Category Archives: Sportacular

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Vindicated: Pacquiao’s fight for the win

Monday, 14 April 2014 | Written by
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After two years, Pacquiao finally gets his revenge. Winning via unanimous decision against Tim Bradley on April 12 at the MGM Garden Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Pacquiao’s vindication was marked by a painstaking 12-round bout before he proved to the world that he is worthy of the WBO welterweight title. The Pacman is back.   Unfinished business Both fighters…Read More »

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Is the future of local contact sports in peril?

Monday, 7 April 2014 | Written by
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by Zofia Leal Last February, Ako Bicol Partylist filed a bill seeking to ban minors from engaging in full-contact sports like boxing, mixed martial arts, jujitsu, muay thai, judo and other forms of karate. House Bill 3646, filed by Rep Christopher Co and Rodel Batocabe, aims to regulate a minor’s involvement with “leisure, non-competitive sports and in training.” This was…Read More »

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Going extreme: Ultramarathon runs

Saturday, 5 April 2014 | Written by
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Fun runs have become very popular these days. From family runs, doggie marathons to zombie-themed races, running has become a social event for all. But for runners who have trailed every 10km, 21km and 42km. race, there is a more extreme way to go the extra mile – run an ultramarathon! Ultramarathons or ultra distance are races that exceed the…Read More »

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Caluza new int’l figure skater; PH basketball marathon breaks Guiness Record; Azkals friendlies

Sunday, 30 March 2014 | Written by
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Figure skater Chris Caluza finishes 18th in Men’s World Skating Championship After Olympian Michael Chris Martinez, another Filipino skater is making a mark in the international skating arena. Christopher Caluza, 23, was the country’s sole representative to the 2014 ISU World Championships in Saitama, Japan where he finished 19th place in the men’s free skating event. Japan’s Hanyu Yuzuru won the…Read More »

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