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Displaying articles 71 to 80.Pacquiao, poor and humble, great and triumphant in UK
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
THERE were startling happenings in boxing this week, like the sudden pull-out of Floyd Mayweather Jr. from a major New Year?s Day fight in Tokyo. But nothing stuns and warms the heart of the poor Filipino like Manny Pacquiao?s
Moving on, sneaking back
Thu, 08 Nov 2018
IN my last column on Sept. 16, I remember saying Canelo Alvarez must make sure he would not slip out. He must compete firmly if he hoped to beat Gennady Golovkin. Canelo, big, brave and strong, was unshakable and too solid du
Golovkin -Canelo 2 will be full-scale war
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
THE world middleweight championship bout on Sunday has been tagged Fight of the Century days ahead of the official weigh-in. There are also those who said it would be a continuation 13th round of the first fight be
Give Nietes due respect; no rematch, please
Wed, 12 Sep 2018
Aston Palicte, the clear loser, said he wants to do a rematch with Donnie Nietes.
That?s absurd; as senseless as demanding to be rewarded for a bungled job.
There was widespread displeasure over the mucky scoring o
Two-fisted move against lethargy in sports
Sat, 08 Sep 2018
Ricky Vargas (L) and Buth Ramirez (R).
YOU can call the two moves by the POC and the PSC twin shots against damning lethargy in Philippine sports. The moves were announced almost simultaneously.
1) Philippine Olympi
Kinder diagnosis from Indonesian Asiad
Wed, 05 Sep 2018
POC president Ricky Vargas.
It?s easy to say that our women athletes, led by marvelous lifter Hidilyn Diaz, have helped breathe hope into lagging Philippines sports.
Female competitors accounted for all four gold med
Urgent cry for a boxing gold
Fri, 31 Aug 2018
No Filipino boxer would be sent to the 2018 Asian Games who has no chance whatsoever of winning.
This was stressed by Ed Picson, executive director of the ABAP (Alliance of Boxing Associations in the Philippi
No real heartbreak; only deep disappointment
Wed, 29 Aug 2018
THE chubby basketball fanatic, too young for a legit heartache, could only blurt out his disappointment.
?Sabog, palpak (scattered, crushed), Captain Coby cried upon rising from his seat with over two minutes left in the Philippines-Korea Asian Games quarterfinal basketball match in Jakarta on Mo
No broken hearts out here
Fri, 24 Aug 2018
FOR lack of a better term, we all had to call the Philippine National team?s gallant finish against super power China a heartbreaking loss.
The Nationals finished the Asian Games thriller against super power China behi
It's People's Triumph, after all
Wed, 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