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Dumaguete City, PhilippinesTuesday, January 3, 2012

ButtonSilay woodpusher bags 3 gold medals
ButtonAussie 5 sets friendly games

Silay woodpusher
bags 3 gold medals

FIDE Master Sander Severino of Silay City, Negros Occidental, won  three gold medals in the chess category in the 6th Asean Para Games held in Solo, Indonesia, recently,  press release from Silay City said.

Severino said  his father,  Saul,  and mother, Ninfa,  are his inspiration. When he was 5 years old, he used to watch his father play chess, the press release said.

He  thanked Silay City Mayor Jose Montelibano and the Sports Committee of Silay  for  their   support.

Aussie 5 sets friendly games

The Sports Ambassadors Australian Basketball Team from Perth, Western Australia, in cooperation with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes will be in  Negros  tomorrow until January 11.

Pastor Gary Visitacion, national sports director of Sports Ambassadors Philippines, said “We are looking forward to come and visit Negros province this coming January 2012. We know  the Negrenses are very warm people and we are excited to play basketball with the  collegiate  and barangay teams in the area,” a press release from organizers said.

The Australia basketball team will play the Dumaguete City Selection team tomorrow, 6 p.m. at the Dumaguete City Public Plaza.

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