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'Le Tour' pits RP bets vs world elite riders

The country’s top riders get the chance to pit their skills against some of the world’s elite as the Tour of the Philippines turns international in its 2010 edition slated April 17-20.

RP bags special trophy in Street Child World Cup

By Kathy Moran – Both teams played their hearts out and with the score tied at a goal apiece at the end of regulation, the Philippines scored in extra time to edge the host country to win the consolation pool of the First Deloitte Street Child World Cup in Read more »

RP street kids beat Brazil in soccer

By Joanne Rae Ramirez, Kathy Moran – Has any Filipino football team, indoor or outdoor, ever beaten a Brazilian football team in an “international” tournament?

Pacquiao Dominates

MANILA, Philippines – Seven-division champion Manny Pacquiao retained his World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight title by a unanimous decision win over challenger Joshua Clottey of Ghana at the Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas on Saturday (Sunday in Manila).

Go, Manny, go!

By Nick Giongco – When Manny Pacquiao and Joshua Clottey answer the bell for their 12-round title fight Saturday night (Sunday in Manila), the memory of a comical incident that took place less than 24 hours before would be a thing of the past.

Poor Pinoy kids off to 'World Cup'

RP Futkaleros join Street Child World Cup By Chiara Zambrano – He grew up inside a truck yard–a little boy dwarfed by 18-wheelers maneuvering non-stop to and from the gates. An almost-permanent cloud of dust is kicked about by the many turning wheels, or the occasional breeze wafting from Read more »