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PH Asiad surpasses 2014 stint By Jesus A. Garcia Jr.   AS I write this piece, sundown of August 30, the 2018 Asian Games Jakarta Palembang, Indonesia is winding up. So far, our nationals have already garnered four gold and 13 bronze medals and upped our position in the overall medal tally to 17th from […]

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PH Asiad performance still lackluster? By Jesus A. Garcia, Jr.   THE talk of the town in sports today is the 2018 Asian Games currently being held  in the cities of Jakarta and Palembang in Indonesia. Six days had already passed and our Philippine squad only has one gold and five bronze medals to show, […]

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PH five crisis continues By Jesus A. Garcia Jr.   AFTER that unforgettable ugly match between our Philippine national team Gilas Pilipinas against the Australian national squad last July 2 at Philippine Arena that turned to be ‘basketbrawl’ prompted the world basketball governing body FIBA to suspend our ten dribblers and five in the Australian […]

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‘It’s not just the triumph, but the try’ By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. THE earlier much-talked withdrawal of our national basketball team to this year’s Jakarta-Palembang Asian Games in Indonesia slated on August 18 – September 2 produced not only ugly reactions but frustration among Filipino basketball buffs. Netizens decried the pronouncement of the national […]

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Surprising UK cyclist Geraint Thomas By Jesus A. Garcia, Jr.   THE talk of sporting world during these days especially in Europe was the surprising conquest of Welsh cyclist Geraint Thomas of this year’s Tour de France.  The little-known fellow from Cardiff, Wales originally assigned to help his skipper, compatriot, four-time and defending champion Chris […]

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It’s still palakasan in Philippine sports By Jesus A. Garcia Jr.   THREE weeks from now and the much-awaited Asia’s sports spectacle the 2018 Asian Games will officially kicks off in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia on August 18 and ends on September 2. Unlike the 2014 Asiad held in Incheon, South Korea with 37 countries […]

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Pacquiao rejuvenated? By Jesus A. Garcia Jr.   THREE prestigious world sporting events were held last Sunday (July 15). And being an avid sports fan, I managed to watch on TV the much-awaited Matthysse-Pacquiao world title fight, the final of the FIFA Russia World Cup 2018 and 2018 Wimbledon championships. Let’s forget the Le Tour […]

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Speed vs power in Matthysse-Pacquiao fight By Jesus A. Garcia, Jr. THE much talked about sports news in the world today are the FIFA 2018 Russia World Cup, Wimbledon, Tour de France, the move of Lebron James to Lakers in the NBA and the Matthysse-Pacquiao World Boxing Association welterweight title fight. And except the 21-day […]

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Blame the referees first By Jesus A. Garcia, Jr. THE much-awaited rematch for the 2019 FIBA Asia/Pacific World Cup Qualifiers between Australia and Philippine national basketball teams held last Monday (July 2) showed the worst in everyone. The free-for-all could have been prevented if the three international referees assigned by the world governing basketball body […]

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‘Don’t Cry For Me Argentina’ By Jesus A. Garcia, Jr.   AFTER a long one year layoff after his controversial defeat to Australian Jeff Horn for the World Boxing Organization welterweight title fight, Filipino ring icon Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao climbs back the ring to exchange blows this time against World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight titleholder […]

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