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After a crucial campaign on Saturday night at the Huaqiao International Service Business Park in Kunshan, China; Pasig’s Chooks-to-Go grieved an early exit in the 2019 FIBA 3×3 Kunshan Challenger. Kings fails to qualify, because of these two defeats, for the higher-level tournament Chengdu Masters slated next month. Games were spearheaded by top Filipino 3×3 cager Joshua Munzon, Taylor Statham, Dylan Ababou and Troy Rike—fell short against Sosnovy Bor of

Manny Pacquiao

Filipino Boxer, Manny Pacquiao delights the underdog status in their July 20 world welterweight war in Las Vegas as Pacquiao doesn’t mind surrendering the favorite tag to the unbeaten young American Keith Thurman. “Beautiful,” exclaimed a beaming Pacquiao when told about Thurman being the oddsmakers’ choice. “That’s what I like,” added Pacquiao, who is ten years senior of Thurman at 40. Pacquiao has been the betting favorite in over a

volleyball

Cherry Rondina had a tumultuous Wednesday of emotions as the match started off with a celebration yet ended in an unsatisfactory closing. University of Santo Tomas’ captain recognized her trophies for the MVP and 2nd Best Outside Hitter while her family joined her during the quick celebration at Mall of Asia Arena just before the start of Game 2 of the UAAP Season 81 women’s volleyball finals. Rondina, nevertheless, ended

award

San Miguel Beermen proclaimed the All-Filipino champions after winning the best-of-7 series of the 2019 PBA Philippine Cup, 4-3 Wednesday at the Big Dome. It was touted as a game for the ages. Beermen remain the All-Filipino champions after winning the best-of-7 series, 4-3. San Miguel has also done something that no other team has ever done and that’s capture five straight titles in the Philippine Cup. San Miguel had

San Miguel Beermen

PBA’s best-of-seven of the Philippine Cup finals series amongst defending champions San Miguel Beermen and Magnolia Hotshots Pambansang Manok goes to a crucial decisive Game Seven on Wednesday with both team’s expectant of a grind and a match demanding only their best. Strained when the Beermen took Game Six, 98-86 the previous Sunday to level the series, San Miguel coach Leo Austria stated they are thankful to have been allowed

Pacquiao explains reason for choosing Keith Thurman as next opponent

One of the reasons why Manny Pacquio agreed to a July 20 bout in Las Vegas, the Filipino world champion stated a fight with Keith Thurman would be entertaining. “I liked the way he fought against Danny Garcia,” the 8-division champion stated in an interview. “I thought his style would match up well with mine. We are going to give the fans a great fight and an exciting night.” Pacquiao

basketball

San Miguel Beermen’s journey in the 2019 PBA Philippine Cup has been one of its toughest in the last five years. Faced their fair share of trials in their first four Philippine Cup campaigns, San Miguel under Leo Austria and this season hasn’t had any shortage of adversities. This may be the third Game 7 in a Philippine Cup final that Austria’s Beermen will commence after going back-and-forth against Magnolia

Philippine Cup

During the fourth quarter of Game 5 of the PBA Philippine Cup finals, a man donned as Spider-Man ran into the court and struck San Miguel center June Mar Fajardo, on Friday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. A still unnamed spectator ran to the floor with 3:06 left in the game holding a sign saying “vote love!” yet collided hard into Fajardo, who was running back down for defense. Araneta’s

golf

After the morning batch at the start of the Delimondo National Pro-Am at Splendido Taal Golf Club on Thursday, Rey Pagunsan forged an early solid partnership with leading national junior champion Aidric Chan as they combined for a two-under 70 to grab a two-stroke lead over siblings Daniella and Lanz Uy. Golf duo kicked off their bid on No. 16 in the first of two shotgun starts and overpowered a

award

June Mar Fajardo, San Miguel’s 29-year-old stalwart closed a sixth straight All-Filipino BPC award Wednesday night after winning the award in runaway fashion. Fajardo is not just collecting MVP trophies but Best Player of the Conference (BPC) titles as well. Being on top in statistical points (460), media (484), players (71), and the PBA votes, Fajardo finished with a total of 1,165 points or about half more than his closest