UNABLE to land a spot in one of the PBA teams and afraid to stagnate in the D-League, Paul Zamar packed his bags and headed to Thailand - not for a holiday but to play in its fledgling basketball league."I am ...
Jan 16, 2017
MMA
FORMER featherweight champion Honorio Banario sustained his quest for redemption as he scored a submission victory over Rajinder Meena, highlighting a show by local-based Filipino fighters in the ONE: Age of Domination on Friday night at the Mall of Asia Arena. ...
Dec 2, 2016
MELBOURNE, Australia - Denmark fought off a three-pronged attack to win golf's World Cup at Kingston Heath on Sunday.Soren Kjeldsen and Thorbjorn Olesen held their nerve after watching a four-shot overnight lead threatened by China, France and Sweden. ...
Nov 27, 2016
MMA
HONORIO Banario is so eager to get back on the cage and on the winning track that he is willing to fight an overweight opponent.The Filipino bet agreed to battle Herbert Burns in ONE FC: Warrior's Way on Friday at ...
Dec 5, 2014
THERE are plenty of small players who have proven that height is not always might in the NBA.One of them is Avery Johnson, who carved out a successful 16-year career in the world's biggest basketball stage highlighted by an ...
Sep 12, 2014
THE Philippine Youth team was overwhelmed by the wholehearted support shown by Filipinos in two separate major tournament held in the Middle East recently.The Batang Gilas felt like playing at home as throngs of Filipino fans watched them during the FIBA ...
Aug 30, 2014
WITH Filipinos practically everywhere in the world, Gilas Pilipinas is getting the homecourt feel away from home.Basketball-crazy Filipinos, from small bunches to crowds, have been gathering at Gilas Pilipinas tuneup matches and on Sunday the team got a huge surprise ...
Aug 25, 2014
MMA
TWO days after Independence Day, three Filipinos will be flying the flag in the mixed martial arts stage.Geje Eustaquio, Ruel Catalan, and Joseph Omana try to bring pride and honor to the country as they take part in the latest edition ...
Jun 13, 2014
EYES will be wide open for football fans in the wee hours of Saturday when the Philippine men's football team intensifies its buildup for the Asian Football Confederation Challenge Cup, facing Nepal in a friendly at the Al Arabi Stadium in ...
Apr 11, 2014
GETTING a huge lift from the six-under-par 66 of Jonathan Delos Reyes, Team Philippines seized a share of the first-round lead with Singapore in the Putra Cup golf championship at Sherwood Hills on Thursday in Trece Martirez, Cavite.With ...
Jun 27, 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
PBA
TALK `N Text may be struggling in the ongoing PBA Commissioner's Cup, but coach Norman Black said lending the team's top players to Gilas Pilipinas remains a top priority considering the rare opportunity the country has of returning to the ...
Apr 10, 2013
PBA
AS far as Juan Cutillas is concerned, two players were key to the success of the Philippine men's basketball team that won the Asian Basketball Championship (now known as Fiba-Asia) on home turf in 1973.Their names: William `Bogs' Adornado ...
Mar 8, 2013
THE Uzbekistan youth team is flying in Thursday ahead of everybody else in preparation for the 2013 ASBC Asian Confederation Youth Boxing Championships which fires off March 10-17 at Subic gym in the coastal town south of Subic in Zambales.The ...
Mar 6, 2013
FOUR Filipino prizefighters quietly delivered a big punch last year, helping ease the pain of a nation grieving over the misfortune that befell ring legend Manny Pacquiao.Brian Viloria, Johnriel Casimero, Donnie Nietes, and Sonny Boy Jaro made it to the big ...
Feb 27, 2013
PBA
ALTHOUGH Gilas Pilipinas has assembled the tallest ever national squad in Philippine basketball history, big man Marcus Douthit has warned against sky-high expectations.The naturalized Filipino stressed that the roster may look formidable, but until they have worked things out as ...
Feb 26, 2013
ABL
WILL the Asean Basketball League (ABL) championship return to Manila or will another team backed by Filipino imports reign supreme in the fourth season of the fledgling league in the region?Last year Indonesia benefited from the presence of three Filipinos in ...
Jan 13, 2013
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