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Elorde faces Mexican for WBO title

After 52 years, another Elorde is fighting for a world crown. Juan Miguel Elorde, grandson of Hall of Famer Gabriel “Flash” Elorde, has been tapped to battle Mexican champion Emanuel Navarrete for the World Boxing Organization super-bantamweight title on Sept. 14 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The young Elorde’s shot was finalized by […]

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Hwang Min-Jeong stayed true to her vow, winning The Women’s Championship at Summit Point crown by one over Chihiro Ikeda as the Korean prevailed in a duel of faltering finishes with a 71 at the Summit Point Golf and Country Club here Friday. Hwang, 17, birdied three of the first four holes to break off a […]

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Cignal, F2 start title duel in PSL All-Filipino tilt

Riding the crest of a stunning victory over Petron in their knockout match Thursday, Cignal hopes to go all the way to the Promised Land as it battles F2 Logistics in Game 1 of their Philippine Superliga All Filipino Conference finals on Saturday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Match is at 6 p.m. with the HD […]

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Lions overpower Blazers for 8-0 record in NCAA

Defending champion San Beda University extended its unbeaten winning streak to eight games with another dominant performance over College of St. Benilde Blazers, 88-57, in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament yesterday at The Arena in San Juan. Calvin Oftana, a fourth year forward, delivered another solid all-around game as he collected a career best 27 […]

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The official torch to be used in the upcoming SEA Games was designed by the country’s foremost metal sculptor, Daniel dela Cruz. It will be a signature piece of artwork portraying national symbols of the country. According to Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee COO Ramon Suzara, the torch design is inspired and a stylized […]

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Analysis: USA Basketball wanted to be tested, and they were

This is why USA Basketball went to Melbourne. The Americans wanted trouble. They got some. Thursday’s 102-86 win over Australia was everything that U.S. coach Gregg Popovich could have wanted in a World Cup tuneup game for his squad. A few days removed from traveling halfway around the world, playing a road game in front of the […]

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