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Op-Ed: Hitting Pacquaio's injured shoulder won't be easy for Bradley

WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley has hinted he will hit Manny Pacquiao's injured shoulder in a bid to score a convincing victory when they clash for the third time on April 9 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Roach to start training Pacquiao on Valentine's Day in Phl

Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach is scheduled to arrive in the Philippines on Valentine's Day to start formal training for Manny Pacquiao's farewell fight against Timothy Bradley on April 9 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Violence fears in Philippines after Muslim peace setback

Manila - Philippine lawmakers failed Wednesday to pass a crucial bill aimed at ending a decades-long Muslim insurgency that has claimed tens of thousands of lives, igniting fears of fresh violence.

Catholic Church calls on Philippine crowd to spread gospel

Cebu - The special envoy of Pope Francis told a gathering of hundreds of thousands in the Philippines on Sunday that they had a special role to play in spreading the gospel, even to developed nations.

Emperor Akihito visits Japanese troop shrine in Philippines

Yook - Japanese Emperor Akihito offered flowers Friday at a shrine built in the Philippines for Japanese soldiers killed during Japan's brutal World War II occupation of the Southeast Asian nation.

Op-Ed: Bradley fight is test case for Pacquiao's year-long therapy

There is no way of telling if Pacquaio's shoulder surgery stemming from his torn rotator cuff is successful or effective until he actually tests it with a competitive fighter like WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley.

Pacquiao, Roach going for KO win against Bradley

Manny Pacquiao is determined to end his 21-year boxing career with a bang and the best way to do it is to win by knockout when he collides with longtime foe Timothy Bradley on April 9 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Japan's Akihito visits Philippine WWII cemetery

Manila - Japanese Emperor Akihito bowed his head in sorrow during a sombre ceremony at the Philippines' biggest war cemetery Wednesday as he vowed never to forget the many Filipinos killed during World War II.

Philippines' WWII sex slaves demand justice from Japan

Manila - Ninety-year-old Hilaria Bustamante casts a tearful gaze at a wall plastered with photos of departed fellow sex slaves, vowing to demand justice during a historic visit to the Philippines by Japan's emperor starting Tuesday.

Op-Ed: Timothy Bradley could suffer first knockout loss against Pacquiao

Timothy Bradley has never been knocked out in his entire professional career but on April 9, he could suffer his first KO loss against Manny Pacquiao when they collide for the third time on April 9 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Pacquiao to skip PBA coaching job to train for Bradley fight

Manny Pacquiao is taking a respite as playing coach of Mahindra Enforcers (Kia Sorento) in the PBA to stay focused on the training for his trilogy fight against Timothy Bradley on April 9 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Big dreams but little action for Manila's traffic nightmare

Manila - Web designer Maria Zurbano kisses her three-year-old daughter goodbye and sets out in the pre-dawn darkness for a torturous commute through the Philippine capital.

Pacquiao now cleared to fight after close to a year of therapy

Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao visited his orthopedic doctor in Los Angeles Tuesday to find out if his injured shoulder has already healed following a delicate surgery to repair his torn shoulder rotator cuff.

Op-Ed: Why Pacquiao will still dominate Bradley in third encounter

While Manny Pacquiao and Bob Arum have assured fans that they will be treated to an exciting and action-packed fight on April 9, the result will likely still be the same as the two previous fights.

Pacquiao confirms Bradley fight will be his last

In a press conference held at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles, California on Tuesday to kick off the two-city U.S. press tour to promote his fight, Manny Pacquiao has reiterated his April 9 fight against Timothy Bradley will be his last

Philippines plans flight-tracking system in disputed sea

Manila - The Philippines said Monday it would install a civilian flight-tracking system in the disputed South China Sea after China landed several aircraft on one of its man-made islands in the potential flashpoint region.

Op-Ed: What to expect from Pacquiao-Bradley trilogy fight

There are only two valid reasons why boxing fans would still buy the Pacquiao-Bradley trilogy fight on April 9 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and they are crucial to the financial viability of the fight.

Philippines concerned over 'emerging' terror threat

Manila - Philippine security forces expressed concern over an "emerging threat" of terrorism, after suicide attackers struck the Indonesian capital on Thursday.

Op-Ed: Pacquiao-Bradley fight will tell if Pacquiao is fully healed

After losing to Floyd Mayweather last year at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas,Nevada, eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao told his millions of fans around the world that he lost because of his shoulder injury.

Philippines welcomes more US forces to counter China

Manila - The Philippine Supreme Court ruled Tuesday a security accord with the United States was legal, allowing more US forces into the former American colony as it seeks to counter Chinese expansion in the South China Sea.
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