SPORTS NEWS WEEKEND ROUNDUP (WEEK OF 06 to 12 SEPTEMBER 2015)

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After Big Loss versus Uzbekistan, Azkals Face North Korea Next

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Photo by AFP via interaksyon.com

After a 5-1 loss to FIBA Asia’s overall sixth ranked team Uzbekistan, the Philippine national men’s football team’s next challenge is to face North Korea at their home stadium on October 8.

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NSAC: Mayweather Took Performance-Enhancing Drugs Before Pacquiao Fight

Photo from Reuters via BBC Sport
Photo from Reuters via BBC Sport

On the eve before the fight last May against Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather, Jr. took intravenous drip of saline and vitamins, which the US Anti-Doping Agency permitted, but only the Nevada State Athletic Commission could have approved, according to their statement.

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UE Rookie Batiller’s Stellar Performance versus NU was for Lost Loved One

Photo by Tristan Tamayo via Inquirer
Photo by Tristan Tamayo via Inquirer

According to Inquirer, “Von Batiller went nuts against defending champions National University in the Red Warriors’ 76-71 victory while playing through the grief of losing a close family member.”

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