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Ali’s legacy continues as grandson stops foe in pro debut

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Wearing the same trunks used by his legendary grandfather Muhammad Ali half a century earlier, Nico Ali Walsh won his emotional professional boxing debut on Saturday with a first-round stoppage. Walsh delivered a hammering right to knock down Jordan Weeks in their middleweight bout, then struck quickly once fighting resumed and forced […].....»»

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Pacquiao arrives in Las Vegas with little fanfare

By JONAS TERRADO Manny Pacquiao finally arrived in Las Vegas yesterday for the final phase of his preparation for Sunday’s WBA welterweight championship bout against holder Yordenis Ugas of Cuba at the T-Mobile Arena. Pacquiao and his entourage made it to the MGM Grand at around 5 p.m. with little fanfare due to COVID-19 restrictions […].....»»

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Thanksgiving Mass for Olympic success in Tagaytay

The Olympic success surges on as gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz leads the three other medalists in Tokyo for a Thanksgiving Mass Wednesday at the Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Tagaytay City. Diaz has long been home since winning the country’s first Olympic gold medal –women’s -55 kgs of weightlifting in Tokyo last July 245 […].....»»

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Olympic champ Hidilyn Diaz to train again in Malaysia

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Hidilyn Diaz is planning to return to Malaysia by September to resume her training for the World Championship in Lima, Peru scheduled in November. Samahang Weightlifting ng Pilipinas (SWP) President Monico Puentevella disclosed this Tuesday, adding that Diaz and her strength and conditioning coach Julius Naranjo plans to leave by Sept. 20. […].....»»

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PH Paralympians are ready and fully motivated

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Members of the Philippine Paralympic team are drawing inspiration from the historic showing of Team Philippine when they compete in the Tokyo Paralympics from Aug. 24 to Sept. 5. Francis Diaz, the country’s chief of mission to the Paralympics, said they’re not pressured to deliver the same amount of success that the […].....»»

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Serrantes, Seoul Olympics bronze medalist, gets monthly allowance from Chooks to Go

Chooks-to-Go continues to honor the sports heroes of the past, this time, the recipient is Seoul Olympics medalist Leopoldo Serrantes. Serantes, who won bronze in the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, will receive P100,000 per month for life for his service to the country. It’s a much-needed help for the 59-year-old native of Bicol as […].....»»

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Errol Spence’s emergency eye surgery successful

By CARLO ANOLIN Errol Spence Jr. underwent eye surgery at the Eye Institute of Texas a day after pulling out of his initial fight with Manny Pacquiao.In an Instagram post Thursday, Aug. 12, Spence posted a selfie post-surgery showing his left eye wrapped heavily with a white bandage.A medical exam ordered by the Nevada State […].....»»

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Julie Anne San Jose is ‘Limitless’

Julie Anne San Jose is to take her fans to an extraordinary musical journey via “Limitless: A Musical Trilogy.” The three-part musical journey is set to unveil the different facets of Julie as a singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, and multi-instrumentalist. It will also take her to unexpected locations in Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. Julie cannot […].....»»

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Greatest Pinay swimmer passes away

Former Asia’s swimming queen Haydee Coloso-Espino passed away Thursday in Mandurriao, Iloilo City. She was 83. The Ilongga marvel collected 10 medals in the Asian Games – starting in 1954. Of those medals, three were gold, five were silver, and two were bronze – the most by any Filipino athlete. Coloso-Espino was only 16 years […].....»»

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Gilas still at No. 31 in FIBA rankings; US remains No. 1

By JONAS TERRADO The Philippines remained at No. 31 in the latest world rankings released by FIBA following the conclusion of the Tokyo Olympics. With 322.8 points, Gilas Pilipinas also kept its hold on being the sixth-best team in Asia, behind world No. 3 and Olympic bronze medalist Australia (690.5), No. 22 Iran (43.8.3), No. […].....»»

