ERIC SUGUITAN: On Surviving a Heart Operation and Transitioning from Basketball Star to Teacher and Coach

Written By: ZerJosh Serrano and Paul Tamayo When you’re a towering 6-foot-7 individual in a country where physical height doesn’t come in abundance, it’s perfectly understandable that people expect that you’re a professional basketball player. For Eric Suguitan, that expectation became a reality when he was drafted in the PBA in 2012. But before he […]

RICHARD ALBO: On The Value Of Imparting Life Lessons To His Sports-Oriented Daughter

Written By: ZerJosh Serrano and Paul Tamayo At age 35, Richard Albo was the oldest applicant during this year’s PBA Draft. Richard went undrafted, and that could have forced him to give up on his dreams. It is a physically-demanding sport, and most hoopers in their late 30s would give up playing highly-competitive basketball. But […]

Passion Sports Now Accepts Participants for the Summer Online Training Camp 2021

Do you have what it takes to be the next big thing on sports’ biggest stage? Do you want to reach your full potential on and off the court? Do you want to become one of the newest breeds of sports prodigies? Get the chance to be trained by some of the country’s best coaches! […]

MARK VELIGANILAO: Reaching His Basketball Dreams From The Far Province Of Bantayan Island

By: Zerjosh Serrano and Paul Tamayo When Passion Sports first opened a basketball camp in Cebu City, tons of aspiring hoopers attended the event. After all, Cebu is one of the hotbeds of Philippine basketball so it’s just natural that Passion Sports’ camp garnered a lot of attention. But we didn’t expect that a young […]

DEIVID YAP: Surviving Bone Cancer Through Positivity And Love For Basketball

By: Zerjosh Serrano and Paul Tamayo That’s exactly what Deivid Yap did. Deivid, who is now sixteen years of age, started joining the basketball camps organized by Passion Sports back in 2013. It was his father who encouraged him to join, and Deivid said that it was worth it because he was able to improve […]

MAC TALLO: On Learning From His Mistakes And Realizing The Value Of Always Staying In Shape

By: ZerJosh Serrano and Paul Tamayo When you think of the most credentialed basketball players coming from Cebu, more prominent names like June Mar Fajardo or Dondon Hontiveros will always come first. But you can’t overlook Mac Tallo, who is as much as a Cebuano legend as they come. While in Cebu, Mac won at […]

JOAQUIN BASILIO: Trusting The Process

By: John Dave Casas Reaching our dreams requires patience, sacrifice and most of all by trusting that something great is prepared for us. Pushing forward and creating rafters for his budding career, young prodigy Joaquin Basilio-Under Armour Philippine’s Ambassador never fail to chase the dream he always wanted as a child. Together with his parents, […]

NIETO BROTHERS: Deep Passion For The Game

By: John Dave Casas   The COVID-19 Pandemic ravaged the whole world and the Philippines as well. The sports sector is not exempted as coliseum doors closed and tournaments stopped. It was a bleak season for Philippine Sports since big tournaments like the PBA has already opened a new season and was abruptly halted in […]

TRAVIS CORTES: The Making Of An International Superstar

By: John Dave Casas At this age many kids are head down all day using their gadgets and playing games. But for this young and passionate kid, basketball is his life. Looking back 2 years ago, Wayne Travis Cortes was just another multi talented ‘kid’ exploring the sport of basketball. He was just ten years […]

MIGS PASCUAL: Family Motivation Key To Reaching Success

By: John Dave Casas Building someone’s dream takes a lot of time and rigorous effort. It is a test of passion, patience and sacrifice. In sports, aspiring athletes started young and took their trainings to an extra mile. This is of course the result of the motivation and support given by their parents and loved […]