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Pacquiao mulling island retirement in Palawan

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World boxing champion and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao is looking to buy an island in Palawan to build a retirement home once he is through boxing.

Posted: May 30th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Puyol to leave Barcelona at end of season

FC Barcelona's Carles Puyol arrives for a press conference to announce his retirement as a FC Barcelona's soccer player at the Sports Center FC Barcelona Joan Gamper in San Joan Despi, Spain, Tuesday, March , 2014. The 35-year-old Puyol has spent his entire career with the Spanish league champions, having debuted in 1999. But he has made just 12 appearances this season after battling knee injuries in recent seasons. Puyol has been essential figure in Barcelona and Spain’s recent achievements, as the center back helped Spain win the 2010 World Cup two years after its European Championship triumph. Despite helping take Spain to the top of world football, Puyol has been the warrior defender center to Barcelona’s success, helping the club to 21 trophies including three Champions Leagues. AP

Barcelona defender Carles Puyol has decided to leave the club at the end of the season, preferring to take some time off after several injury-filled seasons and putting his football future in doubt.

Posted: March 5th, 2014 in Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports,Photos and Videos | Read More »

76ers retire Allen Iverson’s no. 3 jersey

Former Philadelphia 76er Allen Iverson salutes the crowd during a retirement ceremony at halftime of an NBA basketball game between the 76ers and the Washington Wizards, Saturday, March 1, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Allen Iverson cupped his hand to his left ear and asked to hear his favorite tune one more time.

Posted: March 2nd, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Talk ‘N Text’s Ali Peek announces retirement

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After 16 fruitful seasons in the PBA, Ali Peek has decided to call it a career.

Posted: February 26th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,PBA | Read More »

2002 Wimbledon runner-up David Nalbandian retires

Argentina's former tennis world number three David Nalbandian announces his retirement because of a persistent problem with his right shoulder during a press conference in Buenos Aires on October 1, 2013. The 31-year-old -- whose most prestigious victory was in coming from two sets down to beat Roger Federer in the 2005 Masters final -- will play a final exhibition match against Rafael Nadal on November 23 in Buenos Aires.  AFP

David Nalbandian, the 2002 Wimbledon finalist who caused an uproar a decade later by injuring a line judge at another tournament, retired from professional tennis Tuesday because of a shoulder injury.

Posted: October 2nd, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos,Tennis | Read More »

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