PBA
THE PBA has yet to hear from the Inter-Agency Task Force but chairman Ricky Vargas expressed confidence that the league will still be allowed to resume practice sooner than later.Vargas said a downgrade of Metro Manila to modified general community ...
Jul 2, 2020
PBA
PBA chairman Ricky Vargas doesn't see the interest of international clubs in Filipino players such as Thirdy Ravena as a threat to the pro league.Vargas believes blue-chip Filipino players who will opt to play abroad will still likely to ...
Jun 30, 2020
PBA
TNT governor Ricky Vargas said he has accepted the apology of the KaTropa's former consultant and assistant coach Tab Baldwin for his controversial comments on the PBA, its coaches and officials."Nag-apologize si Tab. He apologized and I've ...
Jun 30, 2020
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
FORMER Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Ricky Vargas is pushing for an age limit of 70 years old for sports officials who would like to run for a position in the national Olympic body.Vargas, the president of the Association of Boxing ...
Jun 30, 2020
PBA
NO play, no pay.PBA teams are adopting the policy not only to those players whose contracts have expired, but even to those who have existing deals but refuse to take the risk of going back to practice amid the coronavirus (COVID- ...
Jun 9, 2020
PBA
THE PBA is leaving it to management of each team to assure players of the strict safety measures the league will be implementing when practices are finally given the green light.Board chairman Ricky Vargas understands the apprehensions of players to get ...
Jun 7, 2020
PBA
THE PBA is hoping that teams can resume practices by July if they get an approval from the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Disease (IATF).PBA commissioner Willie Marcial said the league is already in the process of sending its ...
Jun 4, 2020
PBA
PBA chairman Ricky Vargas can't be any more confident about the league resuming its stalled 45th season before the year ends.The TnT Katropa governor's optimism stemmed from Wednesday's board meeting where the proposal made by Commissioner Willie Marcial ...
Jun 3, 2020
PBA
IN its first formal step towards the resumption of the season, the PBA will submit a letter to the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Disease (IATF) asking for the resumption of practices by its 12 member teams but with strict ...
Jun 3, 2020
PBA
THE PBA board convenes on Wednesday to tackle proposed guidelines and measures that can be adopted for the possible resumption of team practices during the meeting at the league office in Libis, Quezon City.Commissioner Willie Marcial will lay down before the ...
Jun 2, 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
PBA
OVER the years, the PBA fans have been treated to classics, may it be nail-biting games that went into overtime or pure thrillers. But there's one thriller that no matter how many fans reminisce, they won't find ...
Apr 23, 2020
THE PBA has donated personal protective equipment (PPE) to three cities in Luzon to help the frontliners in their battle against the coronavirus pandemic.PBA commissioner Willie Marcial said hospitals in Pasig, Antipolo, and Binan were the beneficiaries of the aid by ...
Apr 22, 2020
PBA
RICKY Vargas was named the Executive of the Year by the PBA Press Corps for bringing stability to the league in his role as chairman for the third consecutive year.Vargas earned the nod of PBA scribes after a season that saw ...
Apr 20, 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
PBA
THE PBA board is scheduled to hold an online meeting to discuss the league's options in a season that it was forced to suspend owing to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.PBA commissioner Willie Marcial said chairman Ricky Vargas ...
Apr 5, 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
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