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Next level: Viridis Arcus’ triumphant rise

DLSU’s Viridis Arcus’ (VA) climb to the top is now undeniable with their reign as back-to-back champions of the AcadArena University Alliance Cup. Sweeping the finals against the Ateneo LG Esports, 3-0, last June, the team cemented their legacy in the college ranks—their rising popularity paving the way for the squad to gain sponsors and…

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Gilas Pilipinas ends Tokyo Olympics campaign with huge loss, 94-67

Coming off an upset from Serbia, Gilas Pilipinas wanted to make a comeback and keep Filipino hopes alive in their bout against the Dominican Republic (DR). Prior to the game, both teams were standing on a 0-1 record and were on the verge of being eliminated from Olympic contention.  Sadly, the lack of firepower brought…

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Gilas Pilipinas stays undefeated, crushes Indonesia, 76-51

Gilas Pilipinas faced Indonesia for the 2021 FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers earlier today at the Angeles University Foundation Gym. The Filipino squad successfully continued its winning streak. Coming off its win against South Korea two days ago, the team prevailed 76-51 against the Indonesian team who hoped to garner their second win. The opposing squad’s…

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On and off the court: Renren Ritualo’s Hall of Fame induction

Home to many Lasallian sporting greats, the Hall of Fame is awarded to student-athletes who have been outstanding in representing the school in individual sports or team sports categories.  Being inducted into the De La Salle Alumni Association (DLSAA) Sports Hall of Fame is a feat only a few athletes have the honor of achieving.…

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Scoring off the pitch: DLSU Football continues fund-raising initiatives

With the sports industry still affected by the uncertainty of the ongoing pandemic, DLSU’s football teams, the Green and Lady Booters, have not let the situation prevent them from fulfilling another purpose. The Green-and-White collaborated in creating a fundraising campaign called Football and Fun for a Cause.  Not shying away from the call to charity,…

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Halftime thoughts: The new power punch in the NBA

Back in the day, it was uncommon to hear of women in sports. Yet today, Diana Taurasi, Serena Williams, Mia Hamm, and Ronda Rousey have become household names in the sporting scene, being some of the most renowned female athletes in the world. This ever-growing dominance of women in the landscape of sports continues to…

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All in the cleats: The Maradona success

With football being one of the most popular sports in the world, a player can hardly avoid the extraordinary fame and the adoration of millions of fans, especially if they are among the best. And legendary Argentinian midfielder Diego Maradona certainly was. Everyone knows the man behind the “hand of God”, and generations of players…

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On screen time: Surveying sports broadcasting options

As a media giant that stood for decades delivering relevant content to Filipinos, the impact of ABS-CBN’s rejected franchise renewal cannot be quantified only by the reported losses of the corporation in its financial statements—its significance stretches far more than that and appears to be a big blow to sports in the Philippines. Among the…

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Leveling up: The rise of PH esports

The emerging trend of esports has taken the world of sports by storm. Once considered only as a mere pastime, video games have reached the competitive edge of tournaments together with capturing the clamor and enthusiasm of avid followers. The rising popularity of esports events are paving the way for teams to be sponsored and…

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Highlights and throwbacks: The new sports scenario

In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, major local and international sports leagues have suspended all their matches and events. Most tournament officials opted to either completely cancel the ongoing season or postpone games to a later, unspecified date. With the lack of fresh content, sports channels and media have found new ways to keep…