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Medical exemptions get PBA nod
by Joaquin Henson - October 28, 2020 - 12:00am
PBA commissioner Willie Marcial said yesterday players who require medical attention not available in the New Clark City may leave the bubble and return for as long as they’re cleared by oversight committee...
Doc called it right
by Joaquin Henson - October 26, 2020 - 12:00am
PBA medical consultant and oversight committee chairman Dr. Jose Raul (George) Canlas said yesterday one of the safest places to be in this pandemic is the Clark bubble where the pro league has resumed its 45th...
Honda assures fair judges
by Joaquin Henson - October 21, 2020 - 12:00am
Three Japanese judges will be named to work the much-awaited fight between No. 1 contender Giemel Magramo of the Johnny Elorde stable and No. 2 Junto Nakatani for the vacant WBO flyweight crown at the Korakuen Hall...
Casimero to put ‘turtle’ to sleep
by Joaquin Henson - October 19, 2020 - 12:00am
WBO bantamweight champion JohnRiel Casimero, holed up in a hotel undergoing a 14-day quarantine in Ormoc, said yesterday he plans to go back to the US in January and get ready for his next fight, maybe against super...
Tough love from Marcial
by Joaquin Henson - October 17, 2020 - 12:00am
After 10 games since the PBA restart last Sunday, five players were called for flagrant fouls penalty 1 and commissioner Willie Marcial moved quickly to curb the escalation by issuing a strong warning that repetition...
Mikey vows best for Manny
by Joaquin Henson - October 14, 2020 - 12:00am
A fight is farthest from super WBA welterweight champion Sen. Manny Pacquiao’s mind in this pandemic but even as he’s focused on his chores as a legislator, potential opponents keep calling him out with...
Bubble training for Gilas?
by Joaquin Henson - October 13, 2020 - 12:00am
SBP president Al Panlilio said yesterday even as there is no certainty on whether or not the FIBA Asia Cup qualifying windows will be held next month, Gilas is now mapping out plans to restart training in a bubble,...
MVP rolls out 5G carpet for PBA
by Joaquin Henson - October 11, 2020 - 12:00am
A year ago, PLDT-Smart set up a pilot plant in the New Clark City complex for its 5G network.
Marcial says bubble play is for fans
by Joaquin Henson - October 10, 2020 - 12:00am
PBA commissioner Willie Marcial will enter the Clark bubble today after undergoing the mandatory procedural five-day home quarantine from swab testing and is staying until the season ends about a week before Christmas....
No derailing POC polls
by Joaquin Henson - October 9, 2020 - 12:00am
It will take a constitutional amendment to set aside the Philippine Olympic Committee elections on Nov. 27 and POC president Rep. Bambol Tolentino said yesterday nominations for a new COMELEC member to replace Rep....
Magnifico survives tough test
by Joaquin Henson - October 5, 2020 - 12:00am
Highly-touted featherweight contender Mark Magsayo went through the wringer in pounding out a split 10-round decision over tough Mexican hombre Rigoberto Hermosillo at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles yesterday...
KO a bonus for Magsayo
by Joaquin Henson - October 4, 2020 - 12:00am
WBC No. 4 featherweight Mark Magsayo may be a win or two away from fighting for a world title and he’s not taking any chances against Mexican tough guy Rigoberto Hermosillo in a scheduled 10-round bout at the...
Physical vs tactical
by Joaquin Henson - October 1, 2020 - 12:00am
The NBA Finals begin in the Lake Buena Vista bubble this morning and it’s the first time that two teams are battling for the trophy after missing the playoffs the previous year.
Ancajas in for long US haul
by Joaquin Henson - October 1, 2020 - 12:00am
IBF superflyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas left Manila for Los Angeles yesterday morning with manager/trainer Joven Jimenez and assistant trainer Fernando Parcon, ready to stay in the US for the long haul if there...
Casimero retains crown
by Joaquin Henson - September 28, 2020 - 12:00am
WBO bantamweight champion John Riel Casimero put his act on full display in his first US pay-per-view appearance and called out the big names in the 118-pound division to come forward after demolishing previously...
Casimero picked over Micah
by Joaquin Henson - September 27, 2020 - 12:00am
WBO bantamweight champion JohnRiel Casimero is a solid 7-1 favorite to dispose of unbeaten Ghanaian challenger Duke Micah in their scheduled 12-round title fight on Showtime pay-per-view at the Mohegan Sun Hotel...
Clark bubble a challenge and opportunity
by Joaquin Henson - September 26, 2020 - 12:00am
The Clark bubble came from an idea ventilated by NLEX coach Yeng Guiao. And the concept will become a reality when the PBA restarts its 45th season on October 11.
Casimero locked and loaded
by Joaquin Henson - September 25, 2020 - 12:00am
WBO bantamweight champion JohnRiel Casimero is in Connecticut where he’ll take on unbeaten New York-based Ghanaian challenger Duke Micah in a scheduled 12-round bout on Sunday morning (Manila time) and according...
Draft rules for restudy
by Joaquin Henson - September 23, 2020 - 12:15am
Even as the PBA is now preoccupied with getting the table ready for the 45th season restart in the Clark bubble, the next draft is in the mind of commissioner Willie Marcial.
PhilSports training delayed
by Joaquin Henson - September 23, 2020 - 12:00am
A plan to transform the PhilSports complex in Pasig into a training hub for Olympic hopefuls recently hit a snag when heavy rains caused leaks in several facilities and clogged drainage systems.
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