WITH THE recent announcement that the 31st SEA Games in Vietnam will be held from May 12 to 23, 2022, it seems most of our athletes, coaches, and staff will be unable to cast their votes for the national elections on May ...
Nov 6, 2021
YESTERDAY night, shortly after the announcement that Metro Manila would ease into Alert Level 2, a listener of DZMM Teleradyo fielded a question to Department of Interior and Local Government undersecretary Epimaco V. Densing III, who was a guest at the station' ...
Nov 5, 2021
THE LONG wait is over for hoopers as hard courts are set to open in the National Capital Region as Metro Manila moves into Alert Level 2.In a guesting in DZMM Teleradyo's SRO segment, DILG undersecretary Epimaco Densing III fielded ...
Nov 4, 2021
WHAT IF you could buy shoes... but not actually get to wear them?Trademarks filed by Nike seem to suggest that the sportswear giant is moving into "downloadable virtual goods." According to a Bloomberg report, Nike filed four requests on October 27 ...
Nov 2, 2021
FILBASKET has not yet even blown the whistle on its first game, but it has already faced numerous challenges as it approaches its launch this week.A misunderstanding with the Games and Amusements Board (GAB) regarding its plans to conduct a bubble ...
Oct 25, 2021
SINCE OUR powerhouse performance in the recent Olympics, Republic Act 10699 - the National Athletes and Coaches Benefits and Incentives Act - has been put on the spotlight because of the windfall it promised Olympic medalists Hidilyn Diaz, Nesthy Petecio, Carlo Paalam, and Eumir ...
Aug 13, 2021
DURING a Thursday afternoon briefing, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque vowed to raise the concerns of 1996 Olympics silver medalist Onyok Velasco to the Office of the President.A few weeks ago, Velasco spoke out again on the claims that he has yet ...
Aug 5, 2021
NESTHY Petecio will still come home as a hero, and richer at that, after her silver medal finish in the women's featherweight division of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics,Despite the Filipina boxer's heartbeaking loss to Japan's ...
Aug 3, 2021
THE Bureau of Internal Revenue has spoken: Hidilyn Diaz' windfall of rewards won't be subject to taxes.The government agency issued the clarification on Thursday as the deluge of prizes given to the country's first ever Olympic ...
Jul 29, 2021
SIMONE Biles' withdrawal from the individual all-around gymnastics finals and the team finals has put the mental health of athletes once again in the spotlight. Sadly, the withdrawal of Biles, who is arguably the greatest gymnast of all time, was greeted ...
Jul 28, 2021
YESTERDAY, Hidilyn Diaz stepped into the Tokyo International Forum with the weight of the country on her shoulders. A few hours later, she stepped out, the country's first ever Olympic gold medal hanging on her neck, a huge smile on her ...
Jul 27, 2021
AHEAD of President Rodrigo Duterte's final State of the Nation Address (SONA), the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) released a 10-point list touting the government's sports legacy.The government arm for sports shared on its social media pages ...
Jul 26, 2021
YESTERDAY, representatives of the UAAP said that the league will finally be setting, and enforcing, limits on benefits offered to recruits and student-athletes. By doing this, they hope to, as Kiko Diaz of the University of the Philippines said, "level the ...
Jul 17, 2021
FOUR-FOR-twenty-nine from the free throw line. Blowing wide open lay-ups. Lackluster play. No, I'm not talking about the last time my high school buddies and I attempted to play basketball. I'm referring to yesterday's professional ...
Apr 15, 2021
SPORTS collectibles are having quite a surge recently. Whether it's sports trading cards or sports nonfungible tokens like NBA Top Shot, the market has been at an upswing. The collectible industry has been on fire so much that card grader and ...
Apr 8, 2021
TOKYO-bound Filipino boxer Eumir Marcial defended Irish Magno after the Philippine Sports Commission rejected her sentiments in an article published by the Daily Tribune. Marcial wrote about an experience of his own, where he also struggled to receive support from stakeholders ...
Mar 18, 2021
WHEN IT comes to protecting its student athletes, the sports association for cheer is beginning to take more action.In an episode of their weekly livestreamed podcast Pep Talk, Carlos Valdes III, head of both the National Cheerleading Competition and the Philippine ...
Mar 8, 2021
WITH ANGE Kouame and Bienve Marañon's naturalization gaining steam in Congress, it's a good time as ever to take a look at the legal side of citizenship and naturalization. If you were ever curious on what makes a Filipino ...
Feb 19, 2021
NO mandatory swab or any antigen testing is required for student-athletes who will enter bubble trainings, the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) announced on Monday.In a press conference about the resumption of collegiate athletic trainings, a technical working group (TWG) ...
Oct 26, 2020
FILIPINO athletes are world-class.Case in point: Thirdy Ravena. Recruited to play in the Japanese B.League and finally landing in Japan to join San-En NeoPhoenix today, Thirdy serves as an exemplar for athletes who are looking to play professionally ...
Oct 15, 2020
IT IS early 2020 in professor Mickey Ingles' sports law class, and the UAAP Board has to make a decision about LeBron James.As one of the best players in the world, both the Ateneo Lakers and the FEU Jazz were eyeing ...
Oct 14, 2020
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