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(Conclusion) The Philippine Swimming League (PSL) filed a complaint last year against Mark Joseph, president of Philippine Swimming, Inc. (PSI) in connection with his questionable policies. The government is also injured by fraudulent practices in sports. This malaise has not spared the country’s swimming development program. Millions of pesos have…

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As this OUTSIDER had said, the problems confronting the PBA didn’t end with the appointment of a new chairman. The PBA has not been operating as normal as it used to be. While its 43rd season has been running since it opened shop a little less than month ago with…

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(Last part) This is my final installment on last year’s motor sports achievements and is just in time to cap off the holiday season with the holy celebration of the Three Kings. Here are some more of our racing heroes including the new, passionate teams competing up in our events.…

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It is always a delight to have a good round of golf on a given playing day. Simply said, it makes you feel good and happy! On the other hand, playing a satisfying game is easier said than done. I have a few suggestions to make the process more enjoyable.…

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After seven months rehabbing his injured hip, All-Star Isaiah Thomas has returned to competitive basketball. The diminutive point guard’s comeback could not have come at a better time as his new team, the Cleveland Cavaliers, are in a slump, losing 5 of their last 7 games including a recent 102-88…

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The first Thursday of the year was the opening day of the 93rd season of the NCAA volleyball tournament. Held at the Fil-Oil Flying V Centre in San Juan, athletes from member schools were present together with their coaches as well as their schoolmates. Also in attendance was no less…

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Before Christmas day last year, living legend Sugar Ray Leonard and Floyd Mayweather Jr., perhaps the best fighter of his era, had an exchange of words that set a bad example for both active and retired fighters. Leonard, a five-division world champion, recalled the time Mayweather called him the greatest…

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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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As clearly stated under Republic Act 6847, one of the powers of the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) is to impose sanctions on any national sports association (NSA), institution, association, body, entity, team, athlete and sports official for violation of its policies, rules and regulations. PSC must suspend funding support to…

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What a great year 2017 has been for the sport of basketball here in the country. Here are my choices for the top ten basketball stories in 2017: Philippines to host 2023 Basketball World Cup. The most amazing basketball news came on December 9 when FIBA announced that the Philippines,…

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