ROMY P. MARIÑAS

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It apparently does not in the case of Alex De Minaur, who is touted in published reports as The Next Big Thing not only in Australian but also world tennis. De Minaur lost his first-ever finals on the Association of Tennis Professionals tour early this week to Daniil Medvedev of…

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What sport or sports could Jesus Christ–whether as Christ of the Andes or Black Nazarene–could have possibly played before He embarked on saving mankind from the sins of the world? In all His not so many years on Earth, practically nothing has been said of what JC liked and did…

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Michael Christian Martinez, 21, won’t repeat as Southeast Asia’s representative to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. The Filipino figure skater was not only the Philippines’ first Winter Olympian but also the region’s only competitor in the event in the 2014 edition in Sochi. Southeast Asia will be represented this…

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The Philippine is no longer the highest ranked football team in Southeast Asia. In the December 2017 FIFA rankings, the country’s national team known as the Philippine Azkals occupied the 124th slot, down from the November 2017 place of 118th. That spot makes the Philippine Azkals only the second-best Southeast Asian…

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It is commendable that a lower court recently nullified an election that last month gave yet another (over) stay to Jose “Peping” Cojuangco Jr. as head of the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC). In doing so, however, the POC risks suspension by the International Olympic Committee because the voiding of the…

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Okay, now, children. Calm down, collect yourselves, get a grip of the “monumental” achievement of the Philippines being picked to be one of three hosts of the 2023 FIBA World Cup. But first things first and congratulate local basketball honchos for being able to convince the sport’s world governing body…

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The speculation is that the Americans’ chances of winning the gold medal in ice hockey in the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea have been tremendously boosted by the blanket ban on Russian athletes over what has been reported as “organized” doping supposedly orchestrated by Moscow. It would not be…

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To whom would the Philippine Azkals lose in their next friendly or international? It would not be unlikely if it got clobbered by Papua New Guinea. That scenario looms based on the country’s national football team’s latest disappointing performance in the Chinese Taipei Football Association International Tournament that ended on…

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The thought that they relatively are newcomers to Philippine collegiate football probably would enable Mapua players to get over in a short time the 10-0 shellacking that San Beda College dealt them during a match this week in Season 93 of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). Another thought probably…

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So who among the football biggies are not going to Russia next year for the 2018 World Cup? There is Chile, the South American champion; The Netherlands, a perennial contender for football’s biggest prize but never a winner; and the last not to make it to the 32-team draw is…

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