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Asian shares up, oil down as Syria fallout seen limited

SYDNEY – Share markets started firmer in Asia on Monday amid relief US-led strikes on Syria looked like being a one-off event that avoided a direct confrontation with Russia, weighing on oil prices and safe-haven Treasuries. EMini futures for the ...

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Davis Cup: Tough test awaits Filipinos as they host Thailand in Asian zonal tie

Philippine national men’s tennis players AJ Lim (left) and Johnny Arcilla. Handouts The Philippine national tennis team expects a tough matchup against Thailand when they battle in a Davis Cup, Asia-Oceania Zone Group II tie at the shell courts of ...

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Azkals manager bats for more support following Asian Cup qualification

Fans cheer on the Philippine Azkals during their AFC Asian Cup qualifier against Tajikistan. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Azkals took a great leap forward last Tuesday with their 2-1 triumph over Tajikistan at the Rizal ...

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Football: Azkals boss on Asian Cup debut — ‘We want to create an impact’

Members of the Philippine Azkals celebrate after qualifying for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News The team manager of the men’s national football team on Wednesday said he plans to retain its core for the 2019 Asian ...

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Football: Asian Cup, not 50th goal, is what matters most to Phil Younghusband

Phil Younghusband in action for the Philippine Azkals. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News MANILA, Philippines—It was only fitting that in the biggest match in Philippine football history, the country’s greatest goal-scorer would put his stamp on the game. Phil Younghusband entered ...

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Richard Gomez pushing for inclusion of PH women’s volleyball team in Asian Games

Richard Gomez, the country’s delegation head to the Asian Games in Indonesia this year, wants to see the national women’s volleyball team play in the Asian Games. To Gomez’s left is Philippine Sports Commission chairman Butch Ramirez, who vowed to ...

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Azkals take on Tajikistan with Asian Cup berth on the line

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Azkals will try to do on Tuesday what they could not get done back in November — secure a berth in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup. To do so, they have to get past a ...

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Philippine Azkals set sights on maiden Asian Cup appearance

HONG KONG – In the Philippines, where basketball monopolizes the airwaves and ageing boxer Manny Pacquiao is still king, a small piece of football history could be made on Tuesday evening. At the rundown Rizal Memorial Stadium in the Malate ...

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AFC Asian Cup: Tajikistan feels no pressure ahead of must-win match

Azkals captain Phil Younghusband shakes hands with Tajikistan’s Nurridin Davronov. Santino Honasan, ABS-CBN Sports MANILA, Philippines – The Tajikistan national football team insists that they feel no pressure even as they are in a must-win situation against the Philippine Azkals ...

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‘Mr. and Mrs. Cruz’ star Ryza Cenon wins at Osaka Asian film fest

For a second year running, a Filipina actress has taken home the Yakushi Pearl Award, or the Most Brilliant Performer Award, from the Osaka Asian Film Festival in Japan.  Succeeding Iza Calzado was Ryza Cenon, who was recognized at the ...

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