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
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
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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
HE'S not one to make excuses, but Gilas deputy coach Alex Compton believes the national team could have gotten a better shot at an Olympic berth had it gotten a more favorable playing schedule in the Fiba OQT.As it ...
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
JAYSON Castro has indicated his stint in the Fiba Olympic Qualifying Tournament will be his last for Gilas Pilipinas.Castro bared his plans to put an end to his international career minutes after an 80-89 loss to New Zealand on Wednesday ...
Jul 7, 2016
MOMENTS after a loss to New Zealand ended Gilas Pilipinas' dream of a return to the Olympics, skipper Gabe Norwood gathered the team in midcourt for one final salute.Problem was, an emotional Norwood was at a loss for words."I&# ...
Jul 6, 2016
NEW Zealand put an end to Gilas Pilipinas' dream of a return to the Olympics on Wednesday night, hacking out a 89-80 victory behind the torrid scoring of the Webster brothers and a scrappy defense that wore down the Filipinos ...
Jul 6, 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
JUST hours after celebrating a close win over Gilas Pilipinas, a dampener came for the celebrated French pair of Boris Diaw and Tony Parker.From hundreds of miles away, the French team competing in the 2016 Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Manila received ...
Jul 6, 2016
LOCAL sports bettors had mixed emotions about Gilas Pilipinas' 93-84 loss to France in the opener of the Fiba Olympic Qualifying Tournament on Tuesday night.While sad that the Filipino dribblers lost to Les Bleus, fans who bet on the Philippines ...
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
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