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Champion triathletes prove that age does not matter in winning

In many sports events, youth and stamina are two important factors to becoming champions. But in this year's edition of the Alveo Ironman 70.3 Davao at the Azuela Cove in Lanang, Davao City, two champions just proved that age does not matter in winning. Czech Radka Kahlefeldt who successfully defended her crown as women&# ...

BACK TO BACK. Defending champion of the Female Pro division Radka Kahlefeldt approaches the finish line at the end of her run on March 24. Photo by Da ...

Romeo Braceros | 2 hours ago

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Djokovic downs Delbonis, Halep battles into Miami 4th round

Miami, United States | AFP | -- Novak Djokovic remains on course for a record seventh Miami Open title, but the world number one admitted to a loss of focus in a 7-5, 4-6, 6- 1 victory over spirited Federico Delbonis which booked his place in the last 16. Djokovic is hoping to eclipse Andre Agassi’s six ATP crowns in South Florid ...

INTO THE FOURTH. Novak Djokovic moves into the fourt round of the Miami Open after defeating Federico Delbonis on March 24, 2019. Photo by Michael Rea ...

Agence France Presse | 2 hours ago

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Harden's Rockets beat Pelicans to clinch playoff spot

Los Angeles, United States | AFP | -- James Harden delivered 28 points as the Houston Rockets punched their ticket to the NBA postseason with a 113-90 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Sunday. Harden, who scored a combined 118 points in his previous two games, didn't need to maintain his torrid pace against the Pelicans. ...

PLAYOFFS BOUND. James Harden scored 28 points in the Rockets' win over the Pelicans to secure a spot in the playoffs. Photo by Layne Murdoch Jr./NBAE/ ...

Agence France Presse | 3 hours ago

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Successive Ironman 70.3 staging spurs increased physical fitness awareness among women in Davao City

The city government of Davao revealed the staging of Alveo 70.3km Ironman for two successive years in the city has inspired many women to engage in sports and other physical activities to stay fit and healthy. Michael Denton Aportadera, Officer-in-Charge of the Sports Development Division of the City Mayor’s Office (SDD-CMO) is g ...

A father gives his daughter instructions for the Ironkids swim-bike competition on March 23, 2019 at the Azuela Cove in Davao City. Photo by Arjoy Cen ...

Romeo Braceros | 3 hours ago

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Ebon down with injury in win over Adamson

Far Eastern University’s (FEU) super rookie Lycha Ebon went down with a right knee injury late in the Lady Tamaraws’ game against the Adamson University (AdU) Lady Falcons after an awkward landing in the fifth set. Ebon had already scored 19 points to help her team’s winning effort when she went down and had to be str ...

Daniel Joaquin | 3 hours ago

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Defending champion Mendez vows 2020 Ironman comeback

DAVAO CITY -- A frustrated Mauricio Mendez vowed to strive harder in next year’s Alveo Ironman 70.3 Davao after a technical problem in the bike run forced him not to finish the race. Mendez, the defending champion, failed to keep on track following a brake and flat tire problem. It took the 22-year-old ...

Funny Pearl A. Gajunera | 1 day ago

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Bigger, better Alveo Ironman 70.3 Davao tomorrow

People can expect a bigger and much better staging of the Alveo 70.3 Ironman triathlon event tomorrow. This was the assurance to the media of Sunrise Events, Inc., the organizer of the event during a press briefing at the Azuela Cove in Lanang, Davao City yesterday afternoon. Princess Galura, general manager of Sunr ...

Romeo Braceros | 2 days ago

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Davao City ‘almost done’ with Palaro preparations

DAVAO CITY -- The city government is “almost done” in its preparations for the Palarong Pambabsa 2019 that will take place this April. Mayor Sara Duterte said the city is expecting to finish everything before the arrival of the athletes in the city. The mayor said improvements are being made to fit t ...

Funny Pearl A. Gajunera | 2 days ago

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Cebu, Malaybalay kids dominate 2019 Alaska Ironkids swim-run race

The visiting young athletes from Cebu Province and Malaybalay City in Bukidnon were the big winners of the 2019 Alaska Ironkids swim and run event at the Azuela Cove in Lanang, Davao City this morning. The athletes from Cebu took home four of the eight age group titles in the event that started at five in the morning today. T ...

Romeo Braceros | 2 days ago

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Green Archers set to face Pirates in ‘Araw’ hoops championships

As expected, the game between college basketball powerhouses Lyceum of the Philippines University Pirates (LPU) and De La Salle University Green Archers (DLSU) on Wednesday night went down the wire in the 82nd Araw ng Davao Collegiate Basketball League at the Davao City Recreation Center (DCRC). In the end, the Green Archers had the la ...

DLSU's incoming rookie handles the ball during a game against the UE Red Warriors. Photo by Koii Canarias

Romeo Braceros | 4 days ago