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November 18, 2018 8:34 AM 5 Pinoy champion boxers to be feted in WBC Asian Summit

Manny Pacquiao and Jerwin Ancajas lead the reigning Filipino world champions who will be honored in the 3rd WBC Women's Convention and Asian Summit MANILA, Philippines – The country's top boxers and promoters will be feted during the three-day 3rd WBC Women's Convention and Asian Summit at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City. To be given 60

July 31, 2018 9:23 AM Perla, leading lady sa edad na 70

NOW in her 70s, ’di pumasok sa isipan ng showbiz icon na si Perla Bautista that she will still be entrusted with a lead role in a movie. Leading lady si Perla to equally senior showbiz stars in Kung Paano Hinihintay Ang Dapit-hapon, official entry to the Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival 2018 from August 3 to 12 sa Cultural Center of the Philippines 77

April 30, 2018 12:48 PM Pacquiao, Go in 3-point duel

A SPECIAL three-point shootout featuring Senator Manny Pacquiao and Special Assistant to the President Bong Go serves as a special feature in the kickoff leg of this year’s PBA All-Star Week. Pacquiao, the former playing-coach of Columbian Dyip (formerly KIA) and Go, will be joined by Presidential son-in-law and lawyer Mans Carpio in the contest to be held during 34

April 23, 2018 12:00 PM PSA Forum tackles bowling

BOWLING takes its turn in the weekly Philippine Sportswriters Association Forum, with former World Cup champions and greats Bong Coo, Biboy Rivera and Paeng Nepomuceno gracing Tuesday’s session at the Tapa King Restaurant at Farmer Plaza in Cubao. The three Philippine Bowing Federation officials are going to talk about the Philippine International Open to be held from April 26

March 27, 2018 12:41 PM Navarette: Boxing has changed for the better

Once known as the “Bad Boy from Dadiangas,” Rolando Navarette no longer fits his moniker but he still has the aura of a former boxing world champion. Amid present day champions and rising stars during the 18th Gabriel “Flash” Elorde Boxing Awards on Sunday night, Navarette remains a crowd drawer. Navarette, who briefly held the WBC super featherweight 20

March 13, 2018 8:56 AM British comedian Ken Dodd dies age 90

Dodd, from Liverpool in northwest England, won millions of fans with his epic stand-up shows filled with non-stop jokes, in which he brandished his trademark colourful “tickling sticks”. He made his first professional appearance in 1954 and a decade later made his debut in London’s West End, where he staged a record-breaking 42-week show at the London 44

March 3, 2018 9:23 AM Top Spanish conductor Jesus Lopez-Cobos dies

Lopez-Cobos, born in the small town of Toro in northwestern Spain, died in Berlin where he had notably been general music director of the Deutsche Oper Berlin through the 1980s before following up a decade with the CSO with a seven-year spell at Madrid’s Teatro Real. The Madrid institution said it was saddened to note the loss of “one of the great figures 26

February 19, 2018 6:20 AM Slovenia's Dragic completes long journey to All Star Game

Slovenia's Goran Dragic competed in his first NBA All Star Game on Sunday, completing a 15-year journey in professional basketball involving thousands of games played in arenas around the world and a handful of individual awards. When the 31-year-old entered the game as a Team LeBron member during the first quarter, he became the first ever player from Slovenia 29

February 13, 2018 5:12 AM Smith, Thompson headline Women’s hoops Hall of Fame class

STORRS, Conn. — Katie Smith, Tina Thompson and Chamique Holdsclaw headline the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame class for 2018 announced Monday. Joining them in the seven-member class are former Colorado coach Ceal Barry, longtime assistants Chris Dailey and Mickie DeMoss and longtime New Jersey high school and college coach Rose Marie Battaglia. Dailey 22

December 14, 2017 12:25 PM Carlo Biado defeats Roland Garcia in all-Filipino final, wins 2017 World 9-Ball Championship

Carlo Biado is the first Filipino to win the World 9-Ball Championship since Francisco Bustamante in 2010 Carlo Biado added his name among the greats of Filipino billiards by capturing the 2017 World 9-Ball Championship with a 13-5 victory over compatriot Roland Garcia, Thursday, December 14 at the Al Arabi Sports Club in Doha, Qatar. The 34-year-old 31