‘I would lay down my life’
by Bill Velasco - April 12, 2021 - 12:00am
The fastest woman. Long jump queen. Iron lady. These are just some of the honorifics heaped upon Elma Muros Posadas in over four decades that’s right, 40 years of ruling athletics.
‘I can take on anything’
by Bill Velasco - April 10, 2021 - 12:00am
The story of the Filipino athlete cannot be taken lightly. Athletes are often compared to soldiers at war, since sports is a substitute for mortal combat.
When sports almost died
by Bill Velasco - April 5, 2021 - 12:00am
Yesterday is but today’s memory, tomorrow is today’s dream. – Kahlil Gibran
Why De La Hoya’s fighting again
by Bill Velasco - March 29, 2021 - 12:00am
“I miss being in the ring, I love boxing. Boxing is what gave me everything I have today, and I just miss it.”
No obligation
by Bill Velasco - March 27, 2021 - 12:00am
Does Republic Act 6847 actually state that the PSC is obligated to give monthly allowances to national athletes?
Memories of Smokin’ Joe
by Bill Velasco - March 22, 2021 - 12:00am
I will never forget Joe Cantada.
Clarifying roles
by Bill Velasco - March 20, 2021 - 12:00am
Earlier this week, a hullabaloo ensued when a veteran national athlete (followed by another) publicly complained about not receiving the regular allowance from the Philippine Sports Commission, which was scheduled...
A sportsman for higher education
by Bill Velasco - March 15, 2021 - 12:00am
The Commission on Higher Education is actively building systems and alliances to increase the availability of sports to tertiary-level students.
CHED, PSC commit to the future
by Bill Velasco - March 13, 2021 - 12:00am
The Commission on Higher Education and Philippine Sports Commission signed a landmark Memorandum of Agreement for the Holistic Development of Tertiary School Sports.
SEA Games scenarios
by Bill Velasco - March 8, 2021 - 12:00am
Given the unresolved financial issues from the last biennial meet, the words “Southeast Asian Games funding” are a sore spot in the national government.
The painful price of Tokyo
by Bill Velasco - March 6, 2021 - 12:00am
The International Olympic Committee and Tokyo Organizing Committee are literally being forced to spare no expense to push through with the quadrennial spectacle.
The hard choice
by Bill Velasco - March 1, 2021 - 12:00am
Those traditions remind us that while we may be mortal, we cannot live in fear.
Remembering Moe
by Bill Velasco - February 27, 2021 - 12:00am
It’s been more than 40 days since the amiable Moe Chulani passed away.
The man who played as a woman
by Bill Velasco - February 22, 2021 - 12:00am
One of the growing issues in the US and global sports is the right of transgender athletes to compete, particularly at school and amateur levels.
League business
by Bill Velasco - February 20, 2021 - 12:00am
You can please some of the people all of the time, you can please all of the people some of the time, but you can’t please all of the people all of the time – John Lyndgate
Biden’s transgender athletes issue
by Bill Velasco - February 15, 2021 - 12:00am
Sectors of the American sports community went into an uproar right after Joe Biden became president of the United States.
Unresolved Olympic controversies
by Bill Velasco - February 13, 2021 - 12:00am
The Olympics is the gleaming zenith of human athletic achievement.
Innovative basketball rules
by Bill Velasco - February 8, 2021 - 12:00am
The game of basketball has gone through several changes in the last century, making it the global fan favorite it is today.
A world with no children
by Bill Velasco - February 6, 2021 - 12:00am
“Our primordial concern is the safety of our students especially our students in Palarong Pambansa are below 18. They are minors.” – DepEd Secretariat Director Joel Erestain
TV wish list
by Bill Velasco - February 1, 2021 - 12:00am
Despite the fact that there has been a vast expansion in the number on broadcast outlets and streaming services, in the Philippines, the number of televised sports is still grossly limited. Basketball still outpaces...
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