Road to redemption

Basketball has been loved by Filipinos from all walks of life from the time it was introduced by the Americans in the early 20th century. History tells us that Philippines first participated in international basketball in the Far Eastern Championship Games in 1913. The Filipinos had been dominating  the game in the six nation athletic [...]

Star Snippets: Mitsuo Ogasawara, Norihiro Akahoshi, Chang Jung-koo …..

Japan’s Mitsuo Ogasawara of Kashima Antlers was named Player of the Year after leading the team to its third straight title in the J. League. The 30-year old midfielder, native of Morioka, Iwate became the second Kashima player to receive such award after Brazilian Marquinos had it last year.

Star Snippets: Yeoh Ken Nee, Takashi Saito, Park Chan-ho …..

Yeoh Ken Nee will be joined by Bryan Nickson Lomas in representing Malaysia in the coming Laos SEA games beginning December 9. The tandem will compete in the 3m springboard synchronized event and expect to face stiff competition from divers from the Philippines.

Thailand ready to defend overall title

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Regional powerhouse Thailand is set to show its force in sports once again in the upcoming South East Asian Games (SEA Games) in Vientiane, Laos. The regional event which kicks off this coming December 9 is considered the olympics of South East Asia. A total of 379 Gold medals are up for grabs [...]

Star Snippets: Lee Chong Wei, Oledong Sithsamerchai, Shin Ji-Yai …..

World’s number-one-ranked Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia has decided to play both the Masters Super Series and the Laos SEA games in December. His early exit in last week’s China Super Series in Shanghai due to an aching knee prompted him to sit out at least one of the two competitions. However, after consultations with [...]

SEA Games hosting new to Laos

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Laos will host the 25th South East Asian Games (SEA Games) this year.  It will be the first time that the country will host such event.  The event will be held this coming December 9-18, 2009.  Considered as the Olympics in South East Asia, SEA Games is held every two years exclusively [...]

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