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NBA, TdF, U.S. Open defy COVID-19 pandemic By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. AFTER a three-month lull due to the scary COVID-19 pandemic that already killed almost one million inhabitants of the globe, three of the top 20 well-known and prestigious sporting events in the world decided to defy the threat of the deadly disease. First […]

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Pangasinan’s PBA player, Orly Bauzon, 75 By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. AFTERNOON of September 6 when I read in Facebook that the former Olympian and ex-PBA player, our kabaleyan Orlando Bauzon met his untimely death due to cardiac arrest, late night of September 5. My first reaction was it could be another fake news, so […]

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Magic store’s discrimination policy vs. elderly By Jesus A. Garcia, Jr. SORRY my dear readers but my article this week is not about sports. Honestly, this is my first time to digress since I started writing in Sunday PUNCH for more than 15 years. I want to share here a personal ordeal that I suffered […]

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Amid pandemic, Tour de France reels off By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. ALL of the world’s prestigious and biggest sports events like the NBA, Tour de France, England’s Wimbledon, U.S. Open, and especially the esteemed 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games suddenly came to a halt temporarily due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Yes, we cannot blame the […]

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ALA’s closure, PH boxers’ big loss By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. I WAS so shocked and sad to learn about the unexpected closure of “ALA Boxing Promotions, the Philippines longest and number one boxing promoter in the country. Formed by Antonio Lopez Aldeguer in 1985, the 35-year-old professional boxing promotions already being managed by Antonio’s […]

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NBL Philippines seeks to turn pro By Jesus A. Garcia, Jr. THE country’s premiere amateur basketball organization, the National Basketball League Philippines, is now determined to turn professional, according to the league president Celso “Soy” Mercado. And yes, if this plan pushes through with the approval of our country’s professional sports entity, the Games and […]

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The season needs a champ By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. DESPITE the relentless surge of the dreaded COVID-19 around the globe especially in the United States which is the most affected country given its number of deaths and cases today, Uncle Sam’s third most attended sport, the NBA, finally decided to resume its remaining games […]

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Covid-19 spares cyclists? By Jesus A. Garcia Jr.     THE Covid-19 pandemic already killed 670,200 inhabitants of the earth and the Philippines has 1,962 casualties, and ranks 27th among the countries infected by the dreaded disease. As many say, this is predicted to reach a million fatalities until the vaccine is produced. According to […]

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Corruption in PH sports rears its ugly head By Jesus A. Garcia Jr.   HERE we go again. Philippine sports is tarnished anew with corruption. Because of this, the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) which is under the Office of the President of the Philippines under the chairmanship of William “Butch” Ramirez will undergo an organizational […]

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Remembering Shimano By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. I WAS a bit shocked upon learning that one of the original czars of the world’s famous bicycle component brands “Shimano” died last July 3. Yes, Yoshizo Shimano, the former president of Shimano Incorporated and third son of founder Shozaburo Shimano died due to chronic heart failure. He […]

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