Category Archives: Sportacular

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The Making of Ronda Rousey

Friday, 14 August 2015 | Written by
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Ronda Rocks! In her sixth title defense, UFC bantamweight women’s champion Ronda Rousey proved once again why she is the best in the cage. After a much publicized word war against undefeated challenger Bethe Correia, Rousey knocked out Correia in UFC 190 in just 34 seconds of the first round.   The fight became a personal vendetta for Rousey as…Read More »

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When Mind Wins Over Heart

Thursday, 13 August 2015 | Written by
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Filipinos are one, if not the most passionate fans of basketball in the world. After its run during the 2013 FIBA Asia tournament, we have encapsulated this passion in one word: puso. It was “puso” that drove the undersized Filipinos to book their tickets to Spain in 2014 for the FIBA Basketball World Cup, and it was “puso” that put…Read More »

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Champions of Life: Youth Sports Advocacy

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 | Written by
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by Karlo Sevilla     It all began one Saturday afternoon last summer. Toni Faye Tan was reviewing her law school notes when she was distracted by boisterous noises coming from the street outside their house. When looked out the window, she saw five children — two girls and one boy playing volleyball while two other boys watched. That immediately…Read More »

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[For the love of the game] Football Clinics in Manila

Sunday, 26 July 2015 | Written by
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  Football is a fast-growing sport in the country. In the last couple of years, it has seen the emergence of many sports fans – both young and old – who can’t wait to kick the ball and score a goal.  In fact a couple of organizations have banked on this frenzy to put up football clinics around the Metropolis to…Read More »

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On the rise: Wrestling in the Philippines

Monday, 20 July 2015 | Written by
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by Karlo Silverio Sevilla While still far from world-class, the sport of Olympic-style wrestling in the Philippines has been on a steady climb in recent years. Recently, the Team Philippines wrestling team took home four gold, seven silver, and two bronze medals in the Southeast Asian Wrestling Championships in Singapore.  (The championships were “only” held simultaneously with the 28th Southeast…Read More »

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Cementing Greatness: Wimbledon 2015

Monday, 13 July 2015 | Written by
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The oldest and most prestigious Grand Slam tournament of tennis kicked off last June 29 for 13 days of tennis action. The men’s top ranked Novak Djokovic is looking to win the tournament for the second straight year, and his third Wimbledon championship for his career. Women’s number two Petra Kvitova won the tournament last year, but the top seeded…Read More »

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Beer vs. Milk Part 2: The 2015 PBA Governor’s Cup Finals

Saturday, 11 July 2015 | Written by
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For the second time this season, the San Miguel Beermen and the Alaska Aces will figure in a seven-game series for the championship. Just a few months removed from their epic seven-game Philippine Cup matchup that went the distance, they are set to face each other once more for the 2015 Governor’s Cup title. The Beermen captured the Philippine Cup…Read More »

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Inevitable Reunions: The PBA Governor’s Cup Semifinals

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 | Written by
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The final conference of the PBA season is in for a strong finish as we are down to the final four teams. The top seeded Alaska Aces and the third seeded Rain Or Shine Elastopainters made quick work of their opponents to advance to the next round early. The second-seeded San Miguel Beermen needed two games to dispose of the…Read More »

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5 Things You Can Learn From Kali/Eskrima

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 | Written by
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I am a wimp. Completely non-confrontational and non-athletic, I am the epitome of the damsel in distress. Throw me into a potentially dangerous situation and I will freak out before you can even say “self-defense”. I am hopeless. I am weak. I am fragility personified. Which is probably why enrolling myself in a martial arts class was probably not such…Read More »

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Easy exercises to jumpstart your mornings

Monday, 29 June 2015 | Written by
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  Most people often feel sluggish when they wake up in the morning. Some go through their routine like zombies in The Walking Dead while others feel a little bit tired and sleepy, even if they had a good eight hours of snooze. But as someone who needs to get up early every day, how do you jumpstart your mornings so…Read More »

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