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CJ PEREZ TO JOIN GILAS PRACTICE

BATANGAS CITY — Columbian rookie CJ Perez will join the Gilas Pilipinas Men practice on Monday night at the Meralco Gym[...]

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VALENZUELA PIPS MARIKINA IN CLASSIC DOUBLE OVERTIME

October 5, 2018 - 4:08 PM

MANILA — Despite all the unforced errors and the missed free throws, Lady Luck smiled on Valenzuela.   The Classic prevailed in an intense battle against the Marikina Shoemasters, 102-99, to cap off a historic MPBL Datu Cup twinbill at the Valenzuela City Astrodome on Thursday night.   Valenzuela claimed the victory despite giving up 31 […]

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MAGNOLIA ROMPS COLUMBIAN FOR SHARE OF TOP SPOT

October 4, 2018 - 5:51 PM

MANILA — Magnolia Hotshots moved into a tie for first place in the PBA Governors’ Cup after dismantling Columbian Dyip, 113-95, at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City on Wednesday night. The Hotshots quickly set the tone in the first quarter, dropping 31 points on the Dyip before gradually pulling away for good as they […]

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ALASKA KEEPS ROS WINLESS AFTER Q4 BLAST

October 4, 2018 - 5:52 PM

MANILA — A fourth quarter blitz helped Alaska Aces get past Rain or Shine Elasto Painters, 106-89, in their PBA Governors’ Cup battle at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City on Wednesday night. After engaging in a close encounter with the Elasto Painters, the Aces blasted off in the final frame, outscoring the E-Painters, 31-12, […]

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P22M WEIGHTLIFTING TRAINING CENTER COMPLETED IN ZAMBOANGA CITY

October 3, 2018 - 6:42 PM

A PHP22 million weighlifting training center was constructed in Zamboanga City, home to weightlifting talents including the likes of Zamboangueña Hidilyn Diaz (picture), who won the silver medal in the 53-kilogram category in the 2016 Rio Olympics and the country’s first gold medal in this year’s Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia.   ZAMBOANGA CITY — The construction […]

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SEOUL SK NOSES OUT MERALCO FOR FIBA ASIA CC BRONZE

October 3, 2018 - 6:49 PM

MANILA — Even in club basketball play, South Korea knows how to give the Philippines heartbreaks. Reigning Korean Basketball League champion Seoul SK turned back PBA Governors’ Cup runner-up Meralco, 91-87, in the bronze medal match of the FIBA Asia Champions Cup at the Stadium 29 in Nonthaburi, Thailand on Tuesday night. In a battle–and its […]

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ANGARA, JUCUTAN SETTLE FOR RUNNER-UP FINISH IN MALAYSIA TENNIS TOURNEY

October 2, 2018 - 4:36 PM

JUNIOR NETTERS. A group photo of the participants during the PREC 14 and Under Championships at the Kelana Jaya Tennis Complex in Selangor, Malaysia. (Photo courtesy of Leny Montealto) MANILA – Filipinos Edgardo Manuel Angara and Exequiel Jucutan lost to top seeds Vishal Prakash of India and Lin En Tan of Malaysia, 0-6, 6-4 [12-14], in the boys’ doubles […]

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CHAMPION PINOY PADDLERS SEEK PALACE AID

October 2, 2018 - 4:24 PM

MANILA – Members of the Philippine Canoe Kayak Dragon Boat Team has asked Malacañang that they be given well-deserved incentives for winning the overall title of the 2018 International Canoe Federation (ICF) World Dragon Boat Championships held in Georgia, United States on Sept. 13-16. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque on Monday introduced the triumphant Filipino paddlers during […]

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GARCIA SETTLES FOR 3RD PLACE IN THAILAND SQUASH TOURNEY

October 2, 2018 - 4:34 PM

THIRD PLACE. Robert Garcia (second from left) finished third in the men’s singles event of the 2nd Singha International Squash Thailand Open Championships which was held on September 27-30 in Chonburi. From left are coach Edgar Balleber, Garcia, Jemyca Aribao and  Reymark Begornia.(Contributed photo)  MANILA — Robert Garcia finished third in the men’s singles event of the […]

