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Fighting finish

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SIX wins, one draw and two losses. That’s the record of IM John Marvin Miciano at the close of the 22nd Hogeschool Zeeland Chess Championship in Vlissingen, Netherlands. Not bad, after all. Miciano, ever so eager to make his mark…

Lady falcons still perfect

Game Wednesday: (Filoil Flying V Centre) 4 p.m. – UP vs CSB ELI Soyud delivered as Adamson overcame University of the Philippines, 25-22, 19-25, 25-23, 26-24, to stay perfect in the PVL Collegiate Conference at the Filoil Flying V Centre…

UAAP 1-on-1 Hoop Challenge set

HOSTILITIES in UAAP Season 81 will open in less than a month, but the league is already busy by holding its a pre-season event dubbed as Last One Standing 1-on-1 Hoop Challenge. The one-day tournament, set August 17 at the…

Play and fight with dignity, Romero tells PH Asiad bets

Partylist Rep. Mikee Romero (1 Pacman) yesterday called on all athletes going to Indonesia for the 18th Asian Games to create their own mantra and cultivate a winning attitude in their quest for sporting excellence. “Don’t be discouraged with what’s…

James to make Lakers home debut against Rockets

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LOS ANGELES -- LeBron James will make his Los Angeles Lakers' home debut on October 20 against the Houston Rockets at Staples Center arena, the National Basketball Association announced on Friday. The four-time league MVP James, who left the Cleveland…

No 'JC' in asiad

SORRY, basketball fans, but Cleveland Cavalier stalwart Jordan Clarkson may have to wait a little longer to don the Philippine colors. Online reports have it that the Fil-American guard failed to secure the needed clearance from the NBA which stunted…

Vengeful win by MIciano

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DAVAO pride IM John Marvin Miciano struggled long and hard before beating WFM Sonja Maria Bluhm of Germany in marathon 95 moves in the eighth and penultimate round in the 22nd Hogeschool Zeeland Chess Championship in Vlissingen, Netherlands. Stung by…

Handball to take spotlight

HANDBALL will now be part of this year's Milo Little Olympics. This was confirmed by Milo Little Olympics National Capital Region/South Luzon leg organizer Robert Milton Calo of Mc Robertz Sports Academy. Cali said the addtion of handball is a…

All set for PTT Run for Clean Energy

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PTT Philippines, the premier oil and gas company from Thailand, is taking an active role in the promotion of sports in the country. Foremost in the line-up of activities by PTT is the staging of the 2nd PTT “Run for…

SBP not giving up on Clarkson

JORDAN Clarkson is not likely to suit up for the Philippine team to the Asian Games. Reports have it that the high-leaping Filipino-American guard of the Cleveland Cavaliers failed to secure NBA clearance to play for the Philippine team in…

Tigresses rout Lady Blazers, roll into PVL semis

UNIVERSITY of Santo Tomas claimed the first Final Four berth with a 26-24, 29-27, 25-17 victory over College of Saint Benilde yesterday in the PVL Collegiate Conference at the Filoil Flying V Centre. Eya Laure, bucking right shoulder pain, still…

Quiban captures title

BACOLOD – Justin Quiban recovered with flourish from a frontside meltdown to nail his second career victory, pouncing on a clutch two-shot swing on No. 13 to turn a scary start into a resounding finish in the ICTSI Bacolod Golf…

PH 5 turns back TNT

The Philippine national team played its first and perhaps only tune-up match in preparation for the 2018 Asian Games men’s basketball tournament, and national coach Yeng Guiao saw good signs from the team. “What I saw is there is chemistry,…

Batang Gilas settles for fourth in Thailand

BATANG Gilas absorbed a 76-57 setback at the hands of China as it settled for fourth place in the 2018 Fiba Under-18 Asian Championship on Saturday at the Stadium 29 in Nonthaburi, Thailand. The Filipinos groped for form all game-long,…

Red Lions Survive Knights in overtime

DEFENDING champion San Beda went through the wringer before subduing bitter rival Letran in overtime, 80-76, in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament last night at the Filoil Flying V Centre.The Red Lions flirted with defeat in regulation but Cameroonian Donald…
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