ASSOCIATION of Boxing Alliances of the Philippines (ABAP) president Ricky Vargas says the outbreak of the coronavirus has hampered the Philippine boxing team's preparations for the Tokyo Olympics."Nalulungkot lang ako sa nangyayari kasi ang ganda na ng momentum, tapos ganito ...
Mar 19, 2020
EUMIR Felix Marcial added icing on the cake by winning the middleweight gold in the Asia-Oceania Olympic Boxing Qualification Tournament early Thursday in Amman, Jordan.The Filipino pug eked out a 3-2 decision against Abilkham Amankul of Kazakhstan in the ...
Mar 12, 2020
EUMIR Felix Marcial advanced to the middleweight finals of the 2020 Asia-Oceania Olympic Boxing Qualification Tournament early on Wednesday in Amman, Jordan.Marcial scored a 4-1 victory over Ashis Kumar of India in their semifinal bout at the Prince Hamzah ...
Mar 11, 2020
DÜSSELDORF, Germany - For many athletes and teams who have yet to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics, the global virus outbreak is spoiling plans and ruining hopes.Qualifying events are being canceled or postponed almost daily, and time is running out for ...
Mar 11, 2020
EUMIR Felix Marcial moved a step closer to a berth in the Tokyo Olympics following a dominant win over Kirra Ruston of Australia on Thursday in the Asian-Oceania Boxing Qualification Tournament in Amman, Jordan.The Filipino middleweight, seeded in the 75 ...
Mar 5, 2020
FEARING for the safety of its participants, the Fiba 3x3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Bangalore, India has been postponed.The tournament, which offers three spots for both men's and women's division in the inaugural staging of 3x3 basketball ...
Mar 4, 2020
TAIPEI, Taiwan - Baseball's final qualifying event for the Tokyo Olympics has been postponed from April to June because of concerns over the virus outbreak that has infected nearly 89,000 people and caused more than 3,000 deaths, mostly in ...
Mar 2, 2020
THE Philippine boxing team shrugged off the threats of the novel coronavirus and is now in Thailand for its two-week training camp as it gears for the coming Asia-Oceania Olympic qualification three weeks from now in Amman, Jordan.The seven- ...
Feb 14, 2020
NEW YORK - USA Basketball will have a team of WNBA players available to qualify for 3-on-3 at the Olympics.Kelsey Plum, Allisha Gray, Katie Lou Samuelson and Stefanie Dolson headline the 11 players invited to a training camp this week ...
Feb 12, 2020
THE Philippine Taekwondo Association (PTA) is taking a wait-and-see attitude in its campaign in the coming Asian Qualification Tournament for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.The two-day event set April 10 and 11 will be held in Wuxi, China, where ...
Feb 6, 2020
THE top honcho of the country's boxing association expressed utter disappointment in the Philippines' failed bid to bring here the Asia-Oceania Boxing Qualifying Tournament for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.Manny V. Pangilinan, chairman of the Association of Boxing Alliances in ...
Jan 25, 2020
ATHENS, Greece - Greece coach Rick Pitino is planning on trying to qualify for the 2020 Olympics without Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo.Pitino officially took over as coach of the Greek national basketball team on Monday. He said he would leave a ...
Nov 12, 2019
THE grind never stops for the domestic 3x3 basketball league with the new season of the Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas 3x3 set to open in January.Five conferences were held in the inaugural season, while also as hosting the first ever Asia ...
Nov 2, 2019
THE Olympic dream is alive for the Philippines as it earned a ticket to the Fiba 3x3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament (OQT) for men.The Philippines was one of the 20 nations which earned a place in the OQT, to be held in ...
Nov 1, 2019
PHILIPPINE basketball's run of bad luck is far from over.Gilas Pilipinas failed to secure a place in the Olympic Qualifying Tournament for the 2020 Tokyo Games after it was leapfrogged by Korea in the Fiba rankings at the end ...
Sep 19, 2019
BEIJING - Serbia coach Sasha Djordjevic said on Saturday he's resigning after his team - among the favorites to win the basketball World Cup in China - settled for fifth place.Djordjevic broke the news after Serbia beat the Czech Republic, 90-81, ...
Sep 15, 2019
WITH the team already out of contention for the second round of the Fiba Basketball World Cup, Gilas Pilipinas is now hoping to qualify in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics through the tournament.Seven places in the Olympics are at stake including one ...
Sep 4, 2019
THE Olympics is now within reach for the Philippines after it climbed to No. 24 in the world in the most recent Fiba 3x3 rankings for men.The country has reached the baseline threshold set by Fiba of 6,692,340 points ...
Jul 29, 2019
THE Philippines is four spots away from cracking the top 24 and earning a ticket to the Olympic Qualifying Tournament (OQT) for 3x3 basketball.The country has risen to the no. 28 spot in the latest Fiba 3x3 federation rankings, amassing 6, ...
Jul 26, 2019
THE Philippines beat Palestine, 7-0, on Tuesday to end its campaign in the AFC Women's Olympic Football Tournament qualifiers in Doha.The Malditas finished the second round with six points after two wins and one defeat in Group C, but ...
Apr 10, 2019
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