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International and local officials (from left) Philippine Xiangqi Federation (PXF) President Wilson Tan; Executive Vice President Charles Chan Chua; World Xiangqi Federation Vice President Chen Ze Lan; Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Commissioner Celia Kiram; WXF President Timothy Fock; WXF VP Peter Chan; Filipino Chinese Amateur Athletic Federation (FCAAF) President William Gosiaco and PSC Chief of Staff Dino Badilla poses for prosperity during the opening ceremony of the 7th World Xiangqi (Chinese chess) Championship Monday night at the Fortune Restaurant in Manila. The biennial meet is set Nov. 14-20 at the Manila Hotel.

PSC vows to support Xiangqi

The 15th World Xiangqi Championship got underway yesterday at the Manila Hotel with Hong Kong sports big boss Timothy Fok gracing the event alongside Philippine…

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Indonesia to stage 40 sports at 2018 Games

Indonesia will host a total of 40 events at next year's Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang after reaching a deal with the Olympic Council…

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Wrestler Lobreguito settles for bronze

by Waylon Galvez ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan — Alvin Lobreguito gave the Philippines its first medal after settling for the bronze following his semifinal defeat Saturday in…

Members of the jiu-jitsu national team, led by former world champion Meggie Ochoa and two-time Asian Beach Games gold medalist Annie Ramirez (3rd amd 4th from left, front row), pose during the flag raising ceremony inside the athletes village Friday ahead of the opening of the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) Sunday in Ashgabat, Turkmenista. (photo by Waylon Galvez)

PH contingent ready for AIMAG

by Waylon Galvez The national team delegation, led by Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) President Jose "Peping" Cojuangco Jr., arrived here Thursday in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan for…

Indonesia faces huge challenges to prepare for the 2018 Asian Games, and has been criticized for a lack of coordination between different bodies organizing the event (AFP Photo/BAY ISMOYO / MANILA BULLETIN)

Asian Games in Indonesia to feature 39 sports

By Agence France-Presse The Asian Games in Indonesia will feature 39 sports, more than at the last event in South Korea, with some unusual additions…