The fabled ALA Gym traces its roots to Cebu and through the years, has been the stomping grounds of fighters like Donnie Nietes, Merlito Sabillo, Rey (Boom Boom) Bautista, A. J. Banal, Arthur Villanueva, Genesis Servania, Milan Melindo, Jason Pagara, Rocky Fuentes, Malcolm Tunacao and even former world champions Gerry Peñalosa and Rodel Mayol.
Now the bashing begins. The Philippines’ failure to make it to the semifinals of the basketball tournament at the Asian Games in Incheon has triggered an angry wave of dismay because of frustrated expectations.
The difference between hope and despair is a different way of telling stories from the same facts. – Alain de Botton
Gilas Pilipinas is out of contention in the Asian Games.