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Dumaguete City, PhilippinesWednesday, July 11, 2012

ButtonBermejo beats USA champ in World Taekwondo Expo
ButtonBoston squeaks past Watchmen in cagefest
ButtonJapan donates football equipment
ButtonSingle fun bowlfest at Top’s Alley tonight
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Bermejo beats USA champ
in World Taekwondo Expo

London-bound Irene Therese Bermejo made her mark in international taekwondo when she beat Angelica Guting of the USA junior national team in the finweight category of the 6th World Taekwondo Culture Expo in Korea yesterday.

Seeing action in the A-Match Advance Division, Bermejo prevailed over Guting after three rounds, 3-1; 6-9; 19-15. En route to the championship round, she prevailed over Australian national team member Benecia Cheong, 21-5.

In the last 40 seconds of the third round, Guting was ahead by five points when Bermejo launched a powerful axe and two roundhouse kicks that knocked down Guting.

Boston squeaks past
Watchmen in cagefest

Down by seven points with less than a minute left in the game, Boston Finance pulled off an 88-87 victory over Watchmen Daily Journal to improve its record in the 1st PROBAC/LNA7 Invitational Basketball Tournament, Monday night at the West Negros University gym.

The Watchmen had the chance to ice the game as Donald Quilantang had the ball in the dying seconds, but his attempt failed to go in as the time expired.

Boston took the half at 48-38, behind Jerald Abrot’s 14 points and Arvie Chua and Yan Dy’s combined 17 points, while Cesar Tan, Taboy Corriente and Winne Alvarez scored eight points each for Watchmen.

Japan donates
football equipment

The Provincial Government of Negros Occidental received football items and supplies donated by JEB Entertainment Co. Ltd. of Japan intended for the development of football sport in the grassroots level in the province, a press release from the Capitol said.

Provincial Sports Coordinator and Executive Assistant to the Governor, Angel Verdeflor said that four boxes of football items and supplies arrived from Japan, recently.

Expressing his gratitude to donor Sugao Kambe, technical director of JEB Entertainment, in a letter, Gov. Alfredo Marañon said the equipment will greatly help football athletes in the province and encourage competition among the youth, the press release said.

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