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Senate OKs bill granting bigger rewards to winning PH athletes

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Fourteen senators voted to approve a bill that would almost double the incentives being given to “winning athletes, coaches and trainers.”

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Nika Ortega: Female ring judge unleashes a knockout punch

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For a split second, Monika “Nika” Ortega got the shock of her life. Seated in the front row, Ortega still vividly remembered when blood coming from an injured boxer stained her shirt one action-packed day at the Mandaluyong Gym.

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LA Lakers aware of Jordan Clarkson’s possible Gilas Pilipinas stint

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From the looks of it, the Los Angeles Lakers won’t stand in the way of Jordan Clarkson playing for Gilas Pilipinas in the Fiba Asia Championship next month.

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Pacquiao-Khan fight next year a possibility, says Arum

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After missing out on a fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr., former two-time world champion Amir Khan could get the big bout he badly wants against a different opponent in Manny Pacquiao.

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LOOK: Mayweather shows off new $4.8 million ‘hyper car’

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Boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. has added another multi-million dollar car to his already prized collection.

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U.S. chess magazine features Fil-Am chess school

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LAS VEGAS -- A Filipino American chess school has been featured on the cover of Chess Life, the monthly magazine of the U.S. Chess Federation, in recognition of its efforts to promote chess among young people in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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PH to host ‘2016 Asia-Pacific 70.3 Ironman’ triathlon in Cebu

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In its drive to position the Philippines as an ideal venue for international events, the Department of Tourism (DOT), will host the 2016 Asia-Pacific Ironman 70.3 Championship in Cebu on August 7, 2016, the first time that the Asia-Pacific leg of the competition will be held in Asia. Previous editions were held in Australia.

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Hungarian supergranny sets simultaneous chess world record

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BUDAPEST, Hungary -- After decades spent playing simultaneous chess, an 87-year-old Hungarian pensioner clinched a world record on Sunday, June 28, by finally overtaking a total set by 1920s Cuban grandmaster Jose Raul Capablanca.

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LeBron James headed back to Manila for Nike Rise

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NBA superstar LeBron James is coming back to Manila.

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Keen to boost your brain? Play chess or read Plato

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Brain training is nothing new. In fact, there is a tradition of mental exercise that goes all the way back to ancient Greece.

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