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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 »

Neymar: My dream is coming true

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Neymar feels he has nothing to worry about at the World Cup.

Posted: June 26th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Schumacher out of coma, has left Grenoble hospital

Map locating the spot where former F1 champion Michael Scumacher fell on the slopes of Meribel on 29 December 2013. AFP FILE PHOTO

Formula One champion Michael Schumacher is out of a coma and has left the French hospital treating him since a devastating ski accident in December, his spokeswoman said Monday.

Posted: June 16th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Bruno Mars ‘ain’t scared’ over Super Bowl show

Bruno Mars who will headline the half-time show at the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game hold the game ball during a press conference Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, in New York. AP

Hit singer Bruno Mars shrugged off the pressure of his half-time performance at Sunday’s Super Bowl, saying he’s not scared of the National Football League championship spectacle’s global spotlight.

Posted: January 31st, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

J.Lo, Pitbull, Claudia Leitte to sing official World Cup anthem

From left, former Brazilian soccer player Cafu, Brazilian singer Claudia Leitte, rapper Pitbull, president of the local organizing committee for the 2014 World Cup Jose Maria Marin, former soccer player Bebeto, Brazil's Deputy Sports Minister Luis Fernandes and FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke pose for the media at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. Artists Claudia Leitte, Pitbull and Jennifer Lopez will perform the official song for the 2014 World Cup. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

US pop music stars Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull will join Brazilian singer Claudia Leitte on the official World Cup anthem “We Are One,” FIFA announced in Rio on Thursday.

Posted: January 24th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Soccer star Beckham will promote casinos in China

David Beckham  AP FILE PHOTO

Retired soccer star and sometime underwear model David Beckham has signed on to help promote Las Vegas Sands’ properties in Singapore and the Chinese gambling enclave of Macau.

Posted: December 23rd, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Chris Tiu leads 2013 TOYM awardees

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Chris Tiu. FILE PHOTO

Professional basketball player Chris Tiu and eight others were feted as The Outstanding Young Men (TOYM) for 2013 at a ceremony in Malacañang on Thursday.

Posted: December 19th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Pacquiao to have ‘simple’ birthday celebration with 1,000 guests

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Manny Pacquiao from the Philippines wears the champion's belt after defeating Brandon Rios of the United States in their WBO international welterweight title fight in Macau. AP FILE PHOTO

Unlike his previous lavish birthday parties, eight-division boxing champion and Sarangani Representative Manny Pacquiao has decided to prepare a simple 35th birthday celebration Tuesday night.

Posted: December 17th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

NBA’s Lamar Odom sentenced for drunk driving

Former Los Angeles Clippers' Lamar Odom. AP FILE PHOTO

Former Los Angeles Lakers star Lamar Odom pleaded no contest Monday to driving under the influence and was sentenced to three years probation and three months of treatment for alcohol abuse.

Posted: December 11th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Beckham joins United legends for London film premiere

David Beckham. AP FILE PHOTO

Six Manchester United icons including David Beckham on Sunday attended the London premiere of a film celebrating the youth team that would go on to transform the English football club into a global phenomenon.

Posted: December 2nd, 2013 in Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

College stars, celebs team up in ‘Yolanda’ aid match

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Basketball stars from the UAAP and the NCAA tandem with basketball enthusiasts in showbiz to gather help for the victims of super typhoon ‘Yolanda’ in “Fastbreak 2″ set on Saturday.

Posted: November 29th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

McIlroy tight-lipped over Wozniacki split rumors

Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki   AFP

Former world number one Rory McIlroy was tight-lipped Tuesday about reports he has split from long-term partner Caroline Wozniacki and said he was looking forward to getting back on the golf course.

Posted: October 15th, 2013 in Golf,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

NBA stars up their style game off the court

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Tall, trim and wearing catwalk clothes: Pro basketball stars have stepped up their style to become influential tastemakers.

Posted: June 10th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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