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  • Swimming: US duo make history with mixed synchro gold

    Bill May and Christina Jones of the United States made history on Sunday when they became the first world champions of a mixed synchronised swimming event. May and Jones scored 88.5108 points to defeat Russia’s Alexander Maltsev and Darina…

  • Cycling: Chris Froome wins 2015 Tour de France

    Cycling: Chris Froome wins 2015 Tour de France

    Chris Froome won his second Tour de France title following Sunday’s 21st and final stage to Paris. Germany’s Andre Greipel won the stage, his fourth this year, ahead of Frenchman Bryan Coquard and Alexander Kristoff of Norway. But Froome…

  • Ateneo spikers test UP’s mettle

    UAAP champion Ateneo tests University of the Philippines’ mettle as they clash for the Group B lead today while NCAA titlist Emilio Aguinaldo College seeks to move on top of Group A against winless Mapua in the Spikers’ Turf…

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  • Alaska, Hontiveros agree to 1-year deal

    Alaska has signed forward Dondon Hontiveros to a fresh one-year contract despite a poor performance against San Miguel Beer in the recent PBA Governors’ Cup Finals. The Cebuano hotshot averaged six points in the semis but was a big…

  • Gilas still strong minus other stars

    National team veteran Ranidel de Ocampo believes that Gilas Pilipinas Coach Tab Baldwin will be able to form a competitive squad for the FIBA Asia Championship despite a string of pullouts by several players. While he is hoping for…

  • Novi Sad vows to win 3×3

    FIBA 3×3 World Tour defending champion Novi Sad has issued a cold-blooded warning to Terrence Romeo and the 2014 Manila Masters winner Manila West team. “We will do whatever it takes to win, that’s the only thing I can…

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  • Pacquiao defies Arum, turns down trip to US

    As Bob Arum fumes over the reluctance of his money-maker to take a quick trip to the US to see his doctor, Manny Pacquiao appears to be doing pretty good in his recovery and is considering to have local…

  • Brian Viloria stops Soto in 1st round

    Brian Viloria stops Soto in 1st round

    Former world champion Brian Viloria made sure he would beat Mexican Omar Soto in convincing fashion this time as the Fil-Hawaiian floored his rival thrice in the first round of their flyweight bout held at the Florentine Gardens in…

  • Abap gets boost as AFP releases boxers

    The national boxers who are with the military are now all accounted for and they are in Baguio City catching up with their training for the Asian championships in Bangkok set to reel off next month. The Association of…

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  • Nadal slips past Verdasco

    Hamburg — Top seed Rafael Nadal, bidding to rediscover some semblance of his former all-conquering form, recovered from losing the first set to beat fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco 3-6, 6-1, 6-1 and reach the second round of Hamburg’s ATP…

  • IPTL exec optimistic fans will  continue to support Mavericks

    IPTL exec optimistic fans will continue to support Mavericks

    With world No. 1 and Grand Slam-seeking Serena Williams leading the Philippine Mavericks this time, local organizers of the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) Manila leg are optimistic that Filipino fans will continue to support the tournament when the…

  • Serena to banner Mavericks as world-class tennis returns

    With world No. 1 and Grand Slam-seeking Serena Williams leading the Philippine Mavericks this time, local organizers of the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) Manila leg are optimistic that Filipino fans will continue to support the tournament when the…

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  • Tiger running out of time to salvage season

    Tiger running out of time to salvage season

    Gainesville, Virginia — Tiger Woods knows he’s played poorly over the past two years. Now, he’s facing the prospect of an early end to his season. Normally, the Quicken Loans National would be the beginning of a busy stretch…

  • Pagunsan back, heads ICTSI Classic in Lipa

    Juvic Pagunsan has agreed to pay the P25,000 fine levied on him by the Philippine Golf Tour for a series of unsportsmanlike conduct two years ago, paving the way for his return to the local tour beginning with the…

  • Big Day for Fil-Aussie

    Big Day for Fil-Aussie

    Oakville, Ontario — Jason Day made himself right at home in the Canadian Open – at David Hearn’s expense. The Filipino-Australian birdied the final three holes to win the national championship Sunday at Glen Abbey, spoiling Hearn’s bid to…

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  • Benilde trounces Arellano

    Benilde trounces Arellano

    Games Monday (The Arena, San Juan) 1 p.m. – St. Benilde vs La Salle 3 p.m. – NCBA vs EAC 5 p.m. – UE vs Mapua College of St. Benilde bounced back from a disappointing performance the previous game…

  • Azkals’ World Cup chances promising − team manager

    After their back-to-back victories, including a 2-1 shocker over a Bahrain side, Philippine Azkals team manager Dan Palami has described their chances of qualifying to the Russia World Cup in 2018 as “promising.” With the team’s fine start, Palami…

  • PATAFA to recruit collegians

    The Philippine Amateur Track and Field Association (PATAFA) is planning to recruit 26 athletes from the collegiate ranks for its next generation of runners and jumpers. At the same time, track officials also said that non-performing veterans will be…