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Pacquiao sa Mayweather rematch: ‘Anytime’

Manila, Philippines – “Depende lang sa kanya kung malakas pa loob niyang lumaban.” Ito ang patama ni Pambansang Kamao Manny Pacquiao kay undefeated world boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. sa pahiwatig na rematch ng dalawa sa Japan. Dagdag pa ni Pacman na handang-handa siya ulit makipagsuntukan kay Floyd, “Anytime.” Matatandaang natalo ni Mayweather si Pacquiao noong […] The post Pacquiao sa Mayweather rematch: ‘Anytime’ appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

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Rugby World Cup dedicates space for LGBT

As the Rugby World Cup got under way Friday, a pop-up venue for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) and other sexual-minority fans opened in Tokyo in an initiative organizers hope to build on for next year’s Olympics and beyond. The Pride House Tokyo 2019 in the capital’s Harajuku district will open through 4 November […] The post Rugby World Cup dedicates space for LGBT appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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World keeps it close vs Europe, 7-5

Jack Sock and Nick Kyrgios paired up to defeat Rafael Nadal and Stefanos Tsitsipas as Team World cut Europe’s lead to 7-5 heading into the final day of the Laver Cup in Geneva. Sock and Kyrgios won Saturday’s doubles 6-4, 3-6, 10-6 after Nadal defeated Milos Raonic in his first match since his US Open […] The post World keeps it close vs Europe, 7-5 appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Environmental activists get down and dirty on mass cleanup day

PARIS, France – Thousands of volunteers wielding nets and bin bags scoured coasts, parks and riverbanks across the globe Saturday, September 21, in a litter-picking drive highlighting the vast quantity of trash dumped worldwide, a day after mass international climate protests . Campaigners took part in World Cleanup Day from Manila to ........»»

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Marcial settles for silver in World Boxing Championships

MANILA, Philippines – Eumir Marcial fell short in his bid of giving the Philippines its first gold in the AIBA World Championships. The Filipino absorbed a unanimous decision loss to hometown bet Gleb Bakshi in their middleweight finals duel at the EXPO Arena in Ekaterinburg, Russia on Saturday, September 21.  Suffering a ........»»

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As global leaders meet, the Amazon rainforest burns

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – The fires that burned through the Amazon rainforest last month sparked international outcry and offers of help, but as world leaders meet in New York, the planet's largest rainforest remains engulfed in flames. The latest satellite data from Brazil's National Institute for Space Research (INPE) ........»»

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Talent is the new tech, data is the new oil

Part 1 of 2   Of the most valuable public companies in the world, 7 out of 10 are now from software tech, beating out oil, banking, retail and consumer goods…READ.....»»

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Peace and climate justice is needed to save the planet

The world is afire again, the flames heartbreakingly consuming shrubs, trees and forests in Australia, Portugal, Brazil, and recently in California and Siberia, and elsewhere, too. The world community has…READ.....»»

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Activists do Dirty Work of Clearing Trash on World Cleanup Day

SYDNEY - Thousands of activists fanned out across beaches and rivers throughout Asia Saturday, picking up rubbish and drawing attention to the amount of trash that is dumped worldwide, a day after.....»»

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PBA: Black lauds Almazan’s ‘best game’ since joining Meralco

