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January 14, 2019 5:12 AM Nadal blazes through to Australian Open 2nd round

Nadal shows no signs of injury worries with a straight-set victory over James Duckworth MELBOURNE, Australia – A ruthless Rafael Nadal showed no mercy in a clinical first round thumping at the Australian Open Monday, January 14. The 17-time Grand Slam champion, who cut short his 2018 season to have surgery on a foot injury, cruised through to round two of the opening 87

January 13, 2019 10:30 AM Pacquiao goes savage mode in sparring

The Filipino boxing legend wobbles sparring partner Arnold Gonzalez thrice and nearly finishes off the amateur standout HOLLYWOOD, USA – For 3 times there in sparring, Manny Pacquiao got into savage mood. He wobbled Arnold Gonzalez with a left straight in the 3rd round and was about to finish the amateur standout off, prompting chief trainer Buboy Fernandez 78

January 12, 2019 11:46 AM No way but down for Broner, says Team Pacquiao

Strength and conditioning coach Justin Fortune thinks Manny Pacquiao has gotten stronger but has kept his speed HOLLYWOOD, USA – For Justin Fortune, there’s no way for Adrien Broner to go but down. According to Fortune, the fate of the American challenger will depend on what form and condition he will bring to the ring against Manny Pacquiao in their 79

January 12, 2019 6:11 AM PH volleyball coaching legend Nes Pamilar dies

Nes Pamilar is remembered for steering the FEU Lady Tamaraws to their last championship in Season 70 MANILA, Philippines – Former national team and UAAP champion coach Nes Pamilar passed away on Saturday, January 12 due to heart failure. Pamilar steered the Far Eastern University (FEU) Lady Tamaraws to their 29th UAAP women's volleyball title in Season 76

January 11, 2019 9:48 AM I will always beat Pacquiao – Broner

American challenger Adrien Broner boasts he doesn't even need to throw a lot of punches to stop Manny Pacquiao HOLLYWOOD, USA – They can fight over a thousand times and he will always come out the winner. At least, that's what runs through Adrien Broner's mind since he started training for his bid to topple Manny Pacquiao from the World Boxing Association 75

January 10, 2019 1:36 AM Djokovic, Halep top seeds at Australian Open

World No. 1 players Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep face a stern challenge in the first Grand Slam tournament of the year MELBOURNE, Australia – World No. 1 players Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep were named top seeds on Thursday, January 10, for next week's Australian Open, with 23-time major winner Serena Williams lurking at 16 on the women's side. Djokovic 102

January 9, 2019 11:43 AM Malaysia Dragons deal Alab Pilipinas' 1st loss in ABL stunner

Alab Pilipinas import Renaldo Balkman winds up doing the heavy lifting as local support goes cold on the road MANILA, Philippines – The Westports Malaysia Dragons successfully defended their home floor after a stunning 72-71 win over defending ABL champion San Miguel Alab Pilipinas in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday, January 9. The Dragons prevented a losing 103

January 6, 2019 8:55 AM LIVE UPDATES: Philippines vs South Korea – Asian Cup 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Azkals are in for a tough opening game as they face FIFA World Cup team South Korea in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup in Dubai on Monday, January 7. Although the absence of Asia's top footballer Son Heungmin spares the Azkals from his attacking prowess, the Nationals still face a brilliant South Korea side that eliminated 85

January 1, 2019 11:14 AM More in store for Nietes in 2019 after claiming another belt

If he defends his World Boxing Organization crown, the 4-division champion has Thai superstar Srisaket Sor Rungvisai at the top of his list of fighters he wants to face next MANILA, Philippines – After accomplishing his mission to become 4-division world champion, Donnie Nietes has two more bars to hurdle this year. The first task is to defend the World 71

January 1, 2019 1:32 AM After midnight: Brisbane match starts in 2018, ends in 2019

BRISBANE, Australia – Czech qualifier Marie Bouzkova stunned former US Open champion Samantha Stosur to reach the Brisbane International second round on Monday, December 31, in a match which started in 2018, spanned midnight and finished in the early hours of 2019. The 20-year-old Bouzkova, ranked at 139 in the world, fought back to claim a 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 win and set-up 73