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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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PACQUIAO TAKES ON THURMAN FOR WBA WELTER SUPER BELT

May 12, 2019 - 7:03 PM

MANILA — Manny Pacquiao is set to take on American Keith Thurman for the World Boxing Association welterweight super title on July 21 (Philippine Time). “This summer just got a little hotter!” Pacquiao, the current WBA regular champ, said on his social media accounts in formally announcing the bout. With the two WBA belts to be […]

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PANTINO WINS SECOND STRAIGHT ITF TITLE

May 11, 2019 - 8:02 PM

BACK-TO-BACK CHAMPION. Arthur Craig Pantino (left) holds his trophy after winning the singles title at the ITF China Junior 8 tournament in Beijing on Saturday. Beside him is coach Jun Toledo, a former Philippine Davis Cupper. (Contributed photo) MANILA — Top seed Arthur Craig Pantino collected his second straight singles title after winning the China Junior 8 tournament […]

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PEÑALOSA, TV5 ESPN KICKS OFF TOURNAMENT FOR GRASS-ROOTS TALENTS

May 10, 2019 - 3:02 PM

DAVAO CITY – Former two-division world champion Gerry Peñalosa and TV5 ESPN  headed by Chot Reyes, is kicking off the tournament for grassroots talents dubbed the Ultimate Boxing Series on June 2. “This will be the first boxing series in the Philippines,” said Peñalosa. The boxers will be paired via draw lots for transparency purposes and […]

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FAJARDO RECEIVES BEST PLAYER AWARD

May 10, 2019 - 2:59 PM

San Miguel Beerman Junemar Fajardo raises his Philippine Basketball Association Philippine Cup Best Player of the Conference award (PNA photo by Jess Escaros Jr.) MANILA — Junemar Fajardo believes that his sixth consecutive Philippine Basketball Association Philippine Cup Best Player of the Conference award is a blessing for him. “Sobrang blessed ko na nakuha ko yung BPC (I […]

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NEW LOGOS FOR SBP, GILAS UNVEILED

May 9, 2019 - 9:17 PM

MANILA — The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas announced a repackaging of sorts on Wednesday night by revealing its new logo. A slight tweak of the old logo, SBP’s new symbol, simply composed of the ball design used in the original one plus a new font on the letters. “The [new] SBP logo is slightly fresh,” said […]

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PRRD APPROVES P1-B ADDT’L FUNDING FOR SEA GAMES

May 9, 2019 - 9:16 PM

MANILA — The country’s hosting of the 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) received a big boost from no less than President Rodrigo Roa Duterte after he approved PHP1 billion additional funding to ensure the success of the biennial tournament slated from Nov. 30 to Dec. 11 this year. This was announced by Philippine Southeast Asian Games […]

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PSC SATISFIED WITH ATHLETES’ PERFORMANCE IN THE ARAFURA GAMES

May 8, 2019 - 12:09 AM

Philippine Sports Commission chairman William Ramirez. DARWIN, Australia—The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) is satisfied with the performance of the athletes who competed in the 2019 Arafura Games. All 91 athletes who participated in the Arafura Games, most of whom are top performers in different regions of the country, captured medals with the Philippines wounding up […]

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MAX’S GROUP PLEDGES P10.5M FOR PH’S QUEST FOR 1ST OLYMPIC GOLD

May 3, 2019 - 6:44 PM

Top officials from the Max’s Group Inc. formally gives the Philippine Olympic Committee a PHP10.5 million investment pledge in a ceremony at the Max’s Kabisera Restaurant in Taguig on Thursday (May 2, 2019). (Photo by Ivan Stewart Saldajeno) MANILA — The Max’s Group Inc. (MGI) pledged its support to the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) in the Filipino […]

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MALALAD HOPES TO UNITE KARATE BEFORE SEA GAMES

May 3, 2019 - 6:43 PM

CALL FOR UNITY. Philippine Karatedo Federation president Gretchen Malalad (2nd from right) talks about plans to unite the two feuding factions in local karate community during the Tabloid Organization in Philippine Sports (TOPS) Forum at the National Press Club on Thursday (May 2, 2019). From left are Community Basketball Association operations director Robert dela Rosa, […]

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MAGNOLIA TAKES FINALS OPENER VS. SMB

May 2, 2019 - 5:41 PM

MANILA — Magnolia Hotshots withstood a late push from Junemar Fajardo to beat San Miguel Beermen, 99-94, in Game 1 of the Philippine Basketball Association Philippine Cup Finals at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City on Wednesday night. The Hotshots appeared to be holding on after a 28-18 third quarter gave them an 80-73 lead, […]

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CERES NEGROS BATTERS SHAN UNITED TO ENTER AFC CUP PLAYOFFS

May 2, 2019 - 5:39 PM

MANILA — An early barrage from Bienve Maranon led Ceres Negros’ charge as the club posted a 5-0 rout of Shan United in the AFC Cup at the Thuwanna YTC Stadium in Yangon, Myanmar on Wednesday. Maranon’s hat trick was more than enough for Negros to pummel Shan, even as Carli De Murga and OJ […]

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KAYA FC CLIMBS SECOND IN GROUP, ELIMINATES LAO TOYOTA

May 2, 2019 - 5:37 PM

Kaya FC-Iloilo forward Jordan Mintah (right) celebrates one of his three goals with his team mates during their match against Lao Toyota FC at the Panaad Park and Stadium in Bacolod City on Tuesday afternoon (April 30, 2019). The Filipino squad thrashed the visitors, 5-1, to move up the second spot in Group H of […]

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UL TO REPRESENT PANGASINAN IN BEACH VOLLEYBALL COMPETITION

April 30, 2019 - 5:30 PM

BEACH VOLLEYBALL. Ten local teams competed in the Ladies Beach Volleyball 2019 held on April 27 and 28, an event at the province of Pangasinan’s Pistay Dayat Celebration. The summer Ladies Beach Volleyball organized by the office of Pangasinan’s second district Representative Leopoldo Baotaoil is now on its 11th year. (Photo by Liwayway Yparraguirre) LINGAYEN, Pangasinan — The […]

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2 FILIPINO PROMOTERS TO GET AWARDS FROM WBC ASIAN BODY

April 30, 2019 - 5:22 PM

DAVAO CITY – Promoters Brico Santig of Benguet and JC Manangquit of General Santos City will receive awards from the WBC Asian Boxing Council on May 22 at the Asia Hotel in Ratchathewee, Bangkok, Thailand. The 43-year-old Santig will receive the “Pacific Region Promoter of the Year 2018” while the 26-year old Manangquil will get the […]

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‘I LEAVE THE COUNTRY TO YOU’, PRRD TO PALARO ATHLETES

April 29, 2019 - 6:04 PM

DAVAO CITY — President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Sunday emphasized the importance of the youth in determining the future of the nation, as he led the opening ceremonies of the 2019 Palarong Pambansa here. Speaking before 15,000 student athletes from 17 different regions at the University of the Philippines Mindanao Sports Complex, President Duterte said when his […]

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