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
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 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
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
PHILIPPINE Olympic Committee (POC) president Ricky Vargas' top lieutenant lashed out at a group allied with former president Peping Cojuangco which he said is solely focused on a power grab rather than the country's preparations for the 2019 Southeast Asian ...
May 28, 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
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
PUERTO PRINCESA - After its surprise two-gold medal haul, the Philippines settled for fourth place in the just-concluded 2017 ASBC Asian Junior Boxing Championships topped by regional power Kazakhstan.Karl De La Pena and John Vincent Pangga delivered the two gold ...
Aug 8, 2017
WHILE the country's elite boxers gear up for the Southeast Asian Games and the World Championships, the young guns are also primed to compete in the Asian Junior Boxing Championships from Aug. 1 to 8 in Puerto Princesa, Palawan.Boxers from ...
Jul 11, 2017
THE Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines has hit out at the meddling of Philippine Olympic Committee president Jose 'Peping' Cojuangco in its affairs during a Senate sports committee hearing on Tuesday.Abap executive director Ed Picson questioned Cojuangco's interference ...
Nov 29, 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 Amateur Boxing Alliances of the Philippines has been informed that Manny Pacquiao has decided to pass up on the chance to go for gold in the Rio Olympic Games to focus on 'legislative work,' Abap executive director Ed Picson ...
May 27, 2016
The Association of Boxing Alliances of the Philippines (ABAP) will respect whatever decision Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao will arrive at as the deadline looms for the submission of entries to the last Olympic qualifier in Baku, Azerbaijan."Sen. Pacquiao has already ...
May 25, 2016
THE Alliance of Boxing Associations of the Philippines (Abap) hopes to get an answer from Manny Pacquiao if he is indeed interested to see action in the 2016 Rio Olympics after he faces Timothy Bradley on Saturday (Sunday Manila time).Abap executive ...
Apr 7, 2016
THE Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) has laid out a simple battle plan for the six boxers seeing action in the Asia-Oceania Olympic qualifying tournament in Qian'an, China from March 25 to April 2."Our boxers are ...
Mar 23, 2016
IN pursuit of the Olympic dream and international glory, a 20-man delegation from the Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) is leaving on Wednesday for a three-week training tour of the US West Coast.Stops in Olympic training ...
Feb 22, 2016
THE Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (Abap) is planning to send the national boxers for training in United States or Cuba as they prepare for the qualifiers for the 2016 Rio De Janeiro Olympics.Abap executive director Ed Picson said ...
Jan 7, 2016
TWO members of the Philippine boxing team in Rogen Ladon and Criz Sander Laurente will be awarded by the Asian Boxing Confederation (ASBC), the continental federation for boxing, for their achievements in the year 2015.Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines ( ...
Dec 16, 2015
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