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Cayetano says Philippines plans to bid for 2030 Asian Games

Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano on Sunday revealed that the Philippines intends to bid for hosting rights for the 2030 Asian Games. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News JAKARTA—Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano on Sunday revealed that the Philippines intends ...

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Asian Games: Taiwan shoots into first place for gold in Asiad blow to China

Taiwanese teenager Lin Yingshin and teammate Lu Shaochuan scored a narrow victory over bitter rivals China at the shooting range of the Asian Games on Sunday. The finals venue for the 10m air rifle mixed team event in Palembang, which ...

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Beyond Asian Games, Clarkson unsure when he’ll play again for Philippines

When he got the invitation to play for the Philippines in the Asian Games, Jordan Clarkson said he wanted to be sure he was going to play and not just be sitting because of eligibility concerns. Handout JAKARTA—Jordan Clarkson is ...

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Asian Games: NAIA runway mess causes problems for PH cyclists

One Filipino rider might be forced to borrow a bike from his team mate on Monday when the 2018 Asian Games mountain bike event begins kicks off in Jakarta. This after the Trek MTB bike of John Derick Farr and ...

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Asian Games: For Pinoys in Jakarta, ‘Iba talaga ang basketball’

JAKARTA—Filipinos in this city were already preparing for the arrival of the country’s national basketball team in the 2018 Asian Games, when the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) made the heartbreaking decision to withdraw from the quadrennial competition. Plans were ...

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Asian Games: PH volleyball team bows to Thailand in opener

JAKARTA—Thailand gave the Philippine women’s volleyball team a rude welcome back to the Asian Games. The team, playing in these Games for the first time in 36 years, was swept in straight sets by the Southeast Asian powerhouse as the ...

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Indonesia opens Asian Games with explosive ceremony

Dancers perform at the opening ceremonies of the 2018 Asian Games at Gelora Bung Karno main stadium in Jakarta on Saturday. Issei Kato, Reuters Artists perform during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Asian Games at Gelora Bung Karno main ...

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Asian Games: Pinay softball players like their chances of bringing home a medal

The Philippine national softball team, playing in last year's Asian championship in Taiwan in this photo, is looking to clinch a top-3 finish in the Asian Games in Jakarta. File/Handout JAKARTA—Nothing else than a podium finish will do for the ...

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Asian Games: Philippines braces for Thailand challenge in volleyball

The Philippine women's national volleyball team will face a tough challenge when it takes on Thailand on Sunday. Camille B. Naredo, ABS-CBN News JAKARTA—The Philippine women’s volleyball team, competing in the Asian Games for the first time in 36 years, ...

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Asian Games: Host Indonesia sets target at 16 gold medals

Indonesia's taekwondo team members attend their practice session ahead of the Asian Games at Gelora Bung Karno sports complex in Jakarta Friday. Issei Kato, Reuters JAKARTA—As Indonesia gears up to host the Asian Games this month the Southeast Asian nation ...

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