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RIP: Paul the Octopus

Paul the Octopus, the two and and a half years old tentacled tipster, who correctly predicted results at this year’s World Cup died Tuesday. Read more

Celtics visit Pacquiao

The 2008 NBA Champion, Boston Celtics visited Manny Pacquiao in his dugout after fight. The Celtics are also there when Manny is in the ring, boxing against David Diaz. Read more

Nike Let Me Play

I am and will always be loyal to Nike. I love their products. They don’t just make good athletic apparel, they also worth reasonable.

The thing I like most about Nike, is that they are so much innovative. They help athletes like me reach our full potential with their gears. Simply, sports is much easier with Nike.

Nike has an ongoing campaign for everyone. According to

Nike’s global campaign for you, by you. With you, we will reclaim play, one field, one court, one place at a time.

According to public

Let Me Play focuses community investments on using sport as a tool for youth inclusion. In the last two years, Nike invested $100 million worldwide in community-based sport initiatives. The company will invest an additional $315 million through 2011 to give youth greater access to sports.

Nike also delivers solution to allow anyone to recycle their old shoes. Reuse-A-Shoe. Reuse-A-Shoe is part of Let Me Play campaign.

To know more about this Nike initiative, please visit

Henry Dagmil Breaks Record

Henry Dagmil, a homegrown athlete of the Philippines, breaks his own RP record and South East Asian Games record of 7.87 meters in California, United States.

Dagmil, who was trained in the United States for almost one year saw the fruits of his effort after beating Americans Leonidas Watson, who posted 7.94 meters and Vincent Bollin, who cleared 7.22 meters after clearing 7.99 meters.

Henry Dagmil was an athlete in the National Collegiate Athletic Assosiation in the Philippines playing for the Mapua Institute of Technology. During his days at the Engineering Institute, he broke numerous Collegiate and personal records.

Sports News

The Detroit Pistons evened the eastern conference finals of the NBA to two games apiece. Celtics and Detroit are on a best-of-three series. The next game will be at Boston where the Celtics have been dominant until Detroit won at the TD Banknorth Garden in game two.

Ashley Harkleroad posed for the magazine Playboy in it’s August issue. According to USA Today, she will be the first tennis player to pose for the men’s magazine.

V-League Finals is between Ateneo de Manila Univeristy and Adamson University. Ateneo de Manila University earned their finals appearance after beating Lyceum of the Philippines. Adamson University on the other hand, earned the finals berth after defeating San Sebastian College.

Mayor SB-Admin Apostol Youth Table Tennis Tournament will be on June 14 and 15, 2008. The games will take place at the Amoranto Sports Complex.

Solar Sports will be the television coverer of the Philippine Basketball Association.

8th DND-AFP Gintong Pangarap Half-Marathon is a 5k and 21k event. It will be on June 15, 2008 and will start at Camp Aguinaldo Grandstand. For official race results of DocFit, 2nd Champion Run, Runnex@25 and GIG Run, please visit runrio’s results page.

Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao started his training at the Wild Card Gym. He will go against Mexican-American David Diaz on June 28, 2008. Just so you know, the fight does not have a rematch clause.

Mapua Institute of Technology will host the incoming season of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. With this, the institute is required to have a High School representative to be eligible to host the tournament. To do so, the Malayan School of Science will suit as Mapua Red Robins, the juniors of Mapua Cardinals, and will return to play for the NCAA basketball tournament for high school. Malayan school of Science will participate also in other other sports discipline. Confirmed list includes Chess and Table Tennis.

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