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The 10 biggest sports stories of 2012

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The world was stunned as Pacquiao drops to the canvass. AP Photo

(Part 2) Defeat, more than victory, defined what otherwise had been a momentous year in Philippine sports. Funny, but it continues to haunt us as we close a 365-day chapter in local sports. We continue to ask ourselves: “How could that happen?”

Posted: January 1st, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Anatomy of a debacle

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Cecil Mamiit. Photo by ROMY HOMILLADA

Philippine sports is in dire straits, and the country’s disastrous campaign in the last SEA Games only exposed the calvary the Filipino athlete has had to surmount to achieve parity with his Asian peers

Posted: January 8th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

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