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‘Developing Toughness in Today’s Athletes’ Webinar with Olympic Gold Medalist Bo Hanson

Anyone is invited to join this webinar for FREE! WHEN: Monday, January 23rd at 8pm EST (USA) WHERE: Use this link to register today at no cost: http://eepurl.com/cxYi0D HOW: When you register you will be sent a link to join, including handouts for the webinar. PRESENTER: Bo Hanson, Coaching Consultant (4x Olympian and 3x Olympic Medalist) HOSTED BY: True North Sports TOPIC: …

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A Look Back at the US Sports Envoy Program (Part 1)

Manila – Baguio – Manila  by Eric Hodgson Last year, USA Volleyball sent a couple of coaches over to the Philippine Islands for one week to work with some organizations looking to expand volleyball and its life lessons into their athletes, schools, and communities. For both coaches, it was a life changing experience. So USAV …

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Sports News Weekend Roundup (Week of 27 November to 03 December 2016)

          2016 Powerman Duathlon to Take Place Today Sun Star reports that the 2016 Powerman Duathlon will be held today in Clark Freeport Zone, in Pampanga and will be joined by 3 Cebu natives. “The duathletes are Joland Olmilla of Mandaue City, Mischelle Gilbuena who hails from Bantayan Island, and Chobie Dueñas …

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Sports News Weekend Roundup (Week of 11 to 17 September 2016)

        PH’s Medina on Winning Bronze at the Rio Paralympics Inquirer reports: “Medina, one of five Filipino entries in the Games for differently abled athletes, subdued Germany’s Juliane Wolf in straight sets, 11-5, 11-6, 11-7, in the bronze-medal round of the women’s individual table tennis Class 8 on Monday night.” Read more here. Pinoy …

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Sports News Weekend Roundup (Week of 28 August to 03 September 2016)

Jerwin Ancajas Wins IBF Title Versus Puerto Rican Fighter Inquirer reports: “Jerwin Ancajas pulled off a stunner on Saturday by dominating McJoe Arroyo to snatch the IBF super flyweight championship via unanimous decision at the Jurado Hall in Taguig City.” Read more here. – UAAP Season 79 Men’s Senior Basketball Tournament Opens Rappler provides a …

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Sports News Weekend Roundup (Week of 21 to 27 August 2016)

Japoy Lizardo on Leaving a Legacy The Filipino Taekwondo champ talks about his love for the sport and how it has shaped him to win in life. Read more here. – Where Association of Boxing Alliances of the Philippines Went Wrong According to the Inquirer article, national sports development guru Dr. Aparicio Mequi explained: “Data show that …

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Sports News Weekend Roundup (Week of 14 to 20 August 2016)

Kirstie Alora Loses to Moroccan Opponent, Bows Out of Rio Olympics Filipina taekwondo jin Kirstie Alora comes up short against her Moroccan opponent Wiam Dislam, losing at 5-7 in the women’s repechage for a chance to fight for bronze medal. Read more here. – Philippine Basketball’s “The Maestro” Baby Dalupan Passes Away The Philippine basketball community mourns …

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Sports News Weekend Roundup (24 to 30 July 2016)

Chinese Club Offering Castro P14M to Play in CBA According to Inquirer, a Chinese team in the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) league is willing to pay Jason Castro P14M to play for them for five months, excluding won-game bonuses and perks. Read more here. – Pinoy Weightlifters Continue Preparations for Rio Olympics PH representatives Nestor Colonia and …

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