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Catriona Gray crowned 2018 Miss Universe

Catriona Gray crowned 2018 Miss Universe

The Philippines burst into celebration yesterday after Filipino-Australian Catriona Elisa Gray was crowned 2018 Miss Universe at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand. Gray, a pre-tournament favorite, breezed through the swimsuit and evening gown competitions in the finale, and capped her successful run with a well-thought of response during the last question-and-answer portion. Asked by […]

PBA: Dyip get CJ Perez

The Columbian Dyip are intent of keeping CJ Perez for the long run after the former NCAA Most Valuable Player was selected as the top overall pick in yesterday’s PBA Rookie Draft at Robinsons Place Manila.

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Manila Southwoods golfers in big start

Manila Southwoods raced to commanding leads in the Fil and Am championship divisions at the start of the 69th Fil-Am Invitational golf team tournament presented by San Miguel Corp. in Baguio. With all five players scoring in the 30s, the Carmona-based squad collected 138 points at the Baguio Country Club to lead Royal Northwoods by […]

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Bersamina loses to Uzbekistan prodigy

  International Master Paulo Bersamina lost with the white pieces Tuesday, highlighting another difficult day for Filipino players in the second round of the 17th Asian Continental Chess Championships at the Tiara Hotel in Makati. Grandmasters John Paul Gomez, the country’s top-ranked entry, suffered his second straight loss on a day a 19-year-old rising star […]

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Bersamina topples Vietnamese GM

By REY BANCOD   International Master Paulo Bersamina pulled off a stunning victory over third seed Grandmaster Le Quang Liem of Vietnam Monday at the start of the 17th Asian Continental Chess Championships at the Tiara Hotel in Makati. Handling the disadvantageous black pieces, the 20-year-old National University standout came out on top of a […]

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By REY BANCOD   The 17th Asian Continental Chess Championships are expected to provide a big opportunity for Filipino players to improve their ELO ratings which have gone south through the years. Since Grandmaster Mark Paragua became the first Filipino to breach the 2600 ELO rating, only three players hold ratings above 2500. Curiously, all […]

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