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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 »

Malaysia firm aids PH athletes

A COMPANY that provides health supplement for Malaysia’s Olympic team has offered to give Filipino athletes a helping hand.

Posted: September 26th, 2012 in Headlines | Read More »

Olympic savings fund PSC repairs

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THANKS to the minimal cost of sending a lean delegation to the Olympics, the Philippine Sports Commission can upgrade the dormitories and facilities used by the national athletes.

Posted: July 23rd, 2012 in Headlines | Read More »

Saudi sets rules for first women competitors

File photo provided by LOCOG shows an aerial view of the Olympic Park showing the London 2012 Olympic Stadium, foreground and the Aquatics Center, white building at left.  AP/Anthony Charlton/LOCOG

Saudi sportswomen, who have been given the go-ahead to compete in the Olympics for the first time in London later this month, must respect the ultra-conservative kingdom’s rules, its sports chief said in remarks published Monday.

Posted: July 2nd, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Heat score 17 straight late, rally past Suns 99-95

Chris Bosh scored 29 points, LeBron James survived two scary falls and the Miami Heat used a 17-0 fourth-quarter run to erase a 10-point deficit to beat Phoenix 99-95 on Tuesday night for their 14th straight home victory.

Posted: March 21st, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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