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  1. Sport - Other Sport - WINTER OLYMPICS

    From Manila mall to Sochi- Michael Martinez fulfils his dream

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 10:54pm

    ... been his life ever since he walked by the rink in the Manila mall at the age of nine, saw the skaters and declared to his mother that this was something he wanted to do. He fell on his behind ...


    Thrilla in Manila remains Asia's best fight ever

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 09:38pm by Tim Noonan

    ... The Pacquiao-Rios clash may involve more money and TV viewers but the epic Frazier-Ali battle is a pop culture phenomenon that is difficult to beat Thrilla in Manila remains Asia's ... and Rios US$4 million. There's no question it will be the biggest boxing fight in Asia ever." A fair bit of hyperbole. But hey, Bob is a promoter. The "Thrilla in Manila ...

  3. Sport - Golf

    Liang Wenchong edges Thai rival in play-off at Manila Masters

    Posted Nov 17th 2013, 11:49pm by Reuters in Manila

    ... Reuters in Manila Chinese golfer donates half of his prize money to Philippines typhoon victims after victory China’s Liang Wenchong birdied the final hole to force a play-off with Thailand’s Prom Meesawat before going on to claim a third Asian Tour title at the inaugural Manila Masters on Sunday. Prom’s bogey-free seven-under 65 in the final round took him to the top ...

  4. Sport - Rugby

    All Black great Murray Mexted brings academy team to the Tens

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 06:05pm

    ... to the Manila Tens to give his players international experience and to help the development of rugby in southeast Asia. The Iranz side duly won the competition and soon they were receiving invitations ... their Manila Tens title this weekend before coming to Hong Kong. “It’ll be a hell of a challenge for us, but I think we’re up to it,” he said. “Winning those two tournaments back-to-back with only ...

  5. Sport - Rugby

    Penguins hope sevens skills can bring glory in Tens

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 08:58pm by John Higginson

    ... the Manila Tens for the second straight year. The Tens offers free entry on Wednesday (11am-9pm), while Po Leung Kuk, the tournament's official charity, will receive all proceeds from the HK$100 ...

  6. Sport - Rugby

    Bring it on: March madness at the Sevens

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 11:22am by Patrick Donovan

    ... to come? Many of the older players know that heading to the Manila 10s the weekend before the Sevens is akin to sevens suicide by the following Sunday, but that won’t stop about 300 of Hong Kong’s ...

  7. Sport - China - MIXED MARTIAL ARTS

    'Ultimate fighters' brace for finale

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 10:13pm by Mathew Scott

    ... and Singapore, with plans now being rolled out to host future events in Manila and in Japan. "About 150 came to try out for the series, which we thought was great as the sport is still relatively ...

  8. Sport - China

    Liang Wenchong donates half his winnings to typhoon relief effort

    Posted Nov 19th 2013, 10:00am

    ... Chinese golfer Liang Wenchong arrived at Royal Melbourne in Victoria, Austtralia, on Tuesday for the World Cup with a lighter wallet after making a big donation to the Philippines typhoon relief effort.   Liang won the Manila Masters on Sunday in a one-hole play-off with Thailand’s Prom Meesawat and donated half of his US$135,000 first-place prize money to aid typhoon victims. ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - BOXING

    Manny Pacquiao to take tax battle to court

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 11:08pm by AFP

    ... a lien on a Pacquiao property worth millions of dollars in one of Manila's most exclusive gated communities. A lien is a form of security, which allows the tax office to take back money ... made the formal request to the IRS and we have every expectation that the necessary documents will be furnished to the BIR very soon." But Pacquiao's Manila lawyer said that he would ...

  10. Sport - Golf

    Liang Wenchong fails to make cut but vows return to Hong Kong next year

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 09:36pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... support it by coming back next year." Liang won the Manila Masters a fortnight ago, donating half of his winnings (US$135,000) to support the relief efforts for survivors of Super Typhoon ...




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