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Sports News Weekend Roundup (Week of July 17 to 23, 2016)

Edwin Cray at the SEA Games (Photo via Philippine Daily Inquirer) What Are Fil-Am Eric Cray’s Chances for a Medal in Rio? Inquirer reports: “The fastest man in Southeast Asia is just a fraction of a second away from reaching the podium in the men’s 400m hurdles in the Games with his 48.98-second clocking.” Read more here. …

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Sports News Weekend Roundup (Week of 26 May to 03 June 2015)

Some updates on the men’s national basketball team, breaking news on the untimely death of professional baller Gilbert Bulawan, and promising developments in Philippine sports, according to new PSC chairman. – The Gilas Gallery Rappler presents the 12-man strong team of Gilas Pilipinas, who shall be facing the likes of France and New Zealand at …

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SPORTS NEWS WEEKEND ROUNDUP (WEEK OF 27 SEPTEMBER to 03 OCTOBER 2015)

What’s Next for Gilas Pilipinas After FIBA Asia Despite failing to get the gold in the FIBA Asia Championship against China yesterday, Gilas will still have a chance to earn a slot in the 2016 Rio Olympics, as the other three semifinalists (Iran, Japan and Philippines) have earned tickets to join one of three FIBA …

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Play Like A Girl: An Introduction to Sports Camp ‘Girls Got Game’

Girl power is in full swing, as women in various industries are finally making their presence felt, realizing their crucial role in shaping the future of individuals, communities, and the world. In the realm of sports, a small but active pro-girl initiative is hoping to do just that. Girls Got Game (GGG) is a roving …

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[VIDEO] AASM Project “Sports for Love” in the Philippines

Barely 2 months after Typhoon Haiyan struck, Dr. Kong-Ting Yeh, President of the Asian Association of Sport Management (AASM) launched the campaign Sports for Love with the goal of comforting the victims of the disaster through sport. After months of organizing and soliciting, the day finally came in August 2014 for Dr. Yeh and his …

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Pilipinas Futsal Grassroots in Action (Part 1)

By Luigi Bercades, Ph.D., Sports Science and Medicine Anyone with the right sense for sports understands the importance of grassroots development.  While many a sport association will bewail “lack of budget” first before lifting a finger, national futsal team’s Coach Rex is driven by his singular dream to cultivate the best possible pipeline of the …

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Seeking the Peripheries in Sports: A Journal at the 2015 Philippine National Open Athletics Championships

By Airnel T. Abarra, Ateneo de Davao University Being inside a Jesuit University, we at the Ateneo de Davao University Athletics office are always reminded by our University President Fr. Joel Tabora, SJ to follow the request of His Holiness Pope Francis to go in the “Peripheries.” In the sport that I am coaching, it …

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