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PH makes star-studded final rally to bag 2019 Fiba World hosting »

Former national team head coach Chot Reyes, who will be leading the PH delegation on Friday. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

    Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas president Manuel V. Pangilinan and boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao will head the Philippine delegation to Tokyo, Japan for the country's final presentation to win the hosting rights for the 2019 Fiba World Cup. The hosting is down to the Philippines and China and Fiba will make its announcement on Friday, the same day the final presentation of the two countries will be made. While China has the advantage…

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Khan eyes possible Pacquiao fight in Dubai »

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  Still chasing bigger named opponents, Amir Khan is now targeting a fight with Manny Pacquiao in Dubai. In a report on BoxingScene.com, Khan was quoted by Sport360 detailing his possible plans to stage a fight in the Middle East against the eight division boxing world champion next year. "A fight with Manny Pacquiao in Dubai could be massive. I'd love to take that fight. We're friends but sometimes you've got to put…

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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…

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Pacquiao downplays Arum criticism, says in ‘self-rehab’ »

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    GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Philippines — Manny Pacquiao downplayed criticism from promoter Bob Arum on Monday after the injured Philippine boxing hero missed a doctor's visit for a shoulder injury, saying he was carrying out his own rehabilitation.   Arum hit out at his own boxer last weekend for missing a rehab visit and said he has no idea when "Pacman" might fight again after his right shoulder was hurt fighting Floyd Mayweather…

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Bob Arum slams Pacquiao for skipping rehab »

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MACAU — Veteran boxing promoter Bob Arum has blasted the injured Manny Pacquiao for missing a planned rehab visit to his doctor and says he has no idea when "Pacman" might return to the ring.   After watching Argentina's Cesar Cuenca beat China's "IK" Yang to lift the IBF junior welterweight title in Macau's Cotai Arena on Saturday night, the 83-year-old Top Rank chief Arum responded angrily when asked when Pacquiao might…

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