YENG Guiao considered the injury to Marcio Lassiter as a 'really bad news' for Gilas Pilipinas' coming campaign in the FIBA World Cup in China.Guiao said injuries do happen although he rued it was unfortunate Lassiter suffered the ...
Jul 26, 2019
DANILO Galinari of the Los Angeles Clippers has been included by Italy in its pool for the 2019 Fiba Basketball World Cup.In a report by Fiba.com, Italy head coach Meo Sachetti has named a 24-man pool for the World ...
Jul 2, 2019
ATHENS, Greece - Italy's new attack-minded approach continues to pay off as the Azzurri beat Greece 3-0 on Saturday to move three points clear at the top of their 2020 European Championship qualifying group.Nicolo Barella, Lorenzo Insigne and ...
Jun 9, 2019
PARMA, Italy - Veteran forward Fabio Quagliarella became the oldest player to score for Italy as he converted two penalties to help the Azzurri beat 10-man Liechtenstein 6-0 on Tuesday in qualifying for the 2020 European Championship.It was the first ...
Mar 27, 2019
TEAM Pilipinas coach Yeng Guiao believes the match against Angola is the most realistic chance for the national squad to pull off a victory in the Fiba Basketball World Cup, but he made it clear the task won't be an ...
Mar 17, 2019
TEAM Pilipinas opens its Fiba World Cup campaign against Italy on Aug 31 in Foshan, China.Angola and Serbia, which are also bracketed in Group D along with Philippines and Italy, will also see action on opening day, which features a heavy ...
Mar 17, 2019
WITH the best of the best converging in China come August for the 2019 Fiba World Cup, every group offers a tough draw for everyone.And the Philippines is no different, with Gilas Pilipinas having its work cut out for it facing ...
Mar 17, 2019
GILAS Pilipinas will have an uphill climb in the group stages of the 2019 Fiba World Cup as it was slotted in Group D in the draw on Saturday at Shenzhen, China.Awaiting the Philippines are Olympic silver medalist Serbia, European contender ...
Mar 16, 2019
THREE more international teams are set to field squads in the 2019 Chooks-to-Go SM NBTC League as Italy, Guam, and Vancover join the national high school basketball joust come March next year."This year, we are happy to have Italy, ...
Dec 8, 2018
ROME - Italy is finally showing signs of emerging from its crisis, nearly a year after failing to qualify for the World Cup.Cristiano Biraghi's goal in stoppage time earned the Azzurri a much-needed 1-0 win in Poland on ...
Oct 15, 2018
The Italian and Spanish leagues get underway this weekend, a week after the English and French leagues started. In Germany, there are cup matches.What to watch in the leading soccer competitions in Europe this weekend:ITALYCristiano Ronaldo is expected to make ...
Aug 17, 2018
JUST looking at his resume, Dalph Panopio could be easily thought of as this flashy 6-foot-1 teenage guard who honed his basketball skills in Italy - one who could easily stand out in this crowd of Pinoy teenagers.But the paper ...
Jul 29, 2018
CRISTIANO Ronaldo is leaving Real Madrid to join Italian club Juventus in a move expected to benefit the Portugal forward's tax return.Juventus said it paid 112 million euros ($131.5 million) for Ronaldo, who signed a four-year deal ...
Jul 11, 2018
BOCAUE - Rae Lin D'Alie crowned Italy's dream run to the 2018 Fiba 3x3 World Cup with a gold medal by presiding over a 16-12 victory over defending champion Russia on Tuesday night at Philippine Arena here.The diminutive ...
Jun 12, 2018
BOCAUE - Marcella Filippi drained the biggest basket for Italy as her jumper from deep brought her side a 15-13 overtime win over China and advance to the women's Finals of the 2018 Fiba 3x3 World Cup Tuesday at Philippine Arena ...
Jun 12, 2018
BOCAUE - Italy moved on to the 2018 Fiba 3x3 World Cup women's tournament semifinals with a big upset over United States, 17-14, on Tuesday at Philippine Arena.Rae Lin D'Alie drained the huge go-ahead two-pointer, before Guilia ...
Jun 12, 2018
ST. GALLEN, Switzerland - Mari Balotelli marked his return to the Italy team with the opening goal as the Azzurri beat Saudi Arabia, 2-1, in an international friendly on Monday in Roberto Mancini's first match in charge.Balotelli, who last ...
May 29, 2018
FLORENCE, Italy - Former Italy captain Gianluigi Buffon will still be considered if he wants to return to the national team.Buffon retired from international soccer in November after Italy lost a World Cup playoff to Sweden, but he recently returned for friendlies. ...
May 25, 2018
MANCHESTER, England - Without a slightly injured Lionel Messi, Ever Banega and Manuel Lanzini provided late goals for Argentina in a 2-0 win over Italy in a pre-World Cup friendly on Friday.Messi was left on the bench due to a ...
Mar 23, 2018
NO fake news here.It's time for the fifth annual Newby awards!We're doling out the highly coveted trophies (disclaimer: we don't have actual trophies) for the best, worst and downright ludicrous in the world of ...
Dec 23, 2017
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