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NBA to resume play on July 30 with 22 teams

ANKARA – NBA is set to return at the end of July as teams arrived at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex near Orlando, Florida this week to return to work. Players have begun practices while following the new coronavirus safety protocols in a seclu ...

Players have begun practices while following the new coronavirus safety protocols in a secluded place largely called the

PNA | 1 day ago

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Baguio chess master in FIDE online Olympiad qualifier

BAGUIO CITY – Six of the country’s top woodpushers will be seeking slots in the first-ever FIDE (Federation Internationale des Echecs) Online Chess Olympiad from July 22 to August 30. Qualifier game starts at 10 a.m. on July 11 as International Mast ...

ONLINE CHESS TOURNEY. The first-ever Federation Internationale des Echecs (FIDE) Online Chess Olympiad is slated from July 22 to August 30. The elimin ...

PNA | 2 days ago

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40-year-old player returns to NBA with Brooklyn Nets

ANKARA – Jamal Crawford, an experienced basketball player, agreed with the Brooklyn Nets to play the game, an NBA insider said on Thursday. "Jamal Crawford has agreed to a deal with the Brooklyn Nets, sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium," Sham ...

Jamal Crawford back, joins Brooklyn Nets

PNA | 3 days ago

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Ceres Negros in talks with new investors

MANILA – The reigning Philippines Football League (PFL) champion is set to get a major makeover. Ceres Negros said on Wednesday that the club is currently negotiating with investors who would become its new owners. "Ceres Negros Football Club is currently in talks with investors who will be ta ...

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PNA | 5 days ago

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PFL eyes August start to new season

MANILA – The Philippines Football League (PFL) could start very soon. Philippine Football Federation (PFF) president Nonong Araneta said the PFL may begin its 2020 season by August following the decision of Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) to allow pro team sp ...

PNA | 5 days ago

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Makati bans drinking liquor outside residences

MANILA – Residents of Makati City are prohibited from drinking liquor and other alcoholic beverages outside their houses whenever a state of calamity, public health crisis, and other related emergencies are declared in the city, Mayor Abigail Binay announced Tuesday. The city council has approved Ordinance 2 ...

PNA | 5 days ago

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2 PBA players penalized for playing pickup game amid GCQ

MANILA – Japeth Aguilar and Adrian Wong were ordered on Monday to undergo swab testing and a 14-day self-quarantine after videos and photos of them surfaced in social media while playing pickup basketball despite the general community quarantine (GCQ) in Metro Manila. The decision was part of the sanctions P ...

PNA | 6 days ago

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PSC to push for resumption of Olympic bidders' training

MANILA – The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) will work with the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) for athletes vying for spots in next year's Tokyo Olympics to resume their training. This after the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) approved on Friday th ...

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte strikes a wacky pose with skateboarding gold medalist Margielyn Didal during the awarding of the Order of Lapu-Lapu Rank ...

PNA | 1 week ago

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Petecio to return home to Davao to train with dad, brother

BAGUIO CITY – Almost nine months after seeing her family due to her busy schedule and the lockdown amid the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic, world champion Nesthy Petecio is coming home. “Makakauwi na rin (I’ll be finally coming home),” Petecio, a Baguio-based national ...

OFF TO DAD. World champion Nesthy Petecio (2nd left) is flying home to Davao to train with her father Teodoro, a former boxer and with her brother Nor ...

PNA | 1 week ago

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NBA suspends season after player diagnosed with Covid-19

WASHINGTON — The US National Basketball Association (NBA) announced Wednesday that it is suspending the remainder of the season after a Utah Jazz player tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The decision came after a delay in the Jazz's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Chesapeake Energy Are ...

PNA | 4 months ago