Raffy Uytiepo
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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.
Hasta la vista Arturo
by Raffy Uytiepo - October 30, 2018 - 12:00am
While I was in Manila, I was informed by former Runner of the Year Awardee in 1986 Minda Berro that my ward Arturo Angel succumbed to complications from diabetes.
On target
by Raffy Uytiepo - September 25, 2018 - 12:00am
In a previous column, I wrote about the possibility of breaking two hours in the marathon.
Bacolod Boxing Council
by Raffy Uytiepo - September 18, 2018 - 12:00am
I’m sure you’re familiar with the World Boxing Council (WBC), but have you heard of the Bacolod Boxing Council? Well, not just yet, it’s still in the planning stage.
Asiad gold
by Raffy Uytiepo - August 28, 2018 - 12:00am
In my last column, I mentioned that weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz was our best bet for a gold medal in the ongoing Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Asian gold
by Raffy Uytiepo - August 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Don’t look now but the 18th Asian Games is just around the corner and the Philippines is aiming to improve its shameful finish in the 2014 Incheon Games.
Lebron the Messiah?
by Raffy Uytiepo - August 9, 2018 - 12:00am
Is LeBron James, the Messiah, a savior the Los Angeles Lakers have been waiting for all these years?
No marathon heir
by Raffy Uytiepo - July 3, 2018 - 12:00am
Looks like Eduardo “Vertek” Buenavista’s national marathon record of 2:18:44 will stand for a long time.
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