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La Salle sweeps first round of UAAP women’s volleyball

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Defending champion La Salle capped its first-round sweep with a 25-12, 25-18, 25-20 dispatching of University of the East in the UAAP season 76 women’s volleyball.

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

Perlas PH settles for silver after ripping Myanmar in women’s hoops

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Staff and players of the Discovery Perlas ng Pilipinas team at the press launch in Prime 22 restaurant at the Discovery Suites in Ortigas. CELEST FLORES/INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The Philippines settled for the silver medal following an 80-31 beatdown of host Myanmar in the 27th Southeast Asian Games women’s basketball tournament Monday at the Zayyar Thiri Stadium in Nay Pyi Taw.

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

Perlas ng Pilipinas loses big to Thailand in SEA Games

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Perlas ng Pilipinas, the country’s women’s basketball team, trailed big early and was never able to recover as the Filipinos suffered a 36-75 beating at the hands of Thailand in the 27th Southeast Asian Games Tuesday at the Zeya-thiri Stadium in Myanmar.

Posted: December 10th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

PH Perlas team beats Uzbekistan in FIBA Asia women

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Philippines pulled away in the final three minutes to beat Uzbekistan, 62-55, in the 2013 FIBA Asia Championship for Women Monday in Bangkok, Thailand.

Posted: October 28th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Adamson, La Salle triumph in UAAP women’s hoops final four

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Adamson refused to end its UAAP season 76 women’s basketball campaign on Sunday and stunned topseeded National University, 76-71, at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

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

FEU keeps perfect record after dumping UP in women’s basketball

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Mary Remy Joy Palma of FEU launches a spike against the defense of Suzanne Roces and Rhea Katrina Dimaculangan of Sandugo SSC  during their match of Shakey's V-League season 9 open conference held at Ninoy Aquino Stadium. EDWIN BELLOSILLO/INQUIRER

The FEU Lady Tamaraws are moving closer to a sweep of the eliminations Friday after dumping UP Lady Maroons, 48-31, in 75th UAAP women’s basketball tournament at the San Juan Arena.

Posted: August 31st, 2012 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,Section,UAAP | Read More »

US women win first 3-on-3 world basketball title

USA's Chiney Ogwumike, center, Bria Hartley, left and Ann Strother,right, celebrate their win  against France during the final basketball game for the  3X3 World basketball Championship  in front of Zappeion hall in Athens, Sunday Aug. 26, 2012. USA women's team won the game 17 - 16.   AP Photo/Kostas Tsironis

The United States women’s team won the inaugural 3-on-3 world basketball championship by beating France 17-16 in Sunday’s final.

Posted: August 27th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

US settles for silver in women’s volleyball

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US Lindsey Berg (L) and Nicole Davis comfort each other after losing to Brazil in the gold medal by defeating the US in the women's volleyball gold medal match of the London 2012 Olympics Games, in London on August 11, 2012.   / MANAN VATSYAYANA

A second-straight volleyball gold inspired summersaults from Brazil. It brought tears to the United States.

Posted: August 12th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Spain wins dramatic Olympic sailing gold

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Spain's Angela Pumariega Menendez, Sofia Toro Prieto Puga and Tamara Echegoyen Dominguez celebrate with a flare after winning gold in in the women's Elliott 6m sailing class at the London 2012 Olympic Games in Weymouth on August 11, 2012. AFP  / WILLIAM WEST

In her quest for a gold medal in women’s match racing, Australia’s Olivia Price instead found herself being swept out of the back of her boat and into the big waves on Weymouth Bay.

Posted: August 12th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Olympics: US women rip France for fifth gold in a row

US players pose with their gold medals after winning the London 2012 Olympic Games women's basketball competition at the North Greenwich Arena in London on August 11, 2012. AFP  /TIMOTHY A.  CLARY

Candace Parker scored a game-high 21 points and the United States won their fifth Olympic women’s basketball gold medal in a row by overpowering France 86-50 in Saturday’s championship game.

Posted: August 12th, 2012 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Olympics give Katie Taylor stage to show her stuff

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Katie Taylor of Ireland is declared winner on points over Natasha Jonas of Great Britain in the women's Lightweight boxing quarterfinals of the 2012 London Olympic Games at the ExCel Arena August 6, 2012 in London. AFP  / JACK GUEZ

Women’s boxing already had a star. She just needed a stage.

Posted: August 7th, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Women’s boxing finally steps into Olympic ring

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Great Britain's Natasha Jonas reacts after her fight against the United States' Quanitta Underwood during a women's lightweight boxing match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, in London. AP/Patrick Semansky

Nicola Adams and the first Olympic women’s boxers have little time to enjoy the history they made in their debut Sunday. They’ve all got to fight for medals on Monday.

Posted: August 6th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Olympics: Australian boxer adds feminine touch to historic bout

Australia's Naomi-Lee Fisher-Rasmussen, leaves the arena after her fight against Sweden's Anna Laurell, during the women's 75-kg middleweight boxing competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Australian boxer Naomi-Lee Fischer-Rasmussen added a feminine touch to women’s boxing’s historic Olympic debut on Sunday when she wore a skirt in her first-round defeat to Sweden’s Anna Laurell.

Posted: August 6th, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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