MARCELLO Lippi resigned as coach of China after it lost a World Cup qualifier to Syria 2-1 in Dubai on Thursday.China's first defeat in Group A left it five points behind Syria only halfway through the group stage of ...
Nov 15, 2019
PBA
By Jerome LagunzadDUBAI - Buoyed by the success of PBA's 'Back in Dubai' hoopfest over the weekend, Commissioner Willy Marcial bared there's a strong possibility the league will be back here either for a finals game or the annual All Star ...
Oct 7, 2019
ENDURING an exhausting nine-hour trip from Dubai to Manila just to make it for Far Eastern University's game against University of the Philippines was all worth it for Olsen Racela."Yung pagod ko tsaka yung antok and yung pinagdaanan ...
Oct 6, 2019
PBA
By Jerome LagunzadDUBAI - There is something special in this ultra-modern metropolis of United Arab Emirates that brings the best out in Justin Brownlee.The resident Barangay Ginebra import put on a spectacular '40-20-10' performance on Saturday night in the ...
Oct 6, 2019
PBA
By Jerome LagunzadDUBAI - Sharing is caring.That's exactly what NLEX guard Kiefer Ravena proved anew on Saturday night when he played a big role in the Road Warriors' massive 113-111 come-from-behind overtime victory over Barangay Ginebra inside the ...
Oct 6, 2019
PBA
JERICHO Cruz sank a triple as NLEX completed its comeback from 28 points down to beat Barangay Ginebra, 113-111, on Saturday in the PBA Governors' Cup at the Coca Cola Arena in Dubai.Cruz hit the go-ahead three with 20 ...
Oct 5, 2019
PBA
By Jerome LagunzadDUBAI - It's too early to tell, but San Miguel Beer coach Leo Austria is pretty much convinced prolific import Dez Wells is exactly what the doctor ordered for the Beermen's grand slam aspirations in the PBA ...
Oct 5, 2019
PBA
DEZ Wells scored on a putback with 23 seconds left as San Miguel escaped with a 98-94 win over NLEX on Friday night in a PBA Governors' Cup thriller at the Coca Cola Arena in Dubai.Wells got the loose ball ...
Oct 4, 2019
By Jerome LagunzadDUBAI - Philippine Senator Manny Pacquiao sustained his fiery form as Team Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League Executives got back at Dubai All Stars-DJMC, 107-101, on Saturday night at the close of the MPBL Dubai Invasion 2019 showpiece at the ...
Sep 29, 2019
PBA
THE PBA is set to hold at least one out-of-the-country game this year in Dubai during the Governors' Cup.PBA commissioner Willie Marcial said the league will play in Dubai on October 3 and 4 with NLEX slated to ...
May 30, 2019
DUBAI - Each time Justin Brownlee made a defining basket or a timely block for Mighty Sports in the 2019 Dubai International Basketball Championship, an all-too-familiar chant broke out from the crowd at the Shabab Al Ahli Club."GI-NE-BRA! ...
Feb 10, 2019
DUBAI - Around a hundred OFWs would always wait at the back entrance of the Shabab Al Ahli Club for Mighty Sports players just to get selfies with them following every game in the Dubai International Basketball Championship.One of those patient Filipinos ...
Feb 10, 2019
JASON Brickman is set to make his third stint with Mighty Sports when the team campaigns in the 2019 Dubai International Basketball Tournament.The Fil-Am guard previously played for Mighty Sports in the 2016 Jones Cup and the 2017 Dubai International ...
Feb 1, 2019
MIGHTY Sports outsteadied Magnolia, 98-97, in a tuneup at Ronac gym on Tuesday but coach Charles Tiu remained wary three days before the apparel and accessories team plunges into action in the 30th Dubai International Basketball Championship.Though the team played ...
Jan 29, 2019
FORMER Xavier School stars hope to have a happy reunion when they see action for Mighty Sports in the 30th Dubai International Basketball Championship on Feb. 1-9.Ex-Rain or Shine guard TY Tang comes out of retirement for the second ...
Jan 27, 2019
PBA
BARANGAY Ginebra resident import Justine Brownlee knows personally how tough the 30th Dubai International Basketball Championship is, but the charismatic American player is convinced Mighty Sports can go deep this time around."It's going to be a lot of fun out ...
Jan 19, 2019
THE Philippine Azkals ended a breakthrough campaign in the AFC Asian Cup 2019 with a 3-1 loss to Kyrgyz Republic on Wednesday night at the Rashid Stadium in Dubai.Vitalji Lux hit a hat-trick for Kyrgyzstan to doom the Azkals' ...
Jan 16, 2019
WHILE former NBA star Lamar Odom has been doing almost everything to be in tip-top shape, Mighty Sports coach Charles Tiu has expressed apprehension after learning that three top Middle East teams will also compete in the Dubai International Basketball Tournament ...
Jan 12, 2019
THE Philippines suffered a 1-0 loss to South Korea on Monday night in its AFC Asian Cup debut at the Al-Maktoum Stadium in Dubai.Hwang Ui-Jo scored in the 67th minute from inside the six-yard box to stave ...
Jan 7, 2019
JETT Manuel may have stepped away from the PBA, but he's not leaving basketball for good.The 26-year-old former Ginebra guard is set to suit up for Mighty Sports in the 2019 Dubai International Basketball Tournament in February. ...
Jan 5, 2019
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