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Tennis: Metal hip Murray hails ‘special’ doubles title

Britain’s Andy Murray celebrates winning his doubles final match against Rajeev Ram of the U.S. and Britain’s Joe Salisbury. Tony O’Brien, Action Images via Reuters LONDON – Twice Wimbledon champion Andy Murray said his doubles title at Queen’s Club on ...

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FilOil Preseason: San Beda, La Salle rekindle rivalry of yore, as they play for title

Traditional powerhouses San Beda University and De La Salle University will take on each other in the finals of the 2019 FilOil Flying V Preseason Tournament after beating their respective opponents on Thursday. San Beda came from behind to take ...

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Boxing: Aston Palicte vows to be better, as he chases world super-fly title again

Expect a much better Aston Palicte in his second crack at a world title. Palicte, 28, will be vying for the vacant World Boxing Organization super-flyweight crown against Japanese challenger Kazuto Ioka on Wednesday night, June 19. The 12-round title fight ...

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Boxing: Aston Palicte suffers TKO loss, as Japanese claims world super-fly title

Kazuto Ioka (right) became the first Japanese fighter to win world titles in 4 weight divisions by stopping Palicte in the 10th round of their bout Japan Wednesday. Handout Kazuto Ioka became the first Japanese fighter to win world titles ...

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Boxing: Aston Palicte, Kazuto Ioka make weight for WBO title bout

Super Featherweight contenders Aston “Mighty” Palicte of the Philippines and Kazuto Ioka of Japan both successfully made weight for their upcoming WBO Super Featherweight World Championship bout on Wednesday, June 19th at the Makhuari Messe in Chiba, Japan.  Palicte came ...

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Dutch cyclist claims this year’s Le Tour de Filipinas title

Jeroen Meijers of the Taiyuan Miogee Cycling Team claimed the overall championship. Handout Dutch Jeroen Meijers of Taiyuan Miogee Cycing Team of China successfully defended his lead in the 5th and final stage topped by German Mario Vogt of Team ...

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Raptors’ title sees Canada set viewing, spending records

TORONTO, ON – JUNE 13: Fans celebrate a victory over the Golden State Warriors in game six of the NBA Finals on June 13, 2019 in Toronto, Canada. Cole Burston/Getty Images/AFP LAS VEGAS — The final numbers are in, and ...

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Cycling: Chase for 10th Le Tour de Filipinas title begins in Tagaytay

The Philippine national team — composed of Jhon Mark Camingao, Jan Paul Marales, Ronald Oranza, Junrey Navarra and El Joshua Cariño — hopes to give the hosts something to cheer for in the 10th Le Tour de Filipinas, which begins ...

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Raptors squander golden opportunity to clinch NBA title

Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) dribbles against Golden State Warriors guard Andre Iguodala (9) during the third quarter in game five of the 2019 NBA Finals at Scotiabank Arena. John E. Sokolowski, USA TODAY Sports/Reuters TORONTO – The Toronto ...

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Tennis: Nadal beats Thiem to win record-stretching 12th French Open title

Spain’s Rafael Nadal reacts during his French Open final match against Austria’s Dominic Thiem in Paris, France. Vincent Kessler, Reuters PARIS — (UPDATE) Rafael Nadal claimed a record-stretching 12th French Open title by beating Austrian fourth seed Dominic Thiem, 6-3 ...

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