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Ancajas keeps IBF super fly crown, beats Rodriguez

By WAYLON GALVEZ Jerwin Ancajas scored a unanimous decision win over Mexican Jonathan Javier Rodriguez and kept his International Boxing Federation (IBF) super flyweight title Saturday (Sunday in Manila) at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. Though it was Ancajas’ first fight in more than a year, he remained sharp and accurate especially in the […]

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Japanese ace grabs 4-shot lead at Masters with fiery 65

AUGUSTA (AFP) ‒ Hideki Matsuyama unleashed an incredible back-nine shotmaking display to seize a four-stroke lead after Saturday’s third round of the Masters, putting the Japanese star on the brink of a historic triumph at Augusta National. Matsuyama, trying to become the first Japanese man to win a major title, fired a seven-under par 65, […]

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Ex-Ateneo star shines as Mystics pip Warriors; Heroes win

ALCANTARA, Cebu ‒ Ryan Buenafe rediscovered his old magic and helped Siquijor Mystics recover from a 19-point deficit to vanquish the Dumaguete Warriors, 105-100, in the Visayas leg of the 2021 Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup Saturday at the Civic Center here.After being held scoreless in the team’s defeat to KCS Computer Specialist-Mandaue on Friday, […]

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Ravena, Neophoenix absorb 7th straight defeat in Japan

By JONAS TERRADO Thirdy Ravena and the San-En Neophoenix couldn’t end their slide in the Japan B.League after absorbing a 94-87 road loss to the Shiga Lakestars Saturday in Otsu, Japan. Unable to sustain a 9-point lead  in the third quarter, the Neophoenix suffered their suffer their seventh straight defeat – no thanks to the […]

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MVP backs friendly duel of PBA stars against China

By JONAS TERRADO Manny V. Pangilinan is backing a proposal which will pit a PBA selection against the Chinese national team in an exhibition aimed to start the league’s 46th season on a high note. Pangilinan on Saturday echoed the sentiments of PBA Chairman Ricky Vargas, who believes that a PBA-China series will help the […]

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Rose shakes off nightmare start to keep Masters lead

AUGUSTA (AFP) ‒ Justin Rose squandered a four-shot advantage, then birdied three of the last six holes to seize a one-stroke lead after Friday’s second round of the 85th Masters. The 40-year-old Englishman overcame a nightmare start to fire a level par 72 and stand on seven-under 137 after 36 holes at Augusta National. Rose, […]

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