Asian Games: Torres fails in long jump, Suarez into boxing semis

POOLED REPORT   INCHEON, Korea—Motherhood shrouded her competence with doubts, and long jumper Marestella Torres failed to dispel them on Monday when she flopped three flights in the most awaited event for the Philippines in the centerpiece athletics competition of the 17th Asian Games. Torres registered a ‘no mark’ after her failure to launch in…

Princess gaffe

POOLED REPORT   INCHEON, Korea—The Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee (IAGOC) was apologetic for what it thought was a diplomatic lapse. The IAGOC felt it should have rolled the red carpet out for golfer Princess Superal, whom Korean officials thought was a princess from some part of the Philippines. An unexpected courtesy call was received…