Meralco head coach Norman Black had nothing but praise for big man Raymond Almazan’s game on Saturday. The mentor felt that Almazan delivered his breakout game since joining the Bolts back in May of this year with clutch plays in Meralco’s 98-92 opening day victory over defending champion Magnolia in the 2019 PBA Governors’ Cup at the Big Dome.    ”This is probably the best game of Raymond Almazan since he joined our team,” said Black of his ward, whose fourth quarter explosion spelled the difference in the duel. Almazan broke a 92-92 deadlock with a trey in the last 2:27 of the match and added a split from the foul line to fuel Meralco’s late game barrage. He capped his night with a crucial defensive stop, swatting away Mark Barroca’s layup attempt with 17 ticks left that crushed the comeback hopes of the Hotshots.    “Kasi pinaghandaan ko din eh. 100% na (dapat) ready physically and mentally, so kailangan eh. Di na rin tayo pa-bata eh,” said Almazan, who is fresh from a tour of duty with Gilas Pilipinas in the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China. "May mga bagong batang pumapasok—mas malakas, mas bata, mas athletic. So kailangang i-rise up natin yung game natin." Almazan finished with 19 points -- 12 coming in the payoff period -- in 7-of-11 field goal shooting.   “I'm happy for Raymond, I'm happy that he came out and really came up with some big plays for us tonight,” said Black. Almazan also grabbed 13 boards, had two assists and a block for Meralco. Black just hopes that Almazan would stay healthy throughout the conference. “Last conference he joined us after he was out with an injury for 10 weeks. Everybody expected him to come back and play well immediately, but a lot of people didn't know that about a week after, he re-injured his calf in practice, which set him back,” said Black. “Then when he finally recovered from that, he got sick and was out for another four days. He really could not get his bearings in the last conference, but I wasn't really concerned about that 'cause I knew he was new to the team and he really didn't know the system that well,” added Black. “But we've had a chance now to get him comfortable with the team.”   --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @fromtheriles  .....»»

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Eumir Felix Marcial pummels Kazakh, reaches middleweight final

Former AIBA World Junior champion Eumir Felix Marcial overwhelmed Tursynbay Kulakhmet of Kazakhstan, 5-0, Friday to earn a crack at the middleweight gold in the AIBA World Elite Men’s Boxing Championships in Ekaterinburg, Russia......»»

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Philippine-US airborne exercises held today

Filipino and US Army paratroopers will conduct today joint airborne operations exercises at Clark Field, Pampanga, the first since World War II......»»

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'2030Now, 'InsightForImpact trend during 2019 Social Good Summit

MANILA, Philippines – Making the world a better place is a team effort. How can you take part in ensuring a safer environment and a stronger society? On Saturday, September 21, Rappler, together with the De La Salle Philippines and De La Salle University, held the 2019 Manila Social Good Summit .  With ........»»

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Military drill showcases PH’s first amphibious assault vehicles

OLONGAPO CITY, Philippines – The scenario was a terrorist takeover of a coastal district. The enemy had blocked all roads and access points. By land, the area was isolated, cut off from any help from the world outside. But there was the sea, broad and open. ........»»

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'2030Now: We are entering a ‘new dark age’ because of internet – Andrew Keen

MANILA, Philippines – Thirty years after the invention of the internet, are we now living in a more democratic world? Andrew Keen , US-based author and prominent commentator on the digital revolution, asked the audience this question during his keynote speech at the 2019 Social Good Summit: #2030Now #InsightforImpact at ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: News16 hr. 13 min. ago Related News

133 volunteers join Basura Run – Special Edition

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Earth warriors in Cebu gathered earlier today, September 21, to ones again collect garbage from uptown Cebu City streets. The Basuran Run – Special Edition was their way of celebrating the World Clean-Up Day, said Ej Zabala, focal person of the Basura Run Cebu City Chapter. Zabala said that a total of 133 […] The post 133 volunteers join Basura Run – Special Edition appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: News18 hr. 0 min. ago Related News

Weightlifter Diaz bags bronze in world championship

Olympian Hidilyn Diaz copped the bronze medal in the 2019 International Weightlifting Federation World Championships in Pattaya, Thailand on Friday. The Rio Olympics silver medalist shrugged off a subpar performance in snatch as she recovered in the clean and jerk, lifting 121 kilograms that was good for third spot before tallying 214 kilograms overall to pocket the women’s 55kg. division bronze medal. Diaz, the 2018 Asian Games gold medalist, lifted only 93 kgs. in snatch, good for only eighth place. “Ikaw yun Lord. Grabe. Nun na-mental block na ako, wala na ang 93 kgs. pero ginabayan mo ako Lord. Sobrang blessed ko sa’yo,” posted the 28-year old Diaz, who also had podium finishes in the 2015 and 2017 editions of the world championship, on her Twitter account.    China’s Liao Qiuyun took the top podium finish with a total of 227 kgs. (98 kgs. snatch, 129 kgs. clean and jerk) while compatriot Zhang Wanqiong bagged the silver medal with a total lift of 222 kgs. (99 kgs. snatch, 123 clean and jerk). Diaz’s feat kept her on the right track for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and built momentum as she prepares to make a good showing in the 30th Southeast Asian Games in Manila in November.      .....»»

