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Dennis Rodman checks into alcohol rehab—report

Dennis Rodman AP FILE PHOTO

Former basketball star Dennis Rodman, facing a backlash for a series of visits to North Korea, has checked himself into an alcohol-rehab facility, according to US media.

Posted: January 19th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Chris Tiu leads 2013 TOYM awardees

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Chris Tiu. FILE PHOTO

Professional basketball player Chris Tiu and eight others were feted as The Outstanding Young Men (TOYM) for 2013 at a ceremony in Malacañang on Thursday.

Posted: December 19th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

British diver Tom Daley says he is dating a man

Tom Daley

Olympic diver Tom Daley says he is in a relationship with a man.

Posted: December 2nd, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

PBA dreams fulfilled for Slaughter, Sangalang and Almazan

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(From left) Greg Slaughter, Ian Sangalang and Raymond Almazan: Dreams fulfilled. PBA IMAGES by Nuki Sabio

There was little anxiety to say the least and just merely for the sake of formality as PBA commissioner Chito Salud one by one called out the names of the first three picks in the 2013 PBA Draft Sunday.

Posted: November 4th, 2013 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,PBA | Read More »

Love, marriage, divorce in air at Wimbledon

Maria Sharapova, Grigor Dimitrov, Serena Williams. AP

LONDON — Black hearts, messy divorces, mixed doubles blossoming into marriage and a day pass which also ended in a lifetime commitment.   At Wimbledon 2013, there are seismic shocks on the courts and love in the air.   Serena Williams started it with some ill-timed comments about the love life of Maria Sharapova.   [...]

Posted: July 3rd, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Salud ‘humbled, inspired’ by PSA Executive of the Year award

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PBA Commissioner Atty. Angelico T. Salud PBA IMAGE / Nuki Sabio

The recognition of Atty. Chito Salud as Executive of the Year in the 2013 Philippine Sportswriters Association awards is a “validation” of the PBA’s success in instilling a culture of sportsmanship among its players.

Posted: March 17th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

‘Old’ Larry Fonacier nails 500th career triple

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Talk 'N Text's Larry Fonacier  PBA IMAGE/ Nuki Sabio(file)

With eight minutes left to play on Wednesday night, Larry Fonacier nailed his 500th career three-pointer in less than a decade’s stay in the PBA.

Posted: March 14th, 2013 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,PBA | Read More »

Former boxing champ Evander Holyfield arrives in Manila

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holyfield

Former heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield arrived in Manila early Wednesday morning to lead humanitarian efforts for children in typhoon-affected areas in Mindanao.

Posted: February 14th, 2013 in Boxing / MMA,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Professional | Read More »

San Mig Coffee’s Marc Pingris eyes to be the best stopper for years

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Marc Pingris: ‘Best defender’. AUGUST DELA CRUZ/INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

There is no glamor in defense, but versatile bigman Marc Pingris doesn’t mind that at all.

Posted: November 2nd, 2012 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,PBA | Read More »

Cancer community rallies around Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong, right, chats with other riders at the start line of the Power of Four mountain bicycle race at the starting line in Snowmass Village, Colo., early Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012. The race is the first public appearance for Armstrong since the U.S. Anti-Doping Association stripped him of his seven Tour de France championships and banned him for life from the sport.  (P Photo/David Zalubowski

Lance Armstrong, branded a drug cheat and banned from cycling by the US Anti-Doping Agency, can still count on support from the cancer community, the head of the Union for International Cancer Control said Monday.

Posted: August 28th, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

San Miguel’s Leo Avenido is 2012 ABL MVP

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Wong Wei long of the Slingers is block by Leo Avenido of the SMB RP. PHOTO BY AUGUST DELA CRUZ

San Miguel’s Leo Avenido has been named as the Local Most Valuable Player of the 3rd Asean Basketball League Thursday, and became the first Filipino player to claim the plum.

Posted: June 28th, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Paris police recover 300k-euro watch stolen from Nadal

Rafael Nadal   AP PHOTO/MICHEL EULER

Paris police have recovered a 300,000-euro ($375,000) watch stolen from Rafael Nadal at the hotel where he stayed during the French Open and arrested a hotel employee, a police source said Wednesday.

Posted: June 13th, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Manny Pacquiao swept up in Linsanity

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guyito

Like most people in the world, “Fighter of the Decade” Manny Pacquiao has been swept up in Linsanity.

Posted: February 23rd, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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