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Kings open title defense vs vengeance-seeking Bolts

Ginebra import Justin Brownlee. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net LUCENA—It’s going to be size versus versatility, great imports ranged against each other, brilliant Grand Slam-winning tacticians seeking to improve their legacies, and crowd-darlings going up against probably the most under-appreciated side ...

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Shares open higher with investors on tax reform watch

[embedded content] MANILA – Share prices opened higher on Monday, as investors awaited the Senate’s version of tax reform. The Philippine Stock Exchange Index was up 0.29 percent to 8,335.31 in early trading. The peso opened at P51.20 from P51.15 ...

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Badminton: Four-peat seeking Bulldogs open Season 80 on high note

Four-time defending champion National University opened its UAAP Season 80 men’s badminton campaign with a dominating 4-1 victory over the University of the Philippines to start its title-retention bid in style at the Rizal Memorial Badminton Hall Friday. Keeyan Gabuelo ...

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Banks to stay open on 'National Day of Protest'

MANILA – Banks will remain open for business on Sept. 21 Thursday despite Malacañang’s suspension of work in government offices and public schools, the Bankers Association of the Philippines (BAP) said Wednesday.  “Normal check clearing operations, trading and other financial ...

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Tennis: US Open champion Nadal stretches clear as No. 1

Rafael Nadal extended his lead at the top of the world rankings on Monday after claiming his 16th Grand Slam title at the US Open, while Roger Federer took second spot from Andy Murray. Spaniard Nadal and 19-time major winner ...

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Healthy year bigger prize for Nadal than US Open crown

NEW YORK – World number one Rafael Nadal, nagged for years by knee injuries but enjoying a stellar season, already has a prize more treasured than another Grand Slam title — a healthy campaign chasing them. The 31-year-old Spaniard, who ...

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Serena ends silence, praises US Open runs of Keys, Stephens

NEW YORK – Former world number one and 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams made her first public comments since giving birth to a daughter one week ago, tweeting praise Friday to the US Open women’s finalists. Williams was pregnant ...

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Stephens beats Williams to reach U.S. Open final

Sloane Stephens of the United States shakes hands after winning her match against Venus Williams of the United States. Shannon Stapleton, Reuters A new grand slam champion will be crowned at the U.S. Open after Sloane Stephens beat fellow American ...

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Tennis: Nadal into US Open semi-finals — Federer next?

Rafael Nadal of Spain returns a shot to Andrey Rublev of Russia on day ten of the U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports/Reuters Rafael Nadal demolished Andrey Rublev on Wednesday ...

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Venus beats Kvitova, to face Stephens in US Open semis

Venus Williams of the United States in action against Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic. Mike Segar, Reuters NEW YORK — Seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams became the oldest semi-finalist in US Open history at age 37 on Tuesday ...

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