PBA coaches, execs amenable to strict health protocols

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 11 Jul 2020 07:10:27 +0000

    PBA coaches said it will now be a matter of complying to the strict health protocols that will be observed once the league decides a date for teams to resume practices. Coaches and team managers, who took part in Friday’s meeting with PBA Commissioner Willie Marcial, deputy Eric Castro and legal counsel Melvin […]

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Olympic bets remain PSC’s top priority

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 11 Jul 2020 06:54:39 +0000

  The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) emphasized the need of Olympic hopefuls to resume training so they will have better chances if and when the qualifying tournaments will be held. PSC Officer-in-Charge Ramon Fernandez and National Training Director Marc Velasco, who represented the sports agency in the discussion for the Joint Administrative Order Guidelines on […]

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Century Tuna IRONMAN reset to 2021

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 11 Jul 2020 05:17:22 +0000

  Triathletes gearing up for one of the country’s premier endurance races will have to wait another season before mixing it up for top honors as the Century Tuna IRONMAN Philippines was reset for next year due to continued rise in coronavirus cases. Originally set early this year, the event presented by Big Boss Cement, was […]

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Real Madrid in sight of La Liga title

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 11 Jul 2020 04:47:08 +0000

  MADRID (AFP) – Real Madrid could win La Liga on Monday after a routine 2-0 win over Alaves on Friday put them within touching distance of the title. With suspended skipper Sergio Ramos sitting in the stands, Karim Benzema took over the armband and then penalty duties, firing in from the spot before teeing […]

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 Baseball reveals 83 virus cases as league gears for return

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 11 Jul 2020 04:34:56 +0000

NEW YORK (AFP) – Major League Baseball has recorded 83  cases of COVID-19 amongst players and staff since testing began last month, a statement said Friday.  Figures released by the MLB and its players union on Friday revealed 71 positive cases amongst players and 12 more involving team officials. Fifty-eight of the cases involving players […]

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Sports Illustrated uses transgender model in swimsuit issue for first time

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 11 Jul 2020 04:27:33 +0000

  NEW YORK (AFP) – Sports Illustrated is featuring a transgender model for the first time ever in its swimsuit issue this year, the US magazine said Friday. Valentina Sampaio, from Brazil, will appear in the 2020 edition of the supplement that has included famous models such as Heidi Klum and Ashley Graham. Sampaio, 23, […]

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NCAA: We’ll wait for ABS-CBN next move

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 09:09:07 +0000

By WAYLON GALVEZ       NCAA Management Committee chairman Fr. Vic Calvo said Friday the league would wait for the course of action its broadcast partner ABS-CBN 2 will take after its bid for 25-year franchise was denied by Congress. “We’ll wait for them on what they’ll do moving forward, or after the (Congress) […]

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