PBA
EVEN the head of the Games and Amusements Board (GAB) believes Calvin Abueva has suffered long enough to make up for his past mistakes."Fifteen months is a long time," said GAB chairman Abraham 'Baham' Mitra, noting that it' ...
Oct 6, 2020
PBA
ADJUSTMENTS to the PBA health protocols have been made while teams await the formal start of players' workouts.According to Commissioner Willie Marcial, the health officer who will accompany the four players and the coach-trainer during workouts inside the training facility ...
Aug 14, 2020
THE Games and Amusement Board (GAB) is considering setting up a an anonymous hotline to monitor violators of health protocols for pro sports that are already allowed to resume workouts including the PBA.GAB chairman Abraham 'Baham' Mitra said his office is ...
Aug 2, 2020
BOXING has joined the likes of basketball and football among the professional sports given the green light to finally resume by the IATF (Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases).Games and Amusement Board (GAB) chairman Baham Mitra made the announcement, ...
Jul 26, 2020
PBA
BLACKWATER franchise owner Dioceldo Sy appreciates the decision of the IATF (Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Disease) not to pursue meting sanction on the team for conducting premature workout.The decision of the agency to just leave the issue at ...
Jul 25, 2020
PBA
CHICAGO - The waters around the PBA's Elite are no longer black. It's blood red. And you can add that color to the violet bruises the league has sustained in recent months.Echoing the impassioned plea of my esteemed ...
Jul 20, 2020
PBA
IT was a serious meeting that turned a bit nostalgic.Blackwater team owner Dioceldo Sy sat down with Games and Amusement Board (GAB) chairman Abraham Mitra Monday to discuss the workout done by the Elite that allegedly violated health protoocols during the ...
Jul 20, 2020
PBA
BLACKWATER team owner Dioceldo Sy felt it was unfair to be chastised by the very institution he was just helping to get back on its feet.Sy said it was totally uncalled for the PBA and the Games and Amusement Board (GAB) ...
Jul 16, 2020
PBA
IF Barangay Ginebra coach Tim Cone would have his way, he'd rather work out in a training facility which will be for the exclusive use of the team.It's better to be safe than sorry."I'm not too keen ...
Jul 8, 2020
PBA
THE PBA welcomed the decision of the IATF (Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases) to allow the resumption of practices, which gives the pro league a glimmer of hope for a restart to its stalled 45th season later in the ...
Jul 3, 2020
THE Games and Amusement Board (GAB) has been tasked to coordinate with the Department of Health to draft a Joint Administrative Order for the purpose of promulgating health and safety protocols for professional sports.The directive was made by the IATF (Inter- ...
Jun 18, 2020
THE Games and Amusement Board has submitted to the IATF (Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases) a 59-page document that it hopes serves as guide in finally allowing the reopening of professional sports in the country. ...
Jun 9, 2020
PBA
THE PBA has a ready protocol in place for when the season gets the green light to resume.And for sure, this doesn't come cheap.Commissioner Willie Marcial said the league has a protocol prepared in coordination with the Games and ...
May 18, 2020
EIGHT months after, the Japan Boxing Commission (JBC) has never forgotten.The boxing body gave Filipino fighter Renerio Arizala a total of 3 million yen (P135,000) as financial aid following the brutal loss he suffered in Yokohama, Japan last May.The ...
Nov 14, 2019
SADDENED to see Jonas Sultan challenge compatriot Jerwin Ancajas for his International Boxing Federation (IBF) super-flyweight title on May 26 in Las Vegas, Games and Amusement Board (GAB) chairman Baham Mitra said the meeting was really destined to happen."For me ...
Apr 11, 2018
MANNY Pacquiao wasn't surprised with the decision of a five-man judges panel commissioned by the World Boxing Organization (WBO) to review the welterweight title fight between the Filipino boxing legend and Australia Jeff Horn last week.The members of the ...
Jul 11, 2017
IT would be better for former two-time world champion Luisito Espinosa to agree for an out-of-court settlement on the unpaid purses owed him during his 1997 World Boxing Council (WBC) featherweight championship match against Carlos Rios in Koronadal, South ...
Jun 23, 2015
PBA
THE Games and Amusement Board (GAB) has warned of possible sanctions on organizers of the scrapped 'Last Home Stand' basketball event, saying they may be liable for fraud for 'misleading the public' that a game between Gilas Pilipinas and ...
Jul 23, 2014
BOXING's long-time charitable venture that once played a part in the careers of ring superstars Manny Pacquiao and Gabriel `Flash' Elorde, world champion Pedro Adigue and Ervito Salavarria, and Olympic silver medalist Anthony Villanueva is set for a grand comeback. ...
Jun 9, 2014
FOLLOWING the sudden withdrawal of Greg Slaughter and Marcio Lassiter from Gilas Pilipinas, a law is now being eyed to mandate players to make themselves available to national team duty.Games and Amusement Board (GAB) commissioner Atty. Aquil Tamano made the suggestion ...
Mar 12, 2014
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