PBA
ANGELES CITY - Is age really fast catching up with two-time PBA MVP James Yap?After recovering from a groin injury, the 38-year-old shooting guard is nursing a knee injury that reduced his production and limited his playing time in ...
Oct 13, 2020
PBA
CLARK FREEPORT - It's so strange seeing James Yap with bulging muscles in both arms and sporting a buff physique. But that's the new look the two-time PBA MVP shows off in the PBA season restart, which he hopes would ...
Oct 11, 2020
PBA
JAMES Yap doesn't see any problem staying and playing inside a PBA bubble for the next two months.It's a sacrifice pro players like him will have to make, according to Yap.It's also a way of giving back ...
Sep 13, 2020
EJ Obiena sustained his streak of podium finishes in the time of pandemic, bagging a silver medal in the virtual 'Who is the Finest Pole Vaulter in the World' competition in Formia, Italy.The Filipino pole vaulter cleared the bar at 5. ...
Aug 18, 2020
PBA
RAIN or Shine expects two-time MVP James Yap and Kris Rosales to be around when team workouts are finally given the green light by the PBA.Coach Caloy Garcia said management has been in constant communication with the two players, who ...
Jul 20, 2020
WHILE the Philippines continued to record a rising number of cases of COVID-19, other parts of the world are slowly getting on the road to recovery.Italy, where PBA vet James Yap is currently staying with his wife and two children, ...
Jul 7, 2020
BARCELONA, Spain - Shrieks of joy rang out on Sunday in the streets of Spain as children were allowed to leave their homes for the first time in six weeks, while residents of Italy and France were eager to hear their leaders' ...
Apr 26, 2020
ROME - It was the biggest game in Atalanta's history and a third of Bergamo's population made the short trip to Milan's famed San Siro Stadium.Nearly 2,500 fans of visiting Spanish club Valencia also traveled ...
Mar 26, 2020
NBA
SAO PAULO - For little Kobe Bryant growing up in Italy, the player that amazed him as a child was a skinny and half bald Brazilian guard that often beat his father's teams with long-distance shots.Oscar Schmidt, one of ...
Jan 29, 2020
HIDILYN Diaz strengthened her bid for an Olympic spot after winning the gold in the Rome 2020 Weightlifting World Cup in Italy.Diaz lifted 212 kilograms after a 93 in the snatch and 119 in the clean and jerk to win the ...
Jan 28, 2020
HIDILYN Diaz hopes to prop up his world ranking in a bid to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics as she competes in the IWF Roma World Cup in Italy starting this week.The 28-year-old Filipina left for Europe last week ...
Jan 26, 2020
OFFERS are already coming from overseas to secure the services of Thirdy Ravena.But the three-time UAAP Finals MVP is putting everything in consideration before making a decision."We're still trying to see kung ano yung final plan. We&# ...
Jan 14, 2020
ROME - Two years after failing to qualify for the World Cup, Italy's turnaround could not be more emphatic.The Azzurri overcame Greece's defensive tactics for a 2-0 win Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) and qualified for the 2020 ...
Oct 13, 2019
CHICAGO - Moses was still wearing short pants when Snow Badua started covering the PBA. A veteran reporter, he commands a vast network of sources and has served more scoops than an ice cream shop Snow is no flake when it comes to ...
Sep 4, 2019
FOSHAN, CHINA - Yeng Guiao has gone out of his way to make himself available for interviews, painstakingly explaining the Philippines' circumstances, goals and position to every single media person that approached him.In the face of mounting criticism over two blowout ...
Sep 4, 2019
ITALY clinched a spot to the next round as it clobbered Angola, 92-61, on Monday in the Fiba World Cup at the Foshan International Sports and Cultural Arena in China.Picking up from where they left off after a 108-62 ...
Sep 2, 2019
Everyone's scrambling for positives in Gilas Pilipinas' 46-point blowout loss to Italy over the weekend, but it appears that we don't have to look far to find one area where the Pinoys gave the Italians a ...
Sep 2, 2019
CHICAGO - Utter defeat is such a powerful force. It makes the strong kneel in weak surrender. It also humbles the proud.After Italy scrubbed the Philippines all over the GBA Sports and Recreation Arena floor two days ago, Andray Blatche bared his ...
Sep 2, 2019
FOSHAN, CHINA - Don't bother telling Robert Bolick that he made quite an impression in his 2019 Fiba World Cup debut, Or that he proved to be one of only a few bright spots for Gilas Pilipinas in a terrible 108- ...
Sep 2, 2019
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