Sports News Weekend Roundup (Week of 06 to 12 November 2016)

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Ronnie Nathanielsz passes away at 81 (Photo screengrab from Pinoy Sports Special YouTube page)

Ronnie Nathanielsz Passes Away

In a Spin.ph article, Ed Tolentino writes a touching tribute to his long-time boxing journalist partner and dear friend.
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Opening performance at the Cebu Olympics (Photo by Arnie Aclao via Sunstar.ph)

26th Cebu City Olympics Start with the Right Attitude

According to schools division superintendent Bianito Dagatan in a Sun Star report: ““Cebu City Olympics is the opportunity of the students to improve their physical well-being. The Department of Education (DepEd) commits to help with the talent identification through encouraging all schools to join.”
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Eduard Folayang (Photo via PhilStar.com)

Filipino Folayang Upsets Japanese Aoki in MMA Title Match

Philippine Star reports: “Folayang scored one of the biggest upsets in Asian mixed martial arts history by bringing down the heavily favored Aoki and snatching the lightweight title in ONE: Defending Honor at the Singapore Indoor Stadium Friday night.”
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