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WBO panel says Pacquiao won by unanimous decision

Five judges convened by the World Boxing Organization (WBO) unanimously scored in favor of Filipino ring icon Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao after reviewing his controversial split decision loss to American Timothy Bradley, which took place in Las Vegas June 9. RingTV reported that the five judges, commissioned by WBO President Francisco Read more »

Athletes outraged over Pacquiao’s defeat

Athletes from various sports were stunned and outraged after Filipino boxing icon Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao suffered a shock defeat at the hands of undefeated boxer Timothy Bradley Jr. Despite outlanding Bradley throughout their 12 round encounter, Pacquiao lost via split decision with scores of 115-113, 113-115, and 115-113. Immediately, athletes Read more »

Mayweather Sr: ‘I felt Pacquiao won’

inquirer.net – Even one of the staunchest critics of Manny Pacquiao thought the Filipino boxing hero won the fight against Timothy Bradley Jr. Floyd Mayweather Sr. told ESPN Saturday (Sunday in Manila) that to him Pacquiao was “well in control” of the fight. “I thought Tim Bradley put up Read more »

Born in Washington, Starring for the Philippines

By Ben Rothenberg/nytimes.com – With an upset of fifth-seeded Robert Lindstedt and Horia Tecau on Friday afternoon in Paris, Treat Huey and Dominic Inglot moved to the third round in the men’s doubles draw at the French Open.

Cycling: Historic win for Rendole in Le Tour de Filipinas 1st leg

Oscar Rendole made cycling history Saturday by becoming the first Filipino to win a stage in an International Cycling Union (UCI, Union Cycliste International) race at the start of the Le Tour de Filipinas 2012 in Cagayan province.

Pinoy in UK to carry Olympic torch for OFWs

ROSE-AN JESSICA DIOQUINO, GMA NEWS Reymund Enteria, a Filipino occupational therapist in the United Kingdom will be carrying the torch for some nine million overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) around the world in the 2012 Olympics this July. The 30-year-old, who hails from Antipolo City, disclosed to GMA News Online Read more »