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Zaragosa is world champ

Rupert “Dodong” Zaragosa buried a difficult par-saving putt on the second hole of a sudden-death playoff to beat American Norman Xiong for the boys 11-12 years division title in the 43rd Callaway Junior World golf championships here on Friday (Saturday in Manila).

Pinoy MMA fighter wins title in Martial Combat 5

Filipino mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Eduard “Landslide” Folayang carved out a unanimous decision against his Mongolian foe to take the Superfight lightweight title in Martial Combat 5 at the Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore on Wednesday.

RP jr bet smashes way to Wimbledon 2nd round

Filipino netter Francis Casey Alcantara patiently worked on his game and defeated French Gregorie Barrere to advance into the second round of the 2010 Wimbledon Juniors Open being held at The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London.

Fil-Swiss teen first Pinoy to win a formula race in Europe

By Dyan Castillejo – A 19-year-old Filipino-Swiss scored victories in rounds 9 and 10 of the 2010 Michelin Formula Renault UK Championship over the weekend, becoming the first Pinoy to win such a race.

Pinoy wins WBC title in Mexico

By Ben O. Tesiorna – A Pacman in the making, the Philippines’ Edren “The Sting” Dapudong, a farmer’s son from M’lang, North Cotabato, demolished Mexico’s pound-for-pound boxer Jesus “The Destroyer” Jimenez to become the newest Silver Flyweight champion of the World Boxing Council.

Manny Pacquiao is Fighter of the Decade

By Rowena Joy A. Sanchez All hail the Fighter of the Decade, Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao! The Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA) named the boxing champ as the greatest fighter of the last ten years (2000-2009), according to reports from ABS-CBN and GMA-7 on June 2.