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Forget Shaolin Temple; China execs tap Pacquiao

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The land known for mystical martial arts experts is tapping the Philippines’ Manny Pacquiao to train future world boxing champions.

Posted: August 28th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Pacquiao Files | Read More »

Rodman’s birthday song to Kim ‘like Marilyn’—witnesses

Dennis Rodman blows a kiss to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, seated above in the stands, before an exhibition basketball game with US and North Korean players at an indoor stadium in Pyongyang, North Korea on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. AP

Dennis Rodman singing “Happy Birthday” to North Korean regime chief Kim Jong-Un was akin to Marilyn Monroe performing for JFK, tourists who watched the performance said Thursday.

Posted: January 9th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Rodman in North Korea angered by question on jailed American

Dennis Rodman speaks with fellow US basketball players during a team meeting at a Pyongyang, North Korea, hotel Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. Rodman came to the North Korean capital with a team of USA basketball stars for an exhibition game on Jan. 8, the birthday of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Asked by CNN if he would take advantage of the event to make the case that jailed American missionary Kenneth Bae should be freed, Rodman grew angry.  AP/DAVID GUTTENFELDER

Basketball star Dennis Rodman angrily refused to answer questions about an American compatriot jailed in North Korea on Tuesday, complaining that criticism of Pyongyang’s rights record had overshadowed an exhibition game he has organized.

Posted: January 8th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Rodman says he loves North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman arrives at the capital airport for a flight to North Korea, in Beijing, China, Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. AP/Ng Han Guan

Former basketball star Dennis Rodman headed to Pyongyang Monday with a group of former NBA players, saying he will not raise concerns about repression in North Korea because leader Kim Jong-Un is his friend and he loves him.

Posted: January 6th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Gilas ‘un-invited’ to Jones Cup, says Chot Reyes

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gilass

Gilas-Pilipinas’ buildup for the coming Fiba-Asia championship takes a huge blow as the Philippine team gets “un-invited” to the 2013 Jones Cup in Taipei, according to head coach Chot Reyes.

Posted: May 27th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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