The MVP Sports Foundation (MVPSF) held a turnover ceremony to formally hand over a total of P18.5M to Olympic boxers of the Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP).

The amount included PHP5 million each to Tokyo 2020 Olympic silver medalists Nesthy Petecio and Carlo Paalam, PHP2 million to Olympic bronze medalist Eumir Marcial, PHP500,000 to Olympian Irish Magno through the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC), and P6M to the ABAP coaches.

At the ceremony held at the Meralco Lighthouse Restaurant were MVPSF Chairman Manny V. Pangilinan, POC President Abraham Tolentino, MVPSF President Alfredo S. Panlilio, MVPSF Trustee and ABAP

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On a sunny Sydney morning, Rohan Browning broke fast with cricket legend Steve Waugh for some pearls of wisdom ahead of the biggest race of his life.

Sprinter Browning will become the first Australian male in 17 years to contest the Olympic 100m at the Tokyo Games, with Josh Ross the last in 2004.

A dash has almost nothing in common with marathon of patience that is Test cricket. Browning is the first admit they’re on different ends of the spectrum.

But having an Australian icon in his corner means the world to the 23-year-old as he looks to make

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Cathy Breen, a Democrat from Falmouth, represents District 25 in the Maine Senate. Patrick Corey, a Republican from Windham represents District 25 in the Maine House of Representatives.

When we closed our doors to protect the health and safety of our communities last year, what was left open for us? The outdoors. Thousands of Mainers found peace and joy hiking, biking, fishing, hunting, birding, snowmobiling and exploring conserved places across our state. Yet,

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Luka Doncic guided Slovenia to its first Olympic basketball berth with a triple-double in a 96-85 win over host Lithuania in the final of a last-chance qualifying tournament.

Doncic, the All-NBA guard for the Dallas Mavericks, tallied 31 points, 11 rebounds and 13 assists to catapult the former Yugoslav republic to the Tokyo Games.

Slovenia won the 2017 European Championship, after never placing better than fourth previously, with an 18-year-old Doncic making the all-tournament team. But it did not qualify for the 2019 FIBA World Cup, leaving this week’s tournament in Kaunas as its lone path to Olympic qualification.

Slovenia,

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Compact will provide certainty for water users, boost economy, protect irrigators’ rights

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Jon Tester introduced the last Montana Tribal water rights settlement to the United States Senate — the The Gros Ventre and Assiniboine Tribes of the Fort Belknap Indian Community Water Rights Settlement Act of 2021.

The Fort Belknap Indian Community (FBIC) water rights settlement will ratify the FBIC water compact with the State of Montana, establish resources for critical water infrastructure development, provide for Tribal and non-Tribal irrigation rights, and return sacred FBIC lands to federal trust. Tester first introduced the settlement in

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