The Philippines achieved a historic milestone by clinching their first Asian Games basketball gold since 1962, with American-born naturalized player Justin Brownlee leading the way with 20 points and 10 rebounds. This triumph came as they defeated Jordan with a final score of 70-60. Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, a former Brooklyn Nets starter, delivered an impressive 24 points for Jordan but couldn’t secure their maiden Asian Games basketball gold.

Angelo Kouame, hailing from Ivory Coast, contributed 14 crucial points and emphasized the profound significance of this victory, stating, “It means a lot after all these years, and it transcends individual achievements.”

Meanwhile, at the Huanglong Sports Center Stadium, Japan faced fierce opposition from North Korea in the women’s football final. Despite a spirited performance by North Korea, and strong crowd support, Japan held their ground. The teams were evenly matched at 1-1 during halftime, but Japan surged ahead in the second half, scoring three quick goals within six minutes, ultimately securing a convincing 4-1 victory to retain their women’s football crown.

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The crowd, numbering over 35,000, gave an enthusiastic response to the North Korean national anthem and fervently supported Japan’s opponents throughout the match.

Breakdancing made its debut at the Asian Games, marking a significant milestone ahead of its inclusion in the upcoming Olympics. Notably, qualification for the Paris Games is also at stake in Hangzhou, alongside the coveted medals.

In a more traditional sport, India showcased dominance in the men’s hockey final, defeating defending champions Japan 5-1 and recapturing the title they last held in 2014. India also secured a coveted spot for the Paris Games.

India’s cricket team advanced to the gold medal match by defeating Bangladesh by nine wickets, setting up a final showdown with Afghanistan on Saturday.

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Philippines Ends 60-Year Drought for Asian Games Basketball Gold, Japan Dominates Women’s Football

India’s outstanding performance in the Asian Games has put them on track to surpass 100 medals.

Separately, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) issued a warning to the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) regarding the repeated display of the North Korean flag at the Games. WADA deemed this breach of its anti-doping code a serious matter, considering North Korea’s national anti-doping body to be “non-compliant.” The OCA, as a signatory to WADA’s code, faced potential consequences for allowing the flag’s display.

The OCA refrained from commenting on the matter.

Speaking to AFP in Hangzhou, a senior official involved in organizing the 2026 Asian Games in Japan expressed confidence that the Games would dispel doubts surrounding the country’s ability to host major sporting events. This comes in the wake of a corruption scandal surrounding the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Additionally, Japanese media reported that Sapporo is considering abandoning its bid for the 2030 Winter Olympics, possibly aiming for 2034 or beyond.

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