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PH TO HOST SEA ANTI-DOPING MEETING

MANILA -- The Philippines will host the Southeast Asian Regional Anti-Doping Organization (SEA RADO) 2019 Board Meeting and Doping Control Officer[...]

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LATE RUN PUSHES ROS OVER NORTHPORT; PHOENIX STAYS PERFECT

February 9, 2019 - 5:03 PM

MANILA — The Rain Or Shine Elasto Painters tripped the NorthPort Batang Pier in the final frame to take a 107-100 win in the PBA Philippine Cup at the MOA Arena in Pasay on Friday night. James Yap’s renaissance continued as he scored the go-ahead triple that became the main highlight of ROS’ game-deciding 10-0 run […]

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GLOBE-MINESKI TEAM EYES STINT IN 30TH SEA GAMES

February 8, 2019 - 7:08 PM

MANILA — Globe Telecom and Mineski have joined hands to form a professional electronic games (esports) team called “Liyab”, which will compete in major international tournaments, including the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games to be held in the Philippines from November 30 to December 11 this year. Esports, a form of competition using video games, is […]

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MILO INCLUDES ‘ARNIS’ IN SUMMER SPORTS CLINICS

February 8, 2019 - 7:03 PM

MANILA — Arnis, the country’s national martial arts, and two other sports have been included in the 2019 MILO Summer Sports Clinics, which offers a wide array of activities for kids 7 to 12 years. The country’s longest-running summer program now has a total of 19 sports –badminton, basketball, chess, fencing, football, futsal, golf, gymnastics, karatedo, […]

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FAJARDO LEADS PSA’S SPECIAL INDIVIDUAL AWARDEES

February 7, 2019 - 5:08 PM

MANILA — June Mar Fajardo led three others who will be recognized with special individual titles during the SMC-PSA (Philippine Sportswriters Association) Annual Awards Night on Feb. 26 at the Manila Hotel. The 6-foot-11 Fajardo is again the recipient of the Mighty Sports Mr Basketball award, marking the fifth straight year the San Miguel Beer main […]

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ALASKA SCORES 1ST WIN; CABAGNOT HELPS LIFT SAN MIGUEL IN RETURN

February 7, 2019 - 5:00 PM

MANILA — The Alaska Aces bounced back from a rough Philippine Basketball Association season debut by blasting the Columbian Dyip, 94-72, at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay on Wednesday night. Alaska led from wire to wire, shutting Columbian down in the first and the third quarters before opening a 30-point lead in the final […]

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CERES-NEGROS RESUMES AFC CUP QUEST AFTER LOSS TO YANGON UNITED

February 6, 2019 - 3:17 PM

Stephan Schrock (2nd from left) scores Ceres-Negros’ lone goal against Yangon United’s two in Tuesday night’s AFC Champions League 2019 Preliminary Stage 1 qualifiers at the Panaad Park and Stadium in Bacolod City. (Photo courtesy of ceresfootball.com) BACOLOD CITY — Ceres-Negros of the Philippines will resume its quest for the AFC Cup title on February 26 after bowing […]

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SALUDAR TO DEFEND WBO TITLE VS. JAPANESE BOXER

February 6, 2019 - 3:15 PM

DAVAO CITY — Reigning World Boxing Organization (WBO) world minimumweight champion Vic “Vicious” Saludar will make his first title defense against Masataka Taniguchi of Japan on February 26 at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan. Saludar finally captured the WBO minimumweight belt after beating Ryuya Yamanaka, also of Japan, on Sept. 13, 2018 in Kobe, Japan. […]

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BLATCHE REJOINS GILAS PRACTICE

February 5, 2019 - 5:40 PM

MANILA — Andray Blatche is officially back to Gilas Pilipinas. The 6-foot-11 center finally joined the national team practice in an early session at the Meralco Gym in Pasig City on Monday night. Blatche’s return will be a huge boost for Gilas. The naturalized player, who arrived in the Philippines on Friday, took part in the […]

