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It could’ve been 8 golds
by Joaquin Henson - September 22, 2018 - 12:00am
POC chairman Rep. Bambol Tolentino recently shared a dream he had before the start of the Asian Games in Indonesia and said if the stars were more aligned, the Philippines could’ve harvested eight golds instead...
SEAG sports in process of finalization
by Joaquin Henson - September 21, 2018 - 12:00am
A critical meeting among Southeast Asian Games Federation officials will be held in Bangkok on Sept. 29 to discuss the list of sports and events in the process of confirmation for the coming 11-nation conclave set...
POC addresses financial mess
by Joaquin Henson - September 15, 2018 - 12:00am
The POC Executive Board was convened for a meeting at the POC office in Pasig the other day but, falling short of a quorum by one member, couldn’t file a resolution to hold certain individuals accountable for...
Donnie Nietes falls a minute short to win
by Joaquin Henson - September 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Former three-time world champion Donnie Nietes and Aston Palicte were on the same Philippine Airlines flight that left here Tuesday for home, both virtually unmarked after they battled to a split 12-round draw to...
Khan’s father, uncle in secret Manila meeting
by Joaquin Henson - September 9, 2018 - 12:00am
Three weeks before Top Rank CEO Bob Arum and stepson Todd DuBoef flew in from the US to meet WBA welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao for a few hours in General Santos City early last month, a two-man delegation...
Gregorio cites three takeaways from Asiad
by Joaquin Henson - September 8, 2018 - 12:00am
POC secretary-general Patrick Gregorio disclosed the other day three takeaways from the recent Asian Games in Indonesia and said if only the Philippines picked up a sure fifth gold from middleweight boxer Eumir Marcial,...
FIBA eligibility rule under review?
by Joaquin Henson - September 1, 2018 - 12:00am
SBP president Al Panlilio said recently the imbalance of competition in last month’s FIBA Asia U18 Championships where Australia and New Zealand figured in the final has opened discussion on whether FIBA could...
Yeng Guiao not taking Syria lightly
by Joaquin Henson - August 31, 2018 - 12:00am
With 7-2 giant Abdulwahab Alhamwi and 5-11 sharpshooter Tarek Aljabi, Syria looms as a dangerous opponent for the Philippines in the battle for fifth place in men’s basketball at the Asian Games in Jakarta...
SBP to begin World Cup buildup
by Joaquin Henson - August 25, 2018 - 12:00am
SBP chairman emeritus Manny V. Pangilinan recently discussed preparations for the joint hosting of the 2023 FIBA World Cup with FIBA secretary-general Patrick Baumann and FIBA treasurer Ingo Weiss in two closed-door...
No excuses but Yeng Guiao calls out Hong Kong referee
by Joaquin Henson - August 23, 2018 - 12:00am
Gilas head coach Yeng Guiao yesterday said it was dubious for a crew chief from Hong Kong to work the Philippines game against China in the Asian Games at the Gelora Bung Karno Basketball Hall in Jakarta and pointed...
Control emotions, Yeng Guiao reminds Gilas
by Joaquin Henson - August 18, 2018 - 12:00am
Gilas head coach Yeng Guiao is known as an outspoken firebrand with a long list of donations to the PBA Players Trust Fund because of repeated technical fouls but in the Asian Games, he’s careful not to cross...
SBP, Chooks To Go embark on 3x3 journey to Tokyo
by Joaquin Henson - August 17, 2018 - 12:00am
It’s all systems go as the SBP and Chooks To Go are joining forces to traverse a new route to bring the Philippines back on the basketball stage in the Olympics, this time using the 3x3 platform.
Tim Cone shocked by PBA Finals twists
by Joaquin Henson - August 11, 2018 - 12:00am
It’s not often that Barangay Ginebra coach Tim Cone will admit to being shocked by twists in the PBA. After all, he’s been a fixture in the pro league since 1989 and he’s now won 21 conference titles...
SBP restudies appeal of FIBA sanctions
by Joaquin Henson - August 10, 2018 - 12:00am
The appeal fee of 2,000 Swiss Francs (the equivalent of P107,000) was paid but the SBP has until Aug. 14 to decide whether or not to push through with the plan of seeking a reconsideration of the sanctions that FIBA...
SBP seeks 3-point clarification with FIBA on brawl
by Joaquin Henson - August 4, 2018 - 12:00am
SBP president Al Panlilio has said a letter has been sent to FIBA seeking clarification on three points in relation to the suspension of 10 players, head coach Chot Reyes and assistant coach Jong Uichico with the...
Austria says it’s far from over
by Joaquin Henson - August 3, 2018 - 12:00am
Coming off back-to-back blowout wins, San Miguel coach Leo Austria cautioned the Beermen not to be complacent with a 2-1 series lead over Barangay Ginebra in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup best-of-7 Finals and...
Saludar’s dream goes up in smoke
by Joaquin Henson - July 29, 2018 - 12:00am
It was supposed to be history in the making as Froilan Saludar sought to join brother Vic as the only Filipino brothers to reign as world boxing champions simultaneously.
Renaldo Balkman confident of victory
by Joaquin Henson - July 28, 2018 - 12:00am
The Mills at Jersey Gardens outlet mall in Elizabeth was an unlikely place to bump into San Miguel Alab coaching consultant Danny Seigle but by a stroke of fate, our paths crossed the other day.
Candidates mulled to replace Blatche
by Joaquin Henson - July 21, 2018 - 12:00am
SBP president Al Panlilio said yesterday the early candidates to replace the suspended Andray Blatche as Gilas’ naturalized player for the next three games in the FIBA Asia/Pacific qualifiers for the World...
Calm corner, calm fighter
by Joaquin Henson - July 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Conditioning coach Justin Fortune said the key to keeping a fighter calm during a bout is a calm corner and that’s exactly how it was when Manny Pacquiao stopped Lucas Matthysse at 2:43 of the seventh round...
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