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

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Ardina Joins ICTSI Philippine Ladies Masters

Dottie Ardina (Photo via Spin.ph)
Dottie Ardina has confirmed her participation in the upcoming the ICSTSI Philippine Ladies Masters led by top players Lee Jeong-hwa and Lin Tzu-chi.
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Filipino Boxer Jonas Sultan Shocks African Opponent

Jonas Sultan (Photo by Ryan Songalia via Rappler.com)
Rappler reports that the Zamboanga del Norte native Jonas Sultan “scored an upset knockout win over world-rated junior bantamweight Makazole Tete on Friday, December 16 (Saturday Manila time), finishing him off in the second round at the Orient Theatre in East London, South Africa.”
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Bill Velasco: Let Foreign Students Play

Sam Ekwe helped San Beda end their 28-year title drought back in 2006. (Photo by Jenner Ong via UBelt.com)
In a Philippine Star column, Bill Velasco writes that although college basketball season is over, “the discussion over foreign student-athletes is not. The question of how long they should be allowed to play is up in the air, and there seems to be some indecision on extending their eligibility.”
Read more here.