The national men's basketball team pens a fairly happy ending to its dramatic Asian Games campaign. Jordan Clarkson and the Philippine basketball team close out their campaign with a victory. Gilas Pilipinas settled for a fifth-place finish after overwhleming Syria,at the end of the classification round in the Asian Games basketball competition on Friday, August 31 at the Gelora Bung Karno Istora stadium.
Dates: Aug. Men's basketball: Philippines def. Virola finished 16th in Mixed pair semifinal 3 Bridge: A.
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The Asian Games is a continental multi-sport event held every four years among athletes from all over Asia. The event is recognized by the International Olympic Committee as the second largest multi-sport event after the Olympics. The edition will host E-Sports as an Official Demonstration Sport and will feature the national teams selected by the 45 members of the Olympic Council of Asia.
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South Korea did not participate, however, due to the Korean War, which had started the previous year and would last until Politics were playing a big part behind the scenes as, succumbing to pressure from Arab countries and China, the Indonesian Government refused to issue visas to the delegations from Israel and Taiwan. Taiwan and Israel returned to the Games and a total number of 1, athletes from 16 countries were involved in the event.