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After Pacquiao, BIR chief Henares runs after boxing fans

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MANILA -- Revenue commissioner Kim Henares has another target after bugging welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao about his undeclared tax liabilities – the boxing champion’s fans.

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Spoelstra leads Yolanda youth survivors in Heat homecourt tour

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MANILA -- Instead of going straight to work Saturday morning (Manila time), Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra went out of his way to spend time with young Filipino athletes first.

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Bradley won’t last distance– Peñalosa

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HOLLYWOOD -- When he first saw Manny Pacquiao in training in General Santos City last month, former two-division world champion Gerry Peñalosa predicted that his close friend would beat Timothy Bradley by unanimous decision.

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Gilas PH 5 main goal: Asiad gold

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MANILA -- While everybody is thrilled at the prospect of seeing the men’s national basketball team in the world championship, the real target for Gilas Pilipinas is to bring home the gold medal in the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.

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Michael Martinez bags gold in Triglav Trophy

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MANILA -- Filipino skater Michael Martinez bagged the gold medal in the senior’s division of the Triglav Trophy international figure skating competition on April 6 in Jesenice, Slovenia.

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Bay Area’s Ana Julaton mulling jump into MMA

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DALY CITY, California -- Bay Area boxing star Ana “The Hurricane” Julaton is planning to test her fighting skills in the tougher and more rugged mixed martial arts (MMA).

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Escalante triumphs over Ruiz in title fight

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BROOKS, California -- Bruno “The Aloha Kid” Escalante, a Cebuano boxer, successfully defended his IBA Super-Flyweight title with a unanimous decision against a game Victor Ruiz at Cache Creek Casino on April 5.

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Lionel Messi breaks Fil-Spanish great’s record

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MANILA -- Filipino-Spanish football great Paulino Alcantara’s incredible scoring record of 369 goals for top Spanish club Barcelona that stood for 87 years was finally broken Sunday, March 16.

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CEO pushes colleagues to adopt Filipino Olympians

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The chief executive officer of the Philippine unit of British American Tobacco (BAT) is pursuing another daunting goal besides keeping the cigarette firm profitable in the wake of rising excise tax rates.

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‘To have world-class athletes, take politics out of PH sports’ – Uytengsu Jr.

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LOS ANGELES, California -- Before Wilfred Uytengsu, Jr., president and CEO of Alaska Milk, became a competitive tri-athlete, he was a swimmer. In fact, he was the captain of the University of Southern California swim team.

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