RAJKO Toroman said Serbia considers the result of its match against Gilas Pilipinas in the Fiba Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Belgrade a real disappointment.The former Smart Gilas coach said the Serbian team and its fans were left disappointed by the result, ...
Jul 1, 2021
THE PHILIPPINES drew a line on the sand and said, "Not without a fight."The youngest national squad in history rose to the occasion, pulling off a gallant run against world no. 5 Serbia, 83-76, early Thursday morning (Philippine time) in ...
Jul 1, 2021
GILAS Pilipinas 3x3 men's team warms up for the final stage of its preparations for the coming Tokyo Olympic Qualifier in Graz, Austria.The quintet of CJ Perez, Joshua Munzon, Mo Tautuaa, Alvin Pasaol, and Leonard Santillan began its twice-a- ...
May 19, 2021
THE Philippine Rowing Association hopes to end a 20-year drought as five-man team leaves for Japan with a mission to book a berth in the coming Tokyo Olympics.Zuriel Sumintac, Roque Abala Jr., Cris Nievarez, Melcah Jen Caballero, and Joanie ...
Apr 28, 2021
THE coming Asian Weightlifting Championship not only serves as an Olympic qualifier for Hidilyn Diaz, but a warm up tournament as well.Having been holed in Malaysia for more than a year now, Diaz has been inactive the last 12 months or ...
Mar 2, 2021
PBA
THE PBA has yet to get an official word from the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) on the course of action it will take following the Philippines' last-minute inclusion in the qualifying tournament for the Tokyo Olympics.Commissioner Willie Marcial said ...
Feb 27, 2021
PBA
THE purpose may be noble but it's something not feasible at this point.PBA Commissioner Willie Marcial doesn't think it would be possible to lend CJ Perez and Mo Tautuaa to play for the Gilas 3x3 team that will be ...
Aug 16, 2020
THE Asia-Oceania Tokyo 2020 Boxing Qualifying event to the Tokyo Olympics set in Wuhan will not push through amid growing concerns over the outbreak of the corona virus in the Chinese city.The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Boxing Task Force made ...
Jan 23, 2020
CHINA overcame an early three-run deficit to beat the Philippines, 8-3, on Wednesday in the WBSC Softball Asia/Oceania qualifier for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.The Blu Girls gave up five runs in the sixth inning including a two-out ...
Sep 25, 2019
THE Philippines beat South Korea, 10-1, on Tuesday in the WBSC Asia/Oceania Qualifier for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in Shanghai, China.Ann Antolihao and Sierra Lange combined for six strikeouts, while giving up just four hits as the Blu Girls ...
Sep 24, 2019
THE Philippines gets an initial feel of what 3x3 basketball would be like when the event makes its Olympic debut in Tokyo two years from now as it hosts the 2018 edition of the World Cup on June 8 to 12 at ...
Jan 18, 2018
BASED on statistics, it is going to be experience versus youth when France battles Canada for a ticket to Rio de Janeiro in the Fiba Manila Olympic Qualifying Tournament.But French captain Boris Diaw doesn't necessarily think so as he ...
Jul 10, 2016
PBA
WILFRED Uytengsu has always taken pride in running an Alaska that does things the right way.And while Calvin Abueva at times looks like an odd fit in the organization, the Alaska team owner can only praise the way 'The Beast&# ...
Jul 8, 2016
NICOLAS Batum will finally see action for France on Saturday in its semifinal match against Turkey in the Fiba Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Manila.France coach Vincent Collet said he expects Batum's clearance from the NBA to arrive on Friday, days ...
Jul 7, 2016
HAMADY N'Diyae is glad to be back in Manila and is hoping to see Manny Pacquiao, his former coach in the PBA.While the primary objective is trying to lift Senegal in its bid for an Olympic slot, N'Diyae would ...
Jul 6, 2016
GILAS Pilipinas got a taste of a proud New Zealand tradition when the Tall Blacks performed the haka dance before their match on Wednesday in the Fiba Olympic Qualifying Tournament.The Nationals held each other as the Tall Blacks performed the traditional ...
Jul 6, 2016
CANADA eked out a close 58-55 win over a hard-fighting Senegal side and became the first team to book a semis berth in the Fiba Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Manila on Wednesday night.The Canadians controlled the game from the ...
Jul 6, 2016
GILAS Pilipinas players stayed proud of what the team displayed against France, seeing the result of the match as another step towards respectability in international competitions.The Philippine national squad gave France a rough time before the Les Bleus secured a hard- ...
Jul 6, 2016
ANDRAY Blatche said Gilas Pilipinas needs to play more disciplined basketball if it hopes to make it past the group round of the 2016 Fiba Olympic Qualifying Tournament at the Mall of Asia Arena.Blatche scored a team-high 21 points that ...
Jul 6, 2016
A STAR-STUDDED France side survived a giant scare from a gritty Gilas Pilipinas side, 93-84, on Tuesday night in the opener of the 2016 Olympic Qualifying Tournament that was a lot closer than most fans expected.France, at No. 5 ...
Jul 5, 2016
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