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Displaying articles 61 to 70.It’s People’s Triumph, after all
08 Aug 2018
IT’S official: Our national basketball team to this year’s Asian Games will be known as the Gilas National Team.
This was relayed yesterday by Ed Picson, spokesman of the Philippine Olympic Committee.
Picson also referred to the statement of POC president Ricky Vargas in a previous press confe
Asiad: What a difference a gold makes
04 Aug 2018
Manny V. Pangilinan.
The statement was short, straight, sincere:
“Apologies to all,” said Manny V. Pangilinan, chair emeritus of the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP), ruling basketball body in the country.
Our basketball here begs to be healed
01 Aug 2018
The Philippines threw a sick-man’s punch at the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) with its withdrawal from the Asian Games basketball championship slated in Indonesia in August.
The blow, utterly foul, has no place in a sports conclave reliant on noble Olympic ideals.
The withdrawal by the Samahan
Can’t Amir provide bigger test for Manny?
28 Jul 2018
IT’S not surprising that the name of former world boxing champion Amir Khan often lingers at the tail-end whenever they do a list-up of Manny Pacquiao’s possible next opponent.
“I’m sick of waiting,” Khan cried, “I’m just
Pure fiction, Pacquiao says of sick heart
24 Jul 2018
THE advisory was curt and sharp: Individuals who have no medical background should refrain from giving opinions especially if they do not have the medical records and experience.
It was issued by a second publicist in the
Pacquiao risked his life in KL
20 Jul 2018
UPON his return to Buenot Aires, dethroned WBA welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse started lashing out at critics who trashed the Argentine Machine for quitting his championship fight with Manny Pacquiao in Kuala Lumpur
What a marvelous mismatch!
18 Jul 2018
MANNY Pacquiao was a masterpiece, Lucas Matthysse a big joke.
There are several other superlatives fit to celebrate Pacquiao’s glittering one-man show in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday. He indeed looked nearly as magnifice
How new is the New Manny Pacquiao?
14 Jul 2018
THERE was one report on Thursday which claimed the legendary Manny Pacquiao wanted to show the world “a New Manny Pacquiao.”
It won’t be a simple comeback, after Pacquiao dropped his world welterweight crown in Brisbane where he su
Can’t waltz with Father Time
11 Jul 2018
HIS handlers say Manny Pacquiao, 39, will be a lot younger when he fights WBA welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse on Sunday. That’s easy to believe.
The question is: how really young? Will he be, say, 25, 27, 30, com
We can’t go on losing like this
07 Jul 2018
THERE’LL be no agreement, no unified opinion on who, what caused that scandalous on-court basketball brawl at the Philippine Arena on Monday.
Both the Philippines and Australian teams have apologized for the embarrassin