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World champ Jerwin Ancajas makes US debut with boxing stardom in mind

Jerwin Ancajas will need to be impressive in his US debut on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) if he hopes to follow in the multimillion-dollar footsteps of his boyhood idol, Manny Pacquiao, says boxing analyst Ed Tolentino. File/Fernando Sepe Jr., ABS-CBN ...

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Boxing: Milan Melindo loses world title in bloody bout

Milan Melindo lost his world light-flyweight belt to Ryoichi Taguchi of Japan in a title-unification bout in Tokyo, Japan Sunday night. Taguchi won via unanimous decision. (More details to come.) For more sports coverage, visit the ABS-CBN Sports website. Let’s ...

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World sports in 2017: From doping to bribery, year was a dark time

Russia being banned from the Winter Olympics stole the headlines but may also have overshadowed an otherwise sorry year for sport in terms of scandals. File/Maxim Shemetov, Reuters Russia being banned from the Winter Olympics stole the headlines but may ...

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FIBA World Cup qualifiers: Gilas to begin second leg vs Japan at MOA Arena

MANILA — Gilas Pilipinas will open its campaign in the second leg of the first round of the Asian qualifiers for the 2019 FIBA World Cup against Japan at the Mall of Asia Arena on February 25. Gilas whipped Japan ...

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Familiar foe standing in Gesta's way to world title

SANTA MONICA, California – The countdown is officially on as Mercito Gesta and Lucas Matthysse faced the press for the formal announcement of Golden Boy’s January 27 double main event at the Los Angeles Forum. Gesta will get a shot ...

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World Bank invests $4.5B to arm cities against climate change

TEPIC, Mexico – C ash-short cities with big ambitions to protect themselves from climate change will be able to tap into $ 4.5 billion in loans and technical support from the World Bank, working with a global alliance of cities ...

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Carlo Biado rules world 9-ball

Carlo Biado shoved the Philippines back on top of world pool Thursday night. Flaunting the full range of his armory, Biado trounced Roland Garcia, 13-5, in their all-Filipino tussle for the World 9-Ball Championship title in Doha. All that Biado ...

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Boxing: US-based Mercito Gesta kicks off training for world title bout

[embedded content] US-based Filipino boxer Mercito “No Mercy” Gesta has begun training for a world title bout set to take place in Los Angeles on January 27. Gesta battles Venezuela’s Jorge Linares for the World Boxing Association and The Ring ...

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Jordan Clarkson: Only fitting that PH will host FIBA World Cup

Filipino-American guard Jordan Clarkson was among those who celebrated when FIBA awarded hosting rights of the 2023 Basketball World Cup to the Philippines, Indonesia, and Japan. In a Facebook post, Clarkson proudly held up a Philippines jacket and said: “The ...

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Pinoys push online for PH's FIBA World Cup bid

As the 10-man Philippine delegation prepares to make one last final press for the country’s hosting bid for the 2023 FIBA World Cup, Filipino basketball fans have poured out their support via social media. Using the hashtag #PlayLouderIn2023, Pinoy hoop ...

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