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  • Local bets up for acid test

    Three foreign bets will test the mettle of the country’s elite triathletes when the Unilab Active Health’s (ULAH) Tri United I is held on Sunday at the Dungaree Beach of Subic Bay Freeport. Out to stamp their class in…

  • JRU seeks athletics 5-peat

    Jose Rizal University is out to extend its reign to five years when the NCAA track and field competition unfurls today at the Philsports Complex in Pasig City. Led by Domingo Cabradilla’s three-gold feat, the JRU track and field…

  • PSL goes to Quezon Province

    Top volleyball action will roll to the scenic province of Quezon for the first offering of Philippine Superliga’s Spike on Tour this year. Quezon Province Gov. David “Jay-Jay” Suarez is expected to lead his constituents in welcoming four teams…

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  • Hawks too hot for Heat

    Miami — Paul Millsap scored 22 points, Dennis Schroder added 16 points and 10 assists and the intentionally depleted Atlanta Hawks still had enough to beat the Miami Heat 93-91 on Saturday night. Kent Bazemore scored 15, including a…

  • JRU extends reign to 5 years

    Mark Harry Diones won his fourth gold medal with yet another strong performance in the 4×400-meter relay as Jose Rizal University (JRU) extended its reign in the 90th NCAA track and field competition to five years at the Philsports…

  • Despite his injury, Mark raring to play

    Despite his injury, Mark raring to play

    Barangay Ginebra San Miguel skipper Mark Caguioa is nursing a hip injury, but that will not stop him from playing in the annual PBA All-Star Game in Palawan. Voted as a starter, Caguioa is hoping to contribute for the…

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  • House chums reject tax exemption for Pacquiao

    The House leadership posed yesterday strong opposition to and junked the proposed measure seeking a tax exemption for Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao in his mega-buck fight with undefeated American boxer Floyd Mayweather, Jr. on May 2 in Las Vegas,…

  • No press tour for Manny-Floyd fight

    No press tour for Manny-Floyd fight

    The May 2 showdown between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao is so big the camps of the two stars have opted to do away with the multi-city, cross-country and international press tour that remains a norm to this day…

  • The fight

    The fight

    Pacquiao-Mayweather news here and beyond Floyd pressured Floyd Mayweather was “pressured into this fight” with Manny Pacquiao, Oscar De La Hoya told The Desert Sun newspaper. “I believe that Mayweather was boxed in from the pressure coming from (CBS Chief…

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  • Federer keeps Dubai crown

    Federer keeps Dubai crown

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates— Defending champion Roger Federer won his seventh Dubai Championships title and second of the year in defeating top-ranked Novak Djokovic 6-3, 7-5 on Saturday. This marked the seventh consecutive year – 11th time in 13 years…

  • Gonzales, Saraza eye A-G repeat

    Gonzales, Saraza eye A-G repeat

    Chloe Mae Saraza and Cenon Gonzales hope to sustain their fine form as they gun for repeat wins in their respective divisions in the Palawan Pawnshop-Palawan Express Pera Padala regional age group tennis at the Brookside Hills Tennis Club…

  • Djokovic struggles in bid to win 50th crown

    Dubai — Novak Djokovic returned to the tour after his historic triumph in Melbourne by beginning a bid for his 50th title with a surprisingly testing 6-4, 6-4 win over Canadian Vacek Pospisil. The world No. 1 was twice…

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  • Teen wonder tops N. Zealand Open

    Christchurch, New Zealand — Top-ranked Lydia Ko won the New Zealand Women’s Open on Sunday for her second straight victory. The 17-year-old New Zealander, the Women’s Australian Open winner last week for her sixth LPGA Tour title, closed with…

  • Harrington up by 1 after 66

    Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.— Padraig Harrington is a 36-hole leader on the PGA Tour for the first time in nearly five years and he knows he has a long way to go. A vicious storm Saturday at the Honda…

  • Bill Shaw Memorial offers 6 Benz cars

    Six premium Mercedes-Benz cars worth at least P15 million will be up for grabs as hole-in-one prizes in the 26th staging of the Bill Shaw Memorial, the member-guest tournament of the Wack Wack Golf and Country Club from March…

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  • Hot Robins, Adorna win

    Australian Mitch Robins and local ace Claire Adorna displayed fine form to rule their respective divisions in the ULAH Tri United 1 yesterday at the Dungaree Beach, Subic Bay. Robins, a 26-year-old pro, humbled his rivals the 1.5-kilometer swim,…

  • Star-studded cast in Globalport polo tourney

    Star-studded cast in Globalport polo tourney

    With a bevy of world-class players from Argentina and United Kingdom raring to show their stuff, expect another spirited and tense-filled action as 2015 Globalport Philippine Polo Championship – the country’s biggest polo tournament – starts tomorrow in two…

  • Global raps Army, 5-0

    Defending champion Global FC put the embarrassing defeat in the international scene behind to blank Army, 5-0, last Saturday to retain the solo lead in the United Football League at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. Mexican Renato Gonzales, hailed as…