Joaquin M. Henson
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Gregzilla suits up for NorthPort
by Joaquin M. Henson - July 23, 2021 - 12:00am
After sitting out two games to get familiar with coach Pido Jarencio’s system, Greg Slaughter is ready to make his NorthPort debut against San Miguel Beer in the PBA Philippine Cup at the Ynares Sports Arena...
Swimmers not wildcard entries
by Joaquin M. Henson - July 22, 2021 - 12:00am
Philippine swimmers Luke Gebbie and Remedy Rule aren’t in the Tokyo Olympics as universality or Tripartite Commission Invitation “wildcard” entries.
Bradley picks Spence over Manny
by Joaquin M. Henson - July 21, 2021 - 12:00am
Former WBC/WBO superlightweight and WBO welterweight champion Tim Bradley has lost to only one fighter in his career that spanned 37 fights and he was beaten twice by the same man.
Tougher than bubble
by Joaquin M. Henson - July 20, 2021 - 12:00am
PBA commissioner Willie Marcial conceded yesterday that getting approval from IATF to start the 46th season in Pasig or within the NCR Plus area was tougher than securing the go-signal to play in Clark under strict...
PBA vets slide to 3x3
by Joaquin M. Henson - July 18, 2021 - 12:00am
PBA 3x3 chairman Dicky Bachmann said yesterday the brand-new 3x3 league will open Aug. 21 with games to be played on Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. spanning six weekend legs and a grand finals for each...
New league order
by Joaquin M. Henson - July 16, 2021 - 12:00am
It’s a whole new ball game in the PBA’s 46th season with 26 rookies, 31 veterans switching teams, six veterans retiring, at least five reactivated mainstays and players sliding over to 3x3.
Italian performance coach in Bohol
by Joaquin M. Henson - July 15, 2021 - 12:00am
There’s an experienced Italian strength and conditioning coach, specializing in basketball, living in Panglao, Bohol, organizing mini-tournaments and pick-up games for kids, willing to lend a helping hand to...
Is WBA prejudiced?
by Joaquin M. Henson - July 14, 2021 - 12:00am
Now that the recess is over, the WBA has refused to reinstate Manny Pacquiao as its welterweight champion under the “super” category. So what was the point of the recess in the first place?
Cagers, boxers in Olympic parade
by Joaquin M. Henson - July 13, 2021 - 12:00am
There are 206 countries listed to participate in the Olympic opening parade at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on July 23 and so far, only 51 have submitted their flagbearing pairs of male and female.
Tripleheader ushers in Season 46
by Joaquin M. Henson - July 13, 2021 - 12:00am
The PBA will start its 46th season with tripleheaders thrice a week and a twinbill on Saturday to roll out 11 games on Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays until the first leg of the 3x3 tournament unfolds...
Secret workouts for Casimero, Rigondeaux
by Joaquin M. Henson - July 12, 2021 - 12:00am
It’s been over two weeks since WBO bantamweight champion JohnRiel Casimero began sparring at Jorge Capetillo’s gym in Las Vegas but no film is available for public viewing.
Southpaws easy prey for Manny
by Joaquin M. Henson - July 11, 2021 - 12:00am
Super WBA welterweight champion Sen. Manny Pacquiao has never lost to a southpaw and WBC/IBF ruler Errol Spence Jr., a left-hander, isn’t expected to break the record when they square off at the T-Mobile Arena...
Noynay ripe for world title shot
by Joaquin M. Henson - July 9, 2021 - 12:00am
WBO No. 7 superfeatherweight Joe Noynay knew he faced tough odds in battling unbeaten Australian rising star Liam Wilson in a 10-rounder at Newcastle, New South Wales, last Wednesday.
Asian nightmare in OQT
by Joaquin M. Henson - July 8, 2021 - 12:00am
The idea of an Olympic Qualifying Tournament in basketball to add late entries to the Summer Games has been nothing short of a nightmare for Asian countries.
No jet lag for Manny
by Joaquin M. Henson - July 7, 2021 - 12:00am
It wasn’t even 24 hours after super WBA welterweight champion Sen. Manny Pacquiao arrived in Los Angeles from Manila that he hit the road and did calisthenics at the Pan Pacific Park last Monday morning.
Ticket to Olympics
by Joaquin M. Henson - July 6, 2021 - 12:00am
It’s actually a lot easier to make it back to Olympic basketball competition in 5x5 than 3x3.
Belgrade revelations
by Joaquin M. Henson - July 4, 2021 - 12:00am
Gilas’ two-game stint at the recent Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Belgrade was an eye-opener.
Coach’s dilemma
by Joaquin M. Henson - July 2, 2021 - 12:00am
Former Gilas head coach Chot Reyes said the other day tinkering with the national team lineup to add some pieces to bolster the nucleus is a risk because it could “destroy the fabric” that has been woven...
Liz is man to watch
by Joaquin M. Henson - July 1, 2021 - 12:00am
It’ll be either the Philippines or the Dominican Republic advancing to the knockout semifinals with group leader Serbia in the Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Belgrade and the showdown is set tonight (2:30...
Who’s afraid of Serbia?
by Joaquin M. Henson - June 30, 2021 - 12:00am
The Philippine national basketball team will take to the court to face host Serbia in the Olympic Qualifying Tournament at the Aleksandar Nikolic Hall in Belgrade tonight (tomorrow, 2:15 a.m., Manila time) with nothing...
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