The case against PHISGOC
by Bill Velasco - October 19, 2020 - 12:00am
In the run-up to the imminent Philippine Olympic Committee elections, a group of current POC officials who are running are preparing a case against officers of the Philippine SEA Games Organizing Committee.
Why LeBron divides fans
by Bill Velasco - October 17, 2020 - 12:00am
“I want my damn respect, too.” – LeBron James
LeBron’s place in NBA history
by Bill Velasco - October 12, 2020 - 12:00am
If he wins his fourth NBA championship (and the Los Angeles Lakers’ 17th) today, will LeBron James be worthy of being named the greatest NBA player of all time? More importantly, even with his longevity and...
Protecting students’ physical well-being
by Bill Velasco - October 10, 2020 - 12:00am
This week, all classes started online throughout the country.
Magsayo, Nietes taste freedom
by Bill Velasco - October 5, 2020 - 12:00am
One is a young, undefeated powerhouse featherweight, technically superior to all opponents he has faced so far.
Bubble fits PBA
by Bill Velasco - October 3, 2020 - 12:00am
Now that the PBA has fit itself into its bubble in Clark in Pampanga, the teams will have a relatively easier time adjusting to the balance of the Philippine Cup.
Worried about Tokyo
by Bill Velasco - September 28, 2020 - 12:00am
The Tokyo Olympics are slated to open on July 23, 2021, or less than 10 months away.
Only one thing has changed
by Bill Velasco - September 26, 2020 - 12:00am
Before NBA games were first televised by ABC on Jan. 3, 1965, the league first had to overcome a lot of apprehension.
Loose use of “legend”
by Bill Velasco - September 21, 2020 - 12:00am
an extremely famous or notorious person, especially in a particular field.
‘A gentleman’s agreement’
by Bill Velasco - September 19, 2020 - 12:00am
The NCAA supposedly has a standing internal agreement that none of their schools’ seniors basketball teams will hire former University of Santo Tomas coach Aldin Ayo in the near future.
The future of PE, now
by Bill Velasco - September 14, 2020 - 12:00am
In response to last week’s two-part column “The future of PE,” one of the country’s most respected sports training institutions reached out to The STAR to share how they have evolved in the...
Athletes and money
by Bill Velasco - September 12, 2020 - 12:00am
One of the saddest sights is to see a former athlete of renown suffer from financial ruin.
The future of PE (part 2)
by Bill Velasco - September 7, 2020 - 12:00am
“Exercise and recreation are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary, because health is worth more than learning.” – Thomas Jefferson
The future of PE
by Bill Velasco - September 5, 2020 - 12:00am
“Adversity introduces a man to himself.” – Albert Einstein
Pinoy rapper’s tribute to Kobe
by Bill Velasco - August 31, 2020 - 12:00am
“The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great in whatever they want to do.” – Kobe Bryant
Bubble trouble
by Bill Velasco - August 29, 2020 - 12:00am
“Does winning always mean everything else takes second place? Are we so focused on winning that we are ready to compromise important matters like the safety of the youth that we are supposed to guide?”...
Unsung hero
by Bill Velasco - August 24, 2020 - 12:00am
“You have been my friend. That in itself is a tremendous thing.” – E.B. WhiteIn every battle, in every war, we hail the generals, the leaders, the commanders, those who get the credit.
ALA memories
by Bill Velasco - August 22, 2020 - 12:00am
“The good is oft interred with their bones.” – William Shakespeare, “Julius Caesar”
Global thinking
by Bill Velasco - August 17, 2020 - 12:00am
The new old way of doing things has been easily embraced by journalists, out of the simple need to keep on functioning at the same level of efficiency as before.
Pinoy world champs back Magsayo
by Bill Velasco - August 15, 2020 - 12:00am
Filipino world boxing champions are rallying behind a future world champion countryman.
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