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  • Iran keeps crown; PH settles for 7th

    Iran keeps crown; PH settles for 7th

    Iran isn’t only superior in soccer and basketball, but also in volleyball. Represented by Matin Varamin, Iran showcased its sporting might anew by rallying from a 5-point deficit in the third set to frustrate Al-Rayyan of Qatar, 19-25, 25-17,…
  • Diliman tops Pasargad XI

    Pachanga Diliman pushed Pasargad closer to the brink with a tough 1-0 win Tuesday in the United Football League at the Emperador Stadium. After getting an early goal from Sim Hong Bo in the 18th minute, Pachanga got scared…
  • Memory tourney tests brain power

    The Philippine Mind Sports Association, Inc. is organizing the first ever AVESCO Philippine International Memory Championship from May 31 to June 1. Backed by CGBP.org, W.I.N. International, Rotary Club Of Pasig City, Hotel Sogo and Eurotel, the two-day tournament will…

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  • SMB escapes Air21, gains playoff bonus

    Games Sunday (Smart Araneta Coliseum) 3 p.m. – Alaska vs San Mig Super Coffee 5:15 p.m. – Rain or Shine vs Barangay Ginebra San Miguel Beer rallied from an 18-point fourth quarter deficit to stun Air21, 93-85, and secure…
  • Some teams take a break, others sweat

    Games Sunday (Smart Araneta Coliseum) 3 p.m. – Alaska vs San Mig Super Coffee 5:15 p.m. – Rain or Shine vs Barangay Ginebra Teams that made the quarterfinals of the PBA Commissioner’s Cup are taking advantage of the Holy…
  • For the Knicks, it’s too little, too late

    New York — At least the New York Knicks can say they won a city championship. Only the Brooklyn Nets have a chance to compete for a real one – though they’d better play a lot better than this. Tim Hardaway Jr. scored…

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  • Pacquiao picks 17 as his PBA jersey number

    Pacquiao picks 17 as his PBA jersey number

    Los Angeles — If everything falls into place, Manny Pacquiao might end up becoming not only as one of the shortest players to ever play hoops in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) but also as the oldest rookie. Pacquiao,…
  • Las Vegas is my kind of town, says Pacquiao

    Los Angeles — Manny Pacquiao wants to close out his stellar career in the place where he scored his biggest triumphs and suffered his most painful defeats. “I love (fighting in) Las Vegas,” said Pacquiao, still fresh from getting…
  • Pacquiao: 140 is perfect for me

    Pacquiao: 140 is perfect for me

    Los Angeles — Manny Pacquiao has a solid explanation why he hasn’t been sending his opponents to the floor like they were toys. “I am naturally small for a welterweight,” said Pacquiao on Monday after scoring a rousing victory…

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  • Djokovic easily advances

    Djokovic easily advances

    Monaco — Novak Djokovic began the defense of his Monte Carlo Masters title in flamboyant style Tuesday, taking only 45 minutes to beat Albert Montanes, 6-1, 6-0, and maintain his perfect record against the Spaniard. The second-ranked Serb won…
  • Cruz, Gonzales rule net fest

    Monica Therese Cruz enhanced her promising tennis career by racking up two titles while Valle Verde’s Cenon Gonzales Jr. copped the boys’ 16-and-under crown in the Palawan Pawnshop-Palawan Express Pera Padala regional age-group tennis circuit presented by Technifibre at…
  • Verdasco wins all-Spanish final

    Houston — Fourth seed Fernando Verdasco defeated Nicolas Almagro in an all-Spanish showdown to snap a six-match losing streak in finals and claim the US men’s clay court championship title Sunday. Former world number seven Verdasco earned his first…

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  • Record purse at Sherwood classic

    A whopping P3.5 million purse, including the top P650,000 prize, will be up for grabs when the ICTSI Sherwood Hills Classic from April 23-26 at Sherwood Hills Golf Club in Dasmarinas, Cavite. The Sherwood leg, the first of four…
  • Palanca, Wong top Baguio jungolf tilt

    Baguio City — Philippe Palanca got back on the winning track with a come-from-behind victory in the boys 11-12 years while club bet Luigi Paolo Wong topped the 13-14 age-group in the recent Northern Luzon leg of the Philippine…
  • Match play list up ends today

    The 2014 Philippine Amateur Match Play championship has drawn a tough field with members of newly-crowned PAL Interclub champion and host club Orchard all entered for the event that starts on April 21 at the Palmer layout. King Stehmeier…

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  • NCA derby at Ynares today

    The best in Philippine cockfighting compete today in the National Cockers Alliance (NCA) derby at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City. The derby will be hosted by Bong Pineda, Vic Yap, and Pipo Soliman; and Bebot Uy and…
  • Phil shines for Sparks

    Phil Younghusband scored two goals as the Loyola Meralco Sparks humbled Philippine Army-GTI, 5-1, to grab the early lead in the United Football League Saturday at the Emperador Stadium in McKinley Hill. Younghusband struck the opening goal in the…
  • Hong Kong fined P1.4M for racial abuse

    The International Football Federation has fined the Hong Kong Football Association was fined 30,000 swiss francs (P1.4 million) for racial abuse made by its fans during last June’s friendly match against the Philippine Azkals. FIFA said that the HKFA…