REYMART “ASSASSIN” GABALLO needed only three punches 30 seconds into the first round to dispose of Thailand’s Phai Pharob via technical knockout and retain his World Boxing Organization (WBO) oriental bantamweight title on Wednesday night at the Midas Hotel and Casino in Pasay City.
REIGNING World Boxing Organization (WBO) Oriental bantamweight champion Reymart Gaballo is not only defending his title against Phai Pharob of Thailand on Tuesday night, but the result of that fight at the Midas Hotel and Casino in Pasay City will take him for another world title opportunity.
VANESSA SARNO finished fifth in the women’s +71 kgs competitions on Thursday as the Filipino athletes go home from their Asian Weightlifting Championships campaign in Tashkent without a gold medal.
SAN MIGUEL BEER is up 2-0 over Magnolia but the Beermen won’t be thinking about resting soon on their laurels as they expect a mighty comeback by the Hotshots in Game 3 on Wednesday night of the Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup Finals at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
ROSEGIE RAMOS clinched a bronze medal in the Asian Weightlifting Championships on Monday in Tashkent to solidify her campaign to qualify for the Paris Olympics.
NESTHY PETECIO advanced to the medal round but not her fellow Tokyo Olympics silver medalist Carlo Paalam in the Boxam Elite Tournament in La Nucia, Spain, on Thursday.
THE stage is set for the San Miguel Beer-Magnolia Philippine Basketball Association Finals with the Hotshots hoping to get back at the at the Beermen who prevailed in both instances when they last faced each other in a championship series.
ALEXANDRA “ALEX” EALA blasted Kazakhstan’s Zhibek Kulambayeva, 6-3, 6-4, on Wednesday in the round of 32 competition of International Tennis Federation (ITF) 03A women’s tournament at court 3 at Indore, India.
EXPECT the pressure to be on both Magnolia and Phoenix Super LPG’s shoulders when they clash in Game 4 of their semifinals duel in the Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City.
AVERY BALBANIDA avoided injury unlike her two other compatriots in the Fourth Winter Youth Olympics and finished 69th in a strong men’s sprint freestyle of cross-country skiing on Monday at the Alpensia Biathlon Centre in Gangwon, South Korea.
SAN MIGUEL BEER swept defending champion Barangay Ginebra San Miguel with a narrow 94-91 win on Sunday in Game 3 semifinals to return to the finals of Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup Season 48 before a 15,126 spectators at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City.
GANGWON, South Korea—Freestyle skier Laetaz Amihan Rabe was officially ruled out of the Fourth Winter Youth Olympic Games leaving the country’s campaign on cross-country skiier Avery Uriel Balbanida who flew in on Thursday night
PHILIPPINE Olympic Committee (POC) president Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino on Tuesday praised the three Filipino athletes seeing action in the Fourth Winter Youth Olympic Games for raising the level of Philippine sports despite the oddity of a tropical country vying in winter sports.
CARLO PAALAM and 11 other elite boxers are expected to undergo a spartan-like training camp in Canberra as final preparation and evaluation for their potential slots on the team to the Paris Olympics qualifier in Italy next month.