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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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  • SBP sees no problem if top players decline playing for Gilas

    SBP sees no problem if top players decline playing for Gilas

    Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) Executive Director Sonny Barrios said yesterday that Gilas Pilipinas Coach Tab Baldwin will have “to deal with the cards that were dealt to him” after several players reportedly have turned down invitations to play…

  • Bombers wallop Blazers

    Bombers wallop Blazers

    Games Friday (The Arena, San Juan) 12 noon – San Sebastian vs EAC 2 p.m. – Lyceum vs Mapua 4 p.m. – Letran vs Arellano Tey Teodoro produced another stellar performance as Jose Rizal University crushed slumping College of…

  • Red Cubs stay unbeaten

    Defending champion San Beda needed a huge third quarter performance to turn back University of Perpetual Help, 85-61, and extend its unbeaten mark to six games yesterday in the NCAA juniors basketball tournament at The Arena in San Juan.…

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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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  • 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…

  • Sharapova, BF part ways

    Sofia — Maria Sharapova and boyfriend Grigor Dimitrov have split up after dating for over two years, Dimitrov confirmed to Bulgarian media over the weekend. “Our paths parted,” Bulgarian tennis star Dimitrov told www.tenniskafe.com website after rumours about the…

  • Venus falls in Istanbul

    Istanbul — Top seed Venus Williams’s bid to win the WTA Istanbul Cup ended at the first hurdle on Tuesday as the American icon lost 6-4, 7-6 (7/4) to Ukrainian qualifier Kateryna Bondarenko. Williams, ranked 14 in the world,…

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  • 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…

  • Cedo stuns seeded rivals, gains quarters

    Cedo stuns seeded rivals, gains quarters

    Annika Cedo defied the odds to advance to the quarterfinals of the weather-delayed US Girls’ Junior championship at the Tulsa Country Club in Oklahoma Thursday. The 16-year-old Cedo, who finished tied for 29th after the 36-hole stroke play qualifying,…

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  • NU, NCBA clash for Spikers’ Turf quarters

    Games Today (The Arena, San Juan) 1 p.m. – Arellano vs St. Benilde 3 p.m. – NCBA vs NU 5 p.m. – La Salle vs La Salle-Dasma National University (NU) and National College of Business and Arts (NCBA) shoot…

  • Manila batters eye World Series crown

    Team Manila is confident of repeating its historic title run three years ago when it competes in the Big League Softball World Series next month in Sussex County, Delaware. Manila Coach Ana Santiago said yesterday that the squad, composed…

  • A-Rod marks birthday with huge home run

    A-Rod marks birthday with huge home run

    Arlington, Texas — Alex Rodriguez is hitting home runs in his 40s, just like he did as a teenager. A-Rod marked his 40th birthday Monday night by homering for the New York Yankees against Texas, the team that gave…