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Season 75 runner up University of Santo Tomas (UST) is expected to come back strong in this year’s edition of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) men’s basketball tournament beginning on June 29 at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City. UST lost point guard Jeric Fortuna…

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ARDMORE, Pennsylvania: Phil Mickelson shrugged off an overnight flight scramble and an early morning thunderstorm to post the clubhouse lead in the 113th US Open at Merion Golf Club on Thursday. The American’s three-under par 67, sandwiched around a 3 hours 32 minutes play suspension beause ofbad weather. England’s former…

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WORLD Boxing Organization (WBO) light flyweight champion Donnie “Ahas” Nietes started training this week to prepare for his voluntary defense in August against an undetermined foe and a mandatory rematch against Mexican Moses Fuentes in November. “I’m preparing hard for my next battle and I’m expecting both my upcoming opponents…

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LeBron “The King” James delivered a Game 4 victory as promised but he didn’t have to carry the Miami Heat on his own. Dwyane Wade, slowed down by injuries and age, was a no show in the first 3 games but was definitely a man on a mission in this…

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The Philippine Swimming League will be staging today the First Region 3 swimming meet at the Iba Sports Complex swimming pool in Iba, Zambales. The tournament is open to all swimmers. The categories are 6-under, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-17 and 18-over for boys and girls. Emil C. Noguera

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In partnership with Child Hope Asia Philippines and the High Five Hope Foundation, Philippine Sports Commission Commissioner-in-charge of Sectoral Sports Akiko Thomson-Guevara hosted the 6th Annual Sports Festival for Street Children from June 9 to 13 2013 at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium at the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex. Topping the…

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PARIS: Lack of money is hampering the fight against doping in sport, the head of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), John Fahey, told a French parliamentary committee on Thursday. Fahey, who is due to leave his post at WADA in November after six years as president, also called for the…

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JERUSALEM: The Ferrari and Marussia Formula 1 teams burnt rubber in the first Jerusalem F1 Peace Roadshow on Thursday, roaring around the Holy City at speeds of up to 240 kilometers (150 miles) per hour. Asked why the event was billed as a “peace roadshow,” municipal spokeswoman Brachie Sprung said:…

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SYDNEY: Australia scored a major coup Thursday when it was announced that the 2014 US Major League Baseball (MLB) season will open in Sydney with the six-time World Series winners LA Dodgers facing the Arizona Diamondbacks. MLB games have only been played outside the United States a handful of times…

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SAN ANTONIO, Texas: LeBron James is taking much of the heat for Miami’s shocking game-three meltdown which resulted in the most one-sided loss in playoff history for the defending NBA champions. And the reigning playoff MVP says he wouldn’t have it any other way. “As dark as it was last…