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Not A Throwback: The 2015 PBA Philippine Cup Finals

Saturday, 24 January 2015 | Written by
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It was a matchup nobody thought they’d see again this day and age. Then again, with the balance of the league not favoring any particular team, we’re bound to see unexpected Finals matchups. The San Miguel Beermen and the Alaska Aces proved to be the best All-Filipino teams in this year’s conference, and they advanced to face each other in…Read More »

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Pacquiao-Mayweather super fight in 2015

Tuesday, 23 December 2014 | Written by
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A super fight is in the works. Floyd Mayweather, Jr. (47-0-0) has publicly challenged Manny Pacquiao (57-5-2) to fight him on May 2, 2015. Boxing fans and enthusiasts are all looking forward to this super fight. Ever since Manny Pacquiao became the world’s best pound-per-pound fighter, fans wished for him to come face to face with undefeated champion Floyd Mayweather,…Read More »

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First International Premier Tennis League launches in Manila

Saturday, 29 November 2014 | Written by
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Powerhouse tennis stars around the world including Russia’s Maria Sharapova and Scotland’s Andy Murray have flown to Manila for the launch of The International Premiere Tennis Legue (IPTL) this Thursday. The Manila Leg has started its string of matches yesterday with Teams Indian Aces playing against DBS Singapore Slammers and Team Manila Mavericks versus United Arab Emirates Royals in the…Read More »

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Pacman to defend WBO title against Algieri

Thursday, 20 November 2014 | Written by
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Pinoy boxing champ Manny Pacquiao (56-5-2) will be defending his WBO welterweight title once again against American boxer Chris AlgIeri (20-0), a newly-crowned WBO junior welterweight champion, on November 23, 2014 in Cotai Arena in Macau, China. Confident Pacquiao camp  Pacquiao’s camp is not worried. Coach Freddie Roach expects a sensational performance from Pacman despite Algieri’s height and reach advantage.…Read More »

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The PBA is back

Thursday, 23 October 2014 | Written by
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After a historic end to the 2014 PBA season that saw San Mig Coffee Mixers claim their first ever Grandslam by winning all three conferences, the new PBA season kicks off in historic fashion of its own. The 40th season of the PBA kicked off the festivities in the larger-than-life Philippine Arena in Bulacan. The massive structure expected a huge…Read More »

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Nonito Donaire loses belt to Nicholas Walters

Tuesday, 21 October 2014 | Written by
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World Boxing Association (WBA) super-welterweight champion Nonito Donaire (33-3-21 KOs) was shocked as he was beaten down and brought to the canvas by his Jamaican opponent, the undefeated Nicholas Walters (25-0, 21 KOs), last Saturday, October 18, at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. “He knocked the (hell) out of me,” said Donaire. “I was at my best. I never…Read More »

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An Unexpected Match-up: NU vs. FEU

Saturday, 4 October 2014 | Written by
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There will be a green versus blue affair in the UAAP Finals. Unfortunately, their other color is yellow instead of white. The boys from Morayta and Sampaloc came through to beat their more celebrated rivals in their do-or-die matchups last Wednesday, October 1. As a result, the much anticipated matchup between fierce rivals Ateneo and La Salle will have to…Read More »

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[More than just rankings] PH Asian Games Campaign

Friday, 26 September 2014 | Written by
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The 2014 Asian Games kicked off last Thursday in Incheon, South Korea. The event features delegations from all 45 nations of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), which only strengthens its slogan, “Diversity shines here.” Team Philippines sent out a relatively small delegation of about 150 athletes to compete in about 25 sports, which is lower than our 188 delegates in…Read More »

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FIBA Asia U-18: Journey of Batang Gilas to recognition

Thursday, 4 September 2014 | Written by
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While Team Gilas got eliminated in Spain after a heartbreaking loss to Puerto Rico, our future stars fought for their own ticket to a World Championship berth. Batang Gilas, the Philippines’ Under-18 team, competed in the FIBA Asia U-18 Championship held in Doha, Qutar last August 19 to 28. The top three finishers of the tournament will earn a spot…Read More »

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