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Gary Lee: 2016 Australia Post AFL Multicultural Community Ambassador of the Year

Victorian volunteer Gary Lee has been recognised for his tireless work in the community with the 2016 Australia Post AFL Multicultural Community Ambassador of the Year. Volunteer Gary Lee has been recognised for his tireless work introducing new Australians to...

Philippines’ Medina wins bronze in table tennis at Rio Paralympics

https://youtu.be/7qX1rAHUbiI MANILA (PNA) -- The Philippines won its first medal at the 2016 Rio Paralympics courtesy of table tennis player Josephine Medina in the women’s singles Class 8 division on September 12. Medina defeated pulled off an 11-5, 11-6, 11-7 victory over...

Philip Cezar to athletes on winning at the Olympics: Have a lot of ‘heart’

By Lily O. Ramos MANILA, Aug. 23 (PNA)-- Who could forget basketball great Philip Cezar, the nemesis of center Ramon Fernandez during the glory days of their Crispa–Toyota rivalry in the PBA in 1973? After his retirement from hard-court action in...

IOC chief Bach describes Rio Olympic Games as “iconic”

https://youtu.be/NgfnqH55ES8 RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 21 (PNA/Xinhua) -- International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach said on the eve of the closing ceremony that Rio staged an "iconic" Olympic Games. On Saturday, the penultimate day of the Rio Games, the Olympic...

“Philippine Olympic City” to rise inside Clark to stimulate real change in Philippine sports

By Primo P. Agatep MANILA, Aug. 19 (PNA)-- A Php3- to Php6-billion "Philippine Sports City" will rise in a 50-hectare lot inside the proposed “Green City” in Clark, Pampanga in preparation for the country’s hosting of the Southeast Asian Games...

PHL basketball association mourns passing of Coach Baby Dalupan

MANILA, Aug. 18 (PNA) -- The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) on Thursday expressed sadness over the passing of Coach Virgilio “Baby” Dalupan at the age of 92. “We in SBP deeply mourn the passing of Coach Baby Dalupan. He...

(Olympics) PHL Olympic trackster Cray hopes to make it to finals

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 16 (PNA) -- Fil-American Eric Cray made it to the semis of the men’s 400m hurdles but will have to run faster Tuesday evening (Wednesday morning in Manila) for him to reach the finals of...

US swimmer Michael Phelps sets new Olympics record by winning 23rd gold

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 14 (PNA/Sputnik) -- US swimmer Michael Phelps won the 23nd Olympic gold in his career at the Rio Games after the US team won in the medley relay 4 by 100 meters, thus becoming the...

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dies at 74

MOSCOW, June 4 (PNA/Sputnik) -- Boxing legend Muhammad Ali, who was hospitalized in the Phoenix, Arizona area with a respiratory issue, died at the age of 74. "After a 32-year battle with Parkinson's disease, Muhammad Ali has passed away at...

Gensan boxer to fight for vacant WBC Silver flyweight title in Singapore

DAVAO CITY, June 2 (PNA) -- Former World Boxing Federation (WBF) Asia Pacific flyweight champion Jether “The General” Oliva of General Santos City will be fighting for the vacant World Boxing Council (WBC) Silver flyweight title. Oliva (24W-5L-2D-11KOs) will face...
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