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Tennis: Federer wins 100th title by beating Tsitsipas

Roger Federer wrote another "special" page of history as he defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4, 6-4 on Saturday at the Dubai Championships to win the 100th title of his career. The 20-time Grand Slam winner claimed a record eighth trophy at ...

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MPBL: David wins 3-point shootout title in All Stars night

Gary David showed why he is still one of the country's top gunners after topping the 3-Point Shootout contest in the inaugural Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League All-Star night at Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City. The ex-PBA pro, now ...

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Boxing: Nietes refuses Palicte rematch, vacates WBO title

Donnie Nietes after winning the world junior-bantamweight championship. File/Philip Fong, AFP Filipino champion Donnie “Ahas” Nietes has decided to vacate his WBO junior bantamweight title after refusing to take on mandatory challenger fellow Filipino Aston Palicte. Nietes, who won the ...

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Boxing: Saludar retains WBO title via dominant win

Filipino boxing champion Vic "Vicious" Saludar successfully defended his WBO world minimumweight title by dominating his Japanese challenger Tuesday night in Tokyo, Japan. According to Philboxing, Saludar won via unanimous decision against Masataka Taniguchi at the Korakuen Hall. One of ...

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NBA: Thunder's Diallo defeats Knicks' Smith for Slam Dunk title

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Hamidou Diallo dunks over Shaquille O'Neal in the 3-Point Contest during the NBA All-Star Saturday Night at Spectrum Center. Bob Donnan, USA TODAY Sports/Reuters CHARLOTTE — Rookie Hamidou Diallo showed off his imagination and 44-inch vertical ...

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NCAA: Arellano coach dedicates latest title to mentor, school

The Arellano Lady Chiefs celebrate their third straight title. Josh Albelda, ABS-CBN Sports MANILA, Philippines — Arellano University's third consecutive NCAA women's title was special in many ways for head coach Obet Javier. The way that the Lady Chiefs won ...

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Boxing: Palicte says he deserves title bout vs Nietes

Aston Palicte believes he deserves to be the mandatory challenger for Donnie Nietes’ WBO junior bantamweight title, given the way that he defeated Puerto Rico’s Jose Chiquiro Martinez. Palicte recently knocked out Martinez in a title eliminator, paving the way ...

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Asian Cup: Qatar stuns Japan to win title for first time

Qatar celebrates its first Asian Cup championship after defeating Japan 3-1 on Friday. Suhaib Salem, Reuters ABU DHABI—Almoez Ali scored a spectacular overhead kick for a record ninth goal of the tournament to set Qatar on their way to a ...

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Kevin Belingon to defend ONE bantamweight title vs Bibiano Fernandes in Japan

Kevin Belingon is the undisputed ONE bantamweight champion. Photo from ONE Championship Kevin Belingon is set for his first title defense in a third meeting with Bibiano Fernandes on March 31 in Tokyo, Japan, Chatri Sityodtong, chairman and CEO of ...

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Australian Open: Naomi Osaka wins title, secures historic world No. 1

Japan's Naomi Osaka (pictured) battled past Czech eighth seed Petra Kvitova 7-6 (2), 5-7, 6-4 to win her first Australian Open crown Saturday and become the new world No. 1. Japan's Naomi Osaka battled past Czech eighth seed Petra Kvitova ...

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