Petron sweeps Invitational Cup elimination round

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October 15, 2019
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The Petron Blaze Spikers survived a late surge by the PLDT Home Fibr Power Hitters to pull off a 25-18, 25-19, 26-28, 25-19 win over the weekend in the 2019 Philippine Superliga Invitational Cup at the San Juan Arena. Cherry Rondina led Petron with 19 points and 22 excellent digs; while Frances Molina added 18 …

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2022 FIFA World Cup

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October 15, 2019
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Philippines meets China tonight at the Panaad By Adrian Stewart Co The Philippine men’s national football team, the Azkals, meets China tonight at the Panaad Park and Stadium in Bacolod City in the second round of the ongoing 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification rounds. China currently sits atop Group A on six points, while the …

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Creamline beats PetroGazz, goes 13-0 in the Open Conference

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October 15, 2019
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The Creamline Cool Smashers maintained an unblemished 13-0 record in the 2019 Premier Volleyball League Open Conference after their 25-21, 26-24, 19-25, 25-18 win over the PetroGazz Angels last Sunday at the University of St. La Salle Coliseum in Bacolod City. Jessica Galanza completed a triple-double for Creamline on 17 excellent receptions, 15 excellent digs, …

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Filipina boxer wins gold at World Boxing Championships

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October 15, 2019
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Filipina boxer Nesthy Petecio captured gold at the 2019 AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships over the weekend in Russia after defeating Russian fighter Liudmila Vorontsova in the featherweight division finals. The Davao City native won by a slim 3-2 decision. Lin Yu-ting of Taiwan and England’s Karriss Artingstall both took bronze./ASC, WDJ

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Foton-Tay Tung wins MassKara Cup women’s tournament

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October 15, 2019
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Foton-Bacolod Tay Tung High School won the women’s open volleyball division of the 1st Congressman Greg Gasataya MassKara Cup over the weekend at the Montalbo Residence along V. Mapa Street in Bacolod City’s Barangay 40. The Bacolod City-squad won by default after the Iloilo selection opted not to play in the final. Foton-Tay Tung swept …

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Barangay Ginebra escapes San Miguel with 129-124 win

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October 15, 2019
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Barangay Ginebra San Miguel squandered a double-digit lead but managed to escape with a 129-124 win over the San Miguel Beermen last Sunday in the 2019 PBA Governors’ Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Justin Brownlee finished with a triple-double on 28 points, 14 rebounds, and 14 assists; while Stanley Pringle added 27 markers; and …

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Ceres-Negros FC secure third straight league title

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October 14, 2019
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By Adrian Stewart Co Ceres-Negros FC secured their third consecutive 2019 Philippines Football League (PFL) title over the weekend with a 3-1 win over Green Archers United FC at the Aboitiz Pitch in Lipa City, Batangas. The championship also provides the Bacolod City-based club another chance to compete in the AFC Champions League with qualification …

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AdMU beats DLSU, goes 10-0 in UAAP men’s basketball

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October 14, 2019
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By Adrian Stewart Co Ateneo de Manila University (AdMU) scored a 77-69 win over De La Salle University (DLSU) yesterday in the 82nd UAAP men’s basketball season at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City. Adrian Wong finished with 18 points for AdMU, while Ilonggo forward Ferdinand ‘Thirdy’ Ravena III added 13, and …

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Negrense boxer wins ABF title in one round

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October 14, 2019
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By Adrian Stewart Co Negrense boxer Joepher Montano captured the ASEAN Boxing Federation super lightweight title over the weekend after disposing of Benjie Suganob in one round at the Gaisano Grand Bacolod. The Negrense boxer was coming off a split decision loss to John Ruba of Indonesia in last July’s International Boxing Organization-Oceania/World Boxing Council-Asian …

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Filipino gymnast captures gold at world championships

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October 14, 2019
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By Adrian Stewart Co After earlier securing qualification for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games by making the finals of the 2019 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Stuttgart, Germany, Filipino gymnast Carlos Edriel Yulo captured gold over the weekend by winning in floor exercise. During the qualification round, Yulo came in seventh in the floor exercise, …

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