ROMY P. MARIÑAS

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Their feet of clay proved to be no match o the fast, punishing grass of Wimbledon. Marian Cilic of Croatia and American Venus Williams would have been the bigger champions they could possibly be even if they did not win the men’s and women’s single titles in this year’s third…

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A P100-million fund from the “yellow” forces is being dangled before lawmakers to ensure that Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos will be detained over her alleged misuse of more than P66 million in tobacco excise taxes. Marcos herself made the allegation in an exclusive phone interview with The Manila Times,…

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The chairman of the Inquirer Group of Companies on Monday confirmed that she has resumed discussions with long-standing friend and business partner Ramon S. Ang for the sale of the Prieto family’s interest and majority share in the Inquirer Group. Marixi Prieto, in a statement, said the sale “culminates a…

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Just a “pretty face” was how Maureen Wroblewitz was described by her fellow contestants in Asia’s Next Top Model (AsNTM) Cycle 5. Also described as the “smallest” and the youngest, she went on to win the region’s top modeling contest against taller, older and, in this corner’s opinion, “less beautiful”…

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Already categorized as a “Tier 2” football tournament in recent reports, the 2017 Confederations Cup that came to a close on July 3 in Russia has further been diminished with eventual winner Germany admitting that it had fielded its “B” team to the intercontinental championships. German grit won over a…

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It seems that technology has finally caught up with football after millennia of being played as eriskyros in Ancient Greece and later in Ancient Rome as harpastum. The ongoing 2017 Confederations Cup in Russia, a curtain-raiser to the 2018 World Cup, is employing video assistant referees as the final arbiter…

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It is arrogant of Philippine sports authorities to think that even if it submitted past the deadline its line-up for the country’s basketball team to the 29th Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) in August this year, host Kuala Lumpur would still keep the door open for the biennial event’s defending champion.…

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On paper, the Philippine Azkals will win their 2019 Asian Cup qualifying match against the national football team of Taji­kis­tan today at Dushanbe, capital of the landlocked Central Asian republic. The Azkals and their Tajikistan counterparts first met in 2008, with the clash ending in a scoreless draw. In their…

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Garbine Muguruza would not win Miss Congeniality if such title was awarded at the ongoing French Open in Paris. Muguruza, a Spaniard who was born in Venezuela, on Tuesday was dethroned as the defending champion at Roland Garros, one of the four Grand Slams of tennis. She was booted out…

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The Philippines Football League (PFL) entering the scene early this month breathed life to a sport not exactly dying in these parts, only that it had arguably lain dormant for lack of an internationally competitive national team to carry the country’s banner beyond Rizal Memorial Football Stadium in Manila and…

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