PSC on lockdown due to COVID-19
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PSC on lockdown due to COVID-19

PRESS RELEASE   PSC on lockdown due to COVID-19  Malacanang approved the Philippine Sports Commission’s request for a 10-workday lockdown starting April 13, Tuesday, after 63 persons tested positive in its latest round of testing. Both the administrative offices at the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex in Manila and the Philsports Complex in Pasig City will be under … Continue reading

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North Korea pulls out of Tokyo games over Covid-19 fears

ANKARA (Anadolu/PNA) – North Korea on Tuesday withdrew from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games because of coronavirus fears, becoming the first country to formally exit the event. The decision was taken during a North Korean Olympic committee session in Pyongyang last month, Japan’s Kyodo News quoted a website run by North Korea’s Sports Ministry as saying. … Continue reading

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Seoul notifies IOC of plans to co-host 2032 Olympics with NoKor

  MOSCOW (TASS/PNA) – Authorities of the South Korean capital of Seoul sent a proposal to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) stating an intention to co-host the 2032 Summer Olympic Games with North Korea, Yonhap news agency reported on Thursday. “Seoul’s metropolitan government said Thursday it has notified the International Olympic Committee (IOC) of its bid … Continue reading

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Pinay tennis wunderkind climbs anew in world rankings

By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno   Alexandra “Alex” Eala (Photo from her FB page) MANILA – Filipina tennis wunderkind Alexandra “Alex” Eala continues to zoom upward in the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) rankings. In the latest update following the end of the Australian Open, the 15-year-old tennister jumped 140 spots to 763rd overall following deep runs in the … Continue reading

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Basketball legend Jordan gives $10-M for health clinics

  Basketball legend Michael Jordan (Anadolu photo) ANKARA (Anadolu/PNA) – American basketball legend and National Basketball Association (NBA) team owner Michael Jordan is donating USD10 million to open two new clinics in his home state North Carolina. The clinics, which are planned to open in 2022, will provide health services for people who do not have any … Continue reading