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2022 Ronda’s route and our Pangasinan participants

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By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. “IT’S summer time so it’s cycling time,” as the saying goes for media people comes summer time. Yes, that’s so true because in less than two weeks from today, the annual summer sports spectacle “LBC Ronda Pilipinas 2022” multi-stage cycling race will definitely reel off…

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2022 Ronda’s route and our Pangasinan participants

By February 27, 2022Sports Eye

PATAFA – Obiena reconciliation in the offing

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By Jesus A. Garcia Jr.   WE’VE been hearing  about the Obiena–PATAFA (Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association) conflict since last November. The Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) headed by Rep. Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino tried but was unable to solve the three-month-old crisis, and the issue is bad for Philippine sports….

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PATAFA – Obiena reconciliation in the offing

By February 13, 2022Sports Eye

PATAFA – Obiena rift worsens

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By Jesus A. Garcia Jr.   IT’s so sad to know that the months-old Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (PATAFA) rift against its national athlete, the Asian record holder Ernest John Obiena, is still unresolved until now. And more, a legal battle looms despite the Philippine Sports Commission ‘s…

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PATAFA – Obiena rift worsens

By February 6, 2022Sports Eye

Magsayo, PH’s 5th current world boxing champ

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By Jesus A. Garcia Jr.   WE, diehard boxing aficionados, watched the YouTube coverage of the World Boxing Council (WBC) featherweight title battle between Filipino number one world contender Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo against the reigning and defending champ Gary Russel, Jr. last Sunday (January 23) held in Atlantic City, New…

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Magsayo, PH’s 5th current world boxing champ

By January 30, 2022Sports Eye

Reminiscing FPJ

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By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. FIRSTLY my big thanks to Pres. Rodrigo Duterte for finally signing the Republic Act 11608, renaming the well-known Roosevelt Avenue in Quezon City after the late national famed actor the San Carlos, Pangasinan-born Fernando Poe, Jr., popularly known as FPJ. According to media reports, Duterte…

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Reminiscing FPJ

By January 23, 2022Sports Eye

PATAFA–Obiena rift, from bad to worse

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By Jesus A. Garcia Jr. WHEN the ethics committee of Philippine Olympic Committee (POC), headed by Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino, declared Philippines Athletics Track And Field Association (PATAFA) president Philip Ella Juico as  ‘persona non grata’ for accusing his pole vault athlete EJ Obiena of misappropriating government funds intended for his…

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PATAFA–Obiena rift, from bad to worse

By January 9, 2022Sports Eye

My wishes for Sports 2022

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By Jesus A. Garcia Jr.   FOR the last two years, our planet Earth suffered an agonizing economic slowdown due to the unseen disease called “COVID 19.” Fortunately, our country which is mostly now under Alert Level 2 is slowly and cautiously starting to recover from the economic fallout for…

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My wishes for Sports 2022

By January 1, 2022Sports Eye