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A set shy of history
by Bill Velasco - May 25, 2024 - 12:00am
Oh, so close.
Obiena ‘must be perfect’
by Bill Velasco - May 20, 2024 - 12:00am
World No. 2 pole vaulter EJ Obiena must perform flawlessly to win the gold medal at the Paris Olympics. This, according to the Filipino athlete’s long-time sport psychologist, Dr. Sheryll Casuga.
Long COVID: My ordeal
by Bill Velasco - May 18, 2024 - 12:00am
Long COVID is real. And it almost killed me.
Those who can, teach
by Bill Velasco - March 18, 2024 - 12:00am
Those of us in the sports writing profession are story tellers at heart.
Bingkay’s dream
by Bill Velasco - March 16, 2024 - 12:00am
It is often not the loneliness of being a pioneer in your field that gets to you.
Pacio eyes simultaneous weight classes
by Bill Velasco - March 11, 2024 - 12:00am
Days after being thrown onto the mat head first, almost being rendered senseless and winning a third ONE strawweight world title in Qatar, Joshua Pacio is back in his bailiwick of Benguet and dreaming even bigger....
BKFC mounts Philippines ‘invasion’
by Bill Velasco - March 9, 2024 - 12:00am
Bare Knuckle Fighting Championships Asia (BKFC Asia) is bent on making the Philippines a major hub for the sport in the next few years.
Market forces
by Bill Velasco - March 4, 2024 - 12:00am
It’s a great time to be a basketball player.
Is the NBA stuck?
by Bill Velasco - March 2, 2024 - 12:00am
The National Basketball Association’s competition committee is studying ways to improve defense around the league.
LeBron and 40,000
by Bill Velasco - February 26, 2024 - 12:00am
Some time within the next week LeBron James will etch another seemingly indelible mark into the NBA record books.
‘All-out war’
by Bill Velasco - February 24, 2024 - 12:00am
EJ Obiena is faced with the greatest challenge of his life at the Paris Olympic pole vault event on Aug. 3 and 5. Since finishing below expectations in Tokyo, he has been relentlessly pursuing improvement, participating...
All-out war – Obiena
by Bill Velasco - February 19, 2024 - 12:00am
World No. 2 pole vaulter EJ Obiena is well aware of the weight of responsibility of bringing home an Olympic gold medal.
Clash of schedules
by Bill Velasco - February 17, 2024 - 12:00am
The Philippine men’s national basketball team will not be able to take advantage of the invitation from the Lithuanian Basketball Federation to play friendlies there right before the final FIBA Olympic Qualifier...
Are height limits outdated?
by Bill Velasco - February 12, 2024 - 12:00am
Eight-time National Basketball Association All-Star and Strong Group Athletics import Dwight Howard expressed his desire to play in the Philippine Basketball Association.
The Luka championship question
by Bill Velasco - February 10, 2024 - 12:00am
Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic has been compared to many of the greatest NBA players of all time.
Naujan steps up
by Bill Velasco - February 5, 2024 - 12:00am
The next sports hotbed in the Philippines may very well be this, the largest local government unit in all of Oriental Mindoro.
Evolution
by Bill Velasco - February 3, 2024 - 12:00am
It’s the best time in human history to be a sports fan.
When juggernauts clash
by Bill Velasco - January 29, 2024 - 12:00am
Four months into the Pilipinas Super League President’s Cup, there are still two undefeated teams left in the tournament.
A child’s transition
by Bill Velasco - January 27, 2024 - 12:00am
There are several stages in a child’s life when it is appropriate to start him or her in sports.
Easy to hate
by Bill Velasco - January 22, 2024 - 12:00am
“The conversation about racism is now ‘loud’.” – Dr. Janil Puthucheary, Singapore One People agency
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