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Pinoy bags Siargao int’l surfing cup

CLOUD NINE, Siargao Island — It was a neck-to-neck battle between Hawaii and the Philippines in the final game match up but home-grown surfer John Mark “Marama” Tokong has reigned supreme, capturing the 25th Siargao International Surfing Cup title. AIR SHOW. John Mark “Marama” Tokong makes a barrell-to-aerial combination at …

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Wave riders from 13 countries vie for Siargao surfing tourney

By Erwin M. MascariñasCorrespondent General Luna, Surigao del Norte — Some 64 participating surfers from 13 countries returned to Siargao Island to compete at the Philippines longest-running and biggest annual international sporting event, the Siargao Cloud 9 International Surfing Cup in General Luna town, Surigao del Norte last Friday. SURFING …

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Planting grassroots seeds of football in Mindanao

THE Mindanao Cup set at the Tiongko Field in Davao City on Oct. 22-25, will be the start of the revival of the grassroots development of the beautiful game here in Mindanao. OVERSEER. Ricky Yanson Jr. supervises the NOFA Cup at the Sta. Maria field in Talisay City Negros Occidental. …

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Siao-Angara sportsfests announce winners

By Frank E. Dosdos, Jr. Correspondent . ILIGAN City — The Office of Congressman Frederick W. Siao of the Lone District of Iligan announced earlier this week the winners in the recently concluded Siao-Angara Sportsfests along with the observance of this city’s Diyandi Festival. Verne Padilla of the Congressional Office …

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Over 200 participants join #RIDEMTBDAY

Over 200 participants joined this year’s international mountain bike event dubbed “Ride MTB Day” at Centrio Mall this city lead by FOX Racing, a global leader in motocross and mountain biking gear & apparel, and Southeast Asia’s biggest outdoor superstore R.O.X. Philippines in cooperation with Combat a local MTB club …

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Pacquiao takes WBA super welterweight belt from Thurman

Manny Pacquiao won the World Boxing Association super welterweight championship after beating undefeated Keith Thurman at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday (Philippine Time). A first-round knockdown made the difference as the 40-year-old Pacquiao prevailed over the 30-year-old Thurman via split decision. Thurman seemed to be in …

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MVP group starts youth basketball league in Oro

THE first-ever Manny V. Pangilinan Sports Foundation Youth Basketball League (MYBL) was launched at the Corpus Christi Gymnasium in Cagayan de Oro over the weekend. Pangilinan The basketball league, launched July 13, was made possible through the collaborative efforts of Manny V. Pangilinan Sports Foundation, Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP), …

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Misor batters’ team awaits crossover in Sokor tourney

By URIEL C. QUILINGUING Contributing Editor . PAKISTAN’S no-show assured Philippines’ intermediate baseball team, composed of 11 to 13 year old kids from Magsaysay, Misamis Oriental, to advance to the crossover phase in the ongoing Little League Asia Pacific and Middle East regional tournament which took off Saturday in Hwaseong, …

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