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The Olympic golds we never had

By Abner Galino Philippine gymnasts Tanya, Althea, Jovelyn and Sheila were hugging and shedding tears of joy with their coaches and I was clicking away, capturing the moments with my camera. The emotions passed on from the lens and travelled […]

USCIS proudly welcomes legendary Dodger Fernando Valenzuela as a new U.S. Citizen

LOS ANGELES – This morning, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) welcomed Dodgers broadcaster and legendary baseball pitcher Fernando Valenzuela as a new U.S. citizen in downtown L.A. Valenzuela raised his right hand and took the Oath of Allegiance with nearly 8,000...

Angry Arum slams Pacquiao for skipping rehab

By Daniel HICKS Macau, Macau (AFP)  – Veteran boxing promoter Bob Arum has blasted the injured Manny Pacquiao for missing a planned rehab visit to his doctor and says he has no idea when “Pacman” might return to the ring. […]

Cray wins 100m as Fil-Ams dominate

By Stefanus Ian Singapore, Singapore (AFP)  – Texas-based Eric Cray swept to 100m victory at the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games on Tuesday as he led a Filipino-American assault on the athletics competition. Cray, who will represent the Philippines at next […]

Aussie wins ‘tougher’ Sarbay Fest triathlon

GUMASA, Sarangani  – The 2nd SarBay Swim-Bike-Run for the Environment triathlon tested the gears and grits of every participant as the course was designed to be more challenging this year. Early morning on May 16, 65 triathletes answered the gun start at […]

Pacquiao could face criminal charges for hiding shoulder injury — report

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Manny Pacquiao could face sanctions for not disclosing his injury to the Nevada State Athletic Commission prior to his fight against Floyd Mayweather. Francisco Aguilar, the chairman of the commission that oversaw this past weekend’s mega-fight,...

Pacquiao to have surgery for shoulder injury, postpones homecoming

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Filipino boxing champ and Sarangani Rep. Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao may not be able to get home this Friday as he will undergo surgery on his right shoulder. This was the advice of Pacquiao’s doctors after an MRI […]

Speaker to Pacquiao: Don’t quit boxing just yet

MANILA, May 4 (Mabuhay) – The top leader of the House of Representatives, Speaker Feliciano Belmonte, urged colleague Rep. Manny Pacquiao not to retire yet from boxing. In a statement, Belmonte said Pacquiao should not entertain retiring from boxing because […]

Pacquiao dismayed at Nevada Commission for blocking injection

MANILA, May 4 (Mabuhay) – Filipino boxing icon Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao expressed his disappointment at the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) after he was denied an injection inside the locker room that could have numbed the pain in his injured […]

Disappointed Filipinos cry foul as Pacquiao loses

By Mynardo MACARAIG Manila, Philippines (AFP) Sunday 5/3/2015 – Boxing fans in the Philippines cried foul and groaned in bitter disappointment on Sunday as national hero Manny Pacquiao lost to American rival Floyd Mayweather in the “fight of the century”. […]