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Don’t sell Manny short
by Joaquin Henson - August 5, 2020 - 12:00am
The London weekly trade magazine Boxing News recently took a close look at the world’s top 10 welterweights and came to the conclusion that reigning super WBA champion Manny Pacquiao is only the fourth best...
Chooks pros may join PBA draft
by Joaquin Henson - August 5, 2020 - 12:00am
Now that Chooks to Go’s 3x3 league has turned pro, PBA commissioner Willie Marcial said the other day players will still go through the process of joining the draft if they intend to see action in the PBA and...
Volley star prepares for beauty pageant
by Joaquin Henson - August 3, 2020 - 12:00am
It’s not a strange setting for volleyball star Michele Gumabao but preparing for the coming Miss Universe Philippines pageant is a more difficult challenge that she’s facing with mental toughness in this...
Dangerous foe likely for Magsayo
by Joaquin Henson - August 1, 2020 - 12:00am
A fighter who sent an opponent to a hospital and into retirement three years ago is likely to face IBF No. 4 featherweight Mark Magsayo of Tacloban in a 10-rounder in Los Angeles on Sept. 23 but while the fight has...
Daza backs Garcia’s Hall bid
by Joaquin Henson - July 30, 2020 - 12:00am
ABAP vice chairman Raul Daza is a man of integrity, action and principles.
Sisi hopes for volleyball restart
by Joaquin Henson - July 30, 2020 - 12:00am
It’s been four months since UAAP Season 81 MVP and Athlete of the Year Sisi Rondina has been holed up at home in Cebu because of the lockdown but while she’s staying calm, the former UST star is anxiously...
Mitra offers to assist volleyball
by Joaquin Henson - July 29, 2020 - 12:00am
Games and Amusements Board chairman Baham Mitra said yesterday if there’s any way the government agency can assist to restart volleyball training, it’s willing to adjust and do what it can for the sport...
Adams predicts Donaire win by knockout
by Joaquin Henson - July 27, 2020 - 12:00am
There’s no doubt in former US Olympic boxing coach Kenny Adams’ mind that Nonito Donaire Jr. will knock out defending WBC bantamweight champion Nordine Oubaali of France when they clash in a 12-round...
Olympic dream for Pinoy rugby
by Joaquin Henson - July 22, 2020 - 12:00am
Take it from Ada Milby, the Philippine Rugby Football Union secretary-general and one of the world’s 50 most influential people in the sport.
On with POC cha-cha?
by Joaquin Henson - July 20, 2020 - 12:00am
The POC Executive Board will be convened in a Zoom meeting at 10 this morning and at the top of the agenda is a discussion on three key amendments to the Constitution as prepared by a Technical Working Group headed...
Too late for reconciliation
by Joaquin Henson - July 18, 2020 - 12:00am
NBA legend Dennis Rodman’s father Philander Jr. died of prostate cancer at 79 in Pampanga last Tuesday and was never reconciled with his superstar son whom he abandoned in 1963.
Is there an NBA threshold?
by Joaquin Henson - July 16, 2020 - 12:00am
There are at least 54 NBA players who’ve tested positive for COVID-19, including two who reported for work at the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex and left to isolate outside the bubble campus in Orlando,...
Ancajas in for long US haul
by Joaquin Henson - July 16, 2020 - 12:00am
IBF superflyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas will likely stay in the US for two or three fights once he lands from Manila, and his manager/trainer Joven Jimenez said yesterday Top Rank is ready to arrange his next...
Olympics in a fix
by Joaquin Henson - July 15, 2020 - 12:00am
With fingers crossed and prayers for Divine Providence, POC first vice president Joey Romasanta said the other day he’s hoping the Tokyo Olympics will proceed as rescheduled on July 23-Aug. 8 next year “in...
Will Greg require clearance to play abroad?
by Joaquin Henson - July 13, 2020 - 12:00am
Barangay Ginebra owns the signing rights to Greg Slaughter by virtue of tendering an offer sheet within the prescribed 30-day period after his contract expired last Jan. 31 but if the 7-foot center, now represented...
Beyond The Game
by Joaquin Henson - July 12, 2020 - 12:00am
It’s been something in the works for a while and we didn’t want to come out with the dish until the recipe was perfect.
Pro boxing approved under MGCQ
by Joaquin Henson - July 11, 2020 - 12:00am
Boxing was included among the pro sports that were given the provisional green light to restart by the Inter-Agency Task Force but Games and Amusements Board chairman Baham Mitra said yesterday fights may be allowed...
Busy Para sked next year
by Joaquin Henson - July 9, 2020 - 12:00am
Philippine Paralympic Committee president Mike Barredo said yesterday the cancellation of the 10th ASEAN Para Games this year is a temporary setback in line with the government’s healthy and safety measures...
Suarez to go for Olympic gold
by Joaquin Henson - July 8, 2020 - 12:00am
Three-time SEA Games gold medalist Charly Suarez is hoping to join Olympic boxing ticket-holders Eumir Marcial and Irish Magno in going for gold in Tokyo next year but it remains to be seen if he can clinch a slot...
Fil-Am set for pro rugby debut
by Joaquin Henson - July 6, 2020 - 12:00am
California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo senior Patrick Del Gallego Madden, a Fil-Am with Manila roots, was recently picked in the first round of the Major League Rugby draft and will make his pro...
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