A SOURCE tells me that the atmosphere within the DoH is “tense.” This, while the world is preparing for the inevitable spread of COVID-19 as cases of so-called “community spread” emerge in Europe, the Americas and even the Middle East, the most noteworthy of which are those involving people who have no known history of travel to heavily-infected areas nor close contact with anyone who may have come from there.
WEDNESDAY was my birthday and ever since 2016 I’ve not been too keen on the usual birthday celebrations. So I said to myself since my dad went to Heaven (the proverbial “much better place”) on this day in 2016, maybe I should also go myself to paradise? And that’s why I found myself on board a full PAL flight to Caticlan and on the island some call “paradise” by noon of the same day.
"Boxing is a sport. We allow each other to hit each other, but I'm not treating my opponent like my enemy. We're doing a job to entertain people."
By Alex P. Vidal
WE have no idea if the wishes of Iloilo Governor Arthur "Toto" Defensor Jr. that the proposed Panay-Guimaras-Negros bridge project be specifically mentioned by President Duterte during his State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 22 was fulfilled.
“In sport, you only see the fighter, but it’s teamwork. Without a good team, you will never be the best. In boxing, you have to work with the best coach, the best lawyer, the best manager, the best doctor. Exactly the same principle applies in politics.”
By Alex P. Vidal
SENATOR Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao’s (62-7-2, 39 KOs) 12-round split decision win over hitherto WBA welterweight champion Keith “One Time” Thurman (29-1, 22 KOs) on July 20 in Las Vegas was considered to be more glorious and exciting compared to his victories over Lucas Martin Matthysse (TKO7) and Adrien Broner (UD12) combined.
By Alex Vidal , Sportsmanila
NEW YORK - 1 Power: Thurman is clearly the bigger man and a better pure power puncher, thus his "One Time" moniker. The problem, however, has been his inability to sit down on his punches and finish opponents the more he has evolved as a boxer. Not counting fights that were stopped due to cuts or injury, Thurman hasn't recorded a true knockout since 2013.
MIAMI (AP) — Bam Adebayo was supposed to call timeout. He had another idea. This was the scenario that he had envisioned in his mind so many times, game tied, crowd on its feet, ball in his hands, final seconds ticking away.
Stephen Curry stripped off his No. 30 jersey and handed stuffed duffle bags full of memorabilia to a Delaware state trooper who stopped in full uniform to shoot hoops on the playground with neighborhood kids.
MANILA, Philippines – Olympic hopeful, and Asia and 2X SEA Gold Medalist, Margielyn Didal, is currently training with the National Skateboarding Association in her custom-built training facility in Soul Sierra, Cebu.
It’s not easy being a world champion, also one of the most dominant fighters in a global martial arts organization like ONE Championship, and balancing that with personal life. For reigning ONE Heavyweight World Champion Brandon “The Truth” Vera, this has become extra challenging, having become a new father after welcoming his son Atreyu Timothy to the world with wife Jessica Craven back in July 2020.
ATLANTIC CITY, NEW JERSEY - The Professional Fighters League, the fastest growing and most innovative sports league held the official weigh-ins for PFL 3, as the 2021 PFL Season continues on Thursday night. Brazilian heavyweight icon Fabricio Werdum will be making his highly-anticipated PFL debut, while women’s MMA superstar Kayla Harrison makes her return for the 2021 season.
Iniulat ng mainland China na may 69 bagong kaso ng COVID-19, Sabado (Jan 9), higit na doble sa naunang nabalitang 33 kaso, pahayag ng national health authority ng bansa.Read more ...
QUEZON CITY – Bumaba na sa pinakamababang bilang ng mga nahahawaan ng coronavirus disease (Covid-19) sa Lungsod Quezon sa loob ng anim na linggo.Read more ...