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Is the breakaway Super Euro League really bad for football?

The alleged European Super League has the world of sports abuzz. If this happens, it will be the first time since the 2000s where the modern-day football [pyramid was aligned. .....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: Sports7 hr. 52 min. ago Related News

Hidilyn Diaz seeks to unseat reigning champion in Tokyo

In three months in Tokyo, where the ultramodern and the traditional intertwine, Hidilyn Diaz will pray for another “lift of faith” as she aims to accomplish what no Filipino has done before — capture the country’s first ever Olympic gold medal......»»

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Messi stars as Barca rips Athletic to win Copa del Rey

Madrid—Lionel Messi scored twice, including a stunning solo goal, as Barcelona blew away Athletic Bilbao to win the Copa del Rey on Saturday, consigning their opponents to a second final defeat in two weeks......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: Sports14 hr. 42 min. ago Related News

Hontiveros to players: Don& rsquo;t waste opportunity

Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup ambassador Dondon Hontiveros is hoping that the players realize the opportunity before them and take full advantage of it rather than waste it......»»

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Diaz misses bronze by 3 kgs, but formalizes qualification to Olympics

Hidilyn Diaz missed the bronze medal by three kilograms in the women’s 55kg category of the Asian Weightlifting Championship in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, but her participation formalized her entry into the 2020+1 Tokyo Olympics. .....»»

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Mitchell-less Jazz fall to Lakers in overtime

Los Angeles—An MRI on Donovan Mitchell’s injured ankle showed no structural damage, giving the Utah Jazz some hope that their leading scorer would not be out for long, US media reported on Saturday......»»

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Reviving sports business

Make no mistake… there is business in sports. Unfortunately, sports in all its forms is locked down for over a year now.  The gains of the past are slowly eroding away and there is no clarity about the future.  Discussions with various sports stakeholders revolve on the challenge of how to get back on track......»»

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Olympic champ Kipchoge shows he& rsquo;s ready for Tokyo

Enschede, Netherlands—Eliud Kipchoge, the reigning Olympic champion and world record holder, won the Enschede marathon on Sunday in preparation for the Tokyo Olympics......»»

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Fencers may return to Ormoc for training

Once they return from the Uzbekistan, the national men’s and women’s fencing teams may spend more time to train in Ormoc City for the Southeast Asian Games in Vietnam......»»

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Saso shares 6th spot with 3 others in Hawaii golf

Los Angeles—Yuka Saso of the Philippines fired a two-under 70 to finish in a tie for sixth with South Korean Jenny Shin (63), Taiwan’s Hsu Wei-Ling (66) and American Sarah Schmelzel (66) in the Lotte Championship at the Kapolei Golf Club in Oahu, Hawaii......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: Sports14 hr. 42 min. ago Related News

PH athletes to get 1,200 vaccine doses in May, June

National athletes preparing for the Tokyo Olympics and the Southeast Asian Games will be vaccinated in May and June......»»

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Biden backs Japan PM on holding safe and secure Olympic Games

US President Joe Biden on Friday gave his backing to Japan's efforts to hold a "safe and secure" Olympic Games this year after talk of cancelation due to the Covid-19 pandemic......»»

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Whittaker triumphs

Robert Whittaker showed why he’s the top in his division, outclassing Kelvin Gastelum with a striking clinic in the UFC Vegas 24 Saturday night......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: Sports20 hr. 12 min. ago Related News

Our athletes’ endless challenges

The Filipino athlete faces so many challenges, it is difficult for laymen to understand......»»

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GAB suspends VisMin Mindanao leg

The Games and Amusements Board has put the Mindanao leg of the Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup on hold pending the result of its ongoing probe on the absurd Visayas leg game between Siquijor and Lapu-Lapu last week......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: Sports20 hr. 12 min. ago Related News

Cray pursuing Olympic bid

Six-time Southeast Asian Games gold medalist Eric Cray is pushing himself to make the Tokyo Olympic cut in the men’s 400-meter hurdles......»»

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Fil-Am ace hopes FIBA changes rule

Barangay Ginebra star Stanley Pringle said the other day he’s aware that under FIBA 5x5 eligibility rules, he can play for Gilas only as a “naturalized” import in games related to the World Cup and Olympics but he’s hoping to someday be reclassified as a “local” like in the 2018 Asian Games, 2019 Southeast Asian Games and 2018 FIBA 3x3 World Cup......»»

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Hidilyn formalizes Tokyo entry

Hidilyn Diaz will make her fourth Olympic appearance in Tokyo in July, with a shot at fulfilling the nation’s hope for a first-ever gold medal in the quadrennial games......»»

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E-Gilas back as regional kingpin

E-Gilas Pilipinas reclaimed the Southeast Asian Conference title after surviving a feisty challenge of Indonesia in the thrilling finale of the FIBA Esports Open III last night......»»

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Saso banks P2.6 million for joint 6th

Yuka Saso sealed her best achievement in the LPGA so far – a joint sixth-place finish – after firing a closing two-under 70 in the Lotte Championship Saturday at Kapolei Golf Club in Oahu, Hawaii......»»

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