DUBBED by many as the 'girl too beautiful to play volleyball', Kazakhstan hitter Sabina Altynbekova joined the 1 million followers club on Instagram just this week.Alongside her promising plays, pictures of the 24-year-old, 6-foot stunner also circulate around ...
Nov 7, 2020
IF YOU can't beat them, join them. Or in this case, steal their trademark catchphrase.When the first Borat movie was released in 2006, the government of Kazakhstan complained loudly about the film's wildly inaccurate (to say the least) portrayal ...
Oct 27, 2020
THE world championship remains very much elusive for Arthur Villanueva.The Filipino again failed in his title bid late Saturday night, suffering a seventh round technical knockout loss against Nordine Oubaali for the World Boxing Council bantamweight crown at the Barys Arena ...
Jul 7, 2019
ARTHUR Villanueva gets another crack at a world title when he vies for the World Boxing Council (WBC) bantamweight crown against undefeated defending champion Nordine Oubaali in Astana, Kazakhstan on Saturday.The 30-year-old Villanueva of the famed ALA boxing gym ...
Jul 2, 2019
TEAM Pilipinas is going back to the Fiba Basketball World Cup.The Philippines clinched a berth in the World Cup on Sunday night after beating Kazakhstan, 93-75, in its final qualifying match at the Republican Velodrome Saryarka in Astana, Kazakhstan.Andray ...
Feb 25, 2019
FINALLY getting some rest, Team Pilipinas looks all set for the ultimate challenge on Sunday in the FIBA World Cup qualifiers.The Filipinos held a light morning shootout less than 24 hours before facing Kazahkstan in a make-or-break game that ...
Feb 24, 2019
TEAM Pilipinas still managed to squeeze in a two-hour practice despite being travel-weary heading to its crucial FIBA World Cup qualifiers game against Kazakhstan on Sunday night.Despite having little rest following more than 18 hours of flight from Doha, ...
Feb 23, 2019
NATURALIZED player Anthony Clemmons is a major concern for Team Pilipinas when it plays Kazakhstan in its make-or-break final game in the Fiba World Cup qualifiers on Sunday night (Manila time).US-born Clemmons exploded for 31 points on 4- ...
Feb 22, 2019
AUSTRALIA beat Kazakhstan, 81-60, on Thursday night in the Fiba Basketball World Cup Asian qualifiers at the Republican Velodrome Saryaka in Astana.Isaac Humphries had 17 points and seven rebounds for Australia, which improved to 10-1 in Group F. The ...
Feb 22, 2019
NATIONAL coach Yeng Guiao hopes Team Pilipinas will be able to deal with not just Kazakhstan's strength but also the cold weather and the long flight for their away game in the sixth and final Fiba Basketball World Cup Asian qualifiers ...
Feb 12, 2019
HUMBLING as the defeat may be, June Mar Fajardo remained defiant in his belief that Team Pilipinas will be able to overcome its struggles and bounce back on Monday against Iran in the 2019 Fiba World Cup Asian qualifiers."Buo ang tiwala ...
Dec 1, 2018
IT'S deja vu all over again for Marcio Lassiter.A little over two months after incurring a cut on his left eyebrow from a wayward elbow from Iranian forward Arsalan Kazemi, the sweet-shooting swingman found himself bloodied once again ...
Dec 1, 2018
IT was Yeng Guiao's call who made it in Team Pilipinas' roster against Kazakhstan. And the national coach felt it was only proper that it was he who should shoulder the burden of its sorry loss Friday night that cast a ...
Dec 1, 2018
TEAM Pilipinas didn't just lose the game to Kazakhstan, 92-88, on Friday, it also blew its golden chance of inching closer to a berth to the 2019 Fiba World Cup.Had it won, the Philippines could've forced ...
Nov 30, 2018
YENG Guiao admitted the quickness and hot three-point shooting of Kazakhstan spelled the difference in Team Pilipinas' crucial 92-88 loss Friday night in the FIBA World Cup qualifiers.The visiting team waxed hot from three-point range by going ...
Nov 30, 2018
ALEXANDR Zhigulin was smoking hot as Kazakhstan torched the Philippines to come away with a 92-88 squeaker Friday in the 2019 Fiba World Cup Asian qualifiers at Mall of Asia Arena.The Kazakhs' starting center waxed hot from deep to ...
Nov 30, 2018
KAZAKHSTAN coach Renatas Kurilionokas hopes for a different result on Friday when it plays Team Pilipinas in the Fiba Basketball World Cup Asian qualifiers at the Mall of Asia Arena.The last time Kazakhstan faced the Philippines, they were dealt a 37- ...
Nov 29, 2018
ARWIND Santos insisted he doesn't mind being left out of the Final 12 for Team Pilipinas in the Fiba World Cup qualifier against Kazakhstan, saying he has full faith in the wisdom and plans of national coach Yeng Guiao.Santos ...
Nov 29, 2018
NATIONAL coach Yeng Guiao is wary of Kazakhstan's gunners as Team Pilipinas prepares to take on the visitors on Friday in the ffith window of the Fiba Basketball World Cup Asian qualifiers.After days of viewing videos of previous Kazakhstan games ...
Nov 29, 2018
THE Ginebra quartet of LA Tenorio, Greg Slaughter, Japeth Aguilar and Scottie Thompson joined June Mar Fajardo in the 12-man Team Pilipinas team that will play Kazakhstan on Friday in the fifth window of the Fiba World Cup qualifiers.San Miguel&# ...
Nov 28, 2018
FORMER Olympians and basketball greats showed their support the Team Pilipinas ahead of the fifth window of the Fiba World Cup qualifiers.A small group of veteran and cage heroes led by Rafael Hechanova, Tony Genato, and Robert Jaworski Sr. were present ...
Nov 28, 2018
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