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Sowing seeds for growth: How local youth programs are changing the ball game

Looking at sports as a social phenomenon rather than as a mere physical activity allows us to appreciate the impact sports have on individuals and on society. From a young age, engaging in sports allows one to form values which they carry for the rest of their lives. Teamwork, patience, respect, and developing a strong…

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Going beyond the game: Sports journalists’ commitment to hone storytelling craft

Coming into the fifth month of community quarantine, most of the local sporting leagues are still not allowed to resume as public health remains a top priority. With limited content, adapting to these vastly different circumstances could pose a challenge to sports journalists and their careers. When there appear to be far fewer stories to…

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Formula 1 at 70: The story so far

Six long months after the 2019 season finale, Formula 1 (F1) has finally come back to life, with its roaring engines and champagne showers. Like many of the other sports that have restarted in the midst of the pandemic, the competition’s organizers have set precautionary measures in order to keep everyone safe while getting the…

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From vision to action: Lasallian backer Raffy Villavicencio boasts Green Archers come Season 83

The supremacy of the Green Archers has wavered after failing to take Final Four slots for two straight UAAP seasons, leaving the Lasallian community to reassess the state of the team. Coaching changes and several one-and-done insertions were intended to revitalize the team, but the results of these experimental moves did not live up to…

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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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A quiet place: Life on sports’ new stage

Sports are well-known for many things: the fast-paced action, the loud fan chants, the competitiveness, and of course, the excitement. When the pandemic hit and forced everything to come to a halt, it felt almost counter-intuitive for the sports world. All of a sudden, stadiums went silent, training grounds were left empty, and fans, athletes,…

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Malonzo triumphs over Juan GDL, Thirdy in first-ever ‘Home Jam: Dunkers Only’

With the COVID-19 pandemic greatly affecting sports media, ABS-CBN Sports decided to venture into alternative methods in continuing to feed constant sports content to fans. The Score and UPFRONT have continued airing on YouTube and LIGA, while new innovations such as a Mobile Legends tournament and Team Fitfil workouts have also brought a different crop…

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Ranking the Champions League chances of England’s contenders

With the resumption of the Premier League (PL) last June 17, all 20 Premier League teams have played 30 league matches. The race for a top four finish this season is tighter than ever—given inconsistent performances from many of the contenders for the places, on top of the fact that Manchester City’s ban from the…

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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…