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Bacolod City, Philippines Friday, May 30, 2014

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ButtonNietes sets eyes on next division title
ButtonNat’l Palaro medalists receive cash incentives
ButtonJast streaks past Sweet Crystal, JSY Transport beats Huminova


Nietes sets eyes
on next division title

World Boxing Organization reigning light flyweight champion   Donnie “Ahas” Nietes said yesterday  he is giving himself  two or three more fights to defend his light flyweight before moving up in weight  to  the next division.

Before his successful foray in the light flyweight territory, with the rare distinction of being named as The Ring Light Flyweight World Champion, Nietes held the WBO minimumweight title for more than three years before moving up in weight.  

Nietes, who was honored in Murcia yesterday as the town’s boxing hero, said he wants to have a crack at  the flyweight title and  is setting his eyes on fighting the current WBO and WBA champions Juan Francisco Estrada and Roman Gonzalez, the current WBA light flyweight titlist and former WBA minimumweight champion.

Nat’l Palaro medalists
receive cash incentives

Negros Occidental Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr. led the presentation of cash incentives to Palarong Pambansa 2014 medalists from the province at the Capitol Social Hall yesterday.

A total of P670,000 was given to Negrense athletes who won gold, silver, and bronze medals for the Western Visayas team in the national palaro.

The governor assured the athletes in his message of his continued support and encouraged them to do better in the next competitions.

Jast streaks past Sweet Crystal,
JSY Transport beats Huminova

The Sweet Crystal rally fell short as Jast Enterprises held on to a 98-91 victory in the Fil-Sino All Asian Coutertrade Inc. 1st conference Inter-Company Basketball Tournament at Tay Tung High School Po Hang Gym, Tuesday in Bacolod City.

In the curtain raiser JSY Transport played steadier in the payoff quarter to cruise past Huminova Tigers, 79-72.

Sweet Crystal started the game with a lot of promise as they established a double digit lead 31-17 propelled by Carl John Oquindo and Jubert Katalbas.

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