DOHA, Qatar - With cameras in the starting blocks peering up the legs of athletes into their eyes, television viewers have been taken closer to the action than ever before at the world championships.Just too up close and personal for some athletes." ...
Oct 3, 2019
PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil - Lionel Messi avoided another disappointment with the national team as Argentina escaped elimination in the group stage of the Copa America.Lautaro Martinez and Sergio Aguero scored a goal in each half as Argentina defeated guest team Qatar 2- ...
Jun 24, 2019
SAO PAULO - Duvan Zapata scored with an 86th-minute header off a perfect cross by James Rodriguez to give Colombia a 1-0 win over guest Qatar and a spot in the knockout stage of the Copa America on Wednesday.After squandering ...
Jun 20, 2019
RIO DE JANEIRO - Qatar refused to panic as it recovered from a two-goal deficit to draw, 2-2, with Paraguay in its Copa America debut on Sunday.The Asian champions could have done even better at the Maracana but Paraguay goalkeeper ...
Jun 17, 2019
DOHA, Qatar - Barcelona great Xavi Hernandez will begin his coaching career with Qatari club Al-Sadd.Al-Sadd says Xavi is taking charge of the team he helped become Qatari league champion this season.The 39-year-old midfielder played four seasons ...
May 29, 2019
GILAS Pilipinas Men's 3x3 bowed out contention for the the 2019 Fiba 3x3 Asia Cup main tournament, losing to Qatar, 21-17, on Thursday at Changsha, China.Playing without flamboyant guard Ricci Rivero, who suffered an ankle sprain in the ...
May 22, 2019
TEAM Pilipinas played what was easily its best game under Yeng Guiao in the Fiba World Cup Asian qualifiers on Thursday night away to Qatar.In didn't happen by accident.Backed against the wall, the Philippine side found another gear ...
Feb 22, 2019
ANDRAY Blatche made a rousing comeback for Team Pilipinas, leading the national squad to an 84-46 win over Qatar on Thursday night in the Fiba Basketball World Cup Asian qualifiers at the Al-Ghafara Sports Club Multi-Purpose Hall in Doha. ...
Feb 22, 2019
THIRDY Ravena will get his shot at representing the country as he was included in coach Yeng Guiao's 12-man roster for Gilas Pilipinas' game against Qatar in the 2019 Fiba World Cup Asian qualifiers.The high-flying Ateneo ...
Feb 19, 2019
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Amid shoes being thrown in insult, Qatar won its politically charged match against host United Arab Emirates, 4-0, on Tuesday and advanced to the Asian Cup final.The Qataris, who will host the World Cup in ...
Jan 30, 2019
TEAM Pilipinas will be hard-pressed to cram on its practices for the FIBA World Cup qualifier once Andray Blatche arrives in the country this Friday.Coach Yeng Guiao disclosed the 6-foot-11 Blatche will only be able to join the ...
Jan 29, 2019
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Qatar and the United Arab Emirates will meet in a politically-charged semifinal at the Asian Cup after they knocked out the two favorites on Friday.Since June 2017, the UAE has been part of a quartet ...
Jan 26, 2019
CARLO Biado continued his winning ways on Wednesday, beating Wu Jiaqing of China, 11-9, to advance to the quarterfinals of the 2018 World 9-Ball Championship in Doha, Qatar.Biado, seeded third in the competition, won the final two racks of ...
Dec 19, 2018
GIVE all the excuses you can make, but for Beau Belga, Team Pilipinas losing in its home court, sold out or closed-doors, is always unacceptable."Mahirap matalo sa home court mo. Baka paglabas mo ng Araneta, batuhin ka ng fans dyan, ...
Sep 18, 2018
TIM Lewis lamented Qatar veered away from what it had been doing right in the first half, costing the visitors what could've been a big upset over Team Pilipinas in the FIBA World Cup qualifiers on Monday night.The Qataris ...
Sep 17, 2018
SHOOTING woes continue to hamper Team Pilipinas' campaign in the FIBA World Cup Asian qualifiers.The Filipinos again struggled from three-point range and were fortunate enough to beat Qatar, 92-81, in a rare closed-door game at the Smart ...
Sep 17, 2018
TEAM Philippines shook off its lackluster first half and got its act together just in time to hammer Qatar, 92-81, in the 2019 Fiba World Cup Asian qualifiers on Monday in their closed-door game at Smart Araneta Coliseum.Scottie Thompson ...
Sep 17, 2018
MATTHEW Wright may just be what the doctor ordered for Team Pilipinas in its closed-door game against Qatar on Monday.With the Philippines going 5-of-28 from downtown in its 81-73 defeat to Iran last Thursday, some believe that ...
Sep 16, 2018
WEIRD as the closed-door set-up of Team Pilipinas' game against Qatar is on Monday, Stanley Pringle is looking forward to the opportunity knowing how rare of an occurrence the situation will be."I'm definitely excited for this ...
Sep 16, 2018
RAYMOND Almazan and Allein Maliksi hold no grudges despite being left out of coach Yeng Guiao's 12-man roster for Team Philippines' closed-door home game against Qatar on Monday."Wala namang problema doon eh," said Almazan. "Everybody happy ...
Sep 16, 2018
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