SPORTS NEWS WEEKEND ROUNDUP (WEEK OF 27 SEPTEMBER to 03 OCTOBER 2015)
What’s Next for Gilas Pilipinas After FIBA Asia
Despite failing to get the gold in the FIBA Asia Championship against China yesterday, Gilas will still have a chance to earn a slot in the 2016 Rio Olympics, as the other three semifinalists (Iran, Japan and Philippines) have earned tickets to join one of three FIBA qualifying tournaments happening in July 2016.
Pinoy Surfer Triumphs in 21st
Siargao International Surfing Cup
Siargao’s own 18-year-old surfing ace John Mark Tokong bagged his first ever world qualifying series title in the 21st Siargao International Surf Cup, a tournament sanctioned by the World Surfing League and the Asian Surfing Championships.
Baldwin: Gilas Fought for the Country
Inquirer interviews Gilas head coach Tab Baldwin right after the match against China: “They fought extremely hard, they fought for the country. They didn’t fight for me.”
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