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Gilas beaten anew, will face Mongolia for 7th after losing to China

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ASIAN GAMES / SEPTEMBER 28, 2014
Gilas Pilipinas Head Coach Vincent "Chot" Reyes gives instruction during the Philippines and Kazakhstan basketball game held at Hwaseoung Sports Complex, during the 17th Asian Games, Incheon, South Korea on Sunday.
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The losses keep piling up for the Philippines.

Posted: September 29th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Kvitova, Bouchard qualify for Wuhan Open semis

Petra Kvitova, of the Czech Republic, returns a shot to Petra Cetkovska, of the Czech Republic, during the second round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Third-seeded Petra Kvitova swept aside Caroline Garcia 6-3, 6-4 to reach the semifinals of the Wuhan Open on Thursday.

Posted: September 25th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Li Na says tennis ‘only chance’ after father’s death

FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2014, file photo, Li Na, of China, walks around during the trophy presentation after defeating Dominika Cibulkova, of Slovakia, in the women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia. Li formally announced her retirement on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi, File)

China’s Li Na said her ground-breaking career can be traced back to the death of her father when she was 14, a pivotal moment which meant tennis success was her “only chance.”

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

Serena Williams retires ill at Wuhan Open

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Top seed Serena Williams had to be helped from the court as she retired ill during her first set at the inaugural Wuhan Open in China on Tuesday.

Posted: September 23rd, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Playing less tennis extended my career, says Number 1 Serena

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World number one Serena Williams said Monday that playing less tennis has helped extend her glittering career, as she acknowledged in the wake of Li Na’s retirement that players’ bodies can “betray” them.

Posted: September 22nd, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Tennis | Read More »

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