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Fans split on Manny Pacquiao’s fight
by Joaquin M. Henson - May 25, 2018 - 12:00am
Even as challenger Manny Pacquiao declared himself the underdog in his July 15 fight against WBA welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse of Argentina in Kuala Lumpur, oddsmakers insist the Filipino boxing icon is the...
Expect tough Sultan fight – Jerwin Ancajas warned
by Joaquin M. Henson - May 25, 2018 - 12:00am
It won’t be an easy defense for IBF superflyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas when he takes on mandatory challenger Jonas Sultan in the first-ever world title fight between two Filipinos outside the Philippines...
Tab taps top coaches for clinic
by Joaquin M. Henson - May 24, 2018 - 12:00am
Four well-known foreign basketball coaches are coming to share their expertise in the second World Hoops Clinic that Ateneo UAAP champion mentor Tab Baldwin is organizing with a focus on the European style at the...
Justin Fortune says he’s Filipino, too
by Joaquin M. Henson - May 24, 2018 - 12:00am
Strength and conditioning coach Justin Fortune said the other day he feels at home working with an all-Filipino team in preparing Manny Pacquiao for his fight against WBA welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse in...
PBA rolls out All-Star showcase
by Joaquin M. Henson - May 23, 2018 - 12:00am
The PBA All-Star extravaganza gets off to a rousing start with the first of three legs in Digos City, Davao del Sur, today.
Gilas Pilipinas in bind for Asian Games
by Joaquin M. Henson - May 23, 2018 - 12:00am
Gilas head coach Chot Reyes is in a quandary as to how to build a competitive national basketball team for the Asian Games on Aug. 18-Sept. 2 in Indonesia and with the PBA in season, it doesn’t look like pros...
Perlas 3x3 in tough grind
by Joaquin M. Henson - May 22, 2018 - 12:00am
According to Philippine national women’s coach Pat Aquino, landing in the same bracket as four European contenders will make surviving the preliminary round of the FIBA 3x3 World Cup a tough challenge but playing...
SEAG host to maximize edge
by Joaquin M. Henson - May 22, 2018 - 12:00am
POC president Ricky Vargas has set a lofty goal of at least a third place finish when the Philippines hosts the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games on Nov. 30-Dec. 10 next year but isn’t closing the door on pushing...
Diver turns to trampoline
by Joaquin M. Henson - May 20, 2018 - 12:00am
For 32-year-old Rexel Ryan Fabriga of Zamboanga City, there is life after a successful career in diving.
Vargas sets SEA Games timetable
by Joaquin M. Henson - May 20, 2018 - 12:00am
POC president and Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee (PHISGOC) co-vice chairman Ricky Vargas yesterday revealed key hallmarks in the timetable leading towards the staging of the 30th SEA Games...
Trampoline gymnastics returns to spotlight
by Joaquin M. Henson - May 18, 2018 - 12:00am
Not too many fans know that trampoline was introduced as an Olympic sport in gymnastics in 2000 with two gold medals at stake, one in the men’s division and the other in the women’s.
South African comic will shock Manila
by Joaquin M. Henson - May 17, 2018 - 12:00am
The stand-up comedy show is called Culture Shock and that’s what South African headliner Calvin Goldstone will deliver on stage in his first-ever performance here as Prime i Events launches another blockbuster...
NBA assists retired players
by Joaquin M. Henson - May 17, 2018 - 12:00am
NBA deputy commissioner and chief operating officer Mark Tatum said the league has a formal partnership with the National Basketball Retired Players Association and supports its initiatives as a way of taking care...
MVP to host fellowship dinner for SEA Games family
by Joaquin M. Henson - May 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Sports patron Manny V. Pangilinan will host a fellowship dinner for delegates of the Southeast Asian Games Federation to climax two days of committee and council meetings at the Grand Hyatt Manila in Bonifacio Global...
Drug rehab is vital to NBA
by Joaquin M. Henson - May 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Recent Manila visitor NBA deputy commissioner and chief operating officer Mark Tatum said the league works closely with the NBA Players Association on programs that rehabilitate those who test positive for prohibited...
2019 SEAG committees meet under way
by Joaquin M. Henson - May 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Four Filipinos will preside as chairs of Southeast Asian Games Federation committees in meetings involving delegates from 11 countries at the Shangri-La Hotel in Bonifacio Global City today.
Marvin Sonsona’s foe gets windfall
by Joaquin M. Henson - May 15, 2018 - 12:00am
Indonesian journeyman Arief Blader didn’t win a single round in losing a unanimous decision to former WBO superflyweight champion Marvelous Marvin Sonsona but pocketed a windfall of $2,700 as a consolation...
Mayweather vows to return Pinoy love
by Joaquin M. Henson - May 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Undefeated boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr. said he was bowled over by the Filipino hospitality during his recent five-day visit to the country, vowing to Presidential special assistant Secretary Bong Go he’ll...
Big day for boxing
by Joaquin M. Henson - May 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Today, it’s “wall-to-wall” boxing on TV5 from morning to night as coverage starts with the live satellite feed of the WBA lightweight title fight between defending belt-holder Jorge Linares and...
Kobe Paras advised to go to school
by Joaquin M. Henson - May 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Gilas head coach Chot Reyes said recently budding superstar Kobe Paras might consider going back to school for two years and get his feet back on the ground after playing sparingly in only one season of US NCAA...
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