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Here's what the law says about incentives and taxes for SEA Games athletes.
Philippine sports officials recently predicted that the country would win 220 gold medals in the coming Southeast Asian Games.This rosy outlook might have prompted you to wonder: what, exactly, will a national athlete get if they win a medal in the SEA ...
 
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"Sport can create hope where once there was only despair."
When Noel Villa first stepped inside the Misamis Oriental Provincial Jail (MOPJ) back in June 2018, he was reminded of a quote from Nelson Mandela: "Sport can create hope where once there was only despair."It wasn't his first time working in a ...
 
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The 21-year-old Anne Isleta trained under Coach Bob Bowman.
Anne Isleta has been swimming competitively since she was six years old. Although she grew up in the U.S. and has won championships for the state of California, she has decided to compete for the Philippines in the 30th SEA Games on ...
 
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The players saw Bong Tan as a caring father figure who was generous with both support and advice.
Beyond his tough-guy looks and serious demeanor, University of the East players saw in Bong Tan a caring father figure who is generous with both support and advice."Sobrang bait talaga ni boss Bong," said Cebuano scorer Rey Suerte, who only spent a ...
 
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Combine function and fashion.
When you imagine a hiking outfit, the first image that comes to mind is usually a ratty fanny pack combined with bulky boots and rainbow-colored sunglasses. We’re here to prove otherwise and show how you can still look good, or at least ...
 
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The entrepreneur and philanthropist passed away late Saturday evening at the age of 93.
The PBA honored one of its pioneer team owners, John Gokongwei, with a moment of silence before the Governors Cup game between NLEX and Magnolia on Sunday night.Gokongwei was among the pro league's founding fathers with his dominant Great Taste team in ...
 
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The differently abled sportsmen were awarded Sportsmen of the Year.
Arnold Balais may have lost his right leg when he was a teenager, but he’s been active in sports for a very long time.Struck by chronic osteomyelitis at 14, his right leg was amputated early on in life. However, that hasn't stopped the ...
 
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These won't break the bank.
What should you look for when you’re shopping for running shoes? Well, you’ll need to ask yourself what kind of ride you want when you hit the pavement. How stiff and stable do you like your shoes? How soft and supportive do ...
 
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"Hindi na tayo magtataka, Chinese national," said MPBL commissioner Kenneth Duremdes.
Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) commissioner Kenneth Duremdes assured the league's war against game-fixing will continue following the suspension of several players and coaches of the Soccsksargen Marlins in the ongoing Lakan Season.Duremdes said the suspension meted on the Marlins is just the ...
 
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The Philippine fencing team is aiming for no less than the overall title in the 30th Southeast Asian Games.
Members of the Philippine fencing team are aiming for no less than the overall title in the 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games), which will be hosted by the country starting November 30.“We are targeting three to four golds,” said head coach Rolando ...
 
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So beat his "favorite chess player" Magnus Carlsen.
On Sunday, Wesley So became a world chess champion after he won the 2019 World Fischer Random Chess Championship at the Henie Onstad Kunstsenter in Bærum, Norway.So beat out fellow chess grandmaster Magnus Carlsen by 13.5 to 2.5. In Fischer Random Chess, a player only needs to reach ...
 
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In memory of Soap. RIP.
Lock and load, gamers. The time has finally arrived to leap back into the action with a brand new Call of Duty game: Modern Warfare.A soft reboot to the all-conquering franchise, this new rendition is bigger, bolder, and more refined, with better graphics—Captain Price’s ‘tache ...
 
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Nike has partnered with 2k Sports to give gamers exclusive dibs on sweet kicks.
Gamers on NBA 2k20 will have the opportunity to earn 10 pairs of virtual Nike Basketball signature kicks if they complete challenges in the MyPlay mode. Those who complete the challenges may also get the chance to actually buy the real-life limited-edition sneakers.Nike ...
 
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Built in 1934, the Rizal Memorial Coliseum gets a much needed upgrade.
The architect in charge of the renovation of the Rizal Memorial Coliseum assured the venue will be finished in time for the 2019 Southeast Asian Games.Work on the venue is ongoing at a frenetic pace with nearly a month away before the start ...
 
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Want to purchase tickets for SEA Games 2019 events? Here's how.
If you plan to watch any of the events in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games, you better buy your tickets now.Tickets have been made available since October 3 and purchases can be made through smtickets.com and all SM ticket outlets nationwide, for the opening ...
 
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The Lakers center talks wrestling while playing WWE 2K20 in this exclusive clip from Xbox Sessions.
If you were to make a list of which current NBA stars could ever make the jump to the WWE, you’d have to put Dwight Howard pretty high on that lineup. (And Russell Westbrook—dude would make a killer heel.) I mean, Howard’s ...
 
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Standhardinger admitted he wanted to prove something to San Miguel.
Christian Standhardinger admitted he wanted to prove something to San Miguel in his first game after being traded to NorthPort on Wednesday night in the PBA Governors’ Cup at the Cuneta Astrodome.As a competitor, the Fil-German big man said he was determined to have a ...
 
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It was his grandfather who introduced him to gymnastics.
WONDERING where Caloy Yulo got his grace and elegance on the floor exercise mat?It's from dad.While no one among his parents took up gymnastics, Yulo’s father used to be into street dancing, which more or less explained the grace and flexibility that made the 19-year-old athlete a ...
 
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Another unlikely inspiration for Bishop? Gary Valenciano.
Most die-hard Pinoy comic book fans know that Bishop—a time-traveling, energy-absorbing mutant in the long-running comic book series X-Men—was originally supposed to be Filipino.The character's co-creator, comic book artist Whilce Portacio, revealed another quirk in the superhero's origin story: that he was inspired by billiards great Efren 'Bata' Reyes when he was conceptualizing ...
 
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Two new world champions in one day? That's BIG for Philippine sports.
If you're a sports fan, you'd totally understand the headline-grabbing euphoria that made for one memorable Sunday after not just one but two Filipino athletes became a world champion one after the other in a span of 24 hours.The joy over Caloy Yulo's ...
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