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Casimero out to finish off Cuban foe early

By CARLO ANOLIN John Riel Casimero, on a rare occasion, commended his Cuban opponent Guillermo Rigondeaux for accepting the challenge once more as the two dispute the Filipino’s WBO bantamweight title at the Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California on Aug. 14.But Casimero’s trash talking did not stop during Showtime Boxing’s press conference Friday, […].....»»

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Chery Tiggo edges Creamline, wins 2021 PVL Open title

By CARLO ANOLIN The Chery Tiggo Crossovers became the first professional volleyball league champions after edging the Creamline Cool Smashers, 23-25, 20-25, 25-21, 25-23, 15-8, in the rubber match of the 2021 PVL Open Conference finals at the PCV Socio-Civic & Cultural Center in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte Friday, Aug. 13.Jaja Santiago, who lifted Chery Tiggo […].....»»

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Sam Concepcion, Janine Teñoso, Katrina Velarde, Daryl Ong come together

For the first time Sam Concepcion, Janine Teñoso, Katrina Velarde and Daryl Ong will perform together in one concert. Titled “Four Hearts,” the show will stream digitally on Aug, 28, 8pm on KTX, IWANTFC, TFC IPTV as directed by Paolo Valenciano. Sam, Janine, Katrina and Daryl are excited about it. Said Sam, “We come from […].....»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsAug 6th, 2021Related News

Pacquiao backs Paalam’s bid for Olympic gold vs Briton

By CARLO ANOLIN Expect Manny Pacquiao to continue cheering on flyweight Olympic boxer Carlo Paalam when he competes in the gold medal match against Galal Yafai of Great Britain at the Kokugikan Arena today.The Filipino boxing legend paid homage to Paalam and middleweight boxer Eumir Felix Marcial during their respective semifinal matches Thursday, Aug. 5.Pacquiao […].....»»

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Paalam, pride of ‘Oro’, seeks Olympic gold vs Briton

By TITO S. TALAO TOKYO — As the nation holds its breath, first this question: Who is Great Britain’s Galal Yafai, the man standing between the Philippines’ Carlo Paalam and the flyweight gold medal in the XXXII Olympiad Saturday at the Kokugikan Arena? The 28-year-old and 5-foot-5 British boxer, born of Yemeni parents, advanced to […].....»»

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2nd gold in sight as Paalam tames Japanese foe, but Marcial loses

By TITO S. TALAO TOKYO — Flyweight Carlo Paalam combined guile and blinding speed to stay in the hunt for the Philippines’ second gold medal in the XXXII Olympiad Thursday even as middleweight Eumir Felix Marcial saw a critical second round edge vanish against a tireless wrecking machine from Ukraine that mirrored Ivan Drago, losing […].....»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsAug 5th, 2021Related News

A different Sharon Cuneta in ‘Revirginized’

By NEIL RAMOS There are no ifs or buts about it. “Revirginized” is bound to divide people. Some will like it for its brash, loud, unflinching take on rediscovery and empowerment. Others will hate it for the same. Whatever. “Revirginized” is not about causing a commotion just for the heck of it. As writer-director Darryl […].....»»

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Coming into her own

By NEIL RAMOS Cassy Legaspi is known to most as the daughter of Carmina Villaroel and Zoren Legaspi. But the perception is changing, thanks to her marked performance in “First Yaya.” “Nakakatuwa na people now recognize me beyond my lineage. Some of them approach me and call me by my character’s name in ‘First Yaya.’ […].....»»

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Tempo 06 August 2021, Friday issue

Tempo 06 August 2021, Friday issue.....»»

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Paalam on semis win vs Tanaka: Pinalabas ko na talaga ‘yong laro ko

By CARLO ANOLIN Carlo Paalam knew that the semifinal match against Ryomei Tanaka of Japan was already a do-or-die moment for him.And so he had to unleash his A game against the Japanese boxer to secure a sure silver medal for the Philippines.The 23-year-old slugger from Cagayan de Oro did not disappoint after scoring a […].....»»

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