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Outgunned Pinoy loses by TKO
by Joaquin Henson - February 24, 2020 - 12:00am
Jeo Santisima was badly outgunned but never took a count as he displayed a warrior’s heart in failing to dethrone WBO superbantamweight champion Emanuel Navarrete who retained his title via a technical knockout...
Santisima-Navarrete tipped to end in KO
by Joaquin Henson - February 23, 2020 - 12:00am
ALA Boxing CEO Michael Aldeguer expects a knockout ending in the WBO superbantamweight title fight between defending champion Emanuel Navarrete of Mexico and Filipino challenger Jeo Santisima in the undercard of...
Tough challenge for 3x3 team
by Joaquin Henson - February 22, 2020 - 12:00am
SBP executive director Sonny Barrios said yesterday it’s all business in preparing the Philippine team for the FIBA 3x3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Bengaluru, India, on March 18-22 with two Serbian trainors...
Suarez rejoins pro ranks
by Joaquin Henson - February 21, 2020 - 12:00am
Rio Olympian Charly Suarez has returned to professional boxing after claiming his third Southeast Asian Games gold medal last year but isn’t shutting the door on trying to qualify for the Tokyo Games if the...
Prosper won’t play Gilas
by Joaquin Henson - February 20, 2020 - 12:00am
Former PBA import Lester Prosper isn’t able to reinforce the Indonesian national team that will face Gilas in the first window of the FIBA Asia/Oceania Cup qualifiers at the Mahaka Arena in Kelapa Gading, North...
PBA sets new rules
by Joaquin Henson - February 19, 2020 - 12:00am
PBA commissioner Willie Marcial has taken steps to make the game more exciting with less delays in the action starting the 45th season with a major rule change involving the reset of the shot clock to 14 seconds...
Magno cleared for world qualifiers
by Joaquin Henson - February 18, 2020 - 12:00am
Former Ohio State star Fil-Am pitcher Andrew Magno has been cleared to play for the Philippines in the World Baseball Classic qualifiers at the Kino Sports Complex in Tucson, Arizona, on March 20-25 with the 5-11,...
Magramo guns for vacant title
by Joaquin Henson - February 17, 2020 - 12:00am
It’s the chance of a lifetime for Giemel Magramo as the fighter nicknamed “Pistolero” shoots for the vacant WBO flyweight crown against unbeaten Junto Nakatani in a scheduled 12-round bout at the...
Tennis kids battle in Jakarta
by Joaquin Henson - February 16, 2020 - 12:00am
The Philippines will be represented by three Mindanao kids in the World U14 pre-qualifiers in Jakarta on Feb. 17-22 with the Davis Cup format making it a battle royale among 16 countries.
It’s ‘Shawtime’ at Blackwater
by Joaquin Henson - February 16, 2020 - 12:00am
When Blackwater’s Maurice Shaw makes his PBA debut in the coming season, he’ll be the second oldest rookie ever in the league’s 45-year history after Manny Pacquiao, and the 6’ 8”, 260-pound...
Tough love from Seigle
by Joaquin Henson - February 14, 2020 - 12:00am
Tough love isn’t exactly the kind of romantic love you share on Valentine’s Day but it’s something basketball legend Danny Seigle says he imparts whenever he advises PBA hopefuls, no matter what...
Caloy to compete twice before Olympics
by Joaquin Henson - February 14, 2020 - 12:00am
Caloy Yulo will compete in the Federation Internationale de Gymnastique (FIG) World Cup in Baku, Azerbaijan, on March 12-15 and the 9th Asian Senior Championships in Tokyo on May 2-5 preparatory to the Olympics where...
PBA assures it isn’t insensitive
by Joaquin Henson - February 13, 2020 - 12:00am
PBA commissioner Willie Marcial explained yesterday that the league’s threat to totally ban players who bypass the draft two straight years from eligibility isn’t a hard-and-fast rule. But he stressed...
ABAP names 7 for Olympic qualifiers
by Joaquin Henson - February 13, 2020 - 12:00am
Four male and three female boxers will try to book tickets to the coming Tokyo Olympics in the Asia/Oceania Qualifying Tournament in Amman, Jordan, on March 3-11 with world women’s featherweight champion Nesthy...
Missing 3 pillars
by Joaquin Henson - February 12, 2020 - 12:00am
With the absence of three towers in the PBA Philippine Cup set to unfold on March 8, the competition for the championship has suddenly been thrown wide open.
Barredo to convene Para athletes
by Joaquin Henson - February 12, 2020 - 12:00am
There’s still no certainty on when the twice-postponed 10th Asean Para Games will be held but Philippine Paralympic Committee president Mike Barredo said yesterday he hopes the event pushes through this year...
Youth athletes make strides
by Joaquin Henson - February 11, 2020 - 12:00am
Gymnast Justine de Leon and squash player Christopher Buraga are among the country’s outstanding youth athletes today with the potential to become future gold medalists in the Southeast Asian Games and beyond....
Pinoy top amateur focuses on major events
by Joaquin Henson - February 10, 2020 - 12:00am
The sky’s the limit for Jolo Magcalayo, the highest-ranked Filipino in the World Amateur Golf Rankings, and the 17-year-old De La Salle Zobel Grade 11 student plans to focus on major events, including at least...
Schaefer predicts Donaire win
by Joaquin Henson - February 9, 2020 - 12:00am
Ringstar Sports head and former Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer is convinced Nonito Donaire Jr. will become a world champion once again.
Casimero off to Miami
by Joaquin Henson - February 8, 2020 - 12:00am
WBO bantamweight champion JohnRiel Casimero left Manila on a PAL flight last night to travel alone via Los Angeles to Miami where he’ll train for a month with strength and conditioning coach Memo Heredia then...
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