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Surfers gather in Siargao for Billabong Cloud 9

Some of the world’s best surfers are set to test the waters of Siargao in Surigao del Norte beginning on Wednesday as they participate in the Billabong Cloud 9 Invitational 2009.

Donaire bags WBA superflyweight title

By Michael Angelo S. Murillo – Filipino NONITO DONAIRE, Jr. set his goal of becoming a multidivisional champion to a promising start by bagging via a unanimous decision the interim WBA superflyweight title from Panamanian Rafael Concepcion yesterday at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, Read more »

Figueroa strikes gold for RP in Asian Martial Arts Games

Unheralded jin Jeffrey Figueroa turned out to be the Philippines’ best-kept secret as he plucked the Filipinos’ first gold medal in the 1st Asian Martial Arts Games late Tuesday at the Indoor Stadium Huamark here.

Coach Spoelstra shows love for hoops, kids and Pinoys

By Reuben Terrado – Despite his status as a high-caliber National Basketball Association (NBA) coach, Miami Heat mentor Erik Spoelstra is still eager to teach young kids his knowledge of the game.

Padyak Pinoy seeks international sanction

The annual Padyak Pinoy multi-stage cycling competition may just find itself elevated to the status of an international tour if the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) favorably acts on the Padyak Pinoy Organizing Committee’s application for inclusion on the Asia Pro Tour calendar for 2010.

Pinoy at courtside: Lakers win it with talent, championship experience

MANILA, Philippines – Talent: check. Championship experience: check. Motivation: check. A confluence of these factors has catapulted the Los Angeles Lakers to the NBA championship against a young Orlando Magic team, Filipino sportscaster Mico Halili noted from his pressbox seat in Orlando, Florida.