The Philippines’ Raymond Almazan (left) challenges for the ball against China’s Zhou Peng during their Fiba Asia Cup match at Nouhad Nawfal Sports Complex in Lebanon on Wednesday. Photo: AP

The battle for basketball in Asia: upstart Macau tournament ruffles Fiba feathers

World governing body refuses to recognise The Super 8: Macau Basketball Invitational event featuring top teams from China, Japan, South Korea, the Philippines and Taiwan

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The Philippines’ Raymond Almazan (left) challenges for the ball against China’s Zhou Peng during their Fiba Asia Cup match at Nouhad Nawfal Sports Complex in Lebanon on Wednesday. Photo: AP
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