List of Articles by Rene Bonsubre, Jr.
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Displaying articles 1491 to 1500.Wesley So tops Board One and Leads Philippines U-16 Chess Team to Third Place
25 Aug 2008
Finally we have something to smile about.
The Philippine Under-16 Chess Team scored a total of 27 points after ten rounds at the World Youth Under 16 Chess Olympiad held in Turkey and was good enough for third place. The team is
QUO VADIS, ABAP?
16 Aug 2008
The generation that witnessed Anthony Villanueva being robbed of a gold medal in the 1964 Tokyo Olympics is aging now. Many have passed away. The generation that saw Onyok Velasco’s Robbery in Atlanta have been waiting f
04 Aug 2008
Should I watch the Olympics?
I have been asking myself this question for the past few months. We only have one boxer who managed to qualify – light flyweight Harry Tanamor. A sporting disaster already in a country that fancies itself as a boxing power in Asia. The odds are stacked against him. Hi
MY PACQUIAO WISH LIST
31 Jul 2008
When Manny Pacquiao knocked out Erik Morales in their second bout more than two years ago, I remember telling myself that Manny doesn’t have to prove anything anymore. I felt that Morales at that time represented not just a physical but psychological barrier for Pacquiao, his personal “Ivan Drago”-
30 Jun 2008
Manny Pacquiao grabbed his second world title belt in a four month span in devastating fashion. The big difference was speed. David Diaz was like an ill-prepared student trying to find answers in his finals exam. The Pacman
AJ BANAL: FASTRACK TO CENTER STAGE
19 Jun 2008
William Shakespeare wrote: “It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.“
Boxers know that their destiny is not in the stars but in their fists. AJ Banal, (W0-17 (KO 14) L–O D–1) a southpaw from the tough str
PACQUIAO'S DRIVE FOR FIVE
22 May 2008
For the past ten years Manny Pacquiao has distinguished himself in four weight divisions. He has won three alphabet titles namely the WBC flyweight title (1998), IBF superbantamwieght title (2001) and the WBC superfeatherweight title last March.
In 2003 he won Ring Magazine's linear historic wor
AGELESS and FEARLESS
08 Apr 2008
It was a mismatch. WBO Bantamweight titlist Gerry Penalosa’s knock out of Thai challenger Ratanachai Sor Vorapin was something to be expected. I was even surprised the fight lasted eight rounds. He knocked out the same T
Pacquiao and the Diaspora
17 Mar 2008
TANZANIA -- There are more than two hundred Filipinos working here in Tanzania, with thousands more scattered throughout Africa and millions dispersed around the globe. Countless have grabbed the proverbial sharp
THE GREAT ESCAPE
16 Mar 2008
It was as nail biting as their first encounter. It was also laced with controversy. Manny Pacquiao versus Juan Manuel Marquez II lived up to the hype. But it did not put an end to the debate as to who is the better fighter.