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Pacquiao dangles P5M to first Filipino gold medalist in Olympics »

Manny Pacquiao

  The first Filipino gold medalist in Rio de Janeiro Olympics next year will also get a P5 million reward.   The Saranggani representative and world boxing superstar made his pledge last night after turning over his memorabilia to the Philippine Sports Museum.   “Ang pledge ko pag next year may nag-gold, limang milyon, kahit sino, kahit anong sport (I pledge P5 million to whoever wins a gold),” said Pacquiao.   The deal, according to him, is…

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Pacquiao-backed Letran relishes on controlled madness »

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  Nothing short on motivation, Letran blazed to its second straight win in the NCAA Season 91, beating favored JRU, 78-62, on Friday. The man at the helm, coach Aldin Ayo, is happy with what he's seeing with his boys, more so that the squad is following his orders to a tee. "We really worked hard for it," he said, as Letran seemingly thrived on what he called "larong magulo." The Knights have choked…

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Ex-con background drove Floyd to slap Manny dummy, says Pacquiao »

  Manny Pacquiao understands what drove Floyd Mayweather to do the “abnormal act” of slapping a dummy, supposedly of the Filipino eight-division world champion, twice and posting it on Instagram.   The family background of the unbeaten American has something to do with his resentment of Pacquiao, whom he beat in their blockbuster encounter on May 2 in Las Vegas, according to the fighting congressman from Sarangani.   READ: Mayweather slaps ‘Manny’ the dummy, says he’s…

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