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Confined in still water: Looking into the 2021 PSI bubble

As restrictions ease, collegiate Filipino swimmers finally received an opportunity to dive back into the sport.

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Breeding new blood in the National Academy of Sports

After Hidilyn Diaz’s surreal performance in the Summer Games, the Philippine sports scene’s hunger for more Olympic gold medals will be hard to satiate. Though with the National Academy of Sports (NAS) taking flight to pave the way for future Olympians, gathering the young and talented junior high student athletes is a step in the…

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Shooting the lights out: Gilas Pilipinas Women look back on FIBA Asia Cup

Despite spending two years off the hardwood, the Gilas Women showed grit and determination in their recent FIBA Asia Cup stint.

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‘Walang pangil’: Probing into the national COVID-19 response

All this amounted to an overwhelming need to slow down virus transmission, ultimately leading to the lockdowns that we are familiar with today.

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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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Sports

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…