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OUTSIDE LOOKING IN: Totoy Tingzon, from a player, public school teacher to father of youth baseball
Mon, 14 Sep 2020

Totoy Tingzon. Rodolfo “Totoy” Tingzon started as a baseball player, became a school teacher and acknowledged as father of youth baseball in the country and the whole of Asia, celebrates another milestone in his life

Advantages boxing Olympic qualifier Eumir Marcial must maintain
Mon, 14 Sep 2020

For being ranked the second best amateur middleweight in the world, Filipino Olympic qualifier Eumir Marcial is still the brightest hope of quenching the country’s long, 76-year thirst for a gold medal in the quadrennial

OUTSIDE LOOKING IN: Yuka Saso has Bulakenyo running in her veins
Wed, 09 Sep 2020

Yuka Saso. Include golfing sensation Yuka Saso in the list of Filipino Olympians hopeful of gifting the country its first Olympic gold medal following 76 years of futility that started when the Philippines first took part in

OUTSIDE LOOKING IN: 50 years in sportswriting and counting
Sun, 30 Aug 2020

Eddie Alinea. August is about to end. On Tuesday, starts the next four months of the year ending in ER. Meaning, too, the start of the longest celebration of the Christmas Season in the world. This column, however, is n

Surfer Roger Casugay taught the world what sports is all about
Sun, 23 Aug 2020

Casugay. Eight weeks after Filipino surfer taught the entire sporting world what kind of human beings Filipinos are, his exemplary behavior displayed during the last 30th Southeast Asian Games remains the talk of the tow

OUTSIDE LOOKING IN: Elordes play Good Samaritans to Eumir
Thu, 25 Jun 2020

Eumir Marcial. No training venue? No problem. Back against-the-wall Olympic qualifier Eumir Marcial will be training on his own in preparing for his bid for the country’s first ever Olympic gold medal at any o

OUTSIDE LOOKING IN: All Eumir Marcial wants is to train for the Olympics
Sun, 31 May 2020

Marcial. This OUTSIDER can only commiserate with middleweight Olympic qualifier Eumir Marcial. Nearly three months after earning his ticket last March 8 (March 9 in Manila) to the postponed Tokyo Olympic Games, the 24-y

Marcial to accept best deal for him to turn pro
Tue, 26 May 2020

Eumir Marcial. From the time Filipino middleweight Olympic qualifier Eumir Felix Marcial earned his ticket to the re-scheduled Tokyo Summer Games, he had been working in a makeshift gym inside his home all by himself.

Laura Elorde, light in the path of “Flash” to greatness
Thu, 07 May 2020

Laura Elorde. Laura Sarreal Elorde, widow of Filipino boxing great Gabriel “Flash” Elorde is gone. She was 92. Mrs. Elorde, simply “Laura” to relatives and close friends and members of Philippine Media, who pass

PBA rivals RSA, MVP set aside rivalry in time of Covid pandemic
Wed, 06 May 2020
With the continuation of what is turning out a storied rivalry in the PBA stymied by the government’s lockdown on all sports activities, the San Miguel Corp. and the Manny V. Pangilinan Groups of Companies have diverted their battle for supremacy off the court. The two conglomerates of giant bu

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