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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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NAT’L OPEN WEIGHTLIFTING CHAMPIONSHIPS SET DEC. 7-14 IN CEBU

December 7, 2018 - 4:23 PM

GIRL POWER. Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz in action during the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia last August. (Contributed photo) MANILA — The Samahang Weightlifting ng Pilipinas (Philippine Weightlifting Association) will hold its National Open Championships from Dec. 7-14 at the SM Mall in Cebu City. In a statement issued on Friday, SWP president Monico Puentevella said that the […]

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BATANGAS CITY BLASTS PARAÑAQUE TO GO 2ND IN MPBL SOUTH

December 7, 2018 - 4:21 PM

MANILA — Batangas City Athletics cruised to its seventh consecutive win in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League Datu Cup after pipping the Parañaque Patriots, 71-57, at the Imus City Sports Complex on Thursday night. The Athletics remained unbeaten with Jeff Viernes still providing the spark as his crucial free throws helped them withstand a late push […]

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VIETNAM OUSTS AZKALS FROM SUZUKI CUP

December 7, 2018 - 4:19 PM

MANILA — Vietnam made sure the Philippine Azkals will not have a repeat of the “Miracle in Hanoi” to steal the last spot in the ASEAN Football Federation Championship finals as it scored a 2-1 win in the second leg of their semifinal series in the Vietnamese capital on Thursday night. The Azkals, who lost at […]

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ATENEO SWEEPS UP FOR BACK-TO-BACK UAAP CROWNS

December 6, 2018 - 7:31 PM

MANILA — The Ateneo Blue Eagles are the kings of Katipunan! Ateneo successfully retained the UAAP men’s basketball championship after blasting the University of the Philippines, 99-81, in Game 2 of the finals at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City. Led by a 38-point bomb from Thirdy Ravena and a 20-20 game from Ange Kouame, […]

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MAGNOLIA OPENS FINALS VS ALASKA WITH ROUT

December 6, 2018 - 7:30 PM

MANILA — After two weeks, the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) returned to finally end what has been a colorful season. And so did Magnolia Hotshots. The Hotshots came out on Wednesday night with a bang, blasting Alaska Aces, 100-84, in Game 1 of the Governors’ Cup Finals at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City. […]

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TABLE TENNIS TOURNEY KICKS OFF IN NEGOCC TOWN

December 6, 2018 - 4:34 PM

ISABELA Mayor Joselito Malabor (center) oversees the preparation for the 1st Joselito Malabor Super League Table Tennis national tournament slated in December 7-9, 2018. BACOLOD City – Isabela Mayor Joselito Malabor said on Dec. 4, 2018 that Isabela town is set to host the table tennis national tournament on Dec. 7-9, 2018.   Dubbed as the […]

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LAOAG CITY TO HOST MILO MARATHON NATIONAL FINALS DEC. 9

December 5, 2018 - 4:21 PM

MANILA — All is set for the staging of the 42nd MILO Marathon national finals on December 9 in Ilocos Norte’s capital city of Laoag. An estimated 12,000 runners, including 800 in the 42K elite category, are joining the country’s biggest and longest running race that will start at the Laoag Centennial Arena and end at […]

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PERASOL OPTIMISTIC ON UP’S CHANCES VS. ATENEO IN GAME 2

December 5, 2018 - 4:20 PM

MANILA — Despite losing the series opener on Saturday night at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City, Coach Bo Perasol believes that the University of the Philippines has what it takes to beat Ateneo de Manila in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) men’s basketball finals. “It’s possible that we can beat […]

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IRAN COMES BACK TO SHOCK GILAS

December 4, 2018 - 4:18 PM

MANILA — Many thought Iran would struggle against Gilas Pilipinas on Monday night with Samad Nikkhah Bahrami and Hamed Haddadi out. Not to mention big men Meisam Mirzaeh and Rouzbeh Arghavan fouling out while putting on an effort to guard Gilas’ big men. But the Iranian side showed heart down the stretch. Iran stunned the Mall […]

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AZKALS LOSES TO VIETNAM AT START OF SUZUKI CUP SEMIS

December 3, 2018 - 6:52 PM

MANILA — The Philippine Azkals found Vietnam too tough even at home.   The Azkals bowed to the Golden Dragons, 1-2, at the start of their two-leg ASEAN Football Federation Championship semifinals at the Panaad Stadium in Bacolod City on Sunday.   Nguyen Anh Duc and Phan Van Duc led Vietnam’s road rage as the team […]

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TNC DENIES PALAD BANNED FROM CHONGQING MAJOR

December 3, 2018 - 6:26 PM

MANILA — TNC Predator denied earlier reports that star offlaner Carlo Palad is banned from the upcoming Chongqing Major. In a statement Sunday, TNC Predator quoted the organizers of the said DOTA 2 tournament in saying “that neither TNC nor Kuku is banned from attending the Major.” However, TNC Predator bared that Palad’s participation could even […]

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IRAN TO PLAY GILAS SANS BAHRAMI, HADDADI

December 3, 2018 - 6:28 PM

MANILA — Gilas has a good chance of beating Iran this time around.  Iran head coach Mehran Shahintab confirmed that his team will miss the services of ace gunner Nikkhah Bahrami and beanpole Hamed Haddadi for its all-important FIBA World Cup Qualifiers match against Gilas Pilipinas on Monday night at the Mall of Asia Arena in […]

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UP, ATENEO CLASH IN UAAP FINALS OPENER SATURDAY

December 1, 2018 - 7:09 PM

MANILA — The University of the Philippines aims to complete a Cinderella finish as it battles Ateneo in Game 1 of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) men’s basketball finals at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City on Saturday.  The 3:30 p.m. game opens a best-of-three series for all the marbles. The […]

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GILAS STUMBLES AT HOME TO KAZAKHSTAN

December 1, 2018 - 7:08 PM

MANILA — Kazakhstan tasted a humiliating defeat to Gilas Pilipinas in the Asian Games on neutral grounds last August.  On Friday night, however, Kazakhstan got its revenge against Gilas, right at the latter’s home floor. Kazakhstan stunned Gilas with a 92-88 victory in their FIBA World Cup Qualifiers clash at the Mall of Asia Arena in […]

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RAY-RAY PARKS FINALLY JOINS PBA DRAFT

November 30, 2018 - 11:10 PM

MANILA — After months and even years of speculations, Ray-Ray Parks finally decided to give the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) a try. Parks, who has been a journeyman in his professional basketball career so far from the NBA G-League to the ASEAN Basketball League and to the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League, officially declared his shot at […]

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P3-M FOR ILOCOS NORTE YOUTH GAMES INSTITUTIONALIZED

November 28, 2018 - 5:10 PM

LAOAG CITY— The provincial government of Ilocos Norte has set aside a fund of at least PHP3 million for the annual conduct of a province-wide youth games starting next year. Through Provincial Ordinance No. 2018-10-058 sponsored by Senior Board Member Matthew Joseph Manotoc, the Ilocos Norte Youth Games, a summer youth sports program of the […]

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