SPORTS NEWS WEEKEND ROUNDUP (WEEK OF 25 TO 31 MAY 2015)

weekend news roundup


World Champ Efren “Bata” Reyes Leads the Philippine Billiards Team in Upcoming SEA Games

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Photo by Doha Stadium Plus Qatar | CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons.

Team Philippines looks to dominate the sport in the 28th Southeast Asian Games as it sends a formidable team, which has the current World No. 1 in Carlo Biado, two-time world champ and Hall of Famer Efren “Bata” Reyes, former World 8-Ball champion Dennis Orcullo and two-time women’s world champion Rubilen Amit, leading the pack.

Full story here.


Cebu Batted Sports’ Future Gets Boost

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Finishing strong. Kids under the summer sports program for baseball got to play with new equipment from a patron during their culminating tournament. These will be used for future trainings under Dionisio Bacarisas. (sun.star file)

At the conclusion of the Batted Sports Summer Tournament for kids last weekend, former athlete Robertino Solon gave away new equipment in support of the grassroots session of Barangay Punta, where the successful tournament was held.

Full story here.


Philippine Fencing Contingent Aims for 5 Golds

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Not to be overlooked throughout the tournament, the Richard Gomez-monitored fencing team has set a big target of at least five gold medals in the 28th SEA Games this coming June. The PH squad has been consistent in bagging golds in the last five SEA Games it had participated in since 2003.

Full story here.