CANADA'S Leylah Fernandez pulled off a thrilling three-set win to end defending champion Naomi Osaka's title reign in the US Open on Saturday morning (Manila time), in Flushing Meadows, New York.The 18-year-old Canada-based player, who ...
Sep 4, 2021
THEY say when God closes a door, He opens a window.After a missed chance to officiate in the last FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament, international Filipino referee Bong Pascual has now been assigned to work in the coming Tokyo Olympics.If everything ...
Jul 13, 2021
TOMAS Satoransky lifted Czech Republic to a thrilling 103-101 overtime victory over Canada to advance to the final of the Fiba Olympic Qualifying Tournament on Saturday at Victoria Memorial Arena (Sunday, Manila time).The Chicago Bulls guard sized up Lu Dort ...
Jul 4, 2021
ANDREW Wiggins steered Canada to the knockout rounds of the Fiba Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Victoria with a 30-point rout of China, 109-79, on Wednesday at Victoria Memorial Arena (Thursday, Manila time).The Golden State Warriors swingman fired 20 points ...
Jul 1, 2021
ANDREW Wiggins and RJ Barrett buoyed Canada to a 97-91 victory over Greece in the Fiba Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Victoria on Tuesday at Victoria Memorial Arena (Wednesday, Manila time) .Golden State Warriors winger Wiggins had 23 points built on three ...
Jun 30, 2021
GILAS Pilipinas plays China in a one-game exhibition a day before it leaves for Belgrade, Serbia for the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament.Coach Tab Baldwin and his young gritty team will face the Chinese side led by former NBA player Zhou ...
Jun 21, 2021
VIRTUALLY all of Canada's top NBA players, excluding those who are injured, have accepted invitations to attend training camp next month in advance of that country's last chance to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics.Canada will play host ...
May 28, 2021
PBA
THE NBA dream remains the grand aspiration for Philippine basketball - one that has now been vested on the limber shoulders of young Kai Sotto.Yet ask any coach and after the NBA, the next toughest competition the in the world is in ...
Jan 11, 2021
NBA
TORONTO - The Toronto Raptors will start the NBA season next month in Tampa, Florida, because of travel restrictions by the Canadian government stemming from the pandemic.The Raptors had been looking at other sites for several weeks, including Sunrise, Florida, the home ...
Nov 21, 2020
NBA
BOSTON Celtics center Enes Kanter says he will be able to play in his team's Christmas Day game in Toronto against the Raptors after discussions with the Canadian government.In a column published on Monday by The Globe and Mail, ...
Dec 24, 2019
AUSTRALIA leaned on Matthew Dellavedova to beat Canada, 108-92, on Sunday in Group H action in the Fiba Basketball World Cup in Dongguan, China.Dellavedova finished with 24 points, hitting six three-pointers, most of which came in the fourth quarter ...
Sep 1, 2019
SYDNEY - Team USA rebounded from a rare loss two days earlier to outclass Canada 84-68 in a pre-World Cup exhibition basketball game on Monday.At the same arena where the Americans won Olympic gold at the Sydney 2000 Games the ...
Aug 26, 2019
SYDNEY - Canada opened with a 10-0 run and seven three-pointers in the first quarter and went on to beat New Zealand 122-88 in a basketball World Cup warm-up game Tuesday.Aaron Best scored 20 points while Andrew Nembhard ...
Aug 20, 2019
Game Today (Changhua County Gym in Changhua, Taiwan): 5 p.m. - Korea vs Mighty Sports-PH MIGHTY Sports-Go For Gold Philippines warmed up for what could be its championship clash with Korea by crushing University of British Columbia-Canada, 116-87, ...
Jul 15, 2019
NBA
by AVERY YANGNEW YORK - Canada's basketball celebration keeps on going.Six Canadians were drafted Thursday night (Friday, Manila time), setting the record for a country other than the U.S.A week after the Toronto Raptors won the nation' ...
Jun 21, 2019
NBA
TORONTO - Fans poured onto the streets and honked horns in Toronto and celebrated throughout Canada after the Toronto Raptors won their first NBA championship on Thursday night (Friday, Manila time)."And that's how we do it in the North," Prime ...
Jun 14, 2019
ATENEO suffered its second successive loss in the 2018 William Jones Cup, dropping an 86-78 defeat to 3D Sports Global Sports-Canada on Tuesday after a brave rally fell short at Xinzhuang Gymnasium in New Taipei City.Shaquille Keith had 18 ...
Jul 17, 2018
THE Philippines crashed out of the FIBA U-17 World Cup following a 102-62 defeat at the hands of world number two Canada in the Round of 16 of the tournament on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) in Rosario, Argentina.Batang Gilas ...
Jul 5, 2018
BOCAUE - Christian Standhardinger feels that Team Philippines' quest in the 2018 Fiba 3x3 World Cup shouldn't have ended on Monday as he believes that they should have gone farther in the tournament."I'm happy that we won two games, but ...
Jun 12, 2018
BOCAUE - Silence the crowd.That was exactly Canada's mission in its 20-19 victory over the Philippines in their Pool C clash in the 2018 Fiba 3x3 World Cup at the Philippine Arena on Monday."We've been playing 3x3 for ...
Jun 11, 2018
BOCAUE - Stanley Pringle was quick to take the blame for the Philippine men's 3x3 team's heartbreaking 20-19 defeat to Canada in the 2018 Fiba 3x3 World Cup Monday at Philippine Arena."It's on me," the GlobalPort star guard ...
Jun 11, 2018
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