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EX-NBA VETERAN IMPRESSES IN PBA DEBUT AS TNT MAULS NLEX

MANILA — Terrence Jones made a great impression of himself in his Philippine Basketball Association debut and led TNT to a[...]

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PBA PLAYERS SUSPENDED AFTER ATTACKING ‘SPIDER MAN’

May 23, 2019 - 1:38 PM

MANILA — San Miguel Beermen players Kelly Nabong and Ronald Tubid were each meted with three-game suspensions following their roles in the much talked about court invasion by a fan in Spider Man costume during Game 5 of the PBA Philippine Cup Finals on May 10. Tubid gave a parting shot, a punch, to the costumed […]

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DAVAO CITY TO HOST 1ST HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE FIGHT IN JUNE

May 22, 2019 - 7:26 PM

DAVAO CITY — Dabawenyos will see the world’s heavyweight boxers in action when this city hosts the “Thrilla in Davao” on June 15. The “Thrilla in Davao” will feature Ronald Clyde “The American Dream” Johnson of the US tackle Saul “The Phoenix Assassin” Farah of Bolivia for the vacant Global Boxing Organization heavyweight title. The 34-year-old […]

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SBP CONDEMNS REFEREE STABBING IN OLONGAPO

May 22, 2019 - 7:23 PM

MANILA — The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) has expressed its dismay over a stabbing incident in Olongapo City over the weekend. A video footage that went viral on Sunday showed a player apparently stabbing a referee wearing an SBP uniform during a barangay league game the night before. The game official still ran a few […]

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MASCARIÑAS STILL HOPEFUL FOR PH TO MAKE OLYMPIC 3X3 EVENT

May 20, 2019 - 6:09 PM

MANILA — Ronald Mascariñas remains hopeful that the Philippines will make the inaugural 3×3 competition in the Summer Olympics. This, despite Pasig bowing out early into the FIBA 3×3 Kunshan Challenger over the weekend. “We are not giving up on our Olympic dream because of this setback,” Mascariñas, the owner of the Chooks-To-Go Pilipinas 3×3 League, […]

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BLACKWATER EDGES MERALCO TO OPEN PBA COMM CUP

May 20, 2019 - 5:59 PM

MANILA — Blackwater Elite opened the Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup with a huge win against Meralco Bolts in overtime, 94-91, at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City on Sunday night. The Elite scored four straight points off a dunk from Alex Stepheson and two free throws from Mike Digregorio for a 93-89 cushion […]

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67-YEAR-OLD RETIRED LADY COP BRINGS HOME 4 GOLDS FROM ATHLETIC GAMES

May 20, 2019 - 3:59 PM

WINNING ATHLETE. Erlinda Lavandia, 67, proudly wears the gold medals she won in the Southeast Asia Athletics Championship held in Singapore, during the ceremonies at the Baguio City Hall on Monday (May 20, 2019). The city government gave her cash incentive for bringing honor to the city and country. (Photo courtesy of Bong Cayabyab/PIO-Bagiuo City) BAGUIO CITY — Age […]

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487 KIDS JOIN WEEK-LONG BASKETBALL CAMP IN BACOLOD CITY

May 19, 2019 - 9:18 PM

BACOLOD CITY — A total of 487 campers joined the just-concluded Bacolod leg of the Alaska Basketball Power Camp 2019 held at Trinity Christian School here. The Bacolod training camp, which ran from May 10 to 16, saw the most number of participants among the three events conducted in various cities this summer. Of the 487 […]

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EUSTAQUIO WINS, CORMINAL FALLS AT ‘ONE: ENTER THE DRAGON’

May 18, 2019 - 10:10 PM

MANILA — Geje Eustaquio returned to his winning ways after beating South Korean Kim Kyu-Sung at One: Enter the Dragon at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on Friday night. Eustaquio banked on his striking skills to defeat Kim via unanimous decision in their One Flyweight Grand Prix alternate bout. The win means Eustaquio will be an alternative […]

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BENGUET FIGHTER EYES WIN OVER TOUGH IRISH EX-WORLD BOXING CHAMP

May 17, 2019 - 4:53 PM

READY FOR IRELAND. Jelbirt Gomera during his weigh in on May 6 at the Games and Amusement Board in Manila before flying to Belfast for the World Boxing Council International super featherweight title fight against Ryan Burnett. Together with Gomera was a GAB medical doctor. (Photo courtesy of Highland Boxing Promotions) LA TRINIDAD, Benguet — It’s fight night Saturday […]

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CERES-NEGROS TO FACE HANOI IN ASEAN ZONE SEMIS

May 17, 2019 - 4:52 PM

PITCH ACTION. Vietnam’s Becamex Binh Duong beats Ceres-Negros, 1-0, in the Group G match on Wednesday night (May 15, 2019) at the Panaad Park Stadium in Bacolod City to book a trip to the ASEAN Zone semi-finals of AFC Cup 2019.  The already qualified Filipino squad will face another Vietnamese team, Hanoi FC, in the two-leg […]

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SMB IS 5-TIME PBA PHILIPPINE CUP VICTOR

May 16, 2019 - 7:08 PM

MANILA — San Miguel Beermen won its fifth straight PBA Philippine Cup title with a come-from-behind win over Magnolia Hotshots, 72-71, in Game 7 of the finals at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City. Beerman Alex Cabagnot drilled the game-winning jumper with 57.2 seconds left as the Beermen came back from a 17-point deficit to […]

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KORONADAL CITY ALL SET FOR HOSTING OF 2 MAJOR SPORTS EVENTS

May 16, 2019 - 7:06 PM

KORONADAL CITY — The city government is all set to host starting next week the Little League Philippines national finals and the World Archery Philippines qualifying leg. Tony Aguilar, city sports coordinator, said Thursday around 700 baseball and softball players, as well as archers from parts of the country are expected to join the two […]

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CERES-NEGROS POISED TO COMPLETE SWEEP OF GROUP G RIVALS

May 15, 2019 - 5:11 PM

PRE-MATCH PRESS MEET. Ceres-Negros head coach, Risto Vidakovich, and defender, Sean Kane, talk about the home team’s upcoming match against Vietnam’s Becamex Binh Duong at the Panaad Park and Stadium on Wednesday night, in a pre-match press conference in Bacolod City on Tuesday afternoon (May 14, 2019). Ceres-Negros, the 2017 ASEAN Zone champions, aims to regain […]

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NBA ROOKIE, WNBA LEGEND GRACE JR. NBA NATIONAL CAMP

May 15, 2019 - 5:07 PM

NBA Collin Sexton of the Cleveland Cavaliers answers questions during a media availability session at Hotel Raffles Makati on Wednesday, May 15, 2019).   Sexton along with WNBA legend Ticha Penicheiro is set to grace Jr. NBA Philippine National Training Camp at the SM Mall of Asia Music Hall on May 19. (PNA photo by Jess M. […]

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6TH PSC WOMEN’S MARTIAL ARTS FESTIVAL UNDERWAY

May 15, 2019 - 5:04 PM

MANILA — With the bigger objective of encouraging more Filipino women in sports, the Philippine Sports Commission is launching the sixth edition of the Women’s Martial Arts Festival on May 28 to 31 at the Harrison Plaza, Malate, Manila. “We want to continue what we’ve started in last year’s edition, and that is engaging with more […]

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SMB, MAGNOLIA TO HOLD PRACTICE ON ELECTION DAY

May 13, 2019 - 10:47 PM

MANILA — Both Magnolia Hotshots and San Miguel Beer will be holding practices on Monday, election day, ahead of Game 7 of the Philippine Basketball Association Philippine Cup Finals. This after the Beermen forced the rubber match with a 98-86 win over the Hotshots in Game 6 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City. “We […]

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