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Tiger Cubs star Bismarck Lina confirms he's leaving UST for UP
by Rick Olivares - September 21, 2020 - 10:34am
UST Tiger Cubs star Bismarck Lina has decided to move to the University of the Philippines.
Ex-NU coach Edster Sy to conduct financial fitness workout for athletes this Sunday
by Rick Olivares - September 19, 2020 - 1:05pm
It was Coach Eds who helped former University of Santo Tomas point guard Kim Lo transition from player to financial advisor.
What is the Azkals Development Team doing in Balesin?
by Rick Olivares - September 9, 2020 - 2:19pm
The IATF approved only for training sessions for professional basketball, volleyball, and football with no spectators allowed. And it is the PFF’s sprawling National Training Center facility in Carmona has...
This ex-UST cager is now a financial adviser
by Rick Olivares - September 8, 2020 - 12:14pm
Former University of Santo Tomas Growling Tiger Kim Lo may have hung up his game sneakers, but he isn’t too far from basketball as he now works as a financial adviser to athletes.
Looking at possible venues for the PBA bubble
by Rick Olivares - September 8, 2020 - 11:39am
The PBA Board of Governors will be meeting this Friday, September 11, to discuss the proposed bubble. Let’s take a look at the possibilities.
PBA: Time to revisit some of its protocols in this pandemic?
by Rick Olivares - September 7, 2020 - 11:43am
When the new season of the Philippine Basketball Association tips off, they’ll most likely be playing in a bubble much like their American counterparts, but also to empty venues.
Weighing in on UST's 'bubble' conundrum
by Rick Olivares - September 4, 2020 - 12:23pm
It has been about 14 days — and counting — since reports of the training bubble by the University of Santo Tomas men’s basketball team in Sorsogon surfaced. 
This ex-Ateneo Team B cager has found his coaching calling in the US
by Rick Olivares - August 31, 2020 - 4:39pm
Senegal native Karbala “KG” Gueye was in line to be the Ateneo Blue Eagles’ first African center. Before moving up to college, the 6’11” man in the middle starred for Reedley International...
Fil-Kiwi Jordan Perez looking forward to play for Ateneo
by Rick Olivares - August 27, 2020 - 2:30pm
The young Perez first came over during New Zealand’s participation in the NBTC National Finals in 2017.
Global FC in danger of losing license, says Philippine football chief
by Rick Olivares - August 25, 2020 - 12:50pm
The embattled local football team has been beset by numerous complaints through the years about non-payment of players’ wages.
Opinion: Schools breaking quarantine rules shows blatant disregard for the danger this pandemic poses
by Rick Olivares - August 24, 2020 - 1:03pm
The reports of quarantine violations by the University of Santo Tomas men’s basketball team and the National University women’s volleyball team are upsetting.
Clint Escamis ecstatic to suit up for UE in UAAP
by Rick Olivares - August 21, 2020 - 11:28am
This past UAAP Season 82 was supposed to be his rookie year with the University of the East Red Warriors, but he was out of commission after a knee injury sidelined him for Games Two and Three of the NCAA juniors...
ALA Gym, one of the world’s famous boxing sweatshops, closes down
by Rick Olivares - August 19, 2020 - 11:10am
Unfortunately, the famed ALA Boxing Gym – a world-class gym one can be proud of – in Mandaue, Cebu has been knocked out. Not by rival boxers or powerhouse gyms, but the COVID-19 pandemic.
Putting the 'bad' in Fil-Aussie MMA fighter Michael Badato
by Rick Olivares - August 18, 2020 - 1:56pm
Michael Badato is perhaps the only Filipino-born overseas champion who isn’t a household name.
Meet Fil-Swiss footballer Anthony 'Pinti' Pinthus
by Rick Olivares - August 18, 2020 - 12:53pm
As a child, Anthony Pinthus would fly from Switzerland to visit the Philippines along with his parents as his mother hails from Cagayan de Oro. Little did he know that he would fly back again in his young adult life...
Brian Shaw excited to teach his NBA G League 'kids'
by Rick Olivares - August 13, 2020 - 11:39am
Today, Shaw is the head coach of the NBA’s G-League select team, squad that includes Filipino phenom Kai Sotto and top American high school prospect Jalen Green, among others
Fil-Am Jalen Green working on shooting, mental toughness
by Rick Olivares - August 13, 2020 - 11:35am
High-leaping and crowd-pleasing Filipino-American Jalen Green is projected to be a top pick in the 2021 NBA Draft. And for all his prodigious skills, the 6’5” California native says he is working...
New Global FC management bails out on team
by Rick Olivares - August 10, 2020 - 11:15am
The team’s new owners, Mazinyi Management, have bailed out via a crude WhatsApp message last Sunday, August 9.
Ott brothers give United City a killer midfield
by Rick Olivares - August 7, 2020 - 1:48pm
United City Football Club (UCFC) co-founder Eric Gottschalk announced that the Philippines Football League’s newest side has signed up Filipino-German brothers Manny and Mike Ott.
Futsal: A rapidly growing sport
by Rick Olivares - August 7, 2020 - 11:50am
The ultimate target is to have a long term training program to support a core training pool of a futsal women’s team that will hopefully compete in the Southeast Asian Games, Youth Olympic Games, and ultimately,...
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