The Manila Times

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MADRID: The former head coach of the Spanish female gymnastics team Jesus Carballo has strongly denied claims that he sexually abused one of the gymnasts under his supervision over 30 years ago. Carballo has been accused by former Olympic gymnast Gloria Viseras of abusing her between 1977 and 1980 when…

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WENTWORTH, United Kingdom: England’s Lee Westwood believes he is perfectly placed and primed for a final day assault on the European PGA Championship after finishing round three just a stroke behind leader Alejandro Canizares of Spain. Canizares’ strong finish enabled him to steal a one-shot advantage over Westwood with his…

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LONDON: Carl Froch enjoyed sweet revenge by unanimously out-pointing Mikkel Kessler in an epic world super-middleweight title unification fight on Saturday (Sunday in Manila). The English boxer avenged a 2010 points defeat to the Dane after a disciplined display behind his jab earned scores of 118-110, 116-112 and 115-113.

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SAO PAULO: Brazil’s Neymar announced on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) on his Instagram account that he is to join FC Barcelona, who have edged out their great Spanish rivals Real Madrid in a tussle for the young striker’s services.

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NASSAU, Bahamas: Colombia’s Paola Moreno was closing in on a first LPGA title on Saturday (Sunday in Manila), firing a four-under par 41 in the 12-hole second round of the inaugural Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic.

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TRE CIME DI LAVAREDO, Italy: Italian Vincenzo Nibali virtually secured his maiden Giro d’Italia triumph with his second win of this year’s race on the snow-hit 20th stage from Silandro to Tre Cime di Lavaredo on Saturday (Sunday in Manila). Nibali crossed the line in 5:27:41, 17 seconds ahead of…

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The presence of a flotilla of Chinese fishing ships on the Ayungin Shoals is clearly an affront to Philippine sovereignty. And the fact that these poachers are escorted by warships indicate that China has no respect whatsoever for another country’s borders. The United States, with whom we regularly hold military…

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One newspaper [not The Times] reported that the probe on the shooting that led to the death of Taiwanese fisherman on Balintang Channel cannot proceed just yet because of additional conditions imposed by the Taiwanese government. The Filipino Coast Guard had fired at Taiwanese fishing vessel in an attempt, it…

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The scenario may seem strange read amid the Catholic environment of the Philippines, but to the secular youth, particularly those living in Western or Westernized societies, Adam Kirsch’s words in the May 6, 2013 issue of The New Yorker provide a stunningly accurate description of the religious landscape they inhabit:…