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PBA Draft now with 40 applicants

By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– The number of players applying for the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Draft continues to increase over time. The league said as of Thursday, 40 people officially threw their hats to the March 14 event. Highlighting the latest batch of applicants are Alab Pilipinas players Andrei Caracut and Tzaddy … Continue reading

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PBA to set online awards night, draft

By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– The Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) will be holding its major preseason activities online due to the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic. The league will be doing its awards night and the rookie draft through video conferencing, shying away from a physical version of them due to the quarantine restrictions imposed … Continue reading

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Michael Jordan wins lawsuit over name right disputes in China

  US basketball legend Michael Jordan (Anadolu photo) SHANGHAI (Xinhua/PNA) – US basketball legend Michael Jordan on Wednesday won a lawsuit in Shanghai, with a Chinese company ordered to make a formal apology and compensate for the unauthorized use of his name. Qiaodan Sports Co. Ltd., a Chinese sportswear and shoe manufacturer, should compensate the plaintiff 300,000 … Continue reading

Wowie de Guzman, Bennie Almonte to hold Dance, Retro Fitness on Zoom tonight!
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Wowie de Guzman, Bennie Almonte to hold Dance, Retro Fitness on Zoom tonight!

Dance Fitness on Zoom tonight! Get yourself physically active tonight as the Dance and Retro Fitness event gets going at 7 p.m. via Zoom. The “Kickoff to 2021 with a bang” features Dance Fitness buster Wowie de Guzman, a matinee idol in the 1990s in the Philippines, and Retro Fitness king Bennie Almonte. Cristina Macapili … Continue reading

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UAAP cancels Season 83

By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– The 2020-2021 University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) season has been officially shelved. The league said on Friday night that it is canceling the season, which would have been its 83rd, due to the continuous threat of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). “After a series of discussions, … Continue reading

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Ginebra clinches PBA bubble title

Ginebra clinches PBA bubble title By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno   CHAMPS. Ginebra players hoist the PBA Philippine Cup championship trophy after clinching it on Dec. 9, 2020 at the Angeles University Foundation Sports and Cultural Center in Pampanga. LA Tenorio is named the Finals Most Valuable Player. (Photo courtesy of PBA Images) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Barangay Ginebra took … Continue reading

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Ginebra now 2-0 vs. TNT in PBA Finals

Ginebra now 2-0 vs. TNT in PBA Finals By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Barangay Ginebra zoomed to a 2-0 lead in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Finals after subduing the TNT Tropang Giga, 92-90, in Game 2 of their championship series on Wednesday night at the Angeles University Foundation Sports and Cultural Center … Continue reading