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23 Aug 2016
THE USA Olympic men’s basketball team was performing below par but, as a result of its overwhelming gold-medal win over tough Serbia, the momentary dip in the American game—which touched off worldwide apprehension — was taken as
Dalupan: Legacy of a hardboiled warrior
21 Aug 2016
ASKED for a line on the coaching immortal Virgilio Dalupan, all this retired basketball reporter could mutter was, “Great, unyielding mentor and maestro, the greatest coach I’ve come to know.”
How coach Dalu
Abap: Where did we go wrong?
19 Aug 2016
THE ASSOCIATION of Boxing Alliances of the Philippines (Abap) honestly feels it has done everything possible under the sun for its medal quest in the Rio Olympics, but explains that it fell short after falling t
We must build our own boxing academy
16 Aug 2016
When the current set of national amateur boxing officials took over nearly eight years ago, this reporter had mulled lending them the formula for a successful program adopted by world boxing power Mexico.
Unfortunately, we n
Boxing needs total reprogramming, genuine change
14 Aug 2016
IT MAY be a disaster, a debacle, an anomaly, disgrace and scandal. By any name, the shameful showing of the two over-hyped, over-traveled, overfed Filipino boxers in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics was a super boo-boo that caused a
Philippine boxing disaster
11 Aug 2016
REUTERS reported that Brazilian police have arrested a 22-year-old boxer, the flag bearer for the Namibia national team, on suspicion of attempting to sexually assault a room maid in the Olympic Village. The boxer, com
Boxers will make us proud
07 Aug 2016
LIGHTWEIGHT Charly Suarez will throw the first punch for the two-man Philippine boxing team in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics early today. It better be a big punch.
Suarez looms as the underdog in his opening fight, but it should not come as a surprise if the 27-year-old veteran internationalist fro
WE NEED A STRONG OLYMPIC BOXING PROGRAM
05 Aug 2016
SHOULDN’T Filipino sports leaders and fans start feeling good over the apparent onset of a great new era in Philippine boxing, now that the country has gathered together a total of four Pinoy world champions?
The sensational k
TAPALES BEST OF 4 PINOY WORLD CHAMPS?
03 Aug 2016
It was indeed a hard, hard climb for the Mindanao warrior Marlon Tapales, who had to get up from two knockdowns in the fifth round to stop his fearsome Thai foe and capture the World Boxing Organization bantamweight cr
Let’s all ask Sen. Pacquiao first
28 Jul 2016
(HISTORIC SHOT: Congratulations to the multi-awarded photographer Raffy Lerma of the Inquirer, who scored what could be equal to a world championship knockout punch with his front-page picture of a weeping woman hugging h