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GAB: Over 100 Filipino professional boxers banned for falsifying brain scan results

A total of 150 professional boxers have been banned for falsifying brain scan results aimed at detecting serious head injuries in the sport, the Games and Amusements Board said on Tuesday. The board found 150 boxers had submitted “fake” CT scan results this year, apparently because they could not afford an actual test, GAB medical officer Radentor Viernes told AFP. GAB chairman Abraham Kahlil Mitra said many success-starved Filipino fighters were earning puny prizes and could […]

ASIAN volleyball competition opens to cheering crowd in Biñan, Laguna; PHL team off to good start

BIÑAN CITY, Laguna (Eagle News) – Players from countries in this side of the world are now gearing up for the 19th SMM Asian Senior Women’s Volleyball Championship, which was inaugurated to a cheering crowd in Laguna on Wednesday night. Mayor Arman Dimaguila, Jr. and Vice Mayor Gel Alonte led the ceremonial toss before avid volleyball fans and athletes, who had flocked to the Alonte Sports Arena in Biñan to witness the occasion. Ramon Suzara, president of […]

Pilipinas, humakot ng gintong medalya sa Asian Confederation Junior Boxing Championship

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan (Eagle News) – Nasungkit ng dalawang Pilipino ang gintong medalya sa katatapos lamang na ASBC Asian Confederation Junior Boxing Championship 2017 na ginanap sa Puerto Princesa City Coliseum. Ang buong palaro ay isinagawa simula noong Agosto 2 at nagtapos noong Agosto 7. Kinilala ang mga nagwagi na sina Kenneth Dela Pena, 16 taong gulang, tubong General Santos City; at John Vincent Pangga, 15 taong gulang, na nagmula naman sa Cagayan de Oro […]

Davao Aguilas hold top seed Meralco Manila to draw, 2-2

By Ben Beraldez Jr. Eagle News Service TAGUM, Davao del Norte — In what seemed to be a David vs. Goliath match that saw the San Miguel Davao Aguilas Football Club up against top seed FC Meralco Manila (FCMM), the home boys sent the Sparks a very clear message—that Davao was still their home turf. For over 90 minutes, the crowd of more than 4,000 spectators in a packed stadium at Davao del Norte Sports Complex, held its breath in what […]

Ginebra rallies behind Brownlee to live another day against TnT

Cubao, Quezon City – Barangay Ginebra draws energy from Robert Jaworski’s presence as they scored their first victory in the 2017 PBA Governors Cup Semi-Finals, 125-101, to live another day in their best-of-five series. Justin Brownlee delivered with 31 points, eleven rebounds, four blocks and three steals while Scottie Thompson had 17 points, five rebounds, and four assists. Another notable performance came from Japeth Aguilar had 15 points and three blocks. TnT played without an import in […]

SMB seize 2-1 semis lead over Hotshots in Game 3 thriller

The San Miguel Beermen now lead the semifinals series after defeating the Star Hotshots by only one point in a game 3 thriller on Thursday. Marcio Lassiter was recognized as the hero of that night after he hit a clutch three-pointer in the last 13 seconds. The Hotshots had by then held a two-point lead until SMB’s Chris Ross stole the ball from Ricardo Ratliffe, paving the way for Lassiter’s winning three-point shot. Charles Rhodes […]

EBC CUP 2017, umarangkada na

Masayang dinaluhan ng mga kawani ng Eagle Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) ang isinagawang opening ng 2017 Eagle Broadcasting Corporation o EBC CUP. Limang teams kasama ang kanilang mga pamilya ang ipinakilala sa opening ceremony na ginanap sa New Era University (NEU) gym. Matapos ang masayang opening ay sinimulan na ang mga game sa basketball. Unang nagharap sa hard court ang powerhouse team na Blue team laban sa underdog na White Team na kinabibilangan naman ng mga […]

Ramos clutch three bails Star over San Miguel to capture Game 1

Cubao, Quezon City – The Star Hotshots escaped a late run by the San Miguel Beermen when Aldrech Ramos stabbed the three-point dagger in the clutch to avoid a late collapse, 109-106, to lead the 2017 PBA Commissioners Cup Semi-Finals 1-0 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. The Hotshots jumped off to an early 19-10 lead with the combination of Ricardo Ratliffe and Allein Maliksi each having 7 points for their team but the Beermen ended the […]

Pre-Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, nagsimula na

Inilunsad ang opening ceremony ng Pre-Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games sa Harrison Plaza kamakailan. Ang event—na nilahukan ng mahigit 500 participants mula sa iba’t-ibang lugar sa Luzon—ay pinangunahan nila Congressman Monsour del Rosario at Secretary General Raymond Lee Reyes. Dumalo din sina Philippine Olympic Committee President Jose “Peping Cojuangco at Rafael Nepomuceno sa opening ceremony para pasinayaan ang nasabing palaro. Ang mga sport na tampok sa indoor martial arts competition ay kick boxing, belt […]

Formula 1 event, dinaluhan ng enthusiasts

Nag-organisa ng event ang  F1 Club of the Philippines para sa ikasisigla ng mga mahilig sa F1 racing. Isinagawa ang event sa Manila sa pangunguna ni Roland de Guzman, na isang fan din ng nasabing Formula One. Ang event–kung saan nagkaroon ng F1 live viewing, live show ng mga F1 race, F1 simulator race at pamamahagi ng maraming prizes at freebies—ay dinaluhan ng maraming F1 enthusiasts. Inanyayahan naman ni De Guzman ang mga mahilig sa sport na sumali […]

Ginebra dominates GlobalPort to enter the semi-finals

  Cubao, Quezon City – Barangay Ginebra San Miguel advances to the 2017 PBA Commissioners Cup Semi-Finals after beating GloablPort Batang Pier, 96-95, at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Justin Brownlee caught steam from the very beginning as he kicked-off the first quarter by draining three long-range bombs to finish the period with 13 points as Ginebra leads GlobalPort by 7 heading to the second quarter. Ginebra’s defense stepped up as they limited Globalport to only […]

Romeo puts GlobalPort in quarterfinals date with Ginebra at Alaska’s expense

Pasay City – GlobalPort Batang Pier secured the last quarterfinal berth in the 2017 PBA Commissioners’ Cup after Terrence Romeo sank a clutch three to bring down the slumping Alaska Aces, 107-106, in the SM Mall of Asia Arena. The game was tied with 30 seconds left at 102-all before Stanley Pringle broke the tie by splitting his charities. Calvin Abueva seized the opportunity when he made an off-balanced jump shot with 21 seconds left […]