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PBA: 3 straight blowout games? San Miguel coach Leo Austria finds it ‘weird’

Arwind Santos and the Beermen were surprised to beat Ginebra by more than 25 points again. PBA Media Bureau MANILA, Philippines—What happened in Game 3 of the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup Finals was, quite literally, unprecedented. The San Miguel Beermen ...

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Asian Games: Iraq withdraws from football tournament

The 2018 Asian Games have seen 2 powerhouse men's national teams withdraw from competition — the Philippines in basketball and Iraq in football. File/Darren Whiteside, Reuters HONG KONG—Iraq has withdrawn from the football tournament of this month's Asian Games in ...

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Asian Games: Richard Gomez still hopes PH will join basketball competition

Richard Gomez, the country's fencing federation president and the national delegation head to the Asian Games next month, acknowledged that he was caught by surprise when it was decided that the country would not field a team to the Games. ...

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World junior champion Zohri becomes face of Indonesia's Games

Lalu Muhammad Zohri of Indonesia celebrates his victory. Lehtikuva/Kalle Parkkinen via Reuters JAKARTA – Just over a year ago, Indonesian sprinter Lalu Muhammad Zohri could barely afford running shoes and was pretty much unknown outside his small village on the ...

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PH Olympic body respects basketball federation’s decision to withdraw from Asian Games

MANILA, Philippines—The Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) on Friday expressed its support for the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP), after the national sports association withdrew its participation to the 2018 Asian Games. The SBP announced late Thursday night it will no ...

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‘Miracles can happen’ with Guiao as Asian Games coach

It has been two years since Yeng Guiao and Rain or Shine parted ways after a five-year relationship that produced a Governors’ Cup and one Commissioner’s Cup. Guiao has since moved on to NLEX where he’s currently trying to steer ...

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Clarkson's eligibility a question mark ahead of Asian Games

MANILA, Philippines – The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) is working overtime to secure the release of Filipino-American Jordan Clarkson from the Cleveland Cavaliers and the NBA, in the hopes that he can play for the country in the Asian ...

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Gov’t plan in place to convert sports facilities after 2019 SEA Games: Cayetano

MANILA—The facilities currently being constructed for the 2019 Southeast Asian Games (SEA) will eventually used by the government, Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said. The government has allocated P7.5 billion for the sports event, and another P15 billion for ...

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PBA: As long as SMB keeps winning, Santos not sweating subpar games

Arwind Santos struggled with his shot against Alaska, but contributed in other areas of the game. Josh Albelda, ABS-CBN Sports MANILA, Philippines – It speaks to the strength of San Miguel's roster that they can win a semifinals series even ...

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NU Bullpups to wear the flag in 2018 Asean School Games

Batang Gilas standouts Carl Tamayo, Terrence Fortea, and Gerry Abadiano will be back in international competition – this time for NU in the Asean School Games. ABS-CBN Sports. MANILA, Philippines — Not even a month after playing for Batang Gilas ...

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