Petition to cancel Olympics submitted in Tokyo

TOKYO (AFP) – A petition to cancel the Tokyo Olympics with more than 351,000 signatures was submitted to the city’s governor on Friday, with its organiser urging officials to “prioritize life”. The online petition titled “Cancel the Tokyo Olympics to protect our lives” was launched earlier this month by Kenji Utsunomiya, a lawyer and former […].....»»

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PH taekwondo jins seek Olympic berths in Jordan

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Four national taekwondo jins left for Amman, Jordan on Thursday, each one determined to book an Olympic berth when they compete in the Asian Qualification Tournament set May 21 to 22. Elaine Alora, who competed in the 2016 Rio Olympics, aims for a second shot at the Games when she joins Pauline […].....»»

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Suns still in hunt for top seed in West; Spurs punch play-in ticket

Phoenix 118, Portland 117 Miami 106, Philadelphia 94 Atlanta 116, Orlando 93 New York 102, San Antonio 98 Memphis 116, Sacramento 110 Milwaukee 142, Indiana 133 Denver 114, Minnesota 103 Chicago 114, Toronto 102 LA Clippers 113, Charlotte 90 LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Devin Booker drained two free throws with 2.4 seconds remaining to lift […].....»»

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Pinoy cue artists lose to Estonians in quarters

By JONAS TERRADO Jeff de Luna and Roberto Gomez crashed out of the World Cup of Pool after absorbing a 9-4 loss to Denis Grabe and Mark Magi of Estonia in their quarterfinal match held Thursday local time (Friday Manila time) in Milton Keynes, England. The Filipino pair couldn’t replicate its stunning comeback against the […].....»»

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PBA can start training after quarantine restrictions downgraded

By JONAS TERRADO PBA teams can hold 5-on-5 scrimmages in Metro Manila and surrounding provinces as part of the NCR Plus bubble starting Saturday, May 15, after the government downgraded regulations in the said areas to General Community Quarantine (GCQ). President Duterte approved the recommendation of the Inter-Agency Task Force to place NCR Plus back […].....»»

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Rabiya wows in PH flag-inspired nat’l costume

By NEIL RAMOS The country’s representative to the Miss Universe 2020 tilt, Rabiya Mateo, dazzled fans wearing an outfit obviously inspired by the Philippine flag at the pageant’s national costume competition on Friday. Sashaying onstage with her signature “Hala Bira” walk, Rabiya was a picture of Pinoy pride rocking the massive costume replete with red […].....»»

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PSC rebuts Tokyo Games-bound Marcial

By WAYLON GALVEZ With less than 10 weeks before the Tokyo Olympics, top officials from amateur boxing have urged Eumir Marcial to focus on his training in preparation for the Tokyo Olympics. Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Commissioner Ramon Fernandez denied Marcial’s claim that the government has not been supporting him since he decided to leave […].....»»

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Limited PH boxing delegation for Dubai tilt

By WAYLON GALVEZ Upon the recommendations of the national boxing team coaching staff, the Association of Boxing Alliances of the Philippines (ABAP) has decided not to send the majority of its delegation that is currently in a training camp in Thailand in the ASBC Elite Men and Women Boxing Championships in Dubai. ABAP secretary-general Ed […].....»»

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Thirdy Ravena signs extension with San-En in Japan B.League

By CARLO ANOLIN It will be year two for Thirdy Ravena with the San-en NeoPhoenix.The NeoPhoenix announced Monday that Ravena has signed a player contract with the team for the 2021-22 season of Japan B.League.“Ravena is a contract player in the Asian special frame established from the 2020-21 season. This contract is for multiple years,” […].....»»

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Salaries of PBA players, coaches, officials to restored soon

By JONAS TERRADO The PBA will restore the salaries of players, coaches and staff in full on May 18 when teams are expected to begin holding 5-on-5 scrimmages in areas under General Community Quarantine. PBA Commissioner Willie Marcial made that assurance even as he asked for the cooperation of the teams in order for the […].....»»

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ROUNDUP: AFP okays ‘DS’ of PH team members

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has released the list of approved personnel for detailed service to the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) as they prepare for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics and the 31st Southeast Asian Games in Vietnam. A total of 117 athletes and coaches from 22 sports are enlisted personnel: 58 under Air Force, […].....»»

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Change is coming in tennis – Djokovic

ROME, Italy (AFP) – Novak Djokovic said Monday that the recent run of Masters 1000 titles won by NextGen players is clear evidence that “change is coming” at the top of men’s tennis and his position as world number one is under threat. Two of this year’s three Masters champions, Stefanos Tsitsipas and Hubert Hurkacz, have […].....»»

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Mandaue rules Visayas Leg, routs Talisay

ALCANTARA, Cebu — KCS Computer Specialist-Mandaue City etched its name as the first Visayas Leg champion of the Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup after manhandling top seed MJAS Zenith-Talisay City, 89-75, in the winner-take-all Game Three Sunday at the Civic Center here.Down by seven early in the third canto, the KCS cagers turned the tables […].....»»

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Pacquiao, PBA superstars honor ‘ilaw ng tahanan’

By CARLO ANOLINFighting Senator Manny Pacquiao and several PBA stars took to social media their appreciation and gratefulness to the so-called “ilaw ng tahanan” on Mother’s Day (Sunday, May 9). Pacquiao expressed gratitude to the two women who stood by his side even before he emerged as one of the greatest boxers in history.Taking it […].....»»

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With stroke of luck rower Nievarez makes it to Tokyo Games

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA With a stroke of luck, rower Cris Nievarez became the eighth Filipino to qualify to the 2021 Tokyo Olympics this July. The Philippine Rowing Association (PRA) announced the pleasant news on social media Monday that will see the 21-year-old Atimonan, Quezon native join early Filipino qualifiers – pole vaulter EJ Obiena, world […].....»»

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Best friend

By RONALD CONSTANTINO May 4, Tuesday, is one of the saddest days of my life. On that day, my best friend Ricky Lo, died. We were friends for nearly five decades. We shared many happy moments…and some sad moments. There were misunderstanding and miscommunication. But let’s forget the sad moments and focus on the happy […].....»»

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Sex practices

By KIM ATIENZA Vaginal cream that contains garlic and thyme is acceptable and considered a popular treatment for vaginitis. Garlic is also good in lowering high blood pressure. The item on vaginal cream reminds me of certain unusual sexual practices in other cultures. There’s an article posted online called 13 Unusual Sexual Practices from Around the […].....»»

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Mikael, Megan: In or out sa Subic?

By RUEL J. MENDOZA Sa latest podcast ng mag-asawang Mikael Daez at Megan Young, pinag-usapan nila ang plano nilang tumira sa Subic. Nakabili na raw sila ng bahay roon at ipapa-renovate muna nila bago sila tuluyang lumipat. Pero dahil sa pandemic, hindi magtuluy-tuloy ang pagpapaayos ng kanilang bahay. May mga projects daw silang sisimulan sa […].....»»

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Back in action

By NEIL RAMOS It has been sometime since Bong Revilla made his presence felt as actor. He has been busy with politics for so long. That is going to change with the airing of his comeback project on GMA, “Agimat Ng Agila.” Very much like his past outings, the show is action-packed. It also pays […].....»»

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ABS-CBN lauds Angel Locsin for community pantry effort

By NEIL RAMOS ABS-CBN is standing by Angel Locsin amid controversy relating to the community pantry she organized to coincide with her 36th b-day. The network released a statement praising Locsin for “her commitment to continue serving the Filipino people with selfless dedication and love.” The statement read: “ABS-CBN believes in the goodness of the […].....»»

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