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06 Aug 2012
IT was, in most fields in London higher, faster and stronger.
But, in the boxing ring, it was definitely dirtier.
Mark Anthony Barriga won his boxing match on Saturday neat and clear, but the referee stopped the tiny
Barriga: brainy, blazing, brave
01 Aug 2012
WASN’T he also a whirlwind of a warrior?
Tiny Mark Barriga on Tuesday was every pesky inch a brainy blizzard that blasted and slammed his way to a first win for the beleaguered Philippine contingent in the London Olymp
It’s a record foul IOC performance in London
30 Jul 2012
IT did not look as gory as though the defending titlist had faltered and fallen at the first hurdle, but the International Olympic Committee, starring its stern-faced president Jaques Rogge, did balk and fumble
PBA: It’s on with the sweet savagery
25 Jul 2012
(COURAGEOUS CALL: It was the lifetime motto of newspaperman Nixon Kua to stare truth in the eye--and report everything without fear or favor. It was also his lifetime vow to fight criminality. Kua was being truthful to his calling when he was gunned down by robbers in Calamba over the weekend. He ha
PBA: Stop the savagery, please
24 Jul 2012
THE opening game of the PBA Governors’ Cup Finals on Sunday was complete with all the ingredients, it was terrific, exciting, colorful, and many more.
It was extremely physical, rugged and rough.
It had more than
Lone child entries do win, can’t they?
19 Jul 2012
Marc Anthony Barriga.
THOSE who have observed that the Philippines has the lone boy entry in the London Olympic boxing calendar said so with both awe and deep hope.
Nineteen-year-old Marc Anthony Barriga, lone Fil
Sorry folks, but Amir Khan’t fight
16 Jul 2012
IT finally became clear he was a pure dud so there should be a move to prevent a repeat of this Las Vegas farce starring a British subject who couldn’t put up a fight.
Amir Khan, listed as the WBA super lightweight king, d
How honestly high can Donaire climb?
12 Jul 2012
HOW big a step did Nonito Donaire take in his chase of the Manny Pacquiao brand of greatness following last Sunday’s victory in Carson City, California?
Reports had differed on whether Jeffrey Methebula was three, fou
Jaworski can help restore old PBA fire
09 Jul 2012
MAYBE only a handful in that great crowd at the Araneta Coliseum on Sunday could recall that great battle fought with an incredible never-say-die spirit by the lead figure on the battle court.
It happened elsewhere, ma
Manny Pacquiao was robbed legally
05 Jul 2012
THEY’VE refused to call it by its assigned name, but you’ve definitely heard of this unsinkable sports world anomaly called legal robbery.
When Manny Pacquiao could only eke out a shaky draw against Juan Manuel Marquez in