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Pacquiao loses to Horn via decision

Pacquiao loses to Horn via decision

Australian boxer Jeff Horn scored an upset win against Manny Pacquiao in their title bout Sunday at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia. Horn snatched the WBO welterweight belt from Pacquiao via decision as the judges scored it 117-111, 115-113, 115-113 in...

Stephen Curry gets richest NBA contract

Stephen Curry gets richest NBA contract

NBA superstar Stephen Curry clinched a five-year extension contract with the Golden State Warriors worth $201 million, the richest contract in NBA history, ESPN reported on Saturday Manila time. Curry recently helped the Warriors to win their second NBA Finals crown...

Pacquiao foe makes welterweight limit

Pacquiao foe makes welterweight limit

Boxing champion and senator Manny Pacquiao's Australian opponent made the weight limit during their weigh-in on Saturday morning at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia. Pacquiao tipped the scale at 146 pounds, just a pound less than Horn's, one day before their...

Sons of PBA stars team up for SEA Games

Sons of PBA stars team up for SEA Games

Kobe Paras, Kiefer Ravena and Ray Parks will suit up for the Philippine national basketball team in the upcoming Southeast Asian Games. It will be the first time the sons of former Philippine Basketball Association stars Benjie Paras, Bong Ravena and Bobby Parks will...

‘Pacquiao fights best vs. undefeated foes’

‘Pacquiao fights best vs. undefeated foes’

Boxing champion and senator Manny Pacquiao is going to win against Australian Jeff Horn, predicts former welterweight champion Timothy Bradley. Pacquiao fights best when it's against younger unbeaten foes, Bradley told Philstar Global on Thursday. Bradley cites...

Promoter calls Pacquiao champion texter

Promoter calls Pacquiao champion texter

Dean Lonergan, promoter of Jeff Horn, has called Manny Pacquiao a world champion in texting for being busy with his mobile phone during the Battle of Brisbane press conference on Wednesday, June 28. "I’ve attended four press conferences now with Manny Pacquiao. Not...

NS Hospital Frustrates SG Hospital, 47-41

Action in the hard court during the match. Photos by Aarone Benj G. Mariňas. A match that kept the audience holding their breath in the first half indeed! Till luck went in favor of SG Hospital in the third frame, the team inched away by eight points following a trey....

Cycling group does a beach clean-up

The UAE Mountain Biking Jumeirah following the clean-up. (Contributed photo) The UAE Mountain Biking Jumeirah recently organized a beach clean-up drive along the shores of Jumeirah Beach near Burj Al Arab. This was done under the program initiative, "An Hour with the...

Valdez eyes Southeast Asian Games stint

Alyssa Valdez seeks to try out for a spot in the national women's volleyball team seeing action in the 29th Southeast Asian Games set August 19-31 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This came just a few days after newly appointed national women's coach Francis Vicente...

Pinoy dragon boat team eyes rematch with Russians

The Philippine dragon boat team is all set for a rematch against a Russian group which got beaten by the Filipino paddlers in Moscow last year. Plans are afoot for a dual meet between the Russians and the Filipinos tentatively set in Boracay middle of the year,...

Pinoy boxing champ eyes IBF flyweight belt

Donnie "Ahas" Nietes, the longest Filipino world champion, seeks to get hold of the International Boxing Federation (IBF) flyweight belt from compatriot Johnriel Casimero. The former World Boxing Organization (WBO) minimum weight and light flyweight champion will be...

Pacquiao may fight Terence Crawford

Freddie Roach has welcomed a showdown between Manny Pacquiao and undefeated rising star Terence Crawford. Pacquiao – who currently campaigns at the welterweight division (147 pounds) – can slide back to junior welterweight (140 pounds) to make the fight happen,...

Pinoy cue masters ready for 2017 World 8-Ball Series

A contingent of Filipino cue masters led by former world champion Dennis Orcollo will see action in the prestigious 2017 World 8-Ball Series – a tournament sanctioned by the World Pool-Billiard Association (WPA) next year. The tournament is a three-leg series...

Filipino swimmers bag 21 medals in Bangkok

Filipinos have bagged 21 medals in the 40th Southeast Asian Age Group Swimming Championships held recently in Bangkok, Thailand. Filipino-Australian Bhay Maitland Newberry delivered the country's only gold medal after winning the girl's 13 and under 100-meter...

Cyclists in Dubai pedal to Guinness world record

Cyclists in Dubai have made a new world record as it saw over 300 people generate over 8.999KW over the course of an hour, with the time ticking down on the face of the Burj Khalifa. The event took place at the 'Innovation Hub' set up in Burj Park and it set the world...

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‘OFW Handbook’ bill passes House committee level

‘OFW Handbook’ bill passes House committee level

The House committee on overseas workers affairs approved on the bill that seeks to produce handbook containing rights of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). The substitute bill, “Handbook for OFWs Act of 2018,” tasks the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration...

Pulso ng bayan: Why 8 out of 10  OFW netizens favor divorce

Pulso ng bayan: Why 8 out of 10 OFW netizens favor divorce

“Kundi lang dahil sa dalawang anak ko… matagal ko nang nilayasan yan,” DUBAI: With her laptop showing news about the ongoing debate in the Philippine Senate on the merits of a bill legalizing divorce reaching feverish pitch, Marielle Bartolome could only glance at the...

Top 20 ways Pinoys in the UAE deal with homesickness

Top 20 ways Pinoys in the UAE deal with homesickness

(The Filipino Times is running this feature on the occasion of the United Nations' International Day of Happiness on March 20. -- Ed) DUBAI: Filipinos have always been known to be a very happy bunch. Nothing could perhaps lend more credence to this than a recent...

LOOK: Former Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach arrives in Dubai

LOOK: Former Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach arrives in Dubai

Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach has just landed in the UAE. As seen on her recent Instagram Story, Wurtzbach shared a photo of her hotel room in Dubai where she stays. Wurtzbach announced on Wednesday that she will be visiting Dubai for a meet-and-greet session with...

OFW complains about his friend who keeps asking for money

OFW complains about his friend who keeps asking for money

Borrowing money once off your friend is usually fine. After all, we all go through a sticky situation. But if it becomes your habit, your friend may sense that you're already taking advantage of him, and worst, your friendship may start to slip away. An overseas...

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