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Painters try to get even

INCLEMENT weather which caused the postponement of Game 2 seems to bring good break for Rain or Shine in its bid to get even with Barangay Ginebra in their PBA Commissioner’s Cup semifinal series. The Gin Kings and the Elasto…

Frayna in vengeful wins in Barcelona

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WGM Janelle Mae Frayna is doing well in the XX Obert Internacional Sant Marti 2018 in Barcelona, Spain. Frayna swept No. 58 seed Khudov Oleksandr of Ukraine in the fourth round and No. 104 IM Manish Kadam of India in…

PSL: Army, Generika in do-or-die duel

Gamestoday: (FilOil Flying V Centre) 2 p.m. --UE-Cherrylume vs. Cocolife 4:15 p.m. -- Foton vs. UP-UAI 7 p.m. -- Generika-Ayala vs. Smart-Army SMART-Army and Generika-Ayala fight for the last semifinals berth in a do-or-die quarterfinal clash in the Chooks to…

Belingon seeks milestone

IF MAKING history as the first three-division world champion in mixed martial arts is what Martin Nguyen is after in his highly-anticipated encounter against Kevin Belingon, the Filipino spitfire could likewise establish a new record for the Philippines in ONE…

PSC holds anti-doping summit

THE Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) will take the lead in helping educate the public -- not only the athletes -- about new anti-doping campaign being undertaken by the World Anti-Doping Agency. This was stressed by Philippine Sports Institute (PSI) Director…

Dreamers League slated

THE Dreamers League basketball championships presented by the Pinoy Youth Dreamers will reel off on Sunday, July 29 at the Valle Varde 1 and Brgy. San Antonio covered courts in Pasig City. The country’s top basketball players 18 years old…

Pacquiao eyes ‘2 or 3 more fights’

GENERAL SANTOS -- Manny Pacquiao said Monday he was good for “two or three” more fights, naming Terence Crawford, Vasyl Lomachenko or Floyd Mayweather as possible opponents a day after winning a new world title. The 39-year-old Filipino shrugged off…

Top lightweights collide when Aoki meets Wiratchai in Manila

FLYING a little under the radar is a spectacular matchup between former ONE Lightweight World Champion Shinya “Tobikan Judan” Aoki (40-8, 1NC) and rising Thai superstar Shannon “OneShin” Wiratchai (9-2, 1NC). The two lightweight contenders are set to do battle…

Huge win by Dragons in YBC

DILIMAN Preparatory School proved too strong, too classy for Triple Double, 125-48, in the 19 years old and under category in the 2018 Youth Basketball Cup Summer Showdown at the DPS covered courts in Commonwealth Ave., Quezon City recently. Gerry’s…

PSC, POC sit down for Asiad

DESPITE the impassioned exchanges in the news in the past weeks, the Philippine Olympic Committee and the Philippine Sports Commission sat down together as a task force yesterday to discuss preparation for the national team’s participation in the Asian Games…

Do or die for Aces

DEFENDING champion San Miguel Beer – a team that struggled in the elimination and worked even hard in the quarterfinal round – has handsome chances of taking the first finals berth today in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup. Weather permitting, the…

‘France is beautiful’

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PARIS--The World Cup-winning French team returned home to a heroes' welcome on Monday, parading down the Champs-Elysees as hundreds of thousands of cheering fans gave a raucous welcome to the country's newest idols. After overcoming a determined Croatia to win…

Thomas joins Nuggets on one-year deal

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The Denver Nuggets have signed guard Isaiah Thomas on a one-year deal, the team announced in a statement on Monday. The 29-year-old two-time NBA All-Star's career has fluctuated over the past year following multiple moves and a troublesome hip injury.…

Allez les Bleus — France wins World Cup

MOSCOW (AFP) - France celebrated its second World Cup win 20 years after its maiden triumph on Sunday, overcoming a passionate Croatia side 4-2 in one of the most gripping finals in recent history. The breathless victory under stormy skies…

Scratchers, Skippers triumph

Games Thursday: (Ynares Sports Arena) 1 p.m. -- AMA vs. CEU 3 p.m. -- Batangas vs. Che’Lu GO for Gold needed a huge fourth quarter effort to beat Centro Escolar University, 75-60, to gain a piece of the lead in…
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