New Sport Complex

Baguio City administrator Bonifacio dela Peña shows off the materials for the flooring of the soon to rise youth convergence and sports complex at the Baguio athletic bowl. The engineer on Thursday (Sept. 24, 2020) said the city is building the PHP434-million youth and sports center with help from Senator Vicente Sotto III who committed […]

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TREADMILL

One of the better known young Baguio artists Venazir Martinez returns to her alma mater and got blown off when she saw the newly built gym – both the court and the fitness center. With her is human kinetics director Fernando Florendo, the 2018 – 2019 Baguio- Benguet Educational Athletic League over-all commissioner. PML /ABN

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Adiwang in crucial match

The highly-anticipated ONE: A NEW BREED II pre-recorded broadcast is set to air this Friday night, 11 September, and there is a host of compelling martial arts matchups on hand to be excited about. One person who will be watching the show closely, especially the dramatic main event between 4-time Muay Thai World Champion Pongsiri […]

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Athletes hopeful stipends to return to normal

National athletes here are hopeful that their monthly stipends will return to full after lawmakers inserted P180 million in the budget of the Philippine Sports Commission from the Bayanihan Act 2 law. Rep. Abraham Tolentino, who is also the incumbent Philippine Olympic Committee (poc) president, included the PSC budget in the Bayanihan act in consideration […]

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Sangiao’s wish for his aces

Philippine martial arts pioneer Mark Sangiao isn’t just the head coach and founder of the famed Team Lakay of Baguio City, Philippines. He’s also the team’s spiritual leader, a father-figure to many of its younger members, and a guide through the often-convoluted world of mixed martial arts. Known as one of the most prolific martial […]

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MONEY IN

University of Baguio student athletes and members of the Philippine arnis team Abegail Abad (r), Elmer Manlapas (2nd r) and Eza Rai Galang (2nd l) and Philippine kickboxing team member Jerry Olsim pose with UB athletic director Alan Elegado during a recent local sports awards. The four have now received their monthly stipend from the […]

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Cordillera athletes finally get delayed stipends

National athletes here are more than happy to receive their delayed allowance from the Philippine Sports Commission even if it is only half of what they used to get monthly due to the coronavirus disease (Covid-19). “I’ve got mine today,” said a jubilant arnisador Eza Rai Yalong as she got her monthly stipend for this […]

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