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Women s futsal duo looks to put Palawan on sports map

In terms of sports, the best known personality to have come from this province is former University of the Philippines Fighting Maroon and Rain or Shine Elasto Painter Jireh Ibanes. Ibanes won various awards and two titles as part of the Elasto Painters in the Philippine Basketball Association......»»

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The Olympic race (to vaccinate)

Filipino national athletes have resumed training in earnest, many in preparation for the Olympic qualifiers that will run from March to June all over the world......»»

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Allianz backs Olympics, Paralympics

Allianz officially began its eight-year worldwide partnership with the Olympic and Paralympic Movements on Jan. 1, building on a collaboration with the Paralympic Movement since 2006......»»

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Cuarto to fight like Manny

Challenger Rene Mark Cuarto plans to use super WBA welterweight champion Sen. Manny Pacquiao’s fighting style and technique in attempting to dethrone IBF minimumweight titleholder Pedro Taduran in their scheduled 12-round all-Filipino duel in General Santos City on Feb. 27. Pacquiao’s training assistant Nonoy Neri is preparing Cuarto for the crack at the crown and will be in his corner......»»

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Two other PSC employees face multiple charges

The Philippine Sports Commission yesterday revealed it has caught two more employees, Michaelle Jones Velarde and Lymuel Seguilla, who were allegedly involved in the payroll scam exposed in July last year......»»

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FIBA tilt stymied by travel ban

The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas is closely coordinating with authorities as it prepares for the hosting of next month’s FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers amid threat of the new COVID-19 variant and travel ban on countries with known cases......»»

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Pumaren stays as Adamson Falcons coach

Franz Pumaren may be considering plans to retire. But, he will remain head coach of the Adamson University Falcons for another two years......»»

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Fernandez sees smaller medal haul in Vietnam

With fewer events offered, the Philippines will have reduced chances of winning medals in the 31st Southeast Asian Games in Vietnam......»»

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Sports and the pandemic (Part II)

Since becoming global, the coronavirus has turned everything upside down, and sports became one of its major casualties—events were either postponed or cancelled, some because of lack of sponsors and others because the athletes were suddenly nowhere to be found......»»

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Adiwang fights in honor of late mother

Team Lakay upstart Lito “Thunder Kid” Adiwang had a rough start to the year, as the 27-year-old from Baguio City, Philippines recently lost his mother Leticia, who has suffered multiple strokes since 2016. She passed away on December 30, just before a tumultuous year ended for Adiwang......»»

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Nets await Harden trade with dominant victory

Los Angeles, United States—The Brooklyn Nets limbered up for the expected arrival of James Harden in a blockbuster NBA trade with a 116-109 victory over the New York Knicks on Wednesday (Thursday Philippine time)......»»

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French motorcyclist dies after Dakar Rally fall

Paris---French motorcyclist Pierre Cherpin has died from his injuries after a fall during the Dakar Rally, becoming the notoriously perilous race’s first fatality this year, organisers said on Friday......»»

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PSC case vs payroll cheats goes to RTC

The Department of Justice found probable cause on the complaint filed by the Philippine Sports Commission and the National Bureau of Investigation against former employees involved in a payroll padding scheme......»»

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National boxers raring to train

Members of the national boxing team have started to arrive for the Olympic training bubble at the Inspire Sports Academy in Calamba, Laguna yesterday......»»

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PH athletics team gets bubble nod

Members of the national athletics team will finally be able to go into physical training late this month......»»

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Wood stars as Rockets thump Spurs, 109-105

Los Angeles---The Houston Rockets put this week’s franchise-altering trade in the rear view mirror on Thursday night as they kicked off their post-James Harden era with a gutsy comeback NBA win over the San Antonio Spurs......»»

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3 bodies dumped  on Plaridel Bypass Road in Bulacan

By FREDDIE C. VELEZ BUSTOS, Bulacan – The bodies of a man and two women believed to be “salvage” or summary execution victims were found on the Plaridel Bypass Road in Barangay Malamig here Friday. Police Major Jude Bryan Maguddayao, chief of police here, said the victims were all handcuffed and bore several bullet wounds. […].....»»

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Jokic’s triple-double propels Nuggets past Curry, Warriors

Jokic scattered 23 points, 14 rebounds, 10 assists and three steals to help the Nuggets parry a 35-point explosion from Stephen Curry......»»

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Forecast: Video game, esports scene to remain undisputed in 2021

With everyone getting used to staying indoors, practicing social distancing and adhering to strict health and safety measures, the past year can only be considered as a preview for a stronger gaming and esports scene this 2021......»»

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Alden Richards delights viewers with & lsquo;Alden& rsquo;s Reality: The TV Special& rsquo;

Following the overwhelming success of his sold-out and record-setting virtual reality concert, screen star Alden Richards welcomes the New Year with a bang giving an early treat to Kapuso viewers via Alden’s Reality: The TV Special airing on Sunday (Jan. 17) on GMA Network......»»

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