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Behind the screens: Coaching in the midst of a pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced sports all over the world to come to a halt, and despite this pause in the action, athletes have kept themselves in shape even without their usual training resources. Many athletes have showcased themselves training and conditioning within their own homes, patiently waiting with the right amount of discipline for…

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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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Green gallery: Shai Del Campo on ‘remarkable’ year of growth

Participating in the college division of the UAAP is already a feat in itself, but getting ample amounts of playing time in one’s first year is impressive. Majority of the coaches decide to rely on their veterans at crucial stages of the season, while the rookies tend to remain on the bench, waiting for an…

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On all cylinders: Lady Booters excel beyond UAAP, claim three-peat in PFFWL

With the UAAP football tournament just around the corner, the DLSU Lady Booters capitalized on the preseason period to bag yet another three-peat. Taking their talents to a field outside the collegiate realm, they yet again topped the latest edition of the Philippine Football Federation Women’s League (PFFWL). With a lot of external factors coming…

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UAAP: Green, Lady Judokas fall short of podium finish for second straight year

The DLSU Green and Lady Judokas both finished fourth overall in their respective divisions in the UAAP Season 82 Judo Tournament, held last February 29 to March 1 at the Mall of Asia Arena. The Green Judokas tallied a total of four medals, with three bronze and one silver, while the Lady Judokas collected two…

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UAAP: Lady Booters imbibe culture of success, eye four-peat empire

The DLSU Lady Booters’ most recent era of dominance has always been one for the books. Becoming back-to-back champions in Season 80, La Salle tied FEU for garnering the most women’s football titles in tournament history—a record that the team from Taft then claimed for themselves upon yet again defending the crown the following year,…

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Playing the mental game: The influence of Sports Psychology in the Philippines

Athletes spend countless hours on training, dedicated to improving their physical abilities. When fans watch sports, they pay attention to who jumps the highest, who kicks the hardest, or who runs the fastest. These are, after all, aspects that make athletes as great as they are. But, hidden behind all of the physical components athletes…

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Halftime thoughts: An unnecessary change in landscape for collegiate sports

After years of foreign players constantly dominating the collegiate basketball individual awards, House Deputy Speaker Mikee Romero has filed House Resolution 388, which seeks to ban foreign players from playing in collegiate leagues such as the UAAP and NCAA. In fact, the NCAA has already banned foreign players from playing in their league starting next…

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Dawn of a new era: DLSU rookies take on bigger stage in Season 82

Roster changes are typical in collegiate sports teams, especially as seniors inevitably have to exit the lineup and go on with their lives after graduation. However, new faces enter the scene to fill in their positions and spark new beginnings for each team. After showing off their athleticism during their high school careers, several young…

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Home crowd advantage: Rallying behind our athletes

Sports are incredible displays of physical prowess where athletes pit their techniques and abilities against each other in order to come out on top. But beyond the physical skills, the mental fortitude of these individuals often become as one of the prominent make-or-break aspects of the match—in part a matter of self-discipline and in part…