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  • Arellano too much for SSC

    Games on July 12 (The Arena, San Juan) 12 noon – Mapua vs Lyceum 2 p.m. – EAC vs San Beda 4 p.m. – JRU vs St. Benilde Four players scored in double figures in Arellano University’s blowout win yesterday, but it was Jio …

  • Lassiter scores 16 in return

    Marcio Lassiter played his first game since recovering from bronchopneumonia as San Miguel Beer downed Blackwater, 106-92, yesterday in an exhibition game at the Technological Institute of the Philippines gym in Manila. The 6-foot-1 shooting guard scored 16 points in an …

  • France points to Canada as favorite

    France points to Canada as favorite

    It’s Canada, not France. French national coach Vincent Collet thinks that Canada – and not them – should be the favorites in the Manila leg of the Olympic Qualifying Tournament (OQT) set July 5 to 10 at the Mall of Asia …

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  • Pacquiao ignores fight talks, recalls poll battle

    Pacquiao ignores fight talks, recalls poll battle

    Manny Pacquiao is used to his rivals’ dirty tactics in the ring, but he never thought politics could also be as dirty as he regaled his listeners to tales of his last election campaign. Although he did not go into details, …

  • Will Pacquiao bite Arum’s Oct. 15 offer to fight again?

    Will Pacquiao bite Arum’s Oct. 15 offer to fight again?

    Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum has booked the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas for a possible Manny Pacquiao Oct. 15 headliner, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported over the weekend. While Pacquiao is officially retired from the sport, Arum, …

  • Alvarez to take on unbeaten ‘Beefy’ Smith

    Los Angeles — Hard-hitting Saul “Canelo’’ Alvarez will attempt to claim a third middleweight world title when he takes on the undefeated Liam “Beefy’’ Smith of Britain on September 17, promoters said Friday. No venue was named for the bout in …

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  • French Open champ falls in London

    French Open champ falls in London

    London — Andy Murray reached the Wimbledon last 32 Thursday while Serena Williams’ path to a record-equaling 22nd Grand Slam was eased by a shock defeat for world number two Garbine Muguruza. Murray, the world number two and champion in 2013, …

  • Serena posts 80th Wimby win

    Serena posts 80th Wimby win

    London — Defending champion Serena Williams racked up her 80th Wimbledon victory Tuesday while Andy Murray also raced into the second round before torrential rain wiped out almost half the program at the All England Club. World number one and six-time …

  • Djokovic, Federer drawn to meet in Wimby semis

    London — Defending champion Novak Djokovic and seven-time winner Roger Federer were on Friday drawn to meet in the semi-finals of this year’s Wimbledon which starts on Monday. World number one Djokovic, who is bidding to take another step closer to …

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  • Day skipping Rio Olympics

    Akron, Ohio — Jason Day pulled out of the Olympics on Tuesday because of the Zika virus, costing golf its No. 1 player as it returns from a century-long absence at the games. The sport has lost two of its biggest …

  • Tabuena, Que likely to play in Olympics

    Tabuena, Que likely to play in Olympics

    With just two weeks to go before the final list of golfers that will compete in the Rio Olympics is released, Miguel Tabuena, the country’s top golfer appeared almost certain of making it to the Philippine Olympic team. Tabuena, 21, who …

  • Ko matches course record

    Rogers, Arkansas — Lydia Ko is comfortable on any golf course she steps onto these days. The top-ranked player feels exceptionally at home at Pinnacle Country Club in the LPGA Tour’s NW Arkansas Championship, and that comfort level has shown in …

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  • BaliPure, Air Force eye Shakey’s finals

    BaliPure, Air Force eye Shakey’s finals

    Games Today (The Arena, San Juan) 10 a.m. – Air Force vs IEM (S. Turf) 1 p.m. – Cignal vs Sta. Elena (S. Turf) 4 p.m. – Air Force vs Laoag (V-League) 6:30 p.m. – BaliPure vs Pocari (V-League) Air Force and BaliPure expect their respective …

  • Ceres blanks Brunei, 3-0

    Stephan Schrock scored two goals as Ceres-La Salle moved closer towards advancing to the semifinals after a 3-0 victory over Brunei DPMM on Thursday in the first leg of the Singapore Cup quarterfinals at the Jalan Besar Stadium. Schrock found the …

  • Ronaldo, Portugal gain Euro semis

    Ronaldo, Portugal gain Euro semis

    Marseille, France — Portugal likes to leave it late at this European Championship, whether Cristiano Ronaldo is having a good game or not. The Portuguese have been level after 90 minutes in every game this tournament, a run that continued Thursday …