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Displaying articles 51 to 60.Pacquiao told to think twice
17 Nov 2016
He was the reigning WBO welterweight champion, but was clearly not in the league of the legendary challenger, thereby making some pundits swear Jessie Vargas could hope to deliver a reversal only if a different, or inferior,
Sports probe must reach blind IOC
12 Nov 2016
National football association head Nonong Araneta said he was not alone—“Hindi ako nag iisa”—in his quest for change in the rotten leadership set-up at the Philippine Olympic Committee.
“I will go all the way to the
Who can stop The Rematch now?
09 Nov 2016
It’s the season to be jolly, and we all have Sen. Manny Pacquiao, who did play hardworking Santa to his countless adoring fans here and elsewhere in the world, to thank. While the wanton fight against the drug menace by t
Sorry champ, Manny has strict orders to take you out
06 Nov 2016
Jessie Vargas, the champion, moved onto the Las Vegas press con center stage on Wednesday a super rich shopper proud and raring to snatch a big knockout. He could hardly wait.
Sorry, the priceless good would not be avail
Salute to a hero, an all-time great
29 Oct 2016
The national sports hero Filomeno “Boy” Codiñera loved to say that Lauro Mumar, his fellow Cebuano, was the finest basketball player the Philippines has produced. Of course, they can’t dispute that Carlos Loyzaga was our greatest basketball hero. But Boy Codiñera would swear that, counting on total
Dreamin’ of a heroic POC Christmas
26 Oct 2016
HONESTLY, the suggested theme tune for this very cluttered period in Philippine sports should’ve been titled “Dreamin’ of a Peping-less Philippine Olympic Committee Christmas.”
There’s this urgent clamor to have former Congressman Jose Cojuangco, plain Peping to Pinoy sports enthusiasts, kicked o
Big Games: Ginebra soars, Duterte slips
06 Oct 2016
It’s no plain coincidence that two fiery institutions in the Republic of the Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte and the Ginebra San Miguel team — have been caught in contrasting spots at this crucial point of their voyage to supremacy.
The Ginebra team is up, up soaring, Mr. Duterte continue
Can Pacquiao hit 100 percent?
04 Oct 2016
AFTER trainer Freddie Roach cried that Manny Pacquiao appeared tired and flat in training, the eight-division world title winner next came up with solid results in the gym.
Roach was visibly displeased on Thursday, aft
Roach says Pacquiao is tired
02 Oct 2016
There’s a jumpy twist in the otherwise energetic preparations of Manny Pacquiao for his world welterweight title challenge in Las Vegas on Nov. 5. This concern was delivered by trainer Freddie Roach and promoter Bob
Two cheers for 3 ALA Stable stars
27 Sep 2016
THERE were calls Sunday morning checking on the results of three Filipino boxers, stars of the famous Ala Stable of Cebu, with great concern about Donnie Nietes who vacated his WBO 108-throne to campaign in the ful