SPORTS NEWS WEEKEND ROUNDUP (WEEK OF 21 TO 28 JUNE 2015)

weekend news roundup


2015 FIBA Asia Championship: Gilas Grouped with Kuwait and Palestine

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FIBA Photo via interaksyon.com

Interaktv.ph reports: “Gilas Pilipinas was drawn with Middle East teams Kuwait and Palestine — not really known to have strong basketball teams — and a squad from East Asia yet to be determined in Group B of the 16-team tournament slated from September 23 to October 3.”

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Update on Luisito Espinosa’s Unpaid Purses Amounting to Over P5 Million

Photo via spin.ph
Photo via spin.ph
According to Games and Amusements Board chairman Ramon Guanzon, it would be better for former two-time world champion Luisito Espinosa to opt for an out-of-court settlement on the unpaid purses owed him during his 1997 World Boxing Council (WBC) featherweight championship match that has amounted to US$130,349 (around P5.7 million) plus interest.
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Azkals Working Hard to Reach World Cup Dream

Photo by Ruel Rosello via sunstar.com.ph
Photo by Ruel Rosello via sunstar.com.ph
“For as long as we play the way we are playing, play a better tempo and having less mistakes, we will not just conquer the other teams but also the non-believers,” said Palami.
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