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Pirates go 18-0, advance to finals

October 20,2017
LYCEUM refused to blink in a battle of guts with defending champion San Beda yesterday, scoring a 107-105 double overtime victory to complete a historic eliminations sweep while advancing outright to the finals of the 93rd NCAA basketball tournament at The Arena in San Juan.

Alsons Power, Diaz bare first

October 20, 2017
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THE Alsons Power Group and Rio Olympics weightlifting silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz presented the inaugural batch of scholars of the Alsons Power-Hidilyn Diaz Scholarship Program for aspiring weightlifters during the recent Zamboanga Hermosa Weightlifting Championship at the Universidad de Zamboanga gym.

House passes training center b

by Bong Pedralvez on October 20, 2017
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THE long-cherished dream of a national training center for the country’s elite athletes gained ground recently with the passage of the “National Training Act” in the House of Representatives, according to Rep. Mark Sambar of the party-list Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta.

Short rules Negros Open chess

October 20, 2017
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BACOLOD CITY. — Grandmaster Nigel Short of England beat Indian GM Srinath Narayanan in the final round Thursday to rule the Piaya Network Negros International Chess tournament at the Ikthus Osborn Hall here.

UAAP scribes rack up 2nd win

October 20, 2017
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UAAP MEDIA seized the solo lead with an 87-84 win over Mall of Asia Arena Wednesday night in the UAAP Season 80 Goodwill Games.

25th Mabuhay Miles golf tees o

October 20, 2017
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THE Mabuhay Miles Elite Invitational Golf Tournament marks its silver edition on Nov. 18 at the Orchard Golf and Country Club with exciting prizes and surprises up for grabs.

Messi joins 100-goal club

October 20, 2017
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BARCELONA. — Lionel Messi scored his 100th goal in European competition as Barcelona moved close to qualifying for the Champions League knockout stages by outclassing Olympiakos 3-1 on Wednesday despite playing the second half with 10 men.

Chelsea scrambles to draw with

October 20, 2017
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LONDON. — Antonio Conte was in no mood to wax lyrical about the virtues of free-flowing Champions League football after his Chelsea side lost the plot and threw away a two-goal lead before scrambling to a 3-3 home draw with AS Roma on Wednesday.

Baez bashes two homers as Cubs

October 20, 2017
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CHICAGO. — Wade Davis peered toward home plate and prepared to throw his 48th and most important pitch of the game Wednesday night. 

UP ladies force decider vs La

October 20, 2017
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UNIVERSITY of the Philippines stayed on track for a fourth straight women’s crown with a 3-1 win over De La Salle yesterday in the UAAP Season 80 badminton tournament.

Local bets upbeat in Bacolod

October 20, 2017
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PETE Andre Rodriguez and Alexa Milliam hope to anchor the local bets’ charge as action in the Pawnshop-Palawan Express Pera Padala Bacolod leg regional age group tennis tournament gets going Friday at the Centercourt and Panaad Tennis Courts.

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Column of the Day

Laguna de Bae and its knifefish

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | October 20,2017
‘Bureau of Fisheries & Aquatic Resources--BFAR (Kawanihan ng mga Pangisdaan at mga Yamang-Tubig) is the agency under the Department of Agriculture responsible for the development, improvement, management and conservation of our fisheries and aquatic resources.’

Opinion of the Day

Duterte’s fixations

By ELLEN TORDESILLAS | October 20, 2017
‘To generalize OFW families as dysfunctional is to malign the hardworking Filipinos whom we pay tribute to as our modern day heroes.’