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Philippine bowling’s golden harvest
by Bill Velasco - September 24, 2018 - 12:00am
The Philippines recorded an unprecedented triumph in the tenpin bowling competition of the recently concluded first Asia-Pacific Masters Games held at the Megamall Pinang Bowling Center in Perai, Penang, Malaysia....
Clash of agendas
by Bill Velasco - September 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Things are coming to a head in the Philippine Olympic Committee.
Mayweather-Pacquiao: Fighting over 40
by Bill Velasco - September 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao have had a very public personal and online discussion about a supposed rematch in December.
Storm surge of memories
by Bill Velasco - September 15, 2018 - 12:00am
The need for safety forces you to slow down.
The champions we need
by Bill Velasco - September 10, 2018 - 12:00am
The WBO World Super Flyweight title is still vacant, as Donnie Nietes and Aston Palicte battled to a split draw Saturday evening in California. In many observers’ opinion (including this writer’s) Nietes...
Philippine Olympic Committee: Civil war?
by Bill Velasco - September 8, 2018 - 12:00am
Civil war: War between geographical sections or political factions of the same nation. – Collins Dictionary
Cost-efficient sports
by Bill Velasco - September 3, 2018 - 12:00am
Now that the Asian Games is over, it’s worth looking at which sports are the most cost-efficient in bringing about the best chances of winning gold medals in international competitions.
Reign of the superwomen
by Bill Velasco - September 1, 2018 - 12:00am
The reign of the superwomen.
Last man left
by Bill Velasco - August 27, 2018 - 12:00am
Fighting in enclosed spaces has a long, eventful history paralleling the development of society.
‘Paid hack’ post
by Bill Velasco - August 25, 2018 - 12:00am
While most of the sporting world has been focused on basketball and the country’s medal winners in the Asian Games, a new issue has been percolating in junior basketball.
Indonesia memories
by Bill Velasco - August 20, 2018 - 12:00am
You never really know what an athlete goes through for love of his or her country or sport until you’ve tried living their life, even briefly. Even for those of us who follow them constantly, there is still...
A win-win gambit
by Bill Velasco - August 18, 2018 - 12:00am
The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas is in a potential win-win situation in the Asian Games in Indonesia.
The tragedy of the four
by Bill Velasco - August 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Today, we consider the overseas Filipino workers as nurses, construction workers, nannies, teachers, household workers.
The tragedy of the four
by Bill Velasco - August 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Imagine young men being in a sport so brutal that it kills them in their early 20’s.
Evil
by Bill Velasco - August 6, 2018 - 12:00am
In the past 30 to 50 years, there has been a growing interest in the moral, legal and philosophical definition of evil.
POC: Same old, same old?
by Bill Velasco - August 4, 2018 - 12:00am
Is it now an emerging case of “same old, same old” at the Philippine Olympic Committee?
Legitimacy vs ascendancy
by Bill Velasco - July 30, 2018 - 12:00am
It shouldn’t be a question of who is in power, but in the Philippines, it is.
Golf for our teachers
by Bill Velasco - July 28, 2018 - 12:00am
Our teachers are perhaps the greatest unsung heroes of all.
Restoring dragon boat
by Bill Velasco - July 23, 2018 - 12:00am
In its first few months, the new Philippine Olympic Committee administration finds itself dedicating substantial time and resources to untangling the messes in several national sports associations (NSAs) created...
The missing link to success
by Bill Velasco - July 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Roshua Adela Daclan and Dave Torres of Davao Doctors College (DDC) won six gold medals in the eighth TDA Dancesport Championships, which featured the Asian Inter-Secondary Dancesport Championships in Singapore earlier...
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