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Gilas Pilipinas takes a 22-point beating at the hands of Australia

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A day after pushing European champion France to its limits, the Philippines couldn’t replicate its good showing in a 97-75 loss to Australia in a four-team pocket tournament Sunday morning (Manila time) in Antibes, France.

Posted: August 17th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Homophobia common in Australian sport—study

In this Aug. 16, 2004 file photo, Ian Thorpe of Australia, smiles with his gold medal after winning the 200-meter freestyle at the Olympic Aquatic Centre at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens.  AP FILE PHOTO

The first national study of homophobia in Australian sport released Wednesday suggests insults, jokes and discrimination based on sexuality is commonplace both on and off the field.

Posted: July 17th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Thorpe’s gay revelations earn praise, support

In this Aug. 16, 2004 file photo, Ian Thorpe of Australia, smiles with his gold medal after winning the 200-meter freestyle at the Olympic Aquatic Centre at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens.  AP FILE PHOTO

Swimming giant Ian Thorpe received support and glowing praise Monday for revealing he is gay in a move advocates believe will help remove the stigma of homophobia in sport.

Posted: July 14th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Wimbledon: New star Kyrgios ready for spotlight

Nick Kyrgios of Australia returns during the men's singles quarterfinal match against Milos Raonic of Canada at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Wednesday, July 2, 2014. AP

Australian teenager Nick Kyrgios admits his life will never be the same again after his fairytale Wimbledon campaign.

Posted: July 3rd, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Tennis | Read More »

Spain salvages pride with 3-0 win over Australia

Spain's Cesc Fabregas controls the ball next to Australia's James Troisi during the group B World Cup soccer match between Australia and Spain at the Arena da Baixada in Curitiba, Brazil, Monday, June 23, 2014.  AP PHOTO/MANU FERNANDEZ

Defending champion Spain salvaged some World Cup pride on Monday with a convincing 3-0 victory over Australia in its last match at the tournament.

Posted: June 24th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Football,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

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