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Slovenian cyclist Roglic in Vuelta a España bikathon

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By Jesus A. Garcia, Jr. THE 21-day 2021 Tour of Spain popularly known in the cycling world as Vuelta a España ended last Sunday, September 5. Being a former professional cyclist, I cannot help but comment on this multi-stage annual bikefest considered by the world governing cycling body Union Cycliste…

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Slovenian cyclist Roglic in Vuelta a España bikathon

By September 13, 2021Sports Eye

It’s ‘father time’ for Pacman

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By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. GONE are his footwork, reflex, agility, elusiveness, punching power, stamina, but his cleverness still stays. That’s what we observed last Sunday, August 22, how our boxing icon Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao suffered an startling defeat in the hands of little known Cuban pug and failed to…

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It’s ‘father time’ for Pacman

By August 30, 2021Sports Eye

Casimero vs. Rigondeaux, world boxing snafu

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By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. We watched the world bantamweight title tussle between our countryman John Riel Casimero against Cuban Guillermo Rigondeaux on TV last Sunday, August 15, where the Ormoc City, Leyte-born Casimero successfully defended his WBO (World Boxing Organization) 118 pounds tiara via split decision, 117-111, 116-112, 113-115….

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Casimero vs. Rigondeaux, world boxing snafu

By August 23, 2021Sports Eye

See them stronger in Paris 2024?

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By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. THE 16-day 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games ended last Sunday, August 8, and the accomplishments of our Philippine delegation this year was impressive and laudable. Ever since our national athletes started participating in the quadrennial meet in 1924 Paris, our 19-athletes delegation hauled a record four…

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See them stronger in Paris 2024?

By August 16, 2021Sports Eye

Pacman as politician; NBA finals

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By Jesus A. Garcia Jr.   THE talk of our country these days is the political word war between world-boxing icon Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao and our president Rodrigo Roa Duterte. Pacman’s bashers said the fighting lawmaker is not suited to run our troubled country, he does not have the education…

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Pacman as politician; NBA finals

By July 13, 2021Sports Eye

Donaire vs Casimero first before against Inoue

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By Jesus A. Garcia Jr.   WE, die-hard boxing aficionados, watched on TV how the Japanese boxing icon Naoya Inoue easily demolished the Filipino International Boxing Federation (IBF) number one contender Michael Dasmariñas via knockout in the third round last Sunday, June 20. We saw how the undefeated Nippon boxer…

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Donaire vs Casimero first before against Inoue

By June 28, 2021Sports Eye