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Fifa record 127th spot for Azkals

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Reaping the rewards of playing more matches the past two years, the Philippines sustained its rise in the FIFA rankings, finishing the year on a record high of No. 127.

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PH athletes bag three more gold medals in Nay Pyi Taw

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The Philippines bagged three more gold medals—two in golf and one in tae kwon do—in the 2013 Southeast Asian Games in Naypyitaw, Myanmar.

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Now rich and famous, Pacquiao recalls hard times

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The atmosphere Friday, Dec. 21 in his Forbes Park mansion was subdued as a small number of visitors listened intently to every word that came out of his mouth.

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DepEd boxing events halted after athlete declared ‘brain dead’

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MANILA -- The Department of Education has suspended all boxing matches at an athletic meet in Central Luzon after one of its competitors was declared “brain dead” following a bout, a report from ABS-CBN’s TV Patrol said.

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We could have done better - PSC chief

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Philippine Sports Commission chair Richie Garcia yesterday said the country’s delegation could have done better as the 27th Southeast Asian Games nears the homestretch in Burma (Myanmar).

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Pacquiao denies he owes IRS $18M

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GENERAL SANTOS CITY -- Eight-division boxing champion Manny Pacquiao on Wednesday said the reports that he owed more than $18 million in taxes in the United States were the handiwork of people out to destroy him.

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Fil-Japanese Syuri Kondo to introduce professional wrestling in the country

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Filipino-Japanese Syuri Kondo was in town recently to turn over a donation from her colleagues in Japan to victims of super-typhoon “Yolanda.” The ceremony of donation was held on Nov. 30 at Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria and was delivered to the Rotary Club Southern Pampanga District 3790.

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Cornelio Padilla, cycling great, dies at 67

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The Philippines lost one of its greatest cyclists ever, Lawyer Cornelio Padilla Jr., who succumbed to heart failure on Sunday afternoon at the St. Lukes Medical Center at the Global City in Taguig.

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Alkhaldi moves on after swim fiasco

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NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar, Dec. 15 -- Jasmine Alkhaldi clutched a pair of stuffed toys—owls, the official mascots of the 27th Southeast Asian Games - as she entered the athletes’ village Friday night.

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WBC picks Pacquiao over Floyd

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The World Boxing Council (WBC) has surprisingly put Manny Pacquiao as its top contender in the welterweight class being ruled by Floyd Mayweather based on the latest ratings released by the Mexico City-based governing body.

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