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Russia loses appeal against Paralympics ban

ZURICH - Russia has lost its appeal against its ban from next month's Rio Paralympics because of a state-sponsored doping program, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Tuesday.

JRU strikes third win in a row, buries Letran in OT

MANILA, Philippines -- Streaking Jose Rizal University continued with its giant-killing ways as the Heavy Bombers took down the slumping defending champion Letran Knights, 75-68, in overtime on Tuesday for their third straight win in the 92nd NCAA seniors basketball competition at The Arena in San Juan.

Phoenix's Tolomia wins D-League MVP honors

Mike Tolomia of the Phoenix Accelerators was named the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the 2016 PBA D-League Foundation Cup on Tuesday at the Alonte Sports Arena in Biñan, Laguna.

Fellow PBA players voice support for Cardona

Local ballers voiced their support for NLEX’s Mac Cardona who was rushed to the hospital two days ago after apparently committing suicide.

WATCH: Abueva plays 'Pak Ganern' game

He may be a "Beast" on the hardcourt, but Alaska's Calvin Abueva also knows how to have fun outside basketball.

Bulanadi shoots San Sebastian past San Beda

San Sebastian leaned on the late-game heroics of Allyn Bulanadi to stun San Beda, 72-71, and boost its flagging Final Four hopes in the NCAA Season 92 men's basketball tournament on Tuesday at the Arena in San Juan.

Estrella shines in fourth, Mapua gets back on winning track

MANILA, Philippines -- Mapua guard Andrew Estrella torched Lyceum of the Philippines in the fourth quarter leading the Cardinals to a 90-75 win Tuesday in the 92nd NCAA seniors basketball competition at The Arena in San Juan.

Guiao concerned over Rain or Shine's lack of chemistry

The Rain or Shine Elasto Painters remain in contention for a playoffs spot in the 2016 PBA Governors' Cup but head coach Yeng Guiao is admittedly concerned over their subpar performances so far in the tournament.

EGS Elite reigns anew in NBA 3X Philippines

Filipino basketball fans at the SM Mall of Asia Music Hall were treated to a display of impressive 3-on-3 basketball at the 2016 NBA 3X Philippines on Sunday, highlighted by EGS-Elite's four-peat in the men's open division.

Phoenix eyes sweep of Tanduay in D-League Finals

The Phoenix Accelerators are looking to complete a sweep of the season's championships when they take on the Tanduay Rhum Masters in Game 2 of the PBA D-League Foundation Cup Finals on Tuesday at the Alonte Sports Arena in Biñan, Laguna.