Category Archives: Sports

Afterthought on the 2018 Asian Games 2018

More power to the Filipino athletes! Congratulations to all Filipino athletes for a great job at the recently concluded 2018 Asian games! After 15 days of tough battles in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia, the Philippines brought home 4 gold, 2 silver, and 15 bronze medals – coming in at 19th place. This is an improved …

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Roundup on Philippine Sports

Roundup on Philippine Sports Excitement build up for the 2018 Asian Games For serious Filipino sports fans, it is a great time to talk about sports, to argue with fellow countrymen about the direction and future of Philippine sports, and to relish the country’s victories in international sports competitions. The 2018 Asian Games (officially the …

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Barangay Ginebra San Miguel win first PBA title in 8 years

Barangay Ginebra is 2016 PBA Governors’ Cup champs Minutes ago, Barangay Ginebra San Miguel Kings won their first PBA title in 8 years, thanks to a three-point buzzer beater courtesy of their import Justin Brownlee. The Gin Kings ended their 8-year title drought, which started in 2008, with a 91-88 Game 6 victory over the …

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What’s next for Team Philippines after Rio 2016 Olympics?

What’s next for Philippine sports? The Rio 2016 Olympics has just concluded, with Team USA claiming the last gold for beating Team Serbia in men’s basketball. For Team Philippines, this is the Olympics to remember: weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz snatched silver to bring out a number of milestones: First Olympic medal in weightlifting First Filipina to …

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To Kobe Bryant, thank you very much and happy retirement!

Basketball era ends with Kobe Bryant’s departure I am no fan of Kobe Bryant and his Los Angeles Lakers. I disliked them. I took great pleasure in seeing them lose, especially to cellar dwellers. I love to relive the moments they lost to Steve Nash and the Phoenix Suns in the 2006 and 2007 play-offs. …

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The Philippines Must Invest More In Sports

Wins for Team Philippines Hours ago, the Gilas Pilipinas team just defeated Chinese Taipei B, 96-67, to bag the silver medal at the 37th William Jones Cup in Taiwan. Two days ago, they defeated a much taller USA Select-Overtake club, 78-74. Iran claimed the gold medal. Two days ago, the Perlas Pilipinas squad downed India, 82-76, …

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