Sports News Weekend Roundup (Week of 08 to 14 November 2015)

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Philippine Gold Medalist to Receive P10 Million Reward

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As authored and sponsored by Senator Sonny Angara, Republic Act 10699 aims to increase the amount of cash incentives given to winning national athletes, coaches, and trainers, as well as athletes with disabilities.

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Ateneo de Cebu Wins U-15 STC Futsal Cup Title

Photo via Sunstar.com.ph
Photo via Sunstar.com.ph

According to Sun Star: “Sacred Heart School-Ateneo de Cebu bagged the Under-15 crown of the 1st St. Theresa’s College Futsal Cup at the STC Gym last Friday with a 3-2 win over top seed San Roque FC.”

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Philippines is Lone Asian Country Bidding to Host Rio Qualifier

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Gilas Pilipinas | Photo by Nuki Sabio

Joining the Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Serbia and Turkey, the Philippines is the only Asian country bidding to host one of three wildcard legs that FIBA is staging in July for a spot in Rio de Janeiro Olympics in August 2016 after Iran backed out of the race recently.

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