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Asian Games recap (August 29): After skateboarding glory, boxing gold next?

Margielyn Didal celebrates winning the gold medal in the skateboarding competition in Palembang, Indonesia on Wednesday. 2018 Asian Games website Margielyn Didal bet big on herself in the 2018 Asian Games and won a gold medal and boatloads of cash ...

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Asian Games: POC president hails Didal's 'daredevil performance'

Margielyn Didal of the Philippines competes in the women's street skateboard finals at JSC SkateBoard Stadium in Palembang, Indonesia. Edgar Su, Reuters JAKARTA — Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Ricky Vargas on Wednesday heaped praise upon skateboarding sensation Margie Didal, ...

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Can Pinay SEA Games judo champ take her dominance to Asian Games level?

Kiyomi Watanabe of the Philippines will see if she can parlay her Southeast Asian dominance in judo into continental success. File/PSC media pool JAKARTA—Three-time Southeast Asian Games champion Kiyomi Watanabe and three other Filipino judokas begin their campaign in the ...

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Asian Games: Almohaidib Abad wins pencak silat bronze for PH's 16th medal

JAKARTA — (UPDATED) Almohaidib Abad bagged another bronze medal for the Philippines on Wednesday morning, after placing third in the men’s single finals in pencak silat. Performing fourth, the 18-year-old from General Santos City garnered a score of 455, good ...

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Asian Games: Eumir Marcial win assures third medal for Filipino boxers

Filipino boxer Eumir Felix Marcial defeated South Korea's Jinjea Kim to march to the semifinals of the 75-kilograms weight division in the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta on Wednesday. (More details to come.) (For more sports coverage, visit the ABS-CBN ...

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Asian Games: Twins make it a double sister act in Jakarta synchro final

Gold medalists Jiang Wenwen and Jiang Tingting of China, silver medalists Yukiko Inui and Megumu Yoshida of Japan and bronze medalists Yekaterina Nemich and Alexandra Nemich of Kazakhstan celebrate. Athit Perawongmetha, Reuters JAKARTA – Two sets of twins stood on ...

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Asian Games: Another boxer assured of bronze as Paalam advances to semis

JAKARTA — Another Filipino boxer is assured of at least a bronze medal in the 2018 Asian Games after Carlo Paalam defeated his Kazakhstan opponent via split decision in the light-flyweight division on Wednesday afternoon. Paalam got the nod of ...

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Asian Games: ‘Means the world to represent country, women’ — Gold-winning Pinays

2018 Asian Games gold-medal winning weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz is welcomed by her parents, Emelita and Eduardo, at the NAIA on Tuesday. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News 2018 Asian Games gold-medal winning golfers Kaye Go (from left), Bianca Pagdanganan and Yuka Saso ...

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Asian Games: Yeng Guiao eyes strong finish as ‘present’ for Jordan Clarkson

Jordan Clarkson is expected to leave for the States for the start of the NBA training camp when the Philippines is done playing in the 2018 Asian Games. PSC media pool JAKARTA—The Philippines is one win away from a fifth-place ...

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Asian Games: Why Chris Tiu calls loss to Korea a game that ‘hurt pretty bad’

Rain Or Shine point guard Chris Tiu said he considers the Philippines' loss to South Korea in the 2018 Asian Games on Monday one that "hurt pretty bad" and something that's "almost never forgotten." Tiu, a backup playmaker for the ...

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