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Team Tamaraw DXB shines at Spartan Women’s Sprint

Team Tamaraw DXB shines at Spartan Women’s Sprint

DUBAI: Among highlights of the recent Spartan Women’s Sprint was a group of Filipinas – Team Tamaraw DXB – who ranked 2nd overall among 26 participating teams, with a time of exactly 60mins. A total of 17 Tamaraw women raced and conquered more than 20 obstacles across...

Close to 200 mountain bikers break trail at RAK showdown

Close to 200 mountain bikers break trail at RAK showdown

RAS AL KHAIMAH: Some 188 riders from 16 clubs took part in the 1st Fox XC Race Showka held recently at Dam-2 Showka in Ras Al Khaimah and organized by UAE MTB Jumeirah. Organizers opened “fox trails” which were connected to existing trails composed of 4x4 jeep tracks,...

Abu Dhabi Pinoy volleyball enthusiasts hold UAE National Day tourney

Abu Dhabi Pinoy volleyball enthusiasts hold UAE National Day tourney

Contributed by Dan Lester Dabon ABU DHABI: The goal of the National Day V-League was to celebrate camaraderie, sportsmanship, and friendship among expatriates in the UAE most specially, the Filipino community. In doing this event, organizers were able to unite all...

FIBA World Cup host to be decided on Dec. 9

FIBA World Cup host to be decided on Dec. 9

This will be known on December 9 when the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) announces the winner between the joint bids by Argentina/Uruguay or the Philippines/Indonesia/Japan on the other hand. According to the report from the FIBA website, candidates...

Dragon Boat Winners

Dragon Boat Winners

Jubilant Ultimate Junkies Dragon Boat Team members pose for posterity following action at the recent Pre-race Dragon Boat Exhibition at Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club. The team won first in the 100 meters Mixed Crew, and third at the 250 meters Mixed Crew...

Triathletes give PH 2 golds, 2 silvers in 2017 SEA Games

The Philippines won its second and third gold medals in the 29th Southeast Asian Games after Filipino athletes dominated in the men’s and women’s triathlon, respectively. Nikko Huelgas defended his triathlon title on Monday, August 21, clocking in at 1:59:30, beating...

PH nabs 3 medals so far in 2017 SEA Games

The Philippines men archery trio delivered the country’s third medal in the 29th Southeast Asian Games held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The archers trio of Earl Benjamin Yap, Joseph Benjamin Vicencio, and Paul Marton Dela Cruz bounced back from the defeat in the...

150 Pinoy boxers banned for falsifying medical results

Equipped with just their gloves and determination, many young Filipino men pursue professional boxing to slug it out with poverty. But for 150 Filipino professional boxers, they may have to come up against a wall after the Games and Amusements Board (GAB) banned them...

Pinoy tennis player continues winning streak in China

Filipino tennis player Francis Casey Alcantara sustained his winning form on Wednesday to advance to the next round of the singles and doubles categories in the ongoing USD25,000 China F13 Futures tournament sanctioned by the International Tennis Federation....

Pinoy cyclist finishes 3rd at Tour de Flores 2017

Southeast Asian Games-bound Marcelo Felipe finished third overall as the Tour de Flores cycling tournament concluded in East Nuasa Tenggara, Indonesia on Wednesday. Felipe, who hails from Nueva Ecija, was the best rider from the Asean region. He bested other Asian...

Pacquiao may opt for rematch vs Horn

Fresh from what has so far been oft-described as a “humiliating defeat” by an underdog opponent nine years his junior fighting with homecourt advantage, boxing legend Manny Pacquiao is keeping options open – including a rematch. "Very tough. That's the...

Pinoy TKOs Japanese foe in Australia

IBF World super flyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas of the Philippines defended his title Sunday after a TKO win over Teiru Kinoshita in the undercard of the Manny Pacquiao-Jeff Horn main bout. The referee ended the fight around two minutes in the 7th round after...

Pacquiao’s cousin loses in undercard

Filipino boxer Jonel Dapidran lost to his Australian foe in one of the undercards of the Manny Pacquiao-Jeff Horn bout on Sunday at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia. The second cousin of Pacquiao on his mother side lost by unanimous decision to Brent Dames in...

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

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...

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Abu Dhabi Police go Filipino on social media

Abu Dhabi Police go Filipino on social media

The Abu Dhabi Police GHQ, ADP, has taken the initiative to communicate with the Filipino community in the UAE in their national language via various social media platforms. The Abu Dhabi police will be releasing announcements, advisories, messages, etc. in the...

Aguirre after DOJ resignation: “We have delivered on our promise”

Aguirre after DOJ resignation: “We have delivered on our promise”

Resigned justice secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II said he was able to accomplish his promise to make the Department of Justice (DOJ) better than before. "In our own humble way, we have delivered on our promise to make the DOJ better than when we found it," Aguirre said...

Temperature to drop in UAE today

Temperature to drop in UAE today

The National Center of Meteorology (NCM) updated on Twitter that the weather across the country today is expected to be partly cloudy in general and hazy at times. The NCM also said in its forecast that temperature will decrease today. The weather bureau said that...

81 distressed OFWs from Abu Dhabi return home

81 distressed OFWs from Abu Dhabi return home

Eighty-one distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from Abu Dhabi arrived in the Philippines on Friday, April 6, on board Philippine Airlines (PAL) flight PR 657. Most of the distressed OFWs have been victims of illegal recruiters, and were tourist visa holders...

MOU, UAE’s new domestic worker law seen to curb OFW abuses

MOU, UAE’s new domestic worker law seen to curb OFW abuses

With the recently signed domestic law in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), as well as the memorandum of understanding (MOU) between Abu Dhabi and Manila all enforced, the Philippine government is optimistic that incident of abuses on overseas Filipino workers will go...

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