Pacquiao's troubled year: The top Sports stories of 2012

Posted at 12/28/2012 6:48 PM | Updated as of 01/04/2013 10:25 PM

In a highly anticipated Olympic year and shocking developments in major sports such as cycling, Filipinos remained glued to their traditional favorites: boxing and basketball.

The most-read sports stories on ABS-CBNnews.com were still those concerning boxing champ Manny Pacquiao, who had a turbulent year both in and out of the ring.

And despite making great strides in terms of developing a growing fan base for football in the Philippines, the most-read article about the Philippine Azkals wasn’t about their heroics on the pitch but an incident inside the locker room.

Here are abs-cbnNEWS.com's most popular sports stories of 2012