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Gov. ER’s star-studded plan for Palarong Pambansa 2014

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Committed to making this year’s Palarong Pambansa a star-filled event, Laguna Governor ER Ejercito has invited a number of sports celebrities to grace the much-awaited event.

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Pacquiao, Henares in shootfest

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Given their verbal tit for tat a few weeks ago, getting boxing champion Manny Pacquiao and Revenue Commisioner Kim Henares together in a place teeming with firearms might not have been the best of ideas.

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It’s all about money for Manny now – Koncz

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Manny Pacquiao has already been briefed about the pros and cons of fighting Tim Bradley or Ruslan Provodnikov and the Filipino star’s adviser yesterday said his boss is weighing all the options to maximize their earning potential.

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Poor SEA Games finish reflects PH’s meager sports budget

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MANILA -- Thailand had a “war chest” equivalent to P13 billion, tiny Singapore worked on a P6.5-billion budget and both Indonesia and Malaysia set aside at least P4 billion each for sports last year.

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Local bet, Swede Ace top Kiteboarding

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Louie Fernando and Swede ace Atte Kappel lorded it over the elite field in the Twin Tip Racing: Circuit Race to lead the winners in the first ICTSI Philippine Kiteboarding Tour in Bulabog Beach, Boracay, Aklan last Sunday.

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Mayweather: Pacquiao and I are not on the same level

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MANILA -- Floyd Mayweather Jr. claimed that Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao is just not on the same level as he is, which could be another indication of how far apart the negotiations are for the megafight.

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Fil-Japanese wrestler in Manila this month

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Wrestling fans in the country can look forward to the first ever wrestling tournament on Jan. 25 at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City. Making the sport event even more exciting is that one of the participants is Filipino-Japanese professional wrestler Syuri Kondo a.k.a. KG (for Karate Girl).

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3 bravehearts fought through adversity

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NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar -- Adversity brought out the best in them. Karate-do fighter Ramon Antonio Franco and trackster Julius Nierras came to the 27th Southeast Asian Games reeling from the devastation wrought by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” on their respective hometowns.

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Lien against Pacquiao’s US properties ‘lifted soon’

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LAWYERS of boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao in the United States announced yesterday that the tax lien issued by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) against the fighter’s US properties is “in the process of being lifted.”

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TMZ scores TKO of Pacquiao

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SACRAMENTO, California -- Disdained for celebrity journalism and gingerly credited for being on the ball, TMZ scored another scoop recently, this time about the reported tax troubles of world-renowned Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao.

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