EUMIR Marcial put a fitting end to the Philippines' campaign in boxing with a knockout victory over Nguyen Manh Cuong of Vietnam, giving the country its seventh gold medal of the 30th Southeast Asian Games.Marcial stopped his outclassed opponent just one ...
Dec 9, 2019
PRO boxer Charly Suarez made a triumphant return to the national team, beating Pidnuch Khunatip of Thailand, 5-0, in a slugfest on Monday to win a Southeast Asian Games gold medal.Suarez won in all five judges' scorecards, 30-27, ...
Dec 9, 2019
FOUR more boxers will battle for the gold medal in the 30th Southeast Asian Games after winning their semifinal bouts on Sunday at the PICC Forum.Asian Games silver medalist Rogen Ladon beat Hamid Mohamed Hanurdeen of Singapore, 5-0, in the ...
Dec 8, 2019
THE Philippine men's boxing team is assured of three medals in the 30th Southeast Asian Games following solid performances from Charly Suarez and Rogen Ladon in the quarterfinals on Thursday at the PICC Forum in Manila City.Suarez secured the first ...
Dec 5, 2019
WITH the advent of open boxing, Charly Suarez could be the first Filipino professional fighter to suit up for the national team in an international competition..The Filipino Olympian is reportedly set for a comeback with the Philippine men's boxing ...
Sep 11, 2019
KUALA LUMPUR - Three Filipino boxers stepped closer to the gold medal bout on Monday after hurdling separate rivals in the boxing competitions of the 2017 Southeast Asian Games at the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Center Hall 8.Bantamweight Mario Fernandez and ...
Aug 21, 2017
RIO DE JANEIRO - International Boxing Association president Ching-Kuo Wu attended all 16 days of the Olympic boxing tournament, and he believes Rio de Janeiro saw the best competition ever staged at the games.In a wide-ranging interview with The Associated ...
Aug 22, 2016
SENSING a new leadership is needed in the Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (Abap) following another disappointing showing in the Rio Olympics, Ricky Vargas said he is ready to step down as president as he called for an immediate election. ...
Aug 9, 2016
THE Philippines has started its campaign in the Rio De Janeiro Olympics where the 13 athletes aim to end the country's 20-year medal drought in the biggest sports spectacle of the world.SPIN.ph takes a closer look at ...
Aug 7, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - Charly Suarez promptly accepted his fate in his first ever Olympics, although deep in his heart, the Filipino lightweight believes he won over Joe Cordina in their 60 kg. bout on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) at the Riocentro Convention ...
Aug 7, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - The Philippines lost one of its best bets for a medal in the XXXI Olympiad as Charly Suarez went down against Joe Cordina of Great Britain by split decision Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) at the Riocentro Convention Center ...
Aug 7, 2016
SPORTS Illustrated finally came out with its highly-awaited medal predictions on all sports for the 2016 Rio Olympics.To no one's surprise, no one among the Filipino athletes, including best bets Rogen Ladon and Charly Suarez, made it to ...
Aug 6, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - Charly Suarez gets going the Philippine boxing team's quest for an Olympic medal as he plunges into action on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) against Joseph Cordina of Great Britain at the Riocentro Convention Center here.Suarez is making ...
Aug 6, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - Charly Suarez is one of the two boxers that will be vying for the gold medal for the Philippines in this year's Olympics. But Suarez won't be here at this stage without an experience that turned his ...
Aug 5, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - Charly Suarez gets his campaign going against a British opponent even as Rogen Ladon gets a bye on opening day in the XXXI Olympiad here.The 27-year-old Suarez takes on Joseph Cordina of Great Britain in his ...
Aug 5, 2016
IT'S a tough road ahead for Philippine boxers Charly Suarez and Rogen Ladon, definitely not one paved in gold, when they start their campaign in the amateur boxing competition of the 2016 Rio Olympics with noticeable changes and familiar roadblocks ...
Aug 4, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - Medal hope Charly Suarez is in line for a possible meeting with former International Boxing Federation (IBF) flyweight champion Amnat Ruenroeng of Thailand in the XXXI Olympiad here.The veteran Thai boxer is entered with Suarez in the men' ...
Aug 3, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - The Australian boxing team returns the compliment this time as its head coach agreed to man the Philippine corner when competition in the ring kicks off on August 6 at the Riocenter Convention Center.Kevin Smith will work with ...
Aug 1, 2016
THE chances look good on paper, but the Filipino boxers are still hoping for some luck in the draw as they look to give the country its first Olympic medal in 20 years.Rogen Ladon got to as high as third in ...
Jul 31, 2016
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