SPORTS NEWS WEEKEND ROUNDUP (WEEK OF 30 AUGUST to 05 SEPTEMBER 2015)

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2 Filipinos Win Silver in the Asian Boxing Championships

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Rogen Ladon | ABAP Photo via interaksyon.com
Light-flyweight Rogen Ladon and welterweight Eumir Felix Marcial end their respective campaigns representing the country in the ASBC Asian Boxing Championships with gallant runner-up performances in Bangkok, Thailand last Thursday.
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jones cupGilas Pilipinas Bags Silver in Jones Cup

The Philippine national men’s basketball team Gilas Pilipinas dominated Chinese Taipei Team B in their final gamethis Saturday, with the score 96-67, securing a silver finish in the 37th Jones Cup in Taiwan.
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Perlas Pilipinas Gain Level 1 Promotion for 2017 FIBA Asia Women’s Championship

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Photo from FIBA.com via Rappler
The Philippine national women’s basketball team Perlas Pilipinas beat India, 82-76, in the FIBA Asia Women’s Championship last Friday to earn a promotion to tier 1, joining the best women’s teams in Asia, including Japan, China, Chinese Taipei and South Korea.

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