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Ronato Alcano showed the world that the Philippines is still a force to be reckoned with in the sport of Pool.
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Renato Ronato Alcano beats Chinese sensation Li He-wen 11-8 which puts him into the finals of the 2006 World Pool Championship.
The 69th University Athletic Association of the Philippines men’s basketball title landed on the Tigers’ den, not on the Eagles’ nest.
University of Santo Tomas pulled off arguably one of the biggest upset in finals history, shocking top seed Ateneo de Manila University with a thrilling hard-earned 76-74 win in overtime in the deciding Game 3 Monday night at the full-house Araneta Coliseum.
The deciding Game 3 between Ateneo de Manila University and University of Santo Tomas has this underlying theme as both teams go all for the marbles Monday for the 69th University Athletic Association of the Philippines men’s basketball title.
Game time is set at 3 p.m., at the Araneta Coliseum, where the supporters of both schools are expected to fill up the venue to rafters in the winner-take-all match in hand.
Just a matter of second to win or lose the game
Ateneo De Manila University proved that there’s still life in a fraction of a second as it slipped past the gritty challenge of Santo Tomas U, 73-72, on Sunday’s thriller and moved one-game ahead in winning the 69th UAAP men’s basketball crown.
With Allan Evangelista almost turning hero from the eyes of the yellow and black gallery after hitting that go-ahead jumper with a tick left on the clock to give UST a 72-71 lead, Blue Eagles mentor Norman Black immediately called a timeout.
European champion Greece defeated the United States, 101-95, here Friday in the semifinals of the World Basketball Championship.
Eriberto “Yukka” Gejon (20-1-0, 11 KO) of Mandaue Cebu plans to avenge the defeat of Fil-am boxer and former WBC Light flyweight Champion Brian Viloria. He is scheduled to fight this year and Romero is one of his possible foes. Romero claimed the light flyweight crown from Viloria in a stunning upset last August 10.
Randy Suico of Mandaue, Cebu will take on undefeated World Boxing Association (WBA) lightweight titleholder Juan Diaz in a 12-round bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on July 15.
Former World Heavyweight Champion Joe Frazier, reigning Junior Middleweight champ Oscar de la Hoya, and reigning WBC World Jr. Lightweight champ Marco Antonio Barrera may come to the Philippines come July 2 to watch the Pacquiao-Larios fight at the Araneta Coliseum.