NO sanction is forthcoming from FIBA after the Philippines was forced to pull out of its hosting chores in the FIBA Asia Cup qualifiers.Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) President Al S. Panlilio made the assurance in the light of the transferring ...
Jan 29, 2021
COVID-19 has knocked out the country's hosting of the Fiba-Asia Cup qualifiers.With much regret, the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) announced that the Feb. 18 to 21 meet that serves as the final window of the Asia Cup ...
Jan 26, 2021
SAMAHANG Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) has offered to host the third window of the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers in February next year.SBP president Al Panlilio bared that the federation has expressed to Fiba its intentions to serve as the host ...
Nov 19, 2020
THE 10th edition of the ASEAN Para Games to be hosted by the country has been scrapped all together.Major General Osoth Bhavilai, president of the ASEAN Para Sports Federation (APSF), made the announcement in a letter dated May 8 and addressed ...
May 11, 2020
BADMINTON Asia has awarded the Philippines the hosting rights for the third Badminton Asia Team Championships, set to take place from February 11 to 16 at the Rizal Memorial Coliseum.For Badminton Asia Chief Operating Officer Chit Boon Saw, he believes that ...
Jan 11, 2020
VOLLEYBALL star Jia Morado is choosing to look on the bright side despite the hosting hiccups of the 30th Southeast Asian Games.Days before the biennial meet, issues about hotel accommodation, food, transportation, media accreditation, and venues have been the hot topic. ...
Nov 27, 2019
LIKE many of you, it embarrasses me to see the way the Southeast Asian Games is playing out with the Philippines as host. Instead of breast-beating and proclaiming how we've overcome all challenges to make these Games our one big ...
Nov 27, 2019
BEIJING - Fiba will look at adjusting travel demands on teams at the next World Cup, after this tournament in China led to many complaints about the distances that nations participating in the knockout stages had to cover without much time to prepare ...
Sep 15, 2019
JOHN Vic de Guzman will give hosting and acting a try while waiting for a contract with a club team.The prolific spiker, who suited up for PLDT in the Premier Volleyball League, will focus on his showbiz career while he's ...
Sep 20, 2018
THE country's hosting of the 2023 FIBA World Cup remains safe and sound.At least it's the silver lining that came out of FIBA's decision to suspend 10 players and two coaches of Gilas Pilipinas who were involved in ...
Jul 19, 2018
THE Philippines will now push through with the staging of the 30th Southeast Asian Games here in 2019.Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) chairman Butch Ramirez and Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Jose 'Peping' Cojuangco along with Foreign Affairs Secretary Allan ...
Aug 17, 2017
THE Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) said it plans to push through with the country's hosting of the 2019 Southeast Asian Games even without government support.POC president Jose 'Peping' Cojuangco said they are looking to arrange a meeting ...
Jul 26, 2017
GRETCHEN Ho believes she would never thrive as a host if not for the values of hard work and discipline she learned and lived by in her volleyball playing career.The former Ateneo star, one of the co-hosts of the morning ...
Jan 1, 2017
A FORMER Philippine men's football team standout has lamented the 'disgraceful' preparation for the country's maiden hosting of the Asean Football Federation Suzuki Cup this year.Anton del Rosario took to social media to air his thoughts ...
Nov 18, 2016
THE Philippine Football Federation (PFF) welcomed the leeway the Asean Football Federation has given the country, which retained its right to host the AFF Suzuki Cup for the first time in November.After finally securing a contract with the Philippine Sports Stadium, ...
Mar 15, 2016
THE Philippines has ironed out its venue problems, allowing the country to retain its right to host the Asean Football Federation Suzuki Cup for the first time.The Philippine Football Federation has secured the Philippine Sports Stadium (PSS) in Bulacan as the ...
Mar 13, 2016
BASKETBALL patron Manny V. Pangilinan led the celebration after the Philippines was named one of the hosts of the three Olympic Qualifying Tournaments in a meeting by the Fiba Executive Committee on Tuesday night."Happy for Pinas. Happy for our people," the ...
Jan 19, 2016
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THE Fiba Executive Committee on Tuesday night awarded the Philippines the right to host an Olympic Qualifying Tournament, giving Gilas Pilipinas the chance to play before home fans when it guns for a historic place in the basketball competitions of the coming ...
Jan 19, 2016
THE Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) remains upbeat as it awaits the decision of Fiba on the awarding of hosting rights to the three Olympic Qualifying Tournaments ahead of the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro."We're looking forward with ...
Jan 14, 2016
THE Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) was quick to the draw as it tries to comply with the requirements to make a bid to host one of three wildcard qualifying tournaments for the 2016 Rio De Janeiro Olympics.The cage body headed ...
Oct 15, 2015
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