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Donaire signs up for Super Series
by Joaquin Henson - July 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Former five-time world boxing champion Nonito Donaire, Jr. is chasing a new dream to become the undisputed bantamweight titleholder with his inclusion in the eight-man Super Series, a knockout tournament where the...
Refs under fire for losing control
by Joaquin Henson - July 4, 2018 - 11:45am
While 13 players were ejected from the tumultuous Philippines-Australia game in the FIBA Asia/Pacific qualifiers for the 2019 FIBA World Cup at the Philippine Arena last Monday, no sanctions were meted out on the...
Who’s to blame for fracas?
by Joaquin Henson - July 4, 2018 - 12:00am
Emotions went over the top during the highly physical game between Gilas and Australia at the FIBA Asia/Pacific World Cup qualifiers in the Philippine Arena last Monday.
Can Gilas upset Boomers?
by Joaquin Henson - July 1, 2018 - 12:00am
The Philippines and Australia dispute top spot in Group B of the FIBA Asia/Pacific qualifiers for the 2019 FIBA World Cup in a showdown at the Philippine Arena tomorrow night with Gilas bracing for the Boomers’...
Batang Gilas cast set for U17 World Cup
by Joaquin Henson - June 30, 2018 - 12:00am
Batang Gilas coach Mike Oliver has formalized the 12-man lineup from a pool of 16 to see action in the FIBA U17 World Cup as the Philippines makes its debut against Croatia at the Newell’s Old Boys stadium...
Aussies claim FIBA exception
by Joaquin Henson - June 29, 2018 - 12:00am
Australia will parade two naturalized players in the Boomers’ 12-man cast facing Gilas in the third FIBA Asia/Pacific World Cup qualifying window at the Philippine Arena on Monday, claiming an exception to...
‘Group of Death’ awaits Batang Gilas
by Joaquin Henson - June 25, 2018 - 12:00am
Batang Gilas coach Mike Oliver said yesterday the Philippine team arrived a week early in Argentina to adjust to the time difference and climate conditions before opening its campaign at the fifth FIBA U17 World...
Batang Gilas tired but raring to battle
by Joaquin Henson - June 24, 2018 - 12:00am
Batang Gilas endured a 31 1/2 hour trip from Manila to arrive in Buenos Aires, Argentina, yesterday tired but raring to play Canada and New Zealand in tune-ups before engaging Croatia at the Newell’s Old Boys...
Blatche commits to Asiad
by Joaquin Henson - June 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Former NBA center Andray Blatche said the other day he’s committed to play for the Philippines at the Asian Games in Indonesia on Aug. 18-Sept. 2 but will take a short break to go back to the US after the third...
Limited practice stunts Gilas
by Joaquin Henson - June 19, 2018 - 12:00am
Gilas head coach Chot Reyes said yesterday the national team will begin daily practice only when it arrives in Taipei on Monday while the Taiwan squad has been busy playing tune-ups in South Korea since last we...
POC execs confer with Bach
by Joaquin Henson - June 15, 2018 - 12:00am
POC president Ricky Vargas conferred with IOC president Thomas Bach on a wide range of topics, including the Philippines’ active participation in the Olympic Solidarity program, in an afternoon meeting at the...
RR says low scores to favor hosts
by Joaquin Henson - June 9, 2018 - 12:00am
RR Pogoy is counting on the Philippines keeping the scores low to pull off upsets against Brazil and Mongolia in the FIBA 3x3 World Cup at the Philippine Arena today. The host nation is ranked No. 19 among 20 teams...
Now or never for Jonas Sultan
by Joaquin Henson - May 26, 2018 - 12:00am
Jonas Sultan has a surprise waiting for IBF superflyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas and trainer Edito Villamor said the challenger will do what it takes to wrest the crown from the fighter touted to be the next Manny...
Bob Arum excited over ‘historic’ Ancajas-Sultan bout
by Joaquin Henson - May 26, 2018 - 12:00am
Top Rank CEO Bob Arum was all smiles as he explained why IBF superflyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas’ fifth title defense against countryman Jonas Sultan will write boxing history at the Save Mart Center here...
Alan Cayetano cites sports as unifying element
by Joaquin Henson - May 18, 2018 - 12:00am
Foreign Affairs Secretary and Philippine SEA Games Organizing Committee executive board presiding chairman Alan Peter Cayetano hosted a welcome dinner for the SEA Games Federation delegates at the Marquis Events...
PBA gets help to address player injuries
by Joaquin Henson - May 13, 2018 - 12:00am
The PBA will embark on a study to collect data that could lead to recommendations on ways to prevent the incidence of injuries with commissioner Willie Marcial tapping orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Jose Raul (George) Canlas’...
Pacquiao, Mayweather share MMA interest
by Joaquin Henson - May 11, 2018 - 12:00am
An interest in mixed martial arts is something that Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, Jr. have in common but it’s unlikely they’ll ever face off in the octagon. Mayweather said recently if he makes...
Ramos tries to right Elite ship
by Joaquin Henson - May 7, 2018 - 12:00am
It’s not easy taking over as head coach of the PBA’s doormat team in the course of a conference but Bong Ramos said yesterday he welcomes the challenge of turning the Blackwater Elite around with a personal...
Brownlee available but Ginebra sticks to Garcia as import
by Joaquin Henson - May 6, 2018 - 12:00am
Now that the ABL season is over, Justin Brownlee is available to rejoin Ginebra but coach Tim Cone said yesterday he’s sticking with Chuck Garcia as the Barangay’s import in the PBA Commissioner’s...
Oscar de la Hoya to go to Kuala Lumpur for Matthysse-Pacquiao fight
by Joaquin Henson - April 28, 2018 - 12:00am
Golden Boy Promotions president Eric Gomez has confirmed that Oscar de la Hoya will be at ringside to witness WBA welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse’s first title defense against challenger Manny Pacquiao...
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