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Eala downs HK-based foe to enter ITF final

MANILA – Filipina junior tennis star Alex Eala barged to the final of the ITF Rafa Nadal Academy World Tour after beating Adithya Karunaratne of Hong Kong, 6-3, 6-4, in their semifinal match in Manacor, Spain on Saturday. ...

PNA | 1 month ago

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Enough time for PH team to prepare for Olympic qualifying events

MANILA – Jamie Lim believes the Philippine team still has enough time to prepare for the Olympic qualifying events lined up for early 2021 despite the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic halting physical training for quite some time. ...

Jamie Lim (2019 SEA Games FB page)

PNA | 1 month ago

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Pinoy karateka James de Los Santos ends 2020 at number 1

MANILA – Filipino karateka James de Los Santos formally secured the world number one rank in eKata following the release of the final ranking right on the final day of 2020. De Los Santos amassed 17 ...

Filipino karateka James de Los Santos. (File photo)

PNA | 2 months ago

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Filipino karateka De Los Santos nets 3 more golds

MANILA – Filipino karateka James de Los Santos added three more golds to his total haul for the year after ruling three tournaments, whose results of the finals were released on Tuesday. De Los Santos first defeated South Africa's Silvio Cerone Biagioni, 25.5-23.6, in ...

Karateka James De Los Santos (File photo)

PNA | 2 months ago

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Ginebra clinches PBA bubble title

MANILA – Barangay Ginebra took home the Philippine Basketball Association championship on Wednesday night after clinching an 82-78 win against TNT Tropang Giga in Game 5 of the finals at the Angeles University Foundation Sports and Cultural Center. The Barangay sizzled wi ...

CHAMPS. Ginebra players hoist the PBA Philippine Cup championship trophy after clinching it on Dec. 9, 2020 at the Angeles University Foundation Sport ...

PNA | 2 months ago

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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 | 3 months 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 | 3 months 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 | 3 months 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 | 4 months 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 months ago