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Stamina an issue for PH Rio pugs

The amateur boxers training to qualify for the Rio Olympics remain lacking in two major facets of winning: stamina and smarts.

The three Filipino boxers who will fight for berths in the Final World Olympic Qualifying tournament in Azerbaijan from June 14 to 26 are ready to rumble.

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Rio PH bets may reach 15

The number of athletes that will carry the Philippine flag in the Rio Olympics could snowball to as much as 15 in the event boxing delivers the heavy blows and a few others step up to the plate heading into the final days of qualification. Chief of Mission Joey Romasanta said yesterday that boxing looks […]

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Pacquiao’s Olympic bid hangs in the balance

The Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) is calling on Manny Pacquiao to decide whether he will carry the fight for the country in the Rio Olympics.

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One win away from Rio

Team captain Charly Suarez led the charge for four of the five pugilists who fought in the quarterfinals of the ongoing Asian-Oceanian Olympic qualifying event Tuesday in Qian’An, China.

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PH pugs’ luck of the draw

From the looks of it, the Philippine contingent in the ongoing Asian/Oceanian Olympic qualifying tournament in China should bag more than one slot to the Rio Olympic Games.

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