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                    [Title] => Aklan town vying to become sports capital
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The town of Malinao in the central Philippine province of Aklan is eyeing to become the sports capital of the province.

[DatePublished] => 2012-09-04 22:02:53 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => [SectionUrl] => [URL] => ) [1] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 374496 [Title] => Did he win it fair and square? [Summary] => Obscure runner Army Corporal Roosebelt Lobo was declared the National Milo Marathon 5k event champion but drew a howl of protest from a number of participants, including SEA Games gold medalist John Lozada.

The protestors cried foul right on the stage during the awarding ceremony, alleging Lobo and runners-up Ranel Kudera and Bernard Adano cheated their way to the 1-2-3 finish.
[DatePublished] => 2006-12-11 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Sports [SectionUrl] => sports [URL] => ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 261816 [Title] => Brin resumes bid, faces Thai [Summary] => ATHENS (Via Globe Telecom) – Lightwelter Romeo Brin put his comeback bid on the block against a flamboyant Thai fighter Thursday night at Peristeri boxing hall in a bid to refuel a Philippine campaign hit by another setback in the Athens Games.

Brin, the only three-time Olympian in Team Philippines and on his final stint with the national team, fights Manus Boonjumnong in the second round at 8 p.m. hoping for a win that will set him up against the Russian Tank in the quarterfinals.

But first there’s Boonjumnong.
[DatePublished] => 2004-08-19 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097213 [AuthorName] => Lito Tacujan [SectionName] => Sports [SectionUrl] => sports [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 229520 [Title] => Pugs aim high with mix of youth, experience [Summary] => Manny Lopez, president of the Amateur Boxing Association of the Philippines, watched from ringside as the nine RP boxers bound for the Vietnam SEA Games held a final sparring session the other day just outside the Ninoy Aquino Stadium.

He liked what he saw.

"Now I can say that we’re a hundred percent ready and we’re all confident heading into the battle," said Lopez after the afternoon sparring session that was held in full view of the public and on a boxing ring specially constructed on the stadium’s parking lot.
[DatePublished] => 2003-11-28 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804774 [AuthorName] => Abac Cordero [SectionName] => Sports [SectionUrl] => sports [URL] => ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 224905 [Title] => RP pugs a combine of youth, experience [Summary] => Still mourning the loss of its longtime secretary-general, the Amateur Boxing Association of the Philippines buckled down to work yesterday as it bared the composition of the national team that will see action in the Vietnam SEA Games this December.

Manny Lopez, ABAP president, named the nine boxers who will vie for the gold in Vietnam and try to erase the painful memories of the country’s zero-gold performance in boxing during the 2001 Kuala Lumpur SEA Games.
[DatePublished] => 2003-10-21 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804774 [AuthorName] => Abac Cordero [SectionName] => Sports [SectionUrl] => sports [URL] => ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 221369 [Title] => Salazar lusot sa malamig na klima,sigurado na sa bronze [Summary] => XINJIANG, CHINA--Nilabanan ni Lhyven Salazar ang hindi kaaya-ayang temperatura at nagbunga naman ito ng maganda nang kanyang pigilan ang kalaban at isalba ang kampanya ng RP Team Revicon sa panimula ng kanilang kampanya sa 2003 Xin-jiang International Boxing Championships dito.

Pinigil ni Salazar, kumakampanya sa light flyweight division ang kalabang si Sikymbateb ng Kazakhstan sa third round ng kanilang four round bout nang ihayag ng referee ang Referee-Stopped-Contest-Outclassed desisyon.
[DatePublished] => 2003-09-20 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => PSN Palaro [SectionUrl] => palaro [URL] => ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 220970 [Title] => Four Filipino fighters open bid in China slugfest [Summary] => Team RP-Revicon opens its bid in the 2003 Xinjiang China International Boxing Open Thursday when it sends four of its boxers in the opening bouts of the annual tournament in Xinjiang, China.

Light flyweight Lhyven Salazar, lightweight Anthony Igusquiza, light welterweight Florencio Ferrer and welterweight Francis Joven troop to the ring one by one, each bidding to gain the second round in this prestigious tournament which attracted 14 teams from 11 countries including the Philippines and three China squads.
[DatePublished] => 2003-09-19 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Sports [SectionUrl] => sports [URL] => ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 221214 [Title] => China next stop for 8 Pinoy pugs [Summary] => Eight Filipino boxers, each one of them hoping to make it to the Vietnam SEA Games this December, will embark on an earlier journey on Monday to represent the Philippines in the 2003 Xinjiang China International Boxing Open.

Violito Payla, a gifted southpaw from Cagayan de Oro, will lead the charge of the RP Revicon team in the event which is also expected to draw entries from Asian heavyweights like Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Thailand.
[DatePublished] => 2003-09-13 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Sports [SectionUrl] => sports [URL] => ) [8] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 212284 [Title] => RP pugs to vie in world tourney [Summary] => A crack squad of six Filipino fighters will fly the country’s colors at the World Boxing Championships in Bangkok on July 6-13.

Amateur Boxing Association of the Philippines (ABAP) president Manny Lopez told The STAR yesterday the team will be made up of lightflyweight Harry Tanamor, flyweight Violito Payla, bantamweight Arlan Lerio, featherweight Florencio Ferrer, lightweight Junard Ladon, and lightwelterweight Anthony Igusquiza.

Gregorio Caliwan and Nolito Velasco will join the team as coaches.
[DatePublished] => 2003-07-03 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804869 [AuthorName] => Joaquin M. Henson [SectionName] => Sports [SectionUrl] => sports [URL] => ) [9] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 189673 [Title] => ABAP masaya na sa naging performance ng mga boksingero [Summary] => Sa kabila ng nag-iisang silver na produksiyon ng Amateur Boxing Association of the Philippines sa Busan Asian Games, higit nila itong ikinasisiya sa buong taon dahil sa pagbibigay karangalan sa bansa dahil nakakuha sila ng karanasan.
[DatePublished] => 2002-12-29 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => PSN Palaro [SectionUrl] => palaro [URL] => ) ) )
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