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3 down, 3 to go for Gilas
by Joaquin Henson - May 19, 2022 - 12:00am
Gilas plays host Vietnam tonight, Malaysia on Saturday and Indonesia on Sunday in ending its stint in men’s basketball at the Hanoi SEA Games with the gold medal in sight.
Caloy overshoots target
by Joaquin Henson - May 18, 2022 - 12:00am
Before the Hanoi SEA Games, Gymnastics Association of the Philippines president Cynthia Carrion predicted four gold medals for two-time world champion Caloy Yulo in the all-around, floor, vault and parallel bars....
Aira win away from bronze
by Joaquin Henson - May 17, 2022 - 12:00am
With two wins under her belt, lightflyweight Aira Villegas is a victory away from a bronze medal at the IBA 12th World Women’s Championships in Istanbul and the moment of truth comes in her three-round quarterfinal...
Tapales in line for title shot
by Joaquin Henson - May 16, 2022 - 12:00am
Marlon Tapales cemented his claim as mandatory challenger of super WBA/IBF superbantamweight champion Murodjon Akhmadaliev of Uzbekistan by halting Mexico’s Jose Estrella with a body shot at 1:39 of the second...
French team to highlight festivities
by Joaquin Henson - May 16, 2022 - 12:00am
There are plans to bring over defending French league champion ASVEL Lyon Villeurbanne to play a series of exhibition games or participate in a mini-tournament involving Gilas as the sports highlight of a multi-sector...
Destiny’s boost from UP alums
by Joaquin Henson - May 15, 2022 - 12:00am
If destiny took UP to the UAAP men’s basketball throne this season, it got a lot of help from the Fighting Maroons’ tireless backers.
Jimuel continues Pacman legacy
by Joaquin Henson - May 14, 2022 - 12:00am
Jimuel Pacquiao scored a unanimous three-round decision over Johnathan Barajas of Oxnard, California, to mark his second straight US amateur lightwelterweight win at the Montebello Country Club in Los Angeles yesterday....
Aira enters Round of 16
by Joaquin Henson - May 14, 2022 - 12:00am
Lightflyweight (-50 kg) contender Aira Villegas barged into the Round of 16 at the IBA World Women’s Championships in Istanbul and will face Tokyo Olympic quarterfinalist Nina Radovanovic of Serbia tomorrow...
No cakewalk in Hanoi
by Joaquin Henson - May 12, 2022 - 12:00am
Gilas mainstay Matthew Wright said yesterday he’s not expecting a cakewalk to the final in men’s 5x5 basketball at the Hanoi SEA Games because every opposing team has only one thing in mind – to...
Young guns for FIBA Asia Cup
by Joaquin Henson - May 10, 2022 - 12:00am
Invitations will be extended to UAAP standouts Ange Kouame, Justine Baltazar, Carl Tamayo and Dave Ildefonso to represent the country in the FIBA Asia Cup in Jakarta on July 12 to 24 as Gilas program head Chot Reyes...
Chot wary of Bolden
by Joaquin Henson - May 9, 2022 - 12:00am
Gilas coach Chot Reyes admitted yesterday he’s worried about Indonesia’s naturalized import Marques Bolden and picked San Miguel Beer power forward Mo Tautuaa to match up against the 6-10 NBA G-League...
Vargas cites PBA team owners
by Joaquin Henson - May 6, 2022 - 12:00am
PBA chairman Ricky Vargas said yesterday the league owes it to team owners for absorbing a hefty financial loss to preserve players and staff salaries during the pandemic but assured that “we’re on our...
Jimuel eyes turning pro
by Joaquin Henson - May 2, 2022 - 12:00am
Jimuel Pacquiao is set for his second US appearance as an amateur boxer in a special attraction of Tom Loeffler’s 360 Promotions’ Hollywood Fight Nights at the Montebello Country Club, Los Angeles, on...
Tenorio gives back to fans
by Joaquin Henson - April 27, 2022 - 12:00am
Right after Barangay Ginebra clinched the PBA Governors’ Cup finals in a Game 6 103-92 win over Meralco before 20,224 fans at the MOA Arena last Friday, LA Tenorio went up to an elderly lady at courtside to...
No samba for volleybelles
by Joaquin Henson - April 25, 2022 - 12:00am
It’s fun to samba in Brazil but for the pool of 14 on the Philippine women’s volleyball team, there’s been no dancing in the streets as they’re focused on raising their level of play at the...
Sultan loses 12-rounder to Butler
by Joaquin Henson - April 24, 2022 - 12:00am
Jonas Sultan failed in his bid to claim the WBO interim bantamweight title, losing a unanimous 12-round decision to hometowner Paul Butler in Liverpool, England, Friday night (yesterday morning, Manila time). But...
It’s destiny for Sultan
by Joaquin Henson - April 22, 2022 - 12:00am
Zamboanga del Norte’s Jonas Sultan was set to fight in the undercard of WBO bantamweight champion JohnRiel Casimero’s title defense against No. 1 contender Paul Butler in Liverpool tonight (tomorrow morning,...
Casimero disqualified in title defense
by Joaquin Henson - April 21, 2022 - 12:00am
WBO bantamweight champion JohnRiel Casimero has until today to plead his case in avoiding dethronement after being ruled out of his title defense against England’s Paul Butler in Liverpool tomorrow (Saturday...
Coach’s son a finals revelation
by Joaquin Henson - April 20, 2022 - 12:00am
Meralco guard Aaron Black is only the third PBA player ever to be coached by his father after Dodot Jaworski with Ginebra’s Robert Jaworski and Marc Agustin with Petron’s Ato Agustin. Black, 25, is the...
Brownlee honored to turn Pinoy
by Joaquin Henson - April 19, 2022 - 12:00am
It’s music to every Filipino basketball fan’s ears to hear Barangay Ginebra import Justin Brownlee declare himself available to become a naturalized player and join Gilas.
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