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Ageless ring warrior Pacman By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. Pacquiao defies the age. Remember, after wresting the WBA welterweight throne from Argentine Lucas Mathysee July last year, Pacman successfully defended his title against a decade younger than him, American Adrien Boner, via unanimous decision. And he did it again against the durable and heavy handed […]

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The endless PH sports woes By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. WE are just over four months away from hosting the 30th Southeast Asia Games this year but until now our national governing sports bodies, the Philippine Olympic Committee’ and Philippines Sports commission’s (POC) power squabble continue. Worse, another tarnishing image for our country’s sports cropped […]

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Will Pacman win? By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. A WEEK from now and the much-awaited World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight unification title showdown between our boxing icon Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao and American Keith Thurman will definitely push through on July 21 (PH time) in Las Vegas, Nevada. Surprisingly, odds makers who prematurely picked Thurman to […]

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Basketball is not our world sport By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. THE talk of the town these days in our country is about the FIBA U19 Basketball Championship and the coming World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight unification title bout between Philippine boxing icon Manny Pacquiao and the undefeated American Keith Thurman slated on July 21 […]

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POC leadership in limbo, again By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. IT ALREADY happened before, and it’s happening again. The Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) is recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as the only authority that can send our national athletes to compete in any international events thru the recommendation of our different National sports […]

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Warriors refuse to die in Game 5 By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. “ALL points are important to me from the first to the last even though I’m losing, I’m never going to let go,” said half-Filipina, half-Ecuadorian Leylah Annie Fernandez after winning the French Open junior girls championship in Paris last weekend. And that’s exactly […]

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 NBA Finals to reach 7 games By Jesus A. Garcia Jr.  GOING to battle with a complete lineup unlike their opponent, NBA first time finalist Toronto Raptors walloped the injury-plagued two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors, 123-109, at the Warriors home turf last Thursday and now leads the best-of-seven championship series, 2-1. As expected and […]

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Defending titlist Warriors to win again By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. DEFENDING titlist and championship veteran Golden State Warriors and Finals greenhorn Toronto Raptors commenced their NBA title battle on May 31 (PH time) in the best-of-seven series with the Raptors hosting the first three games. As in the past, the talk now in the […]

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Mangaldan’s pride, volley belle Roselyn Doria By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. VOLLEYBALL diehard followers should know who Roselyn Doria is. Yes, she’s from Pangasinan but only few of them know that she’s from my town Mangaldan. Admittedly, I know that the lass was from Pangasinan taking it from the volleyball game TV annotator who kept […]

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