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Petecio assured of medal; Rule bows out of Olympics

Filipina boxer Nesthy Petecio is now assured of at least an Olympic bronze medal after beating Yeni Arias of Colombia in the women’s featherweight quarterfinals at the Kokugikan Arena in Tokyo yesterday. Despite an aggressive stance from Arias, Petecio landed

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IATF okays PBA, women’s volleyball tilt

The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases has approved the holding of the Philippine Basketball Association’s 46th season, and the country’s hosting of the 21st Asian Seniors Women’s volleyball championship, Malacañang said yesterday. The IATF-EID approved

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Cebu eyeing ‘eSports’ development

The eSports or online gaming industry in Cebu is expected to gain traction moving forward with the right support from the community and the government. This was the projection made by Cebuano entrepreneur Michael Cubos, founder of Monarchs Esports, an

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Volleyball training to start July 1

The Philippine National Volleyball Federation is gearing up for the national team bubble training in Laoag City starting Thursday. And this early, PNVF president Tats Suzara is thankful to the city government of Laoag for being gracious in hosting the

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No booze, no autographs in Tokyo 2020

No alcohol, no hugs, no cheers and no autographs. Tokyo Olympic organizers yesterday unveiled tough new rules for spectators at the pandemic Games, as they marked one month until the opening ceremony. Tokyo 2020 president Seiko Hashimoto warned festivities “will

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10K fans allowed at Tokyo Olympics events

Up to 10,000 fans will be allowed at Tokyo Olympic events, organizers said yesterday, warning competition could move behind closed doors if infections surge. The decision, just weeks before the opening ceremony, ends months of speculation about whether domestic spectators

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Donaire to battle Casimero

Nonito Donaire and John Riel Casimero will clash in what could be the biggest all-Filipino world boxing title bout. Both Donaire and Casimero have agreed to unify the World Boxing Council and World Boxing Organization bantamweight titles in their showdown

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PSC exec checks sports program of San Carlos

The cluster head of the Philippine Sports Commission, Nonnie Lopez, visited San Carlos City Mayor Renato Gustilo and Vice Mayor Christopher Paul Carmona on Tuesday, and got updates on the sports program of the city government. Lopez made San Carlos

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Maldives hold Azkals to draw

The Philippine Azkals failed to end their stint in the second round of the joint FIFA World Cup and AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers the way they would have wanted it as the Maldives held them to a 1-1 draw at

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Lawyers, Hall of Justice employees to be inoculated

BY ADRIAN P. NEMES III Employees of the Bacolod Hall of Justice (HOJ) and several lawyer are scheduled for inoculation today, Councilor Renecito Novero said. Novero, who is a member of the Bacolod Vaccination Committee, said he and Executive Judge

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Petecio assured of medal; Rule bows out of Olympics

Filipina boxer Nesthy Petecio is now assured of at least an Olympic bronze medal after beating Yeni Arias of Colombia in the women’s featherweight quarterfinals at the Kokugikan Arena in Tokyo yesterday. Despite an aggressive stance from Arias, Petecio landed

Covid hits 13 more cops

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Metro 3rd gets 5 ambulances

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Raps mulled vs. Baciwa

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