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Julaton to battle Egyptian kickboxer in MMA debut

April 15, 2014 8:10 pm

Ana “The Hurricane” Julaton, the first Filipina boxer to win the women’s World Boxing Organization Super Bantamweight and International Boxing Association Super Bantamweight World Championships will fight Aya Saeid Saber, an Egyptian kickboxing champion in her mixed martial arts (MMA) … Read more »

KLITSCHKO EXPECTS ‘PURE VIOLENCE’ AGAINST LEAPAI

April 15, 2014 8:10 pm

BERLIN: Wladimir Klitschko says he expects ‘pure violence’ when he defends his world heavyweight titles against Australia’s Alex Leapai in a fortnight. Klitschko, 38, will be defending his World Boxing Association, International Boxing Federation, World Boxing Organization and International Boxing … Read more »

Beermen eye second twice-to-beat edge

April 15, 2014 8:09 pm

SAN Miguel Beer will be gunning for the second twice-to-beat advantage when it faces Air 21 Express in a lone game at 8 p.m. today in the 39th Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Commissioner’s Cup elimination round at the Araneta Coliseum. … Read more »

Asian Games bets to come from Le Tour finishers

April 15, 2014 8:08 pm

The Integrated Cycling Federation of the Philippines (PhilCycling) will use the 2014 Le Tour de Filipinas as basis to select riders for the 17th Asian Games scheduled in September in Incheon, South Korea. PhilCycling President Abraham Tolentino said the top … Read more »

TANKER DIFUNTORUM TARGETS UNIVERSIADE

April 15, 2014 8:08 pm

Singapore Swim Meet 2013 multi-gold medalist Jason Ryan Difuntorum leads the long list of candidates for the prestigious World Summer Universiade following his impressive showing in the recently concluded 57th Leg Series Philippine Swimming League-Magnolia Swimfest. Difuntorum bagged three golds, … Read more »

Grizzlies eclipse Suns to clinch playoff spot

April 15, 2014 8:08 pm

PHOENIX: This wasn’t exactly how they mapped out the journey. But the Memphis Grizzlies can finally say those three feel-good words that largely define a successful regular season: We are in. Better late than never. Memphis clinched its fourth straight … Read more »

POWER PINOYS LOSE TO IRAQIS IN ASIAN MEN’S VOLLEY CLASSIFICATION ROUND

April 15, 2014 8:08 pm

The Philippines suffered another three-set loss to Iraq, 17-25, 21-25, 21-25, in the classification round of the 2014 Asian Men’s Volleyball Club Championship on Tuesday at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City. With the loss, the Power Pinoys … Read more »

DJOKOVIC BRACES FOR MONTE CARLO TITLE DEFENSE

April 15, 2014 8:07 pm

MONACO: Novak Djokovic believes he has hit the reset button on his 2014 season at exactly the right moment as the world number two enters the Monte Carlo Masters eager to begin his title defense. Djokovic enters the competition at … Read more »

USA ‘READY TO PLAY’ TO WIN WORLD CUP

April 15, 2014 8:07 pm

WASHINGTON: America is heading to Brazil “ready to play” in the 2014 World Cup, and Vice President Joe Biden will be leading the cheers for the US to bring home the coveted trophy for the first time. “When it comes … Read more »

BOSTON REMEMBERS MARATHON BOMBING VICTIMS, ONE YEAR ON

April 15, 2014 8:07 pm

BOSTON: One year after the deadly Boston Marathon bombings, the northeastern US city on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) will pay solemn tribute to the victims of the grisly attack that stunned the nation. The solemn ceremonies will take place at … Read more »


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