By June Navarro
Mario Fernandez, the 2013 Southeast Asian Games bantamweight champion, spearheaded an impressive show by national boxers Thursday in the PSC-POC Philippine National Games at the Rizal Memorial Coliseum.
Cebu boxers shone in the quarterfinal round of the 2014 PLDT-Abap Visayas Area boxing tournament at the Maasin City gym here Friday.
By Celest R. Flores
The Philippines pulled out of the Asian Youth Championships set in Bangkok, Thailand due to the political tension there, the Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) announced Friday.
Philippine amateur boxing received twin recognition from the Asian Boxing Confederation recently as boxer Eumir Felix Marcial won the Best Asian Youth Boxer of the Year award and the Subic-Asian Youth Championships in March took the plum for Best Asian Competition for 2013.
By Beth Celis
THEY expected only three to four gold medals from the ongoing Burma (Myanmar) Southeast Asian Games, said Abap (Association of Boxing Alliances of the Philippines) secretary general Pato Gregorio. So when the Philippine boxers brought home three, they were not really that disappointed, although Abap president Ricky Vargas said we could have won double that number if not for hometown decisions.
By Mark Giongco
Lightweight Nesthy Petecio did not let her huge height disadvantage get in the way of her goal.
By Percy D. Della
BUSINESS tycoon Manny V. Pangilinan has not exactly showered local amateur boxers with an embarrassment of riches.
By Cedelf P. Tupas
FORMER world junior champion Eumir Felix Marcial headlines the formidable PLDT Abap national youth team seeing action in the 2013 ASBC Asian Confederation Youth Boxing Championship starting tomorrow at the Subic gym in Zambales.
By Roy Luarca
Asian Games standout Victorio Saludar III moved on the threshold of regaining his Philippine team slot Friday night as he helped Davao del Norte rule the PLDT-Abap National Open Boxing Championships at Maasin City Gym.
By Artemio T. Engracia Jr.
Mark Anthony Barriga takes the next step to his Olympic dream on Saturday armed with advice from two of his biggest supporters.
By Marc Anthony Reyes
What was that again? All you need to hit the jackpot is one ticket? Well that may work in lottery, even against million-to-one odds. But in sports? Even with a generous financial backer helping tilt supposedly better odds toward you? I’m not quite sure. I’m not discounting come-from-behind dramas or fairy-tale endings but from where [...]
By Roy Luarca
Prime prospect Juniel Lacar and Jenniver Flores trounced their respective rivals in Wednesday night’s finals to complete Misamis Oriental’s romp in the 2012 PLDT-Abap National Open Boxing Championships at the Cogon Gymnasium here.
By Roy Luarca
isamis Oriental flaunted its might Wednesday, grabbing five of the first 17 gold medals disputed in the 2012 PLDT-Abap National Amateur Boxing Championships at the Cogon Gymnasium here.