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Displaying articles 551 to 560.Thank God indeed for Doc Agoncillo
01 Nov 2012
KNOWING Doc Agoncillo, he would’ve readily batted for and come to the aid of yet another suffering underdog.
Of course, you don’t know Doc. His name is Ephraim Agoncillo, lean and handsome devoted healer who loved to trace his roots among noble Batanguenos.
We’ve had unknown soldiers, unsung h
Farewell to Maui, born fighter and cycling legend
29 Oct 2012
THREE-time national cycling marathon champion Jesus Garcia Jr. yesterday wondered why there has been no line in the top-selling Inquirer on the passing of cycling legend Manuel “Maui” Reynante.
Reynate, 67, suffered a fatal stroke while riding with son Lloyd, a national team member, on Friday.
MVP fails our sports revolucionarios
25 Oct 2012
IT may not be right to call it a revolt.
But on Monday, a good number of national sports association (NSA) heads attended a dinner and formalized their intention to join a movement that would hopefully succeed in working for s
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