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NBA: Olympic bonding with LeBron helped Cavs land Love

Kevin Love. NOY MORCOSO/INQUIRER.net

Kevin Love’s camaraderie with LeBron James during their time as US gold medal team-mates at the 2012 London Olympics helped convince Love to join him on the NBA Cleveland Cavaliers.

Posted: August 27th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Prosecutor: Lying Pistorius has lost this race

Oscar Pistorius checks his mobile phone in court in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, May 20, 2014, after a ruling was read out by Judge Thokozile Masipa that he would undergo psychiatric evaluation. Pistorius is charged with the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day in 2013. AP

In closing arguments in a murder trial that has riveted South Africa and many around the world, the chief prosecutor said Thursday that Olympian Oscar Pistorius dropped “the baton of truth” and produced a succession of lies to save himself from a conviction for shooting to death his girlfriend.

Posted: August 8th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

So leads Olympic team with Barbosa, Sadorra

After ruling the Capablanca Memorial 2014 in Havana, Cuba, on Sunday, Grandmaster Wesley So’s next calling is to spearhead the Philippine team to a lofty placing in the coming Chess Olympiad.

Posted: May 20th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Boxing hero Villanueva laid to rest

Olympic silver medalist Anthony Villanueva will be laid to rest today at the Loyola Memorial Park chapel along Sucat Road in Parañaque City, where his body has been lying in state since his death last Tuesday.

Posted: May 18th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Headlines,Professional,Section | Read More »

Wladimir Klitschko eyes Olympic return

Wladimir Klitschko AP File Photo

Undisputed world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko of Ukraine has said he wants to compete at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games, the Interfax-Ukraine news agency reported Monday.

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

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