BOXING officials are hoping for five Pinoys competing in the Tokyo Olympics even after its postponement due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (Abap) president Ricky Vargas said he is optimistic more boxers can qualify for ...
Jun 30, 2020
PHILIPPINE legend Manny Pacquiao came so close to donning the Philippine colors during the 2016 Rio De Janeiro Olympics in the advent of open boxing. Officials of the Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) admitted having serious talks with Pacquiao ...
Jun 30, 2020
IS a crack showing in the long partnership between Olympic-bound Eumir Felix Marcial and the Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP)?Marcial doesn't think so, maintaining that he has the highest regard for the officials of the boxing ...
May 27, 2020
ASSOCIATION of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) president Ricky Vargas finally talked face-to-face with Olympic bet Eumir Marcial, who is torn between pursuing his bid for a gold medal in the Tokyo Games and a potentially lucrative pro career. ...
Apr 24, 2020
CHICAGO - Eumir Marcial is on rarefied air these days. He is hot as a lit firecracker, a glowing boxing gem that could hopefully, finally deliver the Philippines' first-ever Olympic gold medal.So when rumors flew that interested parties from both ...
Apr 15, 2020
THE Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) urged outside parties to better let Eumir Marcial concentrate first on his training and stint in the Tokyo Olympics before offering him options on the path he'd take as far as his ...
Apr 9, 2020
THE Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) has no other recourse but to comply and move forward if and when the Tokyo Olympics is postponed and held in 2021 instead.ABAP secretary-general Ed Picson said the boxing federation understands ...
Mar 24, 2020
ASSOCIATION of Boxing Alliances of the Philippines (ABAP) president Ricky Vargas says the outbreak of the coronavirus has hampered the Philippine boxing team's preparations for the Tokyo Olympics."Nalulungkot lang ako sa nangyayari kasi ang ganda na ng momentum, tapos ganito ...
Mar 19, 2020
NESTHY Petecio's bid to clinch a berth in the Tokyo Olympics has also been put on hold.Ihe International Olympic Committee (IOC) Boxing Task Force on Tuesday announced the suspension of the European qualifier in London and all remaining events ...
Mar 17, 2020
THE Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) punched its way to the honor roll list of the SMC-PSA (Philippine Sportswriters Association) Annual Awards Night, claiming the title National Sports Association of the Year.Led by Nesthy Petecio, the Filipino ...
Feb 20, 2020
THE Philippine boxing team shrugged off the threats of the novel coronavirus and is now in Thailand for its two-week training camp as it gears for the coming Asia-Oceania Olympic qualification three weeks from now in Amman, Jordan.The seven- ...
Feb 14, 2020
THE top honcho of the country's boxing association expressed utter disappointment in the Philippines' failed bid to bring here the Asia-Oceania Boxing Qualifying Tournament for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.Manny V. Pangilinan, chairman of the Association of Boxing Alliances in ...
Jan 25, 2020
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A wire report came out about the supposed cancellation of the Asia Oceania Boxing Qualifying event in Wuhan, China due to the outbreak of a new Coronavirus.Tokyo-based Kyodo News reported the development Wednesday, saying organizers decided to move the event ...
Jan 22, 2020
THE Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines is closely monitoring the situation in Wuhan, China following an outbreak of pneumonia just weeks before hosting the Asia and Oceania boxing qualifier for this year's Tokyo Olympics.Ed Picson, secretary-general of ...
Jan 14, 2020
THERE'S no Christmas break for the Philippine national boxing team even after their successful campaign in the Southeast Asian Games.Social media posts by national boxers showed that members of the boxing team as well as their coaches continued on with ...
Dec 25, 2019
TOP officials of the Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) left for Moscow on Monday to attend the AIBA Congress where the future of the sport ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be tackled.ABAP president Ricky Vargas and ...
Oct 30, 2018
FORMER Amateur Boxing Association of the Philippines (Abap) president Roilo Golez passed away on Monday morning due to heart attack. He was 71.Known more for being a public servant and a former national security adviser, Golez also happens to be a ...
Jun 11, 2018
IAN Clark Bautista and Nesthy Petecio punched their way to the gold medal after coming through with rousing victories at the end of the Philippine team's campaign in the 2018 Feliks Stamm Boxing Tournament in Warsar, Poland Saturday.Bautista, a gold ...
Mar 17, 2018
AS he braces for 'war,' the general hopes to bring along with him his most trusted lieutenant.Newly-elected Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Ricky Vargas is endorsing no less than Patrick 'Pato' Gregorio before the POC executive board to be his ...
Mar 1, 2018
AS their fellow Filipino boxers fight for gold medals in the 29th Southeast Asian Games in Malaysia, two others attempt to do the same in the AIBA World Boxing Championships in Hamburg, Germany.The duo of Olympian Rogen Ladon and Dannel Maamo ...
Aug 21, 2017
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