The Asian watch: Day 6

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Oh, I missed a couple of days in updating how the Asian teams fare in this world tourney. By now, we have known the cast for the Last 16. Unfortunately, only China survived and managed to make it to the next round. In the preliminaries, Iran won only once, against Tunisia. Like Iran, [...]

The Asian watch: Day 2

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On the second day of the tournament, China defeated last year’s FIBA-Africa finalist Cote d’Ivoire, 83-73. The three other Asian teams Iran, Jordan and Lebanon succumbed to their respective opponents. Iran dropped to Croatia, 54-75. Jordan, likewise, bowed to Angola 65-79. Angola was formerly handled by Mario Palma, now the head coach of [...]

The Asian watch: Day 1

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I’d like to keep abreast of how the Asian teams fare in the ongoing FIBA-World Championship in Turkey. Four out of twenty four entries come from Asia namely Iran, China, Jordan and Lebanon. The performances of the Asian teams in this competition are crucial to their request to add one more slot for [...]

Ciso Morales: ‘Kid Terrible’

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Another Filipino seeing action this coming November 21 in Ontario, Canada headlined by Marvin Sonsona is Ciso Morales.  Morales who hails from Cagayan de Oro City is nicknamed “Kid Terrible” because of his resemblance in looks with the great Mexican legend and former Manny Pacquiao foe Erik Morales. Besides, Ciso has exceptional boxing [...]

Vancouver awaits

On the lower right side of this site, I put a countdown widget for the 2010 Winter Olympics. The games will be from February 12 until 28 in Vancouver, British Columbia in Canada. Though it might not excite for some especially if their country does not participate in that event. As we know, the [...]

Dodong Donaire: Molding three champions and counting

‘Filipino Flash’ Nonito Donaire, Jr. first rose to prominence in July 2007 when he upset a highly favored Vic Darchinyan via a stunning 5th round TKO for the WBO 112-pound title. Working for him as his trainer was his father Nonito Sr.
It was the first time that the elder Nonito led his ward to [...]

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