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University of Santo Tomas braces for a tougher challenge in its bid to nail a third straight victory as it faces a debuting BaliPure side even as University of the Philippines tries to rebound against Coast Guard in the Shakey’s V-League Season 13 Reinforced Conference at the Philsports Arena in…

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BEIJING: Home favorite Zhang Shuai cruised past Simona Halep to book a quarterfinals place at the China Open on Thursday in rain-hit Beijing. Zhang overpowered fifth-ranked Halep in less than a hour, beating her 6-0, 6-3 to delight the home crowd in the Chinese capital. It was a day of…

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The San Beda College (SBC) Red Lionesses and the De La Salle-College of St. Benilde (CSB) Lady Blazers will battle for the top spot in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) women’s table tennis tournament today at the Colegio de San Juan de Letran (CSJL) Gym in Intramuros, Manila. The…

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The Shakey’s V-League kicks off its Season 13 Reinforced Conference today (Saturday) with a slew of imports taking center stage against a host of local aces in what promises to be a slambang showdown for the crown at the Philsports Arena in Pasig. Hostilities begin with a double header pitting…

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Yuka Saso sprang back from a second round meltdown with a gutsy one-over 73 in severe condition as she regained the solo lead in individual competition and helped pad the Philippines lead to eight in team play in the third round of the World Junior Girls Championship in Mississaugua, Ontario,…

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Chapel Hill golfer Gina Kim had her biggest success to date when she helped the United States win the Junior Ryder Cup for the fifth straight time in last week’s event at Interlachen Country Club in Minnesota. Kim went 2-1 in her three matches as the U.S. team defeated Europe’s…

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LOS ANGELES: Pop diva Lady Gaga will headline the halftime show at Super Bowl LI in Houston in February. Giving a nod to her latest single “Perfect Illusion,” she wrote on Twitter: “It’s not an illusion. The rumors are true. This year’s Super Bowl goes Gaga!” After the six-time Grammy…

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WUHAN, China: Double Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova said Johanna Konta has the quality and consistency to become a fixture in the women’s top 10, despite putting her rise on hold at the Wuhan Open. Kvitova ended the 13th-ranked Briton’s chances of joining the top 10 this week when she knocked…

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Perlas Pilipinas moved up to 3-0 in the SEABA Women’s Championship after yet another blowout win, this time against Vietnam, 134-56, at the Bukit Sendirit Stadium in Malacca on Thursday night. Perlas limited Vietnam to only eight points in the first quarter before dropping 41 in the second quarter en…

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TOKYO: French Open champion Garbine Muguruza exacted revenge for a shock early exit at the US Open by thrashing Anastasija Sevastova to reach the Pan Pacific Open quarterfinals on Thursday. The Spanish world number three, beaten in the second round by Sevastova in New York earlier this month, spanked the…

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