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Paalam, Marcial Settle for Bronze in Controversial Semis

Paalam, Marcial Settle for Bronze in Controversial Semis

JAKARTA—Carlo Paalam and Eumir Felix Marcial lost in what looked like controversial semifinal duels in the men’s boxing competition of the 18th Asian Games on Friday. Paalam and Marcial lost their chances at the gold medals and contributed the 14th and 15th bronze...
Ladon Moves to Snatch 5th Gold in Boxing

Ladon Moves to Snatch 5th Gold in Boxing

JAKARTA—Rogen Ladon dominated Thailand’s Yuttapong Tongdee, 5-0, in a men’s flyweight semifinal on Friday to move one victory shy of snatching the Philippines fifth gold medal in the 18th Asian Games. Ladon, a Rio de Janeiro Olympian, did just what his coaches...
Marcial Joins Paalam and Ladon in Boxing Semis

Marcial Joins Paalam and Ladon in Boxing Semis

JAKARTA—Eumir Felix Marcial and Carlo Paalam booted out their respective opponents in men’s boxing action for two guaranteed bronze medals for the country in the 18th Asian Games at the Jakarta International Expo. Paalam, the youngest in the eighth-member team sent...
Paalam Makes it 2 Sure Bronzes for PH Boxing

Paalam Makes it 2 Sure Bronzes for PH Boxing

JAKARTA—Carlo Paalam toppled an older and more seasoned foe from Kazakhstan, Termirtas Zhussupov, 4-1, on Wednesday to assure himself of a men’s flyweight bronze medal in 18th Asian Games boxing action at the Jakarta Expo Boxing Hall. Paalam, the youngest on the...