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WBC women’s meet under way at PICC
by Joaquin Henson - November 17, 2018 - 12:00am
The third WBC Women’s Convention and WBC Asian Summit will be held at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) starting today with some 500 delegates from over 17 countries booked to participate...
Wrestling events in SEAG up for arbitration
by Joaquin Henson - November 16, 2018 - 12:00am
The wrestling events in next year’s Southeast Asian (SEA) Games are still to be determined and there is a brewing lobby from several nations to add women’s freestyle which isn’t in the calendar...
Samboy Lim’s family remains hopeful
by Joaquin Henson - November 15, 2018 - 12:00am
It will be four years to the day on Nov. 28 since PBA legend Samboy Lim suffered a cardiac arrest and lost consciousness during a basketball game at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig. He was rushed to The Medical...
Cone reminds Ginebra it’s not over
by Joaquin Henson - November 14, 2018 - 12:00am
With Barangay Ginebra down 0-2 in the PBA Governors Cup best-of-five semifinals against Magnolia, coach Tim Cone reminded his players in the lockerroom after losing Game 2, 101-97, at the Big Dome last Monday that...
Wrestling Association of the Philippines makes history in SEA tilt
by Joaquin Henson - November 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Wrestling Association of the Philippines president Alvin Aguilar delivered a strong statement that the NSA won’t back down from any challenge as it singlehandedly organized the Southeast Asian Wrestling, Grappling...
Pinoy Floyd aims for IBF belt
by Joaquin Henson - November 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Mark Anthony Barriga is known as the Filipino Floyd Mayweather because of his sleek boxing style and defensive prowess but he’s out to make a name for himself beyond shoulder-rolling like the Money Man in battling...
Lightning strikes for Bolts
by Joaquin Henson - November 11, 2018 - 12:00am
After a horrendous 1-6 start, Meralco has come alive to win six in a row, barging into the PBA Governors Cup semifinals via the back door to preserve the Bolts’ hopes of making it to a third straight finals...
At least 16 gymnastics events staked in 2019 SEAG
by Joaquin Henson - November 10, 2018 - 12:00am
There will be at least 16 gold medals up for grabs in gymnastics at the 2019 Southeast Asian Games here but Gymnastics Association of the Philippines (GAP) president Cynthia Carrion is lobbying to add three more,...
9 world champs coming to town
by Joaquin Henson - November 9, 2018 - 12:00am
No less than nine reigning world champions are attending the third WBC Women’s Convention and WBC Asian Summit set at the Philippine International Convention Center on Nov. 17-19 with the organizing Games...
Business as usual at ABAP
by Joaquin Henson - November 8, 2018 - 12:00am
Even as boxing is under threat of expulsion from the Olympic calendar, there is no stopping the training of Filipino fighters hoping for a chance to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Games.
Manny Pacquiao scores a knockout at Oxford
by Joaquin Henson - November 7, 2018 - 12:00am
WBA welterweight champion Sen. Manny Pacquiao delivered an inspiring speech before the Oxford Union, the university’s prestigious debating society, then spoke from the heart in a one-on-one interview on stage...
Nonito Donaire’s next fight in Manila?
by Joaquin Henson - November 6, 2018 - 12:00am
Newly-crowned WBA bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire Jr. said yesterday his next fight against WBO titlist Zolani Tete of South Africa will likely be held in Asia with Manila an option to host the World Boxing...
Donaire defies odds, stops foe to win crown
by Joaquin Henson - November 5, 2018 - 12:00am
Nonito Donaire Jr. went against the odds to score what appeared to be a freakish stoppage of defending WBA bantamweight champion Ryan Burnett who was ruled unfit to continue by his trainer Adam Booth after the bell...
Make or break for Donaire
by Joaquin Henson - November 4, 2018 - 12:00am
Nonito Donaire Jr. will try to turn back the hands of time when he figures in his first bantamweight fight in seven years and at 35, it’s a make-or-break proposition for the Filipino Flash who battles unbeaten...
Yulo lands bronze in Worlds; Olympics 2020 next?
by Joaquin Henson - November 4, 2018 - 12:00am
Over 10 years ago, a little boy from Leveriza Street in the border of Manila and Pasay was brought by his grandfather to Rizal Memorial to find out if he could train in gymnastics because of his love for tumbling....
Ring legend in Nonito Donaire’s corner
by Joaquin Henson - November 3, 2018 - 12:00am
A boxing legend will be in Nonito Donaire, Jr.’s corner when he takes on Northern Ireland’s defending WBA bantamweight champion Ryan Burnett in a World Boxing Super Series scheduled 12-round fight leading...
Willie Marcial keeps close watch on referees
by Joaquin Henson - November 2, 2018 - 12:00am
PBA commissioner Willie Marcial is making sure the league’s pool of 19 referees will be up to the task when the Governors Cup playoffs reel off next week.
Future wide open for Pacquiao
by Joaquin Henson - November 1, 2018 - 12:00am
At the moment, WBA welterweight champion Sen. Manny Pacquiao’s target is Adrien Broner and while contracts are still being finalized, it appears they’ll face off in Las Vegas on Jan. 19.
Randy Petalcorin insists foul blows cramped style
by Joaquin Henson - October 31, 2018 - 12:00am
Abandoning a plan to hit and run, Randy Petalcorin threw caution to the wind as he fought Nicaraguan knockout artist Felix Alvarado head on from the start then blamed foul blows that caused his thighs to cramp in...
Caloy Yulo qualifies for all-around, floor finals
by Joaquin Henson - October 30, 2018 - 12:00am
Filipino gymnast Caloy Yulo has made a dazzling impression in the ongoing World Championships at the Aspire Academy Dome Auditorium in Doha, Qatar, with his biggest tests of progress coming in the 24-man all-around...
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