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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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Radiant on the rise: VA ‘typhoid’ goes global

Former Viridis Arcus member Ryan Danao, also known as “typhoid”, made a jump to play for Rising Sun Esports in the United States.

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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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Halftime Thoughts: Should mandatory vaccination be implemented in leagues?

Vaccine mandates throughout the world of sports have sparked an ongoing controversy among athletes and fans.

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Within arm’s reach: PHL women’s football team chases World Cup ambitions

The Philippine women’s national football team aims to reach greater heights, seeking their first World Cup appearance.

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Athlete Revisited: Ben Mbala

Former UAAP MVP Ben Mbala looks back on his journey with the DLSU Green Archers.

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New league in town: FilBasket unveils new stage for amateur ballers

After a long hiatus, amateur basketball is back with Filbasket—a newly formed league that allows athletes to return to the hardwood and relive the glory of playing the game once again.

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Against all odds, Filipino para-athletes raise PH banner with pride

Hoping to replicate our historic success in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, a delegation of six para-athletes participated in the Tokyo Paralympic Games held last end-August to early September. Having a roster composed of seasoned veterans and first-time Paralympians, the delegation finished with finals appearances by swimmer Ernie Gawilan and wheelchair racer Jerrold Mangiliwan, who both…

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Behind the beat, Animo Squad rallies on

Training is a prime factor for athletes, enabling them to boost their skills, carry out their goals, and polish up on their craft. The pandemic brought many sports to a halt, affecting how athletes interacted with one another. Despite the limitations, online training has persisted. Estelle Cerutti (III, BS-MKT) and Mico Sillo (IV, AB-BHS), members…

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Kickstart: PFL prepares for new beginnings

Since its first season in 2017, the Philippine Football League (PFL) has showcased the top football talent that the country has to offer. The league announced that it will kick off its 2021 season on September 25 after its 2020 season was delayed for seven months. Former DLSU Men’s Football players Matthew Nierras, and Nathan…