NIGERIA beat China, 86-73, on Sunday night and denied the 2019 Fiba Basketball World Cup hosts an outright spot in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.The Nigerians frustrated the host to seal a place in the Tokyo Games as the best African ...
Sep 8, 2019
VOLGOGRAD, Russia - Ahmed Musa gave Nigeria its first win at this year's World Cup, and gave Argentina a gift.Musa scored two second-half goals to help the Nigerians beat Iceland, 2-0, on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) and move ...
Jun 23, 2018
KALININGRAD, Russia - Even in a more defensive role, Luka Modric can still lead the attack.The Croatia midfielder scored one goal and set up the other in his team's 2-0 victory over Nigeria on Saturday at the World Cup ( ...
Jun 17, 2018
PRINCE Orizu is looking to stay in game shape as he waits for a call-up from the Nigerian national team for the Fiba Basketball World Cup Africa qualifiers.The FEU import bared he was told by Nigeria basketball authorities that he ...
May 27, 2018
PRINCE Orizu will play for the Nigerian basketball team in the 21st Commonwealth Games basketball competitions in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.The Far Eastern University center will be part of the team along with former NBA player Ike Diogu, who is playing ...
Mar 17, 2018
KRASNODAR, Russia - Argentina striker Sergio Aguero was taken to a hospital for checks after he fainted during halftime of the team's friendly match against Nigeria on Tuesday.The Argentine Football Association said on its Twitter account that the Manchester City ...
Nov 15, 2017
DAKAR, Senegal - Reggie Moore rarely gets through a day without stopping for an autograph or selfie in the basketball-mad African country of Angola."If I'm in the mall, it's going to be 30 to 40 selfies," said ...
Sep 15, 2017
BEN Mbala stood out anew with 32 points and 10 rebounds but his efforts were not enough as Cameroon lost to Nigeria, 106-91, on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) in the quarterfinals of the Fiba Afrobasket in Tunisia.The La Salle big ...
Sep 15, 2017
THE African champion won't be in Russia for next year's World Cup.Cameroon was the first team to be eliminated in the final round of qualifying in Africa after drawing with Nigeria 1-1 at home on Monday. ...
Sep 5, 2017
THE Philippine men's team regained its form and defeated Nigeria, 3-1, while the women's team fell to India, 3.5-1.5, in round three of the 42nd Chess Olympiad in Baku, Azerbaijan.Grandmasters Eugene Torre, John Paul Gomez, ...
Sep 5, 2016
SAO PAULO - Lukas Klosertmann and Nils Peterson scored to send Germany into the Olympic gold-medal match for the first time with a 2-0 semifinal victory over Nigeria on Wednesday.The Germans will play Brazil on Saturday at the Maracana Stadium ...
Aug 18, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - It's time for Neymar and company to turn those boos into cheers.Olympic host Brazil takes on Honduras in the men's semifinals of the Rio football tournament on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time).It's ...
Aug 17, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - The door to the men's basketball quarterfinal remains wide open in Group B after Nigeria upset Croatia, 90-76, on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) to capture the team's second Olympic victory ever.Croatia (2- ...
Aug 14, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - Spain got its first victory of the Olympics, and almost nobody saw the beginning of it.The men's basketball silver medalists in the last two Olympics held off Nigeria 96-87 Thursday night (Friday, Manila time) in ...
Aug 12, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - Manu Ginobili got his fourth Olympics started with 12 points and an easy victory, as Argentina beat Nigeria, 94-66, on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) in the final Olympic men's basketball game of the night.Facundo Campazzo ...
Aug 8, 2016
HOUSTON - Carmelo Anthony scored 19 points and the US Olympic basketball team wrapped up its unbeaten exhibition tour with a 110-66 victory over Nigeria on Monday night (Tuesday, Manila time).The Americans weren't quite as potent this time but ...
Aug 2, 2016
TEAM USA capped its pre-Olympic schedule with a 110-66 rout of Nigeria on Monday in Houston, Texas (Tuesday, Manila time).Carmelo Anthony scored 19 points and five other Team USA members had double-digit scores.Klay Thompson scored 17 as ...
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SAN ANTONIO - Manu Ginobili will be available to play for Argentina's basketball team in the Rio Olympics.The Argentine federation announced Ginobili's decision Thursday (Friday, Manila time). It will be a fourth Olympics for the San Antonio Spurs ...
Mar 25, 2016
BRIGHT Akhuetie scored 10 of his game-high 31 points in overtime as Perpetual Help beat Jose Rizal University, 86-83, on Tuesday in the NCAA Season 91 seniors basketball tournament at The Arena in San Juan.Scottie Thompson had his third ...
Aug 18, 2015
NIGERIAN reinforcement Bright Akhuetie scored 15 points, pulled down 10 rebounds and had two blocks to lift Perpetual Help to a 59-47 win over Letran on Thursday in the Filoil Flying V Hanes Premier Cup at the San Juan Arena.Gerald ...
Apr 29, 2015
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