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21 Jun 2010
After absorbing punishment for seven rounds on June 18, 1923 where he kissed the canvass five times, deposed world flyweight champion Jimmy Wilde of Wales laid unconscious for five minutes before being helped by Fili
Pancho Villa: Greatest Flyweight of 20th Century
20 Jun 2010
First of a Series
Year 1923 is to be remembered by a pair of significant events that shook the world of politics and sports.
It was on July 23 that year when Mexican revolutionary hero known to his countrymen as a “Robin Hood” w
Feuding cycling factions to unify soon
18 Jun 2010
Peace and unity within the local cycling community can finally be attained.
This, officials of the feuding Integrated Cycling Federation of the Philippines (Philcycling), assured yesterday during the SCOOP Sa Kamayan weekly session at the Kamayan Restaurant-Padre Faura.
Lawyer and two-time t
Philippine South Pole Expedition
15 Jun 2010
Four months from now, a Filipino golf instructor, a lifestyle coach and an extreme outdoor sportsman, will try to become the first man from this country to conquer South Pole’s ‘Ice Forest.’
Bobby Castillo, a quintessential Climate changer, will walk his way for 1,170 kilometers through the Antar
Super elite Boxing team formed
08 Jun 2010
To further strengthen the country’s quest for its first ever Olympic gold medal, the Amateur Boxing Association of the Philippines has formed a five-boxer super elite group that will be undergoing a special training program.
40 sports disputed in Jakarta SEA Games
05 Jun 2010
Forty sports, 15 more than those contested last year in Laos, have been initially approved by the Southeast Asian Games Federation to be included in the calendar of events to be disputed in the 26th edition of the biennial conclave next year in Jakarta.
This was reported yesterday by athletics pr
Lakers or Celtics, take your pick
02 Jun 2010
On record, California is, undeniably the favorite destination of Filipino migrant workers so many believe that in the coming NBA championship series between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics, it won’t be surprising that the former would be the heavy favorites among Filipinos back home to
Baseball Super League Mulled
30 May 2010
A super tournament with selection from schools leagues University Athletic Association of the Philippines, Private Schools Athletic Association, State Colleges and Universities Athletic Association, the presently constituted national team and, possibly, Baseball Philippines All Stars will be launche
Pinoy riders compete in Tour of Singkarak
28 May 2010
A crack squad, headed by 2009 Padyak Pinoy champion Joel Calderon and a pair of Philippine Team, mainstays Baler Ravina and Sherwin Carrera, leaves tomorrow for Indonesia to banner the 7-11 Racing Team to the Tour of Singkarak set June 1-6 in West Sumatra.
The team, which also includes 7-11 stalw
Meet the Tacuyan boxing family
24 May 2010
Fernando Tacuyan, only 14, stands to be the youngest in the family to become a national athlete, following a tradition that was started by his parents – Orlando Sr., a boxer, and Nenita (nee Dungca), a trackster.Elder brothers Orlando Jr. and Rolando are also members of the national boxing squad. Yo