TAIPEI—Hackers attacked the website of the World Taekwondo Federation after it punished a Taiwanese fighter for allegedly cheating at the Asian Games, media reported Wednesday.
Ironically, some of the biggest victories of the Philippine delegation in the 16th Asian Games may be found in the bottom-scraping losses that piled up outside the country’s medal tally.
The Philippines suffered a string of sorry defeats in the last day of competition for the Filipinos in the 16th Asian Games Friday night.
GUANGZHOU — Rey Saludar took control of the fight in the third round and held off a frenetic, last-gasp effort by hometown crowd Chang Yong to win the gold medal in the men’s 52 kg finals of the 16th Asian Games boxing competition at the Foshan Gymnasium.
Ageing vanguards Eugene Torre and Rogelio Antonio Jr. proved their mettle Thursday night as the Philippines prevailed over favored India, 2.5-1.5, and barged into the gold-medal match of the 16th Asian Games chess competitions at the Guangzhou Chess Institute.