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CEBU’S PEÑALOSA TO FIGHT MEXICAN BOXER FOR WBO ORIENTAL TITLE

February 5, 2019 - 5:39 PM

Cebu boxer Dave Peñalosa will fight Mexican boxer Marcos Cardenas on February 16 in Pasay City.  DAVAO CITY — Undefeated Dave “The Hunter” Peñalosa of Cebu will battle Marcos “Geraldito” Cardenas of Mexico for the vacant World Boxing Organisation Oriental featherweight title at the Midas Hotel and Casino in Pasay City on February 16. The 27-year-old […]

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ANTIQUE TO SEND 730 ATHLETES, OFFICIALS TO 2019 WVRAA

February 5, 2019 - 5:35 PM

Antique Governor Rhodora J. Cadiao says the province extends full support to their athletes joining the regional sports meet to be held in Roxas City, Capiz on February 17-23. (file photo) SAN JOSE DE BUENAVISTA, Antique – Despite budget constraints, some 730 athletes and technical officials will represent Antique province in the 2019 Western Visayas Regional Athletic Association […]

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ALASKA, MAGNOLIA STUMBLE IN PBA SEASON DEBUT

February 4, 2019 - 3:05 PM

MANILA — The Alaska Aces and Magnolia Hotshots suffered contrasting losses to start their campaign in the 2019 PBA Philippine Cup at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City on Sunday. The Rain Or Shine Elasto Painters gave the Aces a rude greeting in their return to play, with an 85-72 blowout in the first […]

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ALAB PREVAILS AT HOME DESPITE SAIGON’S Q3 BLAST

February 4, 2019 - 2:55 PM

MANILA — San Miguel Alab Pilipinas withstood a huge third quarter from the Saigon Heat and walked away with a 111-87 win in their ASEAN Basketball League showdown at the Hoops Dome in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu on Sunday night. Alab was on track in dealing the Ho Chi Minh City-based side a bad beat after opening […]

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FILIPINO BOXER STOPS CZECH OPPONENT IN PRAGUE

February 3, 2019 - 8:39 PM

Eumir Felix Marcial (left) with PH team head coach Ronald Chavez (Photo courtesy of ABAP) PRAGUE, Czech Republic — National boxer Eumir Felix Marcial, bucking below zero degrees weather here, scored a sensational third round RSC (Referee Stopped Contest) victory over hometown boy Milos Bartl in the Europe vs. Asia Boxing Tournament at the Prague Hilton Saturday […]

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ROS SPOILS ROMEO’S DEBUT WITH SMB; PHOENIX STAYS UNBEATEN

February 2, 2019 - 4:54 PM

MANILA — The Rain Or Shine Elasto Painters spoiled Terrence Romeo’s debut with San Miguel Beer and hacked out a 108-98 win in the Philippine Basketball Association Philippine Cup at the Ynares Center in Antipolo on Friday night. The Beermen actually started the game pretty well, going on an 8-0 run before opening a 25-13 lead […]

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PH OBSTACLE COURSE RACING TEAM OPTIMISTIC OF SEAG CAMPAIGN

February 2, 2019 - 4:48 PM

GO FOR GOLD. Pilipinas Obstacle Sports Federation (POSF) president Alberto Agra (center) talks about the medal chances of the national team in the 30th Southeast Asian Games during the launching of the Pretty Huge Obstacles (PHO), a world-class obstacle course training facility at the SM Aura Premier Civic Center in BGC, Taguig City on Friday (Feb. […]

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COO, RIVAS TO RECEIVE PSA LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

February 2, 2019 - 4:44 PM

MANILA — Two retired sports greats, who are champions in their own rights, will be the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement honor during the SMC-PSA (Philippine Sportswriters Association) Annual Awards Night at the Manila Hotel three weeks from now. Former bowling World Cup titlist Olivia “Bong” Coo, along with cycling legend Paquito Rivas are the latest […]

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