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Durant, Rousey win top athlete honors at ESPYs

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NBA forward Kevin Durant won two ESPY Awards, including male athlete of the year, and mixed martial arts star Ronda Rousey earned female athlete honors, becoming the first UFC fighter to claim a trophy in the biggest category at the show honoring the year’s best performances Wednesday.

Posted: July 17th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

PH athletes, coaches get slight raise in allowances

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Athletes and coaches, except those in the priority list, will receive a 20 percent pay hike of their allowances from the Philippine Sports Commission.

Posted: June 16th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines | Read More »

Pacquiao world’s 11th highest-paid athlete; Mayweather no. 1

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Manny Pacquiao AP FILE PHOTO

Filipino congressman and boxing champion Manny Pacquiao is the world’s 11th highest-paid athlete, according to the annual list by Forbes Magazine.

Posted: June 12th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Pacquiao Files | Read More »

WADA adds Xenon to list of banned substances

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The World Anti-Doping Agency has added xenon gas to its list of banned substances after claims it can be used by athletes to help boost performance.

Posted: May 19th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

PSC to withhold funding athletes of delinquent NSAs

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Several Filipino athletes who are bidding to play in the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea should put their ambitions on hold.

Posted: March 27th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines | Read More »

Summer camp for athletes set

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A small bunch of outstanding young athletes will be sent to Baguio City to train all through summer.

Posted: February 21st, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines | Read More »

Web closing on drugs cheats as new test nets 260 positives

A laboratory technician prepares samples of urine for doping tests during a media open day. AP FILE Photo

A new test for the presence of anabolic steroids has resulted in 260 positive cases which in the past would have been undetectable, a researcher from the Cologne anti-doping laboratory revealed on Friday.

Posted: November 30th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Athletes help pack relief goods for ‘Yolanda’ victims

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Sports officials and national team athletes extended a helping hand to the victims of Supertyphoon “Yolanda,” and turned Ninoy Aquino Stadium into a repacking center.

Posted: November 15th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Taekwondo Olympian from Jamaica tests positive

In this Oct. 18, 2011 file photo, Jamaica's Kenneth Edwards fights Canada's Francois Coulombe during a quarterfinal men's taekwondo +80 kg match at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico. Edwards said on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013 he has tested positive for a banned substance and will challenge the findings. His announcement comes as the world's anti-doping authority launches a sweeping audit of Jamaica's drug-testing agency amid allegations of inconsistent testing. AP

A Jamaican who competed in taekwondo at the London Olympics said Tuesday he has tested positive for a banned substance.

Posted: October 16th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Tac also wants to tap half-Pinoy athletes

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THE CALL to tap more Filipino athletes with foreign roots for international events has gained strength.

Posted: September 3rd, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Football: Neymar suffering from anemia

Barcelona's Brazilian forward Neymar da Silva Santos Junior reacts during the 48th Joan Gamper Trophy football match FC vs Santos at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on August 2, 2013. AFP PHOTO/ JOSE JORDAN

Barcelona striker Neymar has reportedly been put on a special diet by the club’s medical staff to ease signs of anemia just days after he made his debut for the club, according to Spanish newspaper El Pais.

Posted: August 4th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

130 athletes pass Myanmar SEA Games criteria

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There are 130 individual athletes who passed the criteria for inclusion in the Philippine delegation to the Myanmar Southeast Asian Games, Philippine chef de mission Jeff Tamayo yesterday told the Inquirer.

Posted: June 13th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Cojuangco wants local training for nat’l athletes

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Filipino athletes will be training more at home this time than go overseas to prepare for international events.

Posted: April 4th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines | Read More »

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