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Happy days over
by Raffy Uytiepo - May 23, 2023 - 12:00am
In my previous columns, I wrote on the scheming and manipulating ways of hosts countries in the Southeast Asian Games.
Black is beautiful
by Raffy Uytiepo - May 16, 2023 - 12:00am
Segregation was a set of laws that forced people of different races to live separately. 
2023 Sea Games marathon
by Raffy Uytiepo - May 9, 2023 - 12:00am
The Philippines has always been a power in the SEA Games Marathon but sad to say, not anymore. 
London marathon
by Raffy Uytiepo - May 2, 2023 - 12:00am
Kelvin Kiptum of Kenya surged after the 30-kilometer mark to break this year’s London Marathon open, in 2:01:25. 
Boston Eludes Eliud
by Raffy Uytiepo - April 25, 2023 - 12:00am
Reigning marathon world record holder Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya was the heavy favorite to clinch his fifth major marathon win the 127th Boston Marathon, but defending champion Evans  Chebet  34, also of Kenya,...
Athletic musicians
by Raffy Uytiepo - April 18, 2023 - 12:00am
In a previous column I wrote about running athletes.  Now, here’s athletic musicians
Bisdak runners
by Raffy Uytiepo - April 11, 2023 - 12:00am
The Kenyans are undoubtedly the best runners in the world, just look at the results of the prestigious marathons and it’s more likely that they occupy the first five places if not  the top ten. ...
Ethiopian runner misses world record
by Raffy Uytiepo - April 4, 2023 - 12:00am
Don’t look now but, Ethiopian runner Yomif Kejelcha almost  broke the 5K world record but came in short by one second. 
Free throws
by Raffy Uytiepo - March 28, 2023 - 12:00am
A free throw could make or break a close game, but even the best three pointers could miss from the charity stripe and there’s even nobody to bother the shot.
Deaths in sports
by Raffy Uytiepo - March 21, 2023 - 12:00am
Some sports are more obviously dangerous than others, boxing, auto racing and football to name just three.
Gansu ultramarathon disaster
by Raffy Uytiepo - March 14, 2023 - 12:00am
On May 23,2021, 21 professional runners died from hypothermia out of 172 participants in a government- sponsored 100km trail running held in Yellow River Stone forest in Jinghai County, Gansen, China.
Home cooking
by Raffy Uytiepo - March 7, 2023 - 12:00am
It’s common knowledge that the host country in a tournament not only enjoy homecourt advatage but it could stack the deck on their favor, defeating the purpose of the games. 
Barefoot runners
by Raffy Uytiepo - February 28, 2023 - 12:00am
Rhea Bullus, an 11 year old student at Salvation  Elementary School Barangay  Cabalic,  Balasan, Iloilo City, made waves recently when she won 3 gold medals in the Iloilo Sports Council Meet.
Marathon deaths
by Raffy Uytiepo - February 21, 2023 - 12:00am
In my last column, I wrote on the hazards  and deaths in a marathon.
Run in Peril (rip) SPORTS EYE
by Raffy Uytiepo - February 14, 2023 - 12:00am
The running community was shocked the other week when news  screaming the death of a runner in the 7-Eleven 2023 Marathon, hit the headlines. 
Celtics choke
by Raffy Uytiepo - January 31, 2023 - 12:00am
Even the best players in the NBA succumb to pressure, such was the case of Jaylen Brown who missed two free throws with 7.6 seconds to go in overtime that would  have given the Boston Celtics the lead and probably...
Houston  Marathon
by Raffy Uytiepo - January 24, 2023 - 12:00am
Two of the fastest races in the United States are the Houston Marathon and Half Marathon that were held on the same day.
Philippine to compete in Kazakhstan
by Raffy Uytiepo - January 17, 2023 - 12:00am
The Philippine athletics contingent, headed by world No.3 pole-vaulter E.J Obiena, will compete in the 10th Asian Indoor Athletics Championship set February 10-12  in Nur Sultan, Kazakhstan.
Celtics back on track
by Raffy Uytiepo - January 3, 2023 - 12:00am
After three consecutive home losses, I was starting to doubt the Boston Celtics winning this season’s NBA crown. 
Can’t win ‘em all
by Raffy Uytiepo - December 27, 2022 - 12:00am
Win some, lose some, you just can’t win 'em all. 
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