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The Philippine Volcanoes climbed four rungs to a new high of No. 52 in the world rugby rankings following their stirring 26-25 bvbvvictory over the Sri Lanka side in the Asian 5 Nations in Colombo recently. On its official website, the International Rugby Board has cited the Philippines as reaching…

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NEW YORK: The NBA charged Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling on Monday (Tuesday in Manila) with racist conduct detrimental to the league, setting a June 3 hearing where owners could strip the team from him. The charges mark the official start of the process by the league to oust…

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PARIS: Serbia’s Novak Djokovic closed within 650 points of world number one Rafael Nadal in the latest ATP rankings after defeating the Spaniard in the Sunday’s Rome Masters finals. Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka, his Swiss compatriot Roger Federer and Spanish clay court specialist David Ferrer complete the top five.…

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Singapore police said they have arrested 18 people believed to be part of a multi-million dollar illegal football betting ring less than a month before the World Cup starts. Cash totalling Sg$1.4 million as well as computers, mobile phones, and documents detailing betting and bank transaction records were seized during…

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His fifth fight against Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao still hangs in limbo though Juan Manuel Marquez beat Mike Alvarado on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) at The Forum arena in Los Angeles, California. The Mexican Marquez rallied from a ninth-round knockdown to win a unanimous decision over Alvarado in a…

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The Philippine Dragon Boat Federation (PDBF) pocketed one gold and one silver in the 2014 Development Bank of Singapore (DBS) Marina Regatta international dragon boat race held at the Marina Bay in Singapore. The Filipina paddlers dominated the women’s international 200-meter event in one minute and 00.88 seconds, beating the…

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VETERANS Julius Sermona, Arnel Ferrera and Felyn Dolloso topped their respective events in athletics on Monday in the 2014 Philippine Sports Commission-Philippine Olympic Committee (PSC-POC) National Games at the Philsports Complex in Pasig City. Sermona of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) posted 14:48.22 to rule the men’s 5,000-meter run while…

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THE Philippine Azkals under American head coach Thomas Dooley will face the Afghanistan team today for its first game in Group B of the 2014 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Challenge Cup at the Hithadhoo Stadium in Hithadhoo, Maldives. The Azkals who are aiming to improve their third place finish two…

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INDIANAPOLIS: Paul George tallied 24 points and six assists as the Indiana Pacers pounded reigning NBA champion Miami 107-96 Sunday (Monday in Manila) in the opening game of their Eastern Conference final series. The Pacers started quickly by draining six of their first seven three-point attempts en route to a…