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Olympian sells Rio silver medal to pay for boy’s cancer treatment

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For Piotr Malachowski, a Polish discus thrower, his years of strenuous training and hard work paid off when he won silver in the recently concluded 2016 Rio Olympics. But as he returned to his country, one woman wrote a letter pleading for his help.

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Just 2 PH pugs to Rio: Marcial blows bid

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Felix Eumir Marcial bowed out of the race to the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Saturday night, June 18, leaving the Philippines with only two pugs for the Summer Games.

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So who needs this no-glory Pacquiao fight?

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Questions continued to be raised on the relevance of Manny Pacquiao’s fight against the clearly inferior Jessie Vargas in Las Vegas on Nov. 5.

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Filipino teen Chezka Centeno rules 9-Ball tilt in Taipei

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Filipino teen Chezka Centeno stunned decorated veteran Kelly Fisher of England, 11-8, to win the title in the Amway eSpring International 9-Ball Championship Sunday, June 19, at Banqiao Gymnasium in Taipei.

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Ft. Bonifacio softbelles took a swing at Li’l League in Delaware

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SAN FRANCISCO -- A pleasant surprise occurred at the recent Pistahan Festival here. Showing up in their uniform were the young members of the Fort Bonifacio High School softball team from Makati, Metro Manila.

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Sweetest NBA title for LeBron James, Cavaliers

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OAKLAND, California -- LeBron James cradled the shiny gold trophy and struggled to sum up what might be his sweetest championship yet, the one he is so proudly bringing home to his native northeast Ohio just as he promised to do when he returned to the Cavaliers two summers ago.

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Pacquiao to help PSC build new training center

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Bigger finances mean brighter chances for an Olympic gold medal.

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UFC’s Dodson proud of Filipino roots, wants to fight in Manila

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Bantamweight John Dodson is hopeful to fill the gaps left by Mark Muñoz in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

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Tokyo 2020 priority for instant star Hidilyn Diaz

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Olympic silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz reiterated her commitment for flag and country in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

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Asians in US are healthier than most Americans, study finds

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SAN FRANCISCO - Asian Americans are healthier than other U.S. adults, according to federal health survey. Compared with other Americans, most Asian Americans also are less likely to report their health conditions or serious psychological problems, according the report cited by Healthday.com.

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