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Donaire vs Narvaez Fight Video of Final Press Conference

Saturday, October 22nd, 2011 | Boxing, NEWS, Philippines, SPORTS with No Comments »

Nonito Donaire Jr. versus Omar Narvaez, faced-off during fight’s final press event. “The Filipino FlashDonaire and “El HuracanNarvaez held their final press conference on Friday, October 21, 2011 for their title bout at the Madison Square Garden in New York City on October 22 (Oct. 23 in Manila).Donaire vs Narvaez press conference

The two boxers both acknowledged each others talents during the press conference.

According to Donaire, Narvaez has “a good record of being a champion, he’s not just a nobody, he is a legend in Argentina. That’s why I can’t take him lightly.”

The HurricaneNarvaez returned the favor on Donaire by saying that he is “very happy to be here to fight with a great champion like Nonito Donaire.”

The undefeated Narvez has a career fight record of 35 wins (19 knockouts) and 2 draws.

Meanwhile, Donaire is defending his World Boxing Council (WBC) and World Boxing Organization (WBO) bantamweight crowns against Narvaez.

UAAP Season 74 Finals Result: Ateneo wins 4-peat vs FEU in Game 2, 82-69

Saturday, October 1st, 2011 | Basketball, NEWS, Philippines, SPORTS with No Comments »
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UAAP Season 74
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Ateneo de Manila University (AdMU) Blue Eagles defeated the Far Eastern University (FEU) Tamaraws, 82-69, in Game 2 of the 2011 UAAP Season 74 Finals to claim its fourth UAAP Men’s basketball championship on Saturday, October 1, 2011 at the Araneta Coliseum. The win by Ateneo versus FEU completed their historic 4-peat in the UAAP men’s basketball by sweeping the Far Eastern University (FEU) Tamaraws in the Season 74 Finals.

The Blue Eagles swept the Tamaraws, 2-0, in their best-of-three title series. Ateneo won game 1 over FEU, 82-64.

Ateneo vs FEU UAAP Season 74 Finals
Ateneo wins UAAP Season 74 Finals vs FEU
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The 2011 UAAP Championship is Ateneo’s fourth straight title under head coach Norman Black. They first won the UAAP men’s basketball crown with Black in 2008.

UAAP Season 74 Finals Schedule: Ateneo vs FEU Game 2 Live on ABS-CBN

Saturday, October 1st, 2011 | Basketball, NEWS, Philippines, SPORTS with No Comments »

Game 2 of the 2011 UAAP Season 74 Finals between Ateneo de Manila University (AdMU) Blue Eagles and Far Eastern University (FEU) Tamaraws will be aired live on ABS-CBN, at 3 p.m. today, October 1, 2011.

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UAAP Season 74 Finals: Ateneo vs FEU
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Ateneo, shooting for its fourth straight UAAP Men’s Basketball Championship under head coach Norman Black, leads the best-of-three series versus FEU.

The Blue Eagles took game one of the UAAP finals through the heroics and perfect game of Nico Salva.

Game two of the UAAP Season 74 finals will be played at the Araneta Coliseum after the awarding ceremonies at 1 p.m..

ABS-CBN has cancelled its usual Saturday shows that include “E-Live” and “Failon Ngayon” to give way for the live coverage of the UAAP Season 74 Finals.

The Ateneo vs FEU game 2 was scheduled last Saturday, September 24. However, it was postponed due to Typhoon Pedring.

UAAP Cheerdance Competition 2011 Winners: UP Pep Squad Retains Title (Video)

Saturday, September 17th, 2011 | EDUCATION, ENTERTAINMENT, NEWS, Philippines, SPORTS, Television, Video with 1 Comment
UP Pep Squad wins 2011 UAAP Cheerdance Competition

UAAP Cheerdance Competition 2011 Winner
UP Pep Squad

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The University of the Philippines (UP) Pep Squad won the 2011 UAAP Cheerdance Competition at the Araneta Coliseum today, September 17, 2011.

UP‘s Madonna-inspired Pep Squad showed a better and almost flawless routine to retain the 2011 UAAP Samsung Cheerdance competition. The UP Pep Squad surprised everyone with all of its members having blonde hair.

The Araneta Coliseum was filled to the rafters with over 20,000 were in attendance on Saturday.

The UP Pep Squad took home their second straight cheerdance title and P340,000 top prize. De La Salle University (DLSU) Animo Squad entered the top three spot for the first time by placing as first runner up and received P200,000 prize. Far Eastern University (FEU) Cheering Squad placed third with P140,000 prize.

The University of Sto. Tomas (UST) Salinggawi Dance Troupe is in fourth place, Adamson University (AdU) Pep Squad in fifth and the National University (NU) Pep Squad in sixth place.

Below is a YouTube video posted by fotomacder that shows the winning performance of the UP Pep Squad in the 2011 Samsung UAAP Cheerdance Competition.

UAAP Season 74 Cheerdance Competition on ABS-CBN Studio 23

Friday, September 16th, 2011 | EDUCATION, NEWS, Philippines, SPORTS with 1 Comment
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UAAP Season 74 logo
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The UAAP Season 74 Cheerdance Competition will be shown live on ABS-CBN Studio 23 on Saturday, September 17, 2011 starting at 3 p.m..
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