SPORTS NEWS WEEKEND ROUNDUP (WEEK OF 14 TO 20 JUNE 2015)

weekend news roundup


5 Filipino Surfers Compete in the Asian Surfing Championship Tour in Bali

Asian Surfing Championships by Tim Hain via interasksyon.com
Asian Surfing Championships by Tim Hain via interasksyon.com

Five of the country’s best surfers will be joining the Quicksilver Canggu Challenge, an Asian Surfing Championship-sanctioned competition in Bali, Indonesia this weekend.

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What’s Wrong with Having Fil-Foreign Athletes, Says Juico Amid SEAG Criticisms

Photo by AP via spin.ph
Photo by AP via spin.ph

Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (Patafa) president Philip Ella Juico is defending the Association’s move to field Fil-foreign athletes to improve the performance of the athletics team in the recent SEA Games. “Why all of a sudden discriminating and frowning on this? Pilipino pa rin ‘yan,” the former Philippine Sports Commission chairman added.

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28th Southeast Asian Games: Philippines Sports’ Winning Moments

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Photo via thesocialstandard.net

A summary published in The Social Standard on the Philippine contingent’s performance in the recently concluded SEA Games, where the country won a total of 131 medals: 29 gold, 36 silver, and 66 bronze.

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