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2015 national games kick off in Tagum City

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2015 national games kick off in Tagum City


Palarong Pambansa 2015 officially kicked off in Tagum City, Davao Del Norte on Sunday, May 3. But before the formal ceremonies, the entire Davao del Norte Sports and Tourism Complex witnessed the long-awaited bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao. After watching the match, the young athletes immediately shifted focus to the competition they have to take part in. One of the events that started early is Athletics. Delegates from 17 regions of the country who are set to compete in the national games. Days before the opening, they were asked to contribute to the local community by planting trees and collecting plastic containers in their respective billeting areas. Some volunteered to do extra charity work as they sacrificed their meriendas to feed local children.

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