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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...
Pacquiao: Mitigating danger
by Bill Velasco - July 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Manny Pacquiao is the new WBA world welterweight champion, in the same workmanlike, humble excellent manner. He broke spirit with two knockdowns before a love-tap finished the Argentinian in the seventh round.
Pacquiao’s day of reckoning
by Bill Velasco - July 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Manny Pacquiao is fighting Lucas Matthysse for the WBA welterweight title. Hooray. But is it the beginning of a farewell tour, or the end of an era? Is it the perfect time to set up a glorious climax to a once-in-a-lifetime...
A final word
by Bill Velasco - July 9, 2018 - 12:00am
The gathering of evidence and testimony may be a tricky, time-consuming process, but it is necessary in order to establish the events that precipitated the fistfight between Gilas Pilipinas and Australia’s...
A constructive look
by Bill Velasco - July 7, 2018 - 12:00am
It does not serve us to dwell on who did what to whom in Monday’s unfortunate melee between Gilas Pilipinas and Australia.
A fight for our heroes
by Bill Velasco - July 2, 2018 - 12:00am
There are times when fighting for your passion can be a very lonely battle.
Tchoukball seeks POC nod
by Bill Velasco - June 30, 2018 - 12:00am
Today is the international celebration of Olympic Day, wherein the values of Olympism and the heroism of athletes is honored worldwide.
DepEd ‘reclaims’ sports
by Bill Velasco - June 25, 2018 - 12:00am
In August of 2001, the Department of Education, Culture and Sports was renamed the Department of Education by virtue of Republic Act No. 9155, or the Governance of Basic Education Act of 2001.
Who owns the players?
by Bill Velasco - June 23, 2018 - 12:00am
Two eyebrow-raising stories caught our attention this week, necessitating clarification of the rights of athletes and of leagues over them. The answers won’t be pretty, but they will be real.
Back to 1936
by Bill Velasco - June 18, 2018 - 12:00am
The second round of auditions for the historical basketball film “1936: The Islanders in Berlin” Saturday evening were a big success.
FIBA 3x3: Where the action is
by Bill Velasco - June 16, 2018 - 12:00am
The FIBA 3x3 World Cup revealed many things about the status of the game in the Philippines.
FIBA 3x3: The perils of part-time
by Bill Velasco - June 11, 2018 - 12:00am
You see the fruits, not the roots.
A history of 3-on-3
by Bill Velasco - June 9, 2018 - 12:00am
It is called many things in different parts of the world: 3-on-3, 3 vs. 3, 3 by 3.
Cavs’ clarity
by Bill Velasco - June 4, 2018 - 12:00am
On paper, the Cleveland Cavaliers only lost one game on the road.
Kiefer’s consequences
by Bill Velasco - June 2, 2018 - 12:00am
Kiefer Ravena’s career is in limbo. A simple choice of drink turned into a life-altering decision.
Audition for history
by Bill Velasco - May 28, 2018 - 12:00am
On Friday, June 1 at 7 p.m. at the Ateneo de Manila’s Blue Eagle Gym, auditions will be held for the first-ever historical sports drama in Philippine cinema history.
Standhardinger’s whirlwind year
by Bill Velasco - May 26, 2018 - 12:00am
Christian Standhardinger grew up a citizen of the world, moving around with his family, raised having been exposed to different cultures.
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...
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