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Gilas sets friendlies
by Joaquin Henson - June 5, 2023 - 12:00am
It will be 80 days before the start of the FIBA World Cup when Gilas opens training camp on Wednesday and a schedule of friendlies is now being finalized to get the Philippine team ready for the 32-nation concl...
Back to drawing board
by Joaquin Henson - June 4, 2023 - 12:00am
It was a brief four-month reign as WBO minimumweight champion for Bukidnon’s Melvin Jerusalem but after losing the crown in his first defense to Puerto Rico’s Oscar Collazo in California last weekend,...
PBA lottery to be defined
by Joaquin Henson - June 2, 2023 - 12:00am
A lottery system awaits rookie eligibles who apply for the draft in the fourth or fifth year from skipping their first available opportunity to join with PBA commissioner Willie Marcial noting that in the event they...
PBA sets new draft rules
by Joaquin Henson - May 29, 2023 - 12:00am
The PBA Board of Governors approved the other day changes in the pro league’s draft rules to allow rookies a clear pathway even if they skip applying on their first year of eligibility during the planning/review...
PBA sets record in revenues
by Joaquin Henson - May 28, 2023 - 12:00am
The PBA couldn’t be in better health as chairman Ricky Vargas announced yesterday the pro league set a record for net revenues of about P200 million last year at the Board of Governors planning session here.  Bouncing...
Banner year for PBA
by Joaquin Henson - May 27, 2023 - 1:14pm
The PBA couldn’t be in better health as chairman Ricky Vargas announced Saturday the pro league set a record for net revenues of about P200 million last year at the Board of Governors planning session her...
Jerusalem confident to retain title
by Joaquin Henson - May 27, 2023 - 12:00am
WBO minimumweight champion Melvin Jerusalem intends to make an auspicious US debut when he faces challenger Oscar Collazo in the first defense of his crown at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California,...
TNT, Ginebra to vie in EASL
by Joaquin Henson - May 22, 2023 - 12:00am
PBA commissioner Willie Marcial yesterday confirmed that Governors’ Cup champion TNT and runner-up Barangay Ginebra will represent the league in the inaugural eight-team EASL home-and-away season to start in...
SBP shuns winning at all costs
by Joaquin Henson - May 20, 2023 - 12:00am
SBP president Al Panlilio isn’t about to follow Cambodia’s passport-only policy in the recent SEA Games as a fast-track route to victory in basketball and decried the practice of winning at all cost...
Crowd cheers Pinoy despite loss
by Joaquin Henson - May 15, 2023 - 12:00am
A chorus of boos greeted the announcement that Australia’s Jason Moloney won the vacant WBO bantamweight title on a majority 12-round decision over General Santos City’s Vincent Astrolabio here Saturday...
Battle lines drawn
by Joaquin Henson - May 13, 2023 - 12:00am
No quarter will be given nor taken when General Santos City’s Vincent Astrolabio engages Australia’s Jason Moloney in a scheduled 12-round bout for the vacant WBO bantamweight title at the 12,000-seat...
EJ nearly skipped Phnom Penh meet
by Joaquin Henson - May 11, 2023 - 12:00am
World No. 3 pole vaulter EJ Obiena wasn’t sure if he would compete in the SEA Games until the last minute because of a sprained right ankle. When Obiena landed in Phnom Penh last Saturday, he advised PATAFA...
Bambol expects more surprises
by Joaquin Henson - May 11, 2023 - 12:00am
POC president Mayor Bambol Tolentino is optimistic that the Philippines will deliver a hefty haul of more gold medals with surprises to unravel before the SEA Games end in Cambodia.
Daddy’s girl delivers for Samboy
by Joaquin Henson - May 10, 2023 - 12:00am
It wasn’t easy to find the pot at the end of the rainbow but Jamie Lim endured the hardships to claim her second career SEA Games gold medal via a sweep of three assignments in the -61kg kumite event of karate...
Free ride for 3 boxers
by Joaquin Henson - May 8, 2023 - 12:00am
Because of limited participation, three Philippine boxers are assured of a bronze medal even if they don’t win a single fight and it will take only two wins for welterweight 67kg Norlan Petecio, lightheavyweight...
KO or bust for Astrolabio
by Joaquin Henson - May 7, 2023 - 12:00am
Vincent Astrolabio’s nickname Asero, or steel, is fitting. He’s also known as Astro Boy after the robotic child with superstrength in the 2009 sci-fi family movie.
Giron on track for gold
by Joaquin Henson - May 6, 2023 - 10:21am
Hopes are high that back-to-back UAAP 800m king Edwin Giron will strike gold in his pet event in the Cambodia Southeast Asian Games.
Chot set to reveal Gilas 12
by Joaquin Henson - May 5, 2023 - 12:00am
Gilas left training camp at the Inspire Sports Academy in Calamba yesterday, will take the day off to be with family today then regroup for morning practice tomorrow before taking an evening flight to Cambodia.
EJ ready for SEA Games
by Joaquin Henson - May 5, 2023 - 12:00am
World No. 3 pole vaulter EJ Obiena will arrive in Cambodia from his base in Italy on Sunday, go for his third career SEA Games gold the next day then leave on May 10, escaping jet lag during the competition.
Case not over for Manny
by Joaquin Henson - May 4, 2023 - 12:00am
A California jury has ruled against Manny Pacquiao in a civil lawsuit filed by Paradigm Sports Management for breach of contract and ordered payment of $1.8 million in damages plus a return of $3.3 million allegedly...
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