Sporting wish for 2020
by Bobby Motus - January 10, 2020 - 12:00am
Sometime in December of 2018, Congress and Senate jointly passed a law that would benefit national athletes and those on the national training pool.
Christmas gifts
by Bobby Motus - December 27, 2019 - 12:00am
Because this is the season of giving and sharing and with your kind indulgence, let’s stray from the wide world of sports and be on the spiritual side this time.
The other kind of load management
by Bobby Motus - December 20, 2019 - 12:00am
Professional sports had come up with a term when they want to rest their stars and preserve them for the more important battles.
by Bobby Motus - December 6, 2019 - 12:00am
What happens when a US-based firm credited for the handling of the 2012 London Olympics collaborates with one of the Philippines’ top event organizers to oversee the opening ceremonies of the 30th Southeast...
Let the Games begin, argue later
by Bobby Motus - November 29, 2019 - 12:00am
I would assume that all athletes, both foreign and domestic, had checked in at their different billeting quarters and not sleeping on the floors because tomorrow evening, the 19th SEA Games opens at the Philippine...
The impossible dream
by Bobby Motus - November 22, 2019 - 12:00am
The 30th Southeast Asian Games, or the 2019 SEA Games, a biennial regional multi-sport event will open in a week, from November 30 to December 11 which we all had known by now that the Philippines will be hosting....
The need to win
by Bobby Motus - November 15, 2019 - 12:00am
The most basic human instinct is to survive and survival dates back to 2.5 million years ago.
The last major marathon for the year
by Bobby Motus - November 8, 2019 - 12:00am
Among the several running events held around the world, there are six very popular marathons.
Take a backseat, basketball
by Bobby Motus - October 18, 2019 - 12:00pm
But recent international sports development entirely unrelated to our misconceived love affair with basketball had kindled interest among several observers.
The 2-Way and Exhibit 10 contracts
by Bobby Motus - October 9, 2019 - 12:00am
During training camp, each team is allowed 20 players on the roster.
HR #388
by Bobby Motus - October 4, 2019 - 12:00am
House Resolution #388 was passed in congress which seeks to ban foreign players from playing in school leagues. Cong. Mikee Romero said that the practice is detrimental to our local players because “it stops...
US Open Experience 2
by Bobby Motus - September 27, 2019 - 12:00am
Leaving the drool-worthy vehicles inside the Mercedes Benz tent, my wife Denise and mom-in-law went hunting for Maria Sharapova and Rafael Nadal who had scheduled practices that afternoon and I explored some more...
The US Open experience, Part 1
by Bobby Motus - September 20, 2019 - 12:00am
After having a close encounter with Roger Federer a few days before, me, my wife and mom-in-law decided to go to the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, taking advantage of the free admission because it’s...
Another ‘clamor for change’
by Bobby Motus - September 13, 2019 - 12:00am
In life, we dream of success and depending on our resolve and maybe luck, there’s a very strong chance that we’ll achieve what we’re aiming for.
The most improved NBA teams
by Bobby Motus - September 11, 2019 - 12:00am
We saw top players change locations during the off season yet there are still a few notable players trying to find a home - small forwards, a few guards and some serviceable bigs.
Reality bites
by Bobby Motus - September 6, 2019 - 12:00am
Most Filipino basketball fans had seen the 2019 FIBA World Cup games and had been traumatized on the helplessness of Gilas Pilipinas against Italy (FIBA ranked #13), never mind if Tatay Digong watched the severe...
Corrupted laptops can be lucky
by Bobby Motus - August 30, 2019 - 12:00am
With prior notice and consent from my editors, I missed a few columns as my laptop somehow got corrupted and can’t be used.
The way we walk
by Bobby Motus - August 16, 2019 - 12:00am
Our strides, be it slow or fast, brings us to wherever we want to go and each step that we take is a complicated action that involves some parts of our brains and all the way down to our toes.
Why we need hydration
by Bobby Motus - August 9, 2019 - 12:00am
This Sunday, about 2,200 casual and elite triathletes from more than 50 nations will converge at Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort and Spa for the Regent Agila Ironman 70.3 Philippines which Cebu will be hosting for...
Why the pounds won’t go
by Bobby Motus - August 2, 2019 - 12:00am
Getting healthy and fit is getting to be the normtoday that what was cool before are now being frowned upon.
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