ZAMBOANGA City is set to erect a statue in honor of Hidilyn Diaz following her gold-medal win in the Tokyo Olympics.City councilor Elbert Atilano confirmed the development in an interview with Peter Lucas on Radyo Pilipinas 2.Atilano is also ...
Jul 29, 2021
MALMO - After weeks of vandalism, the statue of Zlatan Ibrahimovic has finally been overturned.The 500-kilogram monument, which is located outside Malmo's soccer stadium, was cut off at the feet, causing it to topple over onto a wire fence ...
Jan 5, 2020
MALMO, Sweden - The statue of Swedish soccer star Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been the target of more vandalism.This time, its nose has been chopped off.Ibrahimovic angered fans of his boyhood club, Malmo, last month when he bought a stake in one ...
Dec 23, 2019
NBA
CAMDEN, N.J. - The Philadelphia 76ers will honor Charles Barkley with a statue along their Legends Walk outside their practice facility in Camden.The statue will be unveiled on Sept. 13. It will join other Sixers legends including Wilt Chamberlain, Maurice Cheeks, ...
Sep 6, 2019
NBA
DALLAS - Dirk Nowitzki cried near midcourt when the second quarter was about to resume.The Dallas Mavericks star nearly jumped for joy with a huge smile on his face after a rare dunk prompted thunderous applause from a crowd celebrating the final ...
Apr 10, 2019
PBA
PBA great Avelino 'Samboy' Lim has become one of a few Filipino basketball players to have a statue erected in his honor.On Sunday, the Valenzuela city government, through Rep. Eric Martinez, unveiled a statue honoring the beloved 'Skywalker&# ...
Nov 11, 2018
NBA
LOS ANGELES - The Lakers unveiled a statue of Elgin Baylor on Friday (Saturday, Manila time).Baylor's statue became the sixth that decorates the front of Staples Center, joining Shaquille O'Neal, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Magic Johnson, Jerry West and ...
Apr 7, 2018
NBA
CLEVELAND - An Ohio artist has created an three-kilogram bust of NBA star LeBron James - out of lint.Sandy Buffie said she used 113 liters of lint, 11 liters of glue and various recycled materials to create the sculpture she's ...
Jun 9, 2017
NBA
SHAQUILLE O'Neal was almost speechless as he gave basketball fans a sneak peek on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) of his new statue that will be unveiled in Los Angeles on Friday. The larger-than-life statue of O'Neal, who won ...
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Mar 23, 2017
NBA
SHAQUILLE O'Neal is set to join the elite sports icons of Los Angeles as the Lakers will unveil a larger-than-life statue of the NBA legend and Basketball Hall of Famer at the STAPLES Center before the team's game ...
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Dec 21, 2016
NOW Donnie 'Ahas' Nietes is in the company of 'Rocky,' the 'Golden Boy,' the 'Flash,' and the 'Pacman.'The longest reigning Filipino world boxing champion had a life-sized statue built in his honor in his hometown Murcia, Negros Occidental last ...
Jul 21, 2016
NBA
ATLANTA (AP) - Dominique Wilkins said his statue unveiled by the Atlanta Hawks means "we have history here now."The granite sculpture unveiled on Thursday, which stands 13 ½ feet tall and weighs 18,500 pounds, captures Wilkins taking off for a dunk, holding ...
Mar 6, 2015
JOHANNESBURG - South Africa has been allowed to move its next African Cup of Nations qualifier to the hometown of slain national team captain Senzo Meyiwa as a tribute.South African Football Association President Danny Jordaan made the announcement on Thursday (Friday, Manila ...
Oct 31, 2014
PHILADELPHIA - Joe Frazier's statue has found new life on the two-year anniversary of the former heavyweight champion's death.Frazier's statue was set to be erected by spring 2014 at an entertainment complex near Philadelphia' ...
Nov 8, 2013
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