JIMMY Alapag may have retired from Gilas Pilipinas, but that doesn't mean he's totally turning his back on the national team.The veteran point guard didn't rule out the possibility of perhaps joining the Gilas coaching staff especially if ...
Dec 31, 2014
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VETERAN playmaker Jimmy Alapag has been placed on the reserve list by Talk 'N Text to give him time to recover from a gruelling stint with Gilas Pilipinas in the Fiba World Cup in Spain and the just-concluded Asian Games in ...
Oct 7, 2014
SEOUL, South Korea - Rarely has there been so much at stake in an Asian Games football final.It's North vs. South on the divided Korean peninsula, and it's a game South Korea's players are desperate to ...
Oct 1, 2014
INCHEON, Korea - Four fighters assured of bronze try to move up to the gold medal matches as they enter the semifinals, with focus on Mark Barriga as he battles home bet Shin Jonghun on Thursday in the men's light flyweight division ...
Oct 1, 2014
HWASEONG, South Korea - Endgame miscues and mental mistakes more than the physicality of the game cost Gilas Pilipinas the win against Iran in the 17th Asian Games basketball competitions.Although key players were saddled with foul trouble including naturalized player Marcus Douthit, ...
Sep 25, 2014
INCHEON, South Korea - Wilfredo Lopez and Ian Clark Bautista outpointed their rivals on Thursday to reach the round of 16 of the boxing competitions in the 17th Asian Games at the Seonhak Gymnasium.Lopez emerged a 2-1 winner over Aziz Achilov ...
Sep 25, 2014
HWASEONG, South Korea - The much-anticipated rematch between June Mar Fajardo and Hamed Haddadi didn't end up the way Gilas Pilipinas coach Chot Reyes had wanted it to.Saddled with foul trouble, Fajardo only had two points and four rebounds while ...
Sep 25, 2014
INCHEON, South Korea - The Qatari women's basketball team is still hoping for approval to play with their headscarves at the Asian Games, the chief of Qatar's delegation said Thursday, though officials were expected to disqualify them if they ...
Sep 25, 2014
INCHEON, South Korea - Reigning Southeast Asian Games champion Mario Fernandez reasserted his supremacy over Doncha Thathi of Thailand on Wednesday, scoring a 3-0 win in their bantamweight clash, a rousing win that kicked off the Philippine campaign in the boxing competition ...
Sep 24, 2014
INCHEON, South Korea - Asian Games organizers have confirmed a football player from Tajikistan tested positive for a banned stimulant in the first doping case at Incheon.The Olympic Council of Asia on Wednesday said Khurshed Beknazarov failed a test on Sept. 14, ...
Sep 24, 2014
SEOUL, South Korea - Asian Games organizers discarded 76 packaged lunches prepared for athletes after inspectors found salmonella in meat samples.Organizers in Incheon on Monday said the potentially contaminated meals had been prepared for athletes Sunday in shooting, fencing, weightlifting and the ...
Sep 23, 2014
INCHEON, South Korea - Nestor Colonia had to settle for peanuts instead of a full meal before competing because of the late delivery of food by organizers, and the Filipino weightlifter feels it greatly affected his performance on Saturday in the Asian Games. ...
Sep 21, 2014
INCHEON, South Korea - North Korea's Om Yun Chol has set a world record in the clean and jerk, lifting 170 kilograms in the men's 56-kilogram class at the Asian Games.Om, the 2012 Olympic champion and 2013 ...
Sep 21, 2014
INCHEON, South Korea - June Mar Fajardo's coming of age has given Gilas Pilipinas a fighting chance against Iran in the 2014 Asian Games basketball competitions here.This was the firm belief of Gilas Pilipinas team manager Aboy Castro as the team ...
Sep 20, 2014
SEOUL, South Korea - As the port city of Incheon prepares to host the Asian Games, some are worried about what happens when the party leaves town.Aside from looming potential debt, the games will also double as an expensive rehearsal for the ...
Sep 14, 2014
WHILE the expectation is for Marcus Douthit to fill in the void left by Andray Blatche, the naturalized player said he won't be surprised if he ends up as a back-up to the vastly improved June Mar Fajardo in ...
Sep 14, 2014
FORMER Fiba-Asia secretary general Moying Martelino said he hopes the Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee (Iagoc) will allow the Philippines to replace Andray Blatche in the event the naturalized Filipino citizen is officially declared ineligible for the 2014 Asiad.The Samahang ...
Aug 28, 2014
PHILIPPINE Olympic Committee (POC) president Jose 'Peping' Cojuangco has accused the Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee (Iagoc) of 'discrimination' amid questions over the eligibility of the Gilas Pilipinas trio of Andray Blatche, Gabe Norwood, and Jared Dillinger.Cojuangco said he was puzzled ...
Aug 28, 2014
LOCAL sports officials have vowed to make last-ditch appeals before the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) and the Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee (Iagoc) to allow naturalized player Andray Blatche to suit up for Gilas Pilipinas in the coming Asian Games. ...
Aug 27, 2014
GILAS Pilipinas has been bracketed in Group E with Asian champion Iran in the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, Korea.The Philippine national basketball team earned an automatic spot in the second round after finishing in the top eight of the Asian ...
Aug 21, 2014
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