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03 Dec 2016
There was the hideous partisanship of the judges that dealt the sharp and strong Russian boxer Sergei Kovalev his first defeat. Kovalev, who scored a knockdown and was dominant, also got robbed of his world light heavyweight
Sen. Pacquiao remains the top target
30 Nov 2016
While Floyd Mayweather Jr., firmly retired, has stopped entertaining Manny Pacquiao’s desperate taunts for a rematch, another supremely talented top performer has added himself as The Pacman’s possible next opponent.
Praying for an IOC suspension
26 Nov 2016
A suspension by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) would be the height of infamy for poor Philippine sports.
But with Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Jose “Peping” Cojuangco Jr. taking his fourth term unopposed yesterday, there came frantic efforts and suggestions on how the
Will Pacquiao dare fight run-run Crawford?
22 Nov 2016
The undefeated WBO light welterweight boxing champion Terence Crawford loved to sell his fights by adopting his mother’s bold battle cry: If you get hit, hit back. Hard!
To those who saw Crawford’s last fight against the
‘Rematch would solely be about greed’
19 Nov 2016
Now is the time to stand up and get ready for The Rematch?
Not so fast please, cries top-ranked international referee Bruce McTavish from his Angeles City base in Pampanga.
Anything wrong with Floyd Mayweather Jr. and r
Pacquiao told to think twice
17 Nov 2016
He was the reigning WBO welterweight champion, but was clearly not in the league of the legendary challenger, thereby making some pundits swear Jessie Vargas could hope to deliver a reversal only if a different, or inferior,
Sports probe must reach blind IOC
12 Nov 2016
National football association head Nonong Araneta said he was not alone—“Hindi ako nag iisa”—in his quest for change in the rotten leadership set-up at the Philippine Olympic Committee.
“I will go all the way to the
Who can stop The Rematch now?
09 Nov 2016
It’s the season to be jolly, and we all have Sen. Manny Pacquiao, who did play hardworking Santa to his countless adoring fans here and elsewhere in the world, to thank. While the wanton fight against the drug menace by t
Sorry champ, Manny has strict orders to take you out
06 Nov 2016
Jessie Vargas, the champion, moved onto the Las Vegas press con center stage on Wednesday a super rich shopper proud and raring to snatch a big knockout. He could hardly wait.
Sorry, the priceless good would not be avail
Salute to a hero, an all-time great
29 Oct 2016
The national sports hero Filomeno “Boy” Codiñera loved to say that Lauro Mumar, his fellow Cebuano, was the finest basketball player the Philippines has produced. Of course, they can’t dispute that Carlos Loyzaga was our greatest basketball hero. But Boy Codiñera would swear that, counting on total