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Angara: Beating Fiba deadline for Blatche naturalization a ‘tall order’

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Senator Juan Edgardo “Sonny” Angara admitted Wednesday that beating Fiba’s July 15 deadline to clear the necessary requirements for a naturalized player to be eligible in the coming World Cup won’t be easy.

Posted: March 12th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

GAB board member denies PBA games getting more violent

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Saying that getting physical was not new in the Philippine Basketball Association, a former PBA player now sitting on the Games and Amusement Board denied Tuesday that professional basketball games in the Philippines were becoming more violent as alleged in newspaper reports.

Posted: February 5th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

US Senators push bill to battle fraud in boxing

Filipino boxing idol Manny Pacquiao outpunches American Timothy Bradley Jr. (left) but still loses his WBO welterweight title at MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, in a highly controversial and unpopular split decision. AFP

Giving voice to the outrage over Timothy Bradley’s controversial split decision over Manny Pacquiao, two senators introduced legislation Monday that would create a special boxing commission to oversee all matches in the United States and restore integrity to the sport.

Posted: June 21st, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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