Lifestyle

LIfestyle

The good, memorable era in amateur boxing are gone. And so is the man who helped the country achieve some of the great moments in this combat sport.

Former Manila mayor, Philippine Sports Commission chair and amateur boxing president Gemiliano Lopez, “Mel” to everyone, died at the age of 81 on New Year’s day after suffering a heart attack while confined at the St. Lukes Medical Center in Quezon City.

Sportsmanila and Etonline give recognition to its writers, editors, and photographers for their sterling performance in 2016 through the Sportsmanila and Etonline 2016 Awards.

President and CEO of the Multicultural Helping House Society (MHHS) Tomas Avendaño is named Best Columnist for Sportsmanila Vancouver. Big Mike Murillo is the Writer of the Year, Elishah Pangilinan is the Sportswriter of the Year, and Tom Choy is the Best Exclusive Writer of the Year for Sportsmanila Vancouver.