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Donaire wins WBC title after KO win vs. French foe

MANILA – Nonito Donaire became a world boxing champion again on Sunday after knocking out French opponent Nordine Oubaali at the Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California. The 38-year-old Donaire stunned the erstwhile ...

CHAMP AGAIN. Nonito Donaire celebrates after knocking out erstwhile unbeaten Nordine Oubaali of France in the fourth round to regain the WBC bantamwei ...

PNA | 2 weeks ago

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Mr. Malasakit welcomes naturalization of Gilas center Ange Kouame

Senator Christopher “Bong” Go welcomed the signing of Republic Act No. 11543 which grants Filipino citizenship to athlete Kakou Ange Franck Williams Kouame. The measure was signed into law by President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday, May 18.  ...

MDM | 3 weeks ago

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Bryant, Garnett, Duncan enshrined in Basketball Hall of Fame

ANKARA – Hoop stars Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett, and Tim Duncan led a delayed group of inductees late Saturday entering basketball's top class, the hallowed Hall of Fame. "Kobe's personal stats speak for themselv ...

Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett, and Tim Duncan

PNA | 4 weeks ago

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Brandon Vera loses ONE heavyweight belt to Indian foe

MANILA – Brandon Vera's reign as ONE heavyweight champion came to a bitter end recently after bowing to Indian opponent Arjan Bhullar at ONE: Dangal. In the pre-recorded match from the Singapore Indoor Stadium which was ...

FIRST INDIAN CHAMPION. Arjan Bhullar delivers a ground and pound action on Brandon Vera at ONE: Dangal at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. Bhullar became ...

PNA | 4 weeks ago

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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 | 4 months 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 | 5 months 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 | 5 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 | 6 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 | 6 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 | 6 months ago