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Hong Kong rioters vow no surrender

By AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE September 02, 2019 HONG Kong: The island state was reeling Sunday from some of the worst clashes to rock the city in three months of anti-government protests, with many vandalism in walls painted ‘’we shall never surrender,” which observers said indication that the protests are far from …

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Gilas Pilipinas battles powerhouse Serbia

By JOSEF T. RAMOS, TMT September 02, 2019 Gilas Pilipinas faces another daunting task as it meets Serbia in the preliminary round of the 2019 International Basketball Federation (FIBA) World Cup today at the Foshan International Sports and Cultural Arena in China. The game is set at 7:30 p.m. Gilas …

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Magsayo beats Uthok for WBC Asia belt

By JOSEF T. RAMOS, TMT September 02, 2019 Unbeaten Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo outclassed Panya Uthok via unanimous decision on Saturday evening to capture the vacant World Boxing Council Asia featherweight title at Bohol Wisdom Gymnasium in Tagbiliran City. Magsayo, 24, delivered a clinical performance against his Thai opponent all throughout …

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Osaka thrashes tearful Gauff at US Open, Nadal coasts

By AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE September 02, 2019 NEW YORK: Defending champion Naomi Osaka consoled a tearful Coco Gauff after a crushing US Open victory on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) in a showdown billed as “the future of women’s tennis” while Rafael Nadal cruised into the last 16. World number one Osaka …

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Scorpions, Saints gun for QF incentives

By JEREMIAH M. SEVILLA September 02, 2019 Playoff-bound teams Centro Escolar University (CEU) and BRT Sumisip Basilan-St. Clare College gun for a twice-to-beat advantage when they battle separate foes in the 2019 Philippine Basketball Association Developmental League (PBA D-League) Foundation Cup at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City. The …

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Arbitral award vs China: We shot ourselves in the foot

By RIGOBERTO D. TIGLAO September 02, 2019 RIGOBERTO D. TIGLAO First of a series on the Aquino-Del Rosario foreign policy fiasco MORE precisely, not really “us” but former President Benigno Aquino 3rd and his incompetent foreign secretary Albert del Rosario who shot our Republic in the foot by filing in …

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No. 9 Notre Dame moves on from CFP loss against Louisville

View photos FILE – In this July 17, 2019, file photo, Louisville head coach Scott Satterfield speaks during the Atlantic Coast Conference NCAA college football media day in Charlotte, N.C. Another season begins for the Louisville Cardinals with another new defensive coordinator and system to learn. Satterfield expects growing pains …

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Protests vs Johnson, Brexit worsen

By ASSOCIATED PRESS September 02, 2019 LONDON: Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s provocative decision to suspend the British Parliament for a time before the country’s deadline for leaving the European Union (EU) came under fire Saturday in London and other cities where protesters took to the streets. The demonstrations were called …

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Ateneo tagged as team to beat in UAAP Season 82

By JEREMIAH M. SEVILLA September 02, 2019 All eyes will be on the three peat-seeking Ateneo de Manila University in Season 82 University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) men’s basketball tournament that will fire off on Wednesday. Capturing back-to-back championships in the past two years, the season hosts Blue …

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