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ROS TO PARADE NEW IMPORT VS. MAGNOLIA

MANILA — Rain Or Shine will bring in a new foreign reinforcement in its upcoming PBA Commissioner's Cup battle against Magnolia[...]

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BAGUIO CONFIDENT TO RETAIN BATANG PINOY NATIONAL CROWN

July 10, 2019 - 6:19 PM

HOPEFUL. Baguio is firm it will retain its national championship title of the Batang Pinoy in August at Palawan despite its second place finish in the Luzon leg in March as it banks on straight to finals events which have proven to be medal haulers in past sports competitions. Photo shows swimmers vie for medals […]

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GILAS YOUTH SETTLES FOR 14TH PLACE IN FIBA U19 WC

July 9, 2019 - 6:46 PM

MANILA — Gilas Pilipinas Youth finished its stint in the FIBA U19 World Cup in 14th place. This, after the team lost to New Zealand, 70-76, in the battle for 13th place at the Heraklion University Hall on Sunday. New Zealand held Gilas Youth without a field goal in the last 5:33 of the game while […]

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KEVIN DURANT OFFICIALLY JOINS NETS

July 8, 2019 - 6:04 PM

WASHINGTON — NBA All-Star forward Kevin Durant has officially joined the Brooklyn Nets on a four-year, USD141-million deal after three seasons with the Golden State Warriors. The perennial All-Star and two-time NBA champion, ranking third among active players with 22,940 points, has been NBA top scorer on four occasions, but last season suffered a calf injury […]

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5 FILIPINO BOXERS SUFFER DEFEAT IN JAPAN

July 7, 2019 - 6:51 PM

DAVAO CITY – Five Filipino boxers bowed to their respective rivals in a tournament promoted by a Japanese boxing promotion Akihiko Honda of the Teikin Promotions and held at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo on Saturday Al “Rock” Toyogon of Misamis Oriental lost by a unanimous decision to Japanese Shuya Masaki, absorbing his second straight and 4th […]

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PRRD ASSURES SUPPORT FOR SEAG ATHLETES

July 6, 2019 - 10:46 PM

100% SUPPORT. More than 500 athletes from various disciplines pose during their general assembly at the PhilSports Arena in Pasig on Friday (July 5, 2019). At the event, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea assured the athletes of President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s 100 percent support for them in the upcoming Southeast Asian Games. (Photo courtesy of the Philippine […]

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GUIAO TO UNVEIL GILAS SHORTLIST MONDAY

July 6, 2019 - 12:19 AM

MANILA — Coach Yeng Guiao will name the 15 players, who will make up the Gilas Pilipinas training pool for the FIBA World Cup, during the team’s next practice on Monday night. Right after the national team’s training session on Thursday night at the Meralco Gym in Pasig City, Guiao said the announcement of the shortlist […]

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DAVAO OCCI TIGERS RENEW TIES WITH COCOLIFE

July 6, 2019 - 12:18 AM

MANILA — Cocolife will remain the primary backer of the Davao Occidental Tigers for the ongoing Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) Lakan Season. The partnership between the reigning Southern Division champions and the insurance company was solidified in a formal signing of the memorandum of agreement at the Cocolife office in Makati City on Friday. Newly-elected […]

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16 TEAMS TO JOIN GINEBRA 3X3 NATIONAL FINALS

July 4, 2019 - 6:03 PM

MANILA – A total of 16 teams will compete in the Ginebra 3×3 Tapang ng Tatluhan National Finals on July 5 at the Robinsons Place Manila. The teams will represent Manila, Caloocan, Quezon, Cebu, Davao, Bulacan, Iloilo, Cagayan de Oro, Tarlac, Cavite, Batangas, Bataan, Pangasinan, Pampanga, Rizal and Samar. The final two teams will advance to […]

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2 BAGUIO FEMALE SCRABBLERS JOIN NATIONAL FINALS

July 4, 2019 - 6:00 PM

BAGUIO QUALIFIERS. Lewrenda Ambler (front, right) and Malou Coronacion (front, left) will be Baguio’s representatives to the national finals late this month as they attempt to become the first from the Cordilleras to play in the world stage. At their back are Tony Malonzo (right) and Francis Dizon, two Philippine Scrabble stalwarts, who have earned slots to […]

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IGOROT WUSHIN JIN HOPES FOR MEDAL IN SEA GAMES

July 3, 2019 - 5:25 PM

NEW KID ON THE BLOCK. Wushu sanda player Gideon Padua (2nd from right) will leave for Chengdu, Sichuan, China on July 7 with the 9-men/women Philippine wushu sanda team for their four-months training in preparation for the SouthEast Asian Games. Also in the photo are Divine Wally (4th from left), Arnel Mandal, Carlos Baylon, unidentified non-Philippine […]

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SHARAPOVA OUT OF WIMBLEDON DUE TO WRIST INJURY

July 3, 2019 - 5:23 PM

Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova (Sputnik photo) MOSCOW — A left wrist injury and psychological unpreparedness forced Maria Sharapova to retire from Wimbledon, Russian Tennis Federation (RTF) president Shamil Tarpishchev told TASS over the phone on Tuesday. The 32-year-old Russian tennis retired after two hours and 16 minutes while trailing French Pauline Parmentier 4-6, 6-7 (4-7) 0-5 in […]

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ROUGH START FOR BLU GIRLS IN US SOFTBALL TOURNEY

July 2, 2019 - 5:39 PM

RP Blu Girls team. (contributed photo) MANILA — The RP Blu Girls did not attain the start they needed in the USA Softball International Cup at the South Commons Softball Complex in Columbus, Georgia, USA. The Blu Girls’ gallant stand against China fell short and lost, 6-9, in their campaign opener and dropped a 1-8 defeat […]

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FILIPINO BANTAMWEIGHT PROTÉGÉ SET TO FIGHT IN US ANEW

July 1, 2019 - 3:20 PM

DAVAO CITY — Bantamweight protégé Mike “Magic” Plania of General Santos City will be back in action as he fights in the United States on July 26 against a yet to be announced opponent. The 22-year-old Plania (20W-L1-0D, 11KO) knocked out Nicong “The Destroyer” Calamba of Butuan City in their April 30 fight in General Santos […]

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BALANGA OUSTED FROM HAINING CHALLENGER

June 30, 2019 - 6:13 PM

MANILA — Balanga Chooks got the boot from the FIBA 3×3 Haining Challenger following tough losses in the pool stages in Zhejiang, China on Saturday. Known in the local 3×3 and even five-on-five basketball circuits as the Bataan Risers, Balanga lost both its assignments to Liman and Sosnovy Bor. Balanga missed out on stunning Liman as […]

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NLEX HOLDS OFF ROS IN ASHAOLU COMEBACK

June 29, 2019 - 7:14 PM

MANILA — Poy Erram saved NLEX’s cause with a huge defensive gem down the stretch as the team escaped with a 100-97 win against Rain Or Shine in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City on Friday night. Erram blocked Denzel Bowles’s potential game-winning layup as the Road Warriors nearly squandered […]

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ILIGAN BOXER TO CHALLENGE AFRICAN CHAMP FOR IBF TITLE

June 28, 2019 - 6:54 PM

DAVAO CITY — Undefeated Samuel “Silent Assassin” Salva of Iligan City will challenge defending International Boxing Federation (IBF) World minimumweight champion DeeJay Kriel of South Africa in Manila on August 24. The 22-year-old Salva with a current record of 17 wins and 10 knockouts last won by a unanimous decision against Rene Mark Cuarto of Zamboanga […]

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