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San Beda booters stun CSB, top elims

DEFENDING champion San Beda upended long-time nemesis College of Saint Benilde, 1-0, to finish the eliminations on top of the table in NCAA seniors football tournament Friday night at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. Aljo Zabala produced the first half free…

Biado wins world crown

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For Filipino billiards player Carlo Biado, the year about to end proved kind, too kind, to him. On Thursday night in faraway Doha, Qatar, Biado beat countryman Roland Garcia in a title showdown where he was fancied to win, 13-5,…

Asean cagefest: Alab falters anew

HONG Kong Eastern rallied past Tanduay Alab Pilipinas on late Wednesday night, 99-96, to stay unbeaten in the Asean Basketball League (ABL) at the Southorn stadium in Wan Chai, Hong Kong. The Hongkong cagers banked on Thai-American Tyler Lamb, who…

Te rules PHA Sta. Ana leg; Tiu wins again

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STA. ANA, Cagayan -- The 2017 Philippine Homing Pigeon Association (PHA) North Series came to a fitting end last Dec. 10 with Norman Te topping the Young Birds category and Winston Tiu ruling the Old Birds class. Te and PHA-17-1703020…

Del Rosario earns rare taekwondo award

FORMER taekwondo champion and now Makati Congressman Monsour del Rosario has achieved a rare distinction when he was recently conferred the 2017 ‘Award for a Proud Taekwondo’ by Kukkiwon, the sport’s governing body. The award is the highest honor given…

Lancers, Warriors dispute Asia-Pacific crown

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IT will be an all-Cebu finals, as expected. University of the Visayas clobbered Jiangxi Piangxiang Experimental School of China, 109-42, while University of San Carlos outplayed University of Southern Philippines Foundation, 92-75, to arrange a winner-take-all title showdown in the…

Golden afternoon for ‘Dewey’

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THIRD favorite Dewey Boulevard ran a perfect race, leading from start to finish to win the 45th Presidential Gold Cup under a veteran jockey who proved he could still deliver in the big stage. Handled by Patricio Dilema, Dewey Boulevard…

Miciano is now an FM

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REIGNING national junior champion John Marvin Miciano of Davao is the country’s newest FIDE Master. Miciano achieved the chess milestone by finishing with six points in nine rounds in the 2017 Penang Heritage Open International Chess Championships in Malaysia recently.…

Dimakiling 5th in Penang Open chessfest

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Final standings after nine rounds: 8 points--K. Rathnakaran (India), K. Grigoryan (Armenia) 7 -- N. Priasmoro (Indonesia), L.T. Yeoh (Malaysia) 6.5-- O. Dimakiling (Philippines), H. S. Dang (Vietnam), A. Barsov (Uzbekistan), R.Laxmann (India). PENANG, Malaysia – IM Oliver DImakiling kept…

Feather to Osenio’s cap

FILIPINO standout April Osenio, a Philippine national Wushu champion and a ONE Championship atomweight contender, has added another feather to her cap. Although it is devoid of martial arts competition, it is a milestone in itself as she has earned…

APUG: Panthers, Jaguars take charge

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CEBU teams University of Southern Philippines Foundation and University of San Jose Recoletos hammered out similar impressive victories to share the lead in the 2nd Asian Pacific University Games (APUG) basketball competition at the Cebu Coliseum. USPF demolished Jiangxi Provincial…

Chiefs survive Red Booters

ARELLANO University scored two stoppage time goals to edge defending champion San Beda, 2-1, in a thrilling NCAA seniors football match Thursday night at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. Charles Gamutan produced the late winner for the Chiefs, scoring the 93rd…

Miciano stays in contention

NATIONAL junior champion John Marvin Miciano is making waves in the 9th Penang Heritage City International Chess Open at the Red Rock Hotel in Penang, Malaysia. Miciano, the 17-year old high school student of Far Eastern University, has four points…

Olongapo bets shine

LOCAL bets, led by Althea Fay Ong and siblings Czarina Jean and Jonas Joseph Silva, dominated the recently-concluded Cebuana Lhuillier Age Group Tennis Championship Series leg held at the Subic International Tennis Center in Olongapo City, Zambales, winning six individual…

Jaguars, Panthers vying in Asia-Pacific Games

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TWO of the best teams from Cebu -- University of San Jose Recoletos and University of Southern Philippines Foundation -- will carry the country’s pride when the 2017 Asia Pacific University Games (APUG) basketball competition comes off the wraps today…
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