14 Peaks, 6 Months

Nirmal Purja [Wikimedia Commons | Gwrthanesh]
December 12, 2021

Is mountaineering or mountain climbing a sport? According to flypgs.com, “Mountaineering, otherwise known as mountain climbing, is a very popular outdoor sport. There are thousands of mountains in the world, all with their own unique terrain, their own challenges and excitements.”

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A Sad Episode in Jawo’s Cage Life

A new lease on life for Jaworski and Reynoso that eventually resurrected their respective roundball careers.
December 3, 2021

Exactly 50 years ago on December 19, the music died. On that fateful day of December 19, 1971, the festive local basketball scene was rocked by the physical mauling of a pair of referees in an All-Filipino game in the Manila Industrial Commercial and Athletic Association (MICAA).

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Women’s Football: A Game of Their Own

The five team captains in Gridiron West Women's League, with Rhyanna Edbrooke in the centre.(Supplied: Angelo Di Carlo) via www.abc.net.au
November 1, 2021

Over the long weekend, I came across a Sports Illustrated Daily Cover article, “How One Women’s Football Team Took Control Away From the Men” by Britni de la Cretaz and Lyndsey D’Arcangelo. As I was doing my research on women’s American Football, there’s a lot of history behind the effort to establish women’s American Football.

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