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Hoey advances to US Amateur quarterfinals

FILIPINO-AMERICAN Rico Hoey bested two foes in succession on Thursday (Friday in Manila) to gain the quarterfinal round of the final edition of the US Amateur Public Links Championship.

Posted: July 19th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Lessons from a World Cup

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FILIPINO football fans can’t wait for the Germany-Argentina World Cup final on Monday morning (Manila time). The early rising for the dramatic quarterfinal and semifinal matches have been all worth it given the athletic and emotional investments the teams have poured in.

Posted: July 12th, 2014 in Commentary,Featured Columns,One Game at a Time | Read More »

Saludar falls

FROILAN Saludar suffered a devastating second-round knockout loss to hometown guy McWilliams Arroyo Thursday (Friday morning in Manila) at Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon, Puerto Rico.

Posted: June 21st, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

NBA’s Kevin Love spends meaningful time with Manila kids, orphans

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Kevin Love sits beside Chris Tiu as they await the start of the basketball clinic at Manila Boystown on Friday.

While the rest of the world was busy speculating where he’s headed next, NBA star Kevin Love spent his Friday morning doing something meaningful.

Posted: June 20th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Manila Mavericks join world tennis league

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Five top local corporations are expected to either pool their resources or outbid one another to raise $8 million and finance the Manila franchise of the International Premier Tennis League that will pit the top players in the world as well as past icons of the sport.

Posted: May 12th, 2014 in Headlines,Tennis | Read More »

Tennis greats to visit PH as Manila hosts first leg of IPTL

Britain's Andy Murray returns the ball during a Madrid Open tennis tournament match against Nicolas Almagro from Spain, in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, May 7, 2014. AP

Because of the ongoing political unrest in Thailand, the first leg of the inaugural International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) which features the top current and former tennis players in the world will be played here instead of Bangkok.

Posted: May 11th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

CEU, La Salle cagebelles continue rise

Centro Escolar University rebounded from a shock defeat last week with a 65-56 win over College of St. Benilde even as UAAP champion La Salle continued its resurgence recently in the 3rd Pilipinas Chinese Amateur Basketball League (PCABL) Dickies Women’s Cup at CEU Lumera Tower gym in Legarda, Manila.

Posted: April 26th, 2014 in Basketball,Headlines,Section | Read More »

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 »

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