Joaquin M. Henson
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3x3 no easy grind
by Joaquin M. Henson - December 1, 2021 - 12:00am
The PBA has so far held three legs in the first conference of its initial 3x3 league with rousing success.
Spare the institution
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 30, 2021 - 12:00am
Someone with a heart for athletes and sports called yesterday to ask that PATAFA as an institution be spared from the squabble between PATAFA president Philip Juico and pole vaulter EJ Obiena.
Tragedy won’t deter Paradero
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 28, 2021 - 12:00am
Robert Paradero suffered a family tragedy last Wednesday when his father Federico died of complications from pneumonia.
Squashers stay busy
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 26, 2021 - 12:00am
Even as squash has been delisted from the SEA Games calendar in Hanoi this May and there’s no certainty if the national team, known as Kayod Pilipinas, will be given the green light to represent the country...
Juico speaks out
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 25, 2021 - 12:00am
PATAFA president Philip Juico insists it’s a moral issue facing Italy-based pole vaulter EJ Obiena because if the five-man investigating committee determines that values were violated and laws were broken,...
Will Bishop bless Meralco?
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 24, 2021 - 12:00am
Meralco isn’t shaking up its roster for the coming PBA Governors’ Cup as coach Norman Black is relying on the Bolts nucleus that took the squad to the semifinals of the recent Philippine Cup.
Next five of Pacman’s 10 best fights
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 23, 2021 - 12:00am
In last Sunday’s column, we listed the first five of Manny Pacquiao’s 10 best fights, not in order of preference but chronology. Here are the next five.
10 most riveting Pacman fights
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 21, 2021 - 12:00am
Here’s a tough one.
Back to gym for college athletes
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 19, 2021 - 12:00am
It looks like the UAAP and NCAA will finally be allowed to resume their seasons after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic.
Getting fit with ropeflow
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 18, 2021 - 12:00am
There’s a fitness craze called ropeflow that’s the core element in building over 20 exercise communities all over the country and its American inventor David Weck calls the expansion a phenomenon.
Who’s minding Donaire’s age?
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 17, 2021 - 12:00am
WBC bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire Jr. turned 39 yesterday but who’s counting?
Moving on beyond Yuka
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 16, 2021 - 12:00am
Golfer Yuka Saso has chosen to represent Japan when she turns 22 in 2023 and it’s a huge loss for the Philippines whose colors she wore in bagging golds in the individual and team events at the 2018 Asian Games,...
Ex-import recalls PBA days
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 14, 2021 - 12:00am
With the PBA welcoming back imports in the Governors Cup this month after a two-year wait due to the pandemic, it’s refreshing to know that an NBA first round draft pick remembers seeing action in the league...
Jack’s first sport not hoops
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 12, 2021 - 12:00am
Believe it or not, 6-5 Jack Animam’s first sport wasn’t basketball. Growing up in Malolos where she was born, Animam said she played badminton before her M. H. del Pilar National High School principal...
When will church bells ring?
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 11, 2021 - 12:00am
Tokyo Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz and her coach Julius Naranjo are tying the knot next year but exactly when is still up in the air.
Asistio honored to wear Anta
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 10, 2021 - 12:00am
Rain or Shine guard Anton Asistio never expected to be chosen as the first Anta brand ambassador.
Ali says EASL will enhance PBA
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 9, 2021 - 12:00am
Former PBA star Ali Peek welcomed the other day the pro league’s participation as a partner in the East Asia Super League which is launching its inaugural season with eight teams from the Philippines, South...
Donaire going for KO
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 7, 2021 - 12:00am
WBC bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire Jr. is gunning for a knockout over undefeated mandatory challenger Reymart Gaballo when they face off in a scheduled 12-round bout at the Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson...
PBA teams await NCR clearance
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 5, 2021 - 12:00am
Where will the PBA second conference be held? Right now, teams aren’t allowed full-contact practice in NCR under alert level three conditions so players are either doing zoom workouts or getting together in...
Men of the moment
by Joaquin M. Henson - November 4, 2021 - 12:00am
With the PBA second conference starting in the third or fourth week of this month, commissioner Willie Marcial couldn’t be more excited in welcoming back imports and thanking government officials for their...
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