Asian Games

Asian Games

International sports competitions usually involve teams of highly trained athletes in top condition. That’s the case for many of the events at this year’s Asian Games in Indonesia—but not for all of them.

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This was a triumphant weekend for Hawai‘i sports teams. Not only did Honolulu win the Little League World Series, but the underdog UH football team has a perfect record after winning its first game. On the other side of the Pacific there was also big news in amateur sports.

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An Asia Pacific nation is facing international sanctions because of a policy decision. This doesn’t have anything to do with international trade, and it definitely has nothing to do with President Trump. But it does have to do with basketball.