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"Nape-pressure ka [na] sa training, nape-pressure ka rin sa Accounting," she shares.
Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz made history when she became the first Filipina athlete to win a medal at the Summer Olympics. Hidilyn, 30, competed in the 2016 Summer Olympics held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and brought home the silver medal in the women's 53-kg weight division. ...
Athletic brains and academic brawn in one complete package
The student-athlete life isn’t an easy one. Juggling grueling, dual schedules of sports and studies is a demanding task, and while many university athletes are scholars, they’re not often called to the scholarly life.There are, however, a few select student athletes who ...
"Without even trying, Yanzi always lit up the room from the moment she walked in..."
The student athletic community is in deep mourning as football player Yana Bautista, 17, formerly of Miriam College High School, died from COVID-19 on July 22.According to the post by her sister, Martie Bautista, Yana was disgnosed with Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis (ADEM), a disease affecting the central nervous system, which was ...
Yana Baustista was supposed to join Ateneo's football team this school year.
Another young talent succumbs to the deadly COVID-19.Yana Bautista, a football player from Miriam College and just committed to Ateneo, passed away on Wednesday. She was 17.Her sister, Philippine women's national football team stud Martie Bautista announced the news on Facebook."These past few ...
S+A became the home for UAAP and NCAA, as well as other local sports.
On Thursday, ABS-CBN Sports + Action bid goodbye after six years of service. The ABS-CBN S+A was launched in January 2014 as a replacement for the ABS-CBN’s sister station Studio 23. It served as the home channel for sports programs in the past ...
The athlete joins calls for change after George Floyd death.
In a series of Instagram stories, University of the Philippines forward Kobe Paras voiced out his support for the #BlackLivesMatter movement in the United States.He first reposted a story from Fil-Am guard Jordan Clarkson of the Utah Jazz which saw a girl ...
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The 18-year-old is skipping college to sign with the NBA's minor league.
Filipino sensation Kai Sotto is skipping college and is headed to the National Basketball Association’s G-League, the first international draft prospect to do so.The seven-foot-two Filipino player is skipping college to head directly to the NBA’s official minor league, according to a ...
S+A has been the home for collegiate sports in the country for the better part of the past two decades.
A number of athletes expressed dismay after ABS-CBN’s sports channel went off the air on Tuesday night.ABS-CBN Sports+Action was just one of the 42 channels that signed off just before 8 p.m. as ABS-CBN complied with a National Telecommunications Commission order to ...
Filipina foil fencer Maxine Esteban also got help from her sisters.
In the absence of sports, what's a national athlete to do?For Filipina foil fencer Maxine Esteban, the answer is simple: Help raise over P300,000 for health frontliners in a donation drive.Esteban is the latest in a long and amazing list of athletes ...
Nieto twins help Ninong Kit, who also happens to be mayor, in serving Caintenos.
Not even the hoops hiatus can stop the Nieto twins from handing out assists.Service seems to run in the blood of Mike and Matt Nieto as they tap their wide network to help their uncle and ninong, who also happens to be ...
Manganti, Tolentino, Soberano, and Wong want to make their mark
Of the over 70 aspirants in last year’s PBA draft, only a fourth made it to the cut. As the 45th season of the PBA opens in less than a week, the rookie signees who've earned a slot in their respective teams ...
Bordeos becomes meat of online talk while helping out in family's meat business.
Meat the rookie!University of Santo Tomas bench player Albert Bordeos found himself becoming a viral trending topic early this month.The point guard, who's had limited playing time thus far in the UAAP, became an online sensation after he was photographed working as a ...
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