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8 tracksters to train in US for Asiad

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Eight Filipino tracksters who figured prominently in the last Southeast Asian Games may be sent to the United States for training as part of their preparation for the 17th Asian Games.

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

US Ambassador Goldberg wants to see an Ateneo-La Salle game

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US Ambassador Philip Goldberg Photo by Celest Flores/INQUIRER.net

There’s perhaps nothing quite like the Ateneo-De La Salle rivalry here.

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

8 wrestlers out of meet after lynching photo

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An attorney for eight young U.S. wrestlers kicked out of a tournament after a photo surfaced of team members apparently simulating a lynching says the boys only intended to show school spirit.

Posted: February 21st, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Nets may make Collins first openly gay player

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Jason Collins, who revealed his homosexuality last April, could become the first openly gay player in the NBA by signing a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets, ESPN reported Thursday.

Posted: February 21st, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

Guess who dropped by USA House? Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, visits USA House during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Friday in Sochi, Russia. From left, US Olympic Committee official Lisa Baird, Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko and Head of the United States National Olympic Committee Scott Blackmun. AP

In a powerful symbol of international sports detente, Russian President Vladimir Putin dropped in on US Olympic headquarters Friday to chat about the Winter Games and the upcoming Russia-US hockey showdown.

Posted: February 15th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Maria Hoefl-Riesch wins Olympic super-combined

Germany's Maria Hoefl-Riesch reacts after finishing the slalom portion of the women's supercombined to win the gold medal at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. AP

Maria Hoefl-Riesch won her second straight Olympic super-combined title Monday, with downhill leader Julia Mancuso settling for bronze.

Posted: February 10th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

NFL: Record crowds packed trains ahead of Super Bowl

Seattle Seahawks fans Justyn Egert and Candace Henderson, of Seattle, take a selfie outside MetLife Stadium before the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J.  AP

Record throngs of train transit riders packed a key transfer station Sunday on the way to Super Bowl 48 as crowds arrived to watch the Denver Broncos face the Seattle Seahawks.

Posted: February 3rd, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Yankees sign Tanaka to 7-year deal

In this Nov. 24, 2013 photo, Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka waves during a parade celebrating the Rakuten Golden Eagles' Japan Series victory in Sendai, northeastern Japan, Thursday morning, Jan. 23, 2014. The New York Yankees capped an offseason spending spree by agreeing Wednesday, Jan. 22 to a $155 million, seven-year contract with prized 25-year-old right-hander Tanaka. AP/Kyodo News

Star Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka on Thursday vowed to help bring the world championship to the New York Yankees after striking a seven-year Major League Baseball deal worth $155 million with the US club.

Posted: January 23rd, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Ex-US World Cup captain in talks with Azkals

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A world Cup veteran who has played 81 times for the United States and has vast experience playing in the German Bundesliga is also being considered as the next coach of the Philippine Azkals.

Posted: January 21st, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines | Read More »

Rodman in North Korea angered by question on jailed American

Dennis Rodman speaks with fellow US basketball players during a team meeting at a Pyongyang, North Korea, hotel Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. Rodman came to the North Korean capital with a team of USA basketball stars for an exhibition game on Jan. 8, the birthday of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Asked by CNN if he would take advantage of the event to make the case that jailed American missionary Kenneth Bae should be freed, Rodman grew angry.  AP/DAVID GUTTENFELDER

Basketball star Dennis Rodman angrily refused to answer questions about an American compatriot jailed in North Korea on Tuesday, complaining that criticism of Pyongyang’s rights record had overshadowed an exhibition game he has organized.

Posted: January 8th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Rodman says he loves North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman arrives at the capital airport for a flight to North Korea, in Beijing, China, Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. AP/Ng Han Guan

Former basketball star Dennis Rodman headed to Pyongyang Monday with a group of former NBA players, saying he will not raise concerns about repression in North Korea because leader Kim Jong-Un is his friend and he loves him.

Posted: January 6th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Pacquiao denies he owes IRS $18M

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Manny Pacquiao  AFP FILE PHOTO

Eight-division boxing champion Manny Pacquiao on Wednesday said the reports that he owed more than $18 million in taxes in the United States were the handiwork of people out to destroy him.

Posted: December 12th, 2013 in Boxing / MMA,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Pacquiao Files | Read More »

NBA stars promise great show in Manila

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The biggest basketball spectacle for this hoop-crazy nation has begun.
Two star-studded teams, along with an array of the sport’s living legends, arrived in Manila on Monday as the National Basketball Association stages a preseason game for the first time in Southeast Asia.

Posted: October 8th, 2013 in Basketball,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos and Videos | Read More »

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