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US man sues soccer star Ronaldo over trademark

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A US man has sued Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo over the phrase “CR7,” which is used by soccer fans around the world as shorthand for the Real Madrid forward.

Posted: August 1st, 2014 in Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

Red Warriors blast Heavy Bombers in Filoil Premier Cup

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University of the East cruised past Jose Rizal University, 99-78, in the 2014 Filoil Flying V Hanes Premier Cup Saturday at the Arena in San Juan.

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

Elite Hong Kong golf course earmarked for development

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Hong Kong’s search for much-needed living space is training its sights on the southern Chinese city’s most prestigious golf course, as lawmakers push to have the site redeveloped for housing.

Posted: August 7th, 2013 in Golf,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Selling Pacquiao’s PH as a sports tourism hub

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Victor or vanquished, Manny Pacquiao has placed the Philippines on the world’s sports map. Our shores are more well-known because of a son with rock star status. We ought to start selling Pacman’s PH in earnest as a major sports tourism hub.

Posted: December 15th, 2012 in Boxing / MMA,Commentary,Featured Columns,Headlines,Professional,Section,Southpaw | Read More »

Stern to retire as NBA Commissioner in 2014

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NBA Commissioner David Stern will retire on Feb. 1, 2014, 30 years after he took charge of the league. He will be replaced by Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver.

Posted: October 26th, 2012 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

US sends basketball players, coaches to Myanmar

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The U.S. has appointed an ambassador to Myanmar and helped bring in American businessmen keen on doing business in the rapidly reforming Southeast Asian nation.

Posted: August 26th, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Tokyo’s new Olympics bid ‘badly needs lobbying power’

TOKYO – Tokyo has launched another bid for the Olympics, but pundits at home fear it could go the same way as the unsuccessful tilt at the 2016 Games because of a lack of lobbying power. The city and the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) formally announced Tokyo’s bid for the 2020 Games at a sparkling [...]

Posted: July 17th, 2011 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Money good for PGA despite hurt Tiger, no Rory

Economic issues are going well for the US PGA, tour commissioner Tim Finchem said Wednesday, even with Tiger Woods injured, and top-ranked European stars skipping most US events.

Posted: June 30th, 2011 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

American sport mired in misery

Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki (41) of Germany holds up his arms as fans cheer during the final seconds of Game 5 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals against the Oklahoma City Thunder Wednesday in Dallas.  The Mavericks won 100-96. Photo by Eric Gray, AP

These are the times that try the souls of American sports fans.

Posted: June 29th, 2011 in Headlines,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

LeBron James deal gives him piece of Liverpool

BOSTON—LeBron James, a two-time NBA Most Valuable Player now chasing an NBA crown with Miami, is branching out to other sports – at least in business. Fenway Sports Marketing (FSM), sister company to baseball’s venerable Boston Red Sox, said Wednesday it had signed James to a long-term deal to handle his marketing. As part of [...]

Posted: April 7th, 2011 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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  • More Filipinos approve of Binay than Aquino performance–Pulse Asia
  • Slain witness recommended taken off protection program
  • Witness in journalist’s killing shot dead in Davao
  • 2 alleged drug gang members nabbed; firearms seized in buybust operation in San Mateo
  • Lito Lapid: I did not violate any law
  • Sports

  • Allen Iverson crosses over to PH in November for some ‘inspiring’ hoops action
  • Red Lions bounce back from first loss at Stags’ expense
  • Manu Ginobili out of Fiba World Cup 2014
  • Cagayan turns back Ateneo in 5 sets
  • Good, bad: Fiba Asia U18 tilt postponed
  • Lifestyle

  • Youth depression common, thrives on silence
  • ‘Usie/ussie’ has more social value than ‘selfie’
  • So very Cory Aquino: A drawer of rosaries
  • Filipino designer makes waves abroad–from weaving
  • Why argan oil is prized–and priced–like gold
  • Entertainment

  • Kris Aquino wears yellow to counter Noynoy’s bashers
  • Sungha Jung: The young six-string master returns
  • Paolo Bediones presents evidence of blackmail note to police over sex video
  • Martin Nievera falls off stage in ‘The Voice Kids’ finale
  • ‘A Cinemalaya film should still have a life after the fest’
  • Business

  • Will it be refund or replacement for a ‘lemon’ car? Owners to know soon
  • Gov’t urged to tap special powers to solve electricity shortage
  • BPI’s 2Q net profit up 21%
  • BDO to suspend some online services Sunday
  • Oil prices fall further in Asia
  • Technology

  • Google says ‘forgetting’ isn’t easy, as removal requests mount
  • Mommy D trends online amid reports she has a boyfriend
  • Britain to trial driverless cars from 2015
  • Japanese gov’t, publishers demand online ‘Manga’ pirates to shut down
  • Twitter flies on surprisingly strong numbers
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, August 1, 2014
  • Editorials
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  • Backing down from confrontation
  • Valuing teachers
  • Global Nation

  • DOH ‘closely monitoring’ 7 OFWs from Ebola-hit Sierra Leone
  • Multinational firms rap PH for ban on sending workers to Libya
  • PH peacekeepers in Liberia told to restrict movements amid ebola outbreak
  • Filipina caregiver in Malaysia found bludgeoned to death
  • US envoy vows continued support to PH efforts to stop media killings
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