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UAAP: Ateneo powers past La Salle, wins 6th straight title in men’s swimming

The Ateneo men’s swimming team. UAAP LOS BAÑOS, Laguna – Ateneo de Manila University’s reign in UAAP men’s swimming is extended for one more year, after it staged a remarkable turnaround to sneak past De La Salle University, Sunday at ...

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Tennis: Murray beats Wawrinka to win first title since hip surgery

Britain’s Andy Murray reacts as he plays against Switzerland’s Stanislas Wawrinka during their men’s single tennis final match of the European Open ATP Antwerp, on October 20, 2019 in Antwerp. John Thys, BELGA/AFP. Andy Murray claimed his first ATP title ...

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Boxing: As Ancajas arrives in LA for title defense, focus is on maintaining weight

World junior bantamweight champion Jerwin Ancajas (standing, third from left) with his team. Courtesy of Joven Jimenez World junior bantamweight champion Jerwin Ancajas arrived in the United States on Friday for the final phase of his training ahead of his ...

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MMA: No such thing as age for Rene Catalan in ONE title challenge

Rene Catalan during his fight against Yoshitaka Naito. Handout/file Mixed martial arts veteran Rene Catalan remains unfazed despite being considered as an “underdog” ahead of his title tiff with the more recognizable ONE strawweight champion Joshua Pacio. The veteran Catalan ...

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ONE: Belingon falls short in bid to recover bantam title vs Fernandes

Kevin Belingon lost in his attempt to reclaim the ONE bantamweight crown on Saturday night after yielding to Brazilian rival Bibiano Fernandes at Ryogoku Kokugikan in Japan in the co-main event of ONE: Century Part II. Belingon was forced to ...

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Gymnastics: Russia’s Nagornyy captures all-around world title in Stuttgart

Russia’s Nikita Nagornyy in action. Wolfgang Rattay, Reuters Russia’s Nikita Nagornyy clinched the men’s all-around title at the gymnastics world championships on Friday ahead of last year’s champion and team mate Artur Dalaloyan in Stuttgart. Needing 12.560 points on the ...

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Simone Biles wins 15th world title as US claim team gold

USA’s Simone Biles performs on the beam during the women’s team final at the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships at the Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle in Stuttgart, southern Germany, on October 8, 2019. Thomas Kienzle, Agence France-Presse STUTTGART, Germany – US gymnastics star ...

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MotoGP: Marc Marquez seals 6th world title with Thailand win

Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez in action at the Thailand Grand Prix in Chang International Circuit, Buriram. Soe Zeya Tun, Reuters Marc Marquez sealed his sixth MotoGP world title in Thailand on Sunday after storming to victory in a heart pounding ...

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ONE: Pacio to defend strawweight title vs. Catalan in Manila

MANILA, Philippines – It will be a battle of Filipino standouts when Joshua Pacio defends his ONE strawweight world championship against countryman Rene Catalan at ONE: Masters of Fate on November 8 at the Mall of Asia Arena. Pacio, 23, ...

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SEA Games: Fighting at home, veteran, top-class Pinoy boxers eye overall title

[embedded content] There is a good chance the Philippines will nab the overall crown in the boxing competition when the country hosts the upcoming Southeast Asian Games starting late November. Spearheading the locals’ campaign in the Games are 2-time SEA ...

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