TODAY'S HEADLINES

Duterte admin eyes P8.2-T spending budget for infra projects in next 6 years 27-Sep-16, 9:44 PM | Jelly F. Musico, Philippines News Agency

WET WEDNESDAY | MMDA lists flooded routes, fields military trucks for commuters 28-Sep-16, 7:12 AM | Clara Masinag, InterAksyon.com

Gunrunning ring led by Sulu politician supplied arms to Abu Sayyaf, warlords - PNP 27-Sep-16, 9:20 AM | Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.com | News5 Video Report by France Noguera

WATCH | 'Humbled' Espino accepts President Duterte's apology 27-Sep-16, 6:01 PM | Philippines News Agency | JV Arcena, News5

World's first baby born from 3-parent technique: report 28-Sep-16, 6:53 AM | Agence France-Presse

Singapore accuses Chinese paper of fabricating South China Sea story 28-Sep-16, 12:12 AM | Ben Blanchard, Reuters

National

Philippine practical shooters return home with 30 golds, 22 silvers, 10 bronzes

The returning champions, 4 March 2013. ERIC APOLONIO/InterAksyon.com

InterAksyon.com
The online news portal of TV5

MANILA - Members of the Philippine Practical Shooters Association (PPSA) that won the 2013 Austra-Asia shooting championship held from February 26 to March 2, 2013 in Roturua, New Zealand returned home Monday.

The team collected a total of 62 medals - 30 golds, 22 silvers, and 10 bronzes, and won the over-all championship.

The 52-member contingent, headed by PPSA Secretary General Rosendo Castro Jr., arrived at the NAIA terminal 1 on board China Airlines via Taipei flight CI 701. Only two women are members of the team.

Practical shooting is the fastest growing shooting sport in the world. Combining the elements of speed, power, and accuracy, it is a venue that seeks to develop and test an individual's shooting skills in a controlled sporting environment, PPSA secretary general Bodgie Castro told newsmen in an interview at the terminal’s VIP room.

 

advertisement
OTHER NATIONAL STORIES
BREAKING NEWS