CHRISTIAN Standhardinger, the Fil-German big man now making waves for Gilas Pilipinas in the 2017 Fiba Asia Cup, has signed to play for Hong Kong Eastern Lions in the coming Asean Basketball League (ABL) season, his sports agent confirmed.Sports agency ...
Aug 15, 2017
SAMAHANG Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) vice-chairman Robbie Puno underlined the need for a bigger pool of players who will make up more than one national team for the upcoming major international games considering the new qualifying format for the World Cup. ...
Jul 12, 2017
PBA
GLOBAL Cebu FC barged into the zonal semifinals of the 2017 AFC Cup after edging out Beoungket Angkor FC 3-1 on Wednesday at the Rizal Memorial Stadium.The People's Club topped Group F with 15 points to join domestic ...
May 3, 2017
SEOUL, South Korea - Son Heung-min can't seem to do anything wrong.Son came to South Korea's rescue in Asian qualifying for the World Cup when he scored the winner and came away victorious against Qatar, 3-2, ...
Oct 7, 2016
MANNY V. Pangilinan got a fitting sendoff less than 24 hours after announcing he's stepping down as president of the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP).The overachieving Gilas Pilipinas team continued its rise in the Fiba Rankings following its runner-up ...
Oct 9, 2015
NONITO Donaire Jr. believes fighting outside of the United States for the second straight time doesn't leave him out of the radar of boxing fans worldwide.The 'Filipino Flash' faces Anthony Settoul of France on Saturday night in a 10-round ...
Jul 18, 2015
PBA
JORDANIAN import Sam Daghles has no doubt that Talk 'N Text teammate Jayson Castro will once again be one of the top point guards in this year's Fiba-Asia men's basketball championship in Changsha, Hunan, China.Daghles said seeing Castro ...
May 29, 2015
THE Manila Mavericks only had an inspiring Maria Sharapova victory to show on Friday as they lost to the UAE Royals, 29-24, at the conclusion of Day One of the International Premier Tennis League at the Mall of Asia Arena.Sharapova ...
Nov 28, 2014
KIX, which prides itself as the ultimate destination for action entertainment in Asia, has announced that it will be the exclusive regional pay TV broadcaster for Pacific Xtreme Combat (PXC), the top Filipino mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion. Starting this December, KIX ...
Nov 18, 2014
THE Philippines' cherished dream remained just that: a dream.The Azkals fell short of reaching the Asian Football Confederation Asian Cup after bowing to Palestine, 0-1, in the AFC Challenge Cup final early Saturday at the National Stadium in Maldives, Male. ...
May 30, 2014
NBA
In February 2012, the New York Knicks, mired in a disappointing season and out of desperation, looked to the end of their bench and found Jeremy Lin, an undrafted free agent from Harvard.On the verge of seeing his lifelong NBA dream ...
Sep 14, 2013
PBA
UNLESS he insists and does a Willis Reed, Marcus Douthit is in no shape to play for Gilas Pilipinas in the Fiba-Asia Championship final against Iran on Sunday night at the Mall of Asia Arena.Gilas Pilipinas team therapist Dexter Aseron ...
Aug 11, 2013
PBA
GILAS Pilipinas may have gotten the quarterfinal pairing it had long desired in the Fiba-Asia championships, but Olsen Racela had words of caution for coach Chot Reyes and the rest of the national team:'Be careful what you wish for.&# ...
Aug 8, 2013
PBA
GILAS Pilipinas big man Marcus Douthit was supposed to play no more than five minutes against Hong Kong on Wednesday night and spend the rest of the match resting his injured right calf.But with the former British Colony giving the Filipinos ...
Aug 8, 2013
PBA
BASKETBALL fans finally made Gary David feel how much he's loved when they heartily cheered on the struggling shooting guard in Gilas Pilipinas' 90-71 win over Japan on Monday night in the 27th Fiba-Asia Championship.Mired in a scoring ...
Aug 5, 2013
PBA
AMERICAN coach Todd Purves is set to arrive on the final week of July to take on his new role as Petron coaching consultant, but team insiders don't expect him to be holding the white board and designing plays when ...
Jul 3, 2013
PBA
THE simmering diplomatic row between the Philippines and Taiwan has put in jeopardy the title defense of Gilas Pilipinas in the annual William Jones Cup basketball tournament this July in Taipei.The dilemma is certainly not lost on national coach Chot Reyes." ...
May 17, 2013
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