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NEW YORK: Tennis legend Martina Navratilova hit out at the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Tuesday, accusing the Olympic body of “putting their head in the sand” over gay rights. The openly gay former tennis star, speaking at the United Nations in New York, also took a swipe at Qatar,…

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LAUSANNE: International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach said on Tuesday that a suspension of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) was being maintained. The IOC suspended India in December last year for flouting the Olympic charter in its election process. Bach said that if the question of autonomy no longer…

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LONDON: Former world heavyweight champion boxer Mike Tyson, 47, has been forced to cancel appearances in London after discovering he is banned from entering Britain. Tyson, a convicted rapist, had been scheduled to be in London this week as he continues a promotional tour for his new autobiography Undisputed Truth,…

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LONDON:Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has decided not to attend Sunday’s BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year awards ceremony despite being the hot favorite to take the top prize. The Scot was installed as the front-runner for the prestigious award immediately following his historic win over Novak Djokovic in July made…

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(Last of two parts) The second part of this series on why Manny Pacquiao could not beat Floyd May-weather anymore comes out a few days from the date Juan Manuel Marquez knocked out the Filipino in Las Vegas a year ago. As Pacquiao hit the canvas unconscious, I told to…

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THE Manila Times College (TMTC), under its president Dr. Isagani Cruz, is hosting the 52nd Philippine Swimming League (PSL) series beginning January 2014 at the Rizal Memorial Swimming Complex in Vito Cruz, Manila. Philippine Swimming League founding president Susan Papa said that this is the first time that TMTC is…

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Wushu artist Daniel Parantac added one more gold medal for the Philippines as he ruled the men’s taijijian [taiji sword form] and taijiquan [taiji empty hand form] in the 2013 Southeast Asian Games wushu competitions on Tuesday at the Wunna Theikdi Indoor Stadium A in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. The 23-year-old Parantac…

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MANNY Pacquiao’s long time adviser Mike Koncz said that Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero is not the PacMan’s next opponent though the American expressed willingness to take on the Filipino ring icon. “It’s just a media hype and we don’t care. Guerrero is not in our list as Manny’s next opponent,”…

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Defending champion De La Salle University and National University (NU) will be disputing the solo lead today in the women’s division of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Season 76 volleyball tournament at The Arena in San Juan City. The La Salle-NU match is scheduled at 4 p.m.…

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The lady pros’ version of The Duel—North vs. South unwraps today with skippers of both teams out to come up with surprises in a bid to startle each other for a quick start and momentum at Cangolf’s South Course in Laguna. Seizing control early could be a key factor for…