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Former champ Marvin Sonsona to fight Shimoda in Macau

Marvin Sonsona will try to rebuild his name once more as he comes back in the boxing ring against Japanese Akifumi Shimoda at the Venetian Resort and Casino in Macau this February 22. Sonsona (17-1-1, 14 KO’s), a pride of General Santos City, has conquered the junior bantamweight division after he defeated Jose “Carita” Lopez … Read more

Gilas Pilipinas World Cup Bid Makes PBA Season Shorter

The Philippine Basketball (–foul word(s) removed–)ociation Board decided to shorten the current season of the league to give the National team Gilas Pilipinas more time to prepare for the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain. PBA Commissioner Chito Salud confirmed the said move and reported a target date of finishing the season, from the original … Read more

Floyd Mayweather Jr. is Best in 2013- BWAA

Floyd Mayweather Jr. stood up the best fighter in 2013 by an American Boxing Organization yesterday. The controversial undefeated American boxer and pound-for-pound king tops the list of the 2013 elite boxers. Boxing Writers (–foul word(s) removed–)ociation of America named the undefeated Mayweather as the 2013 Fighter of the Year after two successful fights, a … Read more

Manny Paquiao is Newest UN Carlos Romulo Awardee

Another respectful institution recognized Manny Pacquiao for his outstanding contributions to the Philippines. The 35-year-old global boxing icon was given a citation by a group of international and local leaders. Photo Credit Manny Pacquiao Facebook Account Known as one of the icons in Filipino boxing, Pacquiao received the General Carlos P. Romulo Award from the … Read more

Manny Pacquiao Busy as a Father and as Boxer this April

Manny Pacquiao has to think two situations this April – the rematch against Timothy Bradley and the birth of his fifth child. He is very busy in the coming months as a Father and at the same a boxer. (–foul word(s) removed–)istant trainer Buboy Fernandez confirmed that the Filipino Boxing icon is set to square-off … Read more

Azkals new coach to be named this February

Days get shorter for the Philippine Football Federation to name the new Philippine Azkals head coach after they set first week of February as the temporary date to make announcement. Philippine Azkals manager Dan Palami confirmed that many candidates are willing to take-over the coaching job after PFF decided not to renew German coach Michael … Read more

Wawrinka, Cibulkova to move up in rankings after Australian Open bids

Higher rankings await for Stanislas Wawrinka and Dominika Cibulkova after recording great upsets in the recent 2014 Australian Open. Stanislas Wawrinka, the newest Australian Open titlist, is expected to move up from No. 8 to No.3 replacing the position of David Ferrer when the new ATP rankings are released on Monday. Wawrinka faces tough matches … Read more

No PH team in Asian Youth Championships as Bangkok Remains Unstable

Because of Thailand‘s unresting protest rallies,the (–foul word(s) removed–)ociation of Boxing Alliances of the Philippines decided not to join the Asian Youth Championships which started today until January 31 at Bangkok, Thailand. ABAP President Ricky Vargas confirmed the said move ogf the organization due to the host‘s country‘s conditionw which was recently raised to the … Read more

Wawrinka Steps on Australian Open Finals 2014

Stanislas Wawrinka continued his momentum reaching the Australian Open Finals for the first time as he sent Tomas Berdych back home in their Semi-finals battle yesterday. After stunning former champion Novak Djokovic in the quarterfinals, Wawrinka followed another upset defeating 2010 Wimbledon Finalist Berdych, 6-3,7-6(1),6-7(3),7-6(4). Wawrinka is now waiting to the winner between Rafael Nadal … Read more