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PH chessers off to Norway amid terror threat

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Team Philippines will leave early Tuesday to compete in the 41st Chess Olympiad slated Aug. 1 to 14 in Tromso, Norway, amid a terrorist threat on the tournament.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

PH squad bracketed with USA in Fiba U17 World Championships

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The Philippines, bracketed with basketball-powerhouse United States, faces a tough preliminary round in the Fiba Under-17 World Championship slated in June.

Posted: February 13th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

SEA Games: PH bet Gabuco delivers gold in women’s boxing

Josie Gabuco (L) of Philippines fights Nguyen Thi Hoa (R) of Vietnam in the women's 46kg boxing final at the 25th Southeast Asian Games (SEAGAMES) in Vientiane on December 16, 2009. Gabuco won the gold medal and Hoa won the silver medal. AFP

Filipino boxing bet Josie Gabuco gave the country its fourth gold medal after ruling the women’s light flyweight division in the 27th Southeast Asian Games in Myanmar, according to the SEA Games official website.

Posted: December 14th, 2013 in Amateur,Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Section | Read More »

Amit keeps PH bid alive in world 10-ball

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FORMER world champion Rubilen Amit of the Philippines notched back to back wins yesterday and clinched a berth in the knockout stage of the Yalin Women’s World 10-Ball Championship at Resorts World Manila.

Posted: November 1st, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines | Read More »

Fiba Asia C’ship hosting ‘boon to PH basketball’

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HOSTING a Fiba Asia tournament “doesn’t come every year,” according to the cage body’s secretary general, Hagop Khajirian.

Posted: January 28th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

PH goalkeeper Neil Etheridge loaned from Fulham to Bristol Rovers

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Philippine national team goalkeeper Neil Etheridge will be suiting up with Bristol Rovers on a month-long loan from Fulham, the club confirmed.

Posted: September 21st, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

PH female pugs shut out Sri Lankans

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The Philippine women’s team stamped its class over Sri Lanka, 4-0, in their dual match that preceded the opening regular bouts of the 2012 PLDT-Abap National Amateur Boxing Championships yesterday at the municipal gym of this town noted for its Chocolate Hills.

Posted: March 4th, 2012 in Amateur,Boxing / MMA,Headlines,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Sy sparks PH runner-up feat in Asian bowling

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Eighteen-year-old Alexis Sy banked on an explosive performance in the step-ladder finals to capture the girls masters crown and lead the Philippines to a second overall finish in the recent 16th Asian Youth Tenpin Bowling Championships at the International Bowling Center in Nasr City in Cairo, Egypt. Sy, the 2010 Philippine International Open youth girls [...]

Posted: February 19th, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

National U Bulldogs enlist PH youth star

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Alejando, who played for Energen Pilipinas in the FIBA Asia U-16, commits to National U.

Vying to turn itself into a league contender, National University taps another Philippine youth team star to boost its UAAP men’s basketball campaign.

Rodolfo “J-Jay” Alejandro III committed Sunday to suit up for the Bulldogs just months after starring for the national under-16 team and the Mapua Red Robins in the NCAA juniors division.

Posted: February 19th, 2012 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,UAAP | Read More »

All set for PSA Awards, the ‘Oscars’ of PH sports

The PSA (Philippine Sportswriters Association), the country’s oldest print media organization, celebrates its annual PSA Awards Night on March 3 at the historic Manila Hotel, with boxer Nonito Donaire Jr. and billiards hero Dennis Orcollo sharing co-Athletes of the Year honors for the year 2011.

Posted: February 17th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

Orcollo falls; Corteza 2 other PH bets advance

The unexpected fall of defending champion Dennis Orcollo in the round of 32 marred the Philippine campaign in the 2012 World 8-Ball Championship in Fujairah, United Arab Emirates, Wednesday night. Shut out in the first five racks, Orcollo bowed to Karol Skowerski, 3-9 in the knockout stage after earlier hurdling Nasser Al Mujaibel of Kuwait [...]

Posted: February 16th, 2012 in Billiards,Headlines,Other Sports | Read More »

Patrombon, Arcilla cap sweep by PH cuppers

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Johnny Arcilla and Ruben Gonzales of the PHL after winning their match off Cyril Jacobe and Danielle Llarenas of the Pacific Oceana. Photo by August dela Cruz

Jeson Patrombon and Johnny Arcilla made quick work of their rivals in the reverse singles as the Philippines completed a 5-0 shutout of Pacific Oceania in their Asia-Oceania Davis Cup Group 2 tie Sunday at the USANT Forum here.

Posted: February 12th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

Filipinos snare nine golds, but stay in 6th spot

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Team Philippines came up with its most productive harvest of nine golds from various fronts Monday but failed to lift the country out of the doldrums in the 26th Southeast Asian Games here.

Posted: November 21st, 2011 in Amateur,Boxing / MMA,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

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