‘Not just basketball’ – circumcisions, pageants at Philippines courts
29 August 2019 | 3:14 pm
Indoor courts are central to life in tens of thousands of towns and cities across the basketball-mad Philippines, hosting everything from funerals and beauty pageants to "circumcision season".
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