Article and Photos by Evelyn A. Opilas © 2020As seen on the April 2020 issue of Philippine Tribune “You can have lunch on the balcony and watch Nick and Alex practice,” my team leader Iain invited as I poised to take a late lunch. Why should I watch Nick and Alex play? I mused inwardly […]
Filipino wins historic gold in world championships
As seen on the November 2019 issue of The Philippine Sentinel Carlos Edriel Yulo made history after ruling the men’s floor exercise of the 49th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World, Championships in Stuttgart, Germany. The 19-year-old became a world champion after scoring 15.300 points to defeat Artem Dolgopyat of Israel (15.200) and China’s Xiao Ruoteng (14.933). […]
SPORTS: Philippine Rugby
As seen on the November 2019 issue of The Philippine Sentinel Saturday 19th of October, will go down in the Philippine Rugby League history books for a number of reasons, not just for fielding 3 teams against a proud Rugby League nation, but for the bravery and commitment from players, who represented their families and […]
Keith Thurman undefeated no more
As seen on the August 2019 issue Fighting Filipino Senator scores a first-round knockdown against former WBA super world welterweight title holder Younger by at least ten years at 30, the tough Thurman was able to get up almost immediately to beat the mandatory 8-count which is only assessed when a boxer is knocked down. […]
Mayweather says Nurmagomedov fight will happen
Mayweather insisted that he planned to fight mixed martial arts star Khabib Nurmagomedov following the Russian’s victory over McGregor.
Pacquiao fight with Broner almost certain
Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao announced a fight in the United States with American Adrien Broner in January is almost certain. However, he dodged the speculation of a possible rematch with Floyd Mayweather in spite of the latter’s previous statement that the bout with the Filipino senator would take place this year.
Rematch with Mayweather is unfinished business, says Pacquiao (Agence France-Presse)
Pacquiao and Mayweather rematch may happen late this year.
Mayweather says he’s coming back to fight Pacquiao
Floyd Mayweather Jr. announced on his Instagram that he’s coming out of retirement to fight Manny Pacquiao in what he expects to be a return match with a huge purse.
Elbow of Aussie player triggered the brawl
THE coach of the Philippine team involved in a ‘basket brawl’ with Australia has accused Australian player Daniel Kickert of attacking his players before the game even started. The Australian camp rejects the claim. Philippine Coach Chot Reyes launched an attack on Kickert, placing the blame on the Aussie for the ugly affair.
93yo makes first hole-in-one
Ohio (AP) — A 93-year-old Ohio man wrapped up his nearly seven decades of golfing with his first hole-in-one.
Pacquiao-Matthysse bout confirmed for July 14
Lucas Matthysse will finally face Manny Pacquiao in the first defence of his WBA world welterweight title on July15. The bout will take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Oscar De La Hoya promoter of Matthysse, confirmed the bout via social media. It will be aired in the US on ESPN.
La Salle Bowling Team routs Ateneo de Davao Alumni
De La Salle University Alumni won by 814 points. The event was held at the AMF Castle Hill on July 25. 2016. Lead scorer for the Ateneo team was lawyer Kate Roc Andres of Ateneo Law School. She struck down 589 pins. Andres is the incumbent president of the Philippine Community Council of New South […]