IF designer (and big hoops fan) AJ Dimarucot were to rank his favorite players of all time, Michael Jordan would definitely be at the top. A close second would be Dwyane Wade.And if Dimarucot were to choose a number three, it ...
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JUST this June, multi-awarded chesser Sander Severino notched another achievement when he took first place at the first IPCA (Internationally Physically Disabled Chess Association) Online World Championship.Besting international rivals, including a five-time PWD champ from Ukraine, the 34-year- ...
Jul 3, 2020
In Spin.ph's 'Before Lockdown' series, we take a look at the "last two minutes" before sports was completely shut down around the globe. Athletes from the few games that were played this year look back on the ...
May 5, 2020
WITH his trademark aggression, Beau Belga is a tough, feared player for Rain or Shine's on-court opponents. His brawny build has earned him the nickname "Mr. Extra Rice".Off the court, Belga is also one of the nicest guys ...
Mar 3, 2020
Soon after he took a last shot for the night, Jeth Troy Rosario heard very small steps approaching him at the Meralco Gym in Pasig City.It was Troy's first-born, Zoey Isabelle, rushing to give her daddy some sweet kisses ...
Feb 14, 2020
WHERE others see roadblocks, champion para swimmer Ernie Gawilan, bereft of fully developed lower extremities all his life, senses only opportunities. He's relentless and undaunted, the embodiment of everything an apostle of Kobe's Mamba Mentality should be. We had a ...
Feb 10, 2020
SHORTLY after takeoff from Los Angeles International Airport, passengers on Philippine Airlines Flight 113 watched in horror as the engine on the plane's right wing began belching fire. Flames flashed from underneath the wing. "Oh come on," moaned one of the ...
Dec 4, 2019
ALMOST is never enough.That's the case for pencak silat ganda male Philippine bets, brothers Alfau Jan and Almohaidib Abad, whose total routine score tied with Malaysia at 564 points. Both countries were vying for gold on Monday at the Subic ...
Dec 3, 2019
Not all athletes are created equal. While some have the opportunity to devote themselves full-time to their athletic pursuits, others have to juggle that with making a living, especially if their chosen sport isn't that popular or amply funded yet. ...
Nov 29, 2019
WHEN something is fueled by passion, not even physical disability can stop it.That's the case for triathlon twins Jerome and Joshua Nelmida, who were born without corneas, but still swim, bike, and run as active triathletes."You can reach your ...
Nov 29, 2019
WITH just a mere peach basket and a modified soccer ball, physical education instructor James Naismith invented basketball in 1891.And since then, it has become one of the most popular sports in the world.But UPLIFTED, a local streetwear brand anchored ...
Nov 15, 2019
EXHIBITING a mature perspective on life, Nikko Pelaez's winning design in the 2018 Vans Asia Custom Culture Competition (VACC) shows off his own take on how you can take control of your destiny.His theme? Greek myth. "Kaya gods yung ginamit ...
Nov 13, 2019
WHILE all eyes are on the more popular sports, local wushu heroine Agatha Wong has set her sights on another gold for the Philippines in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games.She currently holds the SEAG Wushu Taijiquan event title from 2017, and ...
Nov 4, 2019
UP TO now, Joyce Ignacio has a hard time believing that her only child, Anton, is a jet ski racer. After all, growing up, she had to force him to ride the attractions in Disneyland. "I really didn't expect that he ...
Nov 3, 2019
FOR the past few years, Isaac Go did not only blast triple-doubles on court, but also scored some perfect four's in his class cards.He's delivered for the Blue Eagles during the last four years, plus winning two ...
Nov 1, 2019
ALEXANDRA "Alex" Eala was just three years old when she first held a tennis racket.She started training at the early age of four, joined her first local competition two years later, then became an international contender when she was eight.At ...
Oct 29, 2019
SKY-HIGH tosses.Jaw-dropping stunts.High-spirited attitude.Just like the tip of an iceberg, that five-minute dance routine is only the facade of long months and even years of training and sacrifice for cheerdancers.And cheerleading, after having been ...
Oct 21, 2019
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