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Former DLSU Green Archers aim to excel as rookies in the PBA

Becoming a professional basketball player is not an easy task. The pursuit of making it to the professional leagues is a life-long endeavor, requiring long hours of dedication and hard work.  From representing the Green-and-White as part of the men’s basketball team to now playing in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA), DLSU Green Archers alumni…

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Philippines’ most historic Olympics campaign

Team Philippines capped off its most decorated Olympics campaign ever with four medals, highlighted by a historic first gold medal along with two silvers and a bronze at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games held last July 23 to August 8.  After a 97-year drought, the country finally clinched the elusive gold in the Summer Games…

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Behind the words: The legacy of women in sports podcasting

Sports podcasts have been present for a long time now. The audio program acts as an engaging platform for listeners to know more about every sport, every league, and even every athlete. As it continues to develop, these podcasts stimulate the minds of avid fans by providing fresh, in-depth perspectives—whether on or off the playing…

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Establishing volleyball culture: PNVF leads path to pinnacle

After gaining international recognition, the Philippine National Volleyball Federation Inc. (PNVF) now sets its attention on further cementing the progress and ascension of volleyball in the country. With the new adjustments in the volleyball community, the governing body is looking to produce a stable, formidable team for every level of competition. Furthermore, its presence creates…

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All in the cleats: The Maradona success

With football being one of the most popular sports in the world, a player can hardly avoid the extraordinary fame and the adoration of millions of fans, especially if they are among the best. And legendary Argentinian midfielder Diego Maradona certainly was. Everyone knows the man behind the “hand of God”, and generations of players…

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Cignal TV chief Galang bares plans for UAAP airing

Despite the cancellation of the 83rd season of the UAAP, a hopeful future still awaits the league on TV screens, with a new five-and-a-half-year partnership with Cignal TV inked just last October. Having exclusive broadcasting rights, the satellite provider will get to air a number of sporting events live on its One Sports channel and…

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From the archives: Finally, from the athletes themselves

To pardon an understatement, the DLSU athletes felt a general pang of disappointment upon receiving the news that La Salle was to desert the National College Athletic Association. One of its more, if not most prestigious athletic battleground. Needless to say, the high spirited La Sallites who believe that they are part of each and…

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Deafening silence: Overcoming a fan-less UAAP 83

Jam-packed action, budding talent, and most of all, the loudest cheers from fans are what make the UAAP. Season 83 is just around the corner, but with the country still battling the spread of COVID-19, the possibility of seeing matches played in empty stadiums and arenas is becoming increasingly real. With strict quarantine and safety…

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Lady Archers ready to aim higher for women’s basketball

For most athletes, they would consider their collegiate years to be the highlight of their careers. More often than not, they would say that from a mere sentimental standpoint, especially considering that a professional career awaits them beyond the University. However, in a field that favors men, Filipina basketball players are often denied a chance…

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Through the lens: Developing Filipino sports documentaries

In these seemingly perpetual days of quarantine, many of the common sources of entertainment  have been compromised. Travel has been docked to limit transmission of the virus in different communities. What used to be high-density establishments such as malls, restaurants, offices, parks, and movie theaters are now bound by restrictions on capacity. Even physical activities…