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EALA INVITED TO JOIN ASIAN 16-U TOURING TENNIS TEAM

October 2, 2018 - 4:29 PM

YOUNG TALENTS. Tennis players Michael Francis Eala (left) and sister Alexandra with world’s No. 1 Rafael Nadal. The Eala siblings are in Spain attending the Rafa Nadal Academy in Mallorca. (Photo courtesy of Mike Eala) MANILA — Michael Francis Eala has been invited by the Asian Tennis Federation (ATF) to join the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Asian 16 […]

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IRONMAN 70.3 TICKETS SOLD OUT IN 15 MINS

October 2, 2018 - 2:56 PM

The Ironman 70.3 to be held on March 24, 2019 is a much awaited event not only by the local triathletes but also by international triathletes. During the registration for the event at Seda Abreeza Hotel along J.P. Laurel Ave, Poblacion District, Davao City, on Monday, Princess Galura, general manager of Sunrise Events, revealed that […]

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MERALCO SLIPS TO ALVARK TOKYO IN FIBA ASIA CC PLAY

September 29, 2018 - 5:49 PM

MANILA – Meralco wavered anew in the fourth quarter of its FIBA Asia Champions Cup game on Friday, bowing to Alvark Tokyo, 73-84, at Stadium 29 in Nonthaburi, Thailand. The Bolts once again suffered a late meltdown as imports Allen Durham and Diamond Stone lacked the needed local support, while Alvark began to click from the […]

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ANCAJAS REMAINS IBF JR FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMP DESPITE DRAW VS SANTIAGO

September 29, 2018 - 5:48 PM

MANILA — Jerwin Ancajas did just enough to remain as the International Boxing Federation (IBF) junior featherweight champion, scoring a split draw against Alejandro Santiago at the Oracle Arena in Oakland on Saturday (Philippine time). Although in a not-so-fashionable way, the Panabo, Davao del Norte native defended his belt for the sixth time, surviving a gritty […]

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MAGNOLIA BLASTS ROS, 92-76

September 27, 2018 - 5:57 PM

MANILA — Magnolia Hotshots quickly bounced back from its first loss in the PBA Governors’ Cup, dealing Rain Or Shine Elasto Painters a 92-76 rout at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City on Wednesday night. The Hotshots went on their patented defense early on, limiting the Elasto Painters to just 27 points in the first […]

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BATANG PINOY 2018 CLOSES AMID HEAVY RAINS

September 24, 2018 - 5:30 PM

BATANG PINOY 2018 CLOSING CEREMONY. Philippine Sports  Commissioner Celia Kiram declares the five-day sports event closed on Friday afternoon (September 21, 2018) at the Baguio Athletic Bowl in Burnham Park. (Photo by Primo Agatep)    BAGUIO CITY — The 2018 Batang Pinoy National Championships has formally closed with a simple but meaningful celebration amid the downpour here on Friday afternoon. […]

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PH SEPAK TAKRAW TEAM READY TO DEFEND WORLD TITLE

September 24, 2018 - 5:27 PM

The Philippine Sepak Takraw team (Contributed photo)   MANILA — The Philippines is ready to defend its title in the premier division of the 33rd King’s Cup World Sepak Takraw Championships.   Ranged against the best sepak players from 31 other countries, the Filipinos left for Nakhon Rachasima in Thailand during the weekend in time for today’s […]

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UAAP, UCSAA POSTPONE GAMES

September 15, 2018 - 12:15 PM

MANILA — The University Athletics Association of the Philippines (UAAP) and the Universities, Colleges, Schools Athletic Association (UCSAA) have decided to postpone their scheduled games for Saturday due to Typhoon Ompong. “After due consultation and considering what appears to be a severe weather disturbance, the UAAP deems it best for everyone’s interests to cancel the basketball […]

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