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Pangasinan tops PH cycling By Jesus A. Garcia, Jr   SOME friends of mine, young cycling fans, including bashers, too, mostly outside the province keep asking  me to name all the Pangasinan professional cyclists who won national multi-stage cycling since the birth of Philippine cycling races, like the fabled Tour of Luzon, Marlboro Tour, Tour […]

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Because of World War II By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. LAST December 18 was my 75th birthday. I’m very thankful to God and proud that I still reached this diamond age which my cycling and age contemporaries were unable to attain. Yes, I was born after the second world war, produced by a Mexican hombre […]

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Easier said than done By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. WE all know that the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games supposed to be held last August was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The sports’ world governing body International Olympic Committee (IOC) moved the quadrennial meet in July next year. Majority of the elite athletes of every […]

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“It’s not the triumph, but the try” By Jesus A. Garcia, Jr.   THE 2020 PBA Philippine Cup has been the talk of the nation during this COVID-19 pandemic era. It ended last December 9 with the top seeded and the most well-liked squad in the league, the Barangay Ginebra San Miguel. It thumped co-finalist […]

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On-line chess tournament, plans to write my cycling book By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. ANOTHER sport that has started to defy the COVID-19 pandemic is the mental game called “Chess.” The world chess body FIDE (Federation Internationale des Echecs) organized its latest tourney billed as  “Skilling Open,” the inaugural on-line event of the Champions Chess […]

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COVID-19 is softly killing world sports By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. COVID-19 already killed a million inhabitants of our planet, with the U.S., India and Brazil are topping the list, according to the latest report. Yes, the unseen disease is slowly obliterating the world’s economy, first and foremost are the third world countries, and until […]

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“There’s always first time in life” By Jesus A. Garcia, Jr. AS I write this piece, our country’s third strongest typhoon (after Quinta and Rolly) named Ulysses is devastating our province with its strong gusty winds. I’m rushing this piece (November 12) to beat the deadline fearing that a power outage might occur anytime, like […]

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Tour of Spain still up for grabs By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. AS I write this piece on November 5, the race for U.S. presidency between Democrat Joseph Biden and Republican re-electionist Donald Trump was still hanging in the balance. The same was happening on the 18th day of Vuelta a España (Tour of Spain) […]

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