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Alcantara, first Pinoy teen to win at Aussie Open, lauded at Senate

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The Senate on Monday adopted a resolution commending 17-year-old Francis Casey “Nino” Alcantara for being the first Filipino to win the championship of the Australian Open Tennis Tournament.

Philippine United: First Pinoy soccer team in UK

By Edward Lao Excitement, surprise and disbelief filled the Rizal room of the Philippine embassy in London last January 17. On that day, Pinoy football received a boost when the embassy pledged to support Philippine United, the first ever Filipino football team in the UK.

Hatton set to sign contract vs Pacquiao: report

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The camp of Britain’s Ricky Hatton is set to formally accept the challenge to face Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao in a May 2 “superfight” in Las Vegas, Nevada, a sports website reported Tuesday.

Pacquiao: It’s still 60-40, or I’ll find somebody else

Contrary to earlier reports, Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao said on Thursday he is still insisting on a 60-40 split for his proposed “superfight” with British champion Ricky Hatton.

Win over De La Hoya puts Pacquiao in elite company

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LAS VEGAS — Manny Pacquiao did more than win a fight. He carved out a special place for himself in boxing history. Pacquiao (48-3-2, 36 KOs), who began his career at 106 pounds and fought at less than 130 for most of his career, solidified his spot as the sport’s Read more »

Philippines, Are you ready to Rumble?

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By Dennis Guillermo – We’ve waited for this for so long. The days, weeks, months, years, perhaps even lifetimes we all have waited for as a nation have finally wound down into mere hours. Yes, it’s been that long. Some people may perceive it to be just another big Read more »