Sports News Roundup for 1 to 7 January 2017

SBP Bids to Host 2017 Seaba Championship

SBP President Al Panlilio (Jerome Ascano/Spin.ph)

Spin.ph reports that SBP has already “forwarded a formal intention to Seaba organizers to host the competition which serves as a qualifier for the 2017 Fiba Asia Cup.”

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NSAs Predict Sea Games Medal Turnout for PH Team

Kyla Richardson winning the 100m in the last SEA Games (Inquirer.net File Photo)

According to a Philippine Star article, “Athletics chief Philip Ella Juico is looking at 10 gold medals but added, ‘many things can still happen from now until the SEA Games.’”

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Mindanao Peace Games Organizers to Meet this January

Mindanao Peace Games chief convenor Noli Ayo of the Ateneo de Davao University and Blue Knights Track League organizer Airnel Abarra at the Davao Sportswriter Association Forum (Seth delos Reyes/Sunstar.com.ph)

Sun Star reports: Ateneo de Davao University will host the Mindanao Peace Games Leadership Group Meeting on January 16 and 17 at its Jacinto campus.

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