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One big push for PH 3×3 for Tokyo Olympics

Three local teams, led by President’s Cup champions Isabela City (Basilan), will see action in the Chooks-to-Go Manila Challenger on Sept. 7 to 8 at the SM Fairview Events Center. A level 9 in the FIBA 3×3 hierarchy, the event is crucial to the country’s bid to secure a slot in the Olympic Qualifying Tournament. […]

Indonesia makes 2032 Olympics bid official

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) – Indonesia has officially joined bidding to host the 2032 Olympics following its success staging the Asian Games last year, the deputy chairman of its national Olympic committee said Tuesday, highlighting the rising ambitions of the giant but perennially underperforming Southeast Asian nation. Muddai Madang said letters from President Joko Widodo and […]

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Tokyo relay to start in  disaster-hit Fukushima

TOKYO (AFP) – Tokyo Olympic organizers said Thursday that the torch relay for the 2020 Summer Games will begin in Fukushima, a region devastated by the 2011 tsunami and resulting nuclear disaster. The route for the relay, scheduled to start on March 26, 2020, was approved by the Japanese organising committee at a meeting with […]

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Work cut out for Torres

Veteran long jumper Marestella Torres remains hopeful things will work out on her third try as the country’s representative in the upcoming Rio Olympics.

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