Grandmaster could be 17-year old teenage sensation Kylen Joy Mordido. The Dasmarinas, Cavite Woman Internationmal Master, clinched her second WGM norm in the...
Second inactive
by Raffy Uytiepo - April 21, 2020 - 12:00am
The World Health Organization is arguably the most-talked about agency in the Covid-19 pandemic.
44Th World Chess Olympiad
by Raffy Uytiepo - April 14, 2020 - 12:00am
The National Chess Federation announced that GM Darwin Laylo has replaced US-based Filipino grandmaster Julio Catalino Sadorra for the national team that will compete in the 44th World Chess Olympiad in Moscow, Russia....
Sayonara Olympics
by Raffy Uytiepo - March 31, 2020 - 12:00am
In my previous column I wrote that there’s a big possibility the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be postponed due to the threat of the coronavirus pandemic which is creating havoc globally.
NBA starts not spared
by Raffy Uytiepo - March 24, 2020 - 12:00am
As I write this column, about 13 players were confirmed to have contacted the deadly virus.
Rousing Start
by Raffy Uytiepo - December 3, 2019 - 12:00am
After being branded as a disorganized host of this year’s Games a week before the start of hostilities, the Philippines is off to a good start.
We could be champs
by Raffy Uytiepo - November 12, 2019 - 12:00am
When we hosted the 1991 SEA Games, the newly-formed Philippine Sports Commission instructed the different National Sports Association to come up with monitoring teams.
UAAP Final Four
by Raffy Uytiepo - October 29, 2019 - 12:00am
When the smoke cleared in the battle for the UAAP season 82 Final Four, the De La Salle Green Archers missed the last bus after a heartbreaking loss to the University of the Philippine Fighting Maroons last Sun...
Gold in 2020?
by Raffy Uytiepo - October 22, 2019 - 12:00am
The Philippines first joined the Olympics in Paris in 1924, sending a lone entry, David Nepomuceno.
Sub 2-Hour
by Raffy Uytiepo - October 15, 2019 - 12:00am
Last year I wrote in my column if it was possible for a runner to break 2 hours in a marathon.
12 Strong
by Raffy Uytiepo - October 8, 2019 - 12:00am
A lot of critics or call them prophets of doom believe winning 12 gold medals in the upcoming SEA Games is just too ambitious.
by Raffy Uytiepo - August 27, 2019 - 12:00am
On February 26, 2006, I joined forces with race director Ron De Los Reyes to stage the Philippine Marathon for the Pasig River.
Hound Dog
by Raffy Uytiepo - July 30, 2019 - 12:00am
“Hound Dog” is arguably one of greatest hits of Elvis Presley in 1956 that sold 10 million.
The Greek Freak
by Raffy Uytiepo - April 26, 2019 - 12:00am
Giannis Antetekounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks, an MVP candidate in this year’s NBA season played for the Greek national team in the FIBA World Cup held in Seville, Spain in 2014.
Fil-Am Track Team
by Raffy Uytiepo - April 2, 2019 - 12:00am
Don’t look now but the 2019 SEA Games which we are hosting is just around the corner and are our athletes ready?.
Iloilo odyssey
by Raffy Uytiepo - February 14, 2019 - 12:00am
If you miss my column last week, well I was so busy with my Iloilo and Bacolod Odyssey.
Killer sidewalk
by Raffy Uytiepo - January 8, 2019 - 12:00am
A day after Christmas and while I was getting ready for my trip to Manila the following day, I slipped on the sidewalk beside the ongoing underpass construction near the Super Metro Gaisano in Mambaling District....
Ethiopians to dethrone the Kenyans
by Raffy Uytiepo - November 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Ethiopia’s Abebe Bikila made waves when he ruled the marathon in the Rome Olympics in 1960 and he did it while running barefooted.
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