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THREE B’S OF THE PHILIPPINES

The Philippines prides itself on its three Bs: Basketball, Boxing, and Beauty Pageants. These three might as well be our country’s identifier considering their massive following and influence. Remember when Pacman was just starting to make waves? Not just in the country but also in various international arenas – breaking records after records?How the streets […]

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ONE RETURNS WITH ONE: BATTLEGROUND ON 30 JULY

ONE has announced the full card for ONE: BATTLEGROUND, which will broadcast live from the Singapore Indoor Stadium on Friday, 30 July. In the main event, reigning ONE Strawweight Muay Thai World Champion Sam-A Gaiyanghadao defends his World Title against Thai phenom Prajanchai PK.Saenchai Muaythaigym. In the co-main event, former two-division ONE World Champion Aung […]

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BOARDS & PIECES: CHESS IN THE PHILIPPINES

Chess is a competitive 2-player game. It is played on a board with 64 squares of contrasting colors which are usually black and white. The game is played by using abstract strategies and tactics using 16 pieces per player. The pieces are called chessmen: 1 king piece, 1 queen piece, 2 rook pieces, 2 bishop […]

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#TIL: PHILIPPINE SPORTS

#TIL – Sports, an ever-present aspect of our culture, has been a consistent source of pride and nationalism. It’s always a source of inspiration to young and aspiring athletes and even non-athletes. Filipino athletes will again have another shot to make our country proud again. Nineteen of the country’s best athletes will be gunning to […]

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CARLOS YULO POSITIONED TO END PH OLYMPIC GOLD DROUGHT

Muhammad Ali said, “Champions aren’t made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them – a desire, a dream, a vision.” This is especially true in the case of Carlos Yulo – the first Filipino and Southeast Asian world champion Gymnast. 2019 was a big and monumental year for the Gymnastics […]

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#TIL: MOVIE FUN FACTS

Some movies are more incredible than we thought. Behind their superb cinematography, well-written scripts, and story arc, Directors and Producers sometimes leave candle trails and “hidden mickey’s” just to add some fun to our viewing experience. For this week’s #TIL, your weekly dose of trivia and fun facts, we are giving you trivia bits even […]

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SB19 GOT IN THE ZONE

We Filipinos love success stories – stories that inspire and make you say to yourself, “if others can do it, why can’t I?” Sometimes, we become so hyperfocused on the finish line, we forget that the journey matters even more. The things we do to get to where we are defines who we are. The […]

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PACIO READY, EXCITED TO DEFEND ONE TITLE FOR PH

Hungry is an understatement for Joshua “The Passion” Pacio as the reigning ONE Strawweight World Champion has been on the shelf for more than a year now. “I’m more than thrilled to get back inside the circle as it’s more than a year since my last bout,” he said. The last time Pacio stepped on […]

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GINA INIONG WANTS ANOTHER CRACK AT ONE TITLE

IT’S been a year and a half now since Gina “Conviction” Iniong last stepped inside the ONE Circle. Since then, a lot has happened in her life — and that’s not even counting the struggles brought upon by the COVID-19 pandemic to everyone around the world. “I’m excited to see all the best atomweights compete […]

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KINGAD WANTS ONE MORE SHOT AGAINST JOHNSON AT ONE

DANNY “The King” Kingad felt like he was already on the cusp of greatness. It was October 2019 in Tokyo when the pride of Team Lakay entered the biggest match of his career, as he faced one of the greatest mixed martial arts fighters to ever step in ONE Circle, with a chance to be […]