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Displaying articles 541 to 550.Tracing the tricks and treachery at POC
23 Oct 2012
THE chance for the long-delayed change in Philippine sports was traced in a change of text messages that was started on Saturday and culminated at press time yesterday.
National track and field association president Go Teng Kok, who has been waging a lonely battle against the dreaded group runnin
MVP calls for real-life Katipuneros
18 Oct 2012
THERE was an original battle plan to host an early dinner, an informal gathering among national sports association heads. Initially scheduled for Oct. 15, this was postponed at the last minute.
Before word on the informa
From Top Rank: The warrior as worm
15 Oct 2012
WHERE in the world, wondered a nosy, world-class boxing chronicler, can you find a fighter with great credentials that could land only 49 punches in one bout?
That Japanese boxer had been peddled off--the louder the b
“Peping Cojuangco a gentleman warrior”
11 Oct 2012
SOMEWHERE not too far from the Rizal Memorial Coliseum, there must be some kindly souls raring to take the cudgels for the “much-maligned” president of the Philippine Olympic Committee.
One of them, squeaky and excited, wa
Will MVP agree to subsidize a scandal?
09 Oct 2012
THEY find it necessary to conduct regular pulse surveys which, of late, have further boosted people’s trust and approval for President Noynoy Aquino.
Just fine, but regarding major players and people around the President, rela
Memo to MVP: Revolt brewing at POC
04 Oct 2012
AN outright power grab, a coup, was unthinkable.
But, just the same, there has always been this urgent clamor for positive leadership change in the Philippine Olympic Committee.
This call reached an acute point after another
No limit to LA Tenorio heroics?
01 Oct 2012
LA Tenorio nearly had a double-double—9 rebounds and 10 assists--in his victorious debut for Barangay Ginebra on Sunday.
Those were indeed terrific statistics, but nobody also seemed to mind that the spitfire guard managed to grab the
PBA goes all out for flag and fans
27 Sep 2012
THERE’S no reason to doubt the PBA can come up with a dream perfect road show in the new season that opens with people’s favorite Ginebra taking on Global Port, pro league newcomer, on Sunday.
For starters, league take-charge officers showed up as one in handsome brown suits, smiling like gorgeou
How Smart-Gilas fell off the Summit
24 Sep 2012
THANK God, indeed, for the Smart Gilas-Pilipinas team and the PBA for that unforgettable spell, capped by the recent championship triumph in the Jones Cup tournament. All of sudden, when it was least expected, the Philippine n
Pacman: Is a KO the only right last card?
19 Sep 2012
THERE are, to tell the truth, several ways Manny Pacquaio can/could beat the unsinkable Juan Manuel Marquez.
Pacquiao could, in fact, take a shallow, predictable stand the way he did in their last fight, their third,