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Mikee, Jia share blessings vs COVID-19

By REY C. LACHICA AND KRISTEL SATUMBAGA     At this difficult and challenging time, blessings are to be shared. So NorthPort owner and House Deputy Speaker Mikee Romero (1 Pacman partylist) and volleyball star Jia Morado are doing their own share in the country’s gallant fight against the spread of COVID-19. Romero, who is […]

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Dietitian Aro gives athletes a dose of TLC

BY NICK GIONGCO       Thanks to the wonders of technology, elite athletes who receive nutritional directives from dietitian Jeaneth Aro continue to train even amid lockdown conditions owing to the coronavirus pandemic. From an Olympic silver medalist and a long-reigning world boxing champion, Aro remains heavily involved during the workouts of lifter Hidilyn […]

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Let us humble ourselves, avoid being so materialistic – Pacquiao

BY NICK GIONGCO       As the coronavirus takes control of people’s lives around the world, boxing legend and Sen. Manny Pacquiao reminded everyone on Monday about the essence of life. “Walang value yung pera ngayon noh? Kahit ang dami mong pera, wala kang mabili, kasi lahat sarado. Kahit anong ganda ng kotse mo […]

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Wimbledon will be canceled

Wimbledon organizers will announce the cancellation of the grasscourt Grand Slam this week due to the coronavirus pandemic, German Tennis Federation (DTB) vice-president Dirk Hordorff has told Sky Sports. All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) officials earlier said the June 29-July 12 event would not be played behind closed doors and postponement was not without […]

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Japan, IOC set July 23 next year for start of delayed Olympics

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese organizers and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) decided on Monday that the Tokyo Olympic Games would start on July 23, 2021, and run until Aug. 8, Kyodo news reported. The Games were postponed last week due to the deepening coronavirus outbreak. The delay is the first in the 124-year history of […]

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‘Enlisted athletes’ join fight against coronavirus

BY WAYLON GALVEZ     Three months after fighting for flag and country during the Southeast Asian Games, several Filipino athletes are back at the forefront of another battles ‘enlisted’ officers. This time, these athletes are waging a brave battle against an unseen – and perhaps much deadlier enemy in coronavirus (COVID-19). Two members of […]

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