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Displaying articles 261 to 270.So who needs this no-glory Pacquiao fight?
Tue, 30 Aug 2016
QUESTIONS continued to be raised on the relevance of Manny Pacquiao?s fight against the clearly inferior Jessie Vargas in Las Vegas on Nov. 5.
The latest one came from Fight Saga, which wondered whether P
Abap told of what it did wrong
Sun, 28 Aug 2016
TO THE question on where they went wrong in the Rio Olympics, the Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (Abap) received a jolting jab and wake-up reply.
Filipino boxers, said the answer, failed miserably because
WHO CARES ABOUT PACQUIAO-VARGAS?
Thu, 25 Aug 2016
WHO the hell is Jessie Vargas? The sidestreet Pinoy boxing fanatic wants to know the caliber of this fighter whom Manny Pacquiao will meet in a championship duel in Las Vegas on Nov. 5.
?Sino ba si Vargas, tindero o sap
USA quintet, doubted, has the last word
Tue, 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
Sun, 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?
Fri, 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
Tue, 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
Sun, 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
Thu, 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
Sun, 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