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Asian Games: Effort, commitment changed Guiao’s initial ‘no win’ perception

JAKARTA—The Philippines’ basketball campaign in the 2018 Asian Games ended in triumphant fashion on Friday, with a 109-55 victory over an overmatched Syrian squad at the GBK Istora. Technically, it was mission accomplished for the Philippine team. They wound up ...

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Asian Games: PH loses anew to Indonesia in volleyball, winds up in 8th place

Philippines and Indonesia battle it out in women's volleyball at the 18th Asian Games at the GOR Bulungan Sports Complex Jakarta. Philippine Media Pool photo JAKARTA (UPDATE) – The Philippines ended their stint in the women’s volleyball competition of the ...

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Asian Games: Pinoy boxer Rogen Ladon gets silver after injury halts bout

Rogen Ladon of the Philippines lost to Jasurbek Latipov of Uzbekistan to take home the silver in the 2018 Asian Games boxing competition in Jakarta on Saturday. (More details to follow.) For more sports coverage, visit the ABS-CBN Sports website. ...

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Asian Games recap (August 31): Sweet ending for Clarkson, looming gold in boxing

Stanley Pringle and the Philippines proved they were too much for Syria to handle in their 54-point victory on Friday. PSC media pool A packed Friday at the 2018 Asian Games consisted of action from arguably the Philippines' 3 most ...

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Jordan Clarkson ‘can’t wait for the next time’ after Asian Games stint

Jordan Clarkson led a hurriedly assembled Philippine men's national basketball team to fifth place in the 2018 Asian Games. PSC media pool JAKARTA—He might not have been able to lead the Philippines to a podium finish, but US-based Filipino guard ...

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Asian Games: PH eyes strong, winning finale in volleyball rematch vs Indonesia

Jaja Santiago and the Philippines set their sights on victory against host Indonesia on Saturday. Courtesy of the 2018 Asian Games website JAKARTA—Less than 24 hours after a gutsy performance against Kazakhstan, the Philippine women’s volleyball team returns to the ...

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Asian Games: ‘Jordan Clarkson show,’ as Philippines routs Syria to claim 5th place

Jordan Clarkson put on a show for the Philippines in a blowout against Syria on Friday. PSC media pool JAKARTA—The Philippines may have failed to medal in the 2018 Asian Games, but coach Yeng Guiao made sure to put on ...

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Asian Games: Razor-sharp 'Rocketman' soars to gold, shaves mustache

Mohd Azizulhasni Awang of Malaysia reacts. Athit Perawongmetha, Reuters JAKARTA – Malaysia's "Pocket Rocketman" Azizulhasni Awang powered to men's sprint gold in the Asian Games track cycling on Thursday — and then shaved off his mustache to celebrate. The pint-sized ...

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Asian Games: Pinoy boxer Rogen Ladon advances to gold-medal match

Rogen Ladon (left) beat Tongdee Yuttapong of Thailand to advance to the gold-medal match in the flyweight division of the boxing competition in the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta on Friday. Cathal McNaughton, Reuters Rogen Ladon of the Philippines defeated ...

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Asian Games: 'Little Fu Mingzia', 14, claims second diving medal

Zhang Jiaqi of China in action. Cathal Mcnaughton, Reuters JAKARTA – China's powerhouse divers secured a one-two in the women's 10 meter platform on Thursday, with Si Yajie taking gold to successfully defend her Asian Games title. Nineteen-year-old Si, an ...

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