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Pacquiao to skip Rio, knocking out Philippines' best chance for gold

Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 05:50

Manila

BOXING legend Manny Pacquiao said on Friday that he would skip the Rio Olympics even if professionals were allowed to compete, knocking out the Philippines' best chance of winning its first gold medal.

Pacquiao, who was this month elected to his country's Senate and harbours