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  • Teen F1 driver set debut

    Singapore — Teenager Max Verstappen is set to make his debut as a Formula One racing driver during free practice at the Japanese Grand Prix next month. The 16-year-old son of former Benetton driver Jos Verstappen will become the…

  • New shooting star powers China assault

    Incheon, South Korea — Zhang Menyuang became China’s new shooting hero Saturday as the continental giant claimed three Asian Games gold medals to quickly establish its domination in Incheon. The 24-year-old Zhang won the women’s individual 10 metre air…

  • Iran official expelled for harassment

    Incheon, South Korea — Asia’s Olympics chief pleaded for good behaviour at the Asian Games Friday after an official was kicked out for sexual harassment and a footballer was accused of groping. Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) president Sheikh…

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  • NU hurdles UE, next is Ateneo

    NU hurdles UE, next is Ateneo

    National University became the last survivor of the thrilling UAAP Final Four race that came down to the last shot. The Bulldogs rejoined like men who hit the jackpot after turning the storybook run of the University of the…

  • AU vs Lyceum postponed

    For the third time in six days, another set of NCAA games has been postponed due to bad weather. The announcement was made although there was near sunshine the whole day yesterday. The lone seniors game yesterday, the clash…

  • UE, NU clash for last semis today

    UE, NU clash for last semis today

    Game Today (Smart Araneta Coliseum) 4 p.m. – UE vs NU If the weather cooperates, expect University of the East (UE) and National University (NU) to lay it all on the line as they dispute the last UAAP Final…

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  • Nevada commission to probe Mayweather

    Las Vegas — Once again, Floyd Mayweather Jr. has some explaining to do. Nevada boxing regulators have ordered Mayweather to appear before them next week to answer questions about scenes aired on the Showtime network prior to his fight…

  • Donaire, Walters clash for undisputed title

    Donaire, Walters clash for undisputed title

    Nonito Donaire says he is the premier featherweight in the world, while Jamaican knockout king Nicholas Walters claims he is the real deal. They get the chance to show who will it be when Donaire and Walters slug it…

  • Guards of Blackwater excited to face Pacquiao

    Guards of Blackwater excited to face Pacquiao

    Before he heads to Macau to face American Chris Algieri in November, eight-division boxing champion Manny Pacquiao will embark on a different challenge. That challenge will be on the hardcourt when Pacquiao leads the Kia Sorentos against fellow expansion…

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  • Tennis saves day for PH team

    Incheon — The Philippines bombed out in rowing and shooting Saturday but got a consolation in tennis when the men’s team swept Mongolia at the start of hostilities in the 2014 Asian Games. Halfway through the day, China has…

  • Foreign-based netters carry PH tennis hopes

    Foreign-based netters carry PH tennis hopes

    Incheon, South Korea – Denise Dy and Katharina Lehnert barely worked up a sweat Saturday morning after being given only 30 minutes to practice at Court 7 of the Yeorumul tennis courts, site of the tennis competition of the…

  • Cuppers battle Lankans anew

    The Philippine Davis Cup team will once again face Sri Lanka in the first round of the Asia Oceania Group II tie, marking the second straight year that the two nations meet in the annual team competition. The match…

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  • Gialon holds on to end 2-year slump

    Gialon holds on to end 2-year slump

    San Rafael, Bulacan – Zanie Boy Gialon nearly squandered his overnight lead but held on with gutsy pars in the closing holes to capture the storm-hit ICTSI Royal Northwoods Championship by one stroke with a closing round two-under-par 70…

  • Hur, Lewis share lead

    Prattville, United States — Stacy Lewis and South Korea’s Hur Mi-Jung share the lead after shooting bogey-free eight-under 64s on Thursday during the opening round of the LPGA Tour’s Yokohama Tire Classic. American Lewis won this title the last…

  • Wack Wack’s President Cup slated

    Keen competition is expected when Wack Wack Golf and Country Club’s signature tournament, the President’s Cup, is held tomorrow with a huge field set to see action at Wack Wack’s West Course. WWGCC Sports and Games Committee chairman Sen.…

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  • NCA stag derby

    Featuring ace breeders from Luzon , Visayas and Mindanao, the National Cockers Alliance (NCA) is staging a six-stag derby this Tuesday at the world-class Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig. Hosted by Osang dela Cruz and Procis Aquino, Claude Bautista…

  • Lizardo hopes to be third time lucky

    Lizardo hopes to be third time lucky

    Incheon, South Korea — Like many athletes who got stranded when Storm “Mario” turned Metro Manila into one giant swimming pool Friday, John Paul Lizardo was left to his own devices at home. The 28-year-old taekwondo star nicknamed Japoy…

  • 13 Pinoys start Asiad campaign today

    13 Pinoys start Asiad campaign today

    Incheon — Weightlifter Nestor Colonia kicks off the Philippines’ medal campaign in the Asian Games Saturday when he competes in the 56-kilogram division at the Moonlight Festival Garden. Twelve other Filipino athletes see action in four sports, but only…