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By Joaquin Henson | Updated August 17, 2017 - 12:11am

ABAP executive director Ed Picson said yesterday Fil-Brit boxer John Marvin, a late discovery from out of the blue, might just pull a surprise to win the gold medal in the lightheavyweight division at the coming SEA Games in Malaysia.

By Joaquin Henson | Updated August 15, 2017 - 12:30am

Gilas’ Fil-German center Christian Standhardinger will play for the defending champion Hong Kong Eastern Long Lions in the ABL next season, it was recently announced by his sports agent YouFirst and reported in the German website basketball.de.

By Joaquin Henson | Updated August 13, 2017 - 12:06am

It’s a long shot but Philippine Squash Academy (PSA) president and delegation deputy chef de mission Bob Bachmann said yesterday the target in the coming SEA Games is for the eight-strong squash team to deliver the country’s first gold ever in the history of the 11-nation conclave.

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By Joaquin M. Henson | Updated August 17, 2017 - 12:12am

Bowler Lara Posadas will compete in her third Southeast Asian Games in Malaysia and her goal is to bring home at least a gold medal. There are 11 events in the sport which will be played at the Sunway Mega Lanes of the Sunway Pyramid Mall in Petaling Jaya, Selangor, on Aug. 20-25.

By Joaquin M. Henson | Updated August 16, 2017 - 12:09am

Asian cage legend and South Korean head coach Hur Jae struck out one of his sons to bring back veteran Park Chan Hee on the national team for stability at the FIBA Asia Cup in Lebanon.

By Joaquin M. Henson | Updated August 15, 2017 - 12:30am

It’s widely known in FIBA circles that there are only two countries in the world where basketball is the No. 1 sport – Lithuania and the Philippines. Football is king in most countries on the planet but Filipinos and Lithuanians proudly declare that their love for hoops is like no other.

By Joaquin M. Henson | Updated August 11, 2017 - 12:06am

It was sweet revenge for the Philippines as Gilas brought down defending champion China, 96-87, at the FIBA Asia Cup in Lebanon the other night.

By Joaquin M. Henson | Updated August 10, 2017 - 12:09am

There was only one Filipino among the 15 assigned to the pool of referees/judges (RJs) for the recent ASBC (Asian Boxing Confederation) Asian Junior Championships in Puerto Princesa.