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Indonesia races to contain diphtheria outbreak ahead of 2018 Asian Games

A high school student a receives diphtheria vaccination at an Outbreak Response Immunization clinic in Cengkareng, Jakarta as health authorities try to contain a sharp rise in cases of diphtheria. Widodo S Jusuf, Antara Foto/ via Reuters JAKARTA — Health ...

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Russia faces Winter Games ban over athletes' doping

The International Olympic Committee was set to decide on Tuesday whether to ban Russia from the Winter Games over evidence of state-orchestrated doping, in one of the most important decisions in the Olympic movement’s history.  Just 65 days ahead of ...

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IOC to rule on Russia's 2018 Games fate

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach of Germany and Russian President Vladimir Putin wave as gold medallist bobsleigh athlete Russia’s Alexander Zubkov applauds (L-R) during the closing ceremony for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 23, 2014. Phil Noble, ...

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UAAP: Ravena downplays La Salle's physicality, Kib Montalbo's mind games

Thirdy Ravena acknowledged that the Blue Eagles turned complacent after a flying start that saw them go up by as many as 21 points. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN Sports MANILA, Philippines—Ateneo star Thirdy Ravena exited the Araneta Coliseum on Wednesday with ...

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‘To do well’ in SEA Games, Monsour suggests spending for athletes’ key needs

Monsour del Rosario, the Philippines’ chef de mission to the 2019 SEA Games, doesn’t want to give a forecast for how the hosts will perform. Courtesy of Monsour del Rosario’s Facebook page Makati Congressman Monsour del Rosario brought up a ...

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Winter Olympics: Flame arrives in S.Korea for 2018 Games

Lee Hee-beom, president and CEO of the Pyeongchang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games and President of the Hellenic Olympic Committee Spyros Capralos during the handover ceremony. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis The Olympic flame arrived in South Korea on Wednesday, ...

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PSL: Petron wins second straight, SLR drops back-to-back games

American import Lindsay Stalzer of Petron dropped 29 points in the Lady Blazers’ second straight win. Richard Esguerra, ABS-CBN Sports Unbeaten Petron recovered from a third set slump to turn back Sta. Lucia, 27-25, 25-20, 22-25, 25-14, Thursday night in ...

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Winless Suns fire Earl Watson after 3 games this season

In this Oct. 21, 2017, photo, Phoenix Suns head coach Earl Watson watches action during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Clippers in Los Angeles. The Suns have fired coach Watson just three games ...

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Board games fight back against tablet babysitters

A child tries on one of the displays at Toys ‘R’ Us Philippines’ flagship store. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News MANILA – Banished to the dustbins in most homes, board games are the main attraction in one suburban cafe, gathering like-minded ...

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PH hails US as top ally, welcomes war games

Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff General Eduardo Ano. INQUIRER PHOTO / NIÑO JESUS ORBETA The Philippines’ military chief hailed the United States as his nation’s “number one ally” and announced a return of regular war games, following ...

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