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The RP Blu Boys does the CebuanaLhuillier pose at the awarding ceremonies of the Makassar Open.

RP Blu Boys bag bronze in Indonesia’s Makassar Open

The RP Blu Boys has succeeded in making a podium finishat the Makassar Open International Men and Women Softball Tournament in Makassar, Indonesia. The Philippine national men’s softball teamtook third place with a 7-3 slate behind New Zealand (9-1) and Lakidende (7-3) who will both slug it out in the finals.

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Australia kangaroo attack leaves three hurt

Three members of an Australian family used a broom and a shovel to fight off a rare attack by a large kangaroo that left all of them injured, one seriously.

Batang Gilas (FIBA Images)

FIBA U18 Asia Live Stream: Batang Gilas PH vs Australia [WATCH]

FIBA Under-18 Asian Championships match between the Batang Gilas – Philippines and Australia being played at the Nonthaburi, Stadium 29.

Japan U18 (FIBA Images)

FIBA U18 Asia Live Stream: Australia vs Japan [WATCH]

FIBA Under-18 Asian Championships match between Australia and Japan being played at the Nonthaburi, Stadium 29.

Australia U18 team (FIBA Images)

FIBA U18 Asia Live Stream: Australia vs Thailand [WATCH]

FIBA Under-18 Asian Championships Group C match between Australia and host Thailand currently being played at the Nonthaburi, Stadium 29.

Gilas Pilipinas Center Andray Blatche goes after Daniel Kickert during the PH vs. AUS FIBA match (photo by Peter Paul Baltazar)

FIBA issues hefty fines, suspensions for PH-AUS brawl

The FIBA Disciplinary Panel on Thursday announced its decision to suspend 13 players and 2 coaches as well as to impose fines and other sanctions on the national federations of Philippines and Australia. FIBA has also suspended the officiating crew of the game.

Gilas Pilipinas (photo by Peter Paul Baltazar)

Cadets, Old and New Faces Gilas Pilipinas May Need

FIBA has yet to reveal the sanctions for the players involved in the unfortunate Gilas Pilipinas vs Australia Boomers brawl that happened last July 2. Regardless, most speculate that there will be suspensions or even bans.

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Australia buys high-tech drones to monitor South China Sea, Pacific

Australia will invest Aus$7 billion (US$5.2 billion) to develop and buy high-tech US drones for joint military operations and to monitor waters including the South China Sea, it said Tuesday.

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Shark attack forces suspension of World Surf Tour event

A professional surfing event off Western Australia was briefly suspended Monday after a shark attack nearby.

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Expert says major eruption in Papua New Guinea could be soon

Seismic activity beneath a Papua New Guinea volcano could mean that a major eruption was imminent, a scientist said Thursday.