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Solon calls for government assistance in sports development

The Philippines must act fast to keep its athletes from seeking private and foreign support by creating a Department of Sports, Antipolo City Representative Cristina “Chiqui” Roa-Puno urged on Tuesday. “Our world-class athletes are a source of pride and unity for us Filipinos. Isn’t it time we provided them with …

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PH bowling team eager for Asiad action

Filipino bowling legend Paeng Nepomuceno, now the head coach of the Philippine Team, is bracing for a tougher grind in the 2018 Asian Games that officially begins on August 22 at the Jakabaring Sports Complex in Palembang, Indonesia. According to the four-time World Cup champion, a total of 19 countries …

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Perpetual Help ascends to solo third past Mapua

University of Perpetual Help System DALTA climbed to solo third after beating Mapua University, 74-68, in Season 94 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) seniors basketball tournament on Thursday at the FilOil Flying V Center in San Juan City. Kim Aurin stepped up in crunch time helping the Altas foil the …

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Glove Triangle

Manny Pacquiao’s career received a much-needed shot in the arm when he recently demolished Lucas Matthysse in seven rounds. The victory did not only give Pacquiao a piece of the welterweight throne, it also ended a nine-year knockout drought. Suddenly, Pacquiao is a hot item again and you can readily …

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Pinoys rule Asian Games hoops from 1951 to 1962

In streaking to four straight Asian Games title wins in basketball from 1951 to 1962, the Philippines emerged victors in 23 games and losing only once. The Filipinos had, in fact, emerged triumphant in 14 of their 16 outings in crowning themselves kings of the court in three consecutive times …

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Durham returns as Bolts face Dyip in Gov’s Cup opener

Back-to-back Best Import Allen Durham will see action anew as he leads Meralco against Columbian Dyip tonight in the opening day of Season 43 Philippine Basketball Association Governors’ Cup at the Ynares Sports Center in Antipolo. The Bolts, who lost to Barangay Ginebra San Miguel in the finals of the …

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Scratchers, Revellers clash for series lead in Game 3

Battling for the series lead anew, Go For Gold and Che’lu Bar & Grill collide in Game 3 of the 2018 Philippine Basketball Association Developmental League finals at 5 p.m. today at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City. Behind Gab Banal’s fiery shooting, Go For Gold tied the best-of-five …

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SBU stake unblemished record vs SSC-R

San Beda University (SBU) puts its unbeaten slate on the line against San Sebastian College-Recoletos (SSCR), as University of Perpetual Help System DALTA shoots for a solo third versus Mapua University in Season 94 National Collegiate Athletic Association seniors basketball tournament today at the FilOil Flying V Center in San …

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Khan issues warning on Pacquiao, others

British welterweight Amir Khan’ fight against Samuel Vargas is set September 8 yet, but this early, he’s made a warning to Filipino Manny Pacquiao and others who will come his way next. The 31-year-old Khan (32-4, 20 KOs) announced he plans for another knockout victory against Vargas in his renewed …

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Don’t count on Wilder vs Fury yet

If the top fighters from the lower divisions of boxing were not brave enough to clobber each other, the top-tier heavyweights of may be the laughing stock of the sports world. At least in the lower divisions we have seen in the past few years fights between the top dogs …

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