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PHOENIX EDGES SMB FOR 1ST PBA SEMIS WIN

MANILA — Phoenix Fuel Masters bounced back in its Philippine Basketball Association Philippine Cup semifinal series against San Miguel Beermen with[...]

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PSC SENDING ‘LEAN AND MEAN’ TEAM TO ARAFURA GAMES 2019

April 22, 2019 - 2:41 PM

Philippine Sports Commission chairman William Ramirez DAVAO CITY — A lean and mean team will represent the Philippines in the Arafura Games 2019 set to be held from April 26 to May 4 in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. Mark Edward Velasco, Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) national training director and the delegation’s Deputy Chef de Mission, said […]

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CASIMERO BEATS ESPINOZA FOR INTERIM WBO TITLE

April 22, 2019 - 2:26 PM

Ricardo Espinoza and John Riel Casimero. MANILA — John Riel Casimero took the vacant World Boxing Organization interim bantamweight title after knocking out Ricardo Espinoza of Mexico at the Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California, USA on Sunday (Philippine Time). In a bout that was ordered by the WBO to be an interim title fight due […]

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VILLAGERS JOIN FUN RUN TO STAY FIT, SAVE LIFE

April 21, 2019 - 9:13 PM

The first fun run for a cause in rural Zamboanga village in Laoag City draws close to 500 runners. (Photo by Leilanie G. Adriano)  LAOAG CITY—Close to 500 runners and volunteers gathered in Zamboanga village, this city on early Saturday to bring hope to a breast cancer survivor and extend a helping hand in her treatment. […]

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KAYA FC-ILOILO SUCCUMBS TO PSM MAKASSAR

April 20, 2019 - 3:39 PM

DRAMATIC MATCH. Indonesia’s PSM Makassar dominated the Philippines’ Kaya FC-Iloilo, 2-1, in a drama-filled match in Group H of the AFC Cup 2019 at the Panaad Stadium in Bacolod City on Wednesday afternoon (April 17, 2019). The Indonesian squad handed the Filipino club its first loss, to lead with eight points in Group H of the […]

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2 DAGUPAN SWIMMERS QUALIFY FOR SEA AGE SWIMMING TILT IN CAMBODIA

April 20, 2019 - 3:34 PM

YOUNG TANKERS. Janelle Alisa Lin (left) and Gabriel Angelo Jizmundo (right), both of the Balon Dagupan Swim Club, make it it to the Philippine Swimming National Team, under the 14-15 Age Group girls and boys division, respectively. They will compete in Combodia this coming June. With them in the photo is Balon Dagupan Swim Club […]

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BACOLOD ILAHAS SENIORS, CAV BUTANDING CEBU WIN NAT’L TCHOUKBALL TITLES

April 14, 2019 - 8:26 PM

Bacolod Ilahas Seniors, men’s division champions of the National Tchoukball Championships 2019, led by playing coach John Elray Jamelo (left) with Tchoukball Association of the Philippines president Raymund Jamelo (2nd from left) receive their trophy and medals during an awarding ceremony on Friday night. (Photo courtesy of Tchoukball Association of the Philippines) BACOLOD CITY — Bacolod Ilahas Seniors and […]

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‘JAW BREAKER’ NOYNAY TO CHALLENGE SAKA FOR FEATHERWEIGHT CROWN

April 14, 2019 - 8:24 PM

DAVAO CITY — Joe “Jaw Breaker” Noynay of Cebu will fight Kosuke Saka of Japan for the vacant World Boxing Organization (WBO) Asia Pacific super pacific title on April 20 at the Edion Arena in Osaka, Japan. The 23-year old Noynay (16W-2L-1D, 5KO) retained his WBO Asia Pacific Youth super featherweight title by a TKO over […]

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TACURONG ‘ARNIS’ TEAM WINS 15 GOLDS IN WORLD TOURNEY

April 13, 2019 - 10:02 PM

CHAMPIONS. Tacurong City arnis players pose with Mayor Lina Montilla on Friday (April 12, 2019) after they presented her the medals they won in recent international ‘arnis’ tournament held in Cebu City. The team brought home 15 gold medals.  (Photo courtesy of Tacurong CIO) TACURONG CITY — The “arnis” team of Tacurong City, Sultan Kudarat ruled the world […]

