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Casimero makes easy work of Ghanian foe, retains bantamweight belt

The heavily favored Casimero (30-4, 21 KOs) only needed three rounds to subdue Micah (24-1, 19 KOs), and gave the Ghana native his first defeat in his pro career......»»

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Lakers close out Nuggets, clinch Finals berth

LeBron James, Anthony Davis and the rest of the Lakers squad proved too much for the "Comeback Kids" and are bringing LA to the NBA Finals for the first time since 2010......»»

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Ardina makes cut but way off pace

Ardina hit all but two of 13 fairways after going 12-of-13 Friday and made 28 putts for the second straight day but she failed to hit regulation six times after missing the greens seven times in her opening round 70......»»

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PVL still waiting for practice permission, expects delay in conference opening

The PVL is having a hard time getting approval from the Inter-Agency Task Force because there is no government agency directly supervising a commercial league like itself......»»

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By the numbers: LeBron James in the NBA Finals

Before the three-time NBA champion heads back to the biggest stage of the NBA, Philstar.com takes a look on some of the notable figures of James' Finals career......»»

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Gomez recovers but ends up at 8th in Joytu Sheik Hasina online chess tiff

The 34-year-old Gomez, who has played five Olympiad editions, finished with 6.5 points to wind up in a five-man logjam at No. 4 but eventually ended up eighth after tiebreakers were applied......»»

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Triumphant Casimero calls out Inoue

The 31-year-old didn't waste time after successfully defending his WBO Bantamweight belt on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time), and was quick to call out Naoya "Monster" Inoue (19-0, 16 KOs) for his next conquest......»»

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Wildly successful, TikTok becomes focus of US-China war

Known for its short-form videos popular with teens, TikTok has become a global social media sensation, and at the same time has found itself at the heart of a geopolitical war between the United States and China......»»

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realme brings world& rsquo;s first MediaTek Helio G95 realme 7 to PH on September 30

There is no stopping realme Philippines from elevating the midrange smartphone experience as it brings another champ into the price segment on September 30......»»

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Celtics rally to beat Heat, stay alive in NBA playoffs

The Boston Celtics roared back in the second half to beat the Miami Heat 121-108 on Friday to stay alive in the NBA playoffs......»»

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Pacquiao to donate Pac-McGregor earnings to COVID-19 victims

Reigning World Boxing Association welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao will donate a portion of his earnings from his next year's looming fight with Ultimate Fighting Championship superstar Conor McGregor to COVID-19 Filipino victims......»»

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Pacquiao wants McGregor fight next year: statement

Philippine boxing icon Manny Pacquiao wants to fight Irish mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor in the ring next year, an aide said in a statement Saturday......»»

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For the record

The WBO bantamweight title fight between defending champion JohnRiel Casimero of Ormoc City and Ghanaian Duke Micah in Connecticut this morning (Manila time) is only the third championship bout involving a Filipino this year......»»

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Over-the-board action returns

Norwegian world No. 1 Magnus Carlsen returns to over-the-board action as the 8th Altibox Super GM Tournament gets underway Oct. 5-16 in Stavanger, Norway......»»

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PBA door remains closed for Abueva

It’s still a no-go for suspended Phoenix player Calvin Abueva in the coming PBA bubble in Clark in Pampanga......»»

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Ardina fights back with 70

Dottie Ardina put on a late charge to salvage a one-under 70 but lay six strokes off a hot-starting Samantha Wagner of the US at the start of the IOC Classic of the Symetra Tour in Longwood, Florida Friday......»»

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Casimero picked over Micah

WBO bantamweight champion JohnRiel Casimero is a solid 7-1 favorite to dispose of unbeaten Ghanaian challenger Duke Micah in their scheduled 12-round title fight on Showtime pay-per-view at the Mohegan Sun Hotel and Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut, this morning (Manila time) with the Ormoc slugger’s trainer Clarence (Bones) Adams predicting a knockout within five rounds......»»

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Conor McGregor in serious talks to fight Manny Pacquiao

A fight between Manny Pacquiao and former UFC featherweight and lightweight champion Conor McGregor may very well happen in the near future......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsSep 26th, 2020Related News

Celtics cool down Heat to stay alive

Using a huge third quarter run, the Celtics kept themselves alive in the best-of-seven series and closed in on the deficit, 2-3......»»

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Ardina fights back, saves 70

Ardina, priming up for her second Major test in the PGA Championship in two weeks time in Pennsylvania, groped for form coming off a tied for 42nd finish in last week’s Cambia Portland Classic in the LPGA Tour, fumbling with three bogeys against a lone birdie after seven holes at the par-71 Alaqua Country Club......»»

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