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FIFA rejects calls to strip Russia of World Cup

In this file photo taken on Sunday, July 13, 2014, Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff , left, FIFA President Sepp Blatter, center, and Russian President Vladimir Putin are seen during the official ceremony of handover to Russia as the 2018 World Cup hosts, after the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexei Nikolsky, Presidential Press Service, File)

FIFA has rejected calls to move the 2018 World Cup from Russia, saying the tournament “can achieve positive change.”

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Football,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Other Sports,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

LPU wins back-and-forth battle against EAC in NCAA

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Jebb Bulawan of LPU try to steal the ball from John Tayongtong of EAC. AUGUST DELA CRUZ

It all came down to the last minute. With both teams trading jabs, the Lyceum of the Philippines University Pirates landed the power punch knocking down the Emilio Aguinaldo College Generals, 73-67, at the National Collegiate Athletics Association at the Arena in San Juan Friday evening.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,NCAA,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Benilde comes alive in the clutch, downs Mapua

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It looked like a nail-biter until one dagger three sealed it. Coming through in the clutch, the College of Saint Benilde Blazers got the better of the Mapua Cardinals, 79-72, to come within a single game for a .500 win-loss mark at the National Collegiate Athletics Association at the Arena in San Juan Friday afternoon.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,NCAA,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Lee’s clutch free throws lift Gilas over China for bronze medal

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Cool, calm and collected, Paul Lee swished three free throws with no time left and the bronze medal on the line before a stunned hostile crowd like pressure didn’t exist.

Posted: July 19th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Sumang sparks 2nd half surge by UE to whip Adamson

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Charles Mammie of the University of the East battle John Baytan and Celedonio Trollano Jr. of Adamson University for the rebound during their game Saturday, July 19, 204, at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City. The Red Warriors beat the Falcons, 99-72, for their second straight win while dealing Adamson its second loss. AUGUST DELA CRUZ/INQUIRER

Host University of the East turned things around in the second half to rip Adamson, 99-72, in the UAAP Season 77 men’s basketball tournament Saturday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Posted: July 19th, 2014 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Featured UAAP article,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos,UAAP | Read More »

Alolino leads NU over UP; Bulldogs go 2-0

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Gelo Alolino set the tone and National University cruised to a 70-59 win over University of the Philippines in the UAAP Season 77 men’s basketball tournament Saturday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Posted: July 19th, 2014 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos,UAAP | Read More »

Manny Pacquiao to fight unbeaten Chris Algieri

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Manny Pacquiao. AP FILE PHOTO

Manny Pacquiao will fight unbeaten American Chris Algieri next. According to a report posted on ESPN.com, the Filipino boxing legend Pacquiao and Algieri, who upped his stock by taking the WBO light welterweight title away from Ruslan Provodnikov last June, will meet in the ring on November 22 at the Cotai Arena at the Venetian in Macau, China.

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Julaton to face Mazepa in MMA duel in Dubai

Photo from Ana Julaton.com

Former WBO and IBA boxing world champion Ana Julaton will take on decorated wushu and kickboxing champion, Irina Mazepa in Dubai on Aug. 29.

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos,Professional | Read More »

Serena Williams pulls out of Swedish Open

Umpire Kader Nouni talks to Serena Williams, right, and Venus Williams of the U.S during their women's doubles match against Kristina Barrios of Germany and Stefanie Voegele of Switzerland at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Tuesday July 1, 2014. AP

Swedish Open organizers say defending champion Serena Williams will not appear at the tournament next week because she doesn’t feel on top form.

Posted: July 12th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos,Tennis | Read More »

Binibining Pilipinas runner-up Laura Lehmann newest Ateneo courtside reporter for UAAP

Laura Lehmann

Meet the Ateneo de Manila University ‘s newest UAAP courtside reporter. Binibining Pilipinas 2014 2nd Runner-Up Laura Lehmann was hand-picked among hundreds of talented hopefuls and will be reporting on the sidelines at Studio 23 when UAAP opens on July 12.

Posted: July 11th, 2014 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos,Section,UAAP | Read More »

As LeBron decides, Miami and Cleveland wait

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When it comes to LeBron James, all that’s certain is this: One fan base is about to feel scorned, and another is about to feel absolute joy.

Posted: July 11th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Mayweather announces Sept. 13 rematch with Maidana

Floyd Mayweather Jr. throws a left at Marcos Maidana during their WBC/WBA welterweight unification fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 3, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. AFP FILE PHOTO

Floyd Mayweather Jr. will fight a rematch on Sept. 13 with Marcos Maidana, the Argentinian who gave him a tougher bout than expected when they met in May.

Posted: July 11th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

‘Heroes’ pave NCAA season 90

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NCAA coaches grace the launching of the NCAA's 90th Season.  AUGUST DELA CRUZ

“Heroes” rose to the tune of their leader for the 90th time. Inside a loud, and shriek-filled, Mall of Asia Arena, the smoke cleared and the lights focused on Jose Rizal University president Dr. Vincent Fabella as he addressed the hoopsters of the National Collegiate Athletic Association Saturday afternoon.

Posted: June 29th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

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