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Bouchard topples Jankovic to reach semis

Eugenie Bouchard, of Canada, returns to Jelena Jankovic, of Serbia, during the Family Circle Cup tennis tournament in Charleston, S.C., Friday, April 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

Sixth-seeded Eugenie Bouchard notched one of the biggest wins of her career Friday, reaching the semi-finals of the WTA Family Circle Cup by toppling world number eight Jelena Jankovic.

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

Mercer shocks Duke in NCAA tourney opener

Mercer forward Jakob Gollon (20) celebrates a basket against Duke during the first half of a second-round game in the NCAA college basketball tournament, Friday, March 21, 2014, in Raleigh, N.C. AP

Daniel Coursey scored 17 points and Mercer pulled off the biggest upset in the NCAA tournament so far by knocking off Duke 78-71 Friday.

Posted: March 22nd, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Blazers stop Atlas to clinch NCAA beach volley crown

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St. Benilde players receiver their awards. Contributed Photo/ KC Cruz

St. Benilde halted Perpetual Help two-peat bid in the NCAA men’s beach volleyball tournament as it seized the season 89 crown on Saturday here.

Posted: February 22nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports,Photos and Videos,Section,Volleyball | Read More »

Custodio, Viernes sizzle as MOB pins first loss on Skyforce

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Jeff Viernes. Contributed Photo

MOB dealt Skyforce its first loss, 98-94, after prevailing in a game of spurts in the 2013 Danny Espiritu Cup basketball tournament at the Lyceum Gym.

Posted: September 22nd, 2013 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Shootout under way at Pueblo de Oro

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THEIR recent performances ringing out like a warning to the rest of the field, Frankie Miñoza and Angelo Que set out as the logical favorites in the P1-million ICTSI Pueblo de Oro championship that gets going today in Cagayan de Oro.

Posted: July 9th, 2013 in Golf,Headlines | Read More »

Don’t squander my success, Murray tells Britain

Britain's Andy Murray celebrates beating Serbia's Novak Djokovic during the men's singles final on day thirteen of the 2013 Wimbledon Championships tennis tournament at the All England Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 7, 2013. Murray won 6-4, 7-5, 6-4.  AFP PHOTO / POOL / ANJA NIEDRINGHAUS

Andy Murray has warned the country’s tennis establishment that if the millions of dollars generated by Wimbledon are squandered, Britain may wait another 77 years to celebrate a homegrown champion.

Posted: July 8th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

UAAP: FEU routs UP behind Romeo, Garcia to stay unscathed

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Terrence Romeo. Photo by Junnel Maranan/ICM

Terrence Romeo continued his torrid play as Far Eastern University fought off University of the Philippines, 75-57, Sunday in the UAAP Season 76 men’s basketball tournament at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City.

Posted: July 7th, 2013 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,UAAP | Read More »

Murray retires with back pain; Nadal wins in Rome

Spain's Rafael Nadal returns the ball to Italy's Fabio Fognini during their match at the Italian Open tennis tournament in Rome, Wednesday, May 15, 2013. AP FILE PHOTO

Back pain forced Andy Murray to retire midway through his second-round match at the Italian Open on Wednesday. He may have to sit out the French Open, too.

Posted: May 16th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Back injury sidelines Venus Williams at Sony Open

Venus Williams returns a shot from Kimiko Date-Krumm, of Japan, during the Sony Open tennis tournament, Thursday, March 21, 2013 in Key Biscayne, Fla. Williams won 7-6 (3) 3-6, 6-4. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

A big match beckoned for Venus Williams on a court where she first hoisted the championship trophy 15 years ago.

Alas, on Saturday she wasn’t up to any heavy lifting.

Posted: March 24th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

Weiss names 23-man Challenge Cup side

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There’s no shortage in experience and quality in the latest group of Azkals tasked to qualify for the AFC Challenge Cup final tournament next year.

Posted: March 18th, 2013 in Football,Headlines | Read More »

No. 4 Louisville wins Big East title

Syracuse's James Southerland (43) reacts after scoring during the first half of an NCAA college basketball championship game against Louisville at the Big East Conference tournament Saturday, March 16, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Peyton Siva had 11 points and eight assists to lead No. 4 Louisville to a 78-61 victory over No. 19 Syracuse on Saturday night, giving the Cardinals their second straight Big East tournament title.

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

Nadal wins 1st title since return from injury

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Argentinian tennis player David Nalbandian (R) speaks with Spanish Rafael Nadal during the award ceremony of the Brazil Open at Ibirapuera gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on February 17, 2013. Nadal defeated Nalbandian 6-2, 6-3. AFP PHOTO/YASUYOSHI CHIBA

The last time Rafael Nadal won in Brazil, it was at the very start of the most dominant clay-court career tennis has ever seen.

Posted: February 18th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Fil-Am wins big in U.S. chess tourney

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Filipino-American David Asuncion Apelo bested 61 other players in a 7-Round Swiss format to bag the crown for the 45th Liberty Bell Open Under -2100 chess tournament on Jan. 18-21, at the Sonesta Hotel in Philadelphia.

Posted: February 11th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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