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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…

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Halftime Thoughts: Dazed but not defeated

Following the sudden pause of respective amateur and professional leagues due to the various quarantine measures imposed around the globe amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the world of sports was left in limbo with a growing uncertainty over the fate of sports competitions—whether they will carry on during a later date or end up canceled.…

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Former DLSU backcourt duo discuss their journey to basketball supremacy

As former team captains of the Green-and-White, Andrei Caracut and Kib Montalbo have moved on to the more challenging realms of Philippine basketball. Caracut currently hones his skills in the Alab Pilipinas squad under the tutelage of coach Jimmy Alapag, while Montalbo is a member of TNT KaTropa in the PBA. Last May 22, both…

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Grow Her Game: Tackling challenges, opportunities for PH women’s football

“We’re representing something bigger than ourselves—it’s about the country and the sport,” emphasized Inna Palacios, captain of the Philippine Women’s National Team (PWNT), during the inaugural session of #GrowHerGame, an online forum series on the local women’s football scene.  The former goalie for the Green-and-White was joined by fellow PWNT stars—Patrice Impelido, Camille Rodriguez, and…

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Before the farewell: Graduating athletes on home stretch

For most senior players of teams, their final season with the Green-and-White will feel like an expanse of time in limbo—a transitionary period representing both a memory and a future door. This season symbolizes a culminating reminder of what has transpired before, an indication of their growth and development in their respective athletic careers. Yet…

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Behind the curtain: Impactful roles of assistant coaches

Getting a sports team on the pitch, the court, the mats, or the playing field takes a lot of effort. It takes even more to keep a team competitive. The journey leading up to the starting line, along with the grueling fight to the top, requires quite a production—with many significant individuals taking on distinct…

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Athlete revisited: Inna Palacios guards women’s football legacy at the net

Inna Palacios embedded a resounding legacy in her time with the Lady Booters after being crowned UAAP’s Best Goalkeeper four times in her collegiate career. For an athlete to leave a lasting legacy in their sport, they must embody a unique image that would distinguish them from the rest. Her steady presence between the posts…

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Green Gallery: Tin Tiamzon aims to exit with winning legacy for family, DLSU

Players come and go, but the memories and triumphs that athletes create will live on forever—their journey continuing on regardless of the outcome. DLSU Lady Spiker Ernestine “Tin” Tiamzon is best known for her offensive production and floor defense; entering her fifth and final playing year under the Green-and-White, the outside hitter is focused on…

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Halftime Thoughts: The legacy of a great athlete

Accolades and records are recognized as the standard to determine the greatness of an athlete. Championships, individual records, trophies, and signature moments are what fans and pundits point to when assessing the greatness of sports icons—from Lionel Messi’s six Ballon d’Or trophies to Michael Jordan’s six NBA championships. But greatness fades. As bones become brittle…

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From individual to team: Different components with the right fit

Playing fields represent battlegrounds to test which team has the better playstyle and strategies. It is through these encounters that squads can show their character and prove their dominance as they conquer their foes. Behind the spectacle that sporting events deliver to viewers, the chemistry and cohesiveness of a team are what drive them forward…