Philippines eyes 46 sports in Hangzhou Asiad


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MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines will compete in 46 of the 61 sports calendared for the 2022 Asian Games set for Sept. 10-25 next year in Hangzhou, China. Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino said the POC submitted the list to the Hangzhou Asian Games Organizing Committee last Friday. Filipino athletes will compete in aquatics, archery, athletics, baseball, softball, men’s basketball, men’s 3x3 basketball, boxing, canoe-kayak and cycling MTB and BMX. Also on the list are dancesport’s breaking, men’s dragon boat, equestrian, fencing, men’s football, golf, artistic and rhythmic gymnastics, judo, jiu-jitsu, kurash, karate, bridge, chess, esports, xiangqi,...