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  • Constantino 8 shots up

    Lipa City — Harmie Constantino carded a record-tying 65 to pad her lead to eight shots after two rounds of the women’s championship division of the Sta. Lucia Amateur Tour at the Summit Point Golf and Country Club here.…

  • Pacquiao to help Olympians

    The Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) yesterday welcomed the appointment of Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao as the chairman of a special committee created by the House of Representatives to oversee the country’s preparations for the 2016 Rio Olympics in Brazil.…

  • Mixed martial arts goes mainstream in Asia

    Mixed martial arts goes mainstream in Asia

    Singapore, Singapore | AFP – The explosive growth of mixed martial arts (MMA) in Asia is putting the squeeze on boxing as it attracts millions of young fans and sells out venues across the region. Just a few years ago, cage fighting was…

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  • Freego Cup: Arellano stuns DLSZ

    Games Today (Phil. Buddhacare gym, Q.C.) 9:30 a.m. – UP vs UPHSD 11 a.m. – Ateneo vs DLSZ 1 p.m. – FEU vs AMA 2:30 p.m. – Letran vs CKSC Arellano University leaned on its 1-2 punch once again…

  • James, Curry lead 1st team

    New York — Cleveland’s LeBron James and Golden State’s Stephen Curry, who could oppose each other in next month’s NBA Finals, were unanimous selections to the All-NBA First Team roster announced Thursday. Voting by a North American media panel…

  • Warriors survive Harden

    Warriors survive Harden

    Oakland, California — James Harden had Game 2 on his fingertips – and then he didn’t. Now the Golden State Warriors have the Western Conference finals in their grasp. Stephen Curry scored 33 points before Harden lost the ball…

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  • Mayweather-Pacquiao fight damaged the sport – Hatton

    Mayweather-Pacquiao fight damaged the sport – Hatton

    Former British world champion Ricky Hatton – who was knocked out by Floyd Mayweather Jr. in 2007 and Manny Pacquiao two years later – says that the bout between the two last May 2 in Las Vegas did not…

  • More fans sue Pacquiao

    Las Vegas – Boxing fans across the country and their lawyers are calling the hyped-up fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. a fraud and want their money back, and then some. At least 32 class action lawsuits…

  • US therapist to check on Manny’s injury

    US therapist to check on Manny’s injury

    A physical therapist will likely be imported from the US to check on the condition of Manny Pacquiao’s right shoulder injury, the Filipino fighter’s Canadian adviser said yesterday. “They’ll send somebody here to take a look,” said Mike Koncz,…

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  • Serena, Maria set for Paris showdown

    Paris — The two biggest names and highest earners in women’s sport will set off on another collision course when the French Open gets underway at Roland Garros on Sunday. Serena Williams is a 19-time Grand Slam winner, at…

  • Wary Djokovic on brink of history

    Paris— Novak Djokovic can become just the eighth man to complete the career Grand Slam with a maiden French Open victory, but the world number one steps into Roland Garros badly bruised by his Paris history. Djokovic, who turns…

  • Nadal to play in Manila

    Nadal to play in Manila

    Rafael Nadal, the charismatic Spaniard who has won 14 grand slam titles and a former No. 1 player in the world, will make his Manila debut during the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) tournament this December. Nadal will play…

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  • Juvic still 3 shots off

    Juvic Pagunsan fired a bogey-free five-under 65 yesterday, but remained three shots off leaders halfway through the Kansai Open of the Japan Golf Tour in Shiga. Unlike in the opening round, Pagunsan was sharp and steady, gunning down five…

  • Constantino pads lead in SLR Tour

    Lipa City — Harmie Constantino carded a record-tying 65 to pad her lead to eight shots after two rounds of the women’s championship division of the Sta. Lucia Amateur Tour at the Summit Point Golf and Country Club here.…

  • Late birdie lifts Masters champ to share of lead

    Late birdie lifts Masters champ to share of lead

    Fort Worth, United States — Masters champion Jordan Spieth drained a 19-foot birdie at the final hole on Thursday to join a four-way tie for the lead at the $6.5 million Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial. Playing in front…

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  • Vital UFL matches set

    The defending champion Loyola Meralco Sparks try to solidify their quarterfinals bid even as four teams look to boost their own bids in the final weekend of the United Football League (UFL) Cup group stage at the Rizal Memorial…

  • Clark to host motorsports

    Ace riders brace themselves for another intense showdown as the second round of the 2015 Motorsports Championship Season roars off tomorrow at the Clark International Speedway. A three-way battle is fast shaping up in the Pirelli Superbikes Championship Series…

  • Hamilton tops Monaco practice

    Monaco — Lewis Hamilton oozed all the authority and skill of a champion on Thursday as he marked the confirmation of his new three-year contract with Mercedes by dominating both opening practice sessions for this weekend’s Monaco Grand Prix.…