WITH ONLY a few weeks left before the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, the Philippines is sending 19 athletes (as of July 2, 2021) in the hopes of bringing home the much-coveted gold.Among the 19 athletes are ten female athletes who will ...
Jul 2, 2021
SENATOR Bong Go reiterated calls to include Filipino athletes bound for the Tokyo Olympics and the Vietnam Southeast Asian Games to be among those prioritized in the vaccination for COVID-19.Go, who chairs the Senate Committee on Sports, stressed the importance ...
May 11, 2021
THE exponential growth of esports in the past five years has led every gamer to dream about the coolest job in the world - playing video games for a living.However, the level of stress and pressure in professional gaming is often something ...
Feb 25, 2021
SENATOR and Chair of the Senate Committee on Sports Christopher "Bong" Go appealed to vaccine czar Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr. to include in the priority list for COVID-19 vaccination the Filipino athletes and other delegates who will be competing in the ...
Feb 9, 2021
UAAP players will no longer be allowed to play in commercial and semi-professional leagues based on a league resolution.The policy, approved by the UAAP board in Season 81 for implementation a season later, bars student-athletes in team sports who ...
Nov 12, 2020
SOCIAL justice messaging appears to be the new normal in sports - and the NBA is leading the way. When the NBA reopened several days ago after suspending activities for more than four months because of COVID-19, players appeared on the court, ...
Aug 10, 2020
SENATOR Bong Go has made an appeal to the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) after receiving complaints from athletes and coaches about the delayed release of their allowances amid the COVID-19 pandemic.Go, who heads the Senate Committee on Sports, said athletes ...
Aug 8, 2020
STUDENT-athletes who failed to finish their campaigns in the shortened UAAP Season 82 will still have their moment of glory.The UAAP will hand out honorary medals for all athletes listed in the rosters for the scrapped second-semester tournaments, giving ...
Jul 22, 2020
THE Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) assured the national athletes that the deducted allowances will be given back once the situation in the country normalizes.The PSC recently slashed the monthly allowances of athletes by 50 percent owing to the pandemic as funds ...
Jun 2, 2020
IT WAS a class roll call unlike any other. SEA Games medalists Agatha Wong, Cheska Altomonte, and Nikko Huelgas. Rain or Shine's Gabe Norwood. Creamline's Jia Morado. The International Olympic Committee's Mikee Cojuangco. UAAP executive director ...
Mar 25, 2020
ATHLETES send out their prayers and gratitude to frontliners manning the forts in the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.In a short video addressed to the public, mixed martial arts champion Brandon "The Truth" Vera, men's national volleyball team captain Johnvic de ...
Mar 24, 2020
OFTEN tasked to bring honor to the country in tournaments overseas, military athletes are now called upon to join the fight against the coronavirus.Three-time Southeast Asian Games cycling champion Alfie Catalan and multi-stage cycling veteran Cris Joven lead military ...
Mar 21, 2020
If the years from 2010 to 2019 were the time when the rising stars of the 00s truly took over from the last generation, then it only follows that massive contracts from the brands would follow. A lot of the players on ...
Dec 28, 2019
THE Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) is hoping that benefits of athletes and coaches particularly on the availing of discounts in establishments will be fully implemented by the first quarter of 2020.PSC chairman William Ramirez said the government sports agency has been ...
Dec 23, 2019
THE Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) has left no stone unturned making sure that the national athletes will be ready to deliver when the country hosts the 30th Southeast Asian Games from Nov. 30 to Dec. 11."The heart and soul of this ...
Oct 22, 2019
For athletes, whose job leaves them covered in sweat and dirt, skin care should be a priority.During the Shine-Free Week with Cleanance, Dr. Karen Gavino-Dionisio of the Aesthetic Institute of the Philippines shared information about good skin cleansing habits ...
Oct 11, 2019
Even medical practitioners that have dedicated their whole lives to treating ilnesses believe that prevention is still the best medicine.This is the crux of ManilaMed-Medical Center Manila's Sports and Exercise Medicine Center, whose multispecialty and multidisciplinary team aspect ( ...
Sep 25, 2019
Almost everything these days is pay-to-play.For one, the level of investment for beginner athletes is no joke. The apparel and equipment demands of trying out a new sport like basketball, volleyball, or martial arts are outright discouraging.Good thing ...
Sep 13, 2019
IT was another memorable day spent honoring the real MVPs in our lives as our favorite super-athletes, their children and partners make time to salute the amazing fathers by their side. Social media burst with heartfelt greetings and stories about their ...
Jun 17, 2019
VOLLEYBALL players don't just look good on the court, they can also slay magazine covers like professional models.Striking the perfect balance between strong and sexy, these female athletes are the perfect fitspiration.The Cignal team captain wears many hats, ...
Jan 19, 2019
Before these stars shined bright as TV personalities, they were elite athletes at the top of their game.A far contrast from the glamorous life of a celebrity, athletes spend most of their time mentally and physically training for their next competition. ...
Jan 18, 2019
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