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Join the Attempt to Beat the World Record on the Most People Dribbling Basketball Simultaneously on July 21


Basketball game ranks number one in the Philippines’ most favorite sports ahead of boxing. Thus, Go For Gold, a sports corporate social responsibility (CSR) project of Powerball Marketing and Logistics Corporation, the licensee of Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) for Scratch It is campaigning for Guinness World Record Attempt for most people dribbling basketball simultaneously.

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Go For Gold will lead the attempt. It will gather over 10,000 individuals from all over the country and will break the previous world record of United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). On Sunday, July 21 at the SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds, the momentous event will happen.

Also, the program aims to promote nation-building through sports development and creating ways to encourage young individuals to pursue excellence through physical literacy.

In 2010, it was in Rafah, Gaza Strip, Palestine, when 7,556 people assembled and took part in the dribbling activity. They set the world record then. Exactly nine years later, the Philippines will attempt to beat the record.

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On June 27, the upcoming event kicked-off with a press launch with Jay Montelibano of Viva Entertainment, John Roa (the singer who sang its theme song), and Jeremy Go the PMLC Vice President for Marketing were in attendance.

On the day of the event, Scratch It ambassadors and Indak lead stars Nadine Lustre and Sam Concepcion will perform live along with some of the country’s hitmakers, such as Karencitta, This Band, ALLMO$T, and John Roa.

Go For Gold will give away kits containing freebies to the attendees on the day itself. Interested parties can now pre-register and join the Guinness World Record Attempt for FREE!

 

To register and for more information, please visit: its official site on www.goforgoldworldrecordattempt.com.

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Coach Yeng Guiao bids for a Seat in the House of Representatives


Apart from being Team Pilipinas (Gilas) and NLEX Road Warriors‘ coach, Yeng Guiao already ran as Pampanga’s vice governor for three terms. Guiao proved his commitment to serve in sports and politics alike. On April 1, NLEX Road Warriors showed their support for his Congressional bid and continue to serve the first district of Pampanga.

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Guiao is running for a Congressional seat in Pampanga’s first district. Photograph courtesy of John Michael Bueno.

According to him, Pampanga’s economic growth will benefit from his efforts.

His being a sports enthusiast, he wants to make every sport (especially the ones the country has excelled at).

“We want to promote sports with weight categories because we have a lot of talent for that. I am one of the main authors to give bigger rewards for sports winners,” he said.

Right now, 2.5% is set into law, while the remaining half goes to the President’s office and he’s the only one who challenged it.

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Both basketball players for the NLEX Road Warriors of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA), Kiefer Isaac Crisologo Ravena and Pauliasi Taulava showed support to Guiao. Photograph courtesy of John Michael Bueno.

Also, he is pushing for the continuous improvement of the Clark Airport which is in his district. These are just some of the things he wants to focus on when he gets elected.

Filipino versus Korean at Tonight’s ‘Colossal’ Fight!


After a tension-filled press conference on Wednesday, September 26, the featherweight showdown between two equally strong fighters—top Filipino pick Mark ‘Mugen’ Striegl versus South Korean’s defending URCC Global Featherweight Champion Do Gyeom Lee is happening tonight at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, 7pm.

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The ‘colossal’ fight between two gorgeous and fierce men is the main event of the Universal Reality Combat Championship (URCC) Global Featherweight Championship Bout. Both Striegl and Lee are of the same height, weight and age as  well. They are perfect for the said match.

Also, this year, the URCC marks its foray towards global domination in the mixed martial arts (MMA) scene with the creation of URCC Global. Arnold Vegafria stand as the new chairman and said sports competition was founded by Filipino-Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt Alvin Aguilar; with an inaugural event at the Casino Filipino Amphitheater in Parañaque City in November 2002.

The event will also feature some of the country’s best MMA fighters, including four female competition and a three-on-three match-up.

URCC’s ‘Colossal’ is presented by Global Crypto Offering Exchange (GCOX) with sponsors like Phoenix Petroleum, Bench, Red Horse Beer, Cobra Energy Drink and SEDA Hotel. Tickets are available at the Smart Araneta Coliseum and TicketNet with telephone number (632) 911-5555.

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