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Converge nips Magnolia, remains unbeaten in 3 games

By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno  MANILA – Converge moved to the top of the PBA Governors’ Cup standings after escaping with a 111-109 win against Magnolia at the Ynares Center in Antipolo City on Sunday night. Clutch moments from Jamaal Franklin turned out to be the cushion the FiberXers needed to frustrate several Hotshots’ attempts to steal the match. With … Continue reading

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Ginebra’s Thompson, Brownlee win PBA Comm’s Cup individual awards

By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno  DOUBLE WIN. Scottie Thompson (left) and Justin Brownlee were awarded top performers of the Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup before the start of Game 4 of the finals at Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City on Friday (Jan. 6, 2023). Both topped the statistical points and vote categories to win the … Continue reading

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PSC fast tracking sports development in grassroots and elite sports

PSC Press Release PSC fast tracking sports development in grassroots and elite sports Following President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.’s hailing Filipino athletes as our new heroes, the 4th quarter of the year saw the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) further sustaining its momentum with a newly chartered plan for Philippine Sports and fresh achievements both in … Continue reading

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Lionel Messi seeks to break his own World Cup records: report

Lionel Messi seeks to break his own World Cup records: report DOHA – Lionel Messi boasts multiple World Cup records. They involve one-of-a-kind goals, assists and appearances. Barcelona’s former and Paris’ current talisman is seeking to surpass Pele and Miroslav Klose’s achievements that the FIFA is highlighting in a report published Monday ahead of Tuesday’s semi-final … Continue reading

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PBBM wants more PH medals in Paris Olympics

By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno  (File photo)  MANILA – President R. Marcos Jr. has issued a challenge to the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) for better performance among Filipino athletes come the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris. POC president Bambol Tolentino said on Thursday that Marcos wants the Philippine team to exceed its historic four-medal haul in Tokyo … Continue reading

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FIFA president defends Qatar; hits Western ‘hypocrisy’

FIFA President Gianni Infantino (Photo by Anadolu) DOHA, Qatar – FIFA President Gianni Infantino on Saturday defended Qatar from what he called Western “hypocrisy” amid criticism of the Gulf country’s hosting of World Cup 2022. The global tournament is set to open in Qatar on Sunday and will last through Dec. 18.Doha has come under growing European … Continue reading

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PRESIDENT MARCOS THANKS FILIPINO ATHLETES FOR THEIR HARDWORK AS EJ PAYS COURTESY CALL

PRESS RELEASE PBBM THANKS FILIPINO ATHLETES FOR THEIR HARDWORK AS EJ PAYS COURTESY CALL Top pole-vaulter, Ernest John Obiena visited Malacanang Palace today and presented the 2022 World Athletics Championships Pole Vault Bronze medal he won last July to President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. in a courtesy call today.  Accompanying Obiena were Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) … Continue reading

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Ex-boxing champ seeks BBM’s help to get uncollected prize

By Jean Malanum  Former world boxing champion Luisito Espinosa (Photo taken from World Boxing Council website) MANILA – Former world boxing champion Luisito Espinosa is appealing to President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. to help him collect his prize money from a 1997 title fight held in South Cotabato province. Espinosa defeated Carlos Rios of Argentina in that … Continue reading