JUST when everything looked bleak for the country's campaign and the 17th Asian Games down to its final few days in Incheon, South Korea, BMX rider Daniel Caluag came out of nowhere like the proverbial thief in the night. Despite not ...
Feb 2, 2015
PBA
CHOT Reyes broke his three-week silence on the micro-blogging site Twitter with defiant words quoting Theodore Roosevelt, then stood firm as he finally responded to questions about a tumultuous Asian Games showing that saw the Gilas Pilipinas coach come under ...
Oct 14, 2014
PBA
A TIME to relax and support his alma mater.San Mig Coffee forward Marc Pingris was an interested spectator in Game Two of the UAAP men's basketball finals Wednesday between Far Eastern University and National University played before a cheering crowd ...
Oct 8, 2014
JUST days after the Philippines posted its worst finish in the Asian Games in 24 years, local officials started training their sights Southeast Asian Games and set a lofty goal of as high as third place."Hindi na puwede 'yung sixth ...
Oct 7, 2014
PBA
FOR the most successful coach in PBA history, Chot Reyes is still the man for the Gilas Pilipinas job.Brickbats thrown Reyes' way in the days after the Asian Games debacle has hardly swayed Tim Cone from his stand that Reyes ...
Oct 5, 2014
INCHEON, Korea - Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) chairman Ritchie Garcia urged National Sports Associations (NSA) to get their acts together and inspired their respective athletes to ensure a better showing for the country in next year's Southeast Asian Games.Garcia made the ...
Oct 5, 2014
INCHEON, Korea - As the curtains fell on the 17th Asian Games on Saturday, the Philippines was left to wallow in its worst finish in the last six editions as the country bows out with one gold, two silver, and 12 bronze medals ...
Oct 4, 2014
PBA
BASKETBALL legend Ramon Fernandez hit out at Chot Reyes on Friday for what he termed as a 'disrespectful' and 'shameful' act of instructing Gilas Pilipinas to shoot in its own basket late in a win over Kazakhstan in ...
Oct 3, 2014
INCHEON, Korea - Charly Suarez admitted his Mongolian opponent deserved the gold medal at the end of their lightweight final in the boxing competitions of the 2014 Asian Games.Suarez lost via split decision to Otgondalai Dorjnyambuu of Mongolia on Friday at the ...
Oct 3, 2014
INCHEON, South Korea - Another gold medal slipped through the Philippines' grasp on Friday when Charly Suarez lost a split decision to Mongolia's Otgondalai Dorjnyambuu in the lightweight finals of the Asian Games boxing competition.Suarez lost the gold-medal ...
Oct 3, 2014
HWASEONG, South Korea - Ranidel de Ocampo scored a team-high 25 points as Gilas Pilipinas wore down a hot-starting Mongolia side, 84-68, on Wednesday to finish a disappointing 2014 Asian Games campaign on a winning note.De Ocampo pumped life ...
Oct 1, 2014
INCHEON, Korea - Daniel Caluag gave the country its first gold medal in the 17th Asian Games.Caluag met expectations on Wednesday when he ruled the men's BMX race at the Ganghwa Asiad BMX Track, 52 kilometers northeast of the Athletes Village, ...
Oct 1, 2014
IF you plan to watch Gilas Pilipinas' farewell game in the 2014 Asian Games, chances are you won't find it on television.Sources from Asiad partner TV5 bared the host broadcaster in Incheon, South Korea has decided not to ...
Sep 30, 2014
PBA
RAIN or Shine coach Yeng Guiao said Gilas Pilipinas needs to realign its priorities, insisting that the national team program should focus more on conquering Asia than impressing on the world stage.Asked about his opinion after a Gilas team that made ...
Sep 30, 2014
HWASEONG, Korea - National coach Chot Reyes on Monday criticized the officiating as well as the Asian Games schedule after a loss to China dropped Gilas Pilipinas to the lowest finish by a Philippine basketball team in the quadrennial event.Reyes was already ...
Sep 29, 2014
HWASEONG, SOUTH KOREA - Gilas Pilipinas' damned campaign in the 2014 Asian Games turned from bad to worse on Monday as it was dealt a 71-78 defeat by a young, rebuilding China team at the start of the consolation round of ...
Sep 29, 2014
INCHEON, Korea - Taekwondo jin Benjamin Keith Sembrano was taken to the Jan Chok Medical Hospital on Monday after he complained of severe chest pains, but has returned to the Athletes Village to be monitored before being given the go signal to return ...
Sep 29, 2014
PBA
SAMAHANG Basketbol ng Pilipinas president Manny V. Pangilinan broke his silence on Monday over Gilas Pilipinas' failed gold-medal campaign in the basketball competition of the 2014 Asian Games, saying he still takes pride in what the team has accomplished as ...
Sep 29, 2014
HWASEONG, Korea - Chot Reyes said Gilas Pilipinas, as a team, decided to let Marcus Douthit play in Sunday's game against Kazakhstan in the quarterfinals of the Asian Games.Douthit was reinstated to the Gilas lineup on Sunday against Kazakhstan, a day ...
Sep 28, 2014
INCHEON, Korea - If turning heads could win medals in the 17th Asian Games, the Philippines could have won two golds already.Pauline Louise Lopez, gold medalist in the 2013 Asian Youth Games in Nanjing, China, and one of the gold medal bets ...
Sep 28, 2014
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