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Mike Tyson to make boxing comeback after 15 years

ISTANBUL – Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson will fight in an exhibition match later this month. Tyson will meet Roy Jones in an eight-round exhibition match at 9 p.m. local time on Nov. 28 (0200GMT Nov. 29) at Dignity Health Sports Park in Los Angeles. ...

Mike Tysoon (Anadolu photo)

PNA | 6 days ago

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SBP unveils Gilas Men lineup for FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers

MANILA – The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) has named the Gilas Pilipinas Men pool that will play in the second window of the FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers later this month. Headlining the list that was revealed on Friday are Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) draf ...

PNA | 1 week ago

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Athletes to get remaining 50% of allowances under Bayanihan 2

MANILA – The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) announced on Wednesday that national athletes in team sports would also benefit from the Bayanihan to Recover As One Act (Republic Act 11494) or Bayanihan 2. A total of 199 athletes and 39 coaches in water polo, baseball, dr ...

Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Chairman William “Butch” Ramirez (File photo)

PNA | 2 weeks ago

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World No. 2 Halep tests positive for Covid-19

ANKARA – World No. 2 Simona Halep is in home quarantine after testing positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). “Hi everyone, I wanted to let you know that I tested positive for Covid-19,” the Romanian said on Twitter on Saturday. ...

Romanian tennis player Simona Halep (Anadolu)

PNA | 3 weeks ago

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World’s fastest man to miss Tokyo Olympics

ANKARA – The men’s world 100-meter champion, Christian Coleman, was banned Tuesday for two years for breaching anti-doping rules. "The Disciplinary Tribunal has upheld the AIU’s charge and banned sprinter Christian Coleman of the USA for 2 years for 3 Whe ...

Christian Coleman of USA (Serhat Ça?da? - Anadolu Agency)

PNA | 4 weeks ago

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Filipino paddlers advised to appeal training resumption to IATF

MANILA – The Philippine Dragon Boat Alliance may send a letter to the Inter-Agency Task Force for Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) requesting to allow the resumption of their training sessions, Malacañang said Monday. In a Palace press briefing ...

PNA | 4 weeks ago

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Blackwater player tests positive for coronavirus

MANILA – Blackwater's scheduled Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) game on Sunday night against Rain Or Shine has been postponed after one of its players tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). PBA commissioner Willie Marcial, ...

PNA | 1 month ago

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Referee in PBA bubble possible ‘false positive’ for Covid-19

MANILA – The Philippine Basketball Association (PBA), Bases Conversion Development Authority (BCDA), and the Clark Development Corporation (CDC) believe that the referee initially tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in a recent swab test could actually be a false positive case. ...

PBA BUBBLE. NLEX's Kiefer Ravena breezes past NorthPort's LA Revilla to score in their Philippine Basketball Association game at the Angeles Universit ...

PNA | 1 month ago

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Referee in PBA bubble tests positive for Covid-19

MANILA – The Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) announced on Wednesday that one of its bubble game officials tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19. "PBA commissioner Willie Marcial was informed of the result 24 hours after the game official ...

PNA | 1 month ago

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Pinoy campaigner loses in UFC debut

MANILA – Filipino Mark Striegl suffered a crucial loss in his highly anticipated Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) debut, bowing to Russian opponent Said Nurmagomedov early Sunday (Philippine Time) at UFC Fight Night 150 at the UFC Fight Island in Abu Dhabi. ...

Mark Striegl (Photo courtesy of ONE)

PNA | 1 month ago