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UAAP 82: UST opens double championship defense

University of Sto. Tomas opens quest for another golden double in the UAAP Season 82 Beach Volleyball tournament Sunday at Sands SM By The Bay. Ushering the post-Sisi Rondina era, the Tigresses will set in motion their bid for a fourth consecutive crown against University of the Philippines at 10:40 a.m. UST begins its back-to-back men's title bid against National University in an early showdown of favorites at 8 a.m., before returning in the afternoon session with a 1:20 p.m. duel with University of the East. Babylove Barbon, last season's top rookie who is more than ready to carry the Tigresses torch in the years to come, will have Gen Eslapor as her new partner. Setting its sights for a record seventh championship overall, UST will have to do it without Rondina, who has already completed her checkered collegiate career in the sand court. In her five years with the Tigresses, four-time MVP Rondina gave her school four titles. A perennial contender in the highly-popular Beach Volleyball Republic On Tour and were among the Philippine representatives in the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Boracay Open 1-Star last May, Barbon and Eslapor are looking good to continue UST's dominance in the sport.  Derie Virtusio will be the third player. Jaron Requinton, who with Krung Arbasto put the Growling Tigers back in the throne last year, will have Efraem Dimaculangan as his partner. De La Salle hopes to give UST a run for its money behind Tin Tiamzon and rookie Justine Jazareno. The Lady Spikers will play their season opener versus the Lady Bulldogs at 11:20 a.m. Together with Michelle Morente, Tiamzon led De La Salle to a runner-up finish last year. The Lady Maroons will have a brand new set of players, with Rosie Rosier, Euricka Eslapor and alternate Noreen Estrellanes hoping to sustain their podium finishes that Isa Molde, Justin Dorog and Tots Carlos gave in the last two years. In other season-opening matches, Ateneo, with Ponggay Gaston and rookie Roma Mae Doromal in tow, goes up against Far Eastern University at 12 noon, before Adamson University and UE caps first day of women's action at 12:40 p.m. Seeking to rebound from last year's third place finish, the Bulldogs will bank on James Natividad and James Buytrago. Incidentally, UST and NU are tied for the most number of men's titles with four. The Bulldogs' other opening day opponent will be Ateneo at 2:40 p.m. FEU's Jude Garcia and Doy Barrica will be one of the Tigers' biggest threats for the crown as the last season's second placers tackle Adamson University at 8:40 a.m. and UP at 2 p.m. Other men's morning matches are UE-Ateneo at 9:20 a.m. and UP-De La Salle at 10 a.m., while Adamson University-De La Salle will round up opening day action at 3:20 p.m......»»

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MVP: SBP norm is Gilas FIBA World Cup participation

Pangilinan is determined to run a long-term national team program that will involve a “dedicated” national training squad with a pool of naturalized players to be handled by a Euro basket-oriented coach......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsSep 21st, 2019Related News

2 bronze nasungkit ni Hidilyn Diaz sa 2019 IWF World Championships

Manila, Philippines – Nakamit ng Filipina weightlifter na si Hidilyn Diaz ang dalawang bronze medal sa international tournament sa Thailand bago humakbang sa 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Nasungkit ng 2016 Olympic silver medalist na si Diaz ang dalawang bronze medals sa 2019 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships women’s 55 kilograms. Samantala, nakuha naman ni Liao […] The post 2 bronze nasungkit ni Hidilyn Diaz sa 2019 IWF World Championships appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

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