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French Open: Nadal, Serena buck slow starts to beat rivals

        Rafael Nadal began his pursuit of a record-tying 20th men’s Grand Slam title with a straight-sets victory at the French Open while Serena Williams made a slow but successful start in her latest bid to equal Margaret Court’s all-time mark. Nadal, 34, needs one more Slam to match Roger Federer’s record […]

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Rivers, Clippers end love affair after another playoff flop

          Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers has parted company with the franchise in the wake of the team’s latest playoff flop, the coach confirmed Monday. In a statement on Twitter, Rivers said he was no longer the coach of the Los Angeles club. “Thank you Clipper nation for allowing me to […]

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Coach Spo sees lots of storylines when he faces Lebron, Lakers

      By CARLO ANOLIN     Heat coach Erik Spoelstra and Lakers superstar LeBron James are set to have a grand reunion when the two face in the NBA Finals starting Wednesday (Thursday, Manila Time). While Spoelstra will still be calling the shots for the Heat, LeBron will be playing for the Lakers […]

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Former top PH player, world champ clash for chess title

By Kristel Satumbaga           For Grandmaster Wesley So to realize his dream of becoming a world champion in the future, he has to master the moves of the player he is aching to dethrone—Magnus Carlsen. So hopes to start that when he faces Carlsen once again, this time in the Chess24 […]

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Due to Fil-Am coach, 7 PBA coaches to go for Miami Heat in NBA Finals

        By Waylon Galvez     As the 12 teams start to go inside the ‘bubble’ for the Philippine Cup restart in Clark, Pampanga on Oct. 9, PBA coaches – like most basketball observers in the country – have their own take in the NBA Finals this week. It’s going to be […]

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NBA greats react to Lakers-Heat title series

By CARLO ANOLIN           The 2020 NBA Finals is on! It will be a matchup loaded with history with both the Los Angeles Lakers and the Miami Heat looking to stage a “showtime” under new normal starting Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) – the opener of their best-of-seven title series The torch […]

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