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FIBA ranks Gilas 4th in Week 1 Power Rankings

  MANILA, Philippines – Gilas Pilipinas is in fourth place in Week 1 of the FIBA website’s “Power Rankings” ahead of the 2015 FIBA Asia Championships. The Philippine men’s national basketball team is ranked below Iran, China, and South Korea. According to the FIBA website, the rankings are based on “experts’ opinions and have no mathematical or theoretical grounding.” Keep ...

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New World Record for Skydiving

A new world record for the largest ever vertical skydiving formation is set by 164 flyers in Illinois, Chicago. Seven planes helped 164 skydivers set the world record for the largest vertical formation. The skydivers hit speeds of up to 240mph while creating the formation, which resembled a giant flower. It took the team 13 attempts to beat the 2012 ...

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Pinoy’s Pride Pagaras’ Brothers in Dubai August 7,2015

MANILA, Philippines – Boxing brothers Jason and Albert Pagara are both raring to win their matches in the upcoming “Duel in Dubai” on August 7, knowing that a victory against their Mexican opponents will lead to bigger things for their careers. Jason will fight in the co-main event where he will face off against Ramiro Alcarez, while the younger Albert ...

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Manila North dethrones Manila West, advances to 3×3 final

MANILA, Philippines – Manila North outlasted Manila West, 21-18, in an all-Filipino semi-final of the FIBA 3×3 World Tour Manila Masters Sunday, to advance to the Finals and clinch a berth in the World Tour Final in Abu Dhabi. Manila North was led by Alaska standouts Calvin Abueva and Vic Manuel, who hit the big shots down the stretch to ...

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Arum mulls Dubai fight for Pacman

MANILA, Philippines – Top Rank Inc. chief Bob Arum is planning to take his boxing promotions act to Dubai, and hopefully he’ll get Manny Pacquiao to fight in the rich emirate. Speaking to Allaam Ousman of Emirates 24/7, Arum said he has started talks with Dubai-based promotional firm Akbar Productions regarding the staging of a boxing event in the United ...

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