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Displaying articles 41 to 50.RELEVANCE PUMPED INTO PACQUIAO BOUT
08 Sep 2016
SEN. Manny Pacquiao was scheduled to leave Wednesday night for Beverly Hills, California, to link up with WBO welterweight champion Jessie Vargas in a press conference scheduled on Friday. The affair can only be exp
Enter a sparkling Pinoy world champ
06 Sep 2016
IT WOULD not be fair to call Jerwin Ancajas just another Filipino world champ, although he did join a gang of reigning Pinoy world titleholders with a sensational triumph before his countrymen in Taguig on Saturday.
So who needs this no-glory Pacquiao fight?
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
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?
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
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