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PH NETTERS WIN WORLD JUNIORS ASIA-OCEANIA QUALIFYING TOURNEY

April 13, 2019 - 10:01 PM

CHAMPION: The members of Team Philippines show their medals after winning the World Junior Tennis Championships Asia-Oceania Final Qualifying tournament in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Saturday (April 13, 2019). From left are Jenaila Rose Prulla, Alexandra Eala, Alexa Joy Milliam and coach Czarina Mae Arevalo. (Contributed photo) MANILA — The Philippines clobbered Japan, 2-0, on Saturday to win […]

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BEGORNIA BAGS MEN’S SINGLES GOLD IN 5TH SEA CUP SQUASH TILT

April 12, 2019 - 7:18 PM

GOLDEN PERFORMANCE: Reymark Begornia goes for a backhand shot against Singapore’s Benedict Chan in the men’s singles finals of the 5thSoutheast Asian Cup Squash Championships at the Kerry Sports courts inside the Shangri-la at The Fort on Wednesday (April 10, 2019). (Photo courtesy of PSA) MANILA — Reymark Begornia bagged the men’s singles title in the 5th Southeast […]

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BACOLOD CITY HOSTS ‘GOPILIPINASGO’ FUN RUN FOR PH ATHLETES

April 12, 2019 - 7:17 PM

FUN RUN FOR A CAUSE.  Photo (left to right) shows George Zulueta, executive assistant at the Office of the Mayor in Bacolod City; Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) regional coordinator Edgar Laforteza; PSC Commissioner Ramon Fernandez; and “GoPilipinasGo! Pep Rally and Fun Run” program in-charge Carmela Arcolas-Gamboa;  during a press conference in Bacolod City on Thursday (April […]

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AMIT OPTIMISTIC ABOUT PH CUE ARTISTS’ CHANCES IN SEA GAMES

April 12, 2019 - 7:11 PM

GO FOR GOLD: Two-time world billiards champion Rubilen Amit discusses PH’s chances in the 30th SEA Games during TOPS ‘Usapang Sports’ at the National Press Club in Intramuros on Thursday (April 11, 2019). Also in photo (L-R) are 2017 Los Angeles World Police 9-ball billiards campaigner Eric “Billiard Cop” Bayhon, TOPS president Ed Andaya and […]

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MAGIC JOHNSON STEPS DOWN AS LAKERS PRESIDENT FOR OPERATIONS

April 10, 2019 - 5:13 PM

NEW YORK — Magic Johnson stepped down as the Los Angeles Lakers’ president of basketball operations on Tuesday night. The 59-year-old Johnson didn’t tell the club’s high management about his decision before he announced it in front of reporters less than two hours before the Lakers’ regular-season finale against the Portland Trail Blazers at the Staples […]

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OBSTACLE COURSE RACE BACK AS REGULAR SPORT IN 30TH SEA GAMES

April 10, 2019 - 4:53 PM

MANILA — Obstacle course race will debut in the Southeast Asian Games as a regular sport. This was announced by Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Ricky Vargas when he graced the weekly Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) Forum at the Hotel Amelie Manila in Malate on Tuesday. “Laos has agreed so obstacle course race is back in […]

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TNT SENDS QF SERIES VS SMB TO RUBBER MATCH

April 9, 2019 - 3:33 PM

Playmaker Jason Castro scores a huge layup off Junemar Fajardo’s defense as TNT edged San Miguel Beer, 93-88, to force a deciding Game 3 in their PBA Philippine Cup quarterfinal series at the Araneta Coliseum on Monday (April 6, 2019).  (PNA photo by Jess Escaros)  MANILA — TNT forced a deciding Game 3 in its PBA Philippine […]

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ILAGAN CITY BAGS 3 GOLDS IN SINGAPORE DANCESPORT TILT

April 9, 2019 - 3:31 PM

City of Ilagan dancesport competitors whoop it up after winning medals and awards at the 4th Brillante International Dancesport Championship in Singapore. (Photo courtesy of Ricky Laggui)  CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela – The City of Ilagan collected three gold medals at the 4th Brillante International Dancesport Championship held at the Orchard Hotel in Singapore over the weekend. […]

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