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Dumaguete City, PhilippinesMonday, April 15, 2013

Button‘Sorry’ Donaire loses winning streak
ButtonMarathon champs set new records

‘Sorry’ Donaire loses
winning streak

NEW YORK – Cuba's Guillermo Rigondeaux beat Nonito Donaire by a unanimous decision yesterday in his WBA junior featherweight world title and handed the “Filipino Flash” his first loss in 12 years.

Two-time Olympic gold medal winner Rigondeaux recovered from an earlier knockdown to win the 12-round bout at Radio City Music Hall on all three judges' scorecards, 114-113, 115-112 and 116-111.

The 32-year-old Rigondeaux remained undefeated as a pro, improving to 12-0 with eight knockouts. He also took Donaire's WBO version of the belt.

Marathon champs
set new records

The champions in this year’s ten-kilometer marathon of the Panaad sa Negros Festival wowed their audience after breaking their respective records last year.

Jason Agravante of Silay City finished the race Saturday within 38 minutes and 12.5 seconds making it his fastest record since 2011.

The 24-year-old grand slam champion clocked 41 minutes and 50.05 seconds in 2012 while his 2011 record was 41 minutes and 06.09 seconds.

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