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LINA TRANSFERS TO UP, APPLIES FOR VAAS PROGRAM

Former Gilas Pilipinas Youth stalwart Bismarck Lina is working on his transfer to the University of the Philippines (UP) from the University of Santo Tomas (UST), UP Fighting Maroons head coach Bo Perasol has confirmed. “[Bismarck Lina] is already processing his transfer from UST to UP. He’s just working on some papers and documents to […]

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FIGHTING MAROONS LOOK BACK AT THEIR HISTORIC UAAP 81 RUN

If there’s one good thing that has come out of this pandemic, it’s that friendship and family bonds have gotten stronger, despite or because of the physical absence. A tightly-knit family and the best of friends because of their shared experience, the UP Fighting Maroons of University Athletics Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Season 81, […]

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FIGHTING MAROONS STAY FIGHTING AMID COVID-19

The whole world of sports has come to a halt because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the University of the Philippines Fighting Maroons Men’s Basketball Team (UP MBT) stay fighting. Every member of the team is optimistic that Filipinos and the Philippines will get through the difficult challenges they are facing and are staying positive […]

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PALAWAN EXPRESS PERA PADALA GIVES BACK TO UP, SPONSORS FIGHTING MAROONS

From a single pawn brokering shop in Palawan in 1985 to the fastest growing and leading pawnshop and money remittance network in the Philippines, Palawan Express Pera Padala strongly identifies with the UP Fighting Maroons. For more than three decades, UP’s performance in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) has been sub-par, with […]

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UP supporters question Perasol three-game suspension

Excessively harsh, heavy-handed, and unjustified. These were among the reactions of University of the Philippines (UP) Fighting Maroons fans online after the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) slapped Maroons head coach Bo Perasol with a three-game suspension after being ejected following a confrontation with referee Jaime Rivena in the September 29 UP-Ateneo tiff. […]

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Consistency critical in UAAP finals officiating, says UP alum group

“What should apply to Juan should apply to all.” This, according to nowheretogobutUP Foundation (ntgbUP) Chairman Atty. Agaton Uvero, “should be the mantra of referees officiating the finals.” “Whether the refs call it tight or allow the boys to be physical during the games, the key is consistency; the standard that they apply to the […]

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UP, UST Given Relief by UAAP Board of Trustees

  The Board of Trustees (BOT) of the UAAP (University Athletic Association of the Philippines) has officially allowed foreign players Ibrahim Ouattara of the University of the Philippines (UP) and Steve Akomo of the University of Santo Tomas (UST) to play in the upcoming Season 80. Previously, the Eligibility Committee of the UAAP declared as […]