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Davao blanks Iligan 2-0 in PFF U15 nat’l championship eliminations

The Davao South Regional Football Association (DRFA) U15 team remains undefeated in the Mindanao leg of the Philippine Football Federation (PFF) U15 National Championship after two games. The home team DRFA beat the visiting Iligan Lanao del Norte Regional Football Association (ILRFA) 2-0 on July 13 at the Davao Cit ...

The DRFA U15 team has gone 2-0 in the elimination round of the PFF U15 national championship. Photo by Intsik Lacerna

Romeo Braceros | 11 hours ago

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Westbrook 'eternally grateful' to OKC, Harden vows 'fun'

WASHINGTON, United States | AFP | -- Russell Westbrook declared Friday he would be "eternally grateful" to Oklahoma City Thunder supporters while his new NBA Houston Rockets teammate James Harden predicted "a lot of fun" next season. The comments served to confirm Thursday reports that former NBA ...

James Harden promises a fun 2019-2020 season for the Rockets as he is joined by former OKC teammate Russell Westbrook. Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NB ...

Agence France Presse | 11 hours ago

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Djokovic vows to win fans' love with Federer record in view

London, United Kingdom | AFP | -- Novak Djokovic has vowed to convince fans that he is not public enemy number one even if he surpasses people's champion Roger Federer as the greatest Grand Slam title winner of all time. The world number one saved two match points to clinch a fifth Wimbledon title and 16th major ...

Novak Djokovic returns against Roger Federer during the men's singles final of the 2019 Wimbledon Championships on July 14. Photo by Ben Stansall/AFP

Agence France Presse | 1 day ago

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Davaoeño wins bronze medal in 2019 Asian Judo Cup

A promising 18-year-old judoka from Davao City made the Philippines proud after winning a bronze medal in the 2019 Judo Asian Cup Cadets and Juniors in Hong Kong on July 14. Chino Sy Tancontian, a varsity athlete from the University of Santo Tomas (UST) in Manila, won the bronze medal in the 81 kilogram division of ...

Chino Sy Tancontian won a bronze medal in the 2019 Judo Asian Cup in Hong Kong on July 14. Photo from Chino Sy Tancontian's Facebook

Romeo Braceros | 1 day ago

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Season 6 of ADDU Blue Knights Track League to kick off July 27

Some of the top runners in Mindanao are expected to join the sixth edition of the Ateneo de Davao University (ADDU) Blue Knights Track League on July 27 at the Matina campus of ADDU in Matina, Davao City.  Airnel Abarra, the organizer of the trackfest said this year's competition will be much bigger than th ...

Photo by Ateneo de Davao University

Romeo Braceros | 1 day ago

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Tour de Impossible? Pakistan hosts 'world's toughest cycle race'

KHUNJERAB, Pakistan | AFP | -- Finishing nearly 5,000 meters above sea level after hundreds of kilometers winding past blackened glaciers and snow-capped peaks: a new Pakistani race presents a world-class challenge for cyclists -- climbing towards the "Roof of the World." The Tour de Khunjerab -- its name ...

Photo by Aamir Qureshi/AFP

Agence France Presse | 1 day ago

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150 cyclists to celebrate mountain bike day in Davao

One hundred fifty cyclists are expected to join the very first celebration of the International Mountain Bike Day in Davao City on July 20 at the Davao Crocodile Park grounds. A three to five kilometer circuit has been designed by Davao Adventure X for the event that will be open to accommodate cyclists of all ages, ...

Daniel Joaquin | 1 day ago

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9 teams to clash in 3rd inter-BPO volleyball league

Nine call center companies are set to join the third season of the Inter-Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) volleyball league which starts on July 21 at the Rizal Memorial Colleges gymnasium. Aldin Celi, the organizer of the volleyball league featuring some of the top volleyball players coming from BPOs in Davao Cit ...

Romeo Braceros | 2 days ago

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Kaspersky pledges support for PH ice hockey and tennis teams

Kaspersky signed yesterday a memorandum of understanding with the national teams in ice hockey and lawn tennis pledging a financial incentive project for the athletes’ participation in the 30th edition of the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in Manila this year.  Present at the signing were (from L-R): Francoi ...

MDM | 2 days ago

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Davao to rely on hard work to reach nat’l finals of PFF U15 championship

The Davao South Regional Football Association (DRFA) U15 team has expressed confidence it can reach the national finals of the 2019 Philippine Football Federation (PFF) U15 National Championship in Metro Manila in November. Alex Adolfo, head coach of the DRFA team said in order to reach the finals and win the nation ...

Romeo Braceros | 3 days ago