Bill Velasco
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Unsung warriors
by Bill Velasco - May 21, 2018 - 12:00am
The Philippines has not qualified for the Olympic basketball tournament since 1972.
A rule worth reviewing
by Bill Velasco - May 19, 2018 - 12:00am
The Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League issued a new rule limiting the eligibility of Filipino-foreign players allowed to play in the league.
Afril Bernardino: For flag and future
by Bill Velasco - May 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Women’s basketball has not gotten a fair shake in the Philippines. Ironically, in the early years of the game, it was Filipinas who first took to hoops, playing outdoors or in open fields wearing long skirts...
Pogoy: Inheriting basketball dreams
by Bill Velasco - May 12, 2018 - 12:00am
There are times when life gets in the way, when you put your dreams on hold to have a career, start a family, or do what is needed to survive.
Pringle’s programming
by Bill Velasco - May 7, 2018 - 12:00am
Although his inclusion in the Philippine team for the FIBA 3x3 World Cup came as a surprise to him, GlobalPort Batang Pier’s Stanley Pringle Jr. has always been ready for whatever comes his way.
Jon Ordonio gives back double
by Bill Velasco - May 5, 2018 - 12:00am
Retired Fil-Am point guard Jon Ordonio can’t help but be proud of his sons Kobe and Tahjae.
Rigors of the road
by Bill Velasco - April 30, 2018 - 12:00am
The NBA playoffs are no joke.
The football business
by Bill Velasco - April 28, 2018 - 12:00am
Since 2010, football has been surging in the Philippines.
The other side of the coin
by Bill Velasco - April 23, 2018 - 12:00am
The Minnesota Timberwolves finally broke through in Game 3 their first-round NBA Western Conference playoff series against the Houston Rockets yesterday.
SEAG: Who makes the cut?
by Bill Velasco - April 21, 2018 - 12:00am
The Philippine Southeast Asian Games are set for Nov. 30 to Dec. 9, 2019. With the abbreviated schedule, it seems the organizing committee (primarily the Philippine Olympic Committee) is wisely taking a practical...
Tchoukball’s bright future
by Bill Velasco - April 16, 2018 - 12:00am
The Tchoukball Association of the Philippines (TAP) once again proved how winning the right way works.
The world’s gain
by Bill Velasco - April 14, 2018 - 12:00am
The quest for a better life has forever changed the demographic landscape of the Philippines, the same way the two world wars caused a European exodus to safety in the US.
Their place in history
by Bill Velasco - April 9, 2018 - 12:00am
San Miguel Beer has added a fresh page to the history of Philippine basketball.
Tough, tougher, toughest
by Bill Velasco - April 7, 2018 - 12:00am
The past few years have seen an escalation in the running and fitness boom, both in the Philippines and overseas.
Fil-Am ace poised for Indy Car breakthrough
by Bill Velasco - April 6, 2018 - 12:00am
The emerging global athlete is Filipino.
Northern adventure
by Bill Velasco - April 2, 2018 - 12:00am
The long Holy Week break provided a peaceful opportunity for millions of stressed Metro Manila residents to abandon the city and drive north.
A new wheelchair sport
by Bill Velasco - March 26, 2018 - 12:00am
Our differently-abled countrymen often feel limited in their movement, sometimes unable to fully integrate with society. Fortunately, for those confined to wheelchairs, new building regulations require access r...
GSW owner believes in purposeful storytelling
by Bill Velasco - March 24, 2018 - 12:00am
It is quite rare that you come face to face with a master, someone who is accomplished, influential and wealthy across several fields.
Padding SEAG haul
by Bill Velasco - March 19, 2018 - 12:00am
Since the Philippines is hosting the Southeast Asian Games in 2019, the local organizing committee has the power to select sports which the country has a lopsided chance of winning.
More than a round
by Bill Velasco - March 17, 2018 - 12:00am
The first “Palò” golf tournament organized by Lourdes School Quezon City batch 1969 at Wack Wack Golf and Country Club was a huge triumph. Close to 180 players from all over the country
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