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Manny Pacquiao v Lucas Matthysse: Filipino’s career ‘not over’

via bbc.com – Former world champion Manny Pacquiao says his fight with Lucas Matthysse will not be his last, and he wants to prove his career “is not yet over”. Pacquiao, 39, faces the 35-year-old WBA world welterweight title holder in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday, 15 July. And the Filipino Read more »

ABL: Justin Brownlee is getting more Pinoy by the day

By Paul Lintag/abs-cbn.com – Justin Brownlee has transformed himself into a cult hero in the Philippines. After leading Brgy. Ginebra to two PBA championships, one following a dramatic championship-clinching buzzer beater, it would be a surprise if Brownlee is still not a cult hero in the Philippines. Everywhere he goes, Read more »

Gilas beats Japan again in FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers

By Delfin Dioqiuno/rappler.com – Gilas Pilipinas remained composed in the endgame to repeat on Japan, 89-84, and end the second window of the 2019 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers on a high note at the Mall of Asia Arena Sunday, February 25. Days after absorbing a crushing 68-84 loss to Read more »

2018 Winter Olympics: Philippines’ Asa Miller lands 70th in giant slalom

By Delfin Dioquino/rappler.com – Asa Miller finished 70th among the 110 competitors in the men’s giant slalom of the alpine skiing event of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The 17-year-old Filipino-American, participating in his first Olympiad, clocked in a combined finish time of 2:49.95 in two runs. Read more »

Michael Christian Martinez: Olympian and pioneer in Philippine figure skating

By Delfin Dioquino/rappler.com – Winner or not, Michael Christian Martinez will come home to the Philippines from the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea a pioneer. In the Olympics, success is often measured by medals or podium finishes. But for Martinez, carrying the Philippine colors in the world’s Read more »

Basketball’s greatest show comes to Philippines

By Joaquin Henson/The Philippine Star – The Philippines, with partners Japan and Indonesia, will host the 2023 edition of the FIBA World Cup as rivals Argentina and Uruguay withdrew their bid after the FIBA Central Board deliberated in a closed-door session at the governing body’s headquarters in Mies, near this Read more »

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