GAB forges ahead
by Bill Velasco - November 7, 2020 - 12:00am
The pandemic hasn’t stopped the Games and Amusements Board from performing its duties and creating new projects.
by Bill Velasco - January 5, 2009 - 12:00am
I always get sentimental, more so since after all the furor of the holidays has died down, all that is left for most people is silence, and a return to the daily grind.
How realistic is Pacquiao-Marquez III?
by Bill Velasco - January 3, 2009 - 12:00am
In the mix of final fights being lined up for Manny Pacquiao’s farewell tour, an unlikely name cropped up, one that some experts believed the four-time world champion would never consider again: Juan Manuel...
Expect blockbuster 2009
by Bill Velasco - December 29, 2008 - 12:00am
2009 is going to be another blockbuster for Philippine sports, both in terms of a loaded schedule of events and the usual backroom and boardroom maneuvering going on in several sports.
Living with crisis
by Bill Velasco - December 22, 2008 - 12:00am
The year 2008 has once again been a test of endurance and financial stability for major sporting leagues.
Greens getting greener
by Bill Velasco - December 15, 2008 - 12:00am
Play your game. Feed the poor. Save the earth. With just one stroke.
Higher calling
by Bill Velasco - December 13, 2008 - 12:00am
This week, a turning point in Philippine sports came, and its impact will hopefully be felt well into the next decades.
Pacman did right, De La Hoya did not
by Bill Velasco - December 8, 2008 - 12:00am
What can Manny Pacquiao do for an encore? The four-time world champion emphatically tarnished the legend of The Golden Boy in a commanding performance over eight rounds.
Pumaren airs side on 'conflict of interest'
by Bill Velasco - December 1, 2008 - 12:00am
There was no concerted effort to exclude players of De La Salle schools from recruitment for the Philippine youth team, and there was no conspiracy to recruit players from the youth team for the Green Archers.
Pumaren out of youth team
by Bill Velasco - November 29, 2008 - 12:00am
The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas is set to replace Philippine youth basketball team head coach Franz Pumaren with Eric Altamirano.
Lawn bowls, sure gold
by Bill Velasco - November 24, 2008 - 12:00am
ANGELES, Pampanga – The first Greg McDougall Memorial Cup lawn bowls tournament fired off, with almost the entire Philippine team in attendance.
Much work to be done
by Bill Velasco - November 22, 2008 - 12:00am
First, the SBP will be free to move and implement its programs, unless the Basketball Association of the Philippines actually commits to taking their case (overturned this week) to the Supreme Court. But, truth be...
Children of war, children of peace
by Bill Velasco - November 17, 2008 - 12:00am
MATINA, Davao – Metro Manila is not the Philippines.
Guam hoops exchange
by Bill Velasco - November 15, 2008 - 12:00am
Two weeks ago, this writer learned of the vast and frequent exchange of sports talent between the Philippines and China, not limited to the big cities we’re familiar with like Shanghai and Beijing.
Visionary wanted
by Bill Velasco - November 8, 2008 - 12:00am
We all hated school, except when it was our favorite subject (excluding recess, that is). Yet, much of what we learned about the fundamentals of life, we learned in school.
Why not a Department of Sports?
by Bill Velasco - November 3, 2008 - 12:00am
There is so much activity going on politically because of the inevitable Philippine Olympic Committee elections, and the ...
Traffic to China
by Bill Velasco - October 28, 2008 - 12:00am
XIAMEN, China – This sprawling, sunny city sees foreigners of every description flooding in daily to do big-volume ...
Protecting doctors in Laguna
by Bill Velasco - October 25, 2008 - 12:00am
Los Baños, Laguna is touted as the science city of Laguna, and is home to many foreign visitors trying to do research ...
Sport psychologist offers to help Pacquiao, RP sports
by Bill Velasco - October 20, 2008 - 12:00am
A trailblazing Filipina in the field of sport psychology is offering to help WBC lightweight champion Manny Pacquiao and ...
The future of basketball
by Bill Velasco - October 18, 2008 - 12:00am
The last two weeks have seen a flurry of activity that will greatly benefit the future of Philippine basketball. While ...
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