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PH returns to ABL with Pacquiao-backed Mindanao Aguilas »

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Manny Pacquiao continued to put his stamp on the Philippine basketball scene, this time paving the way for the country's return to the ASEAN Basketball League (ABL). The eight-division boxing world champion extended his influence, this time striking a deal with the regional league to form the PACMAN Mindanao Aguilas. Owned by businessmen Mark Chiong and Rolando Navarro Jr., the Aguilas are eyeing to form a formidable squad consisting of talents from…

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Pacquiao to lobby for Philippines’ FIBA World Cup bid »

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GENERAL SANTOS, Philippines--Boxing hero Manny Pacquiao said Wednesday he would promote the Philippines' bid to host the 2019 International Basketball Federation (FIBA) World Cup.   "Yes, I'm going to Tokyo with the Philippine delegation to help in our bid to host FIBA 2019," he said in a statement.   Pacquiao, 36, said he would travel next month to the Japanese capital where FIBA would announce the host.   The basketball-crazy Philippines qualified for last year's FIBA…

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Pacman to Arum: No need to worry In Huddle »

Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao has been so busy doing a thousand different things, he could not find time to keep his appointment with his surgeon in Los Angeles. Pacquiao’s shoulder injury, which required an operation last May after his fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. , was due for a checkup last July 4 to determine how it was healing. It was announced in some papers about two weeks ago that the…

7 days ago / Read More »
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