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Unpopular decision. Rematch? By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. WHEN the verdict was announced declaring Jeff Horn as the new champion, winning over our boxing icon Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao, of the World Boxing Organization’ (WBO) welterweight title, netizens all over the world, including world celebrities, were quick to cry “foul, that the verdict should have been […]

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Mayweather vs McGregor,  a weird fight By Jesus A. Garcia, Jr. AFTER more than two years of boxing inactivity, the former world welterweight and middleweight champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather is coming out of retirement to fight again on August 27 (PH time). What I find weird this time is Floyd will be fighting a mixed […]

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Pacquiao vs. Horn, a mismatch? By Jesus A. Garcia Jr.   AFTER eight months of inactivity, our country’s national sports treasure Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao will step inside the ring anew to defend his World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight belt this coming July 2 in Brisbane. Australia. In his professional boxing career, this will be his […]

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No miracle happened this time By Jesus A. Garcia Jr.   WHEN the then defending champions Golden State Warriors took a commanding 3-1 lead over arch-foe Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals last year, basketball pundits  predicted a two-in-row championship win for the Warriors. The fearless forecast then was no team in NBA history ever […]

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Singapore sports heroes By Jesus A. Garcia Jr.   UNLIKE my first and third visit to Singapore which were both related to sports activities (2010 Youth Olympic Games and 2015 SEA Games), my fourth trip to the beautiful and booming city-state Singapore last June 2-6 was like my second, for pleasure and respite journey. While […]

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How the West was won By Jesus A. Garcia Jr.   OCCASIONAL rains kept pouring in evening of May 27. Worried and tensed, I woke up at wee hours of May 28 and monitored the weather that gave me a big headache. I had to decide whether to postpone the bikefest “I Love Pangasinan Cycling […]

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Rematch? By Jesus A. Garcia Jr.   UNQUESTIONABLY the talk of the world now in the field of sports is the NBA’s Western and Eastern Conference Finals. We saw how the 2015 champions Golden State Warriors swept their playoff games against three dreaded teams, the first team in NBA history to achieve such a feat […]

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Gov. Pogi’s sports accomplishments, onwards By Jesus A. Garcia Jr.   I ATTENDED the SOPA (State of the Province Address) of Gov. Amado “Pogi” Espino III last May 11 held at the Capitol Ground in Lingayen. It was his first SOPA being our new father of the province and his speech that lasted 47 minutes […]

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Father is not like son By Jesus A. Garcia Jr.   “FATHER like son,” so the axiom says. But not to the two former world boxing champions Julio Cesar Chavez, Sr. and his son and namesake Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. Yes, I guess you, too, watched on TV last May 7 how the former World […]

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Ilocandia bikathon in the offing By Jesus A. Garcia Jr.   I RECEIVED a call from a certain Manila based marketing company (I don’t want to mention the name as of this time) last May 1 asking me if I can direct a big road race that will be run in northern Luzon with big […]

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