JAKARTA - China beat Iran, 84-72, on Saturday night to regain the men's basketball gold medal in the 18th Asian Games at the GBK Istora.Abudushalamalu Abudurexiti had 20 points while going 4-of-5 from three-point land while ...
Sep 1, 2018
JAKARTA - Jordan Clarkson was thankful for the opportunity to represent the Philippines in the 18th Asian Games.Given the opportunity to speak before a crowd of mostly Filipino fans at the GBK Istora following the Philippines' 109-55 win over Syria, the ...
Aug 31, 2018
JAKARTA, Indonesia - He may no longer be playing but ex-Houston Rockets star Yao Ming remains a talismanic figure in Chinese basketball as he inspires a generation of Chinese NBA stars toward a gold medal at the Asian Games.A China team ...
Aug 31, 2018
JAKARTA - The Philippines is not taking Syria lightly ahead of their battle for fifth place on Friday night in the 18th Asian Games men's basketball tournament at the GBK Istora.National coach Yeng Guiao presided over practice one last time on ...
Aug 31, 2018
JAKARTA - An Iran side led by Hamed Haddari overwhelmed Korea, 80-68, on Thursday to advance to the gold-medal match of the 18th Asian Games men's basketball tournament at the GBK Istora.Haddadi finished with 23 points, seven rebounds, eight ...
Aug 30, 2018
JAKARTA - Margielyn Didal won a gold by ruling the women's street event in skateboarding at Jakabaring Sports Complex in Palembang, assuring the country's best finish in the Asian Games in 12 years.The 19-year-old Cebu City native ...
Aug 29, 2018
JAKARTA - Marestella Torres Sunang leapt to a ninth-place finish in what could be her last Asian Games and Eric Shawn Cray fumbled in the men's 400-meter hurdles on Monday night at the Gelora Bung Karko Main Stadium.Sunang, who ...
Aug 28, 2018
JAKARTA - Two former Asian champions and a reigning Southeast Asian Games titlist looms as Daniel Caluag's strongest rivals as he sets out to defend the Asian Games gold medal in men's BMX of cycling on Saturday at the Jakarta International ...
Aug 24, 2018
JAKARTA - Heartbreaks were the order of the day for the Philippine campaign on Thursday in the 18th Asian Games.Carlos Yulo, a heavy favorite to win another gold for the Philippines in gymnastics, settled for seventh place in the men's floor ...
Aug 23, 2018
JAKARTA - Hidilyn Diaz bared on Thursday that she is moving up in weight in the aftermath of her gold-medal performance in the 2018 Asian Games.Diaz, 27, said she will be leaving the -53-kilogram weight class - where she won silver ...
Aug 23, 2018
JAKARTA - The Philippines added another bronze medal to its tally on a relatively quiet day at the 2018 Asian Games after Divine Wally reached the semifinals in wushu.Already assured of a podium finish in Day Four of the competition, Wally, a ...
Aug 22, 2018
JAKARTA - After a close loss to China on Tuesday night, the Philippines is in line to face Korea in the knockout quarterfinals of men's basketball in the 18th Asian Games on Monday.The road won't get any easier ...
Aug 22, 2018
JAKARTA - Third time's definitely the charm for Hidilyn Diaz.Diaz bagged a weightlifting silver in her third Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, ending a medal drought that lasted four Summer Games. On Tuesday night, Diaz snatched an Asian ...
Aug 22, 2018
JAKARTA - Team Pilipinas enjoyed a rare break in the 2018 Asian Games on Wednesday, spending time with a group of Pinoy migrants which treated Yeng Guiao and his players to a veritable feast of Filipino food.The timing is perfect, considering the ...
Aug 22, 2018
JAKARTA - Poy Erram was one of the surprise choices in Yeng Guiao's hastily assembled Philippine team for the 2018 Asian Games.On Tuesday, Erram showed why he deserved to be there.Showing admirable grit and composure in a surprise start ...
Aug 21, 2018
JAKARTA - The wushu team added a third bronze medal to the Philippines' tally in the 2018 Asian Games on Monday courtesy of Agatha Chrystenzen Wong.Wong finished third in the women's taolu with a score of 19.36, joining Lindswell ...
Aug 20, 2018
JAKARTA - PhilCycling and Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) slammed officials of University of the East's (UE) College of Dentistry for refusing to allow cyclist Marella Vania Salamat to take a leave of absence for the 18th Asian Games."The decision of the ...
Aug 19, 2018
JAKARTA - The Philippines dropped a straight-set defeat to Southeast Asian power Thailand, 25-22, 25-12, 25-15, on Sunday at the start of the 18th Asian Games women's volleyball tournament.The Filipina spikers started strongly by opening a 9- ...
Aug 19, 2018
JAKARTA - As a late addition to the Philippine basketball team, NBA guard Jordan Clarkson was never fitted for a barong tagalog to wear to Saturday's opening ceremonies of the 2018 Asian Games.But Philippine delegation officials are hoping one will ...
Aug 17, 2018
THE details were blurry, but coach Yeng Guiao remembered being left dumbfounded the moment he heard the news of the James Yap-Paul Lee swap."Nagulat talaga ako," he recounted of the blockbuster 2016 trade.Just eight days after he left the ...
Aug 14, 2018
DON Trollano was finally given clearance to play in the 18th Asian Games.The TnT Katropa guard got the green light during the managers' meeting of the 14 teams seeing action in the basketballl competitions of the quadrennial meet."Yes, he ...
Aug 14, 2018
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