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  • Pagunsan shares 13th spot

    Juvic Pagunsan of the Philippines shot a 71 to share 13th and 15th places yesterday in the Kansai Open in Shiga Prefecture in Japan. Pagunsan, 37, had shot a 89 in the opening round and a sizzling 66 in…

  • Constantino 8 shots up

    Lipa City — Harmie Constantino carded a record-tying 65 to pad her lead to eight shots after two rounds of the women’s championship division of the Sta. Lucia Amateur Tour at the Summit Point Golf and Country Club here.…

  • Team S. Africa rules futsal tilt

    Team South Africa captured its second straight title in the under-11 division to highlight the second Ambassadors Cup futsal tournament held recently at the University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P). Led by players from San Ildefonso Parish, South…

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  • Carnival nip Elite in double overtime

    Games Today (Smart Araneta Coliseum) 4:15 p.m. – Barako Bull vs San Miguel 7 p.m. – Star vs Alaska After botching two game winners in regulation and the first overtime, Kia Carnival’s Taiwanese import Jet Chang turned to somebody…

  • Barako Bull targets a franchise record

    Barako Bull targets a franchise record

    Games Today (Smart Araneta Coliseum) 4:15 p.m. – Barako Bull vs San Miguel 7 p.m. – Star vs Alaska Is Barako Bull a legitimate title contender or a mere pretender? The unbeaten Energy want to prove the former as…

  • Dirty play? not so, says LeBron

    Cleveland — Four-time NBA Most Valuable Player LeBron James defended Cleveland Cavaliers teammate Matthew Dellavedova of Australia after cries of dirty play from the Atlanta Hawks over two dives for loose balls. James scored 37 points, grabbed 18 rebounds…

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  • Melindo eyes light-fly title

    Milan Melindo admits he is nervous – but just a bit. But scared, Melindo is not as the Cebu-based puncher attempts to dethrone International Boxing Federation (IBF) light-flyweight king Javier Mendoza of Mexico this Saturday night (Sunday in the…

  • DeGale makes british history

    Boston — James DeGale became the first British fighter to win Olympic gold and a professional title, defeating Andre Dirrell on Saturday to claim the vacant International Boxing Federation super middleweight crown. The 29-year-old Englishman knocked down the American…

  • Mayweather-Pacquiao fight damaged the sport – Hatton

    Mayweather-Pacquiao fight damaged the sport – Hatton

    Former British world champion Ricky Hatton – who was knocked out by Floyd Mayweather Jr. in 2007 and Manny Pacquiao two years later – says that the bout between the two last May 2 in Las Vegas did not…

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  • Bohol to host Palawan tourney

    Bohol braces for another four-day battle of power and strokes as it hosts the Palawan Pawnshop-Palawan Express Pera Padala regional age group presented by Technifibre beginning this Saturday at the Sto. Niño Tennis Club in Ubay. A banner field…

  • Fan’s selfie angers Federer at French Open

    Fan’s selfie angers Federer at French Open

    Paris — Roger Federer blasted French Open organizers Sunday after a fan breached tight security and raced on to court to grab a ‘selfie’ with the Swiss great. The 17-time Grand Slam winner had just completed a routine 6-3,…

  • Clock ticks for Roger at French Open

    Clock ticks for Roger at French Open

    Paris — There are two distinct sounds when Roger Federer graces the courts of Roland Garros. One is the pop of backhands and forehands kicking up puffs of red clay. The other, getting ever louder, is the scratchy tick…

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  • Cyna, Jayvie renew rivalry

    Cyna, Jayvie renew rivalry

    Multi-leg winner Cyna Rodriguez sets out as the top favorite but Jayvie Agojo is out to defend her first and only title and Chihiro Ikeda tries to nail the elusive one as the ICTSI Ladies Philippine Golf Tour resumes…

  • Kirk tops Colonial

    Fort Worth, Texas — Chris Kirk was prepared to need a putt for a playoff at Colonial. No extra holes were necessary Sunday for Kirk to get his fourth PGA Tour victory. Kirk made up for an errant tee…

  • Korean wins by 6, urges other Asians to try Europe

    Korean wins by 6, urges other Asians to try Europe

    Virginia Water, England — Byeong Hun An shot a 7-under 65 to win the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth on Sunday with a tournament record total of 21 under. The South Korean made five birdies and an eagle in…

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  • Cagayan, PLDT seal Spikers’ title clash

    By CHRISTIAN JACINTO and LANCE AGCAOILI Games Tomorrow (The Arena, San Juan) 2 p.m. – Cignal vs Air Force 4 p.m. – Cagayan vs PLDT Cagayan Valley and PLDT dropped their opening sets but recovered mightily to beat their…

  • Officials aim high, but will athletes deliver in SEAG?

    Filipino athletes bound for the 28th Southeast Asian Games in Singapore next month, gather today for the traditional sendoff rites where they will be extolled by sports officials, urged to play hard and win honor for the country. President…

  • Yankees rip Royals, end 6-game skid

    New York — Brett Gardner got a little silly after hitting the Yankees’ third homer of the first inning, enthusiastically high-fiving his teammates as if he were trying to slap away the memory of a lost weekend of baseball.…