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NBA player granted Filipino citizenship, will play for Gilas team

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The Senate on Monday approved the naturalization of American basketball player Andray Blatche on third and final reading.

Posted: May 26th, 2014 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

UAAP 2-year residency rule may be junked

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The UAAP may be forced to strike out its controversial two-year residency rule as a proposed new measure by Sen. Pia Cayetano has moved closer to getting passed in the Senate.

Posted: May 22nd, 2014 in Basketball,Headlines,UAAP | Read More »

Pia Cayetano declares war on UAAP residency rule

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Sen. Pia Cayetano FILE PHOTO

The head of the Senate committee on education, arts and culture, is threatening to pass a measure against the controversial residency rule of the University of Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) if the latter fails to come up with an “agreement” within two weeks.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,UAAP | Read More »

They’re spoiling our collegiate athletes

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Top level players of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) are allegedly being pirated by some member-schools in exchange of a house and lot, and a car, Senator Pia Cayetano said on Thursday.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Mexico: prison for sporting events aggressors

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Mexico’s lower house of Congress has approved a bill that allows for prison terms for fans who engage in violent acts at sporting events.

Posted: March 28th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Camaso lifts Judiciary quint

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FORMER pro Kenneth Duremdes of Senate Defenders breaks through the defense of Malacañang. The Patriots prevailed, 81-75.

Former pro Don Camaso capped his game-high 33 points with clutch baskets to power Judiciary Magis past the Department of Justice, 101-96, in the UNTV Cup Season 2 at Meralco Gym over the weekend.

Posted: March 11th, 2014 in Basketball,Headlines | Read More »

Judiciary eyes 3rd straight win

Defending champion Judiciary guns for its third straight victory even as Senate hopes to bounce back from a loss in today’s UNTV Cup Season 2 at Meralco Gym.

Posted: March 9th, 2014 in Basketball,Headlines,Section | Read More »

Senate commends Winter Olympian Michael Martinez

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Michael Martinez at the Senate. Photo by Maila Ager/ INQUIRER.net

The Senate on Wednesday adopted several resolutions, commending Michael Christian Martinez, the first Filipino figure skater to qualify for the Winter Olympics.

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

UNTV Cup II: One more round

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One good round deserves another and if more teams want to join, then why not?

Posted: February 10th, 2014 in Commentary,One Game at a Time | Read More »

New UAAP residency rule favoring universities, not students—Pia Cayetano

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Senator Pia Cayetano during votation at the plenary hall of Senate. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/ JOSEPH VIDAL

The new residency rule of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) is favoring the universities instead of the students, Senator Pia Cayetano said Monday during a Senate hearing.

Posted: April 1st, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

UAAP residency rule would waste ‘prime time’ of athletes—Pia Cayetano

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Sen. Pia Cayetano: Unacceptable and defeatist. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Senator Pia Cayetano questioned the two-year residency rule of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) in a Senate hearing Monday saying it would waste the “prime time” of the student-athletes.

Posted: April 1st, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

GAB board member denies PBA games getting more violent

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Saying that getting physical was not new in the Philippine Basketball Association, a former PBA player now sitting on the Games and Amusement Board denied Tuesday that professional basketball games in the Philippines were becoming more violent as alleged in newspaper reports.

Posted: February 5th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Solons rally behind Pacquiao, say he’s still ‘people’s champ’

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Pacquiao - I'll be back. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Legislators rallied behind their colleague, Sarangani Representative Manny Pacquiao, assuring him that he was still the “people’s champ” following his surprising defeat against Mexican Juan Manuel Marquez on Sunday (Manila time) in Las Vegas.

Posted: December 10th, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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