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Derrick Jones Jr. wins NBA slam dunk contest in controversial finish

Derrick Jones Jr. wins NBA slam dunk contest in controversial finish

Derrick Jones Jr. edged out his opponents in the sought after NBA All-star Slam Dunk Contest on Sunday. The Miami Heat center player, however, won the trophy in controversial finish after a fierce battle with Aaron Gordon. The contest went overtime as the two went toe...

2 China sports events moved to UAE

2 China sports events moved to UAE

The spread of the novel coronavirus or COVID-19 worldwide has taken its toll and affected several international sports events in China as well as other countries in Asia. READ MORE: Chinese President Xi urges party to win ‘major battle’ against COVID-19 Two of these...

Ronaldo gets 10-year multiple entry visa to UAE

Ronaldo gets 10-year multiple entry visa to UAE

Portuguese football star Cristiano Ronaldo has been recently granted the Gold Card residency visa in the UAE. Ronaldo and six other athletes received the Gold Card residency visa a week after the UAE Cabinet, chaired by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al...

Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix postponed due to coronavirus

Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix postponed due to coronavirus

The Chinese Grand Prix was postponed due to the outbreak of coronavirus in the country, Reuters reported. The race, considered an important market for Formula One, was set in Shanghai on April 19. RELATED STORY: Duterte asks Filipinos to remain calm amid COVID-19...

New York Knicks remains most valuable NBA team – Forbes

New York Knicks remains most valuable NBA team – Forbes

The New York Knicks maintains most valuable NBA team rank for five years, according to a US-based business magazine. Forbes, on Tuesday, reported the Knicks may have won their last NBA title in 1973 but the team's value remains at $4.6 billion up by 15 percent from a...

Manny Pacquiao, Conor McGregor now under same management

UFC superstar Conor McGregor has welcomed Filipino boxing champion Manny Pacquiao in their management. “Welcome to the team, Emmanuel,” McGregor said on Wednesday. RELATED STORY: Manny Pacquiao marks 25th anniversary as professional boxer Pacquiao has signed with the...

Int’l Gymnastics Federation features PH gymnast Carlos Yulo

The 2019 World Champions series of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) recently featured Filipino champion gymnast Carlos Edriel Yulo. Yulo appeared on FIG’s social media series on Instagram. In the video, FIG presented Yulo as the 2019 World Champion in...

James, Leonard lead candidates for US Olympic team

USA Basketball has announced that at least 44 players are being considered to fill the 12 slots for the 2020 US Olympic men’s basketball team, Reuters reported. The candidates include nine members of squads that won gold medals in the past. These are the United...

ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon 2020 opens public registration

Registration for the ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon 2020 has officially opened to the public as the UAE capital’s renowned race is set to return on December 11, 2020. In addition to the previous variety of race categories, including the 42 KM and 10 KM races, and 5 KM and...

WATCH: Manny Pacquiao pays tribute to Kobe Bryant

World boxing champion and Senator Manny Pacquiao paid a tribute once again to the late NBA legend Kobe Bryant, as he remembered his visit to the Wild Card Gym last November 2011. Pacquiao posted a video on his Instagram page. Bryant visited him ahead of his match...

Kobe, Gianna Bryant’s public memorial set on Feb 24

Los Angeles will be holding a public memorial at Staples Center on February 24 for the late NBA legend Kobe Bryant and eight others killed last month in a fatal helicopter crash. A person close to the Bryant family told CNN about the memorial but the family has yet to...

Filipino boxer defends IBF minimum weight championship title

Filipino boxer Pedro Taduran retained his IBF minimum weight championship in Guadalupe on Saturday evening (Sunday, PH Time). Taduran beat Mexican boxer Daniel Valladares through a majority decision draw, says a report by ABS-CBN News. A majority decision draw means...

LOOK: LeBron James gets a ‘Mamba for Life’ tattoo

NBA superstar LeBron James dedicated his newest tattoo to the late NBA legend and friend Kobe Bryant. On Instagram, James showed his new tattoo as a way of remembering his brother who passed away in a helicopter crash. RELATED STORY: LeBron James breaks down in tears...

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Heart talk: Don’t make it complicated

Heart talk: Don’t make it complicated

Philippine officials and health experts in the UAE advised overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to take good care of their hearts not because February is the season of love, but due to the high number of reported cases of cardiovascular-related deaths. Heart diseases are...

Single Awareness Day: Why February is also the season for self-love

Single Awareness Day: Why February is also the season for self-love

For so long, February 14 is a day dedicated only for people who are in a relationship. Valentine’s Day has always been associated with love, cuddly bears, and heart-shaped balloons—all in overwhelming hues of pink and red. It has become so commercialized for couples...

Joint UAE police operation nets 28 phone scammers

Joint UAE police operation nets 28 phone scammers

A joint police operation of law enforcement yielded the arrest of 28 expats involved in phone scams in the UAE. In coordination with Dubai and Ajman Police, Abu Dhabi Police conducted a raid in the flats of two phone scam groups operating in the country. The phone...

Bello apologizes for confusion over Pinay OFW’s death in Dubai

Bello apologizes for confusion over Pinay OFW’s death in Dubai

The Labor Department on Friday has clarified that the death of an overseas Filipina worker in Dubai was not a case of 2019-nCoV, as it earlier told the media. "The Labor Secretary on Thursday announced that the OFW had died of “coronavirus” based on earlier...

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