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UST rules UAAP judo

The University of Santo Tomas (UST) Tiger Judokas dominated Season 81 University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) judo tournament, capturing the championships in the women’s, men’s and boys’ divisions over the weekend at the Enrique M. Razon Sports Center inside De La Salle University in Manila. The Lady Judokas …

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Dula, Mojdeh named Most Bemedalled Swimmers in Dubai meet

Philippine Swimming League standouts Marc Bryan Dula and Micaela Jasmine Mojdeh were named Most Bemedalled Swimmers in the 2018 Hamilton Aquatics Winter Long Course Swimming Championships held at the Hamilton Aquatics Center in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Dula, a Masville Elementary School-Paranaque student, was the brightest star in the competition, …

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Barriga seeks rematch vs Licona

International matchmaker Sean Gibbons said the camp of Mark Anthony Barriga has already filed a petition with the International Boxing Federation (IBF) for an immediate rematch with Mexican IBF minimumweight champion Carlos Licona. Barriga lost to Licona via split decision last week in an IBF world title bout at the …

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Aces deal Hotshots worst beating in Game 2 of finals

The Alaska Aces found an unlikely hero in dealing Magnolia Hotshots and the Purefoods franchise its worst 29-point, 100-71 loss in any PBA finals appearance on Sunday at the Ynares Center. Third year pro Carl Bryan Cruz, who in this Governors’ Cup best-of-five gold medal series had been fielded only …

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Warriors show who the real bosses are

Eleven games following Stephen Curry’s hibernation due to groin injury, the defending NBA champions Golden State Warriors were humbled and shamed no end by the opposition, including the Milwaukee Bucks, who dealt them their worst loss of the 2019 season. Four games after the two-time MVP’ return, the ‘embarrassed’ Warriors …

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Bucks edge Raptors in battle of top Eastern teams

LOS ANGELES: The Milwaukee Bucks bounced back from a disappointing defeat with a big win in Toronto on Sunday (Monday in Manila), edging the Raptors 104-99 in a battle of the NBA’s top Eastern Conference teams. The Raptors still own the best record in the league at 21-7, but they …

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Parks could be released from ABL duties soon

Bobby Ray Parks Jr., the son of the late seven-time Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Best import Bobby Ray Sr. could be released early from his playing obligations with San Miguel Alab Pilipinas in the Asean Basketball League (ABL) depending on the result of an ongoing negotiation. “We are working on …

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Intact Cool Smashers eye more PVL crowns

As Creamline prepares to build up on its two-conference sweep of the just-concluded Premier Volleyball League season, its rivals are bracing for a post Tai Bundit era to halt what many see as an emerging dynasty in local women’s volley loop. With Alyssa Valdez, jia Morado, Jema Galanza, Michelle Gumabao, …

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Tabal, Poliquit rule National Milo Marathon anew

LAOAG CITY: Olympian runner Mary Joy Tabal seized her sixth straight crown while Rafael Poliquit reclaimed the title as the two emerged as the queen and king of the 42nd National Milo Marathon here in Ilocos Norte’s capital. Tabal posted two hours, 56 minutes and 31 seconds to rule the …

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