Joaquin M. Henson
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Pinoy Olympians lag behind
by Joaquin M. Henson - April 8, 2021 - 12:00am
The Philippines has made 21 appearances in the Olympics since 1924 and delivered a total of 10 medals in eight Summer Games.
Leaving an impression in Doha
by Joaquin M. Henson - April 7, 2021 - 12:00am
Manila Chooks TM wound up 13th of 14 in the final standings of the recent FIBA 3x3 World Tour Doha Masters but it’s hardly an indication of the impression that coach Aldin Ayo’s undersized squad left...
Nietes’ secret is no secret
by Joaquin M. Henson - April 6, 2021 - 12:00am
Donnie Nietes came through with a clinical performance in outclassing Colombian Pablo Carrillo to score a unanimous 10-round decision for the vacant WBO International superflyweight title at the Caesar’s Palace...
Calvo’s legacy in sports
by Joaquin M. Henson - April 4, 2021 - 12:00am
Only one Filipino is enshrined in the FIBA Hall of Fame and coach Chito Calvo holds the distinction after his induction in 2007.
US cagers lose their shirts
by Joaquin M. Henson - April 1, 2021 - 12:00am
In the 1936 Berlin Olympics, the Philippine national basketball team known as the Islanders took fifth place despite losing only to eventual gold medalist US and winding up with a 4-1 record.
No overseas play for Parks
by Joaquin M. Henson - March 31, 2021 - 12:00am
Bobby Ray Parks is sticking to his decision of stepping away from the game he loves until things settle down and that means he’s not entertaining offers to play anywhere, at least for the moment.
Honoring Jorge Vargas
by Joaquin M. Henson - March 30, 2021 - 12:00am
In history, there is one man who paved the way for the Philippines to be recognized by the International Olympic Committee as a country of consequence in the world of sports.
Aussies focus on Tokyo
by Joaquin M. Henson - March 28, 2021 - 12:00am
Australian national basketball team coach Brian Goorjian is aware that to play in the 2023 FIBA World Cup, the Boomers must qualify for the FIBA Asia Cup in Jakarta on Aug. 16-28 but at the moment, his main focus...
Adjusting to the times
by Joaquin M. Henson - March 26, 2021 - 12:00am
The pandemic has been a test of resiliency and the PBA is no exception to institutions that are severely challenged.
Nowhere to play
by Joaquin M. Henson - March 25, 2021 - 12:00am
Bobby Ray Parks is in danger of throwing away his basketball career and the sooner he realizes it, the better so there is still a chance to get back on track.
Advice to rookies
by Joaquin M. Henson - March 23, 2021 - 12:00am
PBA legend Jimmy Alapag made a guest appearance on the East Asia Super League clubhouse chat app a few days ago and drew from his over 20 years of experience in basketball as a player then coach to offer sage advice...
Cerdeña advises Olympians to go for gold
by Joaquin M. Henson - March 22, 2021 - 12:00am
Take it from Arianne Cerdeña who bagged a gold medal in bowling, a demonstration sport, at the 1988 Seoul Olympics
Remembering Smokin’ Joe
by Joaquin M. Henson - March 21, 2021 - 12:00am
Tomorrow marks the 29th death anniversary of iconic sports commentator Joe Cantada. Smokin’ Joe raised the level of professionalism in sportscasting to an art form and continues to touch the lives of everyone...
Big fights back on TV
by Joaquin M. Henson - March 19, 2021 - 12:00am
It’s been over a year, way before the pandemic struck, that big-time fights involving Filipinos were shown on a major TV network.
One against three
by Joaquin M. Henson - March 18, 2021 - 12:00am
If it’s true that super WBA welterweight champion in-recess Sen. Manny Pacquiao plans to end his boxing career in a blaze of glory before his countrymen at the Philippine Arena in September, here’s an...
D-Day by the numbers
by Joaquin M. Henson - March 16, 2021 - 12:00am
Here’s how the PBA Season 46 draft went at the TV5 studios last Sunday by the numbers
All set for PBA Draft
by Joaquin M. Henson - March 14, 2021 - 12:00am
PBA commissioner Willie Marcial gave his thumbs up yesterday when asked about preparations for the Season 46 draft at the TV5 studios.
Makati’s gallant stand
by Joaquin M. Henson - March 12, 2021 - 12:00am
The night before the MPBL held the Northern Division knockout semifinal Game 3 between San Juan and Makati in Subic last Wednesday, head of operations Emmer Oreta emailed the rosters of the four teams involved in...
Yulo works on triple backflip
by Joaquin M. Henson - March 12, 2021 - 12:00am
It’s about four months to go before the Tokyo Olympics and with warm-up competitions cancelled because of the pandemic, gymnast Caloy Yulo is focused on polishing his technique with an eye on possibly including...
Is expansion timely?
by Joaquin M. Henson - March 10, 2021 - 12:00am
It’s been over six years since the PBA expanded from 10 to 12 franchises and with a slew of blue-chippers checking in from the March 14 draft, there is talk of whether or not the pro league may consider adding...
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