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85-year-old Kong Te Yang of the Philippine bridge team is the...

JAKARTA—No bridge will ever be too far for Filipino Kong Te Yang, the oldest competitor at 85 years old in the Jakarta Palembang 18th Asian...

Yulo, Capellan air confidence in Asian Games gymnastics

JAKARTA—Carlos Edriel Yulo and Reyland Capellan expressed optimism as they get their baptism of fire in men’s artistic competition of the gymnastics event that...

Misplaced priority?

JAKARTA—Women’s volleyball has gone popular back home, but how far Filipino volleybelles have improved on the global stage will be known when the national...

Blu Girls take on HK gals in softball

JAKARTA—The Blu Girls swing into action against Hongkong on Sunday, hoping to kick of their campaign on a high note in the women’s softball...

More Trouble in Paradise  Out of the frying pan, into the...

Story & photos by Mike Besa In November of last year, I wrote a feature on the challenges facing the Orchard Golf and Country Club ahead...

All fairways lead to the PGA Tour

If all roads lead to Rome, it would be an apt sporting analogy to accede that all fairways meandering across the world of golf...

The duality of Stephen Curry from the PGA Tour

HAYWARD, California—Most summers were the same for Stephen Curry growing up. When his father, 16-year National Basketball Association (NBA) veteran Dell Curry, would finally hang...

Philippine women’s volleyball team holds 1st practice session in Jakarta

Members of the Philippine women's volleyball team hold their first practice session in Jakarta, Indonesia prior to their first game in the 2018 Asian...

For a safe Asian Games?

JAKARTA—Amnesty International says Indonesian police fatally shot dozens of petty criminals in a deliberate campaign of “unnecessary and excessive” force ahead of the Asian...

Jordan Clarkson bonds well with teammates

JAKARTA—National men’s basketball team Coach Yeng Guiao has all the positives to say about Filipino-American Jordan Clarkson as he prepares the squad for a...

As always, Filipino bowlers charged for excess baggage

JAKARTA—It’s the same problem that bugs the Filipino bowlers again and again. They always are overweight—excess baggage that is. With the number of bowling balls that...

PHL back in Asian Games volleyball with fingers crossed

JAKARTA—The Philippine is making its return to Asian Games women’s volleyball competitions after 36 years. The national volleybelles arrived at noon on Friday and immediately...

I.O.C. lifts ban on Kuwait

JAKARTA—Athletes from Kuwait will be able to compete under their own flag in the Asian Games after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) provisionally lifted...

Let The Games Begin!

JAKARTA—Jordan Clarkson—to be clad in a silk Barong Tagalog hastily shipped from Manila and hoped to fit his 6-foot-5 frame—will carry the country’s colors...

Flat tired

JAKARTA—The Filipino wushu artists opted to watch the opening ceremony of the Jakarta Palembang 18th Asian Games on Saturday night from the comfort of their rooms at...

Wanted: ‘Barong’ to fit flag-bearer Jordan Fil-Am player had to try...

JAKARTA—Filipino-American Jordan Clarkson is the designated flag-bearer for Team Philippines at Saturday night’s opening ceremony at the Gelora Bung Karno Stadium here. And he has to look...

No ‘Tanim Bala’, This PHL shooter Topacio being forced to yield...

JAKARTA—The Philippine Airlines flight from Manila to the Indonesian capital went “bumpy” because of turbulence. But for the shooting team, the ordeal wasn’t over...

PHL taekwondo team ready for action in Jakarta Asiad

MEMBERS of the taekwondo team strike a selfie upon their arrival in Jakarta on Thursday. Photo by Nonie Reyes

Ethiopian runner who went into exile after protesting at Rio Olympics...

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia—An Ethiopian marathon runner who went into exile after protesting against oppression in his country while winning a silver medal at the...