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Star Snippets: Chien-Ming Wang, Tseng Wen-Ting …..

Free Agent Chien-Ming Wang has been on the radar of several Major League Baseball (MLB) teams including the Washington Nationals. The 29-year old right handed joined the free agency after playing 4 seasons with the New York Yankees.  LA Dodgers, another team interested to get the services of the ace pitcher from Tainan City has [...]

Star Snippets: Manny Pacquiao, Jong Uichico …..

Boxing sensation Manny Pacquiao once again received another accolade to add in his resume as he was named by the highly regarded Examiner.com as one among the Top Ten International Athletes. Pacquiao occupied the 5th spot behind Tennis icon Roger Federer, Football star David Beckham, Tennis starlet Maria Sharapova and Basketball hotshot Dirk Nowitzki. The [...]

Star Snippets: Yao Ming, JC Intal, Shin Yong-rok …..

China’s basketball superstar Yao Ming has hinted that he won’t play for the FIBA-World Championship in Turkey this year. The 7-foot-6 Center who also plays for the Houston Rockets in the NBA said that he can not play competitive basketball until July, the time when the teams are on their crucial preparations. 2010 FIBA-Worlds will [...]

Star Snippets: Manny Pacquiao, Seok Hyun-jun, Ken Takahashi …..

Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao has already agreed in principle to face Joshua Clottey of Ghana on March 13. This came after the negotiations between the camps of Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather fail to agree on the drug testing protocol. Pacquiao and Clottey will most likely fight in Dallas Cowboys stadium in Texas.

Star Snippets: Bernabe Concepcion, Zhang Kai, Choi Jin-soo …..

Highly touted Filipino featherweight Bernabe Concepcion is scheduled to face Mario Santiago of Ponce, Puerto Rico. Concepcion, who turns 22 on January 20 is coming off a Disqualification loss to Steven Luevano last August 15. He took this bout as a spring board to a title fight in the featherweight division possibly in the [...]

Star Snippets: Park Ji-sung, Jiang Chen, Marvin Sonsona …..

South Korea’s Park Ji-sung was named one among the CNN Football Heroes of the Decade. Park was cited for his role of leading the Asians in the prestigious football leagues across the globe. He was the first Asian to play in the Champions League. Therein after, Asians have been starting to invade the premier leagues.

Star Snippets: AJ Banal, Wang Zhizhi, Lee Chun-soo …..

Filipino AJ Banal is scheduled to take another step forward in his career as he is set to face Cecilio Santos of Mexico on January 14. The bout will headline the card in line with the ‘Sinulog Festival’, an annual celebration in Cebu in honor of Sr. Sto. Niño. Banal is taking this bout as [...]

Star Snippets: Lionel Messi, Shunsuke Nakamura, Asi Taulava …..

FC Barcelona’s Lionel Messi of Argentina was recently named FIFA World Player of the Year. The 22-year old native of Rosario was the overwhelming favorite to win the honors after receiving 1,047 points in voting. Christiano Ronaldo came in at distant second with 352 points while Barcelona teammate Xavi Hernandez got 196 points. Messi also [...]

Star Snippets: Rodel Mayol, Hideki Matsui, Park Ji-sung …..

WBC light flyweight champion Rodel Mayol of the Philippines was recently honored in his hometown in San Fernando, Cebu. The 28-year old Mayol received his ‘Outstanding Achievement Award’ given by the municipal mayor and attended by a huge crowd of locals. Mayol won his light flyweight title by a second round TKO over highly regarded [...]

Star Snippets: Manny Pacquiao, Nonito Donaire, Jr., Chien-Ming Wang …..

Pound-for-pound king Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines confirmed to local scribes that his much anticipated bout with Floyd Mayeweather may be the last of his illustrious boxing career. Pacquiao, who debuted in 1995 has already been in 55 bouts and has compiled a record of 50-3-2 with 38 KOs. Pacquiao is also eyeing a congressional [...]

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