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Anthony Washington drained back-to-back triples in crunch time to lead Rain or Shine to a 95-88 victory to remain unbeaten after three starts in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Season 42 Commissioner’s Cup on Sunday at the Ynares Center in Antipolo City. Washington was hardly used in the game but…

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LOS ANGELES: John Wall tallied 37 points as the Washington Wizards defeated LeBron James’ Cleveland Cavaliers 127-115, tightening the race atop the Eastern Conference standings on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) The Wizards now trail the Boston Celtics by two games and the defending NBA champion Cavaliers by 2 1/2 for…

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MIAMI: Top-ranked Dustin Johnson won twice in impressive fashion Saturday (Sunday in Manila) to advance into the World Golf Championships Match-Play Championship semifinals, where he will face 60th-ranked Japan Tour star Hideto Tanihara. Reigning US Open champion Johnson defeated fellow American Zach Johnson 5 and 4, then birdied to win…

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The best and most promising track and field stars in the region take center stage when the 12th Southeast Asian Youth Athletics Championship goes full blast Monday at the sprawling Ilagan City Sports Complex in Iligan City. A total of 18 gold medals will be at stake in the opening…

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Gabriel “Flash” Elorde’s Boxers of the Year awardees bantamweight fighter Marlon Tapales and Jerwin Ancajas knew the value of hard work. And that’s what they are preaching to those who want to make a career in boxing. Speaking during the 17th Gabriel “Flash” Elorde Memorial Awards and Banquet of Champions…

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University of Santo Tomas (UST) salvaged a 2-2 draw against Ateneo de Manila University on Sunday in Season 79 University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) women’s football at the FEU-FERN Field in Quezon City. Trailing the match majority of the way, Tigresses were able to squeeze a point from…

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Ateneo de Manila University vented its ire on Adamson University, sweeping the latter in straight sets, 25-13, 25-13, 25-11, to formalize its entry in the Final Four round of Season 79 University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) women’s volleyball tournament on Sunday at the Araneta Coliseum. The Lady Eagles…

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Philippine Swimming League standout Paula Carmela Cusing was named Female Athlete of the Year during the Diliman Preparatory School Athletes Night held at the DPS Auditorium in Commonwealth, Quezon City. Cusing was picked based on her impressive showing in international competitions. She participated in the Indian Ocean All-Star Challenge in…

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Filipino Manuel Balce III and Indonesian Dev Javia defeated Malaysian Odeda Muhammad Arazza and Indonesian Muhammad Aiman Hamdan, 6-1, 3-6 [10-6] to clinch a semifinal ticket in the KL International Junior Tennis Championship at the DBKL Tennis Centre in Malaysia. But the fourth-ranked tandem failed to reach the championship round…

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MIAMI: Roger Federer survived a brave challenge from American qualifier Frances Tiafoe before emerging with a 7-6 (2) 6-3 victory as he got his Miami Open title bid underway on Saturday (Sunday in Manila). Tiafoe, ranked 101st in the world, struggled against Federer’s serve but was strong on his own…

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