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Pacquiao won& rsquo;t take Ugas lightly

LAS VEGAS—Manny Pacquiao and Yordenis Ugas both made weight then came face-to-face for the cameras at the weigh-in ahead of their Saturday world title welterweight showdown in Las Vegas......»»

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Tokyo Paralympics to open under shadow of pandemic

The Tokyo Paralympics open Tuesday after a year-long pandemic delay and with the virus continuing to cast a long shadow as Japan battles a record surge in cases......»»

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Ugas stuns Pacquiao to retain WBA welterweight crown

Cuba's Yordenis Ugas upset Manny Pacquiao to retain his WBA welterweight crown on Saturday, winning by unanimous decision after a bruising 12-round battle at the T-Mobile Arena......»»

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Ugas keeps WBA title; end of road for Pacquiao?

Las Vegas—Cuba's Yordenis Ugas sent Manny Pacquiao spinning to a dramatic upset defeat on Saturday, outclassing the Filipino boxing icon with a composed unanimous points victory at the T-Mobile Arena......»»

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PH Paralympic athlete positive for COVID-19

One of six Filipino athletes set to compete in the 2021 Tokyo Paralympic Games has tested positive for COVID-19, along with an unspecified  number of officials and coaches......»»

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Celestino, Frank to represent PH in Nebelhorn tilt; Martinez injured

Edrian Paul Celestino, the reigning national men’s champion, and United States-based Sofia Frank have earned the right become the the country’s representatives to the Nebelhorn Trophy next month......»»

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Volleyball booms in pro league launching

Despite minor concerns along the way, the pro volley launch proved successful in terms of managing its staging in the midst of the Covid-19 dilemma with Chery Tiggo earning the distinction as the first champion of the Premier Volleyball League under professional setup......»»

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Romero gives incentives to Olympic boxing medalists

House Deputy Speaker Mikee Romero (1-Pacman Partylist) on Saturday delivered his promise to the Tokyo Olympics boxing medalists, while making an appeal to one of them......»»

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Father Time catches up with Pacquiao

He is the first and only boxer to win world titles in eight weight divisions. .....»»

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And now, the end is near

LAS VEGAS—Manny Pacquiao plans to take his time before deciding on his future but admitted on Saturday he may not return to the ring after his upset defeat to Yordenis Ugas......»»

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US tells citizens to avoid Kabul airport due to security threats

The United States on Saturday urged its citizens in Afghanistan to avoid traveling to Kabul airport, citing "potential security threats" near its gates......»»

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US VP Harris begins Asia trip amid Afghan debacle

Vice President Kamala Harris began a trip to Asia Sunday where she will offer reassurances of Washington's commitment to the region after the chaotic US pullout from Afghanistan and Taliban takeover......»»

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Hurricane Henri bears down on US east coast

A swath of the US East Coast, including New York City, was under alert Saturday, as storm Henri was upgraded to what could be the first hurricane in 30 years to hit New England......»»

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Afghans face impossible race against time to flee Kabul

Tens of thousands of Afghans were racing Sunday to flee their country as the United States warned of security threats at Kabul's chaotic airport and the European Union said it was "impossible" to evacuate everyone at risk from the Taliban......»»

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New Zealand queries virus approach as Delta outbreak grows

New Zealand conceded its ambitious "COVID zero" elimination strategy may no longer be viable on Sunday as an outbreak of the virulent Delta variant spread further......»»

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Russian rocket launches 34 new satellites from UK operator Oneweb

A Russian Soyuz rocket has blasted into space carrying 34 new satellites from British operator Oneweb, which aims to provide broadband internet everywhere in the world......»»

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Sri Lanka bans & lsquo;drunk driving& rsquo; of elephants under new law

Sri Lanka will issue captive elephants with their own biometric identity cards and ban their riders from drinking on the job under a wide-ranging new animal protection law......»»

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Israel strikes Gaza after border clashes

Israeli warplanes bombed Gaza Saturday after clashes between its troops and Palestinian protesters left dozens injured, including an Israeli border policeman and a 13-year-old Palestinian boy who were both critically wounded......»»

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Taliban inherit untapped $1T minerals trove

The Taliban now hold the keys to an untouched trillion-dollar trove of minerals including some that could power the world’s transition to renewable energies, but Afghanistan has long struggled to tap its vast deposits......»»

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NCRPO chief Danao orders crackdown vs. illegal gambling

Twenty-one persons were arrested as the National Capital Region Police Office intensified its crackdown operation against all forms of illegal gambling in Metro Manila......»»

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