Sports News Weekend Roundup (Week of 04 to 10 September 2016)

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Gilas Pilipinas (Photo from Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas via Interaksyon.com)
Gilas Pilipinas (Photo from Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas via Interaksyon.com)

Gilas 5.0 Falls Short in First Game at the FIBA Asia Challenge
The newly assembled Gilas Pilipinas couldn’t overcome the height disadvantage against India, losing 91-83 in their debut game at the Fiba Asia Challenge.

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Grandmaster Eugene Torre (Photo via Baku Chess Olympiad Official Twitter Account @bakuchessol2016)
Grandmaster Eugene Torre (Photo via Baku Chess Olympiad Official Twitter Account @bakuchessol2016)

PH Chess Teams Hit a Snag in 42nd Chess Olympiad
Inquirer reports that both the men’s and women’s chess teams from the Philippines got derailed in the seventh round of the tournament in Baku, Azerbaijan last Friday.

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Kevin Ingreso (Photo by Bob Guerrero via Rappler.com)
Kevin Ingreso (Photo by Bob Guerrero via Rappler.com)

Azkals Upset Kyrgyzstan in FIFA Friendly
On Tuesday, the 153rd seed Azkals won via goals from Misagh Bahadoran and Kevin Ingreso, over the 105th seeded Kyrgyz squad, ending the friendly match 2-1, in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

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