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16-year-old Nigerian weightlifter fails drug test

This is a Friday, July, 25, 2014 file photo of Chika Amalaha of Nigeria, as she makes good lift during the women's 53 kg weightlifting competition at the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014, in Glasgow, Scotland. AP

A 16-year-old Nigerian weightlifter failed a doping test after becoming the youngest ever female to win a Commonwealth Games gold medal in the sport, organizers said Tuesday.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Army fights off Ateneo, grabs share of V-League lead

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Davao’s Angel Mae Antipuesto (14) goes for a power tip against Ateneo’s Miren Gequillana (18) and Amy Ahomiro during their Shakey’s V-League quarterfinal showdown at The Arena in San Juan. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Philippine Army muffed several chances to close Ateneo out early before salvaging a 25-22, 25-13, 28-30, 20-25, 16-14 squeaker in the Shakey’s V-League Season 11 Open Conference Tuesday at the Filoil Flying V Arena in San Juan.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports,Volleyball | Read More »

V-League: Air Force turns back NU to secure No. 4

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Philippine Air Force repulsed National University, 25-21, 25-21, 25-22, Tuesday to secure the fourth spot heading into the quarterfinal round of the Shakey’s V-League Season 11 Open Conference at the Filoil Flying V Arena in San Juan.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports,Volleyball | Read More »

Miami Heat welcome Gilas Pilipinas

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It’s a welcoming tweet from the Miami Heat.

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

Osman, Julaton lead the charge for women’s mixed martial arts in Asia

UAE-osman VS julaton

Two of the leading lights in women’s mixed martial arts in Asia are facing off on August 29, at the Dubai World Trade Center, and fans all over the world will be tuning in to watch.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos,Professional | Read More »

Cardinals soar to their first win at expense of Stags

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JOHN Ortuoste of San Sebastian  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Mapua leaned on a near double-double effort by Jessie Saitanan to pull the rug from under San Sebastian, 89-81, in a day of upsets in the NCAA Season 90 men’s basketball tournament at the Filoil Flying V Arena in San Juan.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NCAA | Read More »

NCAA: CSB Blazers upset San Beda Red Lions

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Despite the umbrella defense put up bu Ola Adeogujn of San Beda ,Jonathan Grey of St. Benilde mange to score in this play , at the San Juan Arena .
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College of St. Benilde pulled off the biggest upset so far in the NCAA Season 90 men’s basketball tournament after shocking defending champion San Beda, 83-76, Monday at the Filoil Flying V Arena in San Juan.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NCAA | Read More »

Byron Scott says he will be LA Lakers’ new coach

The Los Angeles Lakers have waited nearly three months to hire a new coach, and they’re apparently making Byron Scott wait a few more days.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

LeBron deep-sixes number; will be No. 23 with Cavs

A fan of NBA star LeBron James holds a picture of James during a promotional event at a shopping district in Hong Kong as part of his China tour on July 23. AP

LeBron James will go back to wearing jersey No. 23 in his return to Cleveland.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

Ortiz’s homer helps Red Sox end losing streak

Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz watches his three-run home run off Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Chris Archer during the third inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 27, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Florida. AP

David Ortiz hit a three-run homer as the Boston Red Sox beat Tampa Bay 3-2 Sunday to end a five-game losing streak and stop the Rays’ longest winning streak in 10 years at nine games.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Baseball,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

UAAP: Teng, Rivero lead La Salle rally past UE

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Defending champion De La Salle rallied to slip past University of the East, 60-58, Sunday in the UAAP Season 77 men’s basketball tournament at the Mall of Asia Arena.

Posted: July 27th, 2014 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,UAAP | Read More »

UAAP: FEU bounces back, routs UP

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FEU forward Mac Belo (left) and head coach Nash Racela speak with reporters following their win over UP Sunday. Belo tallied 12 points and nine rebounds while coming off the bench. Mark Giongco

Far Eastern University took its frustrations out on a listless University of the Philippines side for an 85-71 win in the UAAP Season 77 men’s basketball tournament Sunday at the Mall of Asia Arena.

Posted: July 27th, 2014 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,UAAP | Read More »

Gennady Golovkin retains WBA middleweight title

Gennady Golovkin celebrates after knocking out Daniel Geale in the third round to win the WBA/IBO middleweight championship at Madison Square Garden on July 26, 2014 in New York City.   Mike Stobe/Getty Images/AFP

Gennady Golovkin was a hit in his first appearance at Madison Square Garden.

Posted: July 27th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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