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Sports News Weekend Roundup (Week of 25 September to 01 October 2016)

        – Filipino Nurse Finishes 247-km Spartathlon Filipino nurse Rolando Espina, Jr. ran for 33 hours to finish the 247-kilometer Spartathlon last September 30 to October 1, in Sparta, Greece. He had the privilege to raise the Philippine flag beside the statue of Greek warrior Leonidas. Read more here. – Fil-Am John Dodson Falls …

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Sports News Weekend Roundup (Week of 14 to 20 August 2016)

Kirstie Alora Loses to Moroccan Opponent, Bows Out of Rio Olympics Filipina taekwondo jin Kirstie Alora comes up short against her Moroccan opponent Wiam Dislam, losing at 5-7 in the women’s repechage for a chance to fight for bronze medal. Read more here. – Philippine Basketball’s “The Maestro” Baby Dalupan Passes Away The Philippine basketball community mourns …

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Sports News Weekend Roundup (24 to 30 July 2016)

Chinese Club Offering Castro P14M to Play in CBA According to Inquirer, a Chinese team in the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) league is willing to pay Jason Castro P14M to play for them for five months, excluding won-game bonuses and perks. Read more here. – Pinoy Weightlifters Continue Preparations for Rio Olympics PH representatives Nestor Colonia and …

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Sports News Weekend Roundup (Week of 15 to 21 November 2015)

Pinoy Weightlifter Wins Bronze in World Championships Nestor Colonia increases his 2016 Rio Olympics bid after winning the bronze medal in clean-and-jerk 56-kg. Division of the 2016 World Weightlifting Championships in Texas this week. Read more here. PH Swimmers Aim for SEA Comeback Inquirer Sports reports: “Denied of victory last year in Singapore, Filipino swimmers shoot for …

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