Olsen Racela - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Olsen Racela


FEU set to regroup after embarrassing 39-point outing

Sep 27, 2019 - 4:06 PM

After failing to 'show up' last game, the FEU Tamaraws hope to wrap up their erratic first-round campaign with a win

MAJOR STUMBLE. Everything goes crashing for the FEU Tamaraws in their last game against the NU Bulldogs. Photo by Michael Gatpandan

Racela crowns speedy Gonzales as FEU’s 'present and future'

Sep 08, 2019 - 11:06 AM

Sophomore guard L-Jay Gonzales emerges as one of the bright spots for the FEU Tamaraws early this season

KEY COG. L-Jay Gonzales delivers all around numbers for the Tamaraws. Photo release

Racela expects Ateneo’s Kouame to be a ‘headache’ for FEU

Nov 25, 2018 - 11:45 AM

The Tamaraws still remember how the Ivorian center bullied them with a monstrous double-double of 33 points and 27 rebounds

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

FEU aims to make most of last Final Four chance

Nov 18, 2018 - 8:40 PM

A more focused FEU Tamaraws target the fourth and final UAAP semis berth versus La Salle in Wednesday's playoff

MOVING ON. Wendell Comboy and the FEU Tamaraws turn their focus to defeating La Salle for the last Final Four spot. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Racela, FEU hoping for best after Orizu injury

Oct 20, 2018 - 8:10 PM

'This is just one game and there are things more important than basketball,' says FEU coach Olsen Racela

MAJOR BLOW. FEU coach Olsen Racela and the Tamaraws check on Prince Orizu as the big man sustains a leg injury. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Even Olsen Racela surprised at FEU’s wins over Adamson, Ateneo

Oct 10, 2018 - 8:24 PM

After embarrassing losses to the cellar-dwellers, the Tamaraws suddenly ramped up the pace and shocked the top two teams

IMPRESSED. Despite his team's tough schedule, FEU coach Olsen Racela (left) feels proud that his Tamaraws pulled off huge wins. Photo by Joaquin Flores/Rappler

Racela wary of FEU’s inconsistencies, Comboy apologizes for UE loss

Oct 04, 2018 - 7:05 PM

The Far Eastern University Tamaraws bounce back with a gritty win, but can they sustain it?

'NOT OURSELVES'. Wendell Comboy apologizes to the FEU community for the embarrassing loss to the UE Red Warriors. Photo by Richard Esguerra/Rappler

Hubert Cani feels FEU 'cheated' approach to UE game

Oct 01, 2018 - 12:03 AM

The powerhouse FEU Tamaraws have a tendency to underestimate lower-ranked teams – and they paid dearly for it

UPSET LOSSES. The FEU Tamaraws' two setbacks came against lower-ranked squads UE and UST. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

FEU flashes vaunted form after ‘needed loss’

Sep 23, 2018 - 8:18 PM

Coach Olsen Racela says the shock loss to UST had to happen for his favored FEU Tams to come out charging again

PERFECT GAME. FEU'S Prince Orizu finishes with a perfect shooting clip to get the better of his matchup against UP's Bright Akhuetie. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Racela brothers winless vs Ayo-mentored teams

Sep 13, 2018 - 9:49 AM

New UST mentor Aldin Ayo holds a 5-0 record against the Racela coaching brothers of Olsen and Nash in the UAAP

FIRST LOSS. The FEU Tamaraws lose to the UST Growling Tigers for the first time in three years. Photo byJosh Albelda/Rappler

Is Olsen pressured to win FEU a UAAP title like Nash?

Sep 05, 2018 - 11:00 AM

Olsen Racela knows that coaching FEU comes with championship-heavy expectations

CHASE FOR A CHIP. Just like any coach, FEU head coach Olsen Racela wants to win a championship. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Former Eagles Racela, Tolentino and Cani come up big in FEU’s surprise drubbing of Ateneo

Nov 19, 2017 - 8:41 PM

The FEU Tamaraws give the Ateneo Blue Eagles their second straight loss of the season

STUNNER. The Former Blue Eagles come up big against the once undefeated Ateneo squad. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Filoil: FEU cruises past Mapua, San Beda defeats La Salle

May 28, 2017 - 7:29 PM

Robert Bollick scores 27 as San Beda defeats the defending UAAP champions

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Olsen Racela to continue what brother Nash started at FEU

Jan 03, 2017 - 9:00 AM

I’m here to continue the program and hopefully I can do the same and then win a championship in the process says Olsen Racela

NEW COACH. Olsen Racela will take over from his brother Nash as head coach of the FEU Tamaraws. Screengrab from Rappler

The difference Nash Racela made for the FEU Tamaraws

Dec 24, 2016 - 12:21 PM

In 4 seasons as head coach of the FEU Tamaraws Nash Racela has helped turn many young boys into men and made permanent differences in their lives

DIFFERENCE MAKER. Nash Racela makes a big impact on the lives of the players he handled at FEU, and it will be felt even as he now coaches in the PBA. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Olsen Racela named new FEU head coach

Dec 21, 2016 - 11:34 AM

Olsen Racela takes over from brother Nash as head coach of the Far Eastern University Tamaraws men s basketball team

NEW COACH. Olsen Racela will take over from his brother Nash as head coach of the FEU Tamaraws. Screengrab from Rappler

Korean heartbreak is nothing new for Gilas fans

Sep 01, 2015 - 10:00 AM

South Korea and basketball heartbreak go hand in hand for Filipinos

KOREAN CURSE. Gilas huddles after suffering the latest in a series of crushing losses to South Korea. Screenshot from live stream

Lim replaces Agustin as Ginebra coach - report

Mar 30, 2015 - 7:35 PM

Following their quarterfinals elimination Barangay Ginebra San Miguel is reportedly set to make another coaching change

Slam Rising Stars Classic to feature best high school cagers

Mar 21, 2014 - 1:57 PM

SLAM Philippines brings together the top 24 high school basketball stars in the metro in the first ever SLAM Rising Stars Classic slated for March 29

THE FUTURE IS HERE. The top 24 high school players in the nation will square off in the SLAM Rising Stars Classic. Photo courtesy press release

Rigodon shows PH basketball never stops

Jun 13, 2013 - 6:36 PM

A slew of coaching and player movements mark the first week of June

SUDDEN CHANGE. The Archers changed coaches after being ousted in the FilOil quarterfinals. Photo from FilOil Flying V Sports Facebook page.