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Michael Martinez puts on a show for fans

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Michael Christian Martinez with his mother, Teresa Martinez . Photo by Ryan Leagogo/INQUIRER.net

Michael Christian Martinez, dressed in a black outfit with gaudy accents, spun in the air before landing smoothly and gracefully.

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

Shell Eco-marathon ends; Indonesia, Malaysia top winners

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On to the checkered flag! Countless kilometers were driven and 29 trophies were given in the closure of the three-day racing event of the Shell Eco-marathon 2014 Sunday evening in Manila.

Posted: February 10th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Efficient mobility in eco-marathon

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AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko

Efficient mobility is what this Saturday’s eco-marathon event in Manila hopes to imbibe in its participating students who, after the race, may be given the opportunity to work for its organizer.

Posted: February 7th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Race to the future is on

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Photo by Hotaru Niitsu/INQUIRER.net

The race to the future is on and getting there can be fun.

Posted: February 7th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Bianca Gonzales, 3 other foreign celebrities get ready for eco-marathon

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Bianca Gonzales. Hotaru Niitsu/INQUIRER.net

Four celebrities, one car. Bianca Gonzales, Lisa Surihani, Jean Danker and Alex Rendell took the 1.2 kilometer Shell Eco-marathon track Friday in their Shell prototype cars during a practice session for the automobile race in Manila Saturday.

Posted: February 7th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Allen Iverson may visit Manila soon

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Former NBA superstar Allen Iverson. AFP FILE PHOTO

Former NBA superstar Allen Iverson may visit the country soon. Following a brief visit to Indonesia last October, Iverson, the 2001 NBA MVP, had expressed his intention of exploring Asia and the Philippines is next on his list.

Posted: February 5th, 2014 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,NBA,Photos and Videos,Section | Read More »

Linsanity hits Manila as Rockets warm up for game

Jeremy Lin shoots around during the Houston Rockets' first practice at Mall of Asia Arena for the NBA Global Games. Photo by Celest Flores/INQUIRER.net

Jeremy Lin easily stole the spotlight as the Houston Rockets practiced on Tuesday for this week’s first NBA preseason game in the basketball-obsessed Philippines.

Posted: October 8th, 2013 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

Derrick Rose raring to make up for lost time

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Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose. AP FILE PHOTO

After being out for more than a year, Chicago Bulls go-to-guy Derrick Rose is just itching to get back on the basketball court.

Posted: September 18th, 2013 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA,Section | Read More »

Estrada can’t afford to lose this one

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HE DID not lose by a shocking knockout like Manny Pacquiao but, like it or not, it’s a great shot at redemption Mayor Joseph Estrada has taken with his bold bid to reshape Manila into one liveable, respectable capital again.

Posted: July 29th, 2013 in Bare Eye,Commentary,Editors' Picks | Read More »

LeBron: ‘This is not going to be my last time here’

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LeBron James during the “Witness History” tour press conference at the Makati Shangri-La hotel in Makati City. Mark Giongco/INQUIRER.net photo

Out of the black curtains that hung on the walls of the makeshift stage with his renowned brand and phrase plastered on it, LeBron James came out in style just like how he won his second straight NBA title last June.

Posted: July 23rd, 2013 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,NBA,Photos and Videos | Read More »

More than 23,000 fans witness PBA semis doubleheader

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MANILA, Philippines — A new record in gate attendance has been set in 2013 PBA Commissioner’s Cup double header semifinals on Wednesday night. The Smart Araneta Coliseum was full to the brim, with the number of spectators — who paid to watch the Alaska-San Mig Coffee, Ginebra-Talk N’ Text match ups — reaching 23,108. Standing room only (SRO) [...]

Posted: May 8th, 2013 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,PBA,Section | Read More »

First NBA Café in Asia set to open in Manila in September

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NBA CAFE IN MANILA  (From left), NBA staff Francesco Suarez, Vice President for Business Development & Marketing Partnerships, NBA Asia; Carlo Singson, NBA Asia Country Manager-Philippines; Scott Levy, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, NBA Asia; NBA Legend Muggsy Bogues; Vicente Cheng, Chairman, Hoopla Inc.; Nian Rigor; Chico Sy of SM Engineering Design and Development; and Steven Tan, Vice President for Operations, SM Premier Malls.

What better place to hold a viewing party of the annual NBA All-Star game or game seven of the NBA Finals than in a league-owned Café?

Posted: May 8th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Cortez’ dual role vital to Air21

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Mike Cortez of Air 21 and Tony Dela Cruz of Alaska battle for the ball At Smart Araneta. FILE PHOTOAUGUST DELA CRUZ

It’s hard enough to effectively run the point and even tougher to switch from being a playmaker to a scorer.

Posted: March 25th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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