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Pia Cayetano declares war on UAAP residency rule

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Sen. Pia Cayetano FILE PHOTO

The head of the Senate committee on education, arts and culture, is threatening to pass a measure against the controversial residency rule of the University of Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) if the latter fails to come up with an “agreement” within two weeks.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,UAAP | Read More »

They’re spoiling our collegiate athletes

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Top level players of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) are allegedly being pirated by some member-schools in exchange of a house and lot, and a car, Senator Pia Cayetano said on Thursday.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Senate commends Winter Olympian Michael Martinez

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Michael Martinez at the Senate. Photo by Maila Ager/ INQUIRER.net

The Senate on Wednesday adopted several resolutions, commending Michael Christian Martinez, the first Filipino figure skater to qualify for the Winter Olympics.

Posted: February 26th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Sotto files resolution commending Michael Martinez

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Michael Christian Martinez of the Philippines. AP FILE PHOTO

A resolution commending Michael Christian Martinez for being the first skater from Southeast Asia to qualify for Winter Olympics and for finishing 19th place in the 2014 winter Olympics held in Sochi, Russia has been filed at the Senate.

Posted: February 18th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

2 bills for Mcgee, Blatche naturalization filed at Senate

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Andray Blatche and Javale McGee on Gilas Pilipinas jersey uniform

Two separate bills have been filed at the Senate, granting Philippine citizenships to National Basketball Association (NBA) players Javalee Mcgee and Andray Blatche so they could represent the Philippines in international tournaments.

Posted: February 6th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Pacquiao finds ally in Senate in tax battle with BIR

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Manny Pacquiao  AFP FILE PHOTO

Boxing icon Manny Pacquiao has found an ally in the Senate in his fight over a P2.2-billion tax delinquency case that one senator even lambasted some officials for their “callousness.”

Posted: November 27th, 2013 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Pacquiao Files | Read More »

Pacquiao: We will rise again

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Manny Pacquiao. FILE PHOTO

“Don’t worry, we will rise again.” Those were Manny Pacquiao’s words when he returned to the Philippines on Wednesday from his fight with Mexican boxer Juan Manuel Marquez in Las Vegas, Nevada last Sunday.

Posted: December 12th, 2012 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Pacquiao Files,Photos,Photos and Videos,Professional | Read More »

Pacquiao: ‘I did my best…’

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(R-L) Manny Pacquiao throws a right at Juan Manuel Marquez during their welterweight bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on December 8, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada.   Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

“I did my best but that’s boxing,” said Manny Pacquiao in an interview after he was knocked out by Mexican boxer Juan Manuel Marquez on Sunday (Manila time)

Posted: December 9th, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Bradley proves INQUIRER.net pollsters wrong

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American boxer Timothy Bradley proved the majority of INQUIRER.net readers wrong when he stole the WBO welterweight title from Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao who, according to the news website’s informal survey, would win over the American fighter.

Posted: June 10th, 2012 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Pacquiao Files,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Pacquiao remains ‘source of inspiration’, says Binay

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Manny Pacquiao sits in his corner between rounds during his bout against Timothy Bradley at MGM Grand Garden Arena on June 9, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images/AFP

Despite his defeat, Manny Pacquiao remained a “source of inspiration,” for Filipinos, Vice President Jejomar Binay said on Sunday.

Posted: June 10th, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Telecast cockfights broached in Senate

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Bringing “sabong” or cockfights inside the state-run Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporations (Pagcor) casinos has been brought up during a Senate hearing on Tuesday.

Posted: January 10th, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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