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  • PH may miss Asiad gold target

    The Philippines finally struck gold yesterday, 10 days after the opening of the Asian Games. It came from the most unlikely source, BMX biking, courtesy of Daniel Caluag, a London Olympics entry. Whether this will signal a late onslaught…

  • 5 Pinoys among 16 blacklisted by SK security

    Incheon, South Korea — Sixteen people from four Asian countries, including five from the Philippines, were barred from travelling to South Korea for the Asian Games over suspected links with Islamic militant groups, police said Tuesday. The list of…

  • Fernandez enters semis

    Incheon — Bantamweight Mario Fernandez joined teammate Charly Suarez in the boxing semifinals Tuesday as the Philippines began its final push for the gold medal in the 2014 Asian Games. Fernandez, a 21-year-old find from Bukidnon, upset world No.…

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  • Asian imports for Govs’ Cup eyed

    Asian imports for Govs’ Cup eyed

    Seoul, South Korea — Imagine expansion team Kia Cars reinforced by Korean sharpshooter Cho Sung Min, or Barangay Ginebra San Miguel tapping another scorer in Taiwan’s Lin Chih-Chieh, or maybe Talk ’N Text signing Iran’s veteran playmaker Mehdi Kamrani.…

  • Gilas places 7th, drubs Mongolia

    Incheon, South Korea — Gilas Pilipinas capped a disappointing campaign in the 2014 Asian Games Wednesday with an 84-68 win over Mongolia at the Hwaseong gymnasium. Ranidel de Ocampo fired 25 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as the Nationals…

  • After 44 years, NU reaches Finals

    After 44 years and a lighting problem, the National University (NU) Bulldogs are back in the UAAP Finals. The feisty Bulldogs continued their Cinderella run yesterday, surviving the top-seeded Ateneo Blue Eagles, 65-63, to claim the first finals berth…

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  • Boxers face acid test in quest of Asiad gold

    Boxers face acid test in quest of Asiad gold

    Incheon, South Korea — The Philippines’ quest for the gold medal in boxing rests on four boxers from Mindanao who are gunning for the finals Thursday in the 2014 Asian Games here. Light flyweight Mark Anthony Barriga, who hails…

  • Boxers save day for PH

    Incheon – Bantamweight Mario Fernandez, light flyweight Mark Anthony Barriga and middleweight Wilfredo Lopez joined teammate Charly Suarez in the boxing semifinals Tuesday as the Philippines began its final push for the gold medal in the 2014 Asian Games.…

  • Pacquiao ‘pities Mayweather’, vows to play pro basketball

    Pacquiao ‘pities Mayweather’, vows to play pro basketball

    General Santos City — Manny Pacquiao Monday brushed off Floyd Mayweather’s latest taunts, saying he pitied his American rival as he urged him to read the Bible. Pacquiao also assured fans that he would play a few minutes of…

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  • Palawan net fest set

    The Palawan Pawnshop-Palawan Express Pera Padala regional age-group 2014 kicks off its Kidapawan leg tomorrow with a big field led by the leading junior players in Mindanao vying for top honors in various divisions in Kidapawan in Cotabato City.…

  • Rivera scores double victory

    Shaira Hope Rivera continued to dish out top form and posted another twin kill while No. 2 Kenny Andre Sing upended top seed April Minet Bentillo, 6-0, 6-3, in the Palawan Pawnshop-Palawan Express Pera Padala regional age-group tennis circuit…

  • Age-group tilt in M’lang

    Action in the Palawan Pawnshop-Palawan Express Pera Padala regional age-group tennis circuit resumes today with the staging of the M’lang leg in North Cotabato. The region’s top age-groupers, headed by April Minet Bentillo, AJ Alejandre and Shaira Hope Rivera,…

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  • Cangolf tops WGAP leg

    Canlubang made full use of its familiarity with Cangolf’s South Course, dominating the field to post the first-ever sweep of three divisions in the 2014 Champion Infinity WGAP Circuit in Laguna recently. The Cangolf ladies toppled the Manila Southwoods…

  • Europe routs US

    Europe routs US

    Gleneagles, Scotland— Europe added another layer of Ryder Cup dominance on Sunday behind Rory McIlroy’s big start, two big rallies and a rookie who hit the shot of his life to give this performance a finish it deserved. Jamie…

  • Mickelson unhappy with captain

    Gleneagles, Scotland— US captain Tom Watson suffered a pair of defeats Sunday in the Ryder Cup – first from the Europeans, and then from Phil Mickelson. In a subtle dig at Watson’s leadership style, Mickelson said the Americans have…

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  • Phelps apologizes for DUI arrest

    Baltimore — Olympic great Michael Phelps apologized Tuesday for his latest brush with the law, saying he was “deeply sorry to everyone I have let down” with an arrest for driving under the influence of alcohol. Police charged the…

  • Hamilton eyes win at Japanese G’Prix

    Tokyo — Lewis Hamilton wants a first Japanese Grand Prix victory on the demanding Suzuka track this weekend to complete a hat-trick of wins and pull away from Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg in the drivers’ championship. The 29-year-old Briton…

  • China too good as Blu Girls bow

    Incheon, South Korea — Wang Lan pitched a three-hitter and struck out nine batters as China ended the Philippines’ medal bid in women’s softball Wednesday in the 2014 Asian Games at the Songdo diamond. Lan mixed curve and fast balls…