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The 10 biggest sports stories of 2012

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The world was stunned as Pacquiao drops to the canvass. AP Photo

(Part 2) Defeat, more than victory, defined what otherwise had been a momentous year in Philippine sports. Funny, but it continues to haunt us as we close a 365-day chapter in local sports. We continue to ask ourselves: “How could that happen?”

Posted: January 1st, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Too much cultural baggage?

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AS EXPECTED, our sports pages are teeming with postmortems of the failed Philippine London Olympics campaign and the state of sports in the country. Critiques and analyses are hot topics on the social networks. Sports associations are either vocal or mum about the whole hullabaloo.

Posted: August 19th, 2012 in Commentary,Headlines,One Game at a Time,Section | Read More »

Top Sports Stories 2011

Manny Pacquiao. AP FILE PHOTO

It was, to say the least, an eventful 2011 for Philippine sports with NBA superstars, led by Kobe Bryant, and football great David Beckham, showing why they are legends in their respective fields before an adoring Filipino crowd. Of course, Manny Pacquiao continued to dominate the local sports scene, with his victories over Sugar Shane Mosley in May and Juan Manuel Marquez in November. But the Azkals weren’t far behind as they won Filipino fans over not only with their good looks but by playing with their hearts on their jerseys and proving that there’s more to Philippine sports than just basketball.

Posted: December 30th, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Headlines | Read More »

‘Work hard’ sports cliché that works

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There’s a cliché going around in Philippine sports today that’s a favorite of coaches and players in interviews.

Posted: July 10th, 2011 in Commentary,One Game at a Time | Read More »

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