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Davao raising P30m for Ironman race next year

DAVAO City — The city government of Davao is set to raise P30 million for what is touted to be the biggest triathlon competition in Asia next year. The Alveo Ironman 70.3 Davao triathlon race on March 25, 2018 will receive support through a trust fund from the government here. ...

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186 surfers compete in Siargao surfing tilt

SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte — A total of 186 surfers from the different regions of the country competed for the 19th National Surfing Cup in Cloud 9, General Luna, Siargao Island. This year’s Siargao National Surfing Cup is the first leg of the Philippine Surfing Championship Tour and 1500 ...

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Pacman sponsors boxing bouts in Digos today

By Eldie S. Aguirre Digos City Bureau Chief DIGOS City — The eight-time boxing world champion and senator Manny ‘Pacman’ Pacquiao will host at least 10 professional bouts and 15 amateur bouts today. Lawyer Luciano Cameros, Pacquiao’s legal counsel who also lives in Digos City said the event will serve ...

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Philippine Sports Commission launches Children’s Games

By RUBEN M. DONGZAL Correspondent Davao City — The Philippine Sports Commission spearheaded the first in Mindanao dubbed as “Sports for Peace- Children’s Games” held at Mergrande, Toril, here, on Aug.18 and 19. During the press conference PSC chairman William “Butch” Ramirez told to Davao sportswriters that the Children’s Games ...

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Oro pug bags gold in Asian boxing tourney

A topnotch amateur boxer from Cagayan de Oro City etched a name in amateur boxing as he bagged the gold medal in the recently-concluded Asian Confederation Boxing Championships (ASBC) Asian Juniors Boxing Championships held in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan recently. Flyweight John Vincent Pangga outpointed Sukhet Sarawut of Thailand en ...

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Cagayan de Oro to host Shell chess elims

The Shell National Youth Active Chess Championships swings to Mindanao this month with a huge turnout expected in the northern Mindanao qualifying leg at SM City in Cagayan de Oro. Organizers of the country’s longest running talent search brace for another banner field in the third leg of the five-stage ...

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Sports commission conducts 1-day basketball training

About 120 Children joined the one day basketball training held at Talisayan Gym in Talisayan Misamis Oriental on July  29 said Town Mayor Rommel C.Maslog. The training was conducted by the Philippine Sports Commission  through the effort of Philippine Sports Institute Regional Program Office (PSIRPO) based in Gingoog City said ...

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GAB grants professional license to e-sports gamers ahead of T17

In a huge development in the Philippine sports scene in general, e-sports athletes can now be treated like their traditional sports counterparts. The players from TNC and Execration received professional athlete licenses from GAB less than two weeks before they head to Seattle for The International 7, DOTA 2’s most ...

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Oro, Pagadian city dominate Gingoog’s Duathlon Challenge

It was a battle of nerve between Pagadian’s John Topia of Philippine Standard Insurance team and Malaybalay Bukidnon’s pride Jemarvin Cabilan of team Tribu, two super athletes in their own right in the 1st Mayor Marie Guingona Charter Day Duathlon Challenge 2017  held in Gingoog City last sunday July 